Churchill’s Secret highlights UK drama wars

Chalk this up as yet another reason why UK telly is more than a cut above the rest of Planet Earth. Take for example, Sunday night. While a majority of the U.S. was trying to think of anything possible to watch other than the mindless red-carpet preview of the 88th Academy Awards, the BBC and […]

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Matt Smith goes from Doctor to Prince in ‘The Crown’

Moving out of the TARDIS and into Buckingham Palace, Matt Smith, more widely known as The Eleventh Doctor in Doctor Who, will also be exchanging his signature bow tie, elbow-patched tweed coat and ankle-high boots for a role with a little bit more of a royal fashion look when he plays the Duke of Edinburgh, […]

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Michael Gambon to star as Winston Churchill for PBS’ Masterpiece

Admittedly, there will be an entire generation who know Michael Gambon only from the Harry Potter franchise. Others will immediately think back to an absolutely brilliant performance in The Singing Detective. Whichever the case, more must-see-tv is being commissioned in the UK as Gambon takes on the role of Sir Winston Churchill in ITV’s new drama […]

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The Imitation Game – a first look

The long-awaited first lengthy video look at The Imitation Game is here. Based on the real life story of Alan Turing, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, who is credited with cracking the German Enigma code. THE IMITATION GAME portrays the ultimate real-life reality show race against time by Turing and his brilliant team at Britain’s top-secret […]

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A first look at Benedict Cumberbatch in 'The Imitation Game'.

THE IMITATION GAME with Benedict Cumberbatch staring as Alan Turing, the genius British mathematician, logician, cryptologist and computer scientist who led the charge to crack the German Enigma Code that helped the Allies win WWII, is set to hit theaters in both the US and the UK this November. Following WWII, Turing went on to […]

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A trip to Portwenn and the making of Doc Martin 6….

As Planet Earth patiently (ha!) awaits the precise moment that surgery is once again open in Portwenn for the return of Doc Martin, David Rubinsohn and Eric Luskin, colleagues over at American Public Television, the U.S. distributor of the series to public television stations, made the trek to Port Isaac to both interview cast and […]

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Time's up Matt. There's a new Doctor in town!

Considering the fact that I could barely tie my shoes in nursery school, when a fellow nursery school kid comes along and channels his inner Timelord for a kindergarten talent show, you have to be impressed. A proud mother posted on YouTube with the caption, ‘Our kindergartener decided he wanted to give the Pandorica monologue […]

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