Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 2003
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
N/A
Country
Canada
Network
The Movie Network TV Network
Genre
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Slings & Arrows (CA)

In the fictional town of New Burbage, legendary theatrical madman Geoffrey Tennant returns to the Festival, the site of his greatest triumph and most humiliating failure, to assume the artistic directorship after the sudden death of his mentor, Oliver Welles. When he arrives he finds that Oliver is still there, in spirit anyway, and with his guidance Geoffrey attempts to reconcile with his past.

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03x06 The Promised End Aired: Aug. 28, 2006

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 3 seasons and 18 episodes air in 2003.

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  • Paul Gross plays Geoffrey Tennant, a stage actor best known (before his mental breakdown) for his performance as Hamlet. In an episode of Due South (CA) (1994) titled "A Hawk and a Handsaw",…
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    Paul Gross plays Geoffrey Tennant, a stage actor best known (before his mental breakdown) for his performance as Hamlet. In an episode of Due South (CA) (1994) titled "A Hawk and a Handsaw", Gross' character Benton pretends to be insane, not unlike the character of Hamlet. The name of the episode comes from a line in Hamlet where he tells Rosencrantz and Guildenstern that he can "tell a hawk from a handsaw" - that he is sane.
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  • Michael Polley (Frank) and Sarah Polley (Sophie) are real-life father and daughter. In 2012, 'Sarah Polley' directed a documentary called Stories We Tell in which she reveals that Michael…
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    Michael Polley (Frank) and Sarah Polley (Sophie) are real-life father and daughter. In 2012, 'Sarah Polley' directed a documentary called Stories We Tell in which she reveals that Michael Polley is not actually her biological father, but she still considers him to be her real father.
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  • The fictional town of New Burbage as well as their primarily Shakespeare-based theatre festival is based on the Stratford Festival, located in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
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