Sheridan Smith stars as Lisa Lynch in ‘The C Word’

If you happen to reside in the UK, cancel all plans on Sunday and watch Sheridan Smith in The C-Word. Having had the great good fortune to have seen this at the 2015 BBC Showcase in Liverpool back in February, this is powerful telly. Unfortunately, most 60-minute programs on the small screen seem like they are 90 […]

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BBC’s Crimson Field headed to PBS in June

As if Poldark was not enough to tide you over this Summer from a drama standpoint, along comes another bit of drama gold from across the pond that will help ease the separation anxiety that has set in waiting for Downton Abbey and Sherlock. The Crimson Field, which premiered back in April 2014 on BBC One, is headed to PBS […]

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Swedish author discovers lost 13th episode of ‘Fawlty Towers’!

With the mysterious script chronicled in the book, Fawlty Towers – A Worshiper’s Companion, a lost, never-before-broadcast 13th episode of the classic British comedy, Fawlty Towers, has been discovered. Swedish author, Lars Holger Holm, admits that he viewed the mysterious 13th episode in 1999 in the London flat of an individual from the Editorial Department who worked […]

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‘Open All Hours’ – a must see, a must read AND a comedy classic

I may be in the minority here, but one of my most favorite British situation comedies of all-time is Open All Hours. Written by Roy Clarke (Last of the Summer Wine, Keeping Up Appearances) and starring comedy legends Ronnie Barker and David Jason, Open All Hours ‘premiered’ in 1973 as a last-minute addition to Barker’s comedy anthology series, Seven […]

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Celebrating ‘Wolf Hall’ at Liverpool Cathedral

It was an amazing night at the Liverpool Cathedral during the 2015 BBC Showcase. Wolf Hall stars Mark Rylance, Jonathan Pryce and director, Peter Kosminsky joined about 750 of their closest friends on Tuesday to celebrate the brilliance that is Wolf Hall. Currently broadcasting on BBC One and coming to PBS on Sunday, April 5 at 10p […]

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