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Gillian Anderson X-Files Empire Podcast Special
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31 May 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  

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Gillian Anderson has been appearing on our TV screens rather a lot of late, turning up in NBC's Hannibal and another serial killer series, The Fall, here in the UK.

In the Empire Podcast studio to talk about both those shows - as well as a little phenomenon some like to call "The X-Files" - Anderson is frank, funny and slightly forgetful in our hour-long special as she talks about her pub quiz adventures with Simon Pegg, an upcoming project known as 'The Curse Of The Buxom Strumpet' and what X-memorabilia she stole back in the day...

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Pub quizzing with Simon Pegg...
I remember it well....our local Thursday night pub quiz at The Shepherds on Archway Rd (now called The Boogaloo), frequented most weeks by Mr Pegg and Mr Frost. It wasn't until they asked a question about the X-Files, and the pub laughed knowingly, that I pointed out to my wife that she was sitting back to back with Gillian Anderson...Oh how we laughed!!!! More

Posted by Grenbartlett at 10:59 on 03 June 2013 | Report This Post

fantastic interview ..many thanks to Empire for sharing More

Posted by jimbaf at 21:18 on 01 June 2013 | Report This Post

She's quite funny and up for a laugh in this interview. Good stuff. I really need to start iPlayer-ing The Fall... and continue with my X Files rewatch... More

Posted by beebs_ at 14:56 on 01 June 2013 | Report This Post

She is an amazing actress
I wish we saw her more. Not just another X-Files film (yes please btw), but in good solid movies with good performers like herself. More

Posted by Ben Holland at 14:46 on 01 June 2013 | Report This Post

She is an amazing actress
I wish we saw her more. Not just another X-Files film (yes please btw), but in good solid movies with good performers like herself. More

Posted by Ben Holland at 14:35 on 01 June 2013 | Report This Post

@ wedgeski - I do as well. She's a wonderful actress of course! I think she's done really well to carve out a strong career post-XFiles. More

Posted by Dave Oz at 19:54 on 31 May 2013 | Report This Post

Oh my lord
It doesn't matter how many years go by, I always get The Tingles around GA. More

Posted by wedgeski at 16:17 on 31 May 2013 | Report This Post

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