Game of thrones star plays a murder investigation in a new pivot series, set in the far north, that also features Christopher Eccleston. On ‘Game of Thrones,” Richard Dormer played Lord Beric, a character who was killed and resurrected a half dozen times. Still, Dormer says he’s never played a character as “complicated” as Dan Anderssen, sheriff of Fortitude. “Fortitude,” set in an isolated far northern town of the same

December 12th, 2015 Fortitude admin

FORTITUDE Interview: Richard Dormer The drama series Fortitude is about a small mining town in the wild and savage landscape of the Arctic Circle, where polar bears could end you, any time you leave the house. What was once one of the safest places on Earth is rocked by a violent murder, which turns out to have much deeper and more horrific implications that ultimately threaten the future of the

December 12th, 2015 Fortitude admin

The star of Sky Atlantic’s new show Fortitude, Lisburn actor Richard Dormer, speaks about landing the part on BBC Radio Ulster’s The Arts Show. He is centre stage of Sky Atlantic’s new show Fortitude – but Lisburn actor Richard Dormer is still as down to earth as ever. In an interview with Marie-Louise Muir on BBC Radio Ulster’s The Arts Show on Wednesday night, he opened up about landing the

December 12th, 2015 Fortitude admin

He’s had his arm chopped off in Game Of Thrones, brought punk to Belfast in Good Vibrations and swung his snooker cue as Alex Higgins. And while he may be a familiar face in Northern Ireland, Lisburn actor Richard Dormer has now taken centre stage in a major new edge-of-your-seat thriller that debuted last night on both sides of the Atlantic. Dormer plays grim-faced policeman Dan Anderssen in Fortitude, which

December 12th, 2015 Fortitude, Game of Thrones admin

New series is “equally as epic” as George R.R. Martin‘s fantastic world, actor tells TheWrap Social advocacy network Pivot enters new territory with Arctic Circle-thriller “Fortitude,” the channel’s first scripted drama and an ambitious, edge-of-your-couch viewing experience. The biggest challenge for the potential critical darling is actually the modest size of the platform it can be consumed on, but series star Richard Dormer (“Game of Thrones”) told TheWrap that his

October 3rd, 2015 Fortitude, Game of Thrones admin

Mystery runs deep in the Beric Dondarrion actor’s new drama   Richard Dormer’s roots are in Belfast and London theater, but the actor has lately become familiar to TV viewers on both sides of the Atlantic through his roles in Hunted, Hidden, and Game of Thrones. He now stars in Pivot TV’s dark crime thriller Fortitude alongside an acclaimed international cast that includes Stanley Tucci, Christopher Eccleston, and Michael Gambon.

October 3rd, 2015 Fortitude, Game of Thrones admin
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