Liam Neeson has made a shock cameo in a brand new episode of Derry Women.
The beloved sitcom returned for the ultimate season yesterday (April 12), with eagle-eyed followers recognizing the Taken actor characteristic as a police inspector questioning the primary characters a couple of faculty housebreaking.
Derry Women creator Lisa McGee confirmed Neeson’s function after the episode, tweeting that his code title whereas filming was “the massive fella” and including that it was “fairly an simply cracked code”.
McGee went on to put in writing: “What an honour to have him in our wee present. Our very personal Northern Star.”
Thanks for watching lads! Our code title for Liam through the shoot was ‘ the massive fella’ arguably fairly an simply cracked code. What an honour to have him in our wee present. Our very personal Northern Star
— Lisa McGee (@LisaMMcGee) April 12, 2022
“I used to be delighted to have the ability to play a wee a part of the ultimate sequence of Derry Women,” Neeson has since stated in an announcement about his cameo.
“I’m an enormous fan of the sequence, the gifted Lisa McGee’s unimaginable writing and the excellent ensemble solid. It’s such a novel and particular present with actual coronary heart and wonderful to see the lives of bizarre, humorous individuals residing in Northern Eire throughout The Troubles performed out in a Channel 4 comedy. It was beautiful to be again filming there and having enjoyable with all of them.”
In a five-star assessment of the primary episode of Derry Women season three, NME wrote: “Although Derry Women shall be drastically missed when it wraps up for good on the finish of this season, the primary episode at the very least proves that the funniest, sharpest sitcom on TV can also be bowing out on a excessive.”
Derry Women now airs each Tuesday on Channel 4, with a catch up choice on All 4.