With a new series in the works, Dawn French is ‘Delicious’ this Christmas

Perhaps either taking a page from former husband Lenny Henry’s brilliant portrayal of culinary genius, Gareth Blackstock, in the comedy series, Chef, or remembering her portrayal of Geraldine Granger and her love of all things food-related in Vicar of Dibley, Dawn French has signed on for a new Sky1 comedy series, Delicious, premiering Christmas Day on Sky1. […]

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‘Delicious’ – a bit of food, scandal and infidelity with Dawn French

Perhaps either taking a page from former husband Lenny Henry’s brilliant portrayal of culinary genius, Gareth Blackstock, in the comedy series, Chef, or remembering her portrayal of Geraldine Granger and her love of all things food-related in Vicar of Dibley, Dawn French has signed on for a new Sky1 comedy series, Delicious, which will begin filming soon. […]

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Toby Jones heads to 19th century London as ‘The Secret Agent’

It’s Monday so it must be time, once again, to give everyone a heads up that more quality drama is headed to the BBC1 schedule this week. In this case, we’re talking the forthcoming Sunday premiere of The Secret Agent, starring Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Captain America, Dad’s Army and the voice of Dobby […]

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‘Sherlock’ adds ‘Selfridge’/’Adventures in Time and Space’ star to cast for series 4

The stellar cast for Sherlock series 4 just got a bit more stellar with the addition of yet another familiar face. Sacha Dhawan has signed on to play a character named “AJ” in the new series, according sources close to the production. Dhawan, who will join series regulars Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington, Rupert Graves and […]

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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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Behind the scenes with Gordon Selfridge, a.k.a. Greg Austin

As America is now painfully aware, the doors of Mr. Selfridge were opened for the final time last night with the beginning of the fourth and final series as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series. As most of you know, I’m a sucker for DVD extras and behind-the-scenes, making-of videos. Seeing how the sausage is made becomes all the […]

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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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‘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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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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