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Damian on Guitar for Red Nose Day – May 23, 2019

You Make My Dreams Come True

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | May 23, 2019

Earlier we reported here that Damian would be making an appearance for this year’s Red Nose Day Special. Enjoy the episode’s highlight by watching the entire video of all the celebrities performing “You Make My Dreams” by Hall & Oates. Here he is…Mr. Damian Lewis on guitar for Red Nose Day.


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Red Nose Day – May 20, 2019

Grab Your Nose and Tune In For NBC’s Red Nose Day Special

by Staff | Access Online | May 20, 2019

NBC’s Red Nose Day Special is returning and there’s a whole lotta star power coming with it! Chrissy Teigen, Rebeca McEntire, Connie Britton, Julia Roberts, Saoirse Ronan, Rob Gronkowski, Julianne Hough and Chrissy Metz are a few of the massive names who will be joining.

The annual star-studded evening of fun and fundraising returns for its fifth annual event as superstar celebrities, big-name comedians and chart-topping musical acts come together for one night. NBC revealed exclusively to Access tons of the stars who will join the lineup of music, comedy and short documentary films that will educate and engage viewers on the cause of ending child poverty. And that’s not all.

The campaign will be followed by a special Red Nose Day edition of “Hollywood Game Night” that includes Kelly Clarkson, Kristen Bell, Kenan Thompson, Jeff Goldblum, Jennifer Garner, Thandie Newton, Leslie Mann and Sean Hayes who join host Jane Lynch to raise money for kids.

Daryl Hall and John Oats join the special for the video reimagining of their iconic hit “You Make My Dreams” along with a star-studded lineup of talent from all walks of the industry, including Skylar Astin, Stephanie Beatriz, Paul Blackthorne, Justin Cornwell, Terry Crews, Yaya DaCosta, Josh Dallas, Harriet Dyer, Gloria Estefan, Melissa Fumero, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Savannah Guthrie, Jenna Bush Hager, Tony Hale, Zuri Hall, Matt Iseman, Jane Levy, Damian Lewis, Howie Mandel, Stephen Merchant, Carey Mulligan, Jamie Oliver, Kal Penn, Retta, Melissa Roxburgh, Amanda Seales, Lilly Singh, Ben Stiller, Mary Steenburgen, Eamonn Walker and Susan Kelechi.

The special airs Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC. Watch the “Hollywood Game Night” Red Nose Day special, Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. ET on NBC. Check your local listings!

To make your own impact, visit Red Nose Day.org
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Damian Lewis Interview, Sunday Telegraph – Sept 30, 2001

Bananas and Marmalade 

by Emily Bearn | Sunday Telegraph | September 30, 2001

Damian Lewis is an Old Etonian who plays an American war hero in Spielberg’s latest epic, and dreams of being the next James Bond. Emily Bearn meets the young contender.

Damian Lewis (if the actor’s publicists in London, New York and Los Angeles are to be believed) is destined to be pretty big — he is already big enough to turn up for our interview two hours late. We have arranged to meet at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, which has been Lewis’s home for the past six months while he has been filming a new adaptation of Galsworthy’s The Forsyte Saga for ITV. Journalists and photographers are milling around the hotel’s palm-fronded foyer, being sporadically debriefed as to Lewis’s whereabouts by Michael, a member of his publicity team, who is directing operations from a mobile telephone. We are plied with complimentary croissants and told that the delay is attributable to Lewis’s intense filming commitments, coupled with a recent unscheduled appearance at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, where he had his appendix whipped out.

When he eventually arrives, Lewis looks calm, robust and fairly confident of the fact that he is one of the swifter-ascending stars of the small screen. He is dressed in jeans and a slightly grubby grey shirt; his orange hair is damp or fashionably slicked, and his freckles suggest he has been in the sun. He is 30, but has the sort of pleasant, negotiable looks that mean he could pass himself off as a decade older or younger. After Lewis has dispatched Michael into the Manchester drizzle to buy him bananas, we retire to a suite in which the bed has been replaced by a table bearing yet more croissants. Lewis eats two, with the rapacity of a man who has missed breakfast, pausing between bites to explain the etymology of marmalade.

We are here to discuss Band of Brothers, an American Second World War drama in which Lewis plays Major Dick Winters, the hero who led an élite US Army corps as it parachuted into France on D-Day. The ten-part series (which swallowed a budget of about £86 million and will be screened by the BBC this week) was produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks and has been attacked for — as one British tabloid put it — casting an “unashamedly American slant on the Second World War.”

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