“They just really get the levels right, of making it a really exciting piece of entertainment, but also maybe having something more important to think about and running alongside it,” the actress said.
Joanne was cautious not to reveal any spoilers for the series, but teased that her character will go on a “huge journey”.
“She almost has to fall apart to rebuild herself back to where she’s supposed to be. So, it’s quite the journey she goes on,” she remarked.
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Angela Black continues Sunday at 9pm on ITV.