• BBC’s ‘Press’ added to PBS Masterpiece line-up for 2019

    BBC’s ‘Press’ added to PBS Masterpiece line-up for 2019

    I absolutely love this time of year if for no other reason than it’s the annual BBC Showcase in Liverpool where we get the opportunity to hear about and screen all kinds of brilliant things that are on the PBS telly horizon. The first bit of drama news came Monday with the BBC/PBS/Lookout Point/Deep Indigo […]

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  • BBC’s proposed Victorian-age ‘War of the Worlds’ surfaces again

    BBC’s proposed Victorian-age ‘War of the Worlds’ surfaces again

    News has once again surfaced from the BBC that a proposed 3-part series based on H.G. Wells’ classic science fiction novel, War of the Worlds, was being developed. The ultra-intriguing adaptation was first announced in 2015 and then again last May. Even though the most recent effort was scheduled to begin filming in ‘early 2018’, let’s […]

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  • Butterflies’ Wendy Craig arrives in Emmerdale on Monday

    Butterflies’ Wendy Craig arrives in Emmerdale on Monday

    Wendy Craig, best known for her late 70s / early 80s role as Ria Parkinson, Geoffrey Palmer’s frustrated wife and Nicholas Lyndhurst’s mother, in the Carla Lane comedy, Butterflies, is headed to Emmerdale. The 83 year-old  actress will arrive in Emmerdale on Monday as the ‘fun-loving’ Maisie, the love interest of Sandy Thomas, played by 90 year-old Freddie […]

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  • ‘The Tunnel: Vengeance’ headed to PBS in 2018

    ‘The Tunnel: Vengeance’ headed to PBS in 2018

    The brilliant third and final series of perhaps one of the most underrated series on television will transmit later this year on PBS following its successful Sky Atlantic broadcast in the UK back in December. The Tunnel will return with The Tunnel: Vengeance where we’ll see the Commander Elise Wassermann (Clémence Poésy) and DCI Karl Roebuck (Stephen Dillane) band get back […]

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  • ‘Sherlock’ creators ready to sink their teeth into ‘Dracula’

    ‘Sherlock’ creators ready to sink their teeth into ‘Dracula’

    As we reported last year, Dracula is getting the Sherlock treatment, with the writers and producers of the hit BBC detective series reuniting for a new take on the 1897 Bram Stoker vampire classic. Sherlock co-creators/writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series with, Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films producing. Verture, Moffat’s wife, served as producer for the brilliant Sherlock franchise. […]

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