Director Tom Hooper had already herded Taylor Swift, Sir Ian McKellen, James Corden and Jennifer Hudson for the film adaptation, and now he’s added the greatness of Idris Elba and Judi Dench to the litter.
For the forthcoming 3rd series of Victoria, the Queen returns to the throne but tough times are ahead. One can only guess that as we continue to make our way through Victoria’s 63 year, 7 month reign that with more children on the horizon, the struggles of motherhood and being the Queen of the United Kingdom […]
As American audiences settled in on Sunday night for the return of Poldark on PBS’ Masterpiece series, word out of the official Poldark twitter account, @PoldarkTV, has the Poldark’s returning to Nampara to begin filming on the 5th and final series based on the books of Winston Graham. While series four follows the events of book seven, “The Angry Tide”, Poldark creator/writer Debbie […]
Although Sir David Attenborough celebrated his 92nd birthday in May of this year, it’s better to be a bit belated with birthday wishes than not send them at all. Following his service in the Navy and after an initial rejection to become a radio talk show producer at the BBC in 1950, Sir David began […]
Fully admitting that I sometimes watch the DVD extras before watching the actual episode, I love knowing how the sausage is made…unless, of course, if you are actually talking about sausage. In the case of The Miniaturist, PBS’ newest Masterpiece which is currently airing on Sunday nights, this behind-the-scenes look at the making of the actual miniatures that […]
As America settles in for the return of Poldark and the PBS premiere of season 4 on Sunday, September 30, word out of the UK has now verified what was both rumored and feared. With the BBC announcement of the commissioning of series 5 this past Spring now officially comes a bit of sad news from producers. […]
Here’s wishing a coveted third Michelin star to Le Chateau Anglais and Chef Gareth Blackstock for his alter ego, Sir Lenny Henry’s 60th birthday today. Given that Chef Blackstock’s restaurant was one of the few in the United Kingdom to receive a two-star rating from Michelin we felt it would be the only fitting gift […]