• Remembering a feisty Aunt Agatha Poldark

    Remembering a feisty Aunt Agatha Poldark

    **SPOILERS: If you haven’t seen yet, this contains plot details from Poldark series 3 episode 6, which aired Sunday, November 5 on PBS** While you might immediately recognize Caroline Blakiston as Lionel Hardcastle’s ex-wife in an episode of the British comedy, As Time Goes By, the London-born actress has carved out a pretty successful run as […]

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  • Downtown Abbey – The Exhibition heads to America!

    Downtown Abbey – The Exhibition heads to America!

    Beginning Saturday, November 18, fans of Downton Abbey will be able to get up close and personal for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the ‘history’, the ‘fashion’ and the ‘house’ as Downton Abbey – The Exhibition lands in New York City to kick off their North American tour. Fans will be transported to post-Edwardian England where the characters […]

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  • The cast of ‘Victoria’ plays “Would you rather…”

    The cast of ‘Victoria’ plays “Would you rather…”

    As Victoria-Nation readies itself for the return of the series on PBS beginning January 14, 2018, the cast of the British period drama (i.e. Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes) got together recently to play a bit of “Would you rather…” with each other. While it doesn’t make January 2018 come any faster, it bridges the time with […]

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  • New episodes of ‘A Place to Call Home’ and ‘Doc Martin’ still in public television limbo

    New episodes of ‘A Place to Call Home’ and ‘Doc Martin’ still in public television limbo

    The proverbial $64K question that public television programmers find themselves being asked the most the past few months is when will the two long-time favorites, Doc Martin and A Place to Call Home return with new episodes. Complicating matters in the minds of viewers is the knowledge that Doc Martin has already aired in the UK and new episodes of A Place […]

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  • Olivia Colman tagged as the next Queen Elizabeth in ‘The Crown’

    Olivia Colman tagged as the next Queen Elizabeth in ‘The Crown’

    It’s official. The Crown has found its new Queen Elizabeth II in BAFTA and Golden Globe winner Olivia Colman. RadioTimes.com has confirmed that the Broadchurch and Night Manager actress will take over the role for the upcoming third and fourth seasons of the show. Claire Foy, the current Queen Elizabeth II, will abdicate the throne and, along with […]

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  • ‘Little Women’ — the first look at a PBS/BBC ‘Masterpiece’

    ‘Little Women’ — the first look at a PBS/BBC ‘Masterpiece’

    Time to clear some space on your DVRs for mid-2018 as Harry Potter star Michael Gambon is set to star alongside Murder She Wrote’s Angela Lansbury’s in the BBC/PBS television adaptation of the much-loved novel Little Women. Adapted by Call the Midwife creator/writer, Heidi Thomas, Little Women is set against the backdrop of a country divided by Civil War. The story follows the lives of […]

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  • Could there be big news on the Downton Abbey horizon?

    Could there be big news on the Downton Abbey horizon?

    Social media has a way of setting the Internets on fire with a cryptic message under 140 characters. That was the case on Monday when the ITV show’s social media sent Downton Abbey-Nation into a frenzy after posting an uber-cryptic social media post teasing an announcement was coming very soon. “Something Big is Happening at Downton!” is playing […]

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  • ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ returns to PBS in December

    ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ returns to PBS in December

    At long last, Last Tango in Halifax has found a home on the PBS Sunday night schedule this December. It has been over two years since we last crossed paths with Alan and Celia and their respective families. The popular British romantic drama starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid will continue to overflow with drama and the […]

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