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Opening Night of The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? – April 5, 2017

Talk of the Town

by MailOnline Reporter | The Daily Mail |

Damian Lewis cosies up to glamorous wife Helen McCrory as they toast the opening night of The Goat or Who is Sylvia? on Wednesday.

His new role is a controversial one, with The Goat or Who is Sylvia? a renowned yet divisive play.

But Damian Lewis looked in great spirits after the press night of the new production as he attended the afterparty with wife Helen McCrory.

Beaming broadly, despite the mixed reception, the actor, 46, was suprisingly chirpy at the Villandry, the comfortable and casual grand cafe serving flavourful dishes with a Mediterranean influence.

Looking dapper for the afterparty, the Homeland star donned a fitted blue suit that he teamed with an open collar white shirt.

Meanwhile, Helen looked sensational in a floor length black gown with a sheer overlay that was embroidered with floral detailing.

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Damian Lewis Talks About The Goat on Chris Evans Show (AUDIO) – March 10, 2017

Damian Lewis Talks About The Goat on Chris Evans Show (AUDIO)

Source: BBC Radio

Damian joined Jilly Cooper, Billie Piper, Cam and Hunter Hayes on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on March 10, 2017 on BBC Radio 2. Damian spoke with Chris all about his new play The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? and playing New York hedge fund titan Bobby Axelrod in Billions.

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Arriving at the studio:

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Damian Lewis on Fantasies, Marriage, and Returning to the London Stage With a Goat – March 4, 2017

Damian Lewis on fantasies, marriage, and returning to the stage with a goat

Gaby Wood – The Telegraph – 4 MARCH 2017

Source: The Telegraph

Alfred Kinsey, the famous sex researcher, had a rule for those who conducted his intimate questionnaires. Don’t ask: “Have you ever had sex with a goat?” he instructed. Always say instead: “When was the last time you had sex with a goat?” Or: “How often do you have sex with goats?” These formulations eliminated the element of shame, he explained, and allowed the interviewee to assume, at the outset, that anything might be considered normal. Continue reading Damian Lewis on Fantasies, Marriage, and Returning to the London Stage With a Goat – March 4, 2017

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Billions Star Damian Lewis on CBS Sunday Morning – Feb 19, 2017

Damian Lewis and the Big Picture

by Jim Axelrod – CBS Sunday Morning – February 19, 2017

Actor Damian Lewis (right), with correspondent Jim Axelrod in London. Source: CBS NEWS

Damian Lewis was widely praised for his portrayal of a no-nonsense Army officer in HBO’s critically-acclaimed mini-series, “Band of Brothers.” Lewis has made quite a name for himself playing a number of all-American roles even though, as Jim Axelrod explains, there’s nothing all-American about him:

On the north shore of Long Island actor Damian Lewis is showing us around the fictional home of hedge-fund mogul Bobby Axelrod, the character Lewis portrays in “Billions,” which is having its second season premiere tonight on CBS-owned Showtime.

“It’s a nice spread!” Jim Axelrod laughed. “Some Axelrods live better than others!”

At this point in his career, it’s no surprise Lewis has created another indelible working class character. It’s his wheelhouse, and what he loves most about acting on TV these days: the chance to explore a character’s complexity in a way a two-hour feature film doesn’t always provide.

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Damian Lewis on Why He’s Happy to be a Heart-Throb and Those James Bond Rumors – Feb 2, 2017

His blockbuster TV roles have made him a global star but Damian Lewis’s heart will always belong to north London. He speaks to Charlotte Edwardes

by CHARLOTTE EDWARDES |

GIEVES & HAWKES jacket, £795 (gievesandhawkes.com). Zadig & Voltaire jumper, £245 (zadig-et-voltaire.com). Maurice Lacroix watch, £3,245 (mauricelacroix.com). HUGO BOSS T-shirt, £59 (hugoboss.com). Boots, £195 (russelland bromley.com)
GIEVES & HAWKES jacket, £795 (gievesandhawkes.com). Zadig & Voltaire jumper, £245 (zadig-et-voltaire.com). Maurice Lacroix watch, £3,245 (mauricelacroix.com). HUGO BOSS T-shirt, £59 (hugoboss.com). Boots, £195 (russelland bromley.com) Source: Tomo Brejc/Evening Standard

Damian Lewis is not as charming as he first seems. And I mean that as a compliment. Sure he can schmooze: he remembers everyone’s name, their kids’ names, their mum’s name — given half a chance he’d ask after hip ops and bunions — and he’s a great giver of bear hugs, back slaps and pumping handshakes. After 10 minutes in the pub where we meet, he has the room eating from his paw. Not because he’s a Hollywood actor, a veritable red-carpet ‘celeb’ with blockbuster TV shows such as Homeland and Billions under his belt, but because he engages everyone. For instance, he identifies the indie rock on the sound system and turns towards the bar, arms wide, crying: ‘Oh my God, who likes The Shins?’ A busboy steps forward and is congratulated. It’s great theatre.

But in truth, Lewis is a bit angry. And no I’m not reducing him to the cliché of the fiery redhead; he says this himself. He’s angry about big things: greed, selfishness, prejudice. But also smaller things, such as bad driving (‘Makes me crazy!’) or the street lighting in Tufnell Park (‘Why can’t we have lovely charming ones like Canonbury?’) or litterbugs (which he would definitely argue was a big thing). ‘I’m not averse to telling people off,’ he says. And do they reply, ‘Hold on aren’t you…?’ ‘Ha! No. It’s more: “Who the hell are you and why are you telling me what to do?”’

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