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  • Cornwall ready to reep the benefits from ‘the Poldark effect’

    Location filming for long-running British comedies and dramas have long been one of the biggest reasons for tourism. Just ask the folks living in Huddersfield, longtime home to the British comedy series, Last of the Summer Wine. Summerwine Tours has been touring locations throughout Yorkshire beginning with Sid’s Cafe for a number of years. You can also ask […]

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  • Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries returns for series 3

    Heads up, Australia, the Honourable Miss Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) Fisher returns for series three beginning Friday, 8 May on ABC. Not to worry, America, series 3 is headed to public television stations in the not-too-distant future. While Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries may not make you immediately abdicate your allegiance to Sherlock or forget about James Bond, […]

  • Downton Wars “The Phantom Valet” – it’s people from Downton with lightsabers!

    With the news that Downton Abbey will end following the forthcoming 6th series, the Internets have been on fire with suggestions for sequels, prequels and series that could possibly replace the British period drama juggernaut. Leave it to Rob James-Collier, who plays the dastardly Thomas Barrow, to come up with the perfect replacement. Imagine. People […]

  • ‘The Detectorists’ try to improve drudgery of life

    There’s something about British comedy over the course of time that makes you wonder how two people could ever hook-up much less cross paths. You know, those like Basil and Sybil Fawlty who are constantly at each others throats but you get the sense that neither of them would survive without the other. The same […]

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