Bruce Mackinnon (born 17 October 1978) is an English actor and writer who has appeared in various television programmes and films.Mackinnon was born in Esher, Surrey and was educated at Eton College, before studying drama at The University of Manchester. He began his career in the comedy duo "Mat and Mackinnon" with Mathew Horne. MacKinnon has starred in TV shows such as The Office, The Catherine Tate Show, Smack the Pony and for HBO Rome. Movie credits include Life and Death of Peter Sellers, The Duchess and Vanity Fair. He has also written for television shows such as The Catherine Tate Show, Alistair MacGowan, Johnny Vaughan and for Dara Ó Briain on Live Floor Show. In 2012, Mackinnon was selected to play Sir Andrew Aguecheek in the RSC's 2012 production of Twelfth Night, directed by David Farr. In 2014 Mackinnon has appeared in Inside No. 9 for the BBC. Utopia for Channel 4 and the Marvel Studios movie Guardians of the Galaxy.In 2015 MacKinnon starred in Showtime / Hat Trick Productions Episodes.
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From the billowing gauze of The Meatloaf Suite to the twinkling lights on The Kem & Amber terrace, every detail of Silky Hotel has been designed with obsessive care by romance gurus Jim and Barbara. T...
Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor and bass guitarist John Deacon take the music world by storm when they form the rock 'n' roll band Queen in 1970. Hit songs become ins...
Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor, endangers the fate of his family and business, and his own life, blinded by his ambition to compete in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Race, attempting to become the...
Kill Ben Lyk
Someone is murdering all of the Ben Lyks in London.
1 Movie · 1 TV show
The Last Dragonslayer
In a fantasy world where magic is being lost, an orphan teen discovers she can become a dragonslayer.
The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and republicanism, and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, has revita...
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Top UK comedians relate their favourite historical stories while getting bladdered on a mixture of beers, wines and spirits. Their slurred versions of history are then acted out, word for word, by a h...
There is a rare gift that comes with mixed blessings, and that is the ability to talk to the dead, which sadly now include her husband Adam and her lover Michael.
The Bad Education Movie
Mr Wickers and his class go on a school trip after they finish their exams.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Inside No. 9
An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'
The inspiring saga of the World Cup and the three men who created it is brought to life in an epic, untold story. Three men were driven by their vision and passion to make the World Cup a reality. The...
Guardians of the Galaxy
26 years after being kidnapped, Peter Quill finds himself the prime target of a hunt after discovering an orb wanted by the Accuser.
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Up the Women
The Intricate Craft Circle is in the church hall. Margaret set up her own movement after discovering the Women's Suffrage movement in London. Gwen is the only member who enjoys the craft part of the m...
1 TV show
The first broadcast of Just William was in December of 2010. The Just William books were the basis for the serial. This latest adaptation was written by Simon Nye. The books have not been adapted sinc...
2 TV shows
Big Top was a BBC television situation comedy series which first aired on 25 November 2009 and was set in and around a travelling circus, the show aired on BBC One and BBC HD simultaneously. The serie...
Taking the Flak
The lives of journalists in war zones are the subject of a comedy-drama.
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4 TV shows
Oxford's learned inhabitants throw tough cases at Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway.
Phineas and Ferb
Two kindhearted suburban stepbrothers on summer vacation embark on a new project that upsets their controlling sister, who tries to bust them. Their pet plots against an evil doctor. There is a person...
Rush Hour is a sketch show made by Zeppotron and shown on BBC Three during March and April 2007. The show featured several sketches centred around characters travelling to work, school or otherwise, t...
The dark and mysterious Hyde is threatening Tom's life and family as he learns to cope with it. They have to live in the same body while on the run.
2 TV shows
Home Again was a British sitcom that was broadcast on the British Broadcasting Corporation's One channel. The show starred different generations of people living in the same house. Inbetween days was ...
Lead Balloon is a British television series produced by Open Mike Productions for BBC Four. The series was created and is co-written by comedian Jack Dee and Pete Sinclair. It stars Dee as Rick Spleen...
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The Taming of the Shrew
A young harridan MP married a title in order to advance towards her goal of becoming party leader.
Tensions and romantic crises among a group of friends on a wedding day are the subject of a drama.
Twisted Tales is a dark and stylish comedy drama series. With intense scripts written by a mix of established writers and upcoming talent, each story is a self-contained episode with a mysterious twis...
The show's central character is a divorced reinsurance actuary, Ed Robinson, who realises that reinsurance is not his passion and decides to rethink his life.
Things to Do Before You're 30
A smart, sexy and poignantly accurate comedy drama about a group of twenty-something friends desperately resisting the inevitable.
Pete and Juliet have been together for three years. When she gets home, she mistakes his words and actions for a proposal and before he can correct her mistake, their house is full of family, friends ...
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The Catherine Tate Show
The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of characte...
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
The turbulent personal and professional life of actor Peter Sellers (1925-1980), from his beginnings as a comic performer on BBC Radio to his huge success as one of the greatest film comedians of all ...
Agatha Christie's Marple
Miss Jane Marple is an elderly spinster living in a quiet village. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon murders she helps solve. Although ...
1 TV show
Murder Investigation Team
Murder Investigation Team is a British police procedural drama series that is a spin-off from The Bill. The series is based on the cases of a Murder Investigation Team that were featured in The Bill.