From October 2016 until June 2017 he was dating with Nettie Wakefield.They spent the first two years of their relationship apart as Aidan (30) was based in New Zealand filming The Hobbit and Sarah was making a name for herself on the theatre scene in Ireland.Check out the clip: Also, since Being Human‘s soundtrack is such an important part of the show, I asked Aidan and Lenora what’s in heavy rotation on their i Pods this summer.Turner attended secondary school at St Mac Dara's Community College in Templeogue before leaving to join his older brother at Firhouse Community College.I don’t know how I knew, but I convinced myself that my [final exam] results were never going to matter to me.” After finishing secondary school, Turner briefly worked as an apprentice electrician, alongside his father.After he saw a notice up in Dublin’s Gaiety School of Acting, and having become interested in acting while working in a cinema, he applied."And just exhilarating because you're right on the edge all the time, improvising or learning dialogue, and finding out about how you make that character work., airing on Masterpiece on PBS, Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) is a redcoat who returns to Cornwall after the American Revolutionary War, only to discover that his life is nothing like he remembered, as his father is dead, his lands are ruined, and his true love is about to marry his first cousin. I was reading a lot of things, and this just happened. The BBC sent me the first two of Winston Graham’s novels, that are covered in the first [season], and the first four or six of Debbie Horsfield’s scripts. You have seven episodes for Season 1, but there are 13 books and talk about doing five seasons.
During this exclusive interview with Collider, actor Aidan Turner talked about why this project appealed to him, being described as the next , that this story has enough material to continue for five seasons, wanting to approach the role with a fresh perspective, what it was like to have the original Poldark on set, and why this is so relatable to modern-day audiences. They were so welcoming, brilliant and lovely with all of the cast members in New Zealand, but it was so far away from home. He’s strong, he’s a man of principle, and his moral compass seems to be pointed in the right direction, but at the same time, he’s not dull and he’s not just this benevolent, saintly character. Everything just seemed to work, and it seemed to make sense to do it. It’s the show that never really should have made it. The premise is insane, with a ghost, a vampire and a werewolf sharing a flat in Bristol. We never knew how successful it would be until it was over, to be honest. TURNER: That’s the great thing about the internet and Wikipedia. When this came in, one of the very first things I did was Google Winston Graham and to find out what he had done and how many of these books he had done for the stories that we’re covering.Turner and Lenora Crichlow, stars of BBC3's Being Human were in a relationship from 2009 until 2011.In November 2015, Turner announced his separation from actress Sarah Greene, his girlfriend of five years. I came back and I was auditioning and meeting people, but I was being very careful about what I would do next.It wasn’t on my radar to do something like that, at all. That’s why you have good agents and management and people looking out for you. To get to five seasons of anything, these days, is difficult, as everyone knows.
We wielded our sledgehammers and gutted this place over the weekend, put on several coats of paint, invited over some cool animated pals (see top right) – and voilà, we have a fit new Anglophenia that’s ready for some action. Our brand-new face is just one of the many changes you’ll see around here in the coming weeks.