Archives for September 2010

THE DAY RUSSELL'S DREAM CAME TRUE

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Garret Keogh, Online Editor | 15:27 PM, Friday, 24 September 2010


Time to let you in on a little-known Being Human secret...

Once upon a time (August 2009 to be exact), Russell Tovey was up to his usual mischief on set and started chatting to the BH Blog team about action figures. It was his ambition to get a mini-Russell made, and he wanted the viewers' ideas for the design. So far so fun, but that's not the end of the story. What not a lot of people know is that Russell DID actually get a lovingly-crafted action figure made by Andi Mears the BH2 Costume Assistant and today we can reveal the never-before-seen pictures of Russell's dream come true...

George and his dolls

The gift was revealed in the final week of filming at the end of November last year.

The George side of the box

Russell was surprised and amazed by Andi's handiwork. The two figures came in an ingenious double-sided box, with one half dedicated to George the man and the other to George the werewolf. (Unconfirmed reports suggest it was a shoebox with the lid glued on the bottom).

The werewolf side of the box

Here's what the kit contained...
- Wolf doll complete with fangs and claws
- George doll complete with trademark specs and blue fleece
- Holdall for carrying transformation kit
- Tracksuit
- Spare trainers
- Bottle of water
- Bananas
- Chicken... on a string, of course.

As you can see Russell loved his gift...

...and that, dear reader, was the day Russell's dream came true.

LENORA ON ACTING

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Garret Keogh, Online Editor | 18:15 PM, Friday, 3 September 2010

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"With great power comes great responsibility" said, er... someone important. It may have been Spiderman's uncle? Yes, I think it was.

Anyway, we here at BH Blog Towers have a responsibility to give you what you want, so when it became clear you weren't getting enough Lenora in your lives we made it our mission to sort it out.

Today Lenora gives us her top acting tips, adding to the fabulous advice from Sinead Keenan. And since Lenora is great at the comedy stuff (as well as being sexy, dramatic and the rest) we got her take on how to be funny.

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