And is it true you went bowling with your “family” before the shoot started? We did indeed. We all had such a laugh and threw
ourselves into it from the off. It was a funny one because back at the
beginning we were trying to fashion a family bond to try and make the
drama feel as real as possible.
Instead of lengthy rehearsals on set, we just hung out and got to know each other bowling and playing football in the park.
Did you beat them at bowling?! Well, it’s not that I didn’t win, you understand,
they were given the bowling “bumpers” as help, which I thought was
grossly unfair, quite frankly!
I told them I had been the Scottish Under-17 Bowling
Champion just to unnerve them – but it didn’t seem to work. But, at the
end of the day, they had the bumpers to help them - not that I’m bitter,
not that I’m being competitive against children. I wouldn’t want you to
Fifteen-year old John Cleaver is dangerous, and he knows it. He’s obsessed with serial killers, but really doesn’t want to become one. Terrible impulses constantly tempt him, so for his own sake, and the safety of those around, he lives by rigid rules to keep himself “good” and “normal”. However, when a real monster shows up in his town he has to let his dark side out in order to stop it – but without his rules to keep him in check, he might be more dangerous than the monster he’s trying to kill.