• ‘Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears’ to begin filming in October

    ‘Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears’ to begin filming in October

    Armed with her pearl-handled Smith & Wesson and a cocktail in hand, the return of Miss Phryne Fisher is on the way. Filming will begin in Morocco and Melbourne, Australia, in October of this year for the feature-length film. Essie Davis will reprise her role as the glamorous private detective along with series regulars, Nathan Page (Detective […]

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  • Sherlock/Mycroft intercepted audio suggests ‘the game is on’

    Sherlock/Mycroft intercepted audio suggests ‘the game is on’

    In celebration of Sherlock Holmes Day on Tuesday, an ‘intercepted transmission’ of a seemingly innocent exchange between Whitehall grandee Mycroft Holmes and his consulting detective younger brother Sherlock hints that the British government is considering enlisting the help of members of the public in a mysterious project. Exactly what this ‘mysterious project’ might entail remains to be […]

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  • ‘Endeavour’ S5 returns to Masterpiece – June 24 on PBS

    ‘Endeavour’ S5 returns to Masterpiece – June 24 on PBS

    When series 4 of Endeavour ended last summer, you may remember that a number of storylines were wrapped up in the final episode fueling internet speculation that this could possibly be the last we would see of both Endeavour Morse and DI Fred Thursday. Thankfully, fear only lasted mere moments as ITV announced shortly after the […]

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  • ‘Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators’ tops drama offerings at BBC Showcase

    ‘Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators’ tops drama offerings at BBC Showcase

    The newest daytime detective effort from Will Trotter, creator of Father Brown and The Coroner, throws together the unlikely pair of hardboiled private investigator Frank Hathaway (Mark Benton) with ex-hair dresser and people person turned private investigator trainee, Lu Shakespeare (Jo Joyner). The series, which premieres in the coming week on BBC1, was screened on Day 2 of […]

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  • Forget the Super Bowl, ‘Endeavour’ returns to ITV this Sunday

    Forget the Super Bowl, ‘Endeavour’ returns to ITV this Sunday

    Right about the time the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots take the field in advance of Super Bowl LII (yawn), the real bit of appointment telly happens several thousand miles away on ITV in the UK when Endeavour returns with the series 5 premiere starring Shaun Evans as the newly appointed Detective Sargeant Endeavour Morse. […]

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  • Will Brexit be the one case ‘Death in Paradise’ can’t solve?

    Will Brexit be the one case ‘Death in Paradise’ can’t solve?

    As evidenced by the fact that there have now been three major cast changes in six seasons of the BBC mystery series Death in Paradise, filming in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe has not proven to be ‘paradise’ over the years. Citing his desire to spend more time with his family, Ben Miller starred as DI Richard […]

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  • DCI Vera Stanhope to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again in 2018

    DCI Vera Stanhope to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again in 2018

    ITV’s top-rated crime drama Vera, starring Brenda Brethyn, is set to return for a new series beginning in Spring 2018. The 2-time Academy Award nominee will don her trademark floppy fishing tackle shop hat to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again. Based on the bestselling Inspector Stanhope books by award-winning writer Ann Cleeves, series 8 will see […]

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