• ‘Indian Summers’ to end after second series

    ‘Indian Summers’ to end after second series

    Indian Summers, the drama whose second series is currently showing on Sunday nights on Channel 4 in the UK and will premiere in America on Sunday, September 11 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, has been cancelled after two series. Set in the summer capital of Simla during the twilight years of the British Raj, Indian Summers starred Julie […]

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  • Benedict Cumberbatch trades his kingdom for a horse in ‘The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses’

    Benedict Cumberbatch trades his kingdom for a horse in ‘The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses’

    Based on Shakespeare’s four distinct works, Henry VI, Part I, Henry VI, Part II and Henry VI, Part III (condensed into one film), and Richard III, the second installment of The Hollow Crown franchise features a cast that reads like a who’s who in British acting. Subtitled “The Wars of the Roses”, Shakespeare’s first tetralogy will star Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard […]

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  • Scott & Bailey to call it a day after current series comes to a close

    Scott & Bailey to call it a day after current series comes to a close

    ITV has announced that the current UK run of the fifth series of Scott & Bailey should now be referred to as the fifth and final series of the British police procedural. Series 5, which concludes on 27 April in the UK, will end a 5-year tension-filled run for Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp as members of the Syndicate Nine […]

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  • The Durrells stay on Corfu extended for a second series

    The Durrells stay on Corfu extended for a second series

    The Durrells will return for a second series, actress Keeley Hawes confirmed during her recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show. The series, which premiered early this month on ITV in the UK and has been tapped for a U.S. broadcast on PBS’ Masterpiece series in early 2017, follows the exploits of the Durrell family during their […]

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  • Andrew Scott goes from Moriarty to Hamlet in 2017

    Andrew Scott goes from Moriarty to Hamlet in 2017

    From Laurence Olivier to Kenneth Branagh to Derek Jacobi to David Tennant to Benedict Cumberbatch, the role of Hamlet has attracted a veritable who’s who of British acting greatness the last half century. Most recently, at the National Theatre, Benedict Cumberbatch continued to showcase his considerable talents by taking on the title role last year […]

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