On June 26, PBS will have you ‘Dancing on the Edge’

Dancing on the Edge is set in the early 1930’s and follows the Louis Lester Band, a black jazz band on the rise, as they achieve fame by entertaining London’s upper-class society while encountering racism, class prejudice and nationalism. The band lands a gig at the Imperial Hotel and catches the eye of ambitious American […]

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ITV releases details on ‘Endeavour’ S4 as PBS prepares to premiere S3 this month

It just keeps getting better and better if you are an Endeavour fan. Unlike Downton Abbey, Crimson Field, Home Fires, Lewis, Wallander, Mr Selfridge and Indian Summers where there will be no more episodes produced, Endeavour just keeps chugging along like ‘the little engine that could’ with the recent announcement that the series has been commissioned for a fourth series. The Oxford-set Inspector Morse prequel series […]

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‘Endeavour’ returns for 3rd series beginning June 19 on PBS

At the end of series 2, Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans) was last seen isolated and alone languishing in prison, falsely accused and framed for the murder of Chief Constable Rupert Standish. Endeavour had unearthed corruption and missing police evidence at the very heart of the Oxford CID but his investigation had taken a rather bizarre twist. And let’s not […]

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‘That is a wrap’ declares Jenna Coleman as filming ends on ‘Victoria’

Filming has ended on Victoria. The 8-part series, which stars the former Doctor Who companion and is being hailed as the heir apparent to Downton Abbey, will premiere ITV later this year and on PBS in January 2017. Series 1 will follow a young Victoria from the time she becomes queen in 1837 at the age of 18, through her courtship and marriage to […]

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‘Home Fires’ extinguished by ITV after two series

There are times, more often than not these days, that you sit back and wonder why decisions are made and who on Earth is making them. Never have I wondered this more than I did today after hearing the dreadful news that the brilliant ITV series, Home Fires, has been cancelled after two series despite having just […]

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‘Indian Summers’ to end after second series

Indian Summers, the drama whose second series is currently showing on Sunday nights on Channel 4 in the UK and will premiere in America on Sunday, September 11 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, has been cancelled after two series. Set in the summer capital of Simla during the twilight years of the British Raj, Indian Summers starred Julie […]

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Talking ‘Detectorists’, ‘Broadchurch’ and ‘Sherlock’; Bits and Bobs from across the pond

Detectorists 3 Andy and Lance are detectorists. While Andy and Lance’s friendship could be described as both pathetic and touching, their goal in life as ‘detectorists’ is to find much more than scraps of metal in the ground. They are looking for something to ignite and improve the drudgery of life, believing that any day, ‘this could be their […]

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