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Sarah Parish: I've taken over TV! (PHOTOS)

Sarah Parish is in not one, not two, but three top dramas next week.

The 45-year-old actress jokes to TV Times (opens in new tab) that viewers will be shouting "Get her off!" as she appears in Atlantis (Saturday, BBC1), Poirot (Wednesday, ITV) and Breathless (Thursday, ITV).

"I didn't realise they were all coming out at the same time," laughs Sarah. "I would have tried to stagger it a bit for the sake of the poor audience. They'll be going: 'Get her off!'"

In Atlantis, Sarah stars as the evil Queen Pasiphae, while in Breathless she's glamorous man-eater Margaret.

Sarah is particularly excited about her guest role as ageing actress Flossie Monro in The Big Four, the latest Poirot murder mystery.

"I was really itching to do a Poirot, so I've just got in there before it ends [in a few weeks with Curtain]."    

Click here (opens in new tab) for photos of Sarah in her various roles.

David is the What To Watch Editor and has over 20 years of experience in television journalism. He is currently writing about the latest television and film news for What To Watch.


Before working for What To Watch, David spent many years on TV Times magazine, interviewing some of television's most famous stars including Hollywood actor Kiefer Sutherland, singer Lionel Richie and wildlife legend Sir David Attenborough. 


David started out as a writer on TV Times before becoming the title's deputy features editor and then features editor. During his time on TV Times, David also helped run the annual TV Times Awards. David is a huge Death in Paradise fan, although he's still failed to solve a case before the show's detective! He also loves James Bond and controversially thinks that Timothy Dalton was an excellent 007.


Other than watching and writing about telly, David loves playing cricket, going to the cinema, trying to improve his tennis and chasing about after his kids!