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Robert Webb: a peep into the future

31 May 2013 4:00 PM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Heard the one about what you're meant to do after 20 years in one of Britain's most popular double-acts? Robert Webb's not yet sure of the punchline

Robert Webb arrives at the pub not looking much like a man who's later having his photo taken for a national newspaper: there's a hole in the knee of his jeans and two more in the elbow of his cardigan. He suggests we sit outside so we can smoke, which endears him to me enormously. When I offer to go to the bar, he eschews mineral water, instead asking plaintively, "Can I have a proper drink?" and ordering a pint of lager, which endears him to me even more.

Webb is friendly and funny and extremely likeable, but he seems unnecessarily worried about how he's going to come across in print. He says he doesn't like the kind of interviews in which journalists »

- Alexis Petridis

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Casting Call for Citizen Khan

16 May 2013 10:14 AM, PDT | ScreenTerrier | See recent ScreenTerrier news »

Casting Call Citizen Khan - Fatima

Series 2 of the hit BBC1 show is back.


Produced by BBC In-House Comedy, Citizen Khan is a warm family comedy written by Adil Ray, Richard Pinto and Anil Gupta. Our director is the talented Ben Gosling Fuller (That Mitchell and Webb Look, The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff) and our producer is the award winning Catherine Gosling (Pramface, Twenty Twelve).

Mr Khan (played by Adil Ray) is a larger than life character with big dreams and strident opinions. In this episode youngest daughter Alia (played by Bhavna Limbachia) has a visitor from France.

We are looking to cast Fatima - Alia’s hijab wearing friend, realistic playing age 17-19 petite, Middle Eastern or North African appearance, flirty, French/Arabic accent.

Please note: for script reasons this role is Not open to white or Asian actresses.

Filming: between 14-20th June

Pay: BBC/Equity agreement »

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