Her only solace comes in the form of wry widower Irv (Richard Dreyfuss), and their sensitive bus driver (Alexis Georgoulis).
He's a huge star." While everyone else is standing around unrecognised, she said, Georgoulis "shuts bars, he goes behind the bar, the bar's open for everybody. " (Hawes quickly added: "Not that we go to many bars!I really want to continue working in Britain."I feel that you can push it as far as you have something to say.Considering what we have done so far, I feel like this story has a lot to say.Bizarrely, back in the 80s when Gerald Durrell's trilogy of novels was first adapted for TV, the part of Spiros was played by Brian Blessed with a Greek accent (yes, really).And when it was adapted again for 2005 TV movie My Family and Other Animals, British Iranian actor Omid Djalili stepped into the role.