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Best Possible Taste: The Kenny Everett Story (BBC-4 2012, Oliver Lansley)

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Biopic Best Possible Taste told the life story of often controversial radio DJ and entertainment legend Kenny Everett (played superbly by Oliver Lansley) focusing on his long relationship with wife Lee and also the fact that he was for many years in the closet about his homosexuality.

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UK / BBC-4 / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast Wednesday 3 October 2012 @ 9.00pm

Writer: Tim Whitnall / Producer: Paul Frift / DIrector: James Strong

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Oliver Lansley as Kenny Everett
Katherine Kelly as Lee Everett-Alkin
Simon Callow as Dickie Attenborough
James Floyd as Freddie Mercury
Adam Garcia as Tony Windsor
Jonathan Kerrigan as John Alkin
James Wilby as Wilfred De’ath
Perry Millward as Maurice Cole
Glenn Wild as Jacko
Angela Lonsdale as Lily Cole
Tony Pitts as Tom Cole
Trevor White as Garner Ted Armstrong
Tomos Eames as Iolo
James McArdle as Toby Cardle
Leon Ockenden as Philip
Andrew Greenough as Michael Winner
Uriel Emil as Nikolai
Stefano Braschi as Pepe Flores
Don Gallagher as BBC senior producer
Mike Burnside as BBC commissionaire
Alex MacQueen as TV director
Deirdre Mullins as Receptionist
Remi Black as Dancer
Israel Donowa as Dancer
Bethany Harrison as Dancer
Christina Hoey as Dancer
Anabel Kutay as Dancer

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

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Clochmerle BBC 1972

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

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

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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

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

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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

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Director: Allan Harmon
Writer: Tracy Andreen

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

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