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Charles Furness Stars In BBC’s ‘The Whale’ Charles Furness stars as Nantucket seafarer Thomas Nickerson and Jonas Armstrong plays first mate Owen Chase in The Whale, based on a tale that inspired Herman Melville’s 1851 classic Moby Dick. The BBC One and Discovery drama will be told through the eyes of cabin boy Nickerson who, at 14, was the youngest member of the crew after his ship was sunk by a whale in 1820. The Whale is executive produced by Eamon Hardy and Ruth Caleb and Mike Dormer and John Chapman are producing. Filming begins this week in Malta. International Digital Emmy Award Winners Announced The youth-focused transmedia project dirtgirlworld… dig it all (mememe productions/dirtgirlworld productions/Screen Australia) took home honors in the Children & Young People category at the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ annual awards. The Fiction prize went to Guidestones (3 o’clock.tv/iThentic,) a series about »


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