Rob Lowe Talks About Life in Boston (England) and His New British Cop Show ‘Wild Bill’

Variety | 2/20/2019 | Stewart Clarke
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Before shooting his new series “Wild Bill” for Britain’s ITV, Rob Lowe had no idea there was a Boston in England – which the U.S. city in Massachusetts is actually named after. “Wild Bill” is currently in production in the original Boston, in eastern England, and Lowe, appropriately enough, plays a fish out of water as Bill Hixon, an American cop who relocates to the U.K. after being appointed chief constable of the East Lincolnshire Police Force.

Lowe’s starry presence in a part of Britain unused to hosting Hollywood celebrities has stirred up interest in the local media. And even though Boston voted overwhelmingly for the U.K. to withdraw from the European Union, Lowe is confident that his new show can travel beyond British shores.

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“I think we are in a moment in time where the answer is absolutely yes,” he said. “I think a few years ago people [would say,] ‘That’s so British.’ [But] that’s exactly the selling point.”

Plus, he joked, “if I have to go to another Golden Globes and lose to some goddam Brit I’ve never heard of…I’m gonna lose my mind!”

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Lowe, who actually has two Golden Globes to his name for “The...
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