Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch returns as…..Horace Rumpole

Beginning Friday on Radio 4, John Mortimer’s much loved barrister, Horace Rumpole, will return in a new series, Rumpole and the Portia of Our Chambers, with everyone’s favorite Sherlock Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch, as the voice of a young Rumpole. A huge fan of radio drama, Cumberbatch has been playing the role of the younger Rumpole […]

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‘Last Tango in Halifax’ returns tonight on PBS

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. […]

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For those keeping score, it’s drama overload on PBS this Fall

With Poldark (June 21 at 9:00p ET / 8:00p CT), Crimson Field (Sunday, June 21 at 10:00p ET / 9:00p CT) and Last Tango in Halifax (Sunday, June 28 at 8:00p ET / 7:00p CT) just around the PBS corner, you’d think this would be enough to keep your mind off the fact that we still have 6 months until the […]

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‘Britain’s Hardest Grafter’….Hey, even I can’t make these things up.

Over the years, it has almost become a guaranteed conversation starter on both sides of the pond to weigh the relative merits of and/or discuss the many differences between British and American television. Be it comedy or drama, a majority of individuals who reside in the UK think that American television is better while their Americans counterparts will […]

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After 30 years, ‘Red Nose Day’ finally lands in America

The UK institution known as Red Nose Day has landed in America. Who knew the flight from Great Britain to America would take right at three decades. The 25+ year staple of a night of BBC 1 programming and the UK’s #1 television fundraising effort finally makes its way across the pond and will be […]

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James Norton returns to ‘Happy Valley’ for second series

For the second day in a row, there is news from backstage at the BAFTA awards regarding one of the winners. Yesterday, it was the news that series 4 of Sherlock would not begin filming until Spring 2016. Today, from the Happy Valley camp, comes the news that James Norton (Sidney Chambers, Grantchester) will return to series 2 as […]

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‘Sherlock’ S4 set to begin filming Spring 2016

With the news that filming on the fourth series of Sherlock will not begin until Spring 2016, you may just need to renew that membership in the Sherlock Separation Anxiety Society for just a bit longer. Speaking backstage after picking up the BAFTA Radio Times Audience Award at last nights ceremony in London, series co-creator/writer Steven Moffat confirmed that they are […]

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