Karen Gillan as Jean Shrimpton in We’ll Take Manhattan preview clip

Doctor Who star and Aneurin Barnard make fashion photography look easy - and accents sound difficult


Soon to be ex-Doctor Who star Karen Gillan stars as fashion model Jean Shrimpton, opposite Aneurin Barnard as jack-the-lad snapper David Bailey, in We’ll Take Manhattan, a Swinging Sixties-set tale of the British pair’s New York affair.


Here’s a preview clip exposing the fashion photography fallacy but at the same making it very clear how hard it is to do a cockney accent, or indeed a posh English one, if you’re Scottish…

We’ll Take Manhattan is on Thursday 26 January at 9pm on BBC4