The One Show’s Jermaine Jenas can’t hide his shock as Killing Eve star Jodie Comer reveals her real accent
THE One Show host Jermaine Jenas was left floored after listening to actress Jodie Comer’s real Liverpudlian accent.
The Killing Eve star, 28, is famend for adopting quite a lot of tones and languages in her position as the beautiful murderer, whereas additional telly roles haven’t given away her roots.
On Monday’s episode of the BBC One discuss present, ex-footballer Jermaine launched Jodie and confessed: “We had a quick chat earlier than you got here onto the couch and I’ve watched you in lots of roles doing many various accents.
“Didn’t anticipate the Scouse accent, I’ve received to be trustworthy with you!
“I’m guessing you get that a lot, is that something that people ask you all the time?”
I’ve all the time had this sort of notion that if I modify my accent I can form of delve into a personality deeper, however it’s not the case
Jodie, who will stick with her native accent in new Channel 4 drama Help, advised how her distinctive accent was “something she had run away from” prior to now.
She added: “I feel like everyone knows that I’m from Liverpool now but it was such a joy to be able to do it.”
“I’ve all the time had this sort of notion that if I modify my accent I can form of delve into a personality deeper, however it’s not the case.
“And it was really nice to be able to celebrate it on screen.”
‘DON’T YOU DARE LOSE YOUR ACCENT’
It was beforehand revealed how Jodie virtually ditched her Scouse accent till fellow Scouser Stephen Graham, who she works with on Help, urged her to not.
She advised the Radio Times: “Do you know what, it’s funny because when I was much younger, when I was with another agency and really young, I don’t know where I got it from, but I thought ‘I have to lose my accent’.”
Thankfully, Stephen, who starred within the final collection of Line of Duty, satisfied her to not.
She continued: “And I keep in mind working with Stephen Graham and he was nice.
“He was like, ‘Don’t you dare lose your accent!’ And I didn’t.
“Maybe it’s simply this concept of being working class from the North West, you don’t hear these voices on a regular basis on tv.”
She additionally advised how her twang had sparked “imposter syndrome” early in her profession.
The Emmy Award-winner advised Glamour journal: “I think it’s something that is ingrained in you without you even knowing, like Stephen Graham, I always talk about this imposter syndrome because of where you’re from.”
Graham has additionally beforehand spoken out about how he felt he “didn’t deserve” to achieve success within the performing enterprise.
Impostor syndrome refers to a psychological sample the place an individual doubts their accomplishments and has an ongoing worry of being discovered as a “fraud”.
Comer continued: “It’s like, ‘Well, truly, no. You have as a lot proper to be there as anyone else with some other form of background.’
“But I think it is a subconscious thing.”
Jodie’s new drama takes place in a fictional care dwelling in Liverpool as the coronavirus pandemic begins to have an effect on each its workers and sufferers.
The story focuses on Sarah (Jodie), a younger care employee who types a bond with a 47-year-old affected person Tony (Stephen Graham) who has early onset Alzheimers.
Her success in establishing a rapport with Tony helps construct her confidence, and restores her self perception, however when the pandemic hits in March 2020 all the pieces Sarah has achieved is thrown into doubt.
Help offers an perception into the struggles confronted by care employees and sufferers throughout the nation.
Killing Eve seasons 1-3 is on the market to stream on BBC iPlayer now.
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