Bertie Carvel, who portrays the villainous property entrepreneur in the BBC drama, suggested that his character could actually stay faithful to his new wife Kate Parks (played by Jodie Comer).
Speaking about whether the phrase “one a cheater, always a cheater” applied to Simon, the British actor told press including Express.co.uk at a recent screening, he said: “It would be very depressing to go through life thinking there was no such thing as a second chance.
“I actually think the theme of forgiveness is a very power that’s reverberating deeply through both of these series.”Related articles
However, Bertie did not seem to be worried about becoming the most hated man in Britain as he reprised his role as the devious Simon.
“Now I feel very unprepared now you’ve asked that,” he joked as he went on to say: “I’m not is the answer to your question.”
Bertie continued: “I’ll hope no one recognises me or maybe they have a more nuanced understanding of the character.