Friday, February 11, 2011


Second half of Saturday
and early Sunday

russelltovey: Who knew? Must be a vampire sideline x

(See picture below from Russell Tovey)

russelltovey: I'd quite like a per hyena, they seem like a right laugh x

(See picture below from Russell Tovey)

crisrod7: what's on your back george?

russelltovey: @crisrod7 nina's pashmina x

crisrod7: @russelltovey thank you for answering! I love your show, you act really well and more: you are funny and sweet!

russelltovey: RT @heather_grace92 Hey @russelltovey, my dad's running the London Marathon for charity, any chance you could RT this? :)

MrBrierley: @russelltovey When am I seeing you please? x

russelltovey: @MrBrierley soon? X

russelltovey: I have a White hair in my eyebrow? WTF? X

MissKMonroe: @russelltovey wait till you get one in your pubes!!!

pyroriffic: @russelltovey It just means you have distinguished eyebrows. The rest of you is still immature, but your eyebrows? They're SERIOUS, yo.

russelltovey: @pyroriffic classic ha ha x

wazzafox: @russelltovey oh no! don't pull it out wat eva u do! x

russelltovey: @wazzafox just swore and didn't mean to... Why shouldn't I pull it out? X

wazzafox: @russelltovey sorry if i upset u by sayin it! i feel bad now!! :-( x

russelltovey: @wazzafox don't be sorry! You are adorable x

dottybint: @russelltovey I have white hairs round my fanny - trust me, it could be worse! Imagine finding one on a ball! Or worse, between your teeth!

russelltovey: @dottybint Jesus??? X

dottybint: @russelltovey I know, its not good dear! My bush turned grey overnight - it looked like I was smuggling Santa in my knickers! x

SammyHuntington: I have ONE in my beard. I've named him Damien. Bastard son of Lucifer. RT: @russelltovey: I have a White hair in my eyebrow? WTF? X

leo_richardson: @russelltovey @mrchrissullivan @camdengiles hotter than Ann Widdecombe's bowl hair cut #annewiddecombe

camdengiles: Getting ready now to hit Essex for Bye Bye Birdy with @mrchrissullivan @russelltovey and @leo_richardson - WHAT to wear?

mrchrissullivan: @leo_richardson @russelltovey @camdengiles Can’t wait to see the girls!! X

KW55: @russelltovey You out drinking as well ? Remember the sore head #don'tdoit

russelltovey: Eating lasagna, chip and salad in my local cafe... #excesscarbsbutfuckit x

russelltovey: On the way to see the sensational @mrchrissullivan in Bye Bye Birdie in Ilford and very excited!!! X

leo_richardson: off to see my boys @russelltovey @camdengiles @mrchrissullivan soon for Chris' Bye Bye Birdie. It's gonne be hotter than July in Dubai

Ebeebee71: @russelltovey @mrchrissullivan as i said earlier is great, You will enjoy yourself @mrchrissullivan is very good.

Ebeebee71: @russelltovey You will have a great time 2nite Bye Bye Birdie is great @mrchrissullivan is amazing, He looks rather nice in just his white pants. And as for his legs when he wears a dress he’s got better legs than me!!! Let us know what you think of it when its over.

JoniBlyth: @russelltovey are you on an overground train towards Shenfield? Am in the same carriage, big fan :)

russelltovey: @JoniBlyth I was yeah x

JoniBlyth: @russelltovey i was the guy in the pacman shirt and glasses...

russelltovey: RT @ChrisCreature: @russelltovey @Tom_In_Oz_ RT- Tonight 00:00 BBC HD Channel 'In Passing' starring Russell Tovey is screening as part of the short film season

Tom_In_Oz_ : RT @ChrisCreature: @russelltovey @Tom_In_Oz_ RT - Tonight 00:00 BBC HD Channel 'In Passing' starring Russell Tovey is screening as part of the short film season

issyvb: @ChrisCreature @russelltovey @Tom_In_Oz_ RT wait... is it only on HD???? will it be on iPlayer then? :/

ChrisCreature: @issyvb on iplayer from tomorrow! Enjoy x

issyvb: @ChrisCreature yay! thanks! i'll be watching that then!

John_HF: RT @ChrisCreature: @russelltovey @Tom_In_Oz_ RT - Tonight 00:00 BBC HD Channel 'In Passing' starring Russell Tovey is screening as part of the short film season/

LadyNarNarnar: @russelltovey hi! How are you? You’re fab! Can't wait for Sunday should be good I feel rubbish any good tips for a pick me up?? Xxx

russelltovey: @LadyNarNarnar Ricky Martin album’s on repeat? X

russelltovey: @mrchrissullivan is legendary... I am very proud of my mate x

russelltovey: RT @WRHarvey: @russelltovey please retweet to help find a missing school friend.Father vows to keep up search for missing son

boydhilton: @russelltovey @mrchrissullivan well done Chris! Sorry I missed it. How was my home town of Ilford? x

Tom_In_Oz_: @boydhilton @mrchrissullivan Chris was kind and sent some pics for the Tovey blog. He was a bit sick with a bad cold and pulled thru OK...xx

KoyisPsionic: Had the most AMAZING night! Went to see 'Bye Bye Birdie'. Ridiculously great! @mrchrissullivan's voice (and hips) were on fire! 10/10! :)

jockmctavish007: @russelltovey I'm bored of you, dam maggot...and reading your unorginal bullshite..

russelltovey: @jockmctavish007 don't follow me then mate

wil_graham: @russelltovey WOW... Jock aint happy is he? lol...

Tom_In_Oz: @russelltovey Just ignore Jock...he does it to lots of's his fave game to play!

AndyBlackheath: @russelltovey I love ur tweets! Must be harsh to get stuff like that... Why would u bother!?

imjustanerd: @Tom_In_Oz_ Oh wow, that's so mean!

issyvb: @russelltovey @jockmctavish007 maggot?! really?! come on jock, practice what you preach

Tom_In_Oz_: @imjustanerd Yes and jockmctavish007 is really a man called Bruce Johnson - he's hit a few celebs with rubbish @russelltovey

Linesskeeper: @jockmctavish007 Aw, leave @russelltovey alone , I thought it was quaint ^_^

KoyisPsionic: Finally met my Idol + love of my life, @russelltovey. I can't even express how happy I am! Thank you so much

russelltovey: @KoyisPsionic nice meeting you too Koy you absolute gent x

KoyisPsionic: @russelltovey Aww, Russell! :'). Thanks for tweeting me! Made me scream lol. You really are the best. Tell Chris I said huge congrats plz. X

alexkitney: @russelltovey i was the really rubbish bar guy at the theatre tonight, sorry i'm a bit shit, first time doing it and when i saw you i was...a bit starstruck

issyvb: @KoyisPsionic @russelltovey oh good for you! 1 dream ticked off the list!

jackapot: @russelltovey think I just spotted you loitering in tot court road tube?

RyanJL: Haha just informed that @russelltovey 'favourited' a tweet I sent when he joined Twitter. ACTUALLY FAVOURITED. This has made my day.

Tom_In_Oz_: @RyanJL This is a copy of what the "favourited" tweet said: @russelltovey Ahh hello RT! Following!

RyanJL: @Tom_In_Oz_ So I see! I don't even remember sending it but very nice to know he saw it back then lol.

Tom_In_Oz_: @RyanJL It was one of the first things I put up on the blog way back when @russelltovey joined Twitter

WerewolfWhite: @russelltovey as your tweeting mr tovey just like to say that at this current time you are my favourite and best actor anywhere right now :)

russelltovey: @WerewolfWhite and you are my most favourite Jamie ever x

carlybaby: @russelltovey sponsored by Aquascutum ;-) xx

russelltovey: @carlybaby I am tonight yep x

12:15am Sunday 13-2-2011

russelltovey: @boydhilton on way into town now boydy x

boydhilton: @russelltovey wow that might be too late a night for little me. I have a 13-mile walk tomorrow morning! x

russelltovey: @boydhilton you are missed... A Boyd shaped void x

Tom_In_Oz_: @russelltovey @boydhilton I'm sure Boyd will be buoyed by your comment re void!

boydhilton: @russelltovey aw thanks man. Have a hot night without me. x

danieldinev92: @russelltovey I am trying so hard to get a response from you! :D please answer me or I will make something insane soon :D

danieldinev92: @Tom_In_Oz_ I read your blog, really good one! I am trying to get a response from Russell actually without any success :(

Tom_In_Oz_: @danieldinev92 He’s got 31 thousand people sending things daily...hard to catch him...just keep trying mate...get a nude avatar works wonders LOL!

Tom_In_Oz_: RT @russelltovey: @danieldinev92 I read your blog. Really good one! I am trying to get a response from Russell without any success @russelltovey - Keep trying

russelltovey: @danieldinev92 hello hello hello !!! Chill x

Tom_In_Oz_: Thanks @russelltovey for making @danieldinev92's dreams come true...only another 30 thousand followers to say hello to plus blog followers x

KoyisPsionic: @Tom_In_Oz_ OMG, the legendary Tom in Oz. I love your blog! Here's one of the pictures I took of us thanks! :).

(Below picture of Koy with Russell Tovey)

Tom_In_Oz_: @KoyisPsionic Thanks Koy you have made my day. Your photo is much appreciated @russelltovey & I are the same height so obv I'd look up 2 U 2.

joey_curran: @russelltovey hope u enjoyed the show! And didn't get shot walking through il-town!!! Obv my backstage skillz where the best prt of the shw?

russelltovey: @joey_curran big time! Back stage owned it x

joey_curran: @russelltovey oh can u follow me in any way shape or form! U know u wanna! X

joey_curran: @russelltovey knew it!!! Should have had a bow really! Did u love the nightlife of il-twn?!

camdengiles: Very proud of the amazing @mrchrissullivan

issyvb: @russelltovey watched ur short story “In Passing”, beautiful, got a lump at the back of my throat, Lesley Sharp was amazing, tell the prod team well done.

kristianLfoster: @russelltovey Saw your good self this evening in a rather late club and didn't have the guts to say hello!! So hi!

danieldinev92: omgomgomg x D thank you @Tom_In_Oz_ and @russelltovey x D you're awesome !!! :D

Tom_In_Oz_: @danieldinev92 @russelltovey Yep I know Mr Tovey bent the rules just to save you from doing something desperate...BTW you are blogged LOL xx

danieldinev92: @Tom_In_Oz_ @russelltovey I am a bit of a star struck :D and I looove Being Human x d ^ ^ George is Awesome! oh and thanks for the blogging :D



In attendance 12-2-2011 will be Chris Sullivan's friend and supporter Russell Tovey - funds will be for the Meningitis Foundation.

mrchrissullivan: QOTD - If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably well worth it. (or £400 in my case - no names!)

Tom_In_Oz_: @mrchrissullivan it's only about 3 weeks away before you head to Oz isn't it?

mrchrissullivan: @Tom_In_Oz_ yep!

Tom_In_Oz_: @mrchrissullivan it's tonight Rusty and gang are coming to see you isn't it. Have fun. #ByeByeBirdie

jaybs: @mrchrissullivan Hope your enjoying the run at KM Theatre, it will be good tonight with The Sisters present! J xx

mrchrissullivan: @jaybs thanks John- they passed me the ticket you bought- well appreciated! Thank you x

mrchrissullivan: @Tom_In_Oz_ hopefully- trains permitting- just A's I have a cold and cough hit me- great!

Tom_In_Oz_: @mrchrissullivan I don't swear much Chris but SHIT of all nights mate!!! Rest up and plenty of Asthma puffer...or similar vocal spray!

jaybs: @mrchrissullivan I know it was only a small donation, but I wanted you to know I was supporting You! J xx

Tom_In_Oz_: @jaybs @mrchrissullivan Nice one Mr. John. I didn’t think of it myself!

mrchrissullivan: @Ebeebee71 about “break a leg” - curtain weights used to have wooden pieces called legs in them - lots of applause - lots of up/down of curtain

Ebeebee71: @mrchrissullivan Try & see you later Mr at the Kenneth Moore Theatre, Claire will be the young girl (Although she is 21) in a wheelchair sat in front row me behind

mrchrissullivan: @Ebeebee71 will see you there and after by the front doors - hope you enjoy x

Being Human it’s a state of mind!


russelltovey: Just did an interview for Fantastic Man magazine, about my London... It's reaffirmed even more for me about much I love this city! X

JKCorden: @russelltovey Me too my Russ. Me too x

bobballardsport: @russelltovey good boy, so many people are keen to knock it, it's great to hear people like you endorsing what a great place it is.

swingingrock: @russelltovey 'Last Night, Another Soldier' was a great piece of radio. Well done for tackling the subject so well.

russelltovey: @swingingrock thank you! It was a brilliant script x

nofoodsnob: @russelltovey Is that you doing the ad for Pratt's Bottom???

russelltovey: @nofoodsnob indeed x

russelltovey: "He who is bored of London is bored of life..." Johnson x

2_Seven: @russelltovey Or . . just bored of London. #londonsmells

TopCatTC69: @russelltovey What about being bored of Bangor, North Wales? Anything to say about that!?!

StrictlyDancer: @russelltovey We don't expect celebs to come to our amateur shows I guess. Course there will be some who know you instantly and mob you x

StrictlyDancer: @russelltovey I wonder how many in tonight audience will look at you and think "I know him from somewhere but where?" lol enjoy BBB at KMT

gary_andrew1: @russelltovey it's not just your London (lol)....I need to move but love #Manchester too.

russelltovey: @gary_andrew1 it's all mine mate, I will fight you for it! X

speedbirdbhx: @russelltovey it's tired not bored to be precise x

russelltovey: @speedbirdbhx I've updated it x

JKCorden: @lloydicusE @russelltovey My Em x

russelltovey: @JKCorden my jim x

JKCorden: @russelltovey my russ x

Spot_E: @JKCorden @russelltovey get a room you two already! (I can recommend strawberry flavoured lubricant)

russelltovey: @Spot_E raspberry is nicer ;-) x

JKCorden: @alanlaw @russelltovey My Alan x

alanlaw: “@JKCorden: @russelltovey my russ x” oi why do I not get tweets like that *huffs*

JKCorden: @alanlaw @russelltoveyMy Alan x

alanlaw: “@JKCorden: @alanlaw @russelltovey My Alan x” that makes being stuck in Brescia airport bearable :) cheers Mr C

alanlaw: “@russelltovey: @JKCorden MY Alan x” I shall frame this lol

russelltovey: @JKCorden MY Alan x

JKCorden: @alanlaw @russelltovey NO! You're MY Alan. Back off my Russ. She's mine x

alanlaw: @JKCorden @russelltovey lol

Lucy_Lu_Lop: @russelltovey @JKCorden MY CHINESE!

jonesyinc1: @russelltovey @jkcorden awww, can anyone play?

russelltovey: #CulturEars I love Lynn Chadwick and the exhibition at Osborne Samuel gallery is lovely x

issyvb: @russelltovey #culturEars sounds a good one, wheres the gallery based? i'll add it to my gallery list, got through 3 yesterday, now sufferin

russelltovey: @issyvb Bruton Street, it's only a little gallery but crammed with work x :-)

issyvb: @russelltovey oh i know Bruton street! may just have to go there then! i was only down the rd from it yesterday, but was at the RA instead!

russelltovey: @issyvb the modern sculpture show is awesome right? X

lifefrommyworld: @russelltovey his son Daniel is also incredibly talented. His work much mire angular

russelltovey: @lifefrommyworld seriously? I will check it out x x

violetfrosting: @russelltovey *cough* er, actually ...

russelltovey: @violetfrosting I know... I've given him a contemporary twist x

russelltovey: @JKCorden she is mine, all mine, I saw her first... Alan is MY Alan no one elses... Let me have something my Jim, I'm lonely without you x

JKCorden: @russelltovey We'll share. OK? Alternate. x

   MITCHELL: Can I have a word?GEORGE: But… oh. Can’t it wait until the morning, or at least until after I’ve peed?MITCHELL: Oh yeah, yeah, yeah. After you pee.[…]GEORGE: I can’t go now!

"Blogging History it's just one f*cking thing after another!"

FoxyLorri64: @Tom_In_Oz_ Your Russell blog is wonderful Tom..I have just started following :O))

Tom_In_Oz_: @FoxyLorri64 well of course the @russelltovey blog is worth following it is full of Tovey goodness...with sauce added by @Tom_In_Oz_

FoxyLorri64: @Tom_In_Oz_ Fruity sauce I hope I love it it's just crammed full of fabulous info & great pics etc :O) X

issyvb: @FoxyLorri64 @Tom_In_Oz_ agreed! keep up the good work!

issyvb: come on @twitter amuse me!

Tom_In_Oz_: @issyvb @twitter I was dancing naked on the computer rug (long story) and guess what we got rain happening WTF I have a powerful dance obv!

jkirkland1977: RT @issyvb: @Tom_In_Oz_ @russelltovey

I shall be part of Blogging History forever more I'm sure!

Tom_In_Oz_: @jkirkland1977 @russelltovey well Jenny that makes U part of History too. "Blogging History it’s just one f*ucking thing after another!”


“George, would you like to have a little hairy baby?”


“Yes, I would.”

Who Wants
Russell Tovey's Doodle?

Last time I checked Russell's doodle was on e-Bay and selling for charity at 60 pounds. You can make a bid here

Russell Tovey:

Bad Moon Rising

As the only cast member to be part of Being Human since the original pilot, Russell Tovey has watched the show grow in cult status – and he’s loved every minute of it, as he explains to Paul Simpson on the set of the third season.

Do you like the 1970s feel of the group’s new home, Honolulu Heights?

Yeah – it’s a massive set, and gives the show a lot more scope. We’re in Cardiff as well, which is great for the story because you feel fresher in a new environment. There’s new things to explore, new props in the house and new furniture to jump over!

What’s been the biggest challenge for you playing George?

Keeping him fresh, I suppose, keeping them all alive! I think that challenge really lies with the writers – we just get given the material and we bring that to life.

We’ve been really blessed that new guest writers have come in, and Toby still has these incredible ideas and this story arc you can connect to. The hard work is done by them. If it was us having to write it, I think we’d all be panicking now – we would have run out of ideas! But they keep going.

How much input do you get?

I think we put ideas in about what we’d like to appear, and what we’d like to do, and Toby can take them or ignore them… normally he ignores them! They know how we are with our characters, and they write for us. A lot of writers say when they have the actor in mind, they find it easier to write.

Are we likely to see Herrick again – and what will that mean for George?

Herrick does come back, but he doesn’t appear for the first few episodes. That’s terrifying for George. The thing is with this world, nothing is the end. So when he appears, it sends George back into shock. He’s killed this guy, ripped his head off, and there is he again, no scars, absolutely fine. How do you explain that? It defies all laws of anything.

It’s a bizarre situation when Herrick comes back. Everything gets explained – but that’s spoilers…

You’re surrounded by more werewolves this season…

Brilliant, isn’t it? Finally, more werewolves! I think because this season George and Nina really settle into each other and they know they’ve got each other, they feel more open to exploring, and because she ends up pregnant, we open ourselves to more werewolf people.

Before, George didn’t want anything to do with them: he transforms, but he’s human the rest of the time. But now he wants to know everything because they’re going to bringing this wolf cub up – or a baby up, whatever it is. They want to know all the folklore, everything that is to do with it.

It’s great to have more werewolves around. It’s good for the fans, just to see that opening up, and good for us to have Robson Greene and Michael Socha around, because they’re lots of fun. About time – we’ve had a million vampires!

Have you been watching other werewolf films, like the recent Benicio del Toro movie?

I’ve not seen The Wolfman yet, but right back in the day, I did all the research for George. The thing is, he’s so different to any werewolf that’s been depicted in TV, books, or film, you make it your own.

A lot of the stuff in the transformations is a homage to An American Werewolf in London, but when it comes down to character, it’s all Toby’s doing.

Has George stopped looking for a cure?

Yes. All he’s ever wanted to be is normal, have kids and be in love with someone. Now he’s met someone. They’re as normal as their normal can be. Yes, he’s given her the curse but she’s accepted it now. They’re both aware of each other, they both look after each other.

She gets pregnant, they’re about to have kids, they’ve both got jobs again – they’ve got the condition under control with the basement in the house where they can change. Life feels great.

In that vein, Mitchell kind of gets left on the wayside a bit, because suddenly everything that George has been striving for is happening, and Mitchell’s wondering, “Where do I stand now?” That’s where Mitchell’s story goes off, and it’s much harder this year. We’ve always been dragging him back to humanity, and now it feels like George is saying, “Mitchell you’ve got to sort yourself out now.”

Are the characters settled down?

Once Annie comes back, they feel that they’re sorted and life’s great – which is a positive for George and Nina, and Annie… but for Mitchell, it’s a negative that life is so great because what has he really got going for him? He always has to destroy. The animal in him always has to come out, and he has to serve that.

What’s the big bad for this year?

It comes from within… Tricks end up being played amongst the group from an outside influence. People are being brainwashed into believing one thing.

Mitchell killing the people on the train is another huge storyline: will anybody discover? It’s the big news story, like at the time of the Ipswich Prostitute Murders. You see it every day but you’d never guess that your friend or your partner was responsible. That’s a cloud that looms over the whole series for everyone – it’s about whether that discovery comes out.

What’s the coolest thing about playing the part?

It’s such a cool show. The storylines are so brilliant, so is the writing. As an actor, I want to play every emotion, so in the space of an episode I’m naked, laughing, crying, being stupid, over the top and earnest. I like the emotional arc: it’s great to play as an actor. Now it’s the third series and it’s got a big following – it’s nice to keep going back and doing it when people are behind it.

It’s been a massive part of my life. It’s all positive feelings: it’s a dream, really, because when you get involved with a project you want people to watch it and like it. With this show they do. That’s awesome.

Being Human airs on BBC Three on Sunday nights.

Screen Daily - Feb 10, 2011

Grabbers - The Movie

Shooting has just wrapped on Jon Wright¹s comedy monster film Grabbers, which is being unleashed on Berlin¹s EFM by international sales company Salt.

Synopsis: When blood sucking squid monsters invade a sleepy island off the coast of Ireland, the locals realize that the only way to fight them off is to get drunk, after they discover that the monsters are allergic to alcohol.

Director: Jon Wright

Writer: Kevin Lehane

Producers: Kate Myers and Tracy Brimm of Forward Films, along with Martina

Niland of Samson Films, James Martin and Eduardo Levy of High Treason

Productions and Piers Tempest

Cast: Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley and Russell Tovey

Distributors: Sony (UK) and Ascot Elite (Germany)

Country of production: Ireland and UK

Filming locations: Ireland (Belfast and Donegal)

Status: post production

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