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Back in Business on theatrical release - plus Barrie gallery!

2 February, 2007

As previously reportedChris Barrie is starring alongside Martin Kemp, Dennis Waterman and Brian "Voice That Goes Up To 11" Blessed in Brit caper movie Back in Business.

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The film, from first-time feature-film director Chris Munro, opens on February 9th in a limited run and has snagged a great collection of the film's Barrie-based stills.

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The plot, according to the makers, goes like this:

The space race has been dominated for decades by two rival superpowers, but just when they thought they were alone, a new force has arrived. Britain has developed an amazing space exploration buggy that might solve the planet's energy problems. But will Britain's greatest achievement become one conman's finest hour?

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Will Spencer (Martin Kemp) and his right hand man/master of disguise Tom Marks (Chris Barrie) will re-unite alongside Will's niece Fiona (Joanna Taylor), head of marketing at the British Space Centre, and Travis (Stefan Booth), Tom's accident-prone son, in a series of comical misadventures spanning across the United Kingdom and beyond!

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In this fun family movie, our unlikely heroes will create a plan the likes of which the world has never before seen, to steal what every government wants. And the only person that stands in their way is Scotland Yard's worst detective (Dennis Waterman).

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Together they will use the UK's highly developed space technology to outsmart the world's most powerful ambassadors, and ultimately help put the 'Great' back into Great Britain.

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Back in Business is on limited release in Apollo Cinemas around the UK. If you're close to any of the following places, seek it out and post a review on our Webboard:

Altringham, Cheshire
Barrow in Furness, Lancashire
Burnley, Lancashire
Fareham, Hampshire
Kingsbridge, Devon
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Morcambe, Lancashire
Paignton, Devon
Port Talbot, South Wales
Regent Street, London
Rhyl, North Wales
Stafford, Staffordshire
Stroud, Gloucestershire

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Link to the Back in Business website or full cinema listings.

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