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The 10%er’s (ITV 1994-1995, Clive Francis, Benedict Taylor)

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Sitcom The 10%er’s, from Red Dwarf creators Rob Grant and Doug Naylor, detailed the misadventures of the staff of Eden management, a West End based talent agency.

The agency was run and owned by Dominic Eden (Clive Francis) and his staff included Tony (Colin Stinton), Atin (Benedict Taylor), Joan (Elizabeth Bennett), Helen (Gabrielle Cowburn), Gloria (Irene Sutcliffe) and Enid (Hilda Braid).

Guest stars included Nicholas Parsons, Jonathan Ross and Jim Bowen. There was a one off broadcast under the Comedy Playhouse banner on 23 February 1993 before the series began the following year.

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UK / ITV – Carlton – Grant- Naylor / 15×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 23 February 1993 (Pilot) and 18 April 1994 – 3 September 1996

Creators: Rob Grant, Doug Naylor / Producers and Directors: Marcus Mortimer (season 1), Ed Bye (season 2) / Executive Producer: Doug Naylor

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Clive Francis as Dominic Eden
Benedict Taylor as Atin
Elizabeth Bennett as Joan
Gabrielle Cowburn as Helen (Series 1)
Colin Stinton as Tony
Hilda Braid as Enid
Irene Sutcliffe as Gloria
Emma Cunniffe as Vanessa (Series 2)

THE EPISODES
PILOT
COMEDY PLAYHOUSE (23 Feb 93)

SEASON ONE 18 April – 6 June 1994
1. SACK (18 Apr 94)
2. GALAXY QUEST 8 (25 Apr 94)
3. A SMALL PACKAGE (2 May 94)
4. LIBEL (9 May 94)
5. FEUD (16 May 94)
6. AWARDS (23 May 94)
7. SEX, DEATH, SUICIDE AND ADULTERY (6 Jun 94)

SEASON TWO 9 July – 3 September 1996
1, TABLE 11 (9 Jul 96)
2. EVERY CLOUD (16 Jul 96)
3. REVENGE (6 Aug 96)
4. RUNNER (13 Aug 96)
5. FEAR (20 Aug 96)
6. SURPRISE (27 Aug 96)
7. WEDDING (3 Sep 96)

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Clochemerle (BBC-2 1972, Cyril Cusack, Roy Dotrice)

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Period sitcom, based on a novel by Gabriel Chevallier that was adapted by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson, that saw the French villagers of Clochemerle kick up a fuss over plans to install a new toilet.

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CYRIL CUSACK as Major Piechut
ROY DOTRICE as Ponosse
KENNETH GRIFFITH as Ernest Tafardel
WENDY HILLER as Justine Putet
HUGH GRIFFITH as Alexandre Bourdillat
BERNARD BRESSLAW as Nicholas the Beadle
MADELINE SMITH as Hortase Girodet
GEORGINA MOON as Rose Biraque
PETER USTINOV as Narrator

crew details
Writers: Ray Galton, Alan Simpson
Novel: Gabriel Chevallier
Producer: Michael Mills

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC Two – Bavaria
Duration: 9×30 minute episodes
Aired From: 18 February – 14 April 1972 Fridays at 10.05pm

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Clairvoyant, The (BBC-2 1986, Roy Kinnear, Sandra Dickinson)

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In Roy Clarke penned sitcom The Clairvoyant used car salesman Arnold Bristow is knocked down in a car accident and suddenly finds himself with psychic powers – or so he believes. There was a pilot broadcast 27 Nov 1984.

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ROY KINNEAR as Arnold Bristow
SANDRA DICKINSON as Lily
HUGH LLOYD as Burma
SHAUN CURRY as Newton
GLYNIS BROOKS as Dawn
CARMEL CRYAN as Carmen

crew details
Writer: Roy Clarke
Producer and Director: Alan J.W. Bell

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC-2
Duration: 6×30 minute episodes
Aired From: Pilot – 27 November 1984 and Series – 15 May – 19 June 1986

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Christmas Princess (UP 2017, Nicole Munoz, Zak Santiago)

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Christmas Princess Nicole Munoz

Christmas Princess is the true story of Donaly Marquez who, through a childhood of neglect and abuse, achieved her dream of becoming a rose bowl princess. An inspirational story of resilience, strength and finding a family to call your own.

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Nicole Muñoz as Donaly Marquez
Rosa Blasi as Sara
Zak Santiago as Ignacio Marquez
Olivia Steele Falconer as Emily Marquez
Jaedon Siewert as Abraham Marquez
Lina Renna as Young Donaly
Paloma Kwiatkowski as Chloe
Ty Wood as Trent
Pendo Muema as Monique
Kalyn Miles as Maria
Kaaren de Zilva as Roberta
Garfield Wilson as Dr. Miller
Clay St. Thomas as Judge #1
Patti Allan as Judge #2
Natalie von Rotsburg as Judge #3

crew details
Director: Allan Harmon
Writer: Tracy Andreen

production details
Country: Canada
Network and Production Companies: UP
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: Sunday 10 December 2017

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