• ‘Victoria’ – Series 2 First look!

    ‘Victoria’ – Series 2 First look!

    While it’s a bit of a belated celebration of Victoria Day (Monday, 22 May), the anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birthday, the producers of the critically-acclaimed British drama from ITV have released the long-awaited first video trailer showing what audiences can expect when Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes return to ITV later this year for series […]

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  • Julian Fellowes, Elizabeth McGovern, PBS to reunite for ‘The Chaperone’

    Julian Fellowes, Elizabeth McGovern, PBS to reunite for ‘The Chaperone’

    Elizabeth McGovern, a.k.a. Lady Cora Crawley in the award-winning Masterpiece production Downton Abbey, is set to reunite with series creator Julian Fellowes and director Michael Engler for a feature film based on Laura Moriarty’s bestseller, The Chaperone, that will air later on PBS. Announced earlier this week at the PBS Annual Meeting in San Diego, The Chaperone is set in the […]

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  • Joanne Froggatt is PBS’ Dark Angel this Sunday!

    Joanne Froggatt is PBS’ Dark Angel this Sunday!

    On Sunday, Joanne Froggatt begins her long journey from the sweet Anna Bates that we will all never forget to her next role as Sunday-school teacher/nurse/Victorian wife and mother, Mary Ann Cotton. Oh and, yes, she was also a murderer. Cotton’s infamous spree of arsenic poisonings, with which she claimed up to 21 lives is enough to give […]

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  • Who created that ‘Victoria’ theme you can’t get out of your head?

    Who created that ‘Victoria’ theme you can’t get out of your head?

    Thankfully, there’s a tune that has come along that will supplant “The Girl from Ipanema” as the one that is constantly in your head no matter the time or circumstance. The haunting and uplifting title theme to Victoria, the hit ITV/PBS drama starring Jenna Coleman, that is used again during her wedding to Albert in episode five is […]

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  • Drama overload 2.0 courtesy of the BBC

    Drama overload 2.0 courtesy of the BBC

    Just when you thought the year couldn’t get any better from a drama standpoint comes the BBC’s current whistlestop tour of a slew of upcoming dramas set for the remainder of 2017. There is definitely something for everyone starting with a little Benedict Cumberbatch in a teaser for his new drama The Child in Time about the father […]

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  • First look at ‘Tennison’, a.k.a. ‘Prime Suspect 1973’

    First look at ‘Tennison’, a.k.a. ‘Prime Suspect 1973’

    Based on writer Lynda La Plante’s book, “Tennison”, the long-awaited prequel to the brilliant, early 90s series, Prime Suspect, that starred Dame Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison, is just around the corner! Premiering on PBS on Sunday, June 25 as part of the Masterpiece series, Prime Suspect 1973 (or, Tennison as it will be known on PBS), stars Stefanie Martini as a young Jane […]

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  • WW2 drama, ‘Home Fires’, to live on in book form!

    WW2 drama, ‘Home Fires’, to live on in book form!

    For the benefit of American fans of the PBS series, Home Fires, that find themselves waking up a little off center today wondering how their Home Fires void will be filled, we thought we’d re-post a recent effort in order to return a bit of joy to an otherwise cloudy Home Fires day. You might remember that it was not […]

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  • PBS’ Masterpiece, BBC team up for new adaptation of ‘Little Women’

    PBS’ Masterpiece, BBC team up for new adaptation of ‘Little Women’

    The BBC, PBS’ Masterpiece and Colin Callender’s Playground have teamed up to bring the much-loved Louisa May Alcott novel Little Women to the small screen. Set against the backdrop of a country divided by Civil War, the story follows the lives of the sisters from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father […]

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