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Man stars in Mindhorn

Comedy blockbuster premieres on Island

A comedy blockbuster shot on-location in the Isle of Man enjoyed a local premiere last night.

Mindhorn, a homage to 80s detective flicks and set against a string of Manx murders, is out in cinemas across the UK a week today (5 May).

It's been produced by BBC Films, in association with Studiocanal and Isle of Man Film.

Co-writers and stars Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby attended a special screening at the Broadway Cinema in Douglas yesterday, followed by an audience Q&A.

They told Manx Radio why the Island appealed to them for filming:

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