The Great(est) British Television Map! Ever!

A huge TOH to the folks over at Radio Times who dug deep and found what appears to be the most brilliant British Telly map ever. This is better than sliced bread! For TV fans residing in the UK, the fact that the setting for both Doc Martin and Poldark take full advantage of the gorgeous Cornwall coastline or that Happy […]

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‘Victoria’ inherits coveted ‘Downton Abbey’ timeslot in 2017

While there are still 6 episodes remaining in the final series of Downton Abbey, PBS has already planned out your Sunday nights television viewing beginning in January ’17 when the mega-hit British period drama is in our collective rearview mirrors. Jenna Coleman, who has spent the last several years jetting around the galaxy in a  blue police […]

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Guess what the BBC is getting you for Christmas this year?

Judging by the excessive number of emails I’m getting from the overly greedy retailers letting me know that, supposedly, ‘Black Friday’ has already begun even though it was only Monday, it’s never to early to think about Christmas…for the right reasons. This rings true, especially for the true believers (you know who you are) who […]

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The Costumes of ‘Indian Summers’

From Father Brown to Downton Abbey to Poldark, it’s exciting to dig deep into the physical production of the series beyond the actors ability to create on-screen brilliance to learn from the art directors, the costume designers and the set directors to understand the herculean effort as to how each goes about his or her task of creating the perfect time […]

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Filming of 2nd series of ‘Poldark’ gets underway…sort of

Following a very successful first series on BBC1 and PBS, the much steamier 2015 version of Poldark has begun filming in Cornwall. Unfortunately, popularity does have its downside in the age of social media, cell phones and the Internet. Evidently, the chance of seeing Poldark star Aidan Turner in the flesh seems to be proving a […]

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It’s ‘Companion to Queen’ for Doctor Who’s Jenna Coleman

Depending on what day of the week it was over the last several months, news of an impending Jenna Coleman departure from Doctor Who was either a wild rumor or an as-yet-to-be-verified fact. Truth be told, contrary to conventional wisdom, you can’t always believe everything you read on the Internets. Hard to believe, I know, […]

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