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  • The region 1 (US/Canada) DVD of The Escapist featuring Damian Lewis is now available for rental exclusively from Blockbusters.com. ➡

    The Escapist will screen at The Harbor Theater in Muskegon, Michigan on October 10, 11, and 12 for the IFC International Film Festival.

  • The Baker starring Damian Lewis opens in Portland, Oregon on October 23rd at the
    Living Room Theatres.

  • Helen McCrory recently gave an interview to Rotten Tomatoes that mentions the “epic” ending planned for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”. Helen plays Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter films.

    Helen gave the interview during the filming her new movie 4.3.2.1.

  • Click here to listen to Helen performing in “Words and Music Feasting with Panthers” on BBC Radio 3.

Categories Helen The Situation Video

There’s lots of reasons for celebration and congratulations!


  • Gareth Lewis, writer and director of The Baker and Damian Lewis’s brother and business partner, is currently working on the script for a new feature film called “Father Figure” for Picture Farm. Gareth and Phil Traill have co-written a sitcom called “Life and Stuff” that has been picked up for development by NBC. Gareth is also currently creating and directing a webseries, called “The Fantasist” for Pure Grass Films and the BBC.
    Click here for more information and congratulations best wishes to Mr. Gareth Lewis! 🙂

  • Adrian Sturges, producer of The Escapist and Damian Lewis’s Picture Farm business partner, has been featured in Variety as one of “10 Producers To Watch”. Sturges is currently attending the Toronto International Film Festival with his new film The Disappearance of Alice Creed. Congratulations and good luck to Mr. Adrian Sturges! 😀

  • Helen McCrory (and husband Damian Lewis?) will attend the world premiere of The Fantastic Mr. Fox, the new animated movie featuring Helen as the voice of “Mrs. Bean”. The film will open the “London Film Festival” on October 14th at 7 pm (19:00) at the Odeon Leicester Square; click here and here for more information. Congratulations and best wishes to Ms. Helen McCrory! ➡

  • Congratulations to Ioan Gruffudd and his wife Alice Evans on the recent birth of their daughter Ella Betsi Evans Gruffudd! Ioan and Damian Lewis are long-time friends and co-stars in The Forsyte Saga and Warriors. 😀
  • The Situation starring Damian Lewis will broadcast in the US on the Sundance Channel in October:

    » Friday October 2 at 3AM
    » Monday October 12 at 3:15AM

  • Two new, fan-made Life music videos are now available on YouTube:

    » “Charlie Crews (Buddha Bar)” by veruca284
    » “The Wall and Maserati Quattroporte” by Moddyxxx

Categories Band of Brothers Download Events Helen The Baker Your Highness



  • Thanks to Kaz for these scans of a terrific new interview with Damian Lewis in the current issue of Today’s Golfer magazine. Click here to watch a video clip from the interview.



  • Damian Lewis will participate (if his film schedule permits) in the “Tour of Britain” charity bicycling event, in London on September 19th, to benefit the Prostate Cancer Charity.

  • The Baker starring Damian Lewis will screen at the Temecula Valley International Film Festival in California on September 10th and 12th. The film will also screen at the Kansas International Film Festival in Overland Park, KS on September 19th.

  • It’s the “Labor Day” holiday weekend in the US and Spike TV is running a
    Band of Brothers marathon starring Damian Lewis as Major Richard Winters. The network will continue to air episodes of the series on Friday nights.

    Mike Hughes of the News-Leader.com has advised readers to take advantage of this opportunity to “Get another look at brilliant Band of Brothers” and Brooke Cain told readers of the NewsObserver.com: “What to Watch on Saturday: Band of Brothers marathon on Spike.”

    Thanks to Kaz for sharing this link to an interesting “Normandy Then and Now” photo archive. Click here for a video montage of Band of Brothers soldiers and actors posted on YouTube by hankbrown1.

  • Thank you to Ryanne for this link to download (in mp3 format) the Arkangel audiobook for “Hamlet” featuring Damian Lewis as Laertes. Damian performed in 3 audio plays for “The Complete Arkangel Shakespeare”. The series was directed by Clive Brill and originally released in 1999:

    » Valentine in “Two Gentleman of Verona”

    » Alcibiades in “Timon of Athens”

    » Laertes in “Hamlet”

  • Flashbacks of a Fool with Helen McCrory is currently running on US television; check your local listings.
  • Information posted by blogger Resolution Art indicates that Your Highness with Damian Lewis is still filming on location in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

  • Clelia at Rupertised.com has featured Damian Lewis as the “Redhead of the Month!” 😀

Categories Events Helen Keane Life



  • The Unite By Cycling site is featuring a photo of celebrity ambassador Damian Lewis and information about his participation in the September 19th Tour of Britain cycling event to benefit the Prostate Cancer Charity:

    Actor Damian Lewis, who cycles regularly, both at home in London and LA, and when he is filming, said: “I live in North London and I can get to Soho on bike routes in 15 minutes and I love it. We should have more cycle routes. It’s a fantastic way to get about.
    “We also ride a lot together as a family. I love having my son and my daughter on the back of my bike. It’s a great way of taking your kids around. Its gets them out of the buggy – and it’s a real treat for them…

    …I feel passionate about supporting The Prostate Cancer Charity in improving the lives of the 35,000 men, and their families, who are affected by the disease every year.

    The event will be televised on ITV4; click here for more information.



  • Thanks to Linda and Jill for this Helen McCrory interview from Source Magazine. In the article Helen talks about her dream of visiting Cuba with her husband Damian Lewis, the homes of their families in Wales, and a favorite childhood memory.

  • Chris Ball of the Cleveland Plain Dealer previewed the August 25th Region 1 DVD release of
    Life Season 2 starring Damian Lewis as Detective Charlie Crews:

    DVDs coming out Aug. 25; “Life,” season two

    When a wrongfully imprisoned policeman finally gets out of jail, he’s a changed man. Though few on the force trust him, he returns to work solving gruesome murders, but now with a Zen-like appreciation for life. Damian Lewis is enjoyably off-the-wall as the star of this unique cop show on NBC. Former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Sarah Shahi co-stars as his serious-minded partner, and Donal Logue joins the cast for the 2008-09 season. 21 episodes, 15 hours. DVD extras: deleted scenes, a gag reel and audio commentaries. From Universal. nbc.com.

  • Keane starring Damian Lewis will air on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on Wednesday, August 26, 2009 at 6:30pm.

Categories Helen The Escapist Video




  • Click above to watch a Screenrush video clip from the July 7th London premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. You will see Helen McCrory and Damian Lewis at 1:12 minutes and again at 6:10 minutes.

  • There’s an interview with Helen McCrory at 3:20 minutes in this video clip from The Daily Snitcher.
  • Both The Scotsman and the Times Online are featuring extensive interviews with Helen McCrory that include her comments about life, living abroad, acting, motherhood, children, and her marriage to Damian Lewis.

  • The Australian is running an interesting interview with Brian Cox for the July 16th release of The Escapist with Damian Lewis.

  • The dates/times for upcoming episodes of The Forsyte Saga starring Damian Lewis on ITV in the UK are:

    ITV3 July 16th at 10:00pm

    ITV3 Plus 1 July 16th at 11:00pm

    ITV3 July 23rd at 10:00pm

    ITV3 Plus 1 July 23rd at 11:00pm
    ITV3 July 30th at 10:00pm
    ITV3 Plus 1 July 30th at 11:00pm

  • An Unfinished Life with Damian Lewis will broadcast on TV in the US on July 22nd at 8am ET on FX.
  • The Moving Picture has a “first look” at the Fantastic Mr. Fox, the upcoming, stop-motion animated children’s film featuring the voice talents of Helen McCrory as “Mrs. Bean.”