Jim Broadbent flattered that Matthew Macfadyen played a younger version of him

Jim Broadbent has said he's flattered that Matthew MacFadyen has been cast as a younger version of the character he's playing in a TV drama."

Broadbent said: "I should be so lucky to have such a handsome young man playing me and then there's an even younger and arguably more handsome man playing an even younger one than him - Sam Calfin."

Broadbent said of the forthcoming drama: "I think it's a great script. I hope it's going to be very exciting and wonderful."

source: The Press Association