Interviews

The Shields Gazette – How I Hid My Geordie Accent

The Shields Gazette – How I Hid My Geordie Accent

27 June 2013 The Shields Gazette have a short interview with George as he prepares for his first appearance in Tyne opening tonight. A SOUTH Tyneside-born actor who is returning to the region has told of having to disguise his accent as a young performer. Television...

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Holby City Interview

Holby City Interview

William Gallagher has written a very interesting piece about the recent unrest in the New Tricks camp after promotions for their latest series. The reason I mention here is that the author recalls the launch interviews for Holby City and George features prominently....

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The Bolton News Interview

By Kat Dibbits "AMERICANS think and speak at the same time," says George Irving, who is appearing in the American class Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Octagon. "It's great for an actor, I like doing American writing because it's so in the present" The actor...

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Octagon Tonic for a Holby City Star

By Wes Wright ACTOR George Irving freely admits that he has the type of face that gets him regularly pulled over by customs officers and he has lots of offers to play TV baddies. But his fans will recognise him from his four year stint as an aloof hospital consultant...

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Saga 105.2 FM Radio Interview

George was interviewed by Saga 105.2FM Radio during the Glasgow leg of the tour of The French Lieutenant's Woman. Topics ranged from his days in Holby City to the French Lieutenant's Woman tour and his future plans. The full twenty minute interview is available below....

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Radio Times – One Final Question

His TV characters rarely crack a smile - but we caught him on a good day ... You're appearing in The Best Man. What's it about? It's a two-part "psychodrama" and thriller about two young men who, 20 years earlier, formed a very unhealthy symbiotic relationship where...

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Walk With Me

Meyer's catchphrase will be heard no more around Holby, but it'll still come in handy for George Irving's favourite hobby. Being a genius TV doctor is a tough life. Poring over medical text books, brushing up on your overbearing bedside manner, sharpening your...

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Borough Actor Quits Hit Show

Telly Hospital Drama Star Blames Workload A heavy workload has led a South Shields actor to quit his roles in a top TV hospital drama. George Irving is leaving his role as consultant surgeon Anton Meyer in the BBC’s Holby City next week. His decision comes as a result...

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Sunderland Echo – It’s in my Blood!

Published: 20 October 2001 HOLBY City star George Irving said thanks to real-life NHS heroes during a visit to Sunderland Royal Hospital. The North East actor, who plays fearsome cardiac surgeon Anton Meyer in the BBC hospital drama, proved a big hit with patients and...

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Andrew Duncan Meets George Irving

Andrew Duncan "I'm capable of all Meyer is, but I don't have his certainty" So far Holby City's head honcho, heart surgeon and heart-throb has kept quiet about his private life, but more is revealed in the new series. The man who plays him has also been an enigma,...

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George Irving on Holby City

By Derek Robins Irving: Hot shot in Holby Holby City is back for a staggering 50 week run with blockbuster storylines including a road rage shooting and date rape. In the opener on BBC1 on October 9, surgeon Anton Meyer (George Irving) needs life-saving surgery after...

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Me, Meyer, myself and I

By Lynda Lee-Potter As the mysterious Mr Meyer, HOLBY CITY's heart-throb head surgeon, GEORGE IRVING has sent pulses racing. But, as he tells LYNDA LEE-POTTER (pictured), coping with his mother's illness made him wonder where his character ends and his own personality...

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