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7 Roles Featuring Damian’s Real Accent – June, 2016

A Wealthy Eccentric, A Villainous Man, A Super Spy

by Brigid Brown | BBC America’s Anglophenia | June, 2016

There are some Homeland viewers who didn’t even know Damian Lewis was, in fact, British. But then they heard his acceptance speeches from the Emmys and Golden Globes, and all of a sudden fans were asking themselves, “What! Who? He is…?

It takes a moment to sink in.

Now that you’ve gotten a good feel of his actual accent, check out Lewis performing various roles with various British accents, all of them fabulous.

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‘The Baker’ screening in CT


The Baker will screen at Warner Theater in Torrington, CT on December 16th as part of a lead-up to next year’s CT Film Festival where The Baker won the 2009 Audience Favorite Award. Visit the Warner Theatre website for ticket information.

The Baker is available on DVD and Blu-Ray in the US and Europe. Click here for links. It’s also available in streaming – standard and HD – from Netflix.

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Soccer Aid 2010 vid, ‘The Baker’ screening, ‘Will’ update

  • The entire Soccer Aid 2010 match can be found on Youtube:

    Click here for the rest.

  • The Baker, the Connecticut Film Festival’s 2009 Audience Favorite Award winner, will open on Friday at Criterion Cinemas in New Haven, Connecticut for a one week engagment. Visit the Criterion Cinemas website for ticket information.

    The Baker DVD is already available in North America and Europe. Click here for links.

  • Cineuropa has more info on the film Will and Damian’s role in it – major spoilers ahead:

    Eleven-year-old Will Brennan (Eggelton) is the world’s biggest Liverpool football fan. At his boys’ school in southern England, Will’s love and knowledge of the sport is all that sustains him. Then out of nowhere appears Will’s absentee father, Gareth (Lewis), and with two tickets to the biggest match of the year: the Champions League Final in Istanbul.

    But before the two can begin their journey, Gareth dies suddenly. Determined to make the trip and honour his father’s dream, Will runs away. En route, he encounters Alek (Kristian Kiehling), a former Yugoslavian football star who abandoned the game during his country’s civil war. Despite his initial reluctance to help, Alek finds himself inspired by Will’s heroic journey and helps him fulfil his dream.

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‘The Baker’ screening

The Baker, the Connecticut Film Festival’s 2009 Audience Favorite Award winner, will screen at this year’s festival on May 6th as part of the Bethel Library Building Fund Fundraiser. Cick here at the festival website for more information.

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New project, ‘The Baker’ US DVD release, Richard Winters Leadership project

  • New project: According to IMDb, Damian Lewis has been cast as “Gareth” in the film Will. According to the film’s IMDB page, it is being directed by Ellen Perry who is also listed as co-writer along with Zack Anderson. The film also lists actors Kristian Kiehling and Perry Eggelton in the cast and is in pre-production. Click here for the film’s IMDb page.


  • Soccer Aid Reminder/ Update: Legendary French player Zinedine Zidane has signed on to play on the Rest Of The World team against England. More info here.

    Tickets for the match at Old Trafford on June 6th are now available. Call 0844 576 2010 or visit the official Soccer Aid site for tickets. All money raised from the event will go to Unicef.

  • The Baker will be renamed Assassin in Love when it’s released on DVD in the US by Screen Media Films at the end of the year. More info here at Home Media Magazine.

    The film is already available in North America in Region 1 format. Click here for links.


  • Click here at the Tim Gray Media website to learn more about the Richard Winters Leadership Monument and Film project which has full approval of the Winters family. Thanks to Linda in Belgium for the headsup.

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Gallery update, new vid, ‘The Baker’ screening

  • Gallery update: Click here at the gallery for a couple pictures of Damian Lewis leaving the Comedy Theatre on Thursday, February 4th.

  • New download: Click here on our Events page to download a video interview with Damian at the South Bank Awards Show. Many thanks to Kaz! ➡

  • The Baker will screen in Old Saybrook, CT on Friday, February 12th as part of Connecticut Film Festival activities. Click here for ticket information. Click here for more info on the festival.


  • BBC Radio 4 will rebroadcast The Saturday Play thriller The Small Back Room at 2:30pm on Saturday. Click here on the Audio page to download it in mp3. More info on the project page here.

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  • The Baker starring Damian Lewis and directed by Gareth Lewis received the “Best Comedy Award” at the recent Naples International Film Festival in Florida.

  • Thanks to Linda for the news that Flemish television channel VT4 is re-broadcasting season 1 of Life starring Damian Lewis in Belgium on Wednesday nights at 21:35.

  • Helen McCrory attended the EA British Academy Children’s Awards on November 29th. Cards autographed by Helen will be included in the Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince Update set that will be released on December 23, 2009.

  • Damian Lewis is a Patron of Scene and Heard a charitable “mentoring project that partners the inner-city children of Somers Town, London with volunteer theatre professionals, providing each child … with quality one-on-one adult attention and an experience of personal success through the process of writing and performing plays.”

    Click here to listen to “Beauty and Death” written by 11-year old Promi Chowdhury and performed by Damian and Nina Wadia in 2006. You can also download the recording in MP3 format thanks to Kaz.

  • Your Highness with Damian Lewis will be theatrically released in the US on October 1, 2010 and in the Netherlands on October 28, 2010.

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  • The Misanthrope official site has updated their homepage with a new ad. You can download the picture here at the gallery.

  • Number 10 update! The first episode of the Afternoon Play Number 10 is set to broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Friday, November 13 from 2:15-3:00pm. Damian Lewis will play the “1st gay Tory Prime Minister” and is taking over the role in the upcoming 3rd series from Sir Anthony Sher who played the Labour Prime Minister in the previous 2 series.

    Click here for the site’s Number 10 project page.

    Each episode can be heard live on the BBC site and should be available for listening on BBC iPlayer till the next episode broadcasts. We’ll try and have the episodes available for download here. To download previous radio performances by Damian, click here on the Audio page.

  • Wow,how did I forget to upload pics of Damian and Helen at The Old Vic’s 24 Hour Plays after-party this past Sunday? (FAIL!) Click here at the gallery for the 2 pics I’m sure most of you have seen. Helen McCrory performed in the 24 Hour Plays event earlier that evening. Click here to read about the event and here for video. Damian and Helen aren’t in the video, but it’s interesting to see all the actors who are!

  • UK TV Schedule Update:

    • » The Escapist is will broadcast on Film4 again this month:

      Tuesday, November 17th at 9pm
      Monday, November 23rd at 9pm

    • » Series 1 of The Forsyte Sagais currently broadcasting on ITV3 on Sundays at 6:15pm.

    • » Season 1 of Life is currently showing on ITV3 after midnight.

  • Reminder: The Baker will screen in Naples, Florida at the Silverspot Cinema on November 6th and 8th! Click here at the The Naples International Film Festival site for more information.