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Damian Lewis Brings A Spy Among Friends to Content London

Industry Event

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 18, 2022

Golden globe and emmy award winning actor Damian Lewis will be at Content London to debut his new six part series, A Spy Among Friends. Joining Lewis, who is executive producing as well as acting for this exclusive Case Study, will be creator and executive producer, Alexander Cary, author Ben Macintyre, actor Anna Maxwell Martin and Sony Pictures Television’s Lauren Stein. Content London is one of the most stimulating events in the global content industry calendar. Over three days between November 28 – December 1, 2022 the event brings the global drama, formats and factual communities together around a conference, awards and networking agenda.

Tickets will be released in five tiers leading up to the event and each tier will be available on a first-come, first-served basis until sold out.  Register now by clicking here.

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Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce on Kim Philby Drama

You Can Have a Lot of Fun in the Spy Genre

by Adrian Lobb | Big Issue Magazine | November 16, 2022

The powerhouse acting duo give us the intel on their new double-agent drama about Britain’s most notorious spy. Charming, expensively educated and shamelessly duplicitous, Kim Philby is the most famous double agent in British history. Philby spent decades passing sensitive information to the KGB at the height of the Cold War. He fooled everyone.

But if Philby betrayed his country, he arguably betrayed some of his closest friends even more. And that is the story at the heart of A Spy Among Friends, a high-class, beautifully acted spy drama adapted from Ben McIntyre’s sparkling book of the same name.

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A Spy Among Friends Official Launch Date

ITVX Update

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 7, 2022

ITV have announced that new streaming service ITVX, which will replace the ITV Hub, will launch on December 8, 2022 (December 9 on BritBox Australia). ITVX-exclusive series that’ll be available on launch day will include Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce starring in A Spy Among Friends, with a new show dropping every week.

ITVX will be available in a free, ad-funded version and a premium version without ads, which will include the company’s BritBox streaming service. Pricing for that tier is expected to be announced at a later stage.

No official trailer just yet. Stay tuned for that!

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A Spy Among Friends Teaser Clips

ITVX Promo Trailer Released

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | November 2, 2022

Damian Lewis in A Spy Among Friends is coming to ITVX on December 8, along with other exclusive shows. Watch teaser clips of all new shows, including ASAF, Riches, Litvinenko, Tell Me Everything, Without Sin, A Year on Planet Earth and PLEBS here:

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Damian Lewis Attends ‘A Spy Among Friends’ Private ITV Screening

ITV London Premiere for Cast and Crew

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | October 18, 2022

Damian attended/co-hosted a private screening of his upcoming ITVX series A Spy Among Friends on Monday, October 17, 2022 in London. The ITV event appeared to be a special viewing as a ‘thank-you’ for cast and crew on the heels of its World Premiere at the BFI London Film Festival earlier this month. A Spy Among Friends is set to air in November 2022 on the new streaming platform ITVX in the UK. US release pending.

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Review: A Spy Among Friends – Deadline

Damian Lewis With His Mona Lisa Smirk

by Stephanie Bunbury | Deadline | October 7, 2022

Nothing has quite the same screen allure as a secret world. Espionage is so secret, by definition, that we have to take even its existence as a matter of trust; all we know about what goes on behind the intelligence agencies’ closed doors is what is relayed to us through books, films and series like A Spy Among Friends, based on Ben Macintyre’s book about the British double agent Kim Philby. Presumably, a certain kind of person is drawn to that world where nothing can be let slip outside it. To work for both sides, one must constantly be aware of who said what to whom, who knows what, who saw you where, who remembers you there — that anyone should want that life is a mystery in itself.

A Spy Among Friends – two episodes of which are screening as part of the London Film Festival – reunites Alexander Cary, a writer and producer on the long-running espionage series Homeland, with actor Damian Lewis, who also steps up as an executive producer of the new series. Lewis is best known on both sides of the Atlantic as Homeland’s Nicholas Brody, the Marine Corps sniper imprisoned and possibly “turned” by Al-Qaeda. Here he enters another secret world, but in a very different guise: He plays Nicholas Elliott, an operative with foreign security agency SIS, who also is the closest friend of Philby (Guy Pearce).

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