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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More Foyle's War on the way in 2015

For PBS viewers, 2015 is already shaping up to be another brilliant year for British drama. You can now add Foyle’s War to the mix that already includes new seasons of Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife, Mr. Selfridge, Endeavour, Scott and Bailey, DCI Banks, Case Histories, Father Brown, Death in Paradise and New Tricks not to mention the new series premieres of Grantchester and Wolf Hall. To be honest, you had me at Foyle’s War!

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Miss Marple: Two Mysteries, One Night, One Place – PBS

By the end of this week, I’m guessing that most of America will be Roosevelt-ed out having just been riveted to the small screen for 14 hours of brilliant telly from the mind palace of filmmaker, Ken Burns. Not to worry, PBS stations around the U.S. will have three new Miss Marple mysteries headed their way beginning Sunday, September 21.

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Take a tour of the British Isles in accents

From a drama standpoint, have you ever wondered as you were watching the likes of MI-5, Doc Martin, Scott & Bailey, New Tricks, Case Histories, Call the Midwife, Father Brown or Eastenders how where the show is set will dictate the accents used in the show? How about from a comedy standpoint with Last of […]

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Amanda Abbington confirms role in 'Sherlock' 3 – officially…

A familiar face to British television watchers will coming to a telly new near you in 2014… Amanda Abbington, real-life partner of Martin Freeman, has confirmed that she is to play Mary Morstan in the third series of Sherlock. Abbington, having been spotted in numerous on-location production stills and cell-phone videos, had long been rumored […]

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PBS, ITV team up for 60's medical drama, 'Breathless'

ITV Studios and MASTERPIECE on PBS/WGBH have announced a co-production agreement for Breathless, a stylish and compelling 60’s medical drama series set in London. The six, one-hour episodes will star Jack Davenport (Smash, Pirates of the Caribbean, Coupling) as a brilliant surgeon who believes he can truly make a difference in womens’ lives. Breathless will […]

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Case Histories 'scores' again with top notch soundtrack for ep 3

Time, once again, to top off that iTunes gift card you’ve been holding on to just waiting for the right playlist to come along…trust me. Enter, Case Histories 2. The bad news, unfortunately, is that the current set of Case Histories with Jason Isaacs has come to a close with Sundays transmission of the final […]

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The music of Case Histories 2.2

Another Sunday, another brilliant Case Histories broadcast on BBC One with an equally as brilliant soundtrack. I’m feeling a bit like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day. Last nights episode, “Nobody’s Darling”, saw Jackson Brodie (Jason Isaacs) encountering a grieving mother who is convinced that her daughter’s riding accident was murder. As with episode one, this […]

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