PBS sets Sunday, January 13, 2019 as return date for ‘Victoria’

At long last, PBS has announced the ‘official’ return date for series 3 of Victoria at the recent Television Critics Association Summer get together in Beverly Hills. Unlike their streaming service counterpart, The Crown, there will be no need to grab a scorecard on January 13, 2019 to determine who is playing who when series 3 of […]

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DCI Vera Stanhope to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again as ITV commissions S9

ITV’s top-rated crime drama Vera, starring Brenda Brethyn, is set to return for a new series beginning in 2019. The 2-time Academy Award nominee will don her trademark floppy fishing tackle shop hat to make the Northumberland countryside safe once again as series 9 has been commissioned by ITV. Based on the bestselling Inspector Stanhope books by award-winning […]

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Hey DS Khan, “What’s in your rucksack?”

Unforgotten boasts a stellar cast with Nicola Walker (MI5, Last Tango in Halifax, Scott & Bailey) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Kumars at No. 42) taking the lead roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DS Sunil ‘Sunny’ Khan, the modern day police team who gradually unravel deep-rooted and long-forgotten secrets. American viewers are currently in the middle of series […]

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‘Victoria’ and ‘The Crown’ were Wikipedia’s crown jewels in 2017

Turns out the small screen isn’t the only place that Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II found themselves fighting for audience in 2017. With Victoria currently in the middle of series 2 as part of PBS’ long-running Masterpiece series and Netflix’ The Crown looking ahead to series 3 sometime in late 2018, the dueling British monarch series have found a new […]

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‘The Crown’ S2 gets a new trailer and a December release date

Just as Jenna Coleman’s Queen Victoria begins her struggles with motherhood, monarchy and marriage in the forthcoming series 2 of Victoria, all is not well in the royal household of series 2 of The Crown as Claire Foy’s Queen Elizabeth is having her own marriage issues. As her empire begins to crumble around her, she must do what is […]

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‘King Charles III’ creates a bit of national unrest and chaos in the future

King Charles III, the upcoming BBC2 drama which finds itself set in an alternate timeline universe where Prince Charles ascends to the throne following the Queen’s death, is based on Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett’s Olivier Award-winning play of the same name. Tim Pigott-Smith and Adam James will be reprising their roles from the play, as Charles and future […]

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‘Game of Crowns’ begins as Victoria & Elizabeth II drop the gloves

On the surface, neither Hollywood nor the WWE could script this any better. Within months of each other, viewers will have the opportunity to see not one, but two period royal dramas about a young female monarch struggling with both ruling and romance, with the star being a former Doctor Who actor (Jenna Coleman in Victoria and […]

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