Prime Suspect: Tennison brings the 70s to life

Sporting colorful costumes, sideburns, tight trousers and outrageous mustaches, the cast and creators of Prime Suspect: Tennison bring the 1970s to life in all its uncomfortable fashion glory when the mini-series continues Sunday on PBS. Set in 1973, Prime Suspect: Tennison focuses its attention on a young Jane Tennison, who is at this point a WPC (Woman Police Constable). Jane is just […]

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Paddington Bear author/creator, Michael Bond, dies at 91

Michael Bond CBE, the author and creator of Paddington Bear, the marmalade-loving bear from ‘deepest, darkest Peru’ who comes heads to London (by Aunt Lucy) in his iconic old hat, ruffled coat, wellingtons and a battered suitcase to live, has died at the age of 91. Bond published his first book, “A Bear Called Paddington”, in 1958. […]

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Meet the Women of ‘Grantchester’

Most will agree that Grantchester, the current staple of PBS’ Sunday night drama line-up based on the ‘Grantchester Mysteries’, the acclaimed collection of short stories by James Runcie, primarily revolves around James Norton (Happy Valley), the handsome, jazz-loving vicar Sidney Chambers, and Robson Green, the law-enforcement ally, Inspector Geordie Keating. Yes, Sidney lives the life of a clergyman, […]

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Shaun Evans returns for 4th series of ‘Endeavour’ beginning on Sunday, Aug 20 on PBS

Life continues to only get better and better if you are an Endeavour fan. Unlike Downton Abbey, Crimson Field, Home Fires, Lewis, Wallander, Mr Selfridge and Indian Summers where there will be no more episodes produced, Endeavour just keeps chugging along like ‘the little engine that could’ with the fourth series returning to PBS’ Masterpiece beginning Sunday, August 20. The fourth series of the Oxford-set Inspector Morse prequel series […]

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Expect a few familiar faces when ‘Prime Suspect: Tennison’ premieres this Sunday on PBS

Prime Suspect: Tennison, the long-awaited prequel to the brilliant, early 90s series, Prime Suspect, that starred Dame Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison and based on writer Lynda La Plante’s book, “Tennison”, premieres on PBS on this Sunday as part of the Masterpiece series. Prime Suspect: Tennison, stars Stefanie Martini as a young Jane Tennison and will showcase her early days on […]

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‘Sherlock’ team set to sink their teeth into ‘Dracula’

Dracula is getting the Sherlock treatment, with the writers and producers of the hit BBC detective series reuniting for a new take on the 1897 Bram Stoker vampire classic. Sherlock co-creators/writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series with, Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films producing. Verture, Moffat’s wife, served as producer for the brilliant Sherlock franchise. Much like the Sherlock concept […]

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AbFab’s June Whitfield tops 2017 list of The Queen’s Birthday Honour

Unfortunately, art doesn’t always imitate life. With June Whitfield being made a Dame at this years Queen’s Birthday Honor list, I might pay good money to see Jennifer Saunders’ Edina Monsoon have to address her sarcastic and thieving mother as ‘Dame’ in a new episode of Absolutely Fabulous. Marking 100 years of the Order of the British […]

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