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Mackenzie Crook, Rhys Thomas to star in new BBC Four comedies

BBC Four has announced details of four new shows to be broadcast later this year.

Mackenzie Crook will star in the six-part series Detectorists, in which he uses his own experiences as a metal detector enthusiast.

Crook will "tap into the world of the male hobby which is very funny and touching", BBC controller of comedy commissioning Shane Allen said.

The BBC is looking to announce a "big name" star to appear opposite Crook in the series, according to Radio Times.

The pair will "embark on a journey of greed, betrayal, rejection and redemption as they hurtle towards Danbury Metal Detecting Club's greatest ever find".

Meanwhile, Miles Jupp will write and star as cookery writer Damien Trench in In and Out of the Kitchen, a three-part series based on the Radio 4 comedy.

Each episode follows Damien and his partner Anthony (Justin Edwards), their builders Mr Mullaney and Steven, and Damien's "terrifying" agent Ian.
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'Game of Thrones' Stunt Crew Wins at SAG Awards

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The 18th Screen Actor Guild Award ceremony took place last night at the Shrine Exposition Centre in La HBO series 'Game of Thrones', which is filmed in Northern Ireland, was honoured with the Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series. The series stunt coordinator was Paul Jennings (Clash of the Titans, The Dark Knight), Amie Stephenson (Red, Clash of the Titans) was the stunt manager on set and Buster Reeves(Green Latern, Red) provided fight arrangement. includes such Irish talent as Ifta nominated Michelle Fairley, Ian McElhinney, Aidan Gillen and Jack Gleeson.
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