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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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Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant

Paul is currently appearing in the sixth series of the popular Sky1 comedy drama Mount Pleasant.
Series 6, Tuesdays 9pm Sky1

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Suspects

Suspects

Paul will be playing the part of Joseph Kramer in this Gritty British crime drama starring Fay Ripley and Damien Molony.
S5-E5 Suspects: The Enemy Within Wednesday 31 Aug 10pm - 11:05pm Channel 5

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Tom Wrigglesworth

Tom Wrigglesworth

The popular Radio Four comedy Tom Wrigglesworth's Hang-Ups returns this week.
In 'Strangers on a Train' Tom enlists the help of his Dad (Paul) to take delivery of an important package while Mum bites the bullet and learns to drive.
Series 4 episode 1 Thursday 25th August 18.30 BBC RADIO 4 FM

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The Nest Egg

The Nest Egg

The Nest Egg, a short film produced by Martina Silcock and directed by Lucy Patrick Ward for Stealing Horses Productions has been selected for this years BAFTA recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival in November. In The Nest Egg, the story of a chicken suit, benevolence and eggs, Paul plays Ernie.

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Tracks

Tracks

The nine part BBC Radio 4 thriller ‘Tracks’ commences with part one at 14:15 Tuesday 9th Aug - subsequent episodes each Tuesday at the same time. Paul plays Dr Nick Kading in ep 5 Hippocampus & ep 6 Nociceptors.
6th & 13th September at 14:15 BBC RADIO 4 FM

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Primo Levi

Primo Levi's THE PERIODIC TABLE

Major BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Primo Levi's element-themed stories about life, work and matter. Paul will read 'Lead', set in the ancient world, a prospector travels from northern to southern Europe in search of the valuable, but toxic, lead rock.
Fri 22 Jul 2016 at 09:45 BBC RADIO 4 FM

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Tom Wrigglesworth

Tom Wrigglesworth

The return of the radio comedy series ‘Tom Wrigglesworth’s Hang Ups’ is imminent with four new episodes scheduled to record mid July. Series 4 will be produced by Richard Morris for broadcast later in the year on BBC Radio 4. Paul will again play Tom’s extremely eccentric father.

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Reg

Reg

Paul will be appearing in a new drama next week on BBC One. Reg by Jimmy McGovern is based on the true story of Reg Keys, the father of a royal military policeman, who took on the British prime minister over Britain's participation in the Iraq War.
Tim Roth plays Reg.
Monday 6th June 9.00pm BBC One.

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Fretwork

Fretwork - The World Encompassed.

Paul will be narrating three live concerts focusing on Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the globe in 1577-80 and weaving together music of the period with new music written by Orlando Gough.
The concerts will be performed in Salisbury on 8th June, Alwinton on 11th and Manchester on 14th

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Doctors

A Special Guest

A Special Guest, a short film written and directed by Kae Bahar has just been released. The film had its first festival submission, and won Jury’s Special Mention Award in Short of the Year – Madrid, Spain.
Anita Dobson and Paul play an elderly couple charged with looking after a young Kurdish boy.

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Doctors

Doctors

'Home' - five special Doctors episodes.
Paul will play the part of Andrew Hantley in 'There is No Place' by Claire Bennett. This is the fifth of five specials which will be broadcast on BBC One on Friday 13th May at 13.45

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The Coroner

The Coroner

Paul is to appear in Ep 1, series 2 of The Coroner on BBC One.
The Coroner is a daytime drama series produced by BBC Birmingham, starring Claire Goose as solicitor Jane Kennedy, coroner in a South Devon coastal town.

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Olivier Awards

Olivier Awards

As a recipient of an Olivier Award in 1976, Paul is proud and delighted to have been asked to present an award at the 40th Olivier Awards Ceremony at the Royal Opera House on Sunday 3rd April.

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Morrisons

Morrisons

Paul recently recorded the voiceover for the latest Morrisons TV advert.

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Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant

Paul will be appearing in an episode of the sixth series of the popular Sky1 comedy drama Mount Pleasant due to be broadcast in September 2016.

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Suspects

Suspects

Paul will be playing the part of Joseph Kramer in eps 5&6 of this Gritty British crime drama starring Fay Ripley and Damien Molony.

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Doctors

Doctors

Paul recently completed filming for the BBC TV daytime drama series Doctors. Paul plays the part of Andrew Hantley in 'There is No Place' by Claire Bennett.

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Reg

Reg

Paul plays the part of Man 2 (a doorstep voter) in this recently completed BBC television drama written by Jimmy McGovern and Bob Pugh.

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The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale

Paul recently recorded Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale for BBC Radio 3. Paul plays Shepherd. Due for transmission 9pm on 1st May as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Festival.

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