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Blake Harrison: Channel 4 bosses didn’t believe in Inbetweeners

Blake Harrison: Channel 4 bosses didn’t believe in Inbetweeners

Blake Harrison says Channel 4 bosses didn’t have "high hopes" for ‘The Inbetweeners’. The 34-year-old actor played Neil Sutherland in the hit coming-of-age sitcom – which enjoyed a hugely successful run of three seasons between 2008 and 2010 and two feature films – but he admitted he had to work a second summer job for extra money. Speaking to Radio Times ma... »

James Buckley says Russell Brand influenced The Inbetweeners

James Buckley says Russell Brand influenced The Inbetweeners

James Buckley says Russell Brand had a huge influence on ‘The Inbetweeners’. The 31-year-old actor played crude Jay Cartwright on the British sitcom – which spawned two spin-off movies – and says the 43-year-old comedian was a huge inspiration behind the comedy show. James is quoted by the Daily Star newspaper as saying: "Russell Brand was such an influence. "A ye... »

Iain Stirling to compete on Taskmaster

Iain Stirling to compete on Taskmaster

Iain Stirling has signed up for the new series of ‘Taskmaster’. The 31-year-old television presenter – who is best known as the voice of ‘Love Island’ – is set to go head-to-head against ‘The Inbetweeners’ actor Joe Thomas, ‘The Chase’ quizzer Paul Sinha, ‘Car Share’ actress Sian Gibson and stand-up comic Lou Sanders to face &... »

James Buckley up for another Inbetweeners movie

James Buckley up for another Inbetweeners movie

James Buckley would be willing to make another ‘Inbetweeners’ movie. The 31-year-old actor played Jay Cartwright on the cult British sitcom – which spawned two spin-off movies – and he has admitted that he would be up for revisiting his outrageous character. Appearing on Channel 4′s special ‘The Inbetweeners: Fwends Reunited’ programme – which marked... »

Inbetweeners: James Buckley reveals near-death experience

Inbetweeners: James Buckley reveals near-death experience

‘The Inbetweeners’ star James Buckley nearly died in a filming mishap during the ‘Field Trip’ episode. The infamous scenes from the second series of the hit E4 comedy saw the actor’s alter ego Jay Cartwright set of a flare, and it nearly took a horrible turn when James didn’t properly listen to instructions while he was on a boat with co-stars Blake Harrison, Si... »

Inbetweeners bosses thought Simon Bird was ‘too camp’ for Will role

Inbetweeners bosses thought Simon Bird was ‘too camp’ for Will role

Simon Bird says ‘The Inbetweeners’ bosses thought he was "too camp" to play Will McKenzie. The 34-year-old actor has revealed the sitcom’s writers Iain Morris and Damon Beesley didn’t think there was a part for him or Joe Thomas (Simon Cooper) when they were putting the show together. He said: "Well I remember not being allowed to audition for about a year be... »

Blake Harrison to star in Death in Paradise

Blake Harrison to star in Death in Paradise

Blake Harrison has landed a role in ‘Death in Paradise’. The ‘Inbetweeners’ actor will portray Theo Roberts, a reformed convict and zookeeper, who falls under suspicion in the drama series, and though he had a great time working in Guadeloupe with the likes of Ardal O’Hanlan (DI Jack Mooney), he had problems with some of his animal co-stars. He said: "All of the ... »

James Buckley won’t let kids watch The Inbetweeners

James Buckley won’t let kids watch The Inbetweeners

James Buckley would "never" let his kids watch ‘The Inbetweeners’. The 31-year-old actor played foul-mouthed Jay Cartwright in the E4 series, and as a result of his alter-ego’s crude antics he doesn’t want his and wife Clair Meek’s children, Harrison, seven, and Jude, five, to ever see the comedy show. He said: "I would never let them watch ‘The I... »

The Inbetweeners reunion set for one-off Channel 4 special

The Inbetweeners reunion set for one-off Channel 4 special

‘The Inbetweeners’ cast will reunite for a special one-off comeback show. Although new series doesn’t look like, Channel 4 has announced that Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison and Joe Thomas will all be together for a celebration of 10 years since the comedy first aired on E4. A two hour special has been confirmed, and it’s set to celebrate all three TV series and b... »

Joe Thomas’s parents watched awkward Inbetweeners sex scene

Joe Thomas’s parents watched awkward Inbetweeners sex scene

Joe Thomas stopped watching ‘The Inbetweeners’ with his parents after a very awkward sexual scene popped up on screen. The 34-year-old actor revealed that while starring in the sitcom he could only bare to watch one episode with his mother and father, in which his character Simon Cooper was pleasured. When asked if he took in the show with his folks, he replied: Once … the episod... »

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