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Grace fans may be 'up in arms' over ITV adaptation of Peter James novel Dead Simple

Grace fans may be 'up in arms' over ITV adaptation of Peter James novel Dead Simple
John Simm stars as Detective Superintendent Roy Grace in Dead Simple, the first of two episodes in new ITV series Grace

Actor John Simm has confessed some viewers of new ITV series Grace might be "up in arms" over some of the scenes.Based on the debut novel from the award-winning Roy Grace series, written by Peter James, fans of the books will no doubt be keen to compare the written versus the visual."You have to take it from the standpoint of nobody knows the novels and nobody knows what is gonna happen, and that it is a separate entity.He told us: "It's a delicate balancing act because they’re two different things: A novel isn't a TV show, and a TV show isn't a novel.

The first of two new specials, Dead Simple, launches next month, with the second film planned for later in the year.Grace: Dead Simple is scheduled to air next month on ITV - while the second film Looking Good Dead is set to air later in the year.

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