Mark Gatiss

Mark Gatiss

Born: October 17, 1966
in Sedgefield, Durham, England, UK
Mark Gatiss is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist. He is known as a member of the comedy team The League of Gentlemen alongside Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and co-writer Jeremy Dyson, and has both written for and acted in the TV series Doctor Who and Sherlock, the latter of which he also co-created. 

Movies for Mark Gatiss...

Locked Down
Title: Locked Down
Character: Donald
Released: February 25, 2021
Type: Movie
During a COVID-19 lockdown, sparring couple Linda and Paxton call a truce to attempt a high-risk jewellery heist at one of the world’s most exclusive department stores, Harrods.
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The Father
Title: The Father
Character: The Man
Released: December 23, 2020
Type: Movie
A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.
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Scandal & Beauty: Mark Gatiss on Aubrey Beardsley
Title: Scandal & Beauty: Mark Gatiss on Aubrey Beardsley
Character: Himself
Released: March 29, 2020
Type: Movie
Mark Gatiss explores the life and career of Aubrey Beardsley, an artist who wielded outrage as adroitly as his pen. A lifelong fan, Mark shows how Beardsley was more than just a genius of self-promotion who scandalised the art world of the 1890s. He was also a technological innovator, whose uncompromising attitude still feels remarkably modern.
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In Search of Dracula with Mark Gatiss
Title: In Search of Dracula with Mark Gatiss
Character: Himself - Presenter
Released: January 3, 2020
Type: Movie
Mark Gatiss explores and celebrates Dracula, an icon of popular culture, asking just why we keep coming back to the count.
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Title: Dracula
Character: Frank
Released: January 1, 2020
Type: TV
Transylvania, 1897. The blood-drinking Count Dracula is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned: the dead travel fast.
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Title: Dracula
Character: Frank Renfield
Released: January 1, 2020
Type: TV
Transylvania, 1897. The blood-drinking Count Dracula is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned: the dead travel fast.
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Doctor Who and the Third Man
Title: Doctor Who and the Third Man
Character: Himself
Released: July 8, 2019
Type: Movie
A retrospective documentary on the tenure of Jon Pertwee as the Third Doctor in the show Doctor Who.
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Title: Good Omens
Character: Mr. Harmony
Released: May 30, 2019
Type: TV
Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, join forces to find the Antichrist and stop Armageddon.
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Brexit: The Uncivil War
Title: Brexit: The Uncivil War
Character: Peter Mandelson (voice)
Released: January 19, 2019
Type: Movie
Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.
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The Favourite
Title: The Favourite
Character: John Churchill, Lord Marlborough
Released: November 23, 2018
Type: Movie
England, early 18th century. The close relationship between Queen Anne and Sarah Churchill is threatened by the arrival of Sarah's cousin, Abigail Hill, resulting in a bitter rivalry between the two cousins to be the Queen's favourite.
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National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III
Title: National Theatre Live: The Madness of George III
Character: George III
Released: November 20, 2018
Type: Movie
It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behaviour is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.
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The League of Gentlemen - Live Again!
Title: The League of Gentlemen - Live Again!
Character: Various Characters
Released: November 19, 2018
Type: Movie
The League of Gentlemen return to the stage in 2018 for their first UK tour in over 12 years with their brand new 47-date show ‘The League of Gentlemen Live Again!’ In the 2 part show, the BAFTA award winning comedy troupe, Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson bring their dark and unhinged fictional village of Royston Vasey to theatres and arenas across the country. Showcasing classic sketches and hilarious new material featuring some of their most memorable characters including “locals” Edward and Tubbs Tattsyrup, theatre company Legz Akimbo, The Dentons and job centre trio Pauline, Mickey and Ross.
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Mark Gatiss on John Minton: The Lost Man of British Art
Title: Mark Gatiss on John Minton: The Lost Man of British Art
Character: Himself - Presenter
Released: August 13, 2018
Type: Movie
For the actor and writer Mark Gatiss, Minton has been something of an obsession since he first came across his work as a teenager and in this personal, authored film, he tells the story of Minton’s colourful, complex life for the first time on television.
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Christopher Robin
Title: Christopher Robin
Character: Giles Winslow
Released: August 2, 2018
Type: Movie
Christopher Robin, the boy who had countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood, has grown up and lost his way. Now it’s up to his spirited and loveable stuffed animals, Winnie The Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and the rest of the gang, to rekindle their friendship and remind him of endless days of childlike wonder and make-believe, when doing nothing was the very best something.
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The Mercy
Title: The Mercy
Character: Ronald Hall
Released: February 9, 2018
Type: Movie
In 1968, Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor, endangers the fate of his family and business, and his own life, blinded by his ambition to compete in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, attempting to become the first person in history to single-handedly circumnavigate the world without making any stopover.
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Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock
Title: Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock
Character: Himself
Released: January 30, 2018
Type: Movie
Mark Gatiss, who co-created "Sherlock" and plays Mycroft Holmes, discusses the show with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, and others in the cast.
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Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time
Title: Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time
Character: The Captain
Released: December 25, 2017
Type: Movie
As the Twelfth Doctor nears regeneration, he stumbles on his first incarnation, also refusing to change. It takes a captain, a glass avatar and a familiar face to convince the Doctors the universe still needs them.
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Title: Gunpowder
Character: Sir Robert Cecil
Released: October 21, 2017
Type: TV
London, 1605. Robert Catesby, a 33-year old Warwickshire gentleman, devises a plot to blow up Parliament and kill the King.
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Mars: a Traveller's Guide
Title: Mars: a Traveller's Guide
Character: Narrator
Released: September 12, 2017
Type: Movie
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Against the Law
Title: Against the Law
Character: Doctor Landers
Released: March 16, 2017
Type: Movie
The film tells the story of Peter Wildeblood, a thoughtful and private gay journalist whose affair with a handsome serviceman he met in Piccadilly – during the time homosexuality was a crime – turned Queen's evidence against him in one of the most explosive court cases of the 1950s - the infamous Montagu Trial.
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Sherlock: The Final Problem
Title: Sherlock: The Final Problem
Character: Mycroft Holmes
Released: January 15, 2017
Type: Movie
Long buried secrets finally come to light as someone has been playing a very long game indeed. Sherlock and John face their greatest ever challenge. Is the game finally over?
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Title: Taboo
Character: Prince Regent
Released: January 7, 2017
Type: TV
Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
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Denial
Title: Denial
Character: Professor Robert Jan van der Pelt
Released: September 30, 2016
Type: Movie
Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
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Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Title: Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie
Character: Joel
Released: July 1, 2016
Type: Movie
Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London's trendiest hot-spots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more!
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Our Kind of Traitor
Title: Our Kind of Traitor
Character: Billy Matlock
Released: May 5, 2016
Type: Movie
A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City of London and its unholy alliance with Britain's intelligence establishment, to Paris and the Alps.
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Dad's Army
Title: Dad's Army
Character: Colonel Theakes
Released: February 5, 2016
Type: Movie
A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Title: Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Character: Mycroft Holmes
Released: January 1, 2016
Type: Movie
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in 1890s London in this holiday special.
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Victor Frankenstein
Title: Victor Frankenstein
Character: Dettweiler
Released: November 10, 2015
Type: Movie
Eccentric scientist Victor Von Frankenstein creates a grotesque creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.
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Title: London Spy
Character: Rich
Released: November 9, 2015
Type: TV
Danny is a gregarious, hedonistic romantic who gets drawn into the dangerous world of British espionage in this contemporary, emotional thriller. He falls for the anti-social but enigmatic Alex, both from opposite worlds, and they soon realise they’re perfect for each other. But when Alex suddenly disappears, Danny is utterly ill-equipped to take on his complex and codified world. Young, innocent and adrift he needs to decide whether he’s prepared to fight for the truth?
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Premium Bond with Mark Gatiss and Matthew Sweet
Title: Premium Bond with Mark Gatiss and Matthew Sweet
Character: Himself
Released: October 28, 2015
Type: Movie
In impeccable evening dress, Mark Gatiss and Matthew Sweet ponder the Bonds we've seen on screen since Dr. No in 1962. As the release of 24th official James Bond film, Spectre, approaches we ask - which 007 is the best? To date, six actors have portrayed British Secret Service agent James Bond. Was Sean Connery impossible to surpass? Was George Lazenby really that bad? Was Live and Let Die really a blaxploitation movie in disguise? Gatiss and Sweet consider these and many other questions, and raise a martini in honour of their premium Bond.
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The Vote
Title: The Vote
Released: May 7, 2015
Type: Movie
On 7 May, churches, school halls, and back rooms of community centres will be turned into polling stations, staffed by council workers and volunteers. A church polling station is the backdrop for a real-time play for theatre and TV, called The Vote, staged at the exact moment in which the action is set - the last 90 minutes before polls close.
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Title: Thunderbirds Are Go!
Character: Dr. Quentin Questa (voice)
Released: April 4, 2015
Type: TV
Remake of the hit 1960s television show. In the 21st century, Jeff Tracy, a former astronaut, amasses a colossal fortune and decides that he must use it to benefit others. His answer to this desire is to create International Rescue, a unique private emergency response service equipped with customized designed vehicles and equipment that enable the organization to react to any crisis whether it be in sea, air, land, or space. Jeff's five sons volunteer to operate as the pilots and field agents, as well "Brain" who acts as the teams engineer. In addition, Jeff's friend, Kyrano and his daughter Tanusha aka Kayo (based on the original series Tin-Tin character) agree to be the support staff. In addition to the field team, IR also maintains an intelligence network with Lady Penelope and her ex-con chauffeur, Parker as the chief agents in this arm.
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Coalition
Title: Coalition
Character: Peter Mandelson
Released: March 28, 2015
Type: Movie
Political drama about the rise of Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats during the 2010 election. After the election failed to produce an outright winner, Clegg was catapulted into an unaccustomed position of influence and was the recipient of political courtship from both Labour's Gordon Brown and David Cameron of the Conservative Party.
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Title: Wolf Hall
Character: Stephen Gardiner
Released: January 21, 2015
Type: TV
Following the fact-based historical book of the same name, this drama follows the rise of Cromwell as he becomes Henry the VIII's closest advisor. England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the King dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years and marry Anne Boleyn. The Pope and most of Europe oppose him. Into this impasse steps Thomas Cromwell: a wholly original man, a charmer, and a bully, both idealist and opportunist, astute in reading people, and implacable in his ambition. But Henry is volatile: one day tender, one day murderous. Cromwell helps him break the opposition, but what will be the price of his triumph?
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Title: Mapp and Lucia
Character: Major Benjamin 'Benjy' Flint
Released: December 29, 2014
Type: TV
1930s comedy drama based on EF Benson's novels, about the rivalry between two women in a quaint village.
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Title: The Real History of Science Fiction
Character: Himself - Narrator (voice)
Released: April 19, 2014
Type: TV
The series heads to the very frontiers of space and science to produce the definitive television history of science fiction, told through its impact on cinema, television and literature, with the help of filmmakers, writers, actors, and graphic artists. Each episode will explore one of the enduring themes of science fiction: time travel; the exploration of space; robots and artificial intelligence; and aliens.
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National Theatre Live: Coriolanus
Title: National Theatre Live: Coriolanus
Character: Menenius Agrippa
Released: January 29, 2014
Type: Movie
When an old adversary threatens Rome, the city calls once more on her hero and defender: Coriolanus. But he has enemies at home too. Famine threatens the city, the citizens’ hunger swells to an appetite for change, and on returning from the field Coriolanus must confront the march of realpolitik and the voice of an angry people.
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Unlocking Sherlock
Title: Unlocking Sherlock
Character: Himself / Mark Gatiss
Released: January 19, 2014
Type: Movie
Explore how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the hit television sensation. Take a personal voyage through the versions of Holmes that have served as inspirations for the new series - the original stories, their factual origins, hundreds of film adaptations - to arrive at their thoroughly modern Sherlock. Moffat and Gatiss explain the challenges they encountered adapting the original adventures of the iconic super-sleuth. Go behind the scenes on the set of the hit television series, including interviews with actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and Lara Pulver, who talk about the reinvention of their fictional characters.
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MR James: Ghost Writer
Title: MR James: Ghost Writer
Character: Presenter
Released: December 25, 2013
Type: Movie
Mark Gatiss steps into the mind of MR James, the enigmatic English master of the supernatural story. How did this donnish Victorian bachelor, conservative by nature and a devout Anglican, come to create tales that continue to chill readers more than a century on? Mark attempts to uncover the secrets of James's inspiration, taking an atmospheric journey from James's childhood home in Suffolk to Eton, Cambridge and France, venturing into ancient churches, dark cloisters and echoing libraries along the way.
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Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor
Title: Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor
Character: Himself
Released: August 4, 2013
Type: Movie
Zoe Ball hosts a live celebration in which the next actor to land Doctor Who's lead role is revealed, in the company of former cast members and celebrity fans.
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Title: Dr. Forever!
Character: Himself
Released: March 11, 2013
Type: TV
Dr. Forever! was a five-part series of documentary featurettes that were included on several Doctor Who DVD releases.
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Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss
Title: Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss
Character: Himself - Host
Released: October 30, 2012
Type: Movie
Actor and writer Mark Gatiss embarks on a chilling journey through European horror cinema, from the silent nightmares of German Expressionism in the 1920s to the Belgian lesbian vampires in the 1970s, from the black-gloved killers of Italian bloody giallo cinema to the ghosts of the Spanish Civil War, and finally reveals how Europe's turbulent 20th century forged its ground-breaking horror tradition.
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Cleaning Up
Title: Cleaning Up
Character: Mr Jackson
Released: September 15, 2011
Type: Movie
Mr Jackson is the perfect hitman. Cold, calculating and professional. You see him and you die. Don’t you?
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Title: Game of Thrones
Character: Tycho Nestoris
Released: April 17, 2011
Type: TV
Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Friction between the houses leads to full-scale war. All while a very ancient evil awakens in the farthest north. Amidst the war, a neglected military order of misfits, the Night's Watch, is all that stands between the realms of men and icy horrors beyond.
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Title: The Crimson Petal and the White
Character: Henry Rackham Junior
Released: April 6, 2011
Type: TV
Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
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Title: Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge
Released: November 5, 2010
Type: TV
Mid Morning Matters is a British mockumentary series written by Steve Coogan, Neil Gibbons, Rob Gibbons and Armando Iannucci, produced by Baby Cow Productions and funded by the British arm of Australian lager company Foster's, starring Coogan as fictional radio DJ Alan Partridge. The first of twelve 15-minute episodes was uploaded to the Foster's Funny website on 5 November 2010, and then available on YouTube. Six 30-minute episodes titled Alan Partridge Mid Morning Matters: Special Edition, edited from the web series, began airing on Sky Atlantic HD in July 2012 as part of a deal between producers Baby Cow and BSkyB. Mid Morning Matters 2 began filming a new six part series in February 2012. It will be shown exclusively on Sky Atlantic in 2013.
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The First Men in the Moon
Title: The First Men in the Moon
Character: Cavor
Released: October 19, 2010
Type: Movie
Mark Gatiss's adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for the Apollo astronauts to land on the Moon, a young boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford. He's a man with an extraordinary story of how, way back in 1909, he got to the Moon first, and, together with the eccentric Professor Cavor, discovered a terrifying secret deep beneath its seemingly-barren surface.
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Title: A History of Horror
Released: October 11, 2010
Type: TV
Mark Gatiss examines the history of the horror film, from classic Hollywood monsters to Hammer's glory days and beyond.
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Title: Sherlock
Character: Mycroft Holmes
Released: July 25, 2010
Type: TV
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
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Worried About the Boy
Title: Worried About the Boy
Character: Malcolm McLaren
Released: May 16, 2010
Type: Movie
In 1980 young George O'Dowd baffles his parents with his love of frocks and make-up and moves into a squat with kindred spirit Peter, who dresses as Marilyn Monroe and calls himself Marilyn. They make a splash at Steve Strange's trendy Blitz Club where George gets a job in the cloakroom but George is unlucky in his relationships with men until he meets wannabe musician Kirk. Through Kirk George meets the handsome drummer Jon Moss, on whom he develops a crush, but sacked by the Blitz and spurned by Kirk, George turns to Sex Pistols' manager Malcolm McLaren to further his music career. George's spell with McLaren's group Bow Wow Wow is short but fan Mikey North is impressed and asks George to sing in a group he is forming, where George again meets Jon. They will have an affair and the group will become the very successful Culture Club. Four years later, however, hounded by the tabloid press amid stories of his drug addiction, an unhappy George turns to Jon for advice on his future.
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Title: Doctor Who Greatest Moments
Character: Himself
Released: August 20, 2009
Type: TV
Takes viewers on a journey through time and space to relive all the action from the sci-fi show, featuring exclusive interviews with key actors offering unique insights on the classic moments.
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Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen
Title: Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen
Character: Ernest Dunks
Released: August 5, 2009
Type: Movie
Spanish Flu: The Forgotten Fallen is a 2009 television drama. It deals with Dr James Niven's attempts to deal with the 1918 flu pandemic in Manchester. Its screenplay was written by Peter Harness and it starred Bill Paterson as Niven, along with Mark Gatiss, Kenneth Cranham and Charlotte Riley. It was first broadcast on BBC Four on 5 August 2009.
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Title: Psychoville
Released: June 18, 2009
Type: TV
Psychoville is a British dark comedy television . Pemberton and Shearsmith each play numerous characters, with Dawn French and Jason Tompkins in additional starring roles.
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New Town
Title: New Town
Character: Duff Purves
Released: April 14, 2009
Type: Movie
Starry architects Purves and Pekkala are offered the chance to redesign a Georgian church, but when the head of Scottish Heritage falls from the church tower in a mysterious accident, it becomes a question of whether he fell or was pushed.
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Title: Being Human
Released: January 25, 2009
Type: TV
The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from them; and that these three characters are attempting (as much as is possible) to live ordinary human lives despite the pressures and dangers of their situations. They are constantly threatened with exposure or persecution, with pressure from other supernatural creatures, and with problems caused by their attempts to deal with their own natures.
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Title: Crooked House
Released: December 22, 2008
Type: TV
A ghost story about a cursed house. The cursed house - Geap Manor - weaves together three ghost stories set during Georgian times, the 1920s and the present day.
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Title: Clone
Character: Colonel Black
Released: November 17, 2008
Type: TV
Clone is a 2008 BBC Three comedy series starring Jonathan Pryce and Mark Gatiss, centred on the creation and education of the world's first human clone. Its first series of six 30-minute episodes premiered on 17 November 2008.
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Title: Only Connect
Character: Self - Contestant
Released: September 15, 2008
Type: TV
The fiendishly difficult quiz show in which two teams of three contestants have to find the connection between seemingly unrelated clues, where patience and lateral thinking are as vital as knowledge.
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Title: Sense and Sensibility
Character: John Dashwood
Released: January 1, 2008
Type: TV
Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve when she falls in love with the charming but unsuitable John Willoughby, ignoring her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behavior leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Elinor, sensitive to social convention, struggles to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Will the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love?
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Consenting Adults
Title: Consenting Adults
Character: PC Butcher
Released: September 4, 2007
Type: Movie
Fifty years ago, a Home Office committee chaired by Wolfenden, then vice-chancellor of Reading University, recommended the decriminalization of homosexuality. But behind the scenes of what was to become a turning point in British social history, there was an even more extraordinary story. Jack's son Jeremy, then a brilliant undergraduate at Oxford, was himself gay, something his father could not bring himself to acknowledge.
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Title: Jekyll
Character: Robert Louis Stevenson
Released: June 16, 2007
Type: TV
Tom Jackman is learning to cope with his alter-ego, the dark and mysterious Hyde, as Hyde threatens Jackman's life and family. They also have to live in the same body while on the run from a mysterious organization that is hunting them.
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The Worst Journey in the World
Title: The Worst Journey in the World
Character: Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Released: April 29, 2007
Type: Movie
Docudrama based on the memoir of the same name by polar explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard. The narrator Barry Letts, best known for his tenure as the producer…
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Title: Derren Brown: Trick or Treat
Character: Himself
Released: April 13, 2007
Type: TV
Derren Brown at his most devilish. He has persuaded members of the public to sign a Faustian pact with him and participate in a macabre game of Trick or Treat.
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Don't
Title: Don't
Released: April 5, 2007
Type: Movie
In 2007, Wright directed a fake trailer insert for Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez's Grindhouse, called "Don't", it was a plotless trailer that mocked horror clichés.
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The Wind in the Willows
Title: The Wind in the Willows
Character: Rat
Released: December 18, 2006
Type: Movie
Matt Lucas as a marvellous Toad, Mark Gatiss as a spiky rat, Lee Ingleby as a nervous Mole, and Bob Hoskins as a grumpy old Badger make a classy cast within yet another version of Kenneth Grahame's classic book.
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The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You!
Title: The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You!
Released: November 20, 2006
Type: Movie
The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You! is a pantomime-themed stage show by The League of Gentlemen. The whimsical, pantomime nature of the show was a departure from their trademark dark humour. This performance was filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo.
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The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You
Title: The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You
Character: Hilary Briss / Mickey Michaels / Val Denton / Les McQueen / Lance Longthorne / Alvin Steele / Phil Proctor / Mrs Beasley / Mick McNamara / Neds / Lotte Lipp / Brian Morgan / Dr Chinnery / Iris Krell / Bobbin
Released: November 20, 2006
Type: Movie
The League of Gentlemen bring their dark but brilliant humour to the stage in this "alternative" pantomime... they're behind you!
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Fear of Fanny
Title: Fear of Fanny
Character: Johnnie Cradock
Released: October 23, 2006
Type: Movie
The bizarre tale of Fanny Cradock, Britain's famous and maligned TV chef from 50s to the 70s.
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Starter for 10
Title: Starter for 10
Character: Bamber Gascoigne
Released: September 13, 2006
Type: Movie
In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching University Challenge, a college quiz show. At Bristol he tries out for the Challenge team and falls under the spell of Alice, a lovely blond with an extensive sexual past.
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Free Jimmy
Title: Free Jimmy
Character: Jakki (voice)
Released: April 21, 2006
Type: Movie
Four stoners, five vegans, three mobsters, four hunters and a million reasons to free one junkie elephant.
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Return of the Goodies
Title: Return of the Goodies
Character: Himself
Released: December 30, 2005
Type: Movie
The Goodies finally return to television after nearly 25 years with a compilation of classic clips, interviews and new material.
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Match Point
Title: Match Point
Character: Ping-Pong Player
Released: October 26, 2005
Type: Movie
Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would take him far from it - palms start to sweat and a dark psychological match in his head begins.
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Title: Funland
Released: October 23, 2005
Type: TV
Funland is a comedy thriller serial, produced by the BBC, about a detective who arrives in Blackpool to find the killer of his mother with only the flimsiest of clues to go on. It was first screened from 23 October 2005 to 7 November 2005, on the digital channel BBC Three. Created by Jeremy Dyson and Simon Ashdown, the series consists of a fifty-minute opening episode followed by ten half-hour installments.
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Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Title: Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Character: Miss Blight (voice)
Released: September 4, 2005
Type: Movie
Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park's animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding the town of garden pests. Using only humane methods that turn their home into a halfway house for evicted vermin, the pair stumble upon a mystery involving a voracious vegetarian monster that threatens to ruin the annual veggie-growing contest.
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The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
Title: The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
Character: Various Characters
Released: June 3, 2005
Type: Movie
The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho to the fictional film world of 17th Century Britain, the residents must overcome countless bizarre obstacles in their bid to return Royston Vasey to safety.
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Title: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Character: Additional Vogon Voices (as League of Gentlemen)
Released: April 28, 2005
Type: Movie
Mere seconds before the Earth is to be demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."
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The Quatermass Experiment
Title: The Quatermass Experiment
Character: John Paterson
Released: April 2, 2005
Type: Movie
A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.
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Title: Doctor Who Confidential
Released: March 26, 2005
Type: TV
Doctor Who Confidential is a documentary series created by the British Broadcasting Corporation to complement the revival of the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. Each episode was broadcast on BBC Three on Saturdays, immediately after the broadcast of the weekly television episode on BBC One. The running time of the first two series was 30 minutes, being extended to 45 minutes in the third. BBC Three also broadcast a cut-down edition of the programme, lasting 15 minutes, shown after the repeats on Sundays and Fridays and after the weekday evening repeats of earlier seasons. Described as focusing on the human element of the series, Confidential features behind-the-scenes footage on the making of Doctor Who through clips and interviews with the cast, production crew and other people, including those who have participated in the television series over the years of its existence. Each episode deals with a different topic, and in most cases refers to the Doctor Who episode that preceded it. There have also been two episodes of Doctor Who Confidential broadcast apart from the showing of Doctor Who episodes: in November 2006 an edition subtitled "Music and Monsters" was produced going behind the scenes of a televised concert of soundtrack music produced as part of that year's Children in Need appeal, and on 3 January 2009, a special edition was broadcast to announce the actor chosen to play the Eleventh Doctor.
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Title: Doctor Who
Character: Gantok
Released: March 26, 2005
Type: TV
The Doctor is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor saves planets for a living—more of a hobby actually, and the Doctor's very, very good at it.
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Title: Agatha Christie's Marple
Character: Ronald Hawes
Released: December 12, 2004
Type: TV
The adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which she helps solve. Although the police are sometimes reluctant to accept Miss Marple's help, her reputation and unparalleled powers of observation eventually win them over.
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Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures
Title: Agatha Christie: A Life in Pictures
Character: Kenyon
Released: September 22, 2004
Type: Movie
A biopic of Agatha Christie including her 10 day disappearance.
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Global Conspiracy?
Title: Global Conspiracy?
Character: Terry Scanlon
Released: May 10, 2004
Type: Movie
Investigative reporter Terry Scanlon follows up the strange goings on in Llanfairfach, with interviews with people there at the time, including Professor Clifford Jones and mysterious boss, Stevens.
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Shaun of the Dead
Title: Shaun of the Dead
Character: Radio Presenter With 'Spaceship' Theory / Wildlife voiceover (voice) (uncredited)
Released: April 9, 2004
Type: Movie
Shaun lives a supremely uneventful life, which revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and, above all, his local pub. This gentle routine is threatened when the dead return to life and make strenuous attempts to snack on ordinary Londoners.
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Sex Lives of the Potato Men
Title: Sex Lives of the Potato Men
Character: Jeremy
Released: February 20, 2004
Type: Movie
Two lowlifes with active fantasy sex lives deliver potatoes to various restaurants and grocers.
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Title: Catterick
Character: Peter
Released: February 15, 2004
Type: TV
Catterick, aka Vic and Bob in Catterick, is a surreal 2004 BBC situation comedy in 6 episodes, written by and starring Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, with Reece Shearsmith, Matt Lucas, Morwenna Banks, Tim Healy, Mark Benton and Charlie Higson. The series was originally broadcast on BBC Three and later rerun on BBC2. Reeves has said that the BBC do not want another series of Catterick, though he may produce a spin-off centring on the DI Fowler character. Catterick is arguably Vic and Bob's darkest and most bizarre programme to date, balancing their typically odd, idiosyncratic comedy with some genuinely dark scenes. It plays like a darkly comic road movie, albeit full of Vic and Bob's bizarre, often inscrutable and frequently silly humour. Catterick is probably Vic and Bob's most uncompromising show since their notorious and frequently baffling 1999 sketch series Bang Bang, It's Reeves and Mortimer, from which most of the characters are taken. It is in some ways stylistically similar to their short film The Weekenders first broadcast in 1992 on British television as part of Channel 4's "Bunch of Five" series. The series is named after Catterick in North Yorkshire, Britain's largest army base. It is about 10 miles away from Darlington where Vic Reeves grew up. It is also about 20 miles away from Middlesbrough where Bob Mortimer grew up.
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Title: Nighty Night
Released: January 6, 2004
Type: TV
Nighty Night is a British dark comedy sitcom written by and starring Julia Davis. It was first broadcast on 6 January 2004 on BBC Three before moving to BBC2. Notorious for its dark humour, the show follows narcissistic sociopath Jill Tyrell – who manages a beauty parlour alongside her moronic, asthmatic assistant Linda – as she learns that her husband has cancer. She uses this fact to manipulate new neighbour Cathy Cole, a wheelchair user with multiple sclerosis whose husband Don, a womanising doctor, Jill has become obsessed with. The theme tune used in the beginning of both series and during the closing credits for the first is an excerpt from the spaghetti western My Name Is Nobody, composed by the Italian film composer Ennio Morricone. In June 2006 it was announced that Sex and the City creator Darren Star would write and be executive producer of a US version, which has been commissioned for a pilot script. Steve Coogan and Henry Normal, founders of the production company Baby Cow, were to be co-Executive-Producers.
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Title: Nighty Night
Character: Glenn Bulb
Released: January 6, 2004
Type: TV
Nighty Night is a British dark comedy sitcom written by and starring Julia Davis. It was first broadcast on 6 January 2004 on BBC Three before moving to BBC2. Notorious for its dark humour, the show follows narcissistic sociopath Jill Tyrell – who manages a beauty parlour alongside her moronic, asthmatic assistant Linda – as she learns that her husband has cancer. She uses this fact to manipulate new neighbour Cathy Cole, a wheelchair user with multiple sclerosis whose husband Don, a womanising doctor, Jill has become obsessed with. The theme tune used in the beginning of both series and during the closing credits for the first is an excerpt from the spaghetti western My Name Is Nobody, composed by the Italian film composer Ennio Morricone. In June 2006 it was announced that Sex and the City creator Darren Star would write and be executive producer of a US version, which has been commissioned for a pilot script. Steve Coogan and Henry Normal, founders of the production company Baby Cow, were to be co-Executive-Producers.
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Skip to the End
Title: Skip to the End
Character: Himself
Released: January 1, 2004
Type: Movie
A feature documentary about the making of and influence of the British television series Spaced. It also features an epilogue to the series.
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Title: Little Britain
Released: September 16, 2003
Type: TV
Little Britain is a British character-based comedy sketch show which was first broadcast on BBC radio and then turned into a television show. It was written by comic duo David Walliams and Matt Lucas. The show's title is an amalgamation of the terms 'Little England' and 'Great Britain', and is also the name of a Victorian neighbourhood and modern street in London. The show comprises sketches involving exaggerated parodies of British people from all walks of life in various situations familiar to the British. These sketches are presented to the viewer together with narration in a manner which suggests that the programme is a guide—aimed at non-British people—to the ways of life of various classes of British society. Despite the narrator's description of great British institutions, the comedy is derived from the British audience's self-deprecating understanding of either themselves or people known to them.
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Title: QI
Released: September 11, 2003
Type: TV
Comedy quiz show full of quirky facts, in which contestants are rewarded more if their answers are 'quite interesting'.
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Bright Young Things
Title: Bright Young Things
Released: May 16, 2003
Type: Movie
In the 1930s, a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely shocking to the older generation. Amidst the madness, Adam, who is well connected but totally broke, is desperately trying to get enough money to marry the beautiful Nina. While his attempts to raise cash are constantly thwarted, their friends seem to self-destruct, one-by-one, in an endless search for newer and faster sensations. Finally, when world events out of their control come crashing around them, they are forced to reassess their lives and what they value most.
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Title: Timeshift
Character: self
Released: October 10, 2002
Type: TV
Documentary series which ranges widely over Britain's social and cultural history, its narrative-led storytelling offering a richly immersive and varied window onto the past.
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Surrealissimo: The Trial of Salvador Dali
Title: Surrealissimo: The Trial of Salvador Dali
Character: Louis Aragon
Released: March 2, 2002
Type: Movie
A comic drama about the weird and wonderful world of Salvador Dali and the Surrealists. This film charts Dali's meteoric rise from obscurity to the world's most publicised artist.
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The Cicerones
Title: The Cicerones
Character: John Trant
Released: January 1, 2002
Type: Movie
A tourist encounters some strange characters in a foreign cathedral.
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Title: Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible
Character: Hang Man Chang
Released: November 12, 2001
Type: TV
Dr. Terrible's House of Horrible is a British comedy-horror anthology series created by Graham Duff, who co-wrote the series with Steve Coogan. BBC Two broadcast the series in 2001. It spoofs the British horror films of Amicus Productions, Hammer Film Productions, and Tigon British Film Productions. The title parodies Amicus Productions' anthology film Dr. Terror's House of Horrors.
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Birthday Girl
Title: Birthday Girl
Character: Porter
Released: September 6, 2001
Type: Movie
A shy bank clerk orders a Russian mail order bride, and finds his life turned upside down.
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The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane
Title: The League of Gentlemen: Live at Drury Lane
Character: various
Released: September 1, 2001
Type: Movie
The award-winning Black Comedy series takes to the stage of London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
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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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The Kidnappers
Title: The Kidnappers
Character: Mark
Released: November 13, 1999
Type: Movie
Doctor Who spoof by Mark Gatiss and David Walliams.
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The Web of Caves
Title: The Web of Caves
Character: The Doctor
Released: November 13, 1999
Type: Movie
Doctor Who spoof by Mark Gatiss and David Walliams.
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The Pitch of Fear
Title: The Pitch of Fear
Character: Mr. Borusa
Released: November 13, 1999
Type: Movie
Doctor Who spoof by Mark Gatiss and David Walliams.
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Title: Spaced
Character: Agent
Released: September 24, 1999
Type: TV
Spaced: the anti-Friends, in that it examines the lives of common 20 somethings, but in a way that is more down to earth and realistic. Here we have Daisy and Tim; two 'young' adults with big dreams just trying to get by in this crazy world. They are thrown together in a common pursuit of tenancy, which they find by posing as a couple. The house has a landlady and an oddball artist living there. The series explores the ins and outs of London living.
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Title: The League of Gentlemen
Released: January 11, 1999
Type: TV
The League of Gentlemen is a British comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999. The show is set in Royston Vasey, a fictional town in Northern England based on Bacup, Lancashire. It follows the lives of dozens of bizarre townspeople, most of whom are played by three of the show's four writers—Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, and Reece Shearsmith—who, along with Jeremy Dyson, formed the League of Gentlemen comedy troupe in 1995. The series originally aired for three series from 1999 until 2002 followed by a film in 2005. A three-part revival mini-series was broadcast in December 2017 to celebrate the group's 20th anniversary.
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Title: In the Red
Character: Junior Detective
Released: May 26, 1998
Type: TV
A series of killings of bank managers has London in a turmoil, all the way up to Parliament. And the killer regularly calls about his handiwork, but only to a street-wise, and usually rather tipsy, radio reporter, about to be sacked for his habitual irreverence toward his station and the BBC. And while everything seems to point to a lead singer of a rock group famous for the "In The Red" music which has been connected to the killings, in typical British mystery fashion, there are also other sub-plots to be considered.
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Title: This Morning with Richard Not Judy
Released: February 15, 1998
Type: TV
This Morning With Richard Not Judy or TMWRNJ is a BBC comedy television programme, written by and starring Lee and Herring. Two series were broadcast in 1998 and 1999 on BBC2. The name was a satirical reference to ITV's This Morning which was at the time popularly referred to as This Morning with Richard and Judy. The show was a reworking of old material from their previous work together along with new characters. The show was hosted in a daytime chat show format in front of a live studio audience, although it featured a small proportion of pre-recorded location inserts. It was structured by the often strange obsessions of Richard Herring; examples include his rating of the milk of all creatures and attempting to popularise the acronym of the show. The show featured repetition, with regular and vigilant viewers being rewarded by jokes that would make no sense to casual viewers. The show seemed to oscillate between the intellectual and puerile. However, irony was often used, even though the citing of irony as an excuse was mocked by the show's stars in one of many self-referential jokes.
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PROBE: Unnatural Selection
Title: PROBE: Unnatural Selection
Character: Mr. Emerson
Released: October 1, 1996
Type: Movie
A series of gruesome and bizarre murders leads P.R.O.B.E. to investigate a secret government project from the seventies.
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Bidding Adieu: A Video Diary
Title: Bidding Adieu: A Video Diary
Character: Interviewer
Released: April 1, 1996
Type: Movie
In January 1996 filming began on a new episode of Doctor Who set in San Francisco, but shot in Vancouver, Canada. Sylvester McCoy flew out to join the production team to re-create his role as the Seventh Doctor and to hand over to Paul McGann. In this behind-the-scenes video diary, Sylvester gives us a personal account of his final days as the famous Timelord. Reminiscing about the "old days" and drawing comparisons with the experience of working on this latest adventure, he talks to Paul McGann, Daphne Ashbrook (Dr Grace Holloway) from the new production and Anneke Wills (Polly) from the show's past. All shot on Hi-8 camcorder.
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Stranger than Fiction 2: From Script to Screen
Title: Stranger than Fiction 2: From Script to Screen
Released: January 1, 1995
Type: Movie
In the second "Stranger Than Fiction" documentary, Mark Gatiss explores the three latest BBV productions; "The Terror Game", "Breach of the Peace" and "The Zero Imperative", from the writers perspective. Using behind-the-scenes Hi-8 footage, outtakes and interviews with Colin Baker, Jon Pertwee, Sylvester McCoy and Nick Briggs, this fascinating documentary examines the script from initial beginnings, through character and narrative development to its eventual realisation on the screen.
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Title: The Dwelling Place
Character: Bowmer
Released: May 8, 1994
Type: TV
A story of high emotion, tragedy and romance set against the dramatic landscape of Northumberland in the 1830's.
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PROBE: The Zero Imperative
Title: PROBE: The Zero Imperative
Character: Dr. William Bruffin
Released: January 1, 1994
Type: Movie
Former UNIT scientist Liz Shaw investigates a series of bizarre murders near a soon-to-be closed psychiatric hospital. When the hospital is suddenly saved by a wealthy businessman events seem to run out of Liz's control.
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Title: Harry
Character: Diner Manager
Released: September 18, 1993
Type: TV
Harry is a television drama series that was made by Union Pictures for the BBC, and shown on BBC One between 1993 and 1995. The programme concerned a journalist called Harry Salter who ran a news agency in the town of Darlington in England.
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Title: Agatha Christie's Poirot
Character: Leonard Boynton
Released: January 8, 1989
Type: TV
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
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Title: Friday Night with Jonathan Ross
Released: December 31, 1969
Type: TV
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross was a British comedy chat show presented by Jonathan Ross. It was first broadcast on BBC One on 2 November 2001. The programme featured Ross's take on current topics of conversation, guest interviews and live music from both a guest music group and the house band. The show began its final series in January 2010, and ended on 16 July 2010. The most frequent guests were Ricky Gervais and Jack Dee, Eddie Izzard, Jeremy Clarkson and Jimmy Carr. Johnny Vegas, David Attenborough, Stephen Fry and Simon Pegg all appeared in five episodes and Robbie Williams in four episodes. Since 2009 until its ending, the programme was broadcast in high-definition on BBC HD. Studio TC4 in the BBC Television Centre in London, where the show was made, was upgraded to HD, making it the third television studio in Television Centre to be upgraded to HD. The show was pulled by the BBC on 29 October 2008 when Ross and Russell Brand were both suspended from their TV and radio shows, in the events after the Russell Brand Show prank telephone calls row. The show returned on 23 January 2009, attracting 5.1 million viewers. The final 275th episode was broadcast on 16 July 2010.
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Operation Mincemeat
Title: Operation Mincemeat
Released: December 31, 1969
Type: Movie
In 1943, two British intelligence officers concoct Operation Mincemeat, wherein their plan to drop a corpse with false papers off the coast of Spain would fool Nazi spies into believing the Allied forces were planning to attack by way of Greece rather than Sicily.