Paul Copley

British Actor

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The Nest Egg

The Nest Egg

This short British film in which Paul plays lead Ernie has recently been selected for The Beverly Hills Film Festival - April 26th - 30th. Earlier this month the film received a Best Short Film Award at NIFF in India and Paul also received a Special Commendation in their Best Actor category.

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Trust Me

Trust Me

Filming has recently begun in Scotland on Dan Sefton’s (Good Karma Hospital, Delicious, Mr Selfridge) character-led contemporary and psychological thriller, Trust Me – a gripping story about a woman’s attempt to start a new life. Paul plays Arthur Hardacre.
Airing on BBC One, Trust Me is made by RED Production Company through BBC Scotland and will be internationally distributed by StudioCanal.

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Doctors

Doctors

Doctors recently won a Writers Guild of Great Britain award for Best Long Running TV Series. The award was for Doctors, Series 18, Episode 29, “There is No Place” by Claire Bennett, first broadcast on BBC One in May 2016. Paul played Andrew Hantley.

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Tom Wrigglesworth

Tom Wrigglesworth

If you missed it first time around theres a second chance to hear series 2 of this hugely popular radio comedy on BBC Radio 4. When the lights from a new zebra crossing outside Tom's parent's house causes insomnia in the Wrigglesworth household, Tom's dad, played by Paul, is forced to take matters into his own hands and cause a fuss. Not perhaps in the way everyone else would though...
Monday 23rd January 11.30 BBC Radio 4

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SAG Awards

SAG Awards

The hugely popular ITV drama series Downton Abbey in which Paul plays farmer Mr Mason, has received its fifth successive nomination in this prestigious Best Ensemble category at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
The awards are held in Los Angeles on Sunday 29th January

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Last Tango in Halifax

Last Tango in Halifax

The first in a two-part festive special catching up with Alan, Celia and their families. Two years after the death of her wife, Caroline faces further changes when she hears about a job at a different school, with her mother and Alan not too happy at the thought of her moving away, but it seems their amateur dramatics is their prime concern. Family drama, starring Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker. Paul plays Harry.
BBC One Monday 19th, Tuesday 20th December at 9pm

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The Coroner

The Coroner

A new series of The Coroner starts on Monday on BBC One. Paul appears in episode 4 "The Beast of Lighthaven", written by Kit Lambert on Thursday 24th November.
BBC One Monday 21st November at 2.15

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Last Tango

Last Tango in Halifax

Filming is now complete on ‘Last Tango in Halifax series 4’ - two bumper seasonal episodes ideal for transmission during the Christmas period. Sally Wainwright's hugely successful series, popular on both sides of the Atlantic, stars Anne Reid and Derek Jacobi as well as Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker. Paul will again play Harry Wallace, friend and thorn in the side of Alan - Derek Jacobi. The new series, a Red Production for BBC TV, is directed by Juliet May and produced by Karen Lewis

Moving On

Moving On

A second chance to see Paul in the BBC One drama series Moving On. Series of dramas linked by a central theme: how to 'move on' and pass turning points in life
Paul plays Ronnie in 'Passengers'. Ronnie's world is shattered when a momentary lapse of memory causes an accident that will change his life forever.
BBC One Tuesday 15th November at 2.15

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The Bash

The Bash

60th Anniversary Fundraiser, THE BASH. It’s going to be a fast fun frolic through the Royal Court back catalogue! It takes place on Wednesday evening 2nd November. Rita, Sue & Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar was first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in 1982 - Joanne Whalley was Rita; Lesley Manville, Sue; and Paul was Bob. Paul will join Joanne and Lesley in an excerpt from this seminal play 34 years on from their original performances.

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Broken

Broken

Filming has begun in Liverpool on Jimmy McGovern’s new 6 part series for BBC TV, working title “Broken” starring Sean Bean. Ashley Pearce is directing for LA Productions, exec producer Colin McKeown. Paul will play Joe Kerrigan in three episodes alongside David McLelland and Steve Garti (pictured).

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Last Tango in Halifax

Last Tango in Halifax

Filming is to commence on Monday 3rd October for Last Tango in Halifax series 4 and should be completed in time for Christmas transmission. Sally Wainwright’s hugely popular and successful series will again be produced by Karen Lewis for Red Production Company and directed by Juliet May. Paul will again play Harry, grandad of Ellie played by Katherine Rose Morley (pictured).

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