Our Kind of Traitor: A Behind the Scenes Filming Location
by Betty Wood | The Spaces | November 9, 2018
The home of MI6 agent Hector Meredith, played by Damian in the 2016 adaptation of John Le Carre’s Our Kind of Traitor, has been listed as ‘Property of the Week’ for a cool £1.495m.
The three-bedroom Langton Way property was built to a design by architects Peter Foggo and David Thomas in the early 1960s and is nestled, almost hidden, behind an inconspicuous brick wall in London’s Blackheath. The midcentury home has cocooning timber-lined interiors with rooms that are packed with warm wooden surfaces, including maple floors and pine ceilings. Floating cedar partitions informally divide its open-play layout while floor-to-ceiling glass bookends the main living spaces, creating sight-lines to its leafy garden. There is a wood-burning stove and white-washed brick walls, and a huge skylight channels light into the living room. Take a tour and view the slideshow here.
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Damian Lewis Called Me on My Smartphone
by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | December 22, 2017
His voice. That distinguished, recognizable voice. Yes, THAT voice. Whether it’s soothing poetry reads, children’s bedtime stories or a narrated documentary, we know that voice! I’ve often said Damian could sell me a tube of toothpaste should he ever voice a commercial ad one day, whether Crest, Colgate, Rembrandt – hell, take your pick. And fans have often said he could read the phonebook to them and they’d listen.
Many of his U.S. fans think his British accent alone is dreamy, but combine that with his velvety tone, it’s Mozart to anyone’s ears – always with the right amount of inflection, emphasis and dramatic pause. And perfectly modulated to portray emotions of wrath, bewilderment or exhilaration. That is our beloved Damian Lewis.
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It is lovely to see our favorite couple enjoying the most wonderful time of the year in London. Damian and Helen attended Carols by Candlelight Concert at St. George’s Cathedral in Lambeth on Monday, December 11 in support of Evelina Children’s Hospital, a part of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation.
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The Tufnell Stumble
by Gingersnap – damian-lewis.com – November 22, 2017
Here’s an early Christmas present for all Damian Lewis fandom to enjoy! Today Future & Found tweeted that Damian Lewis and Helen McCrory will be at the fourth annual Tufnell Stumble, an event to kick-off Christmas shopping by celebrating independent shops and local businesses of Tufnell Park and to support the efforts of those working hard to bring unique quality of handmade items. Damian and Helen are residents of Tufnell Park and whether local celebrities or not, they are involved in their community. In fact, Damian will be cutting the ribbon at Diverse, a womenswear shop located at 148 Fortess Road.
The ‘drinks and discounts’ occasion will be like a Pub Crawl for shoppers! Pass the mead as they say! The event, organized by Future & Found and Harrington & Squires, will take place Thursday, November 23 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. For more information, visit the virtual map or their Facebook event page and be sure to check back here for any additional news. Will you be at the ribbon cutting? Then tag your social media posts with #TufnellStumble for a chance to have your photo from the event featured on our website.
George Orwell Returns to Loom Over BBC and Damian Voices the Talking Statue
by Maev Kennedy – The Guardian – November 7, 2017
Source: Talking Statues London
George Orwell has returned to loom over the BBC. A larger-than-life statue of the author and former BBC employee has been unveiled outside Broadcasting House in London.
Orwell’s monument joins the regiment of talking statues, which can address any member of the public armed with a smart phone – his near neighbour, the sculpture of Ariel, by Eric Gill, over the main door of Broadcasting House, already talks back.
The Orwell statue is voiced by the actor Damian Lewis – who is, like the author, an Old Etonian. The school has also welcomed Orwell back, commissioning a replica of the portrait head to remind future generations of scholars that stroppy awkwardness is not necessarily a barrier to genius.
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