Fraser dons his cloak and dagger when a chess mate (Eric Christmas) who's always claimed to be a spy waiting for his next mission is mysteriously attacked and then vanishes. During his time in Chicago, Fraser works alongside Raymond Vecchio - a tough, streetwise cop - in solving a series of cases around the city and occasionally across the border in Canada. The concept of what it’s become wasn’t really in place. He was also seen in a Canadian series entitled Slings and Arrows, where he was highly praised for his performance. [15], Burns is married to director and actor Paul Gross,[2][9] and they have two children, Hannah and Jack. Semko also scored the first two seasons of Due South. Kowalski: Callum Keith Rennie. Gilbert Wallace: August Schellenberg. Now, Gross, 56, and Burns, 57, who met during a 1982 National Arts Centre production of Walsh, reunite on stage for the first time in 31 years for the Toronto production of Domesticated. They, however, never appeared in the theatre together again. Gen. LaSalle: Scott Hylands. The show's theme was written and composed by Jay Semko of The Northern Pikes (who recorded a version of the song with lyrics, played during the show's closing credits) working with Jack Lenz and John McCarthy. Fraser: Paul Gross. Ruth: Susan Douglas Rubes. MC: And you’re going to think about it because it’s in the play. MC: What kind of food for thought do you think it offers? From May 1999,[11] the remaining episodes from series 3 and all of series 4 were broadcast until November 1999,[12] on BBC Two and consistently performed well, with ratings of over two million viewers, regularly appearing in the top-ten weekly shows for the channel. MC: Did you attempt to channel real-life marital emotions while performing as a fictional married couple?

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Plus a new sketch comedy series from Down Under, Here's where you can watch and stream coverage, The director also teases what a potential Season 2 would be about. In the UK, Due South was first broadcast on Tuesday 9 May 1995, earning critical acclaim with comparisons to Northern Exposure and ratings of over eight million. The series itself was mostly filmed in Toronto, and was assisted with financing on later seasons by the BBC, which aired episodes on British television. Conclusion. Click here for show and ticket information. View Mobile Site Fraser: Paul Gross. Copyright © Fandango. Then he said, “Well Martha’s unbelievable but I hesitated to ask because I thought it would be too weird for a married couple to do it.” I said, no, I think it would be better because … we have a short-hand so you don’t have to go through that long period of getting to know someone you’re working with. TVGuide has every full episode so you can stay-up-to-date and watch your favorite show Due South anytime, anywhere. Plus, see what some of your favorite '90s stars look like now. The series starred Paul Gross, David Marciano, Gordon Pinsent, Beau Starr, Catherine Bruhier, Camilla Scott, Ramona Milano, and Callum Keith Rennie. Fraser and Ray try not to go down with the sinking ship, while Thatcher and Welsh work to rescue them. Sarah McLachlan's music was most prominently featured with no fewer than seven songs over the full run of the series; other recurring artists included The Headstones, Loreena McKennitt and Colin James. Fraser and Kowalski receive an assignment that's disagreeable to Kowalski: guard his ex-wife, Stella (Anne Marie Loder), and her beau, a councilman targeted by assassins. [Laughs]. MB: There’s a lot of intimate details that are revealed about their lives. We don’t really understand the places from which we come. MB: And it’s just really interesting in that men and women talk about the same things but we come from very different places as we’re talking about them. Season two was broadcast on Saturday nights from 27 July 1996 and fared similarly well, but was pulled from the schedules in mid October, with Noel's House Party taking its slot.

The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. Fraser's methods, usually more sensitive and understanding than is typical for police work, gave the series a reputation for well-rounded characters. So all the things that are just so hard to talk about even with people that you’ve known for a long time. [2], Burns has had a long career as a character and supporting actress. [8] In the United States, seasons three and four were packaged together as a single 26-episode season for syndication. ",,,,, "Two Programmes - Due South - Episodes from 2010", "Profile Giving Gross His 'Due' CBS' Canadian Mountie Is Perfectly Suited for Absurdly Do-Right Role", "It's Due for Success, but Can This Series Overcome Dead Caribou Karma? The U.S. Consulate in Toronto was used for exterior shots of the supposed Canadian Consulate in Chicago. [23] It was named as one of TV's most underrated shows by The Guardian [24]. Sue: Hayley Bochner. [6], Burns is a founding member and a former associate director of Toronto's Soulpepper Theatre Company.,[5] Burns headed up Soulpepper's extensive youth outreach program. Fraser: Paul Gross. Halley: Diego Matamoros. Directed by Steve DiMarco. In the US, Echo Bridge Home Entertainment released the series on DVD in 2005. between Bill and Hillary [Clinton],” Canadian actor Paul Gross laughs as we chat in a back room at the Berkeley Street Theatre in downtown Toronto. Despite critical acclaim and a consistently warm reception by American audiences, Due South never became a huge hit in the United States; however, it was one of the most highly rated regular series ever broadcast by a Canadian network. And it’s been fantastic. Ruth: Susan Douglas Rubes. ‘A cigar?’ I can’t quite imagine that conversation.”.

The play is brash, blunt, devastating and often hilarious, but as the couple’s onstage marriage crumbles their off-stage union thrives. Martha Burns was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. After 30 years this is the first time they’re having it and it’s only possible after this complete eruption and probable disintegration of their marriage. One goes to a cab, one goes to the subway.