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John Oliver Hosts International Emmy Awards Honoring J.J. Abrams

Posted on 26th November 2013

Sean Bean wins lead actor for BBC's 'Accused'; Sky's 'Moone Boy' takes comedy series

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Accused leads International Emmy nominations - www.bbc.co.uk

Posted on 8th October 2013

BBC drama Accused is leading the field at this year's International Emmys with two nominations. The Jimmy McGovern series, which featured a different character accused of a crime in each episode, is nominated for best drama series. Sean Bean, whose character becomes embroiled in a crime of passion in the series, is up for best actor.

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Sean Bean gets nod for Accused - Washington Post

Posted on 7th October 2013

Sean Bean, best known for his roles in “The Lord of the Rings” and “Game of Thrones,” was nominated for his role in an episode of “Accused” in which he goes against his usual tough-man image. Bean plays a bored school teacher by day who becomes a transvestite by night and gets involved in an affair with a married man that leads to a brutal crime of passion.

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International Emmys Announce Nominees - Variety

Posted on 7th October 2013

The awards will be given out Nov. 25 in New York City along with special kudos to multihyphenate J.J. Abrams, who will be receiving the Intl. Emmy Founders Award, and Anke Schaerferkordt, co-CEO of RTL Group and CEO of RTL Germany, who will get the Intl. Emmy Directorate Award.

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Reviews

MAIGRET - The Sunday Express

Posted on 3rd April 2016

The pleasure in Maigret came from the look of the piece. Paris (played by Budapest) in 1955 looked utterly fantastic, with tremendously evocative cinematography, and the period fashions were lovingly re-created.

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MAIGRET - Christopher Stevens, The Daily Mail

Posted on 29th March 2016

Atkinson can be proud. He was a match for Michael Gambon, and few actors can boast that.

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MAIGRET - Gerard O'Donovan, The Telegraph

Posted on 28th March 2016

The settings (with the boulevards and backstreets of Budapest offering a plausible imitation of Fifties Paris) and costumes were sumptuous.

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MAIGRET - Rich Westwood, The Killing Times

Posted on 28th March 2016

It all looks fantastic – very expensive, very glossy, and very authentic – and Atkinson does a good job as Maigret; subdued, thoughtful, and caring. The starkness of Simenon’s vision – his was often a particularly cold universe – comes through nicely in the final scene with the killer.

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