Lots of new faces at Nonnatus House as ‘Call the Midwife’ S8 begins filming

Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter, Blackadder, Little Dorrit, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries) will join the cast of Call the Midwife for the forthcoming 2018 Christmas special and episode one of series eight which will, most likely, premiere on BBC1 in January 2019. The Harry Potter star is set to play Sister Mildred, a “forthright and indefatigable sister from the Order”. Mildred’s arrival […]

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First look at the next PBS/BBC ‘masterpiece’, Les Miserables

Earlier this year, PBS and the BBC announced an epic new adaptation of the 19th Century Victor Hugo classic, Les Miserables. The all-star cast will be headed by Dominic West (The Affair, The Hour) and David Oyelowo (Spooks, Selma, A United Kingdom) in the iconic roles of Jean Valjean and Javert, the police inspector who dedicated his life […]

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‘Flip the Script’ casts Rufus Sewell as…Queen Victoria?

Fortunately, even though we are still months away from the return of Victoria, there are plenty of behind-the-scenes videos that will ease the separation anxiety as we wait for series 3. Lord M may have long since departed but Jenna Coleman and Rufus Sewell continue to find a way to extend their past on-screen magic off-screen. […]

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What lies ahead for Victoria and Albert in ‘Victoria’ S3?

Victoria writer/creator Daisy Goodwin is expected to turn her attention to the royal bedroom in series 3 exploring the tensions between Jenna Coleman’s Queen and Tom Hughes’ Albert as the Queen becomes increasingly resentful of the fact that her husband is constantly making her pregnant. Goodwin has revealed that she is planning to depict suggestions that the […]

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‘The Tunnel: Vengeance’ – Q&A with showrunner and lead writer, Emilia di Girolamo

Fasten your seat belts and grab a box of tissues as the third and final series of The Tunnel: Vengeance begins Sunday evening on PBS at 10:30pET / 9:30pCT. Tellspotting had the great good fortune to sit down recently with the wonderfully brilliant Emilia di Girolamo, showrunner and lead writer for the gripping finale of The Tunnel trilogy to discuss her […]

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Filled with secrets, intrigue, betrayal and fear, Jesse Burton’s ‘The Miniaturist’ heads to PBS Masterpiece this Fall

Based on the 2014 debut novel by Jesse Burton, The Miniaturist stars Anya Taylor-Joy (Split, The Witch), Romola Garai (Churchill’s Secret, The Hour) and Alex Hassell (Suburbicon, Torchwood, Anonymous), alongside Paapa Essiedu (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Utopia), Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake, Call the Midwife) and Emily Berrington (Humans, The Inbetweeners 2). In 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman […]

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Luther’s Ruth Wilson stars as her own grandmother in ‘Mrs. Wilson’ for PBS’ Masterpiece

Golden Globe®-winning actress Ruth Wilson, best known for her brilliant portrayal as research scientist/highly intelligent sociopath, Alice Morgan, in the psychological drama, Luther, returns to PBS’ Masterpiece series in a very personal sort of three-part drama, one based on her own grandmother’s memoir about her life and their complicated family history. Wilson was last seen on Masterpiece over a decade […]

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First look: ‘Bletchley Circle: San Francisco’

Having just wrapped production, Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, the original drama production output from ITV and Britbox,  is headed to SVOD next month. The original Bletchley Circle series, starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling, Sophie Rundle, Julia Graham and Hattie Morahan, followed a group of four female codebreakers at the famous World War II code-breaking center Bletchley Park […]

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Lewis’ Laurence Fox joins cast of ‘Victoria’ as S3 filming begins

Filming has just begun on series 3 which is set in 1848, a “turbulent and uncertain time” for Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert, according to producers. Victoria is under pressure from the government to leave London for her own safety, amid fears of revolution and unrest in London. But the Queen is also facing pressure […]

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