We sat down to watch the pilot of Agent Anna on the weekend, excited at the prospect of Robyn Malcolm’s return to the small screen after her epic performance over six incredible seasons of Outrageous Fortune. TVNZ had pegged the show quite closely to OF in its description as the story of an embattled solo mum who is down on her luck and turns to the world of real estate to reverse her fortunes but it is there that the comparisons end.
Malcolm wanted to play a different type of character to the Westie mum Cheryl West.
Anna (my character) was built on the idea that I wanted to play someone who had no hint of hero about her at all.
And hero Anna most certainly is not. Continue reading »