• Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message – 2017

    Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message – 2017

    Following the tradition that was started in 1932 by her father, King George V, Her Majesty The Queen broadcast her inaugural Christmas Message live on the radio from her study at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1952. The Queen began: “Each Christmas, at this time, my beloved father broadcast a message to his people in all parts […]

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  • 38 years in the making, Doctor Who “Shada” is completed!

    38 years in the making, Doctor Who “Shada” is completed!

    Too many early Doctor Who episodes have, sadly, been lost over the years. Some have been found in garages, some have never surfaced. One such serial, “Shada”, was technically not lost but rather never finished. The Tom Baker serial, which was designed to be the final serial of the 1979-80 season, was never finished due to a […]

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  • It’s November so it must be time for the Battle of the Christmas adverts in the UK

    It’s November so it must be time for the Battle of the Christmas adverts in the UK

    Some of our most nostalgic holiday memories are triggered by classic American commercials such as the unforgettable “Peter Comes Home” mid-80’s commercial for Folgers Coffee, the late 70’s Santa coming down a ski slope on a Norelco shaver and the 1970’s snowman warming up in front of a bowl of chicken noodle soup from Campbell’s Soup. […]

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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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  • Mary Berry getting the Bake-Off band back together this Christmas

    Mary Berry getting the Bake-Off band back together this Christmas

    While it might be a bit like the Beatles reuniting without Ringo Starr, at long last, Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are getting the Bake Off band back together for a one-off Christmas special. For those that have been in denial since Paul Hollywood, the fourth member of the band packed up his tent […]

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  • ITV mini-theme park could feature ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Victoria’ attractions

    ITV mini-theme park could feature ‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Victoria’ attractions

    According to the Evening Standard, the folks at ITV have revealed plans to open a mini theme park in London in 2018 that will include both Downton Abbey, Broadchurch and Victoria attractions. Promising a ‘distinctive visitor experience’, the announcement from the commercial and ventures arm of ITV said the mini-theme park would also include a 100-seat auditorium for ‘immersive cinematic […]

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  • Jenna Coleman’s granddad is ‘man in crowd’ in ‘Victoria’ S2

    Jenna Coleman’s granddad is ‘man in crowd’ in ‘Victoria’ S2

    It was ‘Bring your Granddad to Work Day’ recently during the filming of series 2 of Victoria when Jenna Coleman’s grandfather appeared on the set recently in period garb. While he won’t be playing her character’s grandfather, George III, Coleman’s real-life grandfather will be featured as an extra in the period drama as ‘man in crowd’. Coleman posted […]

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