Toby Jones’ chilling Culverton Smith next up for Sherlock

Most likely, Sherlock-Nation is still reeling from the shocking conclusion to the New Year’s Day return with “The Six Thatchers” (no spoilers here in case you are just waking up from New Year’s Eve and have an appointment with either the BBC iPlayer or the PBS Video player scheduled in the next day or so). It’s rather difficult […]

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Germany’s NYEve tradition involves viewing classic Britcom sketch

While I’m not really sure who “they” are, they say that comedy makes for strange bedfellows. Never has this been more evident than with the long-standing habit/tradition in Germany on New Year’s Eve involving an 11-minute British comedy sketch, Dinner for One, which is also known in Germany as Der 90 Geburtstag (The 90th birthday). It seems that watching […]

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No bongs in Big Ben’s future during repairs…

Big Ben, the iconic London landmark, will fall silent for several months after it closes its doors to visitors for a major three-year £29 million refurbishment project. Housed in what was originally known as the “Clock Tower” and now officially known as Elizabeth Tower (it was renamed to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II in 2012), […]

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Mr. Bean's New Year's Eve Bash

Happy 2013 from Tellyspotting! Fresh off a quiet but ‘challenging’ Christmas Day celebration, Mr. Bean hosted a New Year’s party with his friends Rupert and Hubert, fully equipped with party hats, music and some homemade snacks and drink. Unfortunately for Mr. Bean, the new year can’t get here fast enough for Rupert and Hubert and […]

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Happy Hogmanay! Be safe, Edinburgh.

As we wind down 2012, it’s time for celebration in Scotland. Hogmanay, the Scottish word for the last day of the year is synonymous with the welcoming of the New Year. All across Scotland, revelers celebrate Hogmanay in a huge way with spectacular fireworks, A-list concerts, carnivals, and parades. “Scotland has always been known as […]

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Sherlock in North Texas on NYE '10

Ever wondered about what your biggest incentive might be to remain indoors on New Year’s Eve in North Texas? Well, wonder no longer. Sherlock – New Year’s Eve – KERA Channel 13, 9:30p-2:00a If you heard about this Steven Moffat / Mark Gatiss gem broadcast earlier this year in both the UK and on Masterpiece on […]

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David Suchet talks 'Murder on the Orient Express'

Television just doesn’t get any better than this. Broadcast earlier this year as part of PBS’ Masterpiece Mystery series and recently seen as part of ITV’s Christmas Day schedule in the UK, maybe a suggestion for New Year’s Eve viewing if you haven’t seen as of yet? David Suchet has spent a lifetime playing Agatha […]

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A Mr. Bean wedding

For a number of reasons, New Year’s Eve always seems to pop up as a possible wedding date for those planning a wedding. Not as much as June, but fairly significant. So, if you find yourself in a wedding, attending a wedding or having a wedding on New Year’s Eve 2009, one word of advice. […]

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