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Doctor Terrible’s House Of Horrible (BBC-2 2001, Steve Coogan)

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Doctor Terrible’s House Of Horrible was an anthology series of horror film spoofs in which Steve Coogan played a different character each week with a different supporting cast. Coogan also played the Donald Pleasence like Dr Terrible who opened and closed each show with a short piece to camera.

The six stories focused on Vampires, Fu Manchu, mad scientists, nightmares that come true, a voodoo curse and witchcraft.

Guest stars included Ben Miller, Ronni Ancona, John Thomson, Mark Gatiss, Simon Pegg, Julia Davis, Alexander Armstrong, Rosie Cavaliero, Oliver Tobias, Sheila Keith, Sarah Alexander, Jonathan Cake, Tim Pigott-Smith, Tom Bell, Warwick Davis, Julie T. Wallace and Angela Pleasence.

Dr Terrible's House of Horrible

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UK / BBC Two / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 12 November – 17 December 2001 Mondays at 9.30pm

Writers: Graham Duff, Henry Normal, Steve Coogan / Music: Willie Dowling / Production Design: Steve Groves / Titles: Triffic Films / Producer: Alison MacPhail / Director: Matt Lipsey

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STEVE COOGAN as Dr Terrible/Various Characters

THE EPISODES
1. LESBIAN VAMPIRE LOVERS OF LUST (12 Nov 2001)
2. FRENZY OF TONGS (19 Nov 2001)
3. CURSE OF THE BLOOD OF THE THE LIZARD OF DOOM (26 Nov 2001)
4. AND NOW THE FEARING… (3 Dec 2001)
5. VOODOO FEET OF DEATH (10 Dec 2001)
6. SCREAM SATAN SCREAM! (17 Dec 2001)

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Clochmerle (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 Clochmerle 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

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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