• First video of ‘Poldark’ re-do set for June premiere on PBS.

    First video of ‘Poldark’ re-do set for June premiere on PBS.

    The rebel of Cornwall rides again! Poldark, one of the most popular British period dramas of all-time is getting a 21st century make-over this Summer on PBS. No date has been set as of yet for a BBC One transmission in the UK. Set in late 18th century Cornwall and based on the ‘Poldark’ novels by Winston […]

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  • ‘Grantchester’ S1 premieres Sunday on PBS; S2 commissioned by ITV in UK

    ‘Grantchester’ S1 premieres Sunday on PBS; S2 commissioned by ITV in UK

    Written by the son of a former Archbishop of Canterbury, Grantchester makes its way to PBS after a success first series run on ITV in the UK this past Autumn.  The vicar-turned-detective adaptation is set in 1950’s Cambridgeshire and starring James Norton (Death Comes to Pemberley, Happy Valley) and Robson Green (Touching Evil, Reckless), takes inspiration from a book […]

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  • Dawn French to vie for Bishop of Dibley in new Comic Relief sketch

    Dawn French to vie for Bishop of Dibley in new Comic Relief sketch

    It’s been said that ‘good things come to those that wait’. In the case of fans of Vicar of Dibley, it’s taken a little over 8 years for good things to finally get here. It was 2007 when we last visited Dibley as millions of viewers watched as Geraldine Granger married Harry, played by Richard Armitage. The Dibley […]

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  • Filming begins on ‘Sherlock’ 4 – Let the speculation games commence…

    Filming begins on ‘Sherlock’ 4 – Let the speculation games commence…

    With two semi-cryptic yet amazingly simple tweets by the BBC and co-creator/writer, Mark Gatiss earlier this week, the Earth moved and the heavens opened up with the knowledge that filming was set to begin on the new series of Sherlock starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. According to the Independent, shortly afterwards, Sherlock’s cast were […]

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  • ‘Whitechapel’ added to public television’s stellar line-up of drama

    ‘Whitechapel’ added to public television’s stellar line-up of drama

    Our collective kid-in-a-candy-store/cup-runneth-over drama days continue with the news that the Rupert Penry-Jones series, Whitechapel, will find it’s way to public television in America in the not-too-distant future. Produced by Carnival Films, who also did that little series you may have heard of, Downton Abbey, Whitechapel follows detectives in the Whitechapel district of London as they deal with a […]

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  • Michael Kitchen returns in new set of Foyle’s War

    Michael Kitchen returns in new set of Foyle’s War

    This is getting to be a bit like being a kid in a candy story. The first weekend/full week of 2015 has brought telly viewers on both sides of the pond some brilliant drama. Last night, in particular, was drama gold no matter which side of the Atlantic you found yourself on. West of the […]

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  • First look at ‘Death in Paradise’ S4 set for early 2015 return

    First look at ‘Death in Paradise’ S4 set for early 2015 return

    A little over a year ago, Kris Marshall was faced with the daunting task of replacing Ben Miller as the principle character in Death in Paradise, the BBC comedy/mystery/drama set on the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie. Marshall took over as the island’s new lead detective, DI Humphrey Goodman after his predecessor was found with an […]

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  • Father Brown to make cobblestone streets of Kembleford safe in 2015

    Father Brown to make cobblestone streets of Kembleford safe in 2015

    The BBC has confirmed that Father Brown will get back on his bike making the streets of Kembleford safe once more beginning 5 January on BBC 1 at 2:15p. Running weekdays for the next few weeks, Mark Williams will don the cassock once again, using his intuitive skills rather than a Sherlock Holmes deduction method to not […]

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  • First glimpse at Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall coming to BBC2 and PBS

    First glimpse at Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall coming to BBC2 and PBS

    Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning novels, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies are headed to telly in the not-too-distant future. Scheduled to transmit in the UK on 21 January beginning at 9pm on BBC2 and tentatively set for its American premiere on PBS beginning March 29, 2015, the small screen adaptation of Mantel’s Tudor novels […]

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