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Trio joins Hytner's 'History'

19 July 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

LONDON -- A trio of British character actors have joined the cast of Nicholas Hytner's The History Boys, producers said Wednesday. Penelope Wilton (Calendar Girls), Adrian Scarborough (Vera Drake) and Georgia Taylor (TV drama Blackpool) join a cast that already includes Richard Griffiths, Clive Merrison, Frances de la Tour and Stephen Campbell Moore. All three will play characters written into the movie version of the play of the same name for the big screen. »

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Banff Rockie takes dip with 'Blackpool'

14 June 2005 | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

BANFF, Canada -- The BBC was the big winner at the 26th Banff Rockie Awards on Monday night as its programming captured six trophies, including the grand prize for Blackpool, a miniseries about a gambling hall in a seaside resort. U.S. producers took home three Rockie awards, including nods for Desperate Housewives, named the best continuing series, and PBS' Frontline: Ghosts of Rwanda, which earned the best political documentary award. But the traditional Banff Rockie award shootout between U.S. and British producers never materialized this year. Instead, British independent producers dominated -- earning trophies for best information and current affairs for Panorama: The New Killing Fields and the best lifestyle program award for What Not to Wear: Teenage Daughters. »

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