PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 00:01, Sun, Oct 25, 2020
John Thomson, who plays Pete Gifford in the ITV drama Cold Feet, has spoken candidly about the show's future after the programme returned to viewers' screens in 2016. The drama about a group of friends starring John, Jimmy Nesbitt, Hermione Norris, Fay Ripley and Robert Bathurst began in 1997 and ended in 2003.
The revival, which took place 13 years later, was a huge hit with viewers and subsequent series followed.
While the cast are currently taking a break ahead of the show's tenth series, the 51-year-old actor admitted viewers may have to wait a little longer due to the "current climate".
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, it has forced various programmes to halt production because of social distancing restrictions and new safety measures.
Speaking about the show's return, John explained: "People keep asking when is it going to come back, it's like how long is a piece of string in the current climate.
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Cold Feet star John Thomson speaks out on show return 'Not cancelled' (Image: WENN)
John Thomson plays the role of Pete Gifford in Cold Feet (Image: ITV)
"We'll just have to wait won't we. It's not been cancelled. But it's like a load of dramas. It's on hold."
Earlier this year, ITV confirmed in a statement that