The Queen and Almonzo reunite as filming begins on S2 of ‘Victoria’

Much like the on-screen chemistry between Captain Ross Poldark and Shamus, the horse from Poldark, Almonzo, the white horse that shared a lot of quality screen time in the first series of Victoria, was gleefully reunited with what looks to be an equally happy Jenna Coleman recently as the cast and crew reconvened to begin filming for series 2. […]

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‘Broadchurch’: an S1-2 look back and a look ahead to S3

When series 3 of Broadchurch returns on 27 February, it’s fairly clear from the early look that this series will be delving into some pretty dark territory this time around as compared to the first two series. In an extended look from ITV, Olivia Colman’s DS Ellie Miller and David Tennant’s DI Alec Hardy are immediately confronted with former Coronation […]

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Meet Victoria’s Lord M, Rufus Sewell

While a new generation of viewers have just recently discovered Rufus Sewell either as Lord M on Victoria or as Obergruppenführer Smith in The Man in the High Castle, most PBS viewers will recognize him as the Italian detective, Aurelio Zen, in the Masterpiece presentation of Zen. Based on the detective novels by Michael Dibdin, the BBC […]

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First memories of working on ‘Sherlock’ – a look back

Like you, I am so counting the days until Sherlock returns. Now that we are literally within weeks of planting ourselves in front of the telly on New Year’s Day for what will be deemed as the best thing to be produced in 2017 (and it will be only day one of the new year), I […]

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The Durrells unpack their bags as stay on Corfu extended for a second series

The Durrells will return for a second series, actress Keeley Hawes confirmed during a recent appearance on The Graham Norton Show. The series, which aired last Spring on ITV in the UK and just concluded its first series last week as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series follows the exploits of the Durrell family during their four-year stay in Corfu in […]

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More ‘Death in Paradise’ set for early 2017

For a sleepy little Caribbean island town of Saint Marie, rest assured there’s a lot more death on the horizon as series 6 of Death in Paradise is just around the corner. Kris Marshall, who took over for original fish-out-of-water Ben Miller beginning with series 4, will reprise his role as Humphrey Goodman alongside actors Danny John-Jules (Red Dwarf) […]

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It’s a ‘Call the Midwife Christmas’, once again, for the ladies of Nonnatus House

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus as the Call the Midwife Christmas Special will, once again, find its way to both BBC and PBS schedules on Christmas Day 2016. For this years special, the bicycle-riding, cardigan-wearing midwives of Nonnatus House find themselves transported to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. After receiving an SOS call from Hope […]

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DCI Banks calling it a day after five series

Sadly, after six years and five overly intense series of DCI Banks, we must say goodbye to Stephen Tompkinson, Caroline Catz, Andrea Lowe and Jack Deam and their so brilliantly created characters of DCI Alan Banks, DI Helen Morton, DS Annie Cabot and DS Ken Blackstone. Based on Peter Robinson’s crime novels, the DCI Banks series was the […]

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