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A chance to look back at some of the items about our artists that have made the news page.


  • December
  • OFFICE CLOSING FOR CHRISTMAS TODAY
  • OFFICE CLOSING FOR CHRISTMAS TODAY

    Please note that our office will be closing for the Christmas Holidays from today, Tuesday 22nd and will reopen on Monday 4th January. In case of emergencies please call the mobile on 07793 802154.

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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  • October
  • Bernard Hill is Unforgotten
  • Bernard Hill is Unforgotten

    A skeleton in a cellar...the detectives are on the case and soon find a diary belonging to the deceased. In it, the names of several people, amongst them Father Rob, played by Bernard...I wonder whodunnit?

    Starts Thursday 8th ITV 9pm

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  • Emma Cunniffe on stage in Queen Anne
  • Emma Cunniffe on stage in Queen Anne

    Emma plays Queen Anne in this new play by Helen Edmundson. Contending with deceit and blackmail, Anne must decide where her allegiances lie, and whether to sacrifice her closest relationships for the sake of the country.

    At the RSC from 20 November - 23 January

     

     

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  • Amanda Abbington in Cuffs
  • Amanda Abbington in Cuffs

    Amanda plays Detective Sergeant Jo Moffat in the BBC's new cop based soap 'Cuffs'. Tune in at 8pm on Wednesdays, BBC One.

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  • September
  • Will Attenborough in Photograph 51
  • Will Attenborough in Photograph 51

    Will is James Watson of Crick & Watson fame, in this play about Rosalind Franklin. Rosalind was an english chemist who researched the molecular structure of DNA. However, whilst struggling to understand the structure of the double helix, Watson sees something in her research that she has missed and runs with it to ultimately take the Nobel Prize along with Francis Crick.

    At the Noel Coward Theatre 14th September - 21st November

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  • Tom Goodman Hill up 'Everest'
  • Tom Goodman Hill up 'Everest'

    Tom plays Neal Beidleman, a highly experienced guide with Scott Fischer's Mountain Madness team in this white-knuckle blockbuster. During a severe storm the expedition is devastated but Neal helps many of the team back from the summit.

    On general release from 18th September

     

     

     

     

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  • Rez Kempton in Radio 4 drama - Our Sea
  • Rez Kempton in Radio 4 drama - Our Sea

    Here's another opportunity to catch this topical play about the current refugee crisis. Rez plays Marwan, one of 5 refugees who share their experiences as they fight for their lives in the hours after their boat sinks. Radio 4, September 24th

     

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  • Sam Swann on stage
  • Sam Swann on stage

    In the middle of Manchester is an abandoned concrete island. This is Pomona. At the heart of everything, journeys end and nightmares begin. Sam plays Charlie, a Dungeons and Dragons enthusiast, doing his best to be a good guy...

    At the National until 10th October

     

     

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  • Matthew Jure in God's Acre
  • Matthew Jure in God's Acre

    Matthew plays bankrupt property developer Malcolm, in this bleak drama about a man battling with his inner demons as he tries to escape the spiraling danger from his creditors who are losing patience with him. His only option is to renovate his house and sell it to pay them off, but he is a troubled soul and is driven into an alcohol fuelled loneliness.

    On general release from 26th September

     

     

     

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  • Rez Kempton in Amar, Akbar & Tony
  • Rez Kempton in Amar, Akbar & Tony

    For those of you who missed this when it was on the big screen earlier in the year, Amar, Akbar & Tony is now available on VoD. Rez plays Amar and it follows the story of three best friends from West London and their search for the right girl. A lovely, coming of age British comedy.

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  • Julie Peasgood's up to Monkey Business
  • Julie Peasgood's up to Monkey Business

    In Wendy & Julie’s Monkey Business, the intrepid duo fly from London to Cancun in Mexico to visit The Jungle Place – a sanctuary dedicated to the rescue of the endangered Spider Monkeys who are victims of the illegal pet trade, poaching, and habitat destruction. Wendy & Julie meet the residents and learn of their stories, and find out how the 2 founders went from casual holiday makers to spider monkey rescuers and renowned experts.

    On the Community Channel Tuesday 29th September and repeated on 4th and 30th October.

     

     

     

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  • Anita's got designs on the disco ball...
  • Anita's got designs on the disco ball...

    Yes, inevitably it's 'Strictly' time again and Anita has donned legwarmers and has got her groove on. Will she get to the final? Here in the office we're certainly shouting for her!

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  • August
  • Lewis is a Dead Ringer
  • Lewis is a Dead Ringer

    Dead Ringers is back on Radio 4 for a 15th series! Tune in on Fridays at 6.30 to hear Lewis doing myriad voices along with the rest of the gang.

     

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  • Mark Dolan and Katie Hopkins; you couldn't make it up!
  • Mark Dolan and Katie Hopkins; you couldn't make it up!

    Hold on to your hats! It's going to be a bumpy ride....Mark is hosting 'If Katie Hopkins Ruled the World' a new series featuring Katie Hopkins and various other outspoken guests. Mark's role is basically to act as referee in what could prove to be a particularly bloody game of rugby.

    Starts Thursday 6th August 10pm on TLC

     

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  • Larry Lamb back on TV
  • Larry Lamb back on TV

    New Tricks is back for a 12th and final series and Larry plays ex cop Ted Case to help come and solve unsolved crimes along with the other team members of UCOS. Tune in to find out whodunnit Tuesdays at 9pm on BBC1.

     

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  • July
  • Gyles Brandreth
  • Gyles Brandreth

    Gyles has been extremely busy of late, but don't worry, he still has plenty of time to do v/os! Apart from getting ready for his Edinburgh show (more of that to come), he has a new book out called 'Word Play', is currently on the One Show, about to be on celebrity Antiques Road Trip and 15-to-1 as well as making a return to Countdown's Dictionary Corner!!  And on radio you can hear him on Just a Minute and Wordaholics, both on Radio 4.

     

     

     

     

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  • Andy Akinwolere on MasterChef
  • Andy Akinwolere on MasterChef

    Celebrity MasterChef fans look out - Andy Akinwolere competes against other celebs in the latest serving of the poplular competition.

    Tune in to watch Andy slug it out. Here's hoping he can stand the heat and hasn't bitten off more than he can chew (that's enough kitchen themed proverbs)

    On BBC One from 2nd July

     

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  • !!New Voice Alert!!
  • !!New Voice Alert!!

    We're chuffed to announce that we now represent Cush Jumbo. She has most recently been in Vera as DC Bethany Whelan and theatre fans will know her from her acclaimed one woman show 'Josephine and I'. She is currently filming the next series of The Good Wife. Londoner Cush has excellent comedy timing as well as African, American and Northern accents.

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  • Hobsonites heading for Edinburgh
  • Hobsonites heading for Edinburgh

    For those of you heading to Edinburgh for this year's festival, you might want to catch some of our artists in their shows:

    Sharon and Lauretta Gavin (Gavin&Gavin) are at the Assembly Hall with When the Sh*t hits the fan

    Gyles Brandreth in his one man show Word Power! (Get it! Use it! Conquer the world!)

    Alistair McGowan is at the Assembly Festival with An Audience with Jimmy Savile

    Ruaraidh Murray has written and stars in Allie

    Mae Martin: Us is on at Laughing Horse @ City Cafe

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  • June
  • !!New Voice Alert!!
  • !!New Voice Alert!!
  • !!New Voice Alert!!

    We are delighted to announce that we now represent Lindsay Morton and Paul Putner. Click the links to hear their reels.

     

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  • James Barriscale in Eastenders
  • James Barriscale in Eastenders

    James Barriscale plays a scruffy mystery man from tonight, 8th June, in Eastenders - Who is he? Looks like trouble!  BBC One.

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  • Kate McEnery back on Ladyboys
  • Kate McEnery back on Ladyboys

    Ladyboys is back along with Kate McEnery who narrates the 3rd outing of this very popular series. This time they have formed a band. Go Ladyboys!!

    Sky Real Lives 9pm from 9th June

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  • Gold re-runs Pulling
  • Gold re-runs Pulling

    Incase you missed it first time round, the award winning 'Pulling' is back for a re-run on Gold. Starring Tanya Franks as drunken primary school teacher Karen and Rebekah Staton as hopelessly romantic waitress Louise.

    Fridays at 11pm on Gold.

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  • Tom Goodman-Hill in Humans
  • Tom Goodman-Hill in Humans

    Tom plays dad Joe, under pressure to juggle all the usual family commitments while wife is away working. This proves too much for him and he resorts to buying a synth. Not the musical kind, but a computer in human form. There are mixed reactions in the household and is 'Anita' all she appears to be?

     

    Channel 4 Sundays 9pm.

     

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  • May
  • Gyles Brandreth is Pointless...
  • Gyles Brandreth is Pointless...

    Pointless fans - Gyles will be on Pointless Celebrities this Saturday 9th May.

    BBC One 6.45 pm

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  • Tom Davis in Murder In Successville
  • Tom Davis in Murder In Successville

    Tom Davis stars as DI Sleet in BBC3's 'Murder in Successville'. Each week a new celebrity is placed in a fictional murder mystery which they have to help solve.

    BBC3 Wednesdays 10pm

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  • New voice Oliver Kennedy in The Goob
  • New voice Oliver Kennedy in The Goob

    Oliver plays Elliot - a young guy who comes to work for the summer picking veg in rural Norfolk. His arrival brings him into conflict with the brutal Gene Womack, the gang master in charge of the pickers, as his attempts to have fun get him and his friends into hot water.

    On general release from Friday 29th May

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  • Melanie Hill in The Syndicate
  • Melanie Hill in The Syndicate

    The Syndicate is back for a third series. This time the lottery hopefuls work in the stately home Hazelwood Manor which has seen better days. Melanie plays cook Julie, one of the team of five staff who manage to win the jackpot.

    Starts 2nd June BBC1 9pm

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  • Tony Hirst's back on Benefits...
  • Tony Hirst's back on Benefits...

    Tony narrates the second series of the controversial Benefits Street. The series follows the trials and tribulations of the residents of Kingston Road in Stockton-on-Tees

    Starts Monday 11th May, 9pm Channel 4

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  • April
  • My Big Fat Asian Wedding
  • My Big Fat Asian Wedding

    Fans of all things Big and Fat might like this....Shobna Gulati narrates this episode which follows Raj Somaija and his team as they plan some of the most lavish Asian weddings

    Channel 4 10pm Tuesday 14th April

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  • Sunny Afternoon wins awards at the Oliviers
  • Sunny Afternoon wins awards at the Oliviers

    Congratulations to John Dagleish who has won Best Actor in a musical at this year's Olivier Awards. The play also won Best New Musical, Best Supporting Actor in a musical and Ray Davies won a Special Outstanding Achievement Award for the score. High fives to all involved!

    Sunny Afternoon is currently on at the Harold Pinter Theatre

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  • !!NEW VOICES ALERT!!
  • !!NEW VOICES ALERT!!
  • !!NEW VOICES ALERT!!

    We have some more new voices to tickle your earbuds! The lovely Louiza Patikas best known as Helen Archer in Radio 4's The Archers and Oliver Jackson who has recently worked alongside Vinnie Jones in Redirected.

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  • Elaine Cassidy has been busy, busy, busy!!
  • Elaine Cassidy has been busy, busy, busy!!

    Just opened at The Hampstead Theatre, Elaine plays Kitty in Fiona Doyle's 'Deluge'. Kitty and Joe run a farm where there are some mysterious goings-on. Feed is disappearing and animals are killed in the dead of night. Increasingly desperate, Joe and Kitty will stop at nothing to protect their farm.

    Hampstead Downstairs until 16th May

    She also plays DC Dinah Kowalska in Paul Abbott's new cop drama 'No Offence'. 

    Starts Tuesday 5th May 9pm Channel 4

     

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  • Gyles Brandreth...or should that be MC Brandii?
  • Gyles Brandreth...or should that be MC Brandii?

    Not content with his many appearances on Radio 4's Just a Minute and BBC's The One Show, Gyles has now turned his vocal talents to rapping. No you haven't misread that - check out his lyrical lasers here!

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  • March
  • Poldark is back!....
  • Poldark is back!....

    Poldark returns to our screens after 38 years! Beatie Edney plays Prudie - Poldark’s fat, lazy drunk servant who is married to Jud. Tune in this Sunday for the first of 8 episodes

    BBC1 9pm Sundays from 8th March

     

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  • David Ajala in Jupiter Ascending
  • David Ajala in Jupiter Ascending

    David can currently be seen on the silver screen in Jupiter Ascending. David play Ibis, leader of the cyber hunters in this sci-fi action film on general release.

     

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  • Evenin' all
  • Evenin' all

    James Barriscale returns to our screens as Sgt.Swift in period drama WPC 56. Season 2 this week followed by the brand new Season 3 next week.

    Weekdays BBC One 2.15pm.

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  • Bernard Hill narrates new documentary series
  • Bernard Hill narrates new documentary series

    Do you have Wolf Hall withdrawal symptoms? Well you can at least hear Bernard's dulcets as he narrates a new 3 part series about India's Frontier Railways. The first episode - The Maitree Express - follows the journey from India to Bangladesh.

    Starts Thursday 12th March. 9pm BBC4

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  • Teresa Gallagher on Radio 4
  • Teresa Gallagher on Radio 4

    Every day this week you can hear Teresa reading 'Boundless' by Kathleen Winter; the story of her journey as the Writer-in-Residence on a boat travelling through the Northwest Passage, and how the voyage became as much an exploration of her own roots as a venture into the arctic ice fields.

    9.45 am and repeated at 12.30 am on Radio 4

     

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  • February
  • Geraldine McEwan
  • Geraldine McEwan

    It is with sadness that we have to inform of the death of Geraldine McEwan. One of our best loved actresses, Geraldine will be greatly missed.

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  • Chris Bowen joins Emmerdale
  • Chris Bowen joins Emmerdale

    Exciting news Emmerdale fans! Chris Bowen has joined the hospital team as consultant Mr Williams. Despite his mild bedside manner will he infact turn out to be a mass murderer or maybe some inveterate Lothario...? Tune in from Feb 27th to find out!!

    Evenings on ITV1

     

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  • Morgana Robinson in House of Fools
  • Morgana Robinson in House of Fools

    Morgana is back as Julie in the second series of the brilliantly surreal House of Fools. This week Vic gives her some dodgy botox, and Johnny Vegas makes an appearance as the Bradford Butcher. Watch it now on iplayer.

    Mondays on BBC2 10pm

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  • Clifford Samuel goes Stateside!
  • Clifford Samuel goes Stateside!

    After an acclaimed run at the Young Vic and being voted best theatre of 2013, The Actors Touring Company has taken 'The Events' to The New York Theatre Workshop for a limited run until March. Clifford plays The Boy in this story about faith, politics and reason. Click here for a link to the show

     

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  • January
  • Busy Barriscale in Banana
  • Busy Barriscale in Banana

    James is back on our TV screens in Russell T Davies' new series of interlinked stories 'Banana' on E4. James plays Gary who is not too impressed when his wife suddenly acquires a stalker. But is everything quite as it seems.......?

    Starts Thursday 22nd January at 10pm on E4

     

     

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  • Broadchurch is back!
  • Broadchurch is back!

    Tanya Franks returns in the Award Winning Broadchurch as Lucy Stevens on ITV - Monday 5th Jan at 9pm for 8 dramatic weeks!

     

     

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  • Andrew Tiernan in Silent Witness
  • Andrew Tiernan in Silent Witness

    Andrew plays DCI John McLeod in a 2 part episode of Silent Witness: Falling Angels. On BBC1 9pm 12th and 13th January

     

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  • Tanya Franks on stage
  • Tanya Franks on stage

    Tanya plays Naomi in this new play by Michael Kingsbury. Contact.com is a comedy about internet dating and the very different needs of two very different couples.

    At Park Theatre, Finsbury from 15th January

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  • !!!New Voice Alert!!!
  • !!!New Voice Alert!!!

    Whoop whoop!!! Check out the dulcet tones of our new voice artist; Charlotte Riley. Most recently she has been seen in Peaky Blinders and Edge of Tomorrow.  

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  • Tom Davis in Cockroaches
  • Tom Davis in Cockroaches

    Tom joins a star studded cast in this new 6 part series for ITV2. Cockroaches is a comedy set in post-apocalyptic England where a young family try to survive amongst cannibals and perverts.

    ITV2 Tuesdays at 10.00

     

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  • The Chokeables
  • The Chokeables
  • The Chokeables

    High fives to BBH who have made a great film for St John's Ambulance to show how to save babies from choking. The animation includes characters voiced by Johnny Vegas and David Walliams.The film is proving to be a huge success with over 1.8 million views already!

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  • There's been a murrrderrr! (I know, that's another programme)
  • There's been a murrrderrr! (I know, that's another programme)

    One for all you Midsomer Murders fans! Amanda Burton plays Carole Latimer, mother of magician Gideon. In typical Midsomer style, everyone is a suspect and the plot has more twists than a Chubby Checker record. Tune in to find out whodunnit!

    Wednesday 4th February 8pm ITV

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  • Martin Freeman in The Eichmann Show
  • Martin Freeman in The Eichmann Show

    Martin plays ground breaking producer, Milton Fruchtman, in this 90 minute film about the logistics of televising the 1961 trial of Adolf Eichmann; one of the key architects of the Holocaust.

    The Eichmann show is on BBC2 Tuesday 20th January 9pm

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