13th Doctor to be unveiled Sunday following Wimbledon Men’s Final

With Death in Paradise‘s Kris Marshall the odds on favorite to replace the now-departed Peter Capaldi, we are less than 48 hours away from knowing the identity of the 13th Doctor. The official announcement is set to be made at the conclusion of the BBC1’s coverage of the Wimbledon Men’s Final that is scheduled to wrap […]

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Meet the Women of ‘Grantchester’

Most will agree that Grantchester, the current staple of PBS’ Sunday night drama line-up based on the ‘Grantchester Mysteries’, the acclaimed collection of short stories by James Runcie, primarily revolves around James Norton (Happy Valley), the handsome, jazz-loving vicar Sidney Chambers, and Robson Green, the law-enforcement ally, Inspector Geordie Keating. Yes, Sidney lives the life of a clergyman, […]

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Go behind-the-scenes with ‘Grantchester’ prior to June 18 return on PBS

Set in the 1950s Cambridgeshire village of Grantchester and based on The Grantchester Mysteries, collections of short stories written by James Runcie, Grantchester makes its long-awaited return to PBS beginning Sunday, June 18 as part of the Masterpiece series. Starring James Norton (Happy Valley, War & Peace) and Robson Green (Touching Evil, Being Human), the series tells the story of Anglican vicar Sidney Chambers (Norton), who develops […]

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Joanne Froggatt is PBS’ Dark Angel this Sunday!

On Sunday, Joanne Froggatt begins her long journey from the sweet Anna Bates that we will all never forget to her next role as Sunday-school teacher/nurse/Victorian wife and mother, Mary Ann Cotton. Oh and, yes, she was also a murderer. Cotton’s infamous spree of arsenic poisonings, with which she claimed up to 21 lives is enough to give […]

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Victorian poisoner up next for Joanne Froggatt in ‘Dark Angel’

We soon forget that at one point in time on Downton Abbey, Anna Bates was being unceremoniously led off to prison for the alleged murder of Mr. Green, Tony Gillingham’s valet. What we didn’t know, at the time, was whether or not our sweet, innocent Anna could possibly be capable of such a thing. My guess […]

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‘Grantchester’ adds Christmas special to next series

Following in the footsteps of Doctor Who and Call the Midwife, a couple of long-time BBC Christmas programming staples, Grantchester will add a special holiday-themed episode this year to air ahead of the planned third series that will be coming our way in 2017. James Norton and Robson Green are set to return as Vicar Sidney Chambers and Police Inspector Geordie […]

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‘Grantchester’ renewed for a third series!

James Norton (Happy Valley, War and Peace) will, once again, put on his collar and reprise his role as Sidney Chambers, the charismatic, charming, crime-fighting clergyman with Robson Green (Touching Evil, Strikeback, Wire In The Blood) returning as his partner in crime, Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, when series 3 returns in 2017. This is brilliant news […]

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Idris Elba has my vote to be the next James Bond. You?

Given that Daniel Craig let it slip recently that he’d ‘rather slit his wrists than shoot another 007 movie‘, we had best begin our search for a new Bond as soon as possible. Much like naming a new Doctor, speculation runs rampant every time there seems to be a possibility of naming a new James […]

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‘Grantchester’ returns to PBS’ Drama Sundays this week!

Buck up, Grantchester fans! James Norton (Happy Valley, War and Peace) reprises his role as Sidney Chambers, the charismatic, charming, crime-fighting clergyman, and Robson Green (Touching Evil, Strikeback, Wire In The Blood) returns as his partner in crime, Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, when the second series of Grantchester begins on PBS, Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 9:00p ET/8:00p CT. Before […]

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Grantchester 2: a ‘making of’ look back and an S2 look ahead on PBS

Buck up, little Grantchester campers, PBS has confirmed that the second series will premiere on Sunday, March 27! Taking its inspiration from “The Grantchester Mysteries” by James Runcie, head of literature at the Southbank Centre in London and whose father Robert was Archbishop of Canterbury in the 1980s, Grantchester tells the story of a vicar-turned-detective set in 1950’s Cambridgeshire. The Making of Grantchester […]

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