The streets of Manchester are, once again, safe as the members of the Major Incident Team (MIT) of the Manchester Metropolitan Police have gotten the band back together and are returning for series five. Suranne Jones (A Touch of Cloth, Doctor Foster), who conceived of the original idea for Scott & Bailey with fellow actress Sally […]
Much like Suranne Jones (Scott & Bailey, Touch of Cloth, Unforgiven, Secret of Crickley Hall), there is very little that I won’t watch the features Nicola Walker. From her stint as GCHQ Senior Intelligence Analyst, Ruth Evershed, in Spooks to her genius efforts in Touching Evil, Scott & Bailey, Heading Out and, most recently, Last […]
Series 3 of Last Tango in Halifax, the Sally Wainwright-written drama, which stars Sarah Lancashire, Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Nicola Walker, Tony Gardner and Dean Andrews returns tonight at 8:00p ET / 7:00p CT as part of PBS’ Sunday Drama Night. Joining the cast for series 3 will be Sherlock and Scott & Bailey star, Rupert Graves. […]
First off, ITV had me with the headline, Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar to star in Unforgotten, but when they added the tag line, “Two can keep a secret – if one of them is dead“, I began clearing space on my DVR for when it premieres. Starring Nicola Walker (Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax, Scott & […]
For PBS viewers, 2015 is already shaping up to be another brilliant year for British drama. You can now add Foyle’s War to the mix that already includes new seasons of Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife, Mr. Selfridge, Endeavour, Scott and Bailey, DCI Banks, Case Histories, Father Brown, Death in Paradise and New Tricks not to mention the new series premieres of Grantchester and Wolf Hall. To be honest, you had me at Foyle’s War!
It was drama overload this past week in New Orleans at the BBC’s annual Syndication Showcase (insert how much you feel sorry for me being in New Orleans for three days screening brilliant telly here). I say drama overload in the nicest possible sense. Seems as though ever since that fateful day in January 2011 […]
Suranne Jones (DI Anne Oldman) and John Hannah (DI Jack Cloth) are back for a third installment of Charlie Brooker’s police procedural spoof, A Touch of Cloth! Reminiscent of the greatness of Police Squad, this brilliant parody of British detective and crime dramas will also feature some new blood this time around. Kerry Newblood, to […]
In years past, fans of a British comedy or drama series would traditionally be left hanging for months not knowing whether or not their favorite series would be commissioned for another season or be unceremoniously axed for no apparent reason. With few exceptions, the fate of most series are not known when the final episode […]