Unforgettable ‘Unforgotten’ with Nicola Walker & Sanjeev Bhaskhar lands on PBS’ Masterpiece this Sunday

Much like the work of Suranne Jones (Scott & Bailey, Touch of Cloth, Doctor Foster, Secret of Crickley Hall) and Bill Nighy (Love Actually, State of Play, Page Eight, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), there is very little that I won’t watch that features Nicola Walker. From her stint as GCHQ Senior Intelligence Analyst, Ruth Evershed, in […]

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‘Shakespeare & Hathaway – Private Investigators’ commissioned for a second series

For Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators, the Series 1 combination of exceptional audience feedback and widespread critical acclaim can only mean one thing. A second series, obviously. It didn’t hurt either that the series provided the biggest drama launch for the channel’s weekday schedules since Father Brown in 2013 in addition to securing a place in the […]

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Mary Berry goes in search of ‘Britain’s Best Home Cook’ on BBC1

Britain’s Best Home Cook, the BBC’s newest cookery competition program and the heir-apparent to the extraordinarily successful Great British Bake-Off, will feature head judge Mary Berry, Dan Doherty (Chef Director, Duck and Waffle) and Chris Bavin (founder, The Naked Grocer) alongside Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman as they invade the homes of unsuspecting Britons in search of the best amateur […]

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PBS to get the British Baking Show band back together for an Easter Masterclass!

Attention foodies! It’s time to preheat your ovens as PBS stations across the U.S. turn their collective mind palaces to the Easter weekend and bring you The Great British Baking Show — Easter Masterclass. The former Great British Bake Off judging duo of Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood showcase some of their favorite Easter recipes. In a step-by-step guide, Mary […]

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Monty Python reminds us all this Easter to ‘Fear the Bunny’!

It wasn’t quite 932 A.D. when I first crossed paths with King Arthur, Sir Lancelot, Brave Sir Robin and the Knights of the Round Table. Even though it was 1975, it seems like it was just yesterday that I was standing on line at the Esquire Theatre in Dallas for the ‘world premiere’ of this little unknown […]

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Dame Helen Mirren reduces Stephen Colbert to tears with reading of ‘Ulysses’

Stemming from an earlier conversation between the legendary Dame Helen Mirren and the brilliant host of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert about what makes them cry, the legendary actress indulges the late-night host with a reading of lines from the poem ‘Ulysses’ by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Ok, it’s not a full-blown tearjerker, but if the poem doesn’t […]

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First look at Dave Allen…at Large and at Peace

Game of Thrones and Peaky Blinders star Aidan Gillen stars as comedian Dave Allen in BBC2’s upcoming biopic Dave Allen at Peace. The snappily-dressed Irish comic who died in 2005 was best-known for his 1970s comedy series, Dave Allen at Large, which featured a combination of sketches and Allen’s signature ‘solo joke telling while sitting on a stool with […]

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21 years later, Sir Richard/Ringo joins Sir Paul in Buckingham Palace ceremony

On January 2nd, 2018 during the Queen’s New Years Honours List reveal, it was confirmed the Richard Starkey, a.k.a. Ringo Starr would be knighted. On Wednesday, Starr was finally able to join fellow Beatle Sir Paul McCartney in knighthood twenty-one years after McCartney was knighted in 1997. Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, knighted Starr at a ceremony […]

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