Remembering a feisty Aunt Agatha Poldark

**SPOILERS: If you haven’t seen yet, this contains plot details from Poldark series 3 episode 6, which aired Sunday, November 5 on PBS** While you might immediately recognize Caroline Blakiston as Lionel Hardcastle’s ex-wife in an episode of the British comedy, As Time Goes By, the London-born actress has carved out a pretty successful run as […]

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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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The cast of ‘Victoria’ plays “Would you rather…”

As Victoria-Nation readies itself for the return of the series on PBS beginning January 14, 2018, the cast of the British period drama (i.e. Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes) got together recently to play a bit of “Would you rather…” with each other. While it doesn’t make January 2018 come any faster, it bridges the time with […]

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‘Little Women’ — the first look at a PBS/BBC ‘Masterpiece’

Time to clear some space on your DVRs for mid-2018 as Harry Potter star Michael Gambon is set to star alongside Murder She Wrote’s Angela Lansbury’s in the BBC/PBS television adaptation of the much-loved novel Little Women. Adapted by Call the Midwife creator/writer, Heidi Thomas, Little Women is set against the backdrop of a country divided by Civil War. The story follows the lives of […]

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DCI Vera Stanhope to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again in 2018

ITV’s top-rated crime drama Vera, starring Brenda Brethyn, is set to return for a new series beginning in Spring 2018. The 2-time Academy Award nominee will don her trademark floppy fishing tackle shop hat to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again. Based on the bestselling Inspector Stanhope books by award-winning writer Ann Cleeves, series 8 will see […]

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Could there be big news on the Downton Abbey horizon?

Social media has a way of setting the Internets on fire with a cryptic message under 140 characters. That was the case on Monday when the ITV show’s social media sent Downton Abbey-Nation into a frenzy after posting an uber-cryptic social media post teasing an announcement was coming very soon. “Something Big is Happening at Downton!” is playing […]

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‘Last Tango in Halifax’ returns to PBS in December

At long last, Last Tango in Halifax has found a home on the PBS Sunday night schedule this December. It has been over two years since we last crossed paths with Alan and Celia and their respective families. The popular British romantic drama starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid will continue to overflow with drama and the […]

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ITV’s ‘Vanity Fair’ adds Suranne Jones and Michael Palin to all-star cast

While initial filming has begun in Budapest on Vanity Fair, Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s epic story of love and intrigue during the Napoleonic Wars, producers continue to add to an already stellar cast which includes Martin Clunes (Doc Martin), Tom Bateman (Murder On The Orient Express), Claudia Jessie (Line of Duty) and Frances de La Tour […]

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Milly Dowler drama up next for Doc Martin’s Martin Clunes

What does Martin Clunes do during his year off from filming Doc Martin? Work non-stop, of course. According to Radio Times, Clunes has signed on to play police officer Colin Sutton, the detective who caught the killer of Milly Dowler, the schoolgirl who was abducted and murdered in 2002. The 13-year-old English schoolgirl was reported missing by her […]

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