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  • The greatness of ‘The Prisoner’ turns 54 this month!


    While Fawlty Towers will forever remain the great British comedy of all-time, perhaps the greatest television series of all-time (sorry, folks, it’s not Downton Abbey) turns 54 later this month. The Prisoner is made up of 17 hours of  pure telly greatness running on ITV in the UK from 29 September 1967 through 1 February 1968. It […]

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  • ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ with David Tennant = another PBS Masterpiece!

    David Tennant stars as English gentleman turned adventurer and literature’s greatest explorer Phileas Fogg in a thrilling new adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel, Around the World in 80 Days, coming to Masterpiece on PBS. Joining Tennant for this 8-part adventure will be French actor Ibrahim Koma (OSS 177) as Fogg’s irrepressible valet, Passepartout, Leonie Benesch […]

  • R.I.P. ‘Mulberry’s’ Tony Selby

    Sadly, these R.I.P. posts are coming way too frequent and way too fast for my liking these days. This one is another name you may not be familiar with but will definitely know his work. Tony Selby, perhaps best remembered for his starring role as Corporal Percy Marsh in Esmonde & Larbey’s national service comedy Get […]

  • ‘Tom Jones’, the mother of all Rom-coms, headed to PBS

    Long considered to be one of the earliest novels in the English language, Henry Fielding's The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling will be adapted and reimagined for television by PBS Masterpiece. The story follows the growth and misadventures of the title character, played in this new adaptation by the young actor Solly McLeod (The Rising), who stars opposite Sophie Wilde (You Don't Know Me) as the heroine, Sophia Western.

  • Returning to the Dales with ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ S2 — Such fun!

    New faces, returning favorites including Tricki Woo, a will they/won’t they get together story and lots of cute lambs are in store when series 2 of All Creatures Great and Small returns in Winter 2022 on PBS. “I do love it here. The place. The work. The people…”, so says James Herriot (Nicholas Ralph)….and, based on viewer feedback […]

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