Maxine Peake takes drumming lessons with The Smiths

Maxine Peake takes drumming lessons with The Smiths

Maxine Peake has apparently been learning the drums with former The Smiths star Mike Joyce for a new acting role.

Mike revealed to The Sun that he has been teaching the Silk actress how to beat the perfect rhythm.

He said "She was looking to go for a part as a drummer and I gave her some tuition.

"I think Meg White- Jack White's partner in The White Stripes- got the part - but that's pretty good if you're being pipped to a role by Meg. I think another six months' lessons and Maxine could have got it."

Maxine is due to return as feisty barrister Martha Costello in BBC drama Silk later this year.

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Wednesday February 6, 2013

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