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Joseph Gilgun: ‘I couldn't read. I couldn't write. My behaviour was terrible'

3 days ago   |   By The Big Issue

“We have fallen on hard times, the working classes.” Joseph Gilgun is becoming a great actor. The star of This Is England , Pride and Misfits went global with the success of AMC series Preacher , which airs on Amazon Prime in the UK. With great ability comes great power in the television industry, so now he is able to bring his own stories to the screen, starting with new comedy Brassic , a depiction of what it is to be young, gifted and skint - written by Danny Brocklehurst based on Gilgun's youthful misadventures in Chorley, Lancashire.
It is a timely look at life under austerity in a...
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