PBS close to setting date for ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ 2-parter

While the long-awaited return of Last Tango in Halifax finally made it to BBC1 back in December 2016, the popular British romantic drama starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid has yet to find a home on the PBS schedule with their new 2-part holiday special. As UK viewers will attest, the new series does not disappoint as the […]

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Angela Lansbury and Michael Gambon head cast of BBC/PBS ‘Little Women’

Harry Potter star Michael Gambon is set to star alongside Murder She Wrote’s Angela Lansbury’s in the BBC/PBS television adaptation of the much-loved novel Little Women. Adapted by Call the Midwife creator/writer, Heidi Thomas, Little Women is set against the backdrop of a country divided by Civil War. The story follows the lives of the sisters from childhood to adulthood as […]

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Prime Suspect: Tennison brings the 70s to life

Sporting colorful costumes, sideburns, tight trousers and outrageous mustaches, the cast and creators of Prime Suspect: Tennison bring the 1970s to life in all its uncomfortable fashion glory when the mini-series continues Sunday on PBS. Set in 1973, Prime Suspect: Tennison focuses its attention on a young Jane Tennison, who is at this point a WPC (Woman Police Constable). Jane is just […]

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Meet the Women of ‘Grantchester’

Most will agree that Grantchester, the current staple of PBS’ Sunday night drama line-up based on the ‘Grantchester Mysteries’, the acclaimed collection of short stories by James Runcie, primarily revolves around James Norton (Happy Valley), the handsome, jazz-loving vicar Sidney Chambers, and Robson Green, the law-enforcement ally, Inspector Geordie Keating. Yes, Sidney lives the life of a clergyman, […]

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Shaun Evans returns for 4th series of ‘Endeavour’ beginning on Sunday, Aug 20 on PBS

Life continues to only get 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 fourth series returning to PBS’ Masterpiece beginning Sunday, August 20. The fourth series of the Oxford-set Inspector Morse prequel series […]

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Expect a few familiar faces when ‘Prime Suspect: Tennison’ premieres this Sunday on PBS

Prime Suspect: Tennison, the long-awaited prequel to the brilliant, early 90s series, Prime Suspect, that starred Dame Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison and based on writer Lynda La Plante’s book, “Tennison”, premieres on PBS on this Sunday as part of the Masterpiece series. Prime Suspect: Tennison, stars Stefanie Martini as a young Jane Tennison and will showcase her early days on […]

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Poldark’s Heida Reed is packing her bags and heading to LA (no, she’s not leaving the series)

Heida Reed, Capt Ross Poldark’s on-again, off-again, on-again love interest in the hit BBC1/PBS series, Poldark, has begun packing her bags preparing for a move to Los Angeles in the not-too-distant future, trading in the Cornish coast for the California coast. One thing is definitely clear, she is not leaving the series but, according to Reed, […]

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Michael Palin donates personal archive to British Library retaining title of ‘Britain’s Nicest Man’

For someone that has had an asteroid named after them (Asteroid 9621 Michaelpalin), has not one, but two high-speed Virgin trains named after him in honor of his achievements as a traveler, is past President of the Royal Geographical Society and has been ‘unofficially’ referred to over the years as “Britain’s Nicest Man”, Michael Palin […]

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