• Despite earlier reports, Chummy has gotten off her bike and won’t be in Poplar for ‘Call the Midwife 6’

    Despite earlier reports, Chummy has gotten off her bike and won’t be in Poplar for ‘Call the Midwife 6’

    With much sadness, I must report that it appears Chummy has taken her last bicycle ride in Poplar, at least for the upcoming series anyway. Despite an earlier announcement by Call the Midwife producers and Miranda Hart that her character, Chummy, would be returning to Nonnatus House for Call the Midwife 6, it is now being reported that Chummy will not […]

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  • That look the moment you’re told you are now Queen of England

    That look the moment you’re told you are now Queen of England

    It’s the true definition of drama the instant a young 18-year-old Victoria is told she will be crowned Queen of England. That brief ‘dear in the headlights’ moment when she finds out that her Uncle, King William IV, has died and begins to grasp the concept that she’ll be the next Sovereign is recreated brilliantly by series star, […]

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  • Poldark vs Victoria — Let’s get ready to rumble!

    Poldark vs Victoria — Let’s get ready to rumble!

    With Friday’s announcement that Victoria, the heir apparent to capture a Downton Abbey audience that has been walking around aimlessly since early 2016, will go head to head with Poldark, the other ‘next, next Downton Abbey’, might just bring the likes of Michael Buffer out of retirement for a little ringside action. Going head to head in the main event ratings battle will […]

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  • Getting to know the real tall, dark and handsome star of ‘Poldark’

    Getting to know the real tall, dark and handsome star of ‘Poldark’

    Ever since series 1 of Poldark burst onto the scene after a four-decade hiatus, the focus has been on heartthrob co-stars Aidan Turner (Captain Ross Poldark) and Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza). Now, as we approach series 2 this September, we now know the real star of the series is an Irish-born horse called Seamus. As Captain Ross Poldark’s trusty steed, Seamus is […]

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  • U.S. vs. UK – A promotional Tale of Two ‘Poldarks’

    U.S. vs. UK – A promotional Tale of Two ‘Poldarks’

    Over the past several years, there seems to be a growing difference between the way series that air in both the UK and the U.S. are promoted to potential audiences. While series such as Call the Midwife, Downton Abbey, Lewis, Endeavour and, now Poldark have enjoyed both critical acclaim and audience success on the BBC, ITV and PBS, […]

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  • ‘Innocent’ up next for George Gently, MI-5 stars

    ‘Innocent’ up next for George Gently, MI-5 stars

    Christmas in July continues with the news from ITV that Lee Ingleby (George Gently, Our Zoo) and Hermione Norris (MI5, A Mothers Son, Cold Feet) are set to star in Innocent, a 4-part drama series which tells the story of David Collier (Lee Ingleby) who is living a nightmare. Convicted of murdering his wife Tara, David has served […]

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  • Brexit results could have lingering effect on the TV and Film industry

    Brexit results could have lingering effect on the TV and Film industry

    Sadly, amidst all of the obviously critical issues facing Great Britain over the next few months, the decision to leave the EU last month could also have a lasting effect on the television and film production industry production as we know it. One has to go no further than the brilliant British/French co-production, The Tunnel, starring Clémence […]

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  • Are you ready for some Poldark before September return?

    Are you ready for some Poldark before September return?

    On the heels of last weeks announcement that the PBS premiere date for the second series of Poldark will be Sunday, September 25, the BBC has announced the UK premiere will be Sunday, September 4 on BBC1. It’s time to talk some Poldark, don’t you think? Given the already released details about the series 2 story line, the […]

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