• With all-star cast sans Lady Rose, filming begins on the ‘Downton Abbey’ movie

    With all-star cast sans Lady Rose, filming begins on the ‘Downton Abbey’ movie

    Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus as filming has begun on the long-awaited Downton Abbey movie. A roster of stars have been added to the returning upstairs and downstairs residents of Downton as Harry Potter’s Imelda Staunton, Sherlock Holmes‘ Geraldine James and The Thick of It‘s David Haig are among those who have signed-up. Also joining the cast […]

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  • “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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