Cornwall ready to reep the benefits from ‘the Poldark effect’

Location filming for long-running British comedies and dramas have long been one of the biggest reasons for tourism. Just ask the folks living in Huddersfield, longtime home to the British comedy series, Last of the Summer Wine. Summerwine Tours has been touring locations throughout Yorkshire beginning with Sid’s Cafe for a number of years. You can also ask […]

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Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries returns for series 3

Heads up, Australia, the Honourable Miss Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) Fisher returns for series three beginning Friday, 8 May on ABC. Not to worry, America, series 3 is headed to public television stations in the not-too-distant future. While Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries may not make you immediately abdicate your allegiance to Sherlock or forget about James Bond, […]

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‘The Detectorists’ try to improve drudgery of life

There’s something about British comedy over the course of time that makes you wonder how two people could ever hook-up much less cross paths. You know, those like Basil and Sybil Fawlty who are constantly at each others throats but you get the sense that neither of them would survive without the other. The same […]

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Fancy acquiring a familiar Dorset holiday cottage with some small screen baggage?

Ever wondered what ‘the Broadchurch effect’ is? Well, if you are thinking of buying DI Alec Hardy’s quaint little riverside  property in West Bay, Dorset, which was the setting for Broadchurch, it’s approximately £50,000. While the unassuming and picturesque little blue chalet may scream tranquil and serene on the outside, inside it has already been the scene […]

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Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things to become a PBS ‘Masterpiece’

The best-selling novel by ‘Eat Pray Love’ author Elizabeth Gilbert, has been optioned to be adapted for television by PBS’ Masterpiece series. According to a release issued yesterday by WGBH, The Signature of All Things will be a co-production between Masterpiece and Origin Pictures, producers of Death Comes to Pemberley starring Matthew Rhys and Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren. Best known […]

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‘Downton Abbey’ cast gathers for final series read-through

Members of ‘Downton Abbey-Nation’ have been in mourning since the news that the forthcoming series would be the British period dramas final season. The cast, however, based on recent pics of their return to work seem to be enjoying each others company for one final go-round. Leading up to filming, the cast reconvened in March […]

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Little Ant and Dec visit the set of ‘Mr. Selfridge’

Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway has been a staple of British Television for over 15 years. Returning in 2016 for their 13th series, the live variety show is hosted by Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, a.k.a. Ant & Dec. Their shows have not only been a fixture on British television since 1994 when they […]

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