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Boxing Day Preview: Miranda, Doors Open, The Girl and That Dog Can Dance

that dog can dance

And here we have it our final preview looking at the televisual treats that Boxing Day has to offer.

That Dog Can Dance! (ITV1, 8pm)
A Simon Cowell-produced talent show with a difference as this one looks for the most talented dogs in the country. The judging panel consists of dog lovers Bill Bailey and Sharon Osbourne as well as Britain’s Got Talent winner Ashleigh Butler who will also be performing with Pudsey later in the show.

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Robert Lindsay talks about his new role in ‘Spy’

Former My Family actor Robert Lindsay has been telling What’s On TV about his role in Sky1HD’s new comedy ‘Spy’, in which he plays ‘The Examiner’.

Of the role, Robert said, “He doesn’t have a name, which I love, and he inhabits a very dark, mysterious world full of shady characters.

“The main character, Tim (Darren Boyd), comes to meet me having applied for what he thinks is a job with the civil service…”

And when asked, “What’s the real job?” Robert replied, “The Examiner hands him an AK47 and says, ‘You’ve got the job, you’re a spy’… Read more & comment »

Spy coming to Sky 1

via press release:

Sky 1 HD’s latest original comedy SPY (6 x 30’) joins an enviable COMEDY FRIDAY line-up from Friday 14 October at 8.30pm. Created and written by Simeon Goulden (Secret Diary of a Call Girl), SPY puts a twist on the traditional family comedy.

Thirty-something Tim (Darren Boyd, Green Wing, Dirk Gently) has reached a crossroads. Not only is he stuck in a dead-end job at Computer Universe, but he’s locked in a custody battle with nice-as-nettles ex-wife Judith (Dolly Wells, Campus) over son Marcus (newcomer Jude Wright), an utterly precocious nine-year-old who is as happy spending time with his dad as a PETA member would be modeling fur coats. Tim’s world is shaken, and most definitely stirred, however, when he’s accidentally recruited as a trainee spy for MI5, going from zero to hero. Well, sort of…

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Spy coming to Sky 1!

The Bond between a father and son

Sky today announced SPY, the latest addition to the growing comedy slate which will transmit this Autumn on Sky 1 HD.

SPY is the story of Tim, a single father trying to win back the respect and affections of his horribly precocious nine year old son, Marcus. In the hope of proving that he is not a complete loser, Tim quits his dead-end job but his life changes forever when he is accidentally recruited as a trainee spy for MI5.

Tim (Darren Boyd – Case Sensitive, Green Wing, Dirk Gently) struggles as he attempts to juggle family life and his professional life without his secret being discovered, least of all by Marcus, (newcomer Jude Wright).
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