‘Call the Midwife’ promises to both uplift and upset as series 5 cycles its way to PBS

UK viewers closed the book on another gut-wrenching series of Call the Midwife last night. Without exception, the Heidi Thomas creation has to be considered the most fearless series on television. Having dealt with domestic abuse, prostitution, infant mortality, homosexuality, racism, poverty and alcohol addiction, the series tackles its most difficult and/or boldest subject to date when Call the Midwife returns […]

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Churchill’s Secret highlights UK drama wars

Chalk this up as yet another reason why UK telly is more than a cut above the rest of Planet Earth. Take for example, Sunday night. While a majority of the U.S. was trying to think of anything possible to watch other than the mindless red-carpet preview of the 88th Academy Awards, the BBC and […]

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Stephen Fry welcomes Tellyspotting to the UK for BBC Showcase 2016

Well, the genius that is Stephen Fry may have left Twitter, but he has still found time to welcome Tellyspotting to the UK this morning for the 2016 BBC Showcase! The English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, activist and self-professed tech geek has teamed up with Heathrow Airport to welcome weary travelers to the United Kingdom. With over 73 million […]

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The Great(est) British Television Map! Ever!

A huge TOH to the folks over at Radio Times who dug deep and found what appears to be the most brilliant British Telly map ever. This is better than sliced bread! For TV fans residing in the UK, the fact that the setting for both Doc Martin and Poldark take full advantage of the gorgeous Cornwall coastline or that Happy […]

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Pre-series 5, ‘Call the Midwife’ confirmed for series 6

In an era where America is days away from being confronted with the stark reality that this truly is the final series of Downton Abbey, both Doc Martin and Sherlock roll around about every 2+ years and there are rumors that this could very well be the final series of Mr. Selfridge, the one constant in the world of quality telly drama […]

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Guess what the BBC is getting you for Christmas this year?

Judging by the excessive number of emails I’m getting from the overly greedy retailers letting me know that, supposedly, ‘Black Friday’ has already begun even though it was only Monday, it’s never to early to think about Christmas…for the right reasons. This rings true, especially for the true believers (you know who you are) who […]

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It’s one and done for Tommy and Tuppence reboot, ‘Partners in Crime’

Partners in Crime, BBC1’s Agatha Christie reboot in which David Walliams and Jessica Raine played married sleuths Tommy and Tuppence, will not be coming back for a second series, according to RadioTimes.com. The drama, which featured Walliams as the frequently hapless Tommy with former Call the Midwife star Raine playing his slightly more resourceful wife, […]

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