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  • Click above to view a clip (posted on YouTube by stephharviecampbell) from episode 1 of Soldier, Husband, Daughter, Dad; this documentary series about British soldiers serving in Iraq and their families is narrated by Damian Lewis and originally aired on BBC One in 2005.

  • Spoilers! Click here for Just A Mon’s blog about The Misanthrope starring Damian Lewis.

  • Visit the Warehouse Gallery to enjoy new images of The Misanthrope at the Comedy Theatre in London’s West End district.

  • Critics and film buffs are currently compiling lists of the “Best Films of 2009” and The Escapist with Damian Lewis is appearing on some of these lists; click here and here for 2 examples. The film will be released in the US and Canada on Region 1 DVD on January 26, 2010.

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  • New photos of Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory taken at the October 15, 2009 gala screening of Men Who Stare at Goats have been added to the Warehouse.


  • Cover art is now available for the Region 1 (US and Canada) DVD of The Escapist with Damian Lewis. The DVD is currently available for rent from Blockbuster and will be released for sale on January 26, 2010.
    DVD Planet is offering the film at the discounted price of $14.16 (US).

  • Click here to listen online to “And Drugs Won” episode 2 of season 3 of Number 10, the BBC Radio 4 “Afternoon Play” featuring Damian Lewis as the newly-elected Prime Minister, Simon Laity. You can also download this episode in mp3 format from the Multimedia page thanks to Kaz! (Note: Damian does not appear in this episode of the 5-part series.)

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  • The Photostage.com site features photographs by Donald Cooper including pictures of Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory in a number of stage productions. Available images of Damian Lewis include pictures from Cymbeline, Pillars of the Community, Five Gold Rings (with Helen) and several photos from the 1996 Royal Shakespeare Company production of Much Ado About Nothing that have been added to the Warehouse.

  • Kaz reports that Ambassador Tickets have released additional seats in February and March for The Misanthrope starring Damian Lewis.

  • The region 1 (US and Canada) DVD for The Escapist with Damian Lewis will be released on January 26, 2010 and is now available for pre-order.

  • In this review of The Escapist DVD, Sam J Turner’s comments about Damian Lewis’s performance include:

    Prior to its almost-perfect conclusion, two things stand out in The Escapist; Brian Cox and Damian Lewis…Lewis’ role amounts to hardly anything more than a cameo. As Rizza, the quiet and calculated, gangland style, leader of the inmates, he is the perfect antithesis to Perry (Brian Cox). Where Perry answers problems with philosophy and considered actions, Rizza, as you would expect, takes quiet delight in exacting violence and intimidation. The stand-offs between the two are short but there is enough subtle excellence from Lewis in Rizza to let us know who’s boss, without needing to see him shouting and swearing front and centre.

  • Damian Lewis, Helen McCrory, and other celebrities have donated items of clothing to support an environmental awareness initiative co-sponsored by the Camden Council and TRAID (Textile Recycling for Aid and International Development) to raise public awareness and reduce the amount of textile waste dumped in landfills. “Wardrobe Re-Vamping Workshops” will be held at the Swiss Cottage Library and Gallery on November 12, 2009 to provide tips for restyling and updating used clothing items. Celebrity clothing, including the jackets donated by Damian and Helen, “will be restyled and turned into high street fashion pieces and fashion accessories.” Click here and here for more information.

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  • Damian Lewis is quoted in Metro.co.uk discussing Keira Knightly, his co-star in The Misanthrope:

    Damian Lewis is positive that Keira Knightley will do a terrific job when she makes her debut on the West End stage. The Band Of Brothers star will be appearing alongside the British actress in the West End production of Moliere’s comedy The Misanthrope, which opens in December. “She’s got quite a successful acting dad and playwright mum, so she can handle herself – Keira is fabulous, she’s an absolute sweetheart – she’s looking forward to it as well so we’re going to have fun,” he said.

    He added: “I’m very excited about doing The Misanthrope – massively. We did the photo call for it the other day, and it made it very real, very exciting.” And Damian joked that he wouldn’t mind the paparazzi attention. “If I can get in and out the stage door every night without fighting, I’d feel hurt – I’d be insulted,” he quipped. The Misanthrope will be at the Comedy Theatre from December 17.