The Poldark’s return to Nampara as filming begins on 5th and final series

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 […]

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Sir David Attenborough – Celebrating 92 years in 92 seconds

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 […]

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Creating the miniatures on PBS’ “The Miniaturist”

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 […]

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Happy 60th, Sir Lenny Henry!

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 […]

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