The Play's the Thing (2006– )

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It takes true originality, tenacity and talent to make it as a successful playwright in the competitive world of commercial theater. In The Play's the Thing, a major four-part series, ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Sonia Friedman ...
 Herself (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Narrator (4 episodes, 2006)
Mel Kenyon ...
 Herself - Panel Member (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Himself - Panel Member (3 episodes, 2006)
Paul Hilton ...
 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Himself / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
Steve Gardner ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Hendryk Korzeniowski ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Nendie Pinto-Duschinsky ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 2006)
Jake Tindle ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Iain Weatherby ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
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It takes true originality, tenacity and talent to make it as a successful playwright in the competitive world of commercial theater. In The Play's the Thing, a major four-part series, Channel 4 has launched a search for a new British playwright - a new voice to enliven and invigorate the West End stage. Written by Channel 4 <viewerenquiries@channel4.co.uk>

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12 June 2006 (UK)  »

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