What are the cast of ‘Being Human’ doing now?

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Between 2009 and 2013, supernatural drama Being Human was the jewel in BBC Three’s crown, being nominated for two BAFTAs and launching the careers of its young and upcoming cast.

The series saw two sets of main characters – a vampire, a werewolf (or two) and a ghost – as well as numerous guest characters and villains.

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Here’s a look at what the Being Human gang have got up to since the show ended


Aidan Turner

Poldark Ross Poldark (AIDEN TURNER)

Since brooding vampire Mitchell bowed out of Being Human, Aidan Turner has hardly stopped working and has found success both on the big and small screens.

At least partly due to director Peter Jackson’s love of BH, Aidan was cast in the blockbuster The Hobbit trilogy as one of the dwarves with the most screen-time, Kili, who you might remember gets tangled in a love triangle with Legolas and Tauriel.

And then this year he landed the lead in BBC One’s smash-hit period drama Poldark which has gained the actor a whole new legion of fans. A second season is already on the way.

Next up, Aidan will appear in a new TV version of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None this Christmas as Phillip Lombard.


Russell Tovey

Banished Russell Tovey

Russell Tovey has been hugely prolific since saying goodbye to George the werewolf in Season 4’s opener, racking up nearly 30 credits to his name in the last three years.

A small selection of his leading roles post-BH include BBC Three sitcom Him and Her, ITV’s The Job Lot, HBO’s gay drama Looking and Jimmy McGovern’s historical series Banished.

While Tovey is primarily a television actor he has turned up in such varied films as family flicks Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists! and Muppets Most Wanted as well as a brief cameo in last year’s Pride.

Tovey will next appear in BBC One’s spy drama The Night Manager alongside Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie.


Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts’ teenage vampire Adam was one of the most popular guest stars on Being Human, appearing in two episodes in Season 3 and Season 4 – as well as heading the online spin-off miniseries Becoming Human which saw Adam team-up with fellow pubescent paranormals Christa the werewolf and Matt the ghost.

Craig’s career has ballooned since Being Human, probably also helped by his leading roles in both directorial features of The IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade, Submarine and The Double.

He can also be seen in 22 Jump Street, Kill Your Friends (alongside BH co-star Damien Molony) and is currently starring in Amazon Prime hit series Red Oaks.


Lenora Crichlow

Lenora Crichlow Black Mirror

Lenora Crichlow was the first billed name on Being Human for four years as ghost Annie, the heart of the household, but she hasn’t let that typecast her in the years since.

Her first role after BH was the lead in sports film Fast Girls alongside Merlin star Bradley James and afterwards she made several guest roles in UK TV series such as Inspector George Gently and Charlie Brooker’s dystopia drama Black Mirror, playing a very different character from Annie in the ‘White Bear’ episode.

She has also made a move over to the US recently, starring in two comedy series Back in the Game and A to Z as well as pilot Mrs Robinson.


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