Allan Hawco


Broadcast Date – February 21, 2018

My first interview with today’s guest was in the backseat of a GTO…. wait a second now – it’s not that kind of radio show – this was way back in 2010 – I had just launched SEA AND BE SCENE and somehow managed to score an interview with TV’s hottest new detective. They were in Newfoundland filming an episode on location and lucky for me it was pouring rain, and the only dry spot not in use was in Jake Doyle’s car. Talk about timing! And ever since that very first chat Mr.Allan Hawco has given us a ton of projects to cover – from the six seasons of REPUBLIC OF DOYLE to his mini series THE BOOK OF NEGROES to his work on the big screen in films like WEIRDOS, HYENA ROAD and LOVE AND SAVAGERY to his stage productions with his Toronto based Company Theatre, to his St.John’s based production company Take The Shot and on and on the list goes.  In fact right now his horror movie THE CHILD REMAINS is running the North American festival circuit – his period drama FRONTIER for Discovery Channel and Netflix is currently filming season 3 in Newfoundland and he’s just days away from the premiere of a brand new series for CBC – one for which he holds the title of showrunner, executive producer, co-writer and star – that show is CAUGHT!  Adapted from NL author Lisa Moore’s acclaimed novel of the same name – Hawco plays David Slaney who’s “locked up after a drug bust and makes a daring escape from a New Brunswick prison to attempt one more drug deal with his former partner. It’s Slaney’s last chance at freedom but in this tale of bravado and betrayal, nothing is what it seems and no one can be trusted.” Paul Gross, Tori Anderson and Eric Johnson are just a few of Allan’s talented co-stars and we’ll get the scoop on casting for CAUGHT and some cool inside scoop on that show – and so much more including his methods for acting, his ability for multi-tasking and his wonderful family. Plus we play an insightful round of WOULD YOU RATHER and cover a great deal of creative ground – he’s my conversation with the one and only Allan Hawco!

Follow Allan on Twitter: @allanhawco  and on Instagram: @allanhawco
For that first interview with Allan Hawco in the backseat of the GTO click here
Here’s that interview when Allan told me the first me about CAUGHT 


Check out our previous articles on CAUGHT Set to Premiere February 26th, Production Begins on CAUGHT, ALLAN HAWCO “Caught” Confirmed on CBC,  Allan Hawco – Keepin’ Busy And Then Some.
For more on Paul Gross click here
For more of Eric Johnson click here
We talked about Shawn Doyle – check out his podcast here
We talked about Billy MacLellan – check out his podcast here
For more on Tamara Duarte click here
For more on Roger Cross click here
The “TJ” that Allan refers in the interview is director T.J. Scott
You can grab CAUGHT’s theme song – Creedence Clearwater Revival “Up Around The Bend” on iTunes here
For more on CAUGHT’s Music Supervisor Wayne Warren click here
Here’s a picture Allan and Perry Chafe set me for our #SABS7 Celebration (taken on location in the Dominican Republic)
For more on CAUGHT’s Director of Photography Philip Lanyon click here
For more on Steve McQueen click here – click on the titles for more about the movies – Bullitt  The Getaway
For more on Lisa Moore’s book CAUGHT click here
Watch SEA AND BE SCENE TV’s REPUBLIC OF DOYLE Season 6 Special Part 1 and Part 2
Here’s a great look at Allan Hawco as his FRONTIER character the Scotsman Douglas Brown picture

For more on TRUE DETECTIVE click here
For more or these award winning screenwriters click on their names David E. Kelly , David Chase , Shonda Rhimes
For more on CAUGHT visit www.cbc.ca/caught Follow on Twitter @CaughtCBC
For more on the grateful Alan Doyle click here
For more on the superstition around the play MACBETH click here
Here’s the full interview with Allan Hawco at the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival

Allan’s fan club TEAM AWESOME on Twitter @TeamAwesomeROD
For more on THE CHILD REMAINS check out these articles Gala Screening, World Premiere in Japan, Michael Melski’s THE CHILD REMAINS
For more THE CHILD REMAINS visit their website thechildremains.com film on Twitter @TheChildRemains and like on Facebook @thechildremains
For the full version of the “Serenity Prayer” by Reinhold Niebuhr click here
For more on The Company Theatre visit companytheatre.ca
for more on Hannah Moskavich click here
Alex Patrick is the President & Executive Producer of Take the Shot Productions for more on the company visit taketheshotproductions.com
For more on FRONTIER’s nominations for 2018 Canadian Screen Awards and to watch SABStv’s On Set Special click here
To watch FRONTIER on line in Canada visit https://www.discovery.ca/Shows/Frontier
In Canada watch REPUBLIC OF DOYLE on the CBC player here 
You can find the theme song for REPUBLIC OF DOYLE“Oh Yeah” by Great Big Sea on iTunes here
And be sure to check a few of our previously posted features and videos on Allan Hawco… FRONTIER On Set Special, 2015 & The Steady Stream of WorkALLAN HAWCO Extended Interview at the #AFF2015 Red Carpet Gala, ALLAN HAWCO Over-Extended #NLFella’s Interview, REPUBLIC OF DOYLE in HALIFAX, ALLAN HAWCO Extended Interview
click here for extended chat with ALLAN HAWCO March 2014 a

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