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Damian Lewis: My wife Helen is funnier than me

Damian Lewis: My wife Helen is funnier than me

Damian Lewis thinks his wife Helen McCrory is funnier than him. The 48-year-old actor insists there isn’t "competitiveness" between him and his spouse of 12-years other than the fact "it matters" to the ‘MotherFatherSon’ star that she’s funnier than her husband. In an interview with the Financial Times newspaper, he said: "My wife, which you canR... »

Helen McCrory praises MotherFatherSon co-star Richard Gere

Helen McCrory praises MotherFatherSon co-star Richard Gere

Helen McCrory thought Richard Gere was a "fascinating choice" for her ‘MotherFatherSon’ co-star. The ‘Peaky Blinders’ actress has praised her cast mate – who will make his major TV role debut in the upcoming BBC drama – but she admitted she was surprised to find out she would be performing opposite the ‘Pretty Woman’ star. Speaking to the M... »

Peaky Blinders will ‘almost certainly’ run for 7 series

Peaky Blinders will ‘almost certainly’ run for 7 series

‘Peaky Blinders’ creator Steven Knight says series five is "the best yet" and there will be two more to follow. The 60-year-old screenwriter says the upcoming season of the BBC drama will have viewers on the "edge of their series", and has revealed there will "almost certainly" be a total of seven seasons. Speaking to talkSPORT, Knight said: "We just ... »

Peaky Blinders’ Tommy Shelby to face ‘darkest force’ in series 5

Peaky Blinders’ Tommy Shelby to face ‘darkest force’ in series 5

Cillian Murphy has started filming the fifth series of ‘Peaky Blinders’ with his character set to face his "darkest force" yet. The 42-year-old actor’s alter-ego Tommy Shelby will be up against it more than ever when the popular BBC drama returns as the Shelby family try to deal with the 1930s following the financial crash of 1929. Creator Steven Knight said: "The ... »

Finty Williams: I hate being compared to Dame Judi Dench

Finty Williams: I hate being compared to Dame Judi Dench

Finty Williams hates it when people compare her to her mother, Dame Judi Dench. The 46-year-old actress admits that it "pi***s her off" when people put her down as "not as good as" her Hollywood icon mum, as although she doesn’t believe she is at the same level as her mother, there are "80 people who aren’t as good" as herself. In an interview with the Tim... »

Peaky Blinders lead TV Choice Awards nominations

Peaky Blinders lead TV Choice Awards nominations

‘Peaky Blinders’ lead the TV Choice Awards nominations with a hat-trick of nods. The BBC Two show is up for Best Drama Series alongside ‘Doctor Foster’, ‘Outlander’ and ‘Poldark’, and the crime drama’s Cillian Murphy and Helen McCrory have been nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively. Cillian will face still competition from Pold... »

Richard Gere starring in BBC drama

Richard Gere starring in BBC drama

Richard Gere will return to the small screen in a brand new BBC drama. The ‘Pretty Woman’ actor revealed he last appeared on TV almost 30 years ago, and he will star as US media mogul Max in the show ‘MotherFatherSon’. The BBC Two programme – penned by ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story’ writer Tom Rob Smith – will also featur... »

Peaky Blinders gets more episodes

Peaky Blinders gets more episodes

‘Peaky Blinders’ is to return for at least two more series. Creator Steven Knight is currently writing the fifth season of the gangster drama and he’s revealed Cillian Murphy and his co-stars will definitely be back for a sixth run, and a seventh is highly likely too. He told the Birmingham Press Club: "We are definitely doing [series] six and we will probably do seven. &quo... »

Damian Lewis was hungover when he landed breakout role

Damian Lewis was hungover when he landed breakout role

Damian Lewis landed his breakout role with Steven Spielberg whilst hungover. The 47-year-old actor found fame after starring in 2001′s ‘Band of Brothers’ and has admitted he was still drunk from the night before when he went to meet the legendary director, who executive produced the show. Speaking on The TODAY Show, he said: "I go out and get absolutely hammered. I’m s... »

Julie Walters made a Dame

Julie Walters made a Dame

Julie Walters has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE). The 67-year-old actress received the honour for services to drama after spending four decades in the business since her breakout role in 1983′s ‘Educating Rita’ alongside Sir Michael Caine, a performance for which she was nominated for an Oscar. Walters received the honour from Queen Elizabeth ... »

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