ITV and BBC 2013: Let the Drama Games begin

ITV: Where Drama Lives 2013 Ordinarily, I’m not a big fan of trailers as, in many cases, they contain all the good bits. Admittedly, in most cases, this is directly related to movie trailers more so than television series promos. However, a promo comes along once in awhile that is just plain brilliant that just […]

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Downton Abbey 4 teaser: A first glimpse at last!

While not quite the day that the whole of Planet Earth has been waiting almost a year for, it is just about the next best thing to sliced bread with the highly-anticipated release of the first video from Downton Abbey 4. This past week, if you were to look up the word ‘tease’ in the […]

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Doc Martin's Portwenn surgery re-opens 2 September on ITV1; S7 hinted at?

When the initial pitch for Doc Martin came from series star Martin Clunes and wife, television producer Philippa Braithwaite, through their production company Buffalo Pictures, early thoughts from ITV were along the lines of, “Well, it doesn’t sound promising, does it? We’ve got a show about a cranky doctor who doesn’t like anyone and no […]

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A trip to Portwenn and the making of Doc Martin 6….

As Planet Earth patiently (ha!) awaits the precise moment that surgery is once again open in Portwenn for the return of Doc Martin, David Rubinsohn and Eric Luskin, colleagues over at American Public Television, the U.S. distributor of the series to public television stations, made the trek to Port Isaac to both interview cast and […]

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