Paul Copley

British Actor

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National Cat Awards

National Cat Awards

Thursday 3rd August brought round the annual Cats Protection National Cat Awards, held once more at the Savoy Hotel, London and sponsored again by Purina.
Paul was again involved, this year as one of the judges for overall winner. Watch the video (link below) for details of this amazingly supportive black-and-white puss Genie and her brave, inspirational 12 year old owner.
Much more information and videos of the all the winners and judges at www.cats.org.uk
Full list of overall winner judges at http://www.cats.org.uk/get-involved/nca/meet-the-nca-winner-judges

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Trust Me

Trust Me

Jodie Whittaker - soon to be the latest incarnation of Doctor Who - stars as NHS nurse Cath Hardacre in this new psychological thriller. Driven to impersonating a doctor after being fired for whistleblowing, Cath, a caring mother and daughter, struggles to maintain her deception under the increasing strain of her complex double life.
Paul plays Cath’s father, Arthur Hardacre, in this four part series - Red Productions for BBC TV
Tuesday 8th August, 9pm BBC One.

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Broken

Broken

Ep 2 of 6. Father Michael (Sean Bean) counsels an enigmatic woman, while a devoted mother is desperate for Father Michael's help when her mentally ill son experiences a psychotic episode. Paul plays Father Michaels brother Joe Kerrigan.
Tuesday 6 June, 9pm BBC One

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Broken

Broken

Following last night’s tragic events in Manchester, BBC1’s new drama series Broken will not start tonight as planned but has been rescheduled for next Tuesday 30 May.

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Broken

Broken

BBC One’s new Jimmy McGovern drama Broken will premiere on Tuesday May 23rd at 9pm.
Broken is described as a “State of the Nation Piece” that follows Father Michael Kerrigan (Sean Bean), a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish. Paul plays Joe Kerrigan in four episodes.
Created and written by Jimmy McGovern, Broken is made by LA Productions for the BBC.

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Doc Martin

Doc Martin

Paul will be travelling to Cornwall soon to begin filming for a new series of ITV's Doc Martin. This will be series 8 of the Martin Clunes drama in which Clunes plays the uptight but brilliant GP who has been relocated to the fictional Cornish village of Portwenn. Paul will play Walter O’Donnell.
Airing in the autumn on ITV, Doc Martin is made by Buffalo Pictures.

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Trust Me

Trust Me

Paul recently completed filming in Scotland on this upcoming BBC psychological thriller, Trust Me – a gripping story about a woman’s attempt to start a new life. Paul plays Arthur Hardacre.
Airing soon on BBC One, Trust Me is made by RED Production Company through BBC Scotland and will be internationally distributed by StudioCanal.

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The Nest Egg

The Nest Egg

This short British film in which Paul plays lead Ernie has recently been selected for The Beverly Hills Film Festival - April 26th - 30th. Earlier this month the film received a Best Short Film Award at NIFF in India and Paul also received a Special Commendation in their Best Actor category.

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Trust Me

Trust Me

Filming has recently begun in Scotland on Dan Sefton’s (Good Karma Hospital, Delicious, Mr Selfridge) character-led contemporary and psychological thriller, Trust Me – a gripping story about a woman’s attempt to start a new life. Paul plays Arthur Hardacre.
Airing on BBC One, Trust Me is made by RED Production Company through BBC Scotland and will be internationally distributed by StudioCanal.

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Doctors

Doctors

Doctors recently won a Writers Guild of Great Britain award for Best Long Running TV Series. The award was for Doctors, Series 18, Episode 29, “There is No Place” by Claire Bennett, first broadcast on BBC One in May 2016. Paul played Andrew Hantley.

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Tom Wrigglesworth

Tom Wrigglesworth

If you missed it first time around theres a second chance to hear series 2 of this hugely popular radio comedy on BBC Radio 4. When the lights from a new zebra crossing outside Tom's parent's house causes insomnia in the Wrigglesworth household, Tom's dad, played by Paul, is forced to take matters into his own hands and cause a fuss. Not perhaps in the way everyone else would though...
Monday 23rd January 11.30 BBC Radio 4

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SAG Awards

SAG Awards

The hugely popular ITV drama series Downton Abbey in which Paul plays farmer Mr Mason, has received its fifth successive nomination in this prestigious Best Ensemble category at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The awards are held in Los Angeles on Sunday 29th January

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Last Tango in Halifax

Last Tango in Halifax

The first in a two-part festive special catching up with Alan, Celia and their families. Two years after the death of her wife, Caroline faces further changes when she hears about a job at a different school, with her mother and Alan not too happy at the thought of her moving away, but it seems their amateur dramatics is their prime concern. Family drama, starring Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker. Paul plays Harry.
BBC One Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th December at 9pm

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The Coroner

The Coroner

A new series of The Coroner starts on Monday on BBC One. Paul appears in episode 4 "The Beast of Lighthaven", written by Kit Lambert on Thursday 24th November.
BBC One Monday 21st November at 2.15

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Last Tango

Last Tango in Halifax

Filming is now complete on ‘Last Tango in Halifax series 4’ - two bumper seasonal episodes ideal for transmission during the Christmas period. Sally Wainwright's hugely successful series, popular on both sides of the Atlantic, stars Anne Reid and Derek Jacobi as well as Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker. Paul will again play Harry Wallace, friend and thorn in the side of Alan - Derek Jacobi. The new series, a Red Production for BBC TV, is directed by Juliet May and produced by Karen Lewis

Moving On

Moving On

A second chance to see Paul in the BBC One drama series Moving On. Series of dramas linked by a central theme: how to 'move on' and pass turning points in life
Paul plays Ronnie in 'Passengers'. Ronnie's world is shattered when a momentary lapse of memory causes an accident that will change his life forever.
BBC One Tuesday 15th November at 2.15

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The Bash

The Bash

60th Anniversary Fundraiser, THE BASH. It’s going to be a fast fun frolic through the Royal Court back catalogue! It takes place on Wednesday evening 2nd November. Rita, Sue & Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in 1982 - Joanne Whalley was Rita; Lesley Manville, Sue; and Paul was Bob. Paul will join Joanne and Lesley in an excerpt from this seminal play 34 years on from their original performances.

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Broken

Broken

Filming has begun in Liverpool on Jimmy McGovern’s new 6 part series for BBC TV, working title “Broken” starring Sean Bean. Ashley Pearce is directing for LA Productions, exec producer Colin McKeown. Paul will play Joe Kerrigan in three episodes alongside David McLelland and Steve Garti (pictured).

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Last Tango in Halifax

Last Tango in Halifax

Filming is to commence on Monday 3rd October for Last Tango in Halifax series 4 and should be completed in time for Christmas transmission. Sally Wainwright’s hugely popular and successful series will again be produced by Karen Lewis for Red Production Company and directed by Juliet May. Paul will again play Harry, grandad of Ellie played by Katherine Rose Morley (pictured).

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