• Dame Hyacinth honored at Buckingham Palace

    Dame Hyacinth honored at Buckingham Palace

    Patricia Routledge experienced a day Hyacinth Bucket could only dream about this past week at Buckingham Palace where she received her award recognizing her life-long service to the theater and charity. One can only imagine a 21st century Hyacinth answering the slimline telephone with automatic redial…”The Bucket residence, the Dame of the house speaking!” hoping upon […]

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  • Stars briefly align to bring former ‘Downton’ stars together again

    Stars briefly align to bring former ‘Downton’ stars together again

    While time supposedly heals all wounds, it’s still painfully difficult for many members of Downton Abbey-Nation to admit that Matthew is gone. It’s hard to believe but it’s been a full year since Downton turned out the lights and harder to believe that it’s been a full 4+ years since Matthew took that last fateful ‘I’m the […]

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  • Case Histories/Harry Potter star, Jason Isaacs, set to boldly go where no man has gone before in ‘Star Trek Discovery’

    Case Histories/Harry Potter star, Jason Isaacs, set to boldly go where no man has gone before in ‘Star Trek Discovery’

    Case Histories and Harry Potter star, Jason Isaacs, is set to boldly go where no man has gone before. Well, actually, no man except for William Shatner and Patrick Stewart. Isaacs, who is sure to be a familiar face to public television fans as the brooding Scottish private detective, Jackson Brodie, in Case Histories, has signed on to play Captain Lorca, […]

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  • Graham Norton is still the King of Latenight

    Graham Norton is still the King of Latenight

    Just in case you are experiencing sleepless nights wondering just what does someone who works in television do on a Friday night in London? Well, they watch television, of course. Ok, admittedly, I did take advantage of the killer 60 degree weather for most of the day but am now back in the room after […]

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  • Will the sun come out tomorrow for Miranda Hart?

    Will the sun come out tomorrow for Miranda Hart?

    While the sun has sadly set on Miranda Hart’s semi-autobiographical sitcom, Miranda, and Call the Midwife fans will have to deal with the fact that the forthcoming series (returns Sunday, April 2 on PBS) will be Chummy-less, it does look like Miranda will be back in the not-too-distant future. It’s looking like ‘the sun will […]

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  • Q&A with Sian Brooke – a.k.a. Eurus Holmes

    Q&A with Sian Brooke – a.k.a. Eurus Holmes

    It must have been difficult enough to be the new person on the block and crash the Sherlock party towards the end of series 4 but it’s all in a day’s work for Sian Brooke. You may not immediately recognize Brooke from the series as she only played four different characters in a single episode […]

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