Sir David Attenborough’s “Dynasties” is nothing short of stunning

Four years in the making, Sir David Attenborough is back with a new wildlife series, Dynasties, and it’s more brilliant that the law should allow. The series will follow lions, hunting dogs, chimpanzees, tigers and emperor penguins over a period of three years and promises to be “even more intense and gripping” than Blue Planet II and Planet […]

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Sir David Attenborough – Celebrating 92 years in 92 seconds

Although Sir David Attenborough celebrated his 92nd birthday in May of this year, it’s better to be a bit belated with birthday wishes than not send them at all. Following his service in the Navy and after an initial rejection to become a radio talk show producer at the BBC in 1950, Sir David began […]

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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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Real-life Arkwright’s in danger of ‘calling it a day’ after 90 years

After 90 years of serving the community of Thornbury in Gloucestershire, the shop that is credited as being the inspiration for the classic British comedy series, Open All Hours, could be forced to shut after complaints that their outdoor display is a health and safety risk for mobility scooters (i.e. goods stacked outside to entice passerby’s to come inside […]

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Lots of new faces at Nonnatus House as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

Miriam Margolyes will join the cast of Call the Midwife for the forthcoming 2018 Christmas special and episode 1 of series 8 which will, most likely, premiere on BBC1 in January 2019. The Harry Potter star (along with Blackadder, Little Dorrit and Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) is set to play Sister Mildred, a “forthright and indefatigable sister from […]

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‘The Little Drummer Girl’ becomes next John Le Carré novel headed to BBC1

Based on the 1983 John Le Carré spy novel, The Little Drummer Girl, BBC1 will follow up their earlier adaptation of another Le Carré novel, The Night Manager, with a 6-part series starring Alexander Skarsgård (Big Little Lies, True Blood) as Israeli intelligence officer Becker. Florence Pugh (The Falling, Marcella) will star as ‘Charlie’, an unsuspecting young actress who strikes up an […]

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‘Baptiste’ adds ‘Call the Midwife’ alum, Jessica Raine, to cast as filming begins

As production filming begins in Antwerp, Ghent, Amsterdam and Deal in Kent on Baptiste, Call the Midwife alum Jessica Raine has been added to the cast alongside the recently added Tom Hollander (Rev, The Night Manager). The series, which is a spin-off of the BBC1 series The Missing, is set to focus on investigator Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo). Hollander will play […]

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