Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender

So Hot Right Now #24

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March 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Emmys For Chris & Rhys

We mentioned a few weeks ago that both Chris O’Dowd and Rhys Thomas were nominated for International Emmy Awards, and we are pleased to announce that the 41st International Emmy Awards took place yesterday at the New York Hilton and there were some TVO faces there to accept awards! Rhys [...]

November 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Onions At The Emmys!

TVO is pleased to hear that both Rhys Thomas and Chris O’Dowd have been nominated for International Emmy Awards! O’Dowd’s sitcom Moone Boy, soon set to return for a second series, has been nominated for the International Emmy for Comedy – an award previously won by The [...]

October 9, 2013 // 1 Comment

A D’or Red Roses For Rhys, Darling…

Rhys Thomas has been awarded a Rose D’or for The Arts at the 2013 Awards in Brussels, for his much acclaimed documentary Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender. The feature length piece which aired last Autumn, acted as both a compendium to Rhys’ previous documentary Days Of Our Lives [...]

June 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

The Show Goes On One!

Rhys Thomas’ new documentary on the life of Freddie Mercury is to air on BBC One in October. The feature length The Great Pretender is the follow up to the acclaimed two-part BBC4 documentary around Mercury’s band Queen, Days Of Our Lives – which was the grand finale to the [...]

September 22, 2012 // 0 Comments