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Broadchurch Season 2 Exclusive: Joe Sims Hopes For Nige Return

Chris Chibnall’s Broadchurch was a series that can claim to have totally gripped the nation. “Who Murdered Danny Latimer?” was the question on everyone’s lips. To call Broadchurch a phenomenon seems entirely appropriate- it was a ratings behemoth and garnered heaps of critical praise. A second series has already been commissioned and the first thrilling series is about to land on DVD here, as well as taking over America very soon.

One of the Prime Suspects was firm audience favourite Nige Carter, the well-meaning Plumber and best mate of the victim’s father. At times over-emotional and hiding a dark past even he was unaware of, Nige was portrayed by the charismatic and established performer Joe Sims.

In an exclusive interview, Sims was kind enough to discuss his approaches to acting, his varied career and his charity work with young people as well as the memorable time he

British Producer Parsons Dies

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British Producer Parsons Dies
Award-winning movie producer Clive Parsons has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 66.

Parsons, who produced and developed 20 feature films with partner Davina Belling, passed away on 12 August in his native England.

His work on 1974 film Inserts, starring Richard Dreyfuss and Bob Hoskins, began a string of production credits including Britannia Hospital, Scum, Breaking Glass, A Business Affair, True Blue, I Am David and director Franco Zeffirelli's films Tea With Mussolini and Callas Forever.

Parsons also served as president at Kings Road Productions in the U.S. and later moved to Warner Bros, Europe as head of business affairs.

In 1971, Parsons and Belling formed Film and General Productions, continuing to pursue movie projects while also producing childrens' British TV series The Queen's Nose and The Giblet Boys, which won a BAFTA award for Best Children's Drama for 2005/2006.

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