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Miranda Hart Is Returning To 'Call The Midwife' For Series Six


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Miranda Hart will be returning to BBC drama ‘Call The Midwife’, show bosses have confirmed. Miranda will make her return as Camilla 'Chummy' Fortescue- Cholmeley-Browne in this year's Christmas special and then be back full time for series six, which will feature the cast visiting South Africa.

Miranda HartMiranda Hart is retuning to ‘Call The Midwife’.

Speaking to The Sun, the show’s producers said: "We’ve been bursting to share the news Chummy has left the mother and baby unit and is heading back to Poplar for series six. We’re thrilled to be once again featuring Miranda Hart and her fabulous blend of warmth, strength and vulnerability as Chummy gets to grips with the medical and social challenges of the 1960s.”

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Boy George, Miranda Hart And Geri Halliwell Set For Celebrity 'Gogglebox'


Boy George Miranda Hart Geri Horner Nick Frost Jamie Dornan Lee Mack

Channel 4 is to broadcast a special episode of runaway favourite ‘Gogglebox’, featuring celebrities such as Boy George, Miranda Hart and Geri Halliwell shouting things at the TV and each other.

As part of a night of one-off programming tonight (Friday October 9th) in order to raise money and awareness for the charitable organisation Stand Up To Cancer, a star-studded line-up will be sitting in front of their televisions for a night in and commenting on the week’s shows.

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Spy Review


Excellent

The ace partnership between filmmaker Paul Feig and actress Melissa McCarthy evolves into something formidable with this raucous action comedy, which simultaneously spoofs the espionage genre and provides some genuine thrills. From ensemble player (Bridesmaids) to costar (The Heat) and now to the star of the show, McCarthy finds a role worthy of her talents, subverting rather than exploiting her distinct physicality.

She plays Susan Cooper, a desk-jockey at the CIA who works with the field agents, guiding them by radio link through their dangerous paces. When star spy Bradley Fine (Jude Law) is taken out of service and all other top agents have their covers blown, the boss (Allison Janney) has little choice but to send the well-trained Susan into the field to take down the villainous arms dealer Rayna (Rose Byrne). With her best pal Nancy (Miranda Hart) as her office-bound helper, Susan gets into a series of disguises and travels to Paris, Rome and then Budapest. And despite the constant attempts of rogue agent Rick Ford (Jason Statham) to "help" her, Susan gets ever closer to Rayna and her gangster buyer Sergio (Bobby Cannavale).

The relatively simple plot is overcrowded with characters and subplots that add absurd layers of humour to the film, almost all of which are genuinely hilarious. Best of all, none of the laughs come at the expense of Susan, a capable, smart, witty woman who's the perfect alter ego for McCarthy (and certainly much more engaging than her obnoxious-slob persona in The Heat or Tammy). She has terrific chemistry with all of her costars, flirting shamelessly with the Bond-like Law, an amusingly swaggering Statham and especially the purringly hysterical Byrne. As always, the great Janney steals every one of her few scenes. Less effective is an extended goofy cameo by Curtis Jackson, aka 50 Cent, who at least shows willing to dive into some ridiculous comedy. There's also another terrific foil in Susan's local contact Aldo, played with leering, opportunistic relish by Peter Sarafinowicz.

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Jason Statham, Nargis Fakhri, Melissa McCarthy, Peter Serafinowicz, Paul Feig, Jude Law, Jessica Chaffin, Miranda Hart and Allison Janney - 'Spy' U.K. film premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square at The Odeon,Leicester Square, Odeon Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 27th May 2015

Jason Statham, Nargis Fakhri, Melissa Mccarthy, Peter Serafinowicz, Paul Feig, Jude Law, Jessica Chaffin, Miranda Hart and Allison Janney
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Jude Law, Melissa Mccarthy and Jason Statham
Jude Law, Melissa Mccarthy and Jason Statham
Jude Law, Melissa Mccarthy and Jason Statham
Jude Law, Melissa Mccarthy and Jason Statham

Melissa McCarthy and Miranda Hart - European Premiere of 'Spy' at the Odeon Leicester Square - Arrivals at Odeon Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 27th May 2015

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Miranda Hart and Melissa Mccarthy
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Miranda Hart - 'Spy' UK film premiere at Odeon Leicester Square - Arrivals at Odeon Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom - Thursday 28th May 2015

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Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart

Melissa McCarthy and Miranda Hart - The European Premiere of 'Spy' held at Odeon Leicester Square - Arrivals at Leicester Square, Odeon Leicester Square - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 27th May 2015

Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
Melissa Mccarthy and Miranda Hart
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Melissa Mccarthy

Spy - Teaser Trailer


Susan Cooper works as an analyst for the CIA; rarely out where the action is and working entirely from the office, advising some of the organisation's top agents during their most deadly assignments. However, following a serious lapse in judgement at the hands of her partner during a bomb disposal mission, the agency are forced to enlist another member of the team to uncover the location of the nuclear weapon. Deciding now is the time to drop her boring persona and become the super keen spy she always wanted to be, Susan volunteers to go undercover - to much derision from her colleagues who barely know her name let alone her position in the CIA. She's allowed to prove herself on the task though, with no appropriate alternative, but can she show that Susan Cooper is just as deadly as her team?

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Miranda Hart - Miranda Hart signs copies of her new book 'The Best of Miranda' at Waterstone's, Piccadilly, London at Waterstone's - London, United Kingdom - Monday 15th December 2014

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Stars Pay Tribute To Donald Sinden, British Stage & Film Actor, Who Died Aged 90


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Sir Donald Sinden, the prolific British stage and film actor, has died at the age of 90 after battling cancer.

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Sir Donald Sinden at the UK premiere of Run For Your Wife in 2012.

Sinden died at his home in Romney Marsh, Kent just weeks before his 91st birthday. His son, as the Mail reports, explained how his father had been suffering from prostate cancer for several years. 

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'Call The Midwife' Actress Clare Cathcart Dies Aged 48


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Clare Cathcart, the Northern-Irish actress best known for starring in 'Call The Midwife' and 'Doctors', has died at her home in Brighton - she was 48. 

Miranda HartMiranda Hart had paid tribute to her co-star Clare Cathcart

"It is with huge sadness that we have to report the death of our beloved friend and client Clare Cathcart," a representative for the actress said in a statement.

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Generation Game Mark II: Miranda Hart Is Basically The New Brucey


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Miranda Hart could still front the BBC's newly rebooted Generation Game, despite distancing herself from the revival. Charlotte Moore, the controller of BBC1, said the corporation was "working closely" with Hart on a modern reinvention of the popular gameshow, which began with Bruce Forsyth in 1971. 

Miranda HartIs Miranda Hart fronting the Generation Game?

Moore confirmed plans for the reboot in Monday's Guardian newspaper, though Hart - arguably the most lucrative star at the BBC - said it was the first she had heard of the idea.

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Miranda Hart Taking On Hollywood With Untitled Spy Flick


Miranda Hart Melissa McCarthy

Miranda Hart will be starring alongside Jude Law when she takes on Hollywood as part of a new spy film by Bridesmaids director Paul Feig. The as-of-yet untitled movie is set to begin filming in Budapest on Monday (April 7). 

Miranda HartThis is Miranda Hart's face

The cast sees a host of big names combine, with Jude Law and Miranda Hart joined by ‘Bridesmaids’ star Melissa McCarthy and perennial hard-man actor Jason Statham. The ‘Bridesmaids’ link doesn’t stop there, as director Feig is involved. 

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As Her Sitcom Reaches Finale, Miranda Hart Eyes Arena Tour: Can It Work?


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Miranda Hart is without doubt the most popular British female comedian of the minute, and with the recent season finale of her successful BBC sitcom, Hart is to begin work on writing material for a huge arena tour in 2014. Comedians have an uneasy relationship with huge emotionless hangars, but the likes of Peter Kay, Lee Evans and John Bishop have proven it CAN work.

Miranda has performed sketches and stand-up on the live circuit before, but the success of her TV series means her forthcoming show 'My, What I Call, Live Show' will take in far larger venues, including London's O2 arena. So what can we expect from the tour? The promotional bumf offers, "The award winning Queen of Comedy is on stage doing stand-up for the first time since her hit series Miranda aired on the BBC. Grab a chance to see Miranda's laugh out loud genius live. She wants you to join her party. Expect galloping, attempts at song and dance, and simply - such fun!"

Though there were initial reservations about whether Hart could fill a 15,000 capacity, ticket-buyers quickly allayed any fears. In fact, following Monday night's season three finale of her sitcom, Miranda has announced a handful of extra dates at London's O2 Arena, Manchester Arena, Liverpool Echo Arena, Sheffield Motorpoint Arena, Birmingham's NIA and the new Leeds Arena.   

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Christmas Television Recap - Watch The Best British Programmes And Films Again!


Doctor Who Matt Smith Matthew MacFadyen Maggie Smith Miranda Hart Jimmy Carr Jack Whitehall Jools Holland Wallace And Gromit The Snowman

2012 was another brilliant year when it came to Christmas on the box. As well as some seminal family movies, both old and new, December's festive comedy, sci-fi and drama TV brought us much cheer throughout the holiday season making the couch our favourite place in the world in the run up to Christmas and New Year. Here are our highlights still available to watch on BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Channel 5 online. 

Doctor Who Xmas Special

Doctor Who: The Snowmen

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Miranda Hart

Date of birth

14th December, 1972

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.85






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