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Claes Bang joins Stephen Merchant's The Offenders

The Dracula and The Affair vet will star in the BBC/Amazon dramedy about a group of strangers completing their community payback sentence in Bristol, England. Bang will play a mysterious and terrifying London gang boss, who is chasing a debt owed by the offenders.
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FIRST LOOK: Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson trades the corset for a high-vis vest as she joins co-stars Christopher Walken and Stephen Merchant on the set of The Offenders

A quiet Bristol park served as the unlikely setting for a star-studded new drama on Tuesday as filming commenced on the set of forthcoming BBC series The Offenders. Eleanor Tomlinson, best known for her role as Demelza in raunchy period romp Poldark, led the way - but the petticoats and corsets were traded for a high-visibility vest as she prepared to carry out community service as Gabby, one of the show's central characters.
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‘The Office’: The 1 Thing Stephen Merchant Believes the Characters Did to Make the Show Successful

The Office star Brian Baumgartner has made it his objective to figure out why people loved the series so much when it was on. But he also wants to find out why audiences continue to love the series today. During a conversation with Stephen Merchant, co-writer and co-director of the British version of the series, Baumgartner discovered the one thing The Office characters did that helped make the show so successful.

Stephen Merchant joins cast of A Boy Called Christmas

Stephen Merchant is to star in 'A Boy Called Christmas'. The 46-year-old actor will lend his voice to the role of Miika the mouse in Gil Kenan's festive flick. The film is based on Matt Haig's best-selling book of the same name with Kenan adapting the screenplay with Ol Parker.