Butterflies’ Wendy Craig arrives in Emmerdale on Monday

Wendy Craig, best known for her late 70s / early 80s role as Ria Parkinson, Geoffrey Palmer’s frustrated wife and Nicholas Lyndhurst’s mother, in the Carla Lane comedy, Butterflies, is headed to Emmerdale. The 83 year-old  actress will arrive in Emmerdale on Monday as the ‘fun-loving’ Maisie, the love interest of Sandy Thomas, played by 90 year-old Freddie […]

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Miss Marple returns to PBS in September. Vote for your favorite!

The bad news? America is dangerously close to the final five broadcasts of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot series starring Sir David Suchet. Over the last 25 years, Suchet will have played the Belgian detective in every Poirot story ever written by Christie, 66 to be exact.   The good news? There are still approximately 20 […]

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Equal time: Failed British re-makes of American telly

If you been with Tellyspotting as a P1 since day one or if you have joined the conversation at any point over the course of the last three years you are probably acutely aware of my lack of tolerance for poorly done American television remakes of British television output. This holds true mostly in the […]

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