• Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things to become a PBS ‘Masterpiece’

    Elizabeth Gilbert’s The Signature of All Things to become a PBS ‘Masterpiece’

    The best-selling novel by ‘Eat Pray Love’ author Elizabeth Gilbert, has been optioned to be adapted for television by PBS’ Masterpiece series. According to a release issued yesterday by WGBH, The Signature of All Things will be a co-production between Masterpiece and Origin Pictures, producers of Death Comes to Pemberley starring Matthew Rhys and Woman in Gold starring Helen Mirren. Best known […]

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  • ‘Downton Abbey’ cast gathers for final series read-through

    ‘Downton Abbey’ cast gathers for final series read-through

    Members of ‘Downton Abbey-Nation’ have been in mourning since the news that the forthcoming series would be the British period dramas final season. The cast, however, based on recent pics of their return to work seem to be enjoying each others company for one final go-round. Leading up to filming, the cast reconvened in March […]

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  • ‘Home Fires’ headed to PBS, ITV

    ‘Home Fires’ headed to PBS, ITV

    When it rains drama on PBS, it pours. Next up in the long line of ‘well worth your time television viewing to help you deal with the fact that there’s still 9 months until both Downton Abbey and Sherlock return’ is Home Fires, the series inspired by Julie Summers’ non-fiction book, “Jambusters”. The 6-part series is set to transmit […]

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  • It’s ok to leave the light on after ‘The Enfield Haunting’

    It’s ok to leave the light on after ‘The Enfield Haunting’

    Historically, there’s something in everyone’s life whether it be a movie you’ve seen, book you’ve read or newspaper story you came across that made you sleep with the light on for the next several days. No shame in that. Happens to all of us. Two examples I will forever proudly admit had that effect on me early […]

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  • BBC’s Crimson Field headed to PBS in June

    BBC’s Crimson Field headed to PBS in June

    As if Poldark was not enough to tide you over this Summer from a drama standpoint, along comes another bit of drama gold from across the pond that will help ease the separation anxiety that has set in waiting for Downton Abbey and Sherlock. The Crimson Field, which premiered back in April 2014 on BBC One, is headed to PBS […]

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  • Sherlock co-stars reunite for Radio 4’s ‘My Dear Bessie’

    Sherlock co-stars reunite for Radio 4’s ‘My Dear Bessie’

    My small and, until now, closed circle of actors that I would enjoy just hearing read the phone book has just expanded. Originally, only founding members Bill Nighy and Patrick Stewart were part of this exclusive club. Now, Benedict Cumberbatch has just entered the small, but growing circle. Cumberbatch, along with his Sherlock co-star, Louise […]

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