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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‘Endeavour’ to make Oxford streets safe once again as 4th series confirmed

With series 3 of Endeavour just around the corner as part of PBS’ Masterpiece Mystery! series this summer, ITV has confirmed that the series will go into production in late Spring 2016 and return for a fourth series. While this is welcome news for UK fans Endeavour Morse as ITV transmitted series 3 last month, it is brilliant news to American […]

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‘Mr. Selfridge’ to re-open doors 8 Jan on ITV, March 2016 on PBS

As American audiences (im)patiently await the premiere of the final series of Downton Abbey this coming Sunday on PBS, audiences in the UK will soon be aware of the fact that there is, indeed, ‘life after Downton‘, as series 4 of Mr. Selfridge re-opens its’ doors on Friday, 8 January at 9:00pm on ITV. For those in the […]

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DCI Banks set for 2016 return

Christmas is coming early, once again, as ITV has announced that Stephen Tompkinson will return in his role as DCI Alan Banks along with Andrea Lowe as DS Annie Cabbot and Caroline Catz, of Doc Martin fame, as DI Helen Morton when DCI Banks returns for a fifth series in 2016. Once again inspired by the books from acclaimed novelist […]

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Not a good day at Downton when DCI Vera Stanhope shows up…

It’s December so it must be Text Santa time! At Downton Abbey, Lord Grantham and Isobel Crawley are looking for just the right Father Christmas for the Abbey. While it’s a highly sought after part, the auditions seemingly come to a standstill when DCI Vera Stanhope of the Northumberland and City police shows up to investigate […]

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The Sound of Music Live! next up for Lady Mae Loxley and friends…

Katherine Kelly, who charmed the ‘you know what’ off of Harry Gordon Selfridge for the last several years as Lady Mae Loxley in Mr. Selfridge, will turn her attention to a live on Christmas Day in the UK, TV adaptation of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound Of Music. Joining Kelly will be her Mr. Selfridge co-star, Kara Tointon, who played […]

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First glimpse of Jenna Coleman as ‘Queen Victoria’

Jenna Coleman’s post-Doctor Who career has ‘officially’ begun with the first pics that have been released of the forthcoming ITV series, Victoria. With the release of the first images, also comes the news that Rufus Sewell (Parade’s End) has been added to the cast as Lord Melbourne, Victoria’s first prime minister. The drama will also star Peter Firth (Spooks) as […]

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