• 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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  • Meet Victoria’s Lord M, Rufus Sewell

    Meet Victoria’s Lord M, Rufus Sewell

    While a new generation of viewers have just recently discovered Rufus Sewell either as Lord M on Victoria or as Obergruppenführer Smith in The Man in the High Castle, most PBS viewers will recognize him as the Italian detective, Aurelio Zen, in the Masterpiece presentation of Zen. Based on the detective novels by Michael Dibdin, the BBC […]

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  • R.I.P. Sir John Hurt – British actor dies at 77

    R.I.P. Sir John Hurt – British actor dies at 77

    Unfortunately, for Planet Earth, 2017 isn’t starting out any better than 2016 ended as we continue to lose the good ones all too soon. On the heels of last weeks news of the death of ‘Allo, ‘Allo star, Gorden Kaye, sadly, one of Britain’s best known actor’s, Bafta award winning Sir John Hurt died Wednesday […]

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  • The Bucket residence, the Dame of the House speaking….

    The Bucket residence, the Dame of the House speaking….

    For numerous reasons, I’m quite ready to let go of 2016, no questions asked. 2017 has started off brilliantly, however, with the news that Chichester’s own Patricia Routledge would be among the Queen’s New Year Honors being awarded DBE for her services to theatre and charity. A long-time passionate supporter of the arts who has enjoyed a lengthy relationship […]

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  • A bit of Miranda Hart greatness this holiday season begins Monday on Channel 4

    A bit of Miranda Hart greatness this holiday season begins Monday on Channel 4

    Miranda Hart may not be returning to Poplar this Christmas when Call the Midwife returns but she will definitely be on everyone’s radar this holiday season as the star of the self-titled, self-penned and semi-autobiographical sitcom, Miranda, joins forces with her dog, Peggy, to recreate some of television’s iconic moments from 2016 for Alan Carr’s 12 Stars of Christmas beginning […]

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