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UKTV unites Fry and Laurie for one-off doc special

UKTV's comedy channel GOLD has commissioned a one-off special which will feature comedians Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry looking back on their 30 year relationship.
June 23, 2010

UKTV’s comedy channel GOLD has commissioned a one-off special which will feature comedians Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry looking back on their 30-year relationship. The special, ordered by UKTV’s director of entertainment Christian Drobnyk and GOLD channel head Paul Moreton and commissioned by UKTV’s director of commissioning Jane Rogerson, will be produced by Tiger Aspect. Fry and Laurie worked together on British series such as Jeeves and Wooster, A Bit of Fry and Laurie and Blackadder, and the programs for GOLD will see the two reminisce and reveal insights into their friendship and careers. The 1×90-minute doc will air on GOLD this fall.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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