Martin Clunes

Martin Clunes

Born: November 28, 1961
in Wimbledon, South London, England, UK
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Alexander Martin Clunes (born 28 November 1961) is an English actor and comedian. Clunes is perhaps best known for his roles as Gary Strang in Men Behaving Badly, Doctor Martin Ellingham in Doc Martin and the title character in Reggie Perrin.

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Manhunt - The Night Stalker
Title: Manhunt - The Night Stalker
Released: September 20, 2021
Type: Movie
Drama covering the real life manhunt of serial rapist Delroy Grant
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Title: Warren
Character: Warren Thompson
Released: February 25, 2019
Type: TV
Warren Thompson just wants an easy life, but thanks to his naturally difficult personality, he’s constantly finding himself in sticky situations.
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Title: Martin Clunes: Islands Of America
Character: Himself
Released: February 5, 2019
Type: TV
From space, the US appears to be an immense single land mass hemmed between the planet's two greatest oceans. Look a little closer, however, and you notice something else. All around its coastline floats a gauntlet of countless islands.
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Title: Manhunt
Character: DCI Colin Sutton
Released: January 6, 2019
Type: TV
The true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton's manhunt for serial killer Levi Bellfield. Series 2, "The Night Stalker", sees Colin Sutton investigate the real life story of a notorious serial rapist who terrorised south east London.
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Title: Vanity Fair
Character: Sir Pitt Crawley
Released: September 2, 2018
Type: TV
In a world where everyone is striving for what is not worth having, no one is more determined to climb to the heights of English society than Becky Sharp.
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Title: Rising Damp Forever
Character: Himself - Narrator
Released: March 26, 2016
Type: TV
Interviews, unknown facts, reunions and location visits from the cast and crew.
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Title: Man & Beast with Martin Clunes
Character: Narrator, Himself
Released: May 15, 2015
Type: TV
Martin Clunes sets out on an international journey to investigate the extraordinary relationship between man and beast. From birds to bears, and from pets to primates, involving ancient and modern techniques and partnerships, Martin observes humans and animals working side by side in ways that have existed and evolved during hundreds of millennia.
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Title: Carry On Forever
Character: Narrator
Released: March 4, 2015
Type: TV
Martin Clunes narrates this documentary celebrating the success of the `Carry On' films. The brand has captured audiences throughout the world, and is known for introducing legendary comedy acts such as Sid James, Charles Hawtrey and Kenneth Williams. The show replays iconic moments, as well as revealing some never-before-seen footage and photography. Some of the `Carry On' cast give interviews as they are taken on a reminiscent journey of their time on screen. The stars appearing include Amanda Barrie, Liz Fraser, Bernard Cribbins, Juliet Mills, Sally Geeson, June Whitfield, Shirley Eaton, Fenella Fielding and Jim Dale.
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Title: Arthur & George
Character: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Released: March 2, 2015
Type: TV
Arthur & George is a three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes' novel about Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle as played by actor Martin Clunes. Set in 1906 in Staffordshire, Hampshire and London the drama follows Sir Arthur and his trusted secretary, Alfred ‘Woodie’ Wood as they investigate the case of George Edalji, a young Anglo-Indian solicitor who was imprisoned for allegedly mutilating animals and writing obscene letters.
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Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?!
Title: Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey?!
Character: Mr. Shepherd
Released: November 14, 2014
Type: Movie
This Christmas the pupils of St Bernadette's and their much-loved, madcap teacher Mr. Poppy are back for their biggest adventure yet involving fantastic flashmobs, excitable elves, Christmas carols and of course Archie the donkey! When their new teacher Mr. Shepherd loses his memory and forgets all about Christmas, as well as his fiancée Sophie and the whereabouts of the beloved Archie, it's up to the pupils of St Bernadette's to save the day. Led by the ever enthusiastic Mr Poppy, they embark on a Christmas journey like never before - but time is against them if they are to help Mr Shepherd get to New York in time for his magical yuletide wedding!
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Martin Clunes & a Lion Called Mugie
Title: Martin Clunes & a Lion Called Mugie
Character: Martin Clunes
Released: August 20, 2014
Type: Movie
Clunes joins a mission to make wildlife history by returning endangered lions to Kora National Park, the Kenyan nature reserve of “Born Free” fame. The effort begins with Mugie, a lion cub orphaned at just three weeks old, but Clunes soon finds out why for lions there is now no “free” left.
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Secret Life of Babies
Title: Secret Life of Babies
Character: Narrator
Released: June 3, 2014
Type: Movie
Think you know your baby? Think again. This beautifully shot, heart-warming and scientifically revealing film, narrated by Martin Clunes, brings you babies as you've never seen them before. The first two years of our lives are the most critical of all. We grow more, learn more, move more and even fight more than at any other time in our life. We have to master the complex skills of walking, talking and relating to the world around us. But we are not yet built like an adult. We have more bones in our body at birth than an adult does, yet we don't have kneecaps. We laugh 300 times a day as a baby, but in the first few months we can't produce tears when we're upset. Secret Life of Babies reveals all these facts and more, telling incredible stories of babies' resilience and survival skills to boot.
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The Secret Life of Cats
Title: The Secret Life of Cats
Character: Himself - Narrator (voice)
Released: June 2, 2014
Type: Movie
It is believed that cats are just indifferent and egotistic; but they are more complex, interesting and even cuter than is commonly imagined. The astonishing process by which a newborn kitten becomes a fully grown cat reveals the amazing and true secret life of cats.
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Title: 猫的秘密生活
Character: ‎Narrator( voice)
Released: June 2, 2014
Type: TV
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Hello: A Portrait Of Leslie Phillips
Title: Hello: A Portrait Of Leslie Phillips
Released: September 28, 2013
Type: Movie
A Portrait Of Leslie Phillips takes a look at the life of Leslie Phillips; the legendary actor, writer and veritable British institution. Leslie's frank and open conversations combine with personal interviews from some of the greats who have worked with him.
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The Secret Life of Dogs
Title: The Secret Life of Dogs
Character: Narrator (voice)
Released: August 10, 2013
Type: Movie
The Secret Life of Dogs explores how man's best friend experiences the world. Tap into dogs' inner psyche in order to determine the true meaning behind various behaviors and body language. Delve deep into canine biology as it is studied through slow-motion footage, thermal images and macro photography, providing new insights into how dogs drink, shake off water, and whether your best friend is left or right pawed.
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Room on the Broom
Title: Room on the Broom
Character: Dog (voice)
Released: December 25, 2012
Type: Movie
Animated film based on the wonderful children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler. The story of a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom, much to the frustration of her cat. The gang ultimately saves the witch from a fearsome dragon, and in gratitude she rewards them with a magnificent new broom which has room for everyone. A magical tale about friendship and family from Magic Light Pictures, the producers of the hugely successful The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child.
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Title: The Town
Character: Len Robson
Released: December 5, 2012
Type: TV
Following a family tragedy, 30-year-old Mark Nicholas returns to the town where he grew up. After ten years away, coming home is harder than Mark could ever have imagined.
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Title: A Mother's Son
Character: Ben
Released: September 3, 2012
Type: TV
A mother suspects that her son could be the killer of a recently found dead girl, and becomes caught in a torturous dilemma of whether to denounce him, or protect him and hide the act.
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Me or the Dog
Title: Me or the Dog
Character: Dudley the dog (voice)
Released: May 20, 2011
Type: Movie
Due to his schizophrenia Tom believes that his dog, Dudley, is talking to him. To demonstrate that he is actually a real talking dog, Dudley sets out to prove that Tom's girlfriend is cheating on him.
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Martin Clunes: Man to Manta
Title: Martin Clunes: Man to Manta
Character: Himself
Released: January 6, 2011
Type: Movie
BAFTA winning actor Martin Clunes scuba dives in the Maldives seeking out the strange inhabitants that live beneath the sea. One resident of these warm blue waters have so far eluded him - the reef manta; one of evolution's true masterpieces. Martin will come closer to these gentle giants than he'd ever imagined possible; moved by their trust and intrigued by their mystery.
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Title: Martin Clunes Horsepower
Released: September 22, 2010
Type: TV
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Martin Clunes: Heavy Horsepower
Title: Martin Clunes: Heavy Horsepower
Released: August 21, 2010
Type: Movie
Two-part investigation into man's relationship with horses. Diligently researched it goes to all four corners of the globe showing how man and horse became connected.
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Title: Drama Trails
Released: August 1, 2010
Type: TV
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Title: Under the Hammer
Released: July 26, 2010
Type: TV
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Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley
Title: Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley
Character: Stripy (voice)
Released: November 13, 2009
Type: Movie
Big Chris leads a chorus of characters from various animated children's television shows in a medley of seven songs: 1. "Can You Feel It" 2. "Don't Stop" 3. "Jai Ho!" 4. "Tubthumping" 5. "Never Forget" 6. "Hey Jude" 7. "One Day Like This"
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Title: All the Queen's Horses with Alan Titchmarsh
Character: Self
Released: July 19, 2009
Type: TV
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Title: Islands of Britain
Character: Self
Released: May 3, 2009
Type: TV
Islands of Britain is a 2009 documentary series, filmed over the summers of 2008 and 2009, hosted by Martin Clunes, which visited a number of the islands that lie off the coast of Great Britain.
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Title: Martin Clunes: Islands Of Britain
Released: May 3, 2009
Type: TV
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Title: Reggie Perrin
Character: Reggie Perrin
Released: April 24, 2009
Type: TV
Reggie Perrin is a modern update of the 1970s BBC sitcom The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin, which starred Leonard Rossiter. The revival stars Martin Clunes and was first broadcast on 24 April 2009. Series 1 was released on DVD in Region 2 by 2entertain on 1 June 2009.
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The Man Who Lost His Head
Title: The Man Who Lost His Head
Character: Ian Bennett
Released: August 25, 2007
Type: Movie
Martin Clunes stars as a straight-laced museum curator who finds himself travelling to New Zealand to settle a dispute with a Maori community about an ancient carving - with unexpected consequences.
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Title: Would I Lie to You?
Character: Self
Released: June 16, 2007
Type: TV
A comedic panel show featuring team captains Lee Mack and David Mitchell plus two guests per side, hosted by Rob Brydon (formerly Angus Deayton). Each person must reveal embarrassing facts and outrageous lies during a series of different rounds including "Home Truths", "This Is My..." and "Quickfire Lies". It is up to the opposing team to tell tall tales from fantastic facts.
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Title: Have I Got a Bit More News for You
Character: Self - Presenter
Released: April 13, 2007
Type: TV
Based on the week’s news and fronted by guest hosts, this extended version of the satirical news quiz features more of the stuff that wouldn't fit into the regular programme.
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Title: The Graham Norton Show
Character: Self
Released: February 22, 2007
Type: TV
Each week celebrity guests join Irish comedian Graham Norton to discuss what's being going on around the world that week. The guests poke fun and share their opinions on the main news stories. Graham is often joined by a band or artist to play the show out.
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Losing It
Title: Losing It
Character: Phil MacNaughton
Released: September 13, 2006
Type: Movie
Comedy-drama about an advertising executive whose struggle to meet the standards of his demanding boss is made more difficult when he is diagnosed with testicular cancer.
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Title: The One Show
Released: August 14, 2006
Type: TV
A topical magazine-style daily television programme broadcast live on BBC One and BBC One HD. The programme is currently hosted by Alex Jones and Matt Baker from Monday-Thursday, with Chris Evans appearing instead of Baker on Fridays and relief presenters appearing when required.
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Fungus The Bogeyman
Title: Fungus The Bogeyman
Character: George White
Released: November 28, 2004
Type: Movie
BBC adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's book. Fungus (voice of Mak Wilson)'s job is to venture above Bogeydom and scare dry-cleaners (a Bogey's name for humans). But on one trip disaster strikes and a dry-cleaner discovers their existence in Bogeydom. The dry-cleaner, Jessica (Clare Thomas), strikes up a friendship with Fungus' children and escapes back home to tell her father George (Martin Clunes) all about it. George then decides to stake-out the entrance to Bogeydom, in order to catch a real-life Bogeyman.
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Beauty
Title: Beauty
Character: Tom Fitzhenry
Released: September 11, 2004
Type: Movie
Tom Fitzhenry is an ugly and reclusive aristocrat who lives on his own in a large mansion. He despairs of ever having a relationship with a woman... until Cathy comes into his life when she and her father come to repair the house's ageing plumbing.
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Title: Doc Martin
Character: Dr. Martin Ellingham
Released: September 2, 2004
Type: TV
Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional seaside village of Portwenn and filmed on location in the village of Port Isaac, Cornwall, England, with most interior scenes shot in a converted local barn. Five series aired between 2004 and 2011, together with a feature-length special that aired on Christmas Day 2006. Series 6 began airing on ITV on 2 September 2013.
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The Booze Cruise
Title: The Booze Cruise
Character: Clive Rainer
Released: September 7, 2003
Type: Movie
A group of men from Kent; Clive (Martin Clunes), Rob (Neil Pearson), Dave (Mark Benton), Maurice (Brian Murphy) and Daniel (Ben Whishaw) - go on a booze cruise to France, with mixed success and many mishaps along the way. Events involving their wives and families back home also form a large part of the plot.
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Title: The Booze Cruise
Character: Clive Rainer
Released: September 7, 2003
Type: TV
The Booze Cruise is a series of three feature length comedy dramas written for British television by Paul Minett and Brian Leveson. The first episode in the series was first shown on ITV in 2003. The three episodes have received mixed reviews, with the Radio Times describing it as "like comedy in 1973" and also "you can see each joke a mile off", but generally liking the show.
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Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie
Title: Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie
Character: Martin Bamford
Released: April 30, 2003
Type: Movie
Doctor Bamford has had enough of village life and is desperate for some distance from inquisitive Cornish neighbours. When the local estate agent shows him Tregunnt Farm # derelict and miles from anywhere # it's love at first sight. But the Bowden family from London also have their eye on the property with a view to developing the surrounding land into ugly holiday cottages. After being gazumped, the Doc decides to try and spook the family into leaving by pretending to be the Beast of Bodmin.
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Kipper: Fun In The Sun
Title: Kipper: Fun In The Sun
Released: March 18, 2003
Type: Movie
There's hot fun in the summertime when Kipper and his pals enjoy the great outdoors. From boating at the beach to splashing in the pool, the water is the perfect place to enjoy the sunshine. The fun continues when Kipper, Tiger and Arnold compete in a game of crazy golf. But when the friends decide to race one another, Tiger lands in the pond. To Pig's amazement, Arnold learns to ride a bike - with a little help from Kipper. Finally, they're off to spend the day at the farm with new friends! There's always something new under the sun with Kipper and company!
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Title: Little Robots
Character: Stripy (voice)
Released: January 7, 2003
Type: TV
Tiny and his Little Robot friends create their own world from the scrapheap on which they find themselves abandoned.
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Title: Top Gear
Released: October 21, 2002
Type: TV
This fast-paced and stunt-filled motor show tests whether cars, both mundane and extraordinary, live up to their manufacturers' claims. The long-running show travels to locations around the world, performing extreme stunts and challenges to see what the featured cars are capable of doing. The current hosts are Paddy Mcguinness, Chris Harris and Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff.
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A Is for Acid
Title: A Is for Acid
Character: John George Haigh
Released: September 9, 2002
Type: Movie
Dramatisation of the true story of the notorious 'acid bath murderer' John Haigh, who murdered women and disposed of their bodies in vats of acid in the 1940's. He was only caught when the gallstones of one of his victims failed to dissolve in the acid and were detected by the pathologist who examined the residue from the acid bath.
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Global Heresy
Title: Global Heresy
Character: James Chancellor
Released: January 1, 2002
Type: Movie
A rock band bursts onto the scene and then their frontman disappears on the eve of a European tour.
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Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Title: Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Character: Mr. Chipping
Released: January 1, 2002
Type: Movie
In the later years of the nineteenth century Latin master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfields boys boarding school, a good teacher and a kindly person but he is considered to be married to the job so that it is a surprise when, on a walking holiday, he meets and marries the vivacious Kathie,who becomes his helpmate at the school but sadly pre-deceases him. Just before World War One insensitive new headmaster Ralston tries to edge Chipping out but the boys rally and Sir John Rivers, an old pupil of Chipping's and now head of the board of governors, invites him to stay and,when the war breaks out and Ralston joins up, Chipping becomes the new head.
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Lorna Doone
Title: Lorna Doone
Character: Jeremy Stickles
Released: March 11, 2001
Type: Movie
The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of Monmouth. On the king's death, conflict is inevitable... Over seven days journey from London, Exmoor is a primitive and lawless area. Here, farmer Jack Ridd lives with his wife Sarah, son John, and two daughters. The only shadow over their simple life is cast by the notorious outlaw family the Doones. The aristocratic Doones were banished from their ancestral lands and now live through looting, theft, and murder. Their brutality is legendary...
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Doc Martin
Title: Doc Martin
Character: Martin Bamford
Released: January 1, 2001
Type: Movie
Doc Martin tells the tale of Martin Clunes' character in the film, in the months leading up to the Saving Grace story. Martin Bamford is a heart-broken London obstetrician, in a jealous rage after he finds out that his wife has been sleeping with three of his buddies. He escapes to a small Cornish fishing village, which he grows surprisingly attached to, and is extremely reluctant to return with his cheating wife when she comes to pick him up. Although he has only been looking for a week's R & R, Dr Bamford stumbles across a network of secrets in the village of Port Isaac, and finds himself embroiled in the most exciting scandal the village has seen for centuries.
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Aladdin: The ITV Pantomime
Title: Aladdin: The ITV Pantomime
Character: Abanazer
Released: December 25, 2000
Type: Movie
A televised pantomime of Aladdin with characters played by well-known celebrities.
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Dirty Tricks
Title: Dirty Tricks
Character: Edward
Released: September 24, 2000
Type: Movie
Martin Clunes plays Edward, an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Seemingly charming and thoughtful, Edward is really a calculating liar and manipulator. A series of events triggered at a dinner party leads Edward down a very precarious and hilarious path.
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Title: Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased)
Released: March 18, 2000
Type: TV
A modern day version of the 1969 detective series about Private Investigator Jeff Randall, who is aided in cases by the ghost of his deceased partner Marty Hopkirk.
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Saving Grace
Title: Saving Grace
Character: Dr. Martin Bamford
Released: January 24, 2000
Type: Movie
Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for horticulture and hatches a plan to grow potent marijuana which can be sold at an astronomical price, thus solving her financial crisis.
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Title: Gormenghast
Character: Professor Flower
Released: January 17, 2000
Type: TV
At the Castle of Gormenghast, the Groan family has ruled with dusty ceremony for more than seventy generations. A clever and ambitious new kitchen boy, Steerpike, begins to insinuate himself into the affections of Lady Fuchsia Groan and to murder his way to power.
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Sex 'n' Death
Title: Sex 'n' Death
Character: Ben Black
Released: December 14, 1999
Type: Movie
The host of a British Shock-TV Show blurs the line between show business and life.
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Hunting Venus
Title: Hunting Venus
Character: Simon Delancey
Released: March 30, 1999
Type: Movie
Former pop-star turned con artist Simon Delancey is kidnapped by two fans of his eighties band the Venus Hunters, and blackmailed to re-form the band for one final show.
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Title: Kipper
Character: Kipper the Dog
Released: March 1, 1999
Type: TV
In this charming collection of tales, the curious Kipper explores the attic, goes fishing with Tiger, finds a magical umbrella, takes a trip to the seaside, receives a visitor in the night and more.
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Touch and Go
Title: Touch and Go
Character: Nick Wood
Released: September 15, 1998
Type: Movie
Nick and Alison, a young couple although married for several years, find their sex-life is uninspiring. After much agonising, they decide to visit a wife-swapping club in a risky attempt to reinvigorate their marriage. However, after initial positive effects on their relationship, the activity begins to threaten the basis of their marriage.
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The Acid House
Title: The Acid House
Character: Rory
Released: July 2, 1998
Type: Movie
THE ACID HOUSE is a surreal triptych adapted by "Trainspotting" author Irvine Welsh from his acclaimed collection of short stories. Combining a vicious sense of humor with hard-talking drama, the film reaches into the hearts and minds of the chemical generation, casting a dark and unholy light into the hidden corners of the human psyche. Directed by Paul McGuigan, the film dramatises three stories from the book: 1- The Granton Star Cause, 2- A Soft Touch & 3- The Acid House.
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The Revengers' Comedies
Title: The Revengers' Comedies
Character: Anthony Staxton-Billing
Released: June 9, 1998
Type: Movie
After saving each other from jumping off a bridge, Henry Bell and Karen Knightly plot to avenge the people who drove them to suicide. Henry will ruin the life of the woman who married Karen's boyfriend, while Karen will work as a secretary for the man who took Henry's job. Whether revenge will be sweet – or bittersweet – is anyone's guess.
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Shakespeare in Love
Title: Shakespeare in Love
Character: Richard Burbage
Released: January 29, 1998
Type: Movie
Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare's comedy soon transforms into tragedy.
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Neville's Island
Title: Neville's Island
Character: Roy
Released: January 1, 1998
Type: Movie
Comedy about 4 middle aged businessmen on a team building exercise in the lake district
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Hospital!
Title: Hospital!
Character: Isolation Patient
Released: March 30, 1997
Type: Movie
Comedy about a brilliant young brain surgeon set in an unorthodox hospital. A "Naked Gun" type comedy from Britain, this one-off special was made specifically for the launch of Channel 5 in 1997.
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Title: Where's Elvis This Week?
Released: October 6, 1996
Type: TV
Where's Elvis This Week? was a short-lived, half-hour, weekly comedy television program hosted by Jon Stewart that aired on Sunday nights in the United Kingdom on BBC Two. It was filmed at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City and featured a set of panelists—two from the United Kingdom, and two from the United States. The panelists discussed news items and cultural issues. It premiered in the UK on 6 October 1996, and five episodes aired in total. Notable panelists included Dave Chappelle, Eddie Izzard, Phil Jupitus, Nora Ephron, Craig Kilborn, Christopher Hitchens, Armando Iannucci and Norm Macdonald.
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Never Mind the Horrocks
Title: Never Mind the Horrocks
Released: September 19, 1996
Type: Movie
Jane Horrocks showcases her wide-ranging talents as a mimic and comedy performer.
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Lord of Misrule
Title: Lord of Misrule
Character: Minister of Defence
Released: May 6, 1996
Type: Movie
Comedy drama. Retired Lord Chancellor Bill Webster decides to sell his memoirs to a tabloid newspaper in order to save his crumbling Cornish house. The Prime Minister wants to stop him as he believes the government will fall if his book is published. One of Bill's old girlfriends, now the Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, is sent to try and stop him, but also on his trail is a tabloid journalist who senses a scoop.
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Title: Over Here
Character: Group Captain Barker
Released: April 7, 1996
Type: TV
Over Here is a 2-part television miniseries made in 1996 by the BBC chronicling the lives of US Army Air Corps B-17 Flying Fortress bomber crews on a Royal Air Force Spitfire base during World War II. Conflict arose when American soldiers must share their barracks. Samuel West starred as the RAF pilot Archie Bunting. Martin Clunes starred as Group Captain Barker; a man with an inability to say the word "Luftwaffe".
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Title: Roger and the Rottentrolls
Released: January 1, 1996
Type: TV
Roger and the Rottentrolls is a children's comedy television series made for ITV by The Children's Company, which combined puppets with live action human actors. It was first broadcast on 1 January 1996. Written by Tim Firth, it was based on characters created by Gordon Firth directed by Julian Kemp and executive produced by Robert Howes. The first series won the 1997 BAFTA for "Best Children's Entertainment Show", beating the Ant and Dec Show. Later series were nominated for awards from both BAFTA and the Royal Television Society.
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Title: Chiller
Character: Ray Knight
Released: March 9, 1995
Type: TV
Chiller is a five-part British horror fantasy anthology television series, produced by Yorkshire Television, that first broadcast on ITV on 9 March 1995. Described by The Guardian as ITV's "answer to The X Files", the series was inspired by, but unconnected to, the 1991 Channel 4 thriller Gray Cray Dolls, which broadcast under the Chiller banner, the series featured writing contributions from renowned playwrights Stephen Gallagher, Glenn Chandler and Anthony Horowitz.
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Title: The Mrs Merton Show
Released: February 10, 1995
Type: TV
The Mrs Merton Show is a mock chat show starring Caroline Aherne as the elderly host Mrs Merton. It ran from 10 February 1995 to 2 April 1998 and was produced by Granada Television and aired on the BBC. The writers included Aherne, Craig Cash, Dave Gorman and Henry Normal. Prior to TV success, Aherne's Mrs Merton character appeared on Frank Sidebottom's album "5/9/88", then made her TV debut on the 1991 Channel 4 gameshow Remote Control, hosted by Anthony H Wilson. The chat show was followed up by a sitcom, Mrs Merton and Malcolm, based on Mrs Merton and her son Malcolm, who was played by Craig Cash.
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Staggered
Title: Staggered
Character: Neil Price
Released: July 8, 1994
Type: Movie
Very much in love, Neil's wedding plans are sabotaged, beginning when he is abandoned, naked, on a Scottish island. A road trip ensues, with Neil encountering many obstacles as he makes his way to London for what he believes is to be his wedding day. Or is it?
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An Evening With Gary Lineker
Title: An Evening With Gary Lineker
Released: June 14, 1994
Type: Movie
From their 1991 stageplay An Evening with Gary Lineker was adapted for television in 1994 by Arthur Smith and Chris England. The action takes place against the backdrop of the 1990 Football World Cup semi-final, between England and West Germany, which is taking place in Italy while Monica and Bill are on holiday in Ibiza. Bill desperately wants to watch the match; Monica wants to talk about their relationship.
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Title: Shooting Stars
Released: December 27, 1993
Type: TV
Shooting Stars is a British television comedy panel game broadcast on BBC Two as a pilot in 1993, then as 3 full series from 1995 to 1997, then on BBC Choice from January to December 2002 with 2 series before returning to BBC Two for another 3 series from 2008 until its cancellation in 2011. Created and hosted by double-act Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, it uses the panel show format but with the comedians' often slapstick, surreal and anarchic humour does not rely on rules in order to function, with the pair apparently ignoring existing rules or inventing new ones as and when the mood takes them.
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Title: If You See God, Tell Him
Character: Estate Agent
Released: November 11, 1993
Type: TV
Richard Briers plays Godfrey Spry, who, having been hit on the head in a freak accident, ends up with an attention span of just 30 seconds. As a result he begins to obsess over TV commercials and begins to take advertising claims literally, causing erratic twists in his behaviour and complicating the lives of all those around him.
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Title: Demob
Character: Dick Dobson
Released: October 15, 1993
Type: TV
Demob was a short-lived British comedy-drama television series, which screened for one six-episode series in 1993 on ITV. The series was set in the late 1940s and early 1950s, and starred Martin Clunes and Griff Rhys Jones as two ex-army friends who decide to try to form an entertainment act, with the aim of getting work on BBC radio. The series also starred Samantha Womack, Amanda Redman and Les Dawson.
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Rik Mayall Presents: Dancing Queen
Title: Rik Mayall Presents: Dancing Queen
Character: Donald
Released: June 3, 1993
Type: Movie
Dancing Queen is a 1993 British romantic comedy film starring Rik Mayall and Helena Bonham Carter. It follows the misfortune of Neil (Mayall), a bridegroom trying to get back to his bride with the help of his newfound friend Pandora/Julie (Bonham Carter) the stripper. It was the third episode of the first series of the Granada Television series Rik Mayall Presents.
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Title: Rik Mayall Presents
Character: Donald
Released: May 20, 1993
Type: TV
Showcasing the talent and versatility of its star, Rik Mayall Presents comprises six episodes of dark humour spread over two series, where he plays such diverse roles as a paranoid TV show host, an uncontrollable liar who pretends to be a gangster and a man on a date who is trapped in a cycle of escalating comic violence!
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Swing Kids
Title: Swing Kids
Character: Bannführer
Released: March 5, 1993
Type: Movie
The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazi's begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is forced to face some tough choices about right, wrong, and survival.
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Title: Bonjour la Classe
Character: Dr. Chambourcy
Released: February 15, 1993
Type: TV
Bonjour la Classe is a British television comedy series broadcast on BBC1 in 1993. Created and written by Paul Smith and Terry Kyan, the series centered on Laurence Didcott, a new French teacher at prestigious Mansion School. Didcott discovers a prevailing attitude at Mansion, among staff, benefactors and even students and parents, that places what's best for the school ahead of pupils' education and well-being. The scenes at the school were shot in the winter of 1992.
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Title: GMTV
Released: January 1, 1993
Type: TV
GMTV is the name of the national Channel 3 breakfast television contractor/licensee, broadcasting in the United Kingdom from 1 January 1993 to 3 September 2010. It became a wholly owned subsidiary of ITV plc in November 2009. Shortly after, ITV plc announced the programme would end. The final edition of GMTV was broadcast on 3 September 2010.
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Carry On Columbus
Title: Carry On Columbus
Character: Martin
Released: October 2, 1992
Type: Movie
Christopher Columbus believes he can find an alternative route to the far East and persuades the King and Queen of Spain to finance his expedition...
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Title: Men Behaving Badly
Character: Gary Strang
Released: February 18, 1992
Type: TV
Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye. It follows the lives of Gary Strang and his flatmates, Dermot Povey and Tony Smart. It was first broadcast on ITV in 1992. A total of six series were made along with a Christmas special and three final episodes that make up the feature-length "last orders". The series was filmed in and around Ealing in west London and the final scene of series six was filmed at the Cerne Abbas giant. The setting however is implied to be South London and many references are made to Surrey. It was produced by Hartswood Films, and Thames Television co-produced the first two series for ITV. They also assisted with production of the third series onwards that aired on the BBC. After being moved to a post-watershed slot on BBC1, Men Behaving Badly became highly successful. It was voted the best sitcom in the BBC's history at BBC Television's 60th anniversary celebrations in 1996. It also came sixteenth in the Britain's Best Sitcom poll commissioned in 2004 on BBC2. It has also won the Comedy Awards' best ITV comedy, and the first National Television Award for Situation Comedy.
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The Ballad of Kid Divine: The Cockney Cowboy
Title: The Ballad of Kid Divine: The Cockney Cowboy
Character: Hog
Released: January 1, 1992
Type: Movie
The Ballad of Kid Divine: The Cockney Cowboy is a very funny spaghetti western-Peckinpah-Leone pastiche that sees Michael Elphick's charlatan elixir seller, Neil Morrissey and Martin Clunes as the notorious and the not so notorious Irish bounty hunters all in pursuit of Kid Divine (Jesse Birdsall) a baby faced killer with a $25,000 price tag on his head.
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Title: Gone to the Dogs
Character: Pilbeam
Released: November 29, 1991
Type: TV
Comedy drama about rivalry in the lucrative world of greyhound racing. Self-made millionaire Larry Patterson is powerful and charismatic, with the best dogs in the greyhound racing world. Jim Morley is one of life’s losers, always ‘just one business away’ from making his fortune; his only link to the world of greyhound racing is a three-legged dog called Highland Fling. On the financial scale, they’re as far removed as it’s possible to be. But they have one thing in common: they both love the same woman…
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Title: Pebble Mill
Released: October 14, 1991
Type: TV
Pebble Mill was a re-launched version of the 1970s daily chat show Pebble Mill (also known as Pebble Mill At One for a while) which aired on BBC1 in the United Kingdom. The series premiered on October 14, 1991. The show was a mixture of celebrity guests and music. Alan Titchmarsh was a presenter on the show throughout it's complete run. Other presenters included Judi Spiers, Gloria Hunniford and Ross King.
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The Russia House
Title: The Russia House
Character: Brock
Released: December 21, 1990
Type: Movie
Barley Scott Blair, a Lisbon-based editor of Russian literature who unexpectedly begins working for British intelligence, is commissioned to investigate the purposes of Dante, a dissident scientist trapped in the decaying Soviet Union that is crumbling under the new open-minded policies.
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Title: Harry Enfield's Television Programme
Released: November 8, 1990
Type: TV
Harry Enfield's Television Programme was a British sketch show starring Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC Two in 1990 in the Thursday 9 pm slot, which became the traditional time for alternative comedy on television. Enfield was already an established name due to his 'Loadsamoney' character, but the series gave greater presence to his frequent collaborators Paul Whitehouse and Kathy Burke – so much so, that in 1994 the show was retitled Harry Enfield and Chums.
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Title: Jeeves and Wooster
Released: April 22, 1990
Type: TV
Jeeves and Wooster is a British comedy-drama series adapted by Clive Exton from P.G. Wodehouse's "Jeeves" stories. The series was a collaboration between Brian Eastman of Picture Partnership Productions and Granada Television. It aired on the ITV network from 1990 to 1993, with the last series nominated for a British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series. It starred Hugh Laurie as Bertie Wooster, a young gentleman with a "distinctive blend of airy nonchalance and refined gormlessness", and Stephen Fry as Jeeves, his improbably well-informed and talented valet. Wooster is a bachelor, a minor aristocrat and member of the idle rich. He and his friends, who are mainly members of The Drones Club, are extricated from all manner of societal misadventures by the indispensable valet, Jeeves. The stories are set in the United Kingdom and the United States in the 1930s. When Fry and Laurie began the series they were already a popular double act due to regular appearances on Channel 4's Friday Night Live and their own show A Bit of Fry & Laurie. In the television documentary, Fry and Laurie Reunited, upon reminiscing about their involvement in the series, it was revealed that they were initially reluctant to play the part of Jeeves and Wooster but decided to do so in the end because they felt no one else would do the parts justice.
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Title: About Face
Released: November 6, 1989
Type: TV
About Face is a series of twelve unconnected half-hour sitcoms all starring Maureen Lipman in the lead role. Each episode featured a guest cast of well known actors and actresses. The episodes were written by Richard Harris, Geoffrey Perkins, Chips Hardy & John Henderson, Astrid Ronning, John Wells, Paul Smith & Terry Kyan, Jack Rosenthal, Carol Bunyan and Ian Hislop & Nick Newman. It was made for the ITV network by Central Independent Television.
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Title: The Paradise Club
Character: Willy Bruce
Released: September 19, 1989
Type: TV
The Paradise Club is a BBC television drama starring Don Henderson and Leslie Grantham as Frank & Danny Kane. Two series were produced and were broadcast between 1989 and 1990. The show focuses upon two brothers, Frank & Danny Kane. Their mother, Ma Kane, is the matriarch of a criminal gang in South London, helped by her son Danny. Frank has become a priest but leaves the church; he inherits The Paradise Club on the death of their mother and returns to London to try and steer Danny away from crime.
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Title: This Morning
Released: October 3, 1988
Type: TV
This Morning is a British daytime television programme broadcast on ITV. It is currently presented by Phillip Schofield, Holly Willoughby on Monday to Thursday with Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes presenting on a Friday and during the school holidays with guest presenters standing in or contributing items to the show. The show began airing on 3 October 1988 featuring Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan as hosts until their departure in July 2001. The show was devised by Granada Television and was first broadcast from studios at the Albert Dock in Liverpool, before relocating to The London Studios in 1996. This Morning now airs daily on ITV at 10:30am till 12:30pm featuring news, topical items, showbiz, style and beauty, home and garden, food, health, real life and more similar features. Since 2010, during the summer, This Morning Summer has aired on the same channel at the same time slot. It is generally a continuation of the same format effectively making the show a year-round broadcast, featuring Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford as the main presenters.
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Title: Hannay
Released: January 6, 1988
Type: TV
Hannay was a 1988 spin-off from the 1978 film version of John Buchan's novel The Thirty-Nine Steps which had starred Robert Powell as Richard Hannay. In the series, Powell reprised the role of Hannay, an Edwardian mining engineer from Rhodesia of Scottish origin. It features his adventures in pre-World War I Great Britain. These stories had little in common with John Buchan's novels about the character, although some character names are taken from his other novels. There were two series, the first with six episodes, the second with seven. The combined 13 episodes ran for a total of 652 minutes. One episode, A Point of Honour, was based on a story of the same name by Dornford Yates that appeared in his 1914 book The Brother of Daphne, although Yates was not credited. Another episode used a plot device from the Leslie Charteris Saint story The Unblemished Bootlegger, from the 1933 book The Brighter Buccaneer, again uncredited.
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Title: Inspector Morse
Released: January 6, 1987
Type: TV
Inspector Morse is a detective drama based on Colin Dexter's series of Chief Inspector Morse novels. The series starred John Thaw as Chief Inspector Morse and Kevin Whately as Sergeant Lewis, as well as a large cast of notable actors and actresses.
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Suspicion
Title: Suspicion
Character: Photographer
Released: January 1, 1987
Type: Movie
A powerfully tense remake of the Alfred Hitchcock classic, this British production of SUSPICION boasts a dynamic cast, making it a worthy descendent of the original.
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Title: All at No 20
Character: Henry
Released: February 10, 1986
Type: TV
All at No 20 is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1986 to 1987. Starring Maureen Lipman, it was written by Richard Ommanney, Ian Davidson, Peter Vincent and Alex Shearer. It was made for the ITV network by Thames Television and ran for two series. After the second series was slated by critics, a planned third series was cancelled.
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Title: Boon
Released: January 14, 1986
Type: TV
Boon is a British television drama and modern-day western series starring Michael Elphick, David Daker, and later Neil Morrissey. It was created by Jim Hill and Bill Stair and filmed by Central Television for ITV. It revolved around the life of a modern-day Lone Ranger and ex-firefighter, Ken Boon.
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Title: Lovejoy
Released: January 10, 1986
Type: TV
The adventures of the eponymous Lovejoy, a likeable but roguish antiques dealer based in East Anglia. Within the trade, he has a reputation as a “divvie”, a person with an almost supernatural powers for recognising exceptional items as well as distinguishing genuine antique from clever fakes or forgeries.
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Title: No Place Like Home
Character: Nigel Crabtree
Released: December 13, 1983
Type: TV
No Place Like Home is a BBC situation comedy written by Jon Watkins and stars William Gaunt and Patricia Garwood as Arthur and Beryl Crabtree, a middle-aged couple who plan for a quiet life once their children have left home. Sadly, it is not to be. No Place Like Home was broadcast for five series between 1983 and 1987, with an early appearance by Martin Clunes.
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Doctor Who: Snakedance
Title: Doctor Who: Snakedance
Character: Lon
Released: January 26, 1983
Type: Movie
Tegan falls once more under the influence of the Mara and directs the TARDIS to the planet Manussa. There, the Federator's son Lon and his mother Tanha are preparing for a ceremony to celebrate the banishment of the Mara five hundred years earlier. The Mara takes control of Lon and uses him and Tegan to obtain from Ambril, the Director of Historical Research, the 'Great Crystal' - the large blue stone that originally brought it into being by focusing energy from the minds of the planet's one-time inhabitants. The Mara now plans to use the crystal during the ceremony to bring about its return to corporeal existence.
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Title: An Audience with...
Character: Himself
Released: January 8, 1978
Type: TV
An Audience with... is a British entertainment television show produced by London Weekend Television, in which a host, usually a singer or comedian, performs for an invited audience of celebrity guests, interspersed with questions from the audience, in a light hearted revue/tribute style.
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Title: Doctor Who
Character: Lon
Released: November 23, 1963
Type: TV
The adventures of a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor—who explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Along with a succession of companions, the Doctor faces a variety of foes while working to save civilisations, help ordinary people, and right wrongs.
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Title: William and Mary
Character: William Shawcross
Released: December 31, 1969
Type: TV
William and Mary is an ITV romantic comedy drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural reference to the reign of the English monarchs William and Mary. It was shown in three six-part series in 2003-2005. It was also screened on Seven's best of-Scottish and English-oriented 7TWO.
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Arthur & George
Title: Arthur & George
Character: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Released: December 31, 1969
Type: Movie
In 1906, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, having lost his first wife, was overcome with grief; even Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson refused his call. It was only when his secretary, Woodie, presented him with an apparent real-life miscarriage of justice, that he could be roused to action. The case in question was that of George Edalji, a Parsee solicitor, who was imprisoned for writing obscene letters and killing livestock in Great Wyrley, Staffordshire. George needed Arthur's help to clear his name. However, as the twists and turns of the case unfold, Arthur himself questions George's innocence. It is only by finding the true culprit, that Arthur can finally put the case, and his grief, to rest; whilst simultaneously becoming influential in a major reform to the English judicial system.
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Have I Got News for You: The Official Pirate Video
Title: Have I Got News for You: The Official Pirate Video
Released: December 31, 1969
Type: Movie