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Everybody Loves Raymond adaptation heading to U.K. TV

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May 09, 2013 | 4:54am EDT

The Office star Catherine Tate is set to appear in a British version of beloved American sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond. Comic Lee Mack will tackle Ray Romano's role of a successful sportswriter who lives across the street from his meddling parents and brother, while Tate will play his long-suffering wife. The pilot of The Smiths, which will be set in Cheshire, England, will be filmed on 28 May (13). Everybody Loves Raymond was a huge hit during its run between 1996 and 2005, winning 15 Emmy Awards and making household names of Romano, Patricia Heaton and Doris Roberts.

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