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James Smith - GQ Men of the Year Awards held at the Royal Opera House - Arrivals. - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 2nd September 2014

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James Smith - Britain's Got Talent finalists outside the ITV studios filming This Morning - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 5th June 2014

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Russ Abbot To Join Onscreen 'Grey Mates' For Newly Commissioned BBC One Comedy


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Acting veteran Russ Abbot has been confirmed to join the cast of an upcoming BBC One comedy, provisionally titled Grey Mates, will also star June Whitfield and Stephanie Beacham, rounding out a trio of pensioners living out their twilight years on the Norfolk coast. The premise is that each of the seniors faces his or her golden years in a different way. And OK, it might not sound that exciting, but let’s all think back to the original premise of Downton Abbey. There might still be some potential here too.

Alison Steadman, Philip Jackson, Paula Wilcox and James Smith will join Abbot to complete the principal cast of the series. Controller of BBC One Charlotte Moore said for BBC News: "Comedy has a unique ability to make the ordinary extraordinary and Grey Mates delivers that with a big hit of characters."

She added that the onset of retirement is "hilariously brought to life by a stellar cast whose relationships are tested in a multitude of ways."

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LL Cool J and James Smith - 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Sunday 22nd September 2013

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Cool J and James Smith - LL Cool J, aka James Smith, Tuesday 18th September 2012 at the CBS 2012 Fall Premiere Party at Greystone Manor - Arrivals

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