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On The Graham Norton Show this week

Damian Lewis will be a guest on The Graham Norton Show airing this Friday, March 9th at 10:35pm on BBC1! The program will also air in the US this Saturday at 9:15pm Central on BBC America. As usual we’ll try and have a download available in the media archive not too long afterwards.

From the BBC website:

Episode 18

Episode 18 of 19, Series 10
Duration: 45 minutes

Graham is joined on the sofa by the star of this season’s hottest TV drama, Homeland, Damian Lewis; French acting legend Gerard Depardieu; The Wire and The Hour star Dominic West; and pop star Olly Murs, who also performs the single Oh My Goodness.

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On Weekend Wogan, New project news

Damian Lewis was on Weekend Wogan on Sunday. You can listen to it here at the BBC radio site (his part begins at the 1:24 mark) or you can download here from our Media archive.

He said in the interview that he’ll next be working in Italy on Carlo Carlei’s adaption of Romeo And Juliet. The film is being touted as “Romeo and Juliet” for the “Twilight” generation. More on the project:

IMDb – Romeo and Juliet
Variety – Paul Giamatti joins Carlei’s ‘Romeo’

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Damian nominated for BBC Audio Awards

David Tennant, Damian Lewis and Rory Kinnear will compete for the best actor title at the inaugural BBC Audio Drama Awards this month.

Tennant is nominated for Kafka – The Musical, by Murray Gold, while Lewis is up for Giovanni’s Room by Neil Bartlett and Kinnear is nominated for Flare Path by Terence Rattigan. All were aired on BBC Radio 3.

The nominees for best actress are Candis Nergaard, for Atching Tan by Dan Allum, June Whitfield, for A Monstrous Vitality by Andy Merriman, and Rosie Cavaliero, who is up for her turn in A Telegram from the Queen. These productions were broadcast on Radio 4.

Meanwhile, best audio drama nominees are A Shoebox of Snow, by Julie Mayhew, Lost Property – The Year My Mother Went Missing, written by Katie Himms, and Jonathan Cash’s The First Domino.

Other nominees include Shelagh Stephenson, who is up for best adaptation for her production of Alone in Berlin, broadcast on Radio 4. She will compete with Matthew Solon, who penned Five Days in May, and Brian Sibley, who is nominated for The History of Titus Groan.

The awards celebrate the cultural importance of audio drama, on air and online, and honour the actors, writers, producers, sound designers, and others who work in the genre.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held on January 29 in the Radio Theatre at BBC Broadcasting House, presented by Tennant.

Source: The Stage


BBC – BBC announces shortlist for the first ever BBC Audio Drama Awards

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On ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ next week!

Damian will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Friday, December 2nd! This will be his first late show appearance in the US. He only did a couple of the national morning shows when he was promoting Life. Of course, Damian and Jimmy Fallon shared a scene together in Band of Brothers. Wish I had a gif of that one – a classic line from Damian!

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Damian Lewis on the Misery of Human Trafficking Exposed in New Manchester TV Drama – July 4, 2011

‘It’s heartbreaking’: Damian Lewis on the misery of human trafficking exposed in new Manchester TV drama

Damian Lewis stars in Stolen a distressing new TV drama filmed in Manchester and Salford which is based on the work of a police unit combating human trafficking.

by Ian Wylie – Manchester Evening News – 4 JUL 2011

Damian Lewis

Once upon a time, each and every day in fact, children are being trafficked into the UK and put to work. Unpaid, unprotected, unseen. So begins a shocking, disturbing and sometimes distressing TV drama. Filmed in Manchester and Salford, Stolen is a gripping thriller based on a reality hidden away from our everyday view.

“It’s absolutely heartbreaking,” reflects Band of Brothers star Damian Lewis, who plays Det Insp Anthony Carter, head of a human trafficking unit racing against time to save child slaves.

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