These days many actors most associated with comic work are doing more and more travel documentaries for the television whether it be Joanna Lumley, Griff Rhys Jones or Ade Edmondson, it seems that any one of them will jet off round the globe if it means a free holiday and I’m assuming plenty of cash. The latest name to add to this bunch is Martin Clunes who has already travelled the UK for ITV1 and now travels to Madagascar to examine the plight of the lemurs who live there and what is being done to preserve their legacy.
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Martin Clunes has enjoyed a long and illustrious career on TV, starring in hit sitcoms Men Behaving Badly, Reggie Perrin and more recently, Doc Martin.
However, while speaking to TV Choice magazine about his trip to Madagascar for forthcoming ITV documentary Martin Clunes: The Lemurs Of Madagascar, he revealed that he never rests on his laurels and just expects work to come to him.
He said, “I always worry that it’ll all dry up and I won’t be able to pay for anything.
“But I think anybody who’s self-employed never loses that. It’s a constant worry.”
However, in addition to the shows above, Martin has also starred in Saving Grace, Jeeves and Wooster and Shakespeare in Love. He also played the lead role in ITV’s production of Goodbye Mr Chips and he played the part of William in another hit sitcom, William and Mary… Read more & comment »