Poldark’s Heida Reed is packing her bags and heading to LA (no, she’s not leaving the series)

Heida Reed, Capt Ross Poldark’s on-again, off-again, on-again love interest in the hit BBC1/PBS series, Poldark, has begun packing her bags preparing for a move to Los Angeles in the not-too-distant future, trading in the Cornish coast for the California coast. One thing is definitely clear, she is not leaving the series but, according to Reed, […]

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Finally, post-Brexit, ‘Nigel Farage Gets His Life Back’

“On the 23rd June, Britain voted to leave the European Union,” as the BBC has reminded us. “Then, on the 4th July, Nigel Farage, the man who had made it all possible, resigned saying he wanted his life back. But what sort of life has he gone back to, and how does a man forever […]

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Will Royston Vasey be the ultimate winner post-Brexit?

As if Doctor Who writer and Sherlock co-creator/writer, Mark Gatiss, isn’t busy enough these days, along comes the fateful day of 23 June which saw England leave the EU. Gatiss, along with Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and Jeremy Dyson, comprised the uber-black comedy troupe, The League of Gentlemen. Known for touting the importance of having a ‘local shop’ run by […]

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R.I.P. ‘Yes Minister’ co-creator/writer, Sir Antony Jay

Yes Minister and Yes Prime Minister co-creator Sir Antony Jay has died aged 86. The broadcaster, who (with Jonathan Lynn) created the classic 1980s political TV series starring Paul Eddington and Sir Nigel Hawthorne, passed away earlier this week. His representative said: “Sir Antony Jay CVO CBE died peacefully on Sunday evening after a long illness. He […]

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Brexit results could have lingering effect on the TV and Film industry

Sadly, amidst all of the obviously critical issues facing Great Britain over the next few months, the decision to leave the EU last month could also have a lasting effect on the television and film production industry production as we know it. One has to go no further than the brilliant British/French co-production, The Tunnel, starring Clémence […]

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Could scheduling restrictions possibly be headed BBC’s way?

Time for one of my Howard Beale moments while pondering where the heck is Lewis Black when you need him. Reading the stories in a number of Sunday papers in the UK suggesting the government is about to impose much greater restrictions on when the BBC can schedule its favorite shows, one has to wonder about its priorities […]

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