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Damian O’Hare on TV: “Northern Lights” and “The Royal”

Posted in the royal, tv with tags , , , on 19 August, 2014 by ambarussa

Good times for British viewers! We start with one of Damian’s earlier roles, as Donal in the fourth episode of “Northern Lights” (2006):



Don’t miss it: tomorrow, 20th August, 10pm, ITV3.

On 27th of August, 2pm, ITV3 will start the rerun of “The Royal” episodes featuring Damian O’Hare as Dr. Nick Burnett.


Have fun!

Damian O’Hare in Hell on Wheels and The Royal

Posted in hell on wheels, the royal, tv with tags , , , , , on 9 July, 2013 by ambarussa

Not at the same time, though that would make a fun episode.

ITV4 has picked up “Hell on Wheels” and is currently running the first series of the show on 10pm on Tuesdays. This is the perfect way to catch up with the story until the start of series three, which will premier on AMC on Saturday, August 10, 9|8c. It’s a rather darkish Western Drama and far more realistic than what’s usually running under that label. I’m not much of a Western fan myself, but if you enjoy that genre or gritty history drama, I can really recommend the show. Good story, solid acting, high standard of production.

And yes, Damian O’Hare will be on the show. I know he isn’t listed anywhere. I didn’t make it up, just give it time. I’m sure we’ll get an update, latest for the premiere of season 4. 5. Whatever.

ITV4 will rerun series 7 of The Royal starting on 12th July, 2.45pm. Don’t miss Damian O’Hare as Dr Nick Burnett, saving Brownies, lost kittens and girls in bikinis nurses in distress!


“Trust me, I’m The Doctor!”


“The Royal” ITV3 Re-run Dates / New Charity

Posted in charity, the royal, tv, website with tags , , , , , on 19 November, 2012 by ambarussa

Here are the dates for the re-runs of the first eight episodes of series 7 of “The Royal” (the ones featuring Damian O’Hare as Dr. Nick Burnett) on ITV3. I have no news regarding programming during the holidays yet, but I’ll let you know about the re-runs of episodes 9 – 12 as soon as possible.

Wed 12 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/1   Against All Odds
Thu 13 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/2   On the Road
Fri 14 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/3   Blood’s Thicker Than Water
Mon 17 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/4   Slings and Arrows
Tue 18 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/5   To Love and to Lose
Wed 19 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/6   Stolen Dreams
Thu 20 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/7   Home from the Hill
Fri 21 December, 2012, 2.20pm 7/8   Pastures New


After five years of supporting HeroRats, it was time for a change (no worries, the heroic rodents will continue to be supported, but privately). Our new charity of choice is

Magic Breakfast!

They deliver free, healthy breakfast foods to UK primary schools with more than 50% free school meals. In each one of those schools, children start the day too hungry to learn, and a hungry child is often unable to concentrate in class. Magic Breakfast provides a healthy breakfast to 6,000 children each morning, as essential fuel for learning. This improves child attendance, punctuality, concentration and behaviour. All for just 22p a day.

I’ve been involved with social work for a long time, and used to work in an institution for male teenagers with “behavioural issues”. I met 15 years olds who never had a decent breakfast in their lives. Every child fed by Magic Breakfast is a child who gets a chance – to learn, to grow, to thrive, to dream. And for every child who has that chance, there’s one teenager less who hasn’t.

Thanks to the generosity of Damian’s fans, we already managed to drum up £ 220 for Magic Breakfast.

The next target is £ 500; if you’d like to help us getting there, you can learn more and donate by clicking on the button below:

Usual disclaimer: this is the charity of choice of the Webgnome running this site.

In completely different news: the sidebar of the blog has been changed; I hope it’s less cluttered and easier to navigate now. It should make browsing on mobile devices easier.

The Royal: The Return of Dr. Nick Burnett

Posted in the royal, tv with tags , , , on 7 November, 2012 by ambarussa

I just learned that ITV3 is showing daily re-runs of “The Royal”, all seasons right up to Christmas! This means that, come December, you can enjoy once again Damian O’Hare as Dr. Burnett; saving Brownies, puppies and lovelorn nurses! Christmas is saved!

“The Royal” has it all:

Wet t-shirt contests…

… UST …

… intrigues …

… ehr, things …

… medical mysteries …

… and smooches!

You know you want to watch it, don’t you.

Don’t miss the fun! I’ll post the dates and times of the individual episodes as soon as I know them.

TV: “Foyle’s War – Among The Few” repeat on ITV3

Posted in tv with tags , , , , on 10 October, 2011 by ambarussa

Here’s your chance to catch one of Damian O’Hare’s early TV appearances!

ITV3 will repeat the episode “Among The Few” of “Foyle’s War” on Saturday, 22 October, 9pm.

Damian O'Hare as Sean Halloran and Lisa Kay as Connie Dewar in "Foyle's War - Among The Few"

Foyle uncovers a black market gasoline racket. Two of the girls working at the local depot are seeing Andrew and his best friend from the unit. Sam goes undercover at the depot, but when one of the girls is found murdered, Andrew becomes a suspect.

Damian plays “Sean O’Halloran, an Irish fuel worker who tries to charm all the ladies but has a darker, more dangerous edge. He would think nothing of roughing up a woman to get what he wanted. Suspected IRA links but thankfully his bomb making skills this time are about as successful as his charm.”

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