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2006/09/23

  • More articles, reviews, and clips for the UK release of Lodge Kerrigan’s brilliant film Keane featuring Damian Lewis’s incredible portrayal of William Keane!

    » Click here to download and listen to the September 22nd Film Programme interview with Damian Lewis on BBC Radio 4.

    » Click here to listen to an interview with Keane director, Lodge Kerrigan.

    » According to a recent
    review in This Is London “…if you want to see a superb performance, watch Damian Lewis in this.”

    » This Independent review states “Lewis creates a kind of heat around himself…It’s a quiet performance that speaks volumes – a landmark.”

    » Click here (and scroll down) to download and view a low-res clip of Damian Lewis’s September 22nd appearance on the BBC Breakfast program (a high-res version of the clip will soon be available!)

    » Click
    here for an updated list of Keane screenings in the UK and Ireland. It’s an unforgettable film, don’t miss it!

    » Keane will be distributed in Australia by Accent Film, no dates yet.

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2006/09/21

  • In this terrific new interview Damian Lewis talks about fatherhood and his career saying “I’m in a daze of love and happiness right now!” (It couldn’t happen to a nicer guy – good for you, Damian!)
  • Thanks to Hazel for giving us advance warning that Damian will appear on the BBC’s Breakfast program tomorrow, September 22nd (BBC1 6:30am to 9:15am) to discuss the UK release of Keane.
    [Hazel]
  • Click here for a list of cinemas and dates for Keane screenings in the UK and Ireland. If your town isn’t listed contact your local independent film (art house) theatre and request the film. Click here for a personal message from Damian Lewis asking his fans to show support for Keane sent just prior to the US release of the film a year ago.
  • Click on the links below for articles and interviews for the UK release of Keane.
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  • Wonderful news! Major Richard Winters has been honored by the people of Eindhoven, Holland in appreciation for his role in the liberation of that city during WWII. He has been made an honorary citizen and awarded the Medal of the City of Eindhoven. Thanks to Gerard and Linda for bringing us this happy news. Click on the links below for information, photos, and a recording of Major Winters accepting the honor by phone. A few of the Easy Company veterans were in attendance and Linda’s photos of “Wild” Bill Guarnere and Babe Heffron, recently taken in Bastogne, are also included.
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  • Ann posted the news that Helen McCrory’s new film The Queen is at the top of the UK box office, congratulations Helen! [Ann]
  • According to this article Connie Nielsen (Damian’s co-star in The Situation will attend the film’s world premiere on the opening night of the Hamptons International Film Festival on October 18th.

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2006/09/20

  • Ann posted this article describing plans to coordinate the release of Damian Lewis’s brilliant film Keane in England, Scotland, and Ireland with a campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of emotional distress on afflicted individuals and the work done by the Samaritans, a support organization.
  • This review of Keane calls Damian Lewis’s performance “Oscar-worthy” and says “the movie belongs to Lewis; he isn’t just the core of this film, he is the film…”

  • Sue from Southern Australia shared the news that Band of Brothers will rerun on Australian TV Channel 9 on Tuesdays at 10:35 PM.
    [Sue]
  • The catalogue of the National Theatre Archive in London now lists video recordings and other documents for the 2005-06 production of Pillars of the Community (starring Damian Lewis) as available for viewing onsite; click here for more information.
    [KathyV]

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2006/09/19

  • New Damian Lewis video interview! Damian appeared on Film 2006 with Jonathan Ross yesterday to discuss the September 22nd UK release of Keane. Thanks to perfectlymatte from the Matthew Macfadyen Online site for recording the interview for us! Click here then scroll down to download and view the clip. Click here to enjoy Selene’s screencaps from the interview! [pm]
  • Selene has discovered that Damian will be interviewed about Keane by Francine Stock on BBC Radio 4 at 4:30 PM on September 22nd.
    [Selene]
  • Ann shared this post about Sunday’s celebrity cricket match; Damian Lewis and his teammates raised £5,000 for charity.
    [Ann]
  • KathyV has learned that the Birmingham Repertory Theatre Archive in the Birmingham Central Library has documents and images (available for viewing onsite) of 22 year-old Damian Lewis appearing as Brandon in Rope and starring as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet in 1993. Click here for information about all known archives holding videos and documents related to Damian’s theatrical work; and visit the Warehouse to enjoy programme scans from Rope.
    [KathyV]

  • Television ads for the US release of Stormbreaker on October 6th are now running on Nickelodeon.
  • Reminder! Damian Lewis is scheduled to participate in Keane Q&A sessions at the Soho Curzon Cinema on September 20th and following the 6:30 PM Keane screening at the National Film Theatre on September 22nd. Click here for a review of Keane.

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2006/09/18

  • The BBC program Film 2006 had an interview with Damian and clips from his film Keane. It airs again this Saturday at 1:45pm on BBC2 but it may or may not be the same episode! Thanks to perfectlymatte for the headsup!
  • Click on the following for pics from Dryope.net including an old pic of the Band of Brothers cast at the HBO Golden Globes Party and an outstanding one of Damian wearing a pretty pink sunhat. 1 l 2 l 3.