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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Ever wondered what the Oxford Circus tube station tastes like?

The latest and, perhaps, greatest  Tube map spin-off is a particularly tasty little number. James Wannerton, a 54-year-old systems analyst from Blackpool with synaesthesia (a neurological condition in which your senses get mixed up) has recreated the iconic map with how he thinks each of the Tube stops taste.

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Heading to The Big Easy and 270 London Tube stations in 3:15…or 17 hours

As many of you know if you’ve been either a regular or even a casual follower of Tellyspotting over the past 4+ years, October is the annual BBC Syndication Showcase. Each year, public television programming representatives descend upon New Orleans to sit in a hotel conference room for two days screening non-stop the best of […]

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Scattershooting on Wallander III, Dark Shadows and more….

Wallander III in production From the watchful eye of tellyspotting reader, Patty Winter, comes a report of Sir Kenneth being spotted filming scenes for an upcoming episode of Wallander for series III, entitled “Dogs of Riga”, at the Riga Centra Market in Latvia, along with co-star Ingeborga Dapkunaite. Wallander, the BBC mini-series stars the greatness […]

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The London Underground in a multi-screen world

Harry Beck was a London Underground employee who, basically, decided that the physical locations of the mostly underground stations were irrelevant to travelers of the day whose main desire is to know how to get to one station from another. It was the topology of the railway mattered. His uncommissioned idea was make clearer design […]

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Doctor Who by Tube anyone?

For Doctor Who fans worldwide, this is about the greatest thing since sliced bread. For those few that have resisted jumping aboard the TARDIS these past 48+ years, this will be nothing more than an ice-cream headache. Either way, this is pretty darn cool and something you should give of your time and effort to […]

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British comedy scattershooting to start the week….

Need comedy this morning? Take the Tube! Doesn’t matter if you’re on DART, BART, the Metro, SMART, the 2, 4, 5, 7 or D train in New York, the Tube, Paris Metro, the L or the T this morning, it’s Monday, and you’re in need of comedy. Imagine whatever line your on, look at the map below […]

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Happy British Pie Week 2011!

Whether you celebrate with a large gathering of friends at a local pub or in the quiet of your own home with a few close friends, take a moment this week to pay homage to the great British Pie during British Pie Week 2011, March 7-11, 2011. Makes no difference if you go with the classic […]

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