The Poldark’s return to Nampara as filming begins on 5th and final series

As American audiences settled in on Sunday night for the return of Poldark on PBS’ Masterpiece series, word out of the official Poldark twitter account, @PoldarkTV, has the Poldark’s returning to Nampara to begin filming on the 5th and final series based on the books of Winston Graham. While series four follows the events of book seven, “The Angry Tide”, Poldark creator/writer Debbie […]

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Doors to ‘Downton Abbey’ set to open September 20, 2019

The long-awaited, much anticipated, at-last feature film release of the Downton Abbey movie has been announced. While American audience will head to the theaters on Friday, September 20, 2019, UK audiences will, once again, get an early look at the newest Downton feature on Friday, 13 September. The feature-length film will bring back virtually every major cast member. […]

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Jenna Coleman’s ‘The Cry’ is a far cry from Jenna Coleman’s ‘Victoria’ … sort of

While no one in their right mind will draw a correlation between Jenna Coleman’s portrayal of Queen Victoria and her role as Joanna in the forthcoming BBC adaptation of Helen Fitzgerald’s novel, The Cry, on the surface they both seem to show a young woman trapped in her own nightmare of motherhood. Obviously, while Victoria does struggle […]

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Creating the miniatures on PBS’ “The Miniaturist”

Fully admitting that I sometimes watch the DVD extras before watching the actual episode, I love knowing how the sausage is made…unless, of course, if you are actually talking about sausage. In the case of The Miniaturist, PBS’ newest Masterpiece which is currently airing on Sunday nights, this behind-the-scenes look at the making of the actual miniatures that […]

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‘Doc Martin’ to re-open Portwenn surgery as new episodes head to public television in January 2019

There have been so many questions as to when Doc Martin will return to public television stations, we thought it would be in everyone’s best interest to re-post this announcement from June 2018 and stem any future anxiety. (LONDON) There is light at the end of the proverbial Portwenn tunnel for American audiences that have had to endure an agonizingly […]

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With all-star cast sans Lady Rose, filming begins on the ‘Downton Abbey’ movie

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus as filming has begun on the long-awaited Downton Abbey movie. A roster of stars have been added to the returning upstairs and downstairs residents of Downton as Harry Potter’s Imelda Staunton, Sherlock Holmes‘ Geraldine James and The Thick of It‘s David Haig are among those who have signed-up. Also joining the cast […]

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“Ladies and gentlemen, this is ‘Vanity Fair'”

Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, Vanity Fair follows Becky Sharp as she attempts to claw her way out of poverty and scale the heights of English Society. Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s epic story of love and intrigue continues to add to an already stellar cast which includes Martin Clunes (Doc […]

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