• A Dame and a Sir unveil tribute to Sir John Gielgud

    A Dame and a Sir unveil tribute to Sir John Gielgud

    Dame Judi Dench and Sir Ian McKellen have unveiled a blue plaque commemorating the London home of stage and screen star Sir John Gielgud. The English Heritage plaque at number 16 Cowley Street in Westminster marks the brown brick Georgian townhouse where Sir John lived for 31 years, from May 1945 to February 1976. Started in […]

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  • Post Maigret, is there more ‘Bean’ in Rowan Atkinson’s future?

    Post Maigret, is there more ‘Bean’ in Rowan Atkinson’s future?

    Fresh off another brilliant performance as French detective Jules Maigret in the Easter Sunday broadcast of “Maigret: Night at the Crossroads“, Rowan Atkinson has dropped a few hints that he and long-time BFF Richard Curtis could have another Mr. Bean feature storyline ready to share with the masses in the near future. According to reports from the Daily […]

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  • Piloting the Tardis 101 with Bill and Nardole

    Piloting the Tardis 101 with Bill and Nardole

    As we all know, The Doctor is an alien Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey who travels through all of time and space in his TARDIS with his companion. In anticipation of Saturday’s series 10 premiere on BBC1 and BBC America, companions Pearl Mackie (Bill Potts) and Matt Lucas (Nardole) give us an up-close-and-personal crash course […]

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  • R.I.P. Jewel in the Crown’s Tim Pigott-Smith

    R.I.P. Jewel in the Crown’s Tim Pigott-Smith

    Tim Pigott-Smith, the acclaimed British character actor, who catapulted to fame in the 1980s as the villainous police superintendent, Ronald Merrick, in the television series, The Jewel in the Crown, died on Friday in Northampton, England at the age of 70. Pigott-Smith won the BAFTA Award of Best Actor in 1985 for his work in The Jewel […]

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  • Exclusive pics from the ‘Poldark’ set as S3 gets an Oct 1 airdate on PBS!

    Exclusive pics from the ‘Poldark’ set as S3 gets an Oct 1 airdate on PBS!

    Once again, to the delight of longtime Poldark fans, the original Captain Ross Poldark, Robin Ellis, has taken a break from his home in the picturesque French countryside and put aside his culinary passions for a brief moment to appear the new series of Poldark as Reverand Halse, the clergyman with whom Ross shares the coach on his journey home to […]

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  • Former Doctor, Paul McGann, promoted to surgeon on ‘Holby City’

    Former Doctor, Paul McGann, promoted to surgeon on ‘Holby City’

    While Paul McGann’s brief time as the Eighth Doctor probably did very little from a residency standpoint to prepare him to take on the role of surgeon Professor John Gaskell at Holby City Hospital, he did go from Doctor to surgeon. As we all know, Holby is currently struggling under a crisis. Fortunately, there’s a […]

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  • 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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