• “Ladies and gentlemen, this is ‘Vanity Fair'”

    “Ladies and gentlemen, this is ‘Vanity Fair'”

    Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, Vanity Fair follows Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s epic story of love and intrigue continues to add to an already stellar cast which includes Martin Clunes (Doc […]

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  • Art imitates life in first look at “Press” on BBC/PBS

    Art imitates life in first look at “Press” on BBC/PBS

    Press, the 6-part drama which takes place in the contemporary world of the British newspaper industry, is headed to the BBC and PBS. With a past tarnished by hacking scandals and a present at the mercy of the 24-hour news cycle and the Internet, the series will explore the turbulent media landscape through the fortunes of competing […]

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  • The Durrells to say goodbye to the island of Corfu after series 4

    The Durrells to say goodbye to the island of Corfu after series 4

    With series 3 of The Durrells in Corfu set to premiere as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series beginning Sunday, September 30, the Durrell family will say goodbye to the island of Corfu after series 4, according to reports. Based on environmentalist/author Gerald Durrell’s classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs, including the much loved story ‘My Family and Other […]

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  • PBS sets Sunday, January 13, 2019 as return date for ‘Victoria’

    PBS sets Sunday, January 13, 2019 as return date for ‘Victoria’

    At long last, PBS has announced the ‘official’ return date for series 3 of Victoria at the recent Television Critics Association Summer get together in Beverly Hills. Unlike their streaming service counterpart, The Crown, there will be no need to grab a scorecard on January 13, 2019 to determine who is playing who when series 3 of […]

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  • AC-12 about to get busy as ‘Line of Duty’ S5 set to begin filming

    AC-12 about to get busy as ‘Line of Duty’ S5 set to begin filming

    AC-12, the fictional police squad charged with the herculean task of uncovering corruption within the police force in Line of Duty, will reportedly be fairly busy when the 5th series begins filming this Fall. The main three individuals involved in most of the AC-12 investigations, Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar), DS Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) and DS, […]

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  • Maureen Lipman packs her bags and heads to ‘Coronation Street’

    Maureen Lipman packs her bags and heads to ‘Coronation Street’

    After almost ten years of covering British comedy, drama, pop culture and pretty much everything British, today is a first. As in the first time we write about Coronation Street. Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the longest running television soap opera, the series premiered on 9 December, 1960 and centers on Coronation Street […]

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  • Lots of new faces at Nonnatus House as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

    Lots of new faces at Nonnatus House as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

    Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter, Blackadder, Little Dorrit, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) will join the cast of Call the Midwife for the forthcoming 2018 Christmas special and episode one of series eight which will, most likely, premiere on BBC1 in January 2019. The Harry Potter star is set to play Sister Mildred, a “forthright and indefatigable sister from the Order”. Mildred’s arrival […]

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  • Former ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner to adapt ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ for HBO

    Former ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner to adapt ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ for HBO

    With the TARDIS barely in is rearview mirror, former Doctor Who and current Sherlock showrunner, Steven Moffat, is headed back to the small screen to adapt Audrey Niffenegger’s novel The Time Traveler’s Wife for HBO. Much like his well-documented, long-term fanboy feelings toward Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes character, Moffat has long been a fan of the 2003 science […]

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