• Michael Palin adds North Korea stamp to a fully-booked passport for new travel series

    Michael Palin adds North Korea stamp to a fully-booked passport for new travel series

    Michael Palin has gone Around the World in 80 Days, visited the North and South Poles in Pole to Pole, circumnavigated the lands around the Pacific Ocean in Full Circle with Michael Palin, anti-clockwise of course, retraced the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway in Michael Palin’s Hemingway Adventure, trekked around and through the world’s largest desert in Sahara with Michael Palin, traveled through the Himalaya […]

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  • Luther’s Ruth Wilson stars as her own grandmother in ‘Mrs. Wilson’ for PBS’ Masterpiece

    Luther’s Ruth Wilson stars as her own grandmother in ‘Mrs. Wilson’ for PBS’ Masterpiece

    Golden Globe®-winning actress Ruth Wilson, best known for her brilliant portrayal as research scientist/highly intelligent sociopath, Alice Morgan, in the psychological drama, Luther, returns to PBS’ Masterpiece series in a very personal sort of three-part drama, one based on her own grandmother’s memoir about her life and their complicated family history. Wilson was last seen on Masterpiece over a decade […]

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  • Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Watkins added to cast of ‘The Crown’ for series 3

    Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Watkins added to cast of ‘The Crown’ for series 3

    Helena Bonham Carter (Harry Potter, Howard’s End, Ocean’s 8) and Jason Watkins (Twenty Twelve, W1A, Line of Duty, Hold the Sunset) have been added to the cast for the forthcoming series 3 of The Crown. Taking over the role of Princess Margaret from Vanessa Kirby, Bonham Carter will join the already overhauled cast of Olivia Colman as Queen […]

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  • Poldark’s Aidan Turner headed to London’s West End this Summer as ‘cat-loving’ terrorist

    Poldark’s Aidan Turner headed to London’s West End this Summer as ‘cat-loving’ terrorist

    The importance the British acting community places on regional theatre will, once again, be at the forefront this Summer as Aidan Turner, a.k.a. Captain Ross Poldark, heads to the stage in Martin McDonagh’s controversial black comedy, The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Turner will fill his time until filming begins on the final series of Poldark starring as Mad Padraic, a […]

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  • BBC to hold John Cleese’s sunset up for a 2nd series

    BBC to hold John Cleese’s sunset up for a 2nd series

    Earlier this year, UK audiences welcomed back John Cleese in Hold the Sunset. While it had been 43 years since the comic genius last appeared in a BBC sitcom, his last one, Fawlty Towers, didn’t do too bad for itself given it will forever be recognized as perhaps the best sitcom of all-time. For those expecting to see […]

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  • Arkwright’s to remain open as BBC confirms 5th series

    Arkwright’s to remain open as BBC confirms 5th series

    Some 45 years after Sir David Jason first set foot into Arkwright’s convenience store, Still Open All Hours has been commissioned for a 5th series which will air later this year on BBC One. Jason will return in the role of Granville who inherited the shop from the miserly Arkwright, played by Ronnie Barker. Granville was […]

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  • ITV’s ‘Manhunt’, up next for Doc Martin’s Martin Clunes

    ITV’s ‘Manhunt’, up next for Doc Martin’s Martin Clunes

    What does Martin Clunes do during his year off from filming Doc Martin? Work non-stop, of course. Clunes signed on to play police officer Colin Sutton, the detective who caught the killer of Milly Dowler, the schoolgirl who was abducted and murdered in 2002, in the forthcoming ITV drama Manhunt. The 13-year-old English schoolgirl was reported missing by her […]

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  • From ‘babe magnet’ to ‘fridge magnet’, Eric Idle pens ‘Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography’

    From ‘babe magnet’ to ‘fridge magnet’, Eric Idle pens ‘Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography’

    At long-last, Monty Python’s Eric Idle is writing his autobiography. Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography is scheduled to be released Tuesday 2nd October 2018 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in the UK and in the US by Penguin Random House. With  2019 marking the 50th anniversary of The Pythons, Idle will celebrate the occasion […]

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