star Amy Downham has revealed that Patrick Blake becomes "quite scary" in an upcoming argument with her character Jen Gilmore.
Art teacher Jen faces a tough time on screen next week as her secret relationship with student Tilly Evans (Lucy Dixon) is finally exposed to everyone at the sixth form college.
Jen holds out hope that she can save her career once the truth is out, but her attempts to seek forgiveness from strict headteacher Patrick backfire. Patrick threatens Jen, and you definitely see the beginning of a different side to him in that scene."Jen is quite shocked by that, as to begin with, you might think that Patrick is what the college needs - he's got power, he's got control and he's got some good ideas."Jen tries to lie her way back into the college or into another job.
It's quite scary." last year, but show bosses will continue to explore his darker side over the next few weeks.
Viewers have already seen glimpses of a sinister nature to Patrick in scenes with his ex-wife Anna, who is terrified of him.
airs weeknights at 6.30pm on Channel 4, with first-look screenings at 7pm on E4.
Check back later this week for a full interview with Amy Downham about Jen's comeuppance.
Ii's the longest-running show in the world with performances in London now passing the 26,000 mark, so what is it that keeps The Mousetrap still going strong?
Well here's your chance to find out as the legendary Agatha Christie classic murder mystery comes to the Opera House in Manchester.
It originally opened at Nottingham Theatre Royal in 1952 starring the late Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim before embarking on its current record-breaking West End run.
This 60th Anniversary production stars Louise Jameson (who we have seen on the small screen in such hit TV series as Doctor Who, Eastenders, Bergerac and Doc Martin) as Mrs Boyle.
A group of people gathered in country house Monkswell Manor cut off by the snow discover to their horror there is a murderer in their midst. One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their murky pasts until the moment when the killer's identity and motive are finally revealed.
Agatha Christie all those decades ago created an atmosphere of suspense with an intricate and murderous plot that still stands up in 2016.
And what better location for the performance than Manchester's historic Opera House, itself a step back in time.