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Jessica Hynes

  • Nov 15, 1972 (age 46)
  • 5' 6" (1.68 m)
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2019
Years and Years
TV ShowMay 14, 2019

Years and Years

Years and Years is a television drama series which is a joint …
Years and Years is a television drama series which is a joint production by the BBC and HBO. It began broadcasting on BBC One in the United Kingdom on 14 May 2019 and on HBO on 24 June 2019. The series was created and written by Russell T Davies, and stars Emma Thompson as Vivienne Rook, an outspoken celebrity business woman turned political figure whose controversial opinions divide the nation, alongside Rory Kinnear, Russell Tovey, Jessica Hynes, Ruth Madeley and Anne Reid as the Lyons family.
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2018
Nativity Rocks!
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MovieNov 23, 2018

Nativity Rocks!

Nativity Rocks! released.
The Fight
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MovieOct 17, 2018

The Fight

Tina lives in a quiet seaside town but her life is anything but …
Tina lives in a quiet seaside town but her life is anything but quiet - her mother is threatening to leave her father, her daughter is being bullied and she and her husband Mick are juggling full time jobs and three children. Determined to ditch the dysfunction and beat her inner demons, Tina puts on her fighting gloves - literally, stepping into the boxing ring to sweat out her anxieties and punch up her self-worth. But does she have what it takes to get her family off the ropes and emerge victorious?
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There She Goes
TV ShowOct 16, 2018

There She Goes

There She Goes is a British comedy-drama television …
There She Goes is a British comedy-drama television programme which first aired on BBC Four on 16 October 2018. The show follows the learning-disabled Rosie Yates (Miley Locke), along with her parents Emily (Jessica Hynes) and Simon (David Tennant), and her older brother Ben (Edan Hayhurst). There She Goes is based on the experiences of series creator Shaun Pye, whose daughter was born with a chromosomal disorder. It contains scenes set in 2006, as the parents learn of Rosie's abnormalities, and 2015, when Rosie is aged nine. The programme received mostly positive reviews.
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Alright Now
MovieSep 7, 2018

Alright Now

Alright Now, released as Songbird in United Kingdom, is a 2018 …
Alright Now, released as Songbird in United Kingdom, is a 2018 British drama-comedy film written, and directed by Jamie Adams. The film depicts the story of a rock singer who leaves her music band, and enrols in university for marine biology program. The film was improvised, and shot in the course of five days.
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Hang Ups
TV ShowAug 8, 2018

Hang Ups

Hang Ups is a British television sitcom co-written by and …
Hang Ups is a British television sitcom co-written by and starring Stephen Mangan. It was first broadcast on 8 August 2018 on Channel 4. The series is an adaptation of the American series Web Therapy. Mangan portrays Dr Richard Pitt, a troubled therapist who decides to start quick-fire therapy sessions through a webcam. The show features a celebrity ensemble cast as Richard's patients.
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2017
Paddington 2
MovieNov 5, 2017

Paddington 2

Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor …
Paddington is happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member of the community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, Paddington spots a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber's antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.
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2016
Bridget Jones's Baby
MovieSep 5, 2016

Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted …
Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch ... she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father.
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Swallows and Amazons
MovieAug 19, 2016

Swallows and Amazons

Swallows and Amazons is a 2016 British family adventure film …
Swallows and Amazons is a 2016 British family adventure film directed by Philippa Lowthorpe and written by Andrea Gibb, based on Arthur Ransome's children's novel of the same name, first published in 1930. The film stars Andrew Scott, Rafe Spall, Kelly Macdonald, Jessica Hynes, and Harry Enfield. Principal photography began on 21 June 2015 in the Lake District. The film, which was released on 19 August 2016, is the third audiovisual adaption of the novel; the first being a 6-part BBC TV series in 1963 and the second a 1974 film version.
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2015
Travel Man
TV ShowMar 30, 2015

Travel Man

British comedian Richard Ayoade and a celebrity guest, usually …
British comedian Richard Ayoade and a celebrity guest, usually from the comedy world, spend 48 hours in a popular city to discover the must see tourist attractions.
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2014
Pudsey the Dog: The Movie
MovieJul 13, 2014

Pudsey the Dog: The Movie

A heartwarming, …
A heartwarming, quintessentially British adventure for all the family, PUDSEY THE DOG: THE MOVIE follows cheeky London stray dog, Pudsey, who is quite happy being a lone ranger, looking out...
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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled
TV ShowJun 16, 2014

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled

Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled …
Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled is a British television programme that was first broadcast on Dave and hosted by comedian Alan Davies. In each episode Davies holds an unscripted roundtable discussion with four guests. The guests include stand-up comedians, comedy writers and other well-known figures in the entertainment industry. Each episode begins untitled – hence the series name – but a title is chosen at the conclusion of the episode, often a full or paraphrased quote from one of the guest's anecdotes.
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2013
Crackanory
TV ShowNov 13, 2013

Crackanory

Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at …
Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at adults, inspired by the popular children's series Jackanory and broadcast on the television channel Dave. Each episode features tales narrated by contemporary comedians and actors, containing a mix of live action, original music and animation, all read from the same oversized chair, in a set consistent and reflective of the story. The first series attracted widespread critical acclaim and over half a million viewers to Dave.
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Up the Women
TV ShowMay 30, 2013

Up the Women

Up the Women is a BBC television sitcom created, written by …
Up the Women is a BBC television sitcom created, written by and starring Jessica Hynes. It was first broadcast on BBC Four on 30 May 2013. The sitcom is about a group of women in 1910 who form a Women's Suffrage movement. Hynes originally planned to write a comedy film about a suffragette plot to assassinate H. H. Asquith, but after realising the plot had turned quite dark, she decided to write a sitcom instead. Christine Gernon directed the three-part series, which became the last sitcom to be filmed before a live audience at BBC Television Centre and the first to be commissioned for BBC Four. A second series was commissioned in June 2013 and aired on BBC Two from 21 January 2015. Up the Women was not renewed for a third series.
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Blandings
TV ShowJan 13, 2013

Blandings

Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by …
Blandings is a British comedy television series adapted by Guy Andrews from the Blandings Castle stories of P. G. Wodehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One from 13 January 2013, and stars Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders, Jack Farthing, Tim Vine and Mark Williams. The series was produced with the partial financial assistance of the European Regional Development Fund.
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Best Female Comedy Performance
Nomination2013

Best Female Comedy Performance

Nominated for "Twenty Twelve".
British Academy Television Award
2012
Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger
MovieNov 23, 2012

Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger

This sequel to the popular …
This sequel to the popular British comedy sees a new teacher (David Tennant) take over. When he enters his school in the National 'Song for Christmas' Competition, he and his pregnant wife, and the schoolchildren, embark on an epic road trip that ends up with a birth and a donkey, where he must embrace his fears and become a hero.
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8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
TV ShowJan 2, 2012

8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

8 Out of 10 Cats Does …
8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown is a crossover between the panel games 8 Out of 10 Cats and Countdown. The show follows the format of Countdown, but with hosts and contestants from 8 Out of 10 Cats, and an emphasis on humour.
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2011
World's Most Dangerous Roads
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TV ShowSep 4, 2011

World's Most Dangerous Roads

World's Most Dangerous …
World's Most Dangerous Roads is a British TV series in which two celebrities are filmed as they journey by 4×4 vehicle along roads considered among the world's most dangerous. The first series aired on BBC Two in 2011. The series is narrated by actor Adrian Dunbar.
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Twenty Twelve
TV ShowMar 14, 2011

Twenty Twelve

Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and …
Twenty Twelve is a BBC television comedy series written and directed by John Morton. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes and Amelia Bullmore, the programme is a spoof on-location documentary (or mockumentary) following the organisation of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. It was first broadcast on UK television station BBC Four in March 2011 to coincide with the 500-day countdown to the opening ceremony.
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Chalet Girl
MovieFeb 17, 2011

Chalet Girl

Former skateboard champion Kim wants to make more money …
Former skateboard champion Kim wants to make more money after her mother's tragic death. She joins the elite posh servicing company, which sends her off to Austria.
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2010
Burke and Hare
MovieOct 29, 2010

Burke and Hare

Based on the true story about the famous murderers, 'Burke …
Based on the true story about the famous murderers, 'Burke And Hare' follows the hapless exploits of these two men as they fall into the highly profitable business of providing cadavers for the medical fraternity in Nineteenth Century Edinburgh, then the centre of medical learning. The one thing they were short of was bodies.
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2009
Award2009

Outstanding Ensemble Performance

Won award for "The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination2009

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Nominated for "The Norman Conquests".
Tony Award
Nomination2009

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Nominated for "The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden".
Tony Award
Award2009

Outstanding Ensemble Performance

Won award for "The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden".
Outer Critics Circle Award
2008
Faintheart
MovieSep 20, 2008

Faintheart

In the Midlands, two men and a boy are on losing streaks: …
In the Midlands, two men and a boy are on losing streaks: Richard has a dead-end job, and his wife leaves him because he's inattentive and has a juvenile obsession for 11th-century battle reenactments. His best friend Julian still lives with mum and divides his obsessions between Vikings and Star Trek. Then there's Richard's son Martin, picked on at school in part because of his father's hobby. Richard vows to win back the heart of his ex, Julian may have met someone online who shares his interests, and Martin wants to stand up to bullies. All get bad advice, which they act on. Is there any hope for any of them?
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2007
Learners
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MovieOct 3, 2007

Learners

Bev is a downtrodden housewife who's failed her driving test …
Bev is a downtrodden housewife who's failed her driving test eight times, having only been instructed by her impatient husband Ian. After registering with a driving school, she develops a crush on her instructor, Chris.
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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
MovieJun 28, 2007

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

It's another year at Hogwarts …
It's another year at Hogwarts for Harry Potter and his friends. The previous year, he witnessed not just the death of Cedric Diggory, but also the return of the Dark Lord, Voldemort. The ministry of magic doesn't believe everything Harry says and will do anything to keep everyone calm. Hogwarts begin changing, especially when Dolores Umbridge arrives to take over the school. Now, with Voldemort's army getting closer, Harry and his friends must teach themselves and form an army to take on the upcoming threat.
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Magicians
MovieMay 18, 2007

Magicians

Magicians is a 2007 British comedy film released on 18 May …
Magicians is a 2007 British comedy film released on 18 May 2007. It stars comic duo Robert Webb and David Mitchell as stage magicians Karl and Harry. The two magicians compete together in a magic competition, despite their personal differences. Parts and ideas of the film have been taken to parody the 2006 film The Prestige by Christopher Nolan, though this had not been released when Magicians was filmed (though the original novel by Christopher Priest had been published in 1995). The film is directed by Andrew O'Connor and written by Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain, who are also the writers of the Channel 4 sitcom Peep Show, which stars Mitchell and Webb. Other principal cast members include Jessica Hynes, Darren Boyd, Steve Edge, Peter Capaldi, and Andrea Riseborough.
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The Graham Norton Show
TV ShowFeb 22, 2007

The Graham Norton Show

The Graham Norton Show is …
The Graham Norton Show is a British comedy chat show presented by Graham Norton. It was initially broadcast on BBC Two, from 22 February 2007, before moving to BBC One in October 2009. It currently airs on Friday evenings, and is usually repeated a few nights later.
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Son of Rambow
MovieJan 22, 2007

Son of Rambow

Son of Rambow is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by …
Son of Rambow is a 2007 comedy film written and directed by Garth Jennings. The film premiered on 22 January 2007 at the Sundance Film Festival. It was later shown at the Newport Beach Film Festival, Seattle International Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival and Glasgow Film Festival. The film was also shown at the 51st BFI London Film Festival. Son of Rambow was released in the United Kingdom on 4 April 2008 and opened in limited release in the United States on 2 May 2008. Set over a summer during the dawn of Thatcher's Britain, the film is a coming of age story about two schoolboys and their attempts to make an amateur film inspired by First Blood.
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2006
Four Last Songs
MovieMay 18, 2006

Four Last Songs

A comic drama set on a Mediterranean island, where …
A comic drama set on a Mediterranean island, where a motley collection of characters is seeking musical redemption.
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Confetti
MovieMay 5, 2006

Confetti

Confetti - a mockumentary which follows three couples, …
Confetti - a mockumentary which follows three couples, competing for the title of Most Original Wedding of the Year: The Musical Wedding, The Tennis Wedding and the Naturist Wedding.
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Flora Hynes
Child2006

Flora Hynes

Flora Hynes born.
2005
8 Out of 10 Cats
TV ShowJun 3, 2005

8 Out of 10 Cats

8 Out of 10 Cats is a British television comedy panel …
8 Out of 10 Cats is a British television comedy panel game produced by Zeppotron (a subsidiary of Endemol UK) for E4. It was first broadcast on Channel 4 on 3 June 2005. The show is hosted by Jimmy Carr and the current team captain is Rob Beckett.
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Doctor Who
TV ShowMar 26, 2005

Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme …
Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being, to all appearances human, from the planet Gallifrey. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Accompanied by a number of companions, the Doctor combats a variety of foes while working to save civilisations and help people in need.
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Doctor Who Confidential
TV ShowMar 26, 2005

Doctor Who Confidential

Doctor Who Confidential is a …
Doctor Who Confidential is a documentary series created by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to complement the revival of the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. Each episode was broadcast on BBC Three on Saturdays, immediately after the broadcast of the weekly television episode on BBC One. The first and second series episodes ran 30 minutes each; third series installments ran 45 minutes. BBC Three also broadcast a cut-down edition of the programme, lasting 15 minutes, shown after the repeats on Sundays and Fridays and after the weekday evening repeats of earlier seasons. Confidential received its own version of the Doctor Who theme tune, at least three different versions of the theme appeared in the series.
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According to Bex
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TV ShowJan 7, 2005

According to Bex

According to Bex (originally titled Everything I Know About …
According to Bex (originally titled Everything I Know About Men) is a British sitcom that aired on BBC One in 2005. Starring Jessica Stevenson (now known as Jessica Hynes), it was written by Katie Douglas, Julia Barron and Fred Barron, who also created My Family and After You've Gone. The American sitcom Courting Alex, starring Jenna Elfman, was originally based on According to Bex.
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2004
Agatha Christie's Marple
TV ShowDec 12, 2004

Agatha Christie's Marple

Agatha Christie's Marple (or …
Agatha Christie's Marple (or simply Marple) is a British ITV television series loosely based on the books and short stories by British crime novelist Agatha Christie. The title character was played by Geraldine McEwan from the first to third series, until her retirement from the role, and by Julia McKenzie from the fourth series onwards. Following the conclusion of the sixth series, it was announced that the BBC had acquired the rights for the production of Agatha Christie adaptations, suggesting that ITV would be unable to make a seventh series of Marple.
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Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
MovieOct 28, 2004

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

The story picks up four …
The story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, strange contractor, and the worst vacation of her life.
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Shaun of the Dead
MovieMar 29, 2004

Shaun of the Dead

Life isn't too good for Shaun (Pegg). He lives with his best …
Life isn't too good for Shaun (Pegg). He lives with his best friend Ed (Frost), neglects his girlfriend Liz (Ashfield) and despises his step-dad (Nighy). When Liz dumps Shaun, he vows to get his life back on track. Unfortunatly, this is the day that the dead has decided to come back to life. With a cricket bat and Ed by his side, Shaun sets out to rescue those he loves and those he doesn't love, and heads to the safest place he knows...the Winchester.
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2003
QI
TV ShowSep 11, 2003

QI

QI (Quite Interesting) is a British comedy panel game …
QI (Quite Interesting) is a British comedy panel game television quiz show created and co-produced by John Lloyd, and features permanent panellist Alan Davies. Stephen Fry was host of the show from its initial pilot, before departing after the final episode of the M series in 2016, with frequent QI panellist Sandi Toksvig replacing him prior to the beginning of the N series in 2016.
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Nomination2003

Best Performance in a Supporting Role

Nominated for "The Night Heron".
Laurence Olivier Award
Nomination2003

Best Actress

Nominated for "Tomorrow La Scala!".
British Academy Television Award
2002
Tomorrow La Scala!
MovieMay 22, 2002

Tomorrow La Scala!

Tomorrow La Scala! is a 2002 British comedy film directed …
Tomorrow La Scala! is a 2002 British comedy film directed by Francesca Joseph and starring Jessica Hynes. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
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Adam Hynes
Marriage2002

Adam Hynes

Married Adam Hynes.
Best Scripted Comedy
Nomination2002

Best Scripted Comedy

Nominated for "Spaced".
British Academy Television Award
2001
Bob & Rose
TV ShowSep 10, 2001

Bob & Rose

Bob & Rose is a British television drama, originally screened in …
Bob & Rose is a British television drama, originally screened in six one-hour episodes on the ITV network in the UK in Autumn 2001. It was produced by the independent Red Production Company, and was that company’s first prime-time drama for the ITV network.
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2000
Black Books
TV ShowSep 29, 2000

Black Books

Black Books is a British sitcom created by Dylan Moran and …
Black Books is a British sitcom created by Dylan Moran and Graham Linehan, and written by Moran, Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Linehan and Arthur Mathews. It was broadcast on Channel 4, running for three series from 2000 to 2004. Starring Moran, Bill Bailey and Tamsin Greig, the series is set in the eponymous London bookshop and follows the lives of its owner Bernard Black (Moran), his assistant Manny Bianco (Bailey) and their friend Fran Katzenjammer (Greig). The series was produced by Big Talk Productions, in association with Channel 4.
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1999
Spaced
TV ShowSep 24, 1999

Spaced

Spaced is a British television sitcom created, written by …
Spaced is a British television sitcom created, written by and starring Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson, and directed by Edgar Wright, about the (comedic and sometimes farcical and action-packed) misadventures of Daisy Steiner and Tim Bisley, two twenty-something Londoners who, despite only having just met, decide to move in together after she gives up on squatting and he is kicked out by his ex-girlfriend. Supporting roles include Nick Frost as Tim's best friend Mike, Katy Carmichael as Daisy's best friend Twist, Mark Heap as lodger Brian who lives downstairs and Julia Deakin as landlady Marsha.
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1998
The Royle Family
TV ShowSep 14, 1998

The Royle Family

The Royle Family is a British television sitcom produced …
The Royle Family is a British television sitcom produced by Granada Television for the BBC, which ran for three series from 1998–2000, and specials from 2006–2012. It centres on the lives of a television-fixated Manchester family, the Royles, comprising family patriarch Jim Royle (Ricky Tomlinson), his wife Barbara (Sue Johnston), their daughter Denise (Caroline Aherne), their son Antony (Ralf Little) and Denise's fiancé (later husband) David (Craig Cash).
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1997
Midsomer Murders
TV ShowMar 23, 1997

Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama …
Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on Caroline Graham's Chief Inspector Barnaby book series, as originally adapted for television by Anthony Horowitz. A major success in viewership since its first episode, the series has been marketed worldwide in numerous countries.
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1993
The Baby of Mâcon
MovieSep 17, 1993

The Baby of Mâcon

A movie about the corruption in all levels of society. A baby is …
A movie about the corruption in all levels of society. A baby is born from a supposed-to-be virgin woman, so a chain of hysteria about divine intervention in the birth takes place.
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Swing Kids
MovieMar 5, 1993

Swing Kids

A close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany listen to …
A close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany listen to banned swing music from the U.S. Soon, dancing and fun lead to more difficult choices, as the Nazis begin tightening their grip on...
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1990
The Crystal Maze
TV ShowFeb 15, 1990

The Crystal Maze

The Crystal Maze is a British game show devised by Jacques …
The Crystal Maze is a British game show devised by Jacques Antoine, in which a team of contestants take on a range of challenges set within a labyrinth of the same name consisting of four time zones, winning a "time crystal" (golf ball-sized Swarovski glass crystals) for each one they successfully complete. Reaching the centrepiece of the Maze, "The Crystal Dome", the team work together collecting a certain amount of gold tokens to win a prize, with the allotted time inside the Dome being determined by the number of crystals they obtained in the previous zones.
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1972
Jessica Hynes
BirthNovember 1972

Jessica Hynes

Jessica Hynes was born.
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