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2009-09-10 19:12:27

British actors Richard Armitage and Andrew Lincoln have been cast in a six-part drama series based on Chris Ryan's novel Strike Back, The Guardian said. Armitage is best known for his roles in TV's The Vicar of Dibley, Robin Hood and Spooks. Lincoln stars in the series This Life.

2008-11-26 00:29:00

British security experts have ordered the removal of an electric samovar presented to Queen Elizabeth II 20 years ago and kept at Balmoral Castle. The fear is that the samovar, designed to make Russian-style tea, might have been bugged, The Daily Telegraph reports.

2008-11-03 15:00:12

British actor Richard Armitage said a scene in which his "Spooks" character endures waterboarding was as difficult to shoot as it is disturbing to watch. The episode of the BBC's long-running spy series, featuring the controversial interrogation technique, is slated to air Monday night.

2008-10-23 18:00:16

British actor Richard Armitage has joined the cast of the popular U.K. spy drama series "Spooks," known as "MI-5" when it airs on BBC America.

2008-08-31 12:05:00

The BBC isn't commenting about reports that one of the British broadcaster's top executives may be heading up a division in the United States.

2008-08-26 18:00:34

DOCTOR Who has pipped Friends as the TV series people most want to see turned into a movie. The revival of Doctor Who, starring David Tennant, came top of a list of shows viewers are clamouring to see adapted for the bigscreen.

2008-08-25 06:00:44

DOCTOR Who is the TV show viewers would most like to see on the big screen. The revived BBC hit pipped US sitcom Friends in a Radio Times poll, with its spin-off Torchwood in ninth place. Another Beeb sci-fi favourite, comedy Red Dwarf, took third spot, followed by US hits Heroes and CSI.

2008-08-25 06:00:43

By Jane Bradley IT MAY be thought of by some as a show for closet sci-fi geeks, but Doctor Who has now pipped the US comedy hit Friends as the TV series people most want to see turned into a film.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.