Filming ‘Death in Paradise’ not all paradise for Tony Gardner

British actor Tony Gardner (Lead Balloon, Last Tango in Halifax, The Thick of It, Young Hyacinth) revealed recently that he had caught the Zika virus while filming Death in Paradise, the popular BBC crime series on the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe. The actor revealed the news on comedian Sean Hughes’ podcast Under the Radar where he said he […]

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Radio Times’ epic dissection of newest ‘Sherlock’ pic

When the most recent picture was released last week show a flooded out 221b Baker Street, the Internets hair was set on fire with thoughts of will this be the end of the most famous address with the exception of 10 Downing Street and 165 Eaton Place. This conclusion was ‘elementary’, to say the least, but […]

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Andrew Sachs dies at age 86 – R.I.P. Manuel from ‘Fawlty Towers’

As the news broke early Thursday evening that Andrew Sachs had passed away at the age of 86 on November 23, I am at this moment officially done with 2016. Diagnosed with vascular dementia four years ago, Andrew was, by far, best known for his spot on portrayal of Manuel, the constantly confused waiter from Barcelona with a limited grasp of the English language and customs. […]

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Harry Enfield in ‘Who Does One Think One Is?’ is priceless

Ordinarily, I’m not a big fan of sketch comedy shows as most episodes are more often than not like a roller coaster with up and down sketches. Not a bad thing but more my opinion as I realize not every sketch, whether it be from Saturday Night Live, Little Britain or even Monty Python’s Flying Circus, can knock it […]

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A Place to Call Home S4 returns to public television in early 2017

With the fourth season of A Place to Call Home having just concluded this past Sunday on Foxtel in Australia, American fans of the series begin to breathe easy with the knowledge that the new season of what has been called the ‘Aussie Downton Abbey‘ is just around the corner on American public television stations. Series 4 sees the return of […]

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‘Doctor Foster’ S2 set for 2017 return

In what seems to be yet another instance of art imitating life (or vice versa), series 2 of the forthcoming BBC1 thriller, Doctor Foster, will experience a two-year leap from the end of series 1 storyline. It was Fall 2015 when Suranne Jones brought seemingly ‘happily married’ Gemma Foster to life as she set out to expose […]

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The Durrells unpack their bags as stay on Corfu extended for a second series

The Durrells will return for a second series, actress Keeley Hawes confirmed during a recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show. The series, which aired last Spring on ITV in the UK and just concluded its first series last week as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series follows the exploits of the Durrell family during their four-year stay in Corfu in […]

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‘Sherlock’ – 01.01.2017, It’s not a game any more

Attention members of the Sherlock Separation Anxiety Appreciation Society. PBS Masterpiece is on the case with new pics from Sherlock 4! As we are all very aware, the world is dangerously close to it being just under a month until Sherlock “The Six Thatchers” appears on our collective doorstep on 01.01.2017! What a way to usher in the […]

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