Just how realistic is ‘Call the Midwife’?
  • Pack your bags! We’re heading back to ‘Sanditon’ this March on PBS Masterpiece!

    If you happen to know anyone who needs a little seaside romance and intrigue in their life, PBS is definitely your travel destination this Spring. Thanks in large part to the relentless efforts of an extraordinary fanbase led by the #SanditonSisterhood, who continued to have hope that one day Sanditon would rise from the ashes, Charlotte Heywood’s epic journey continues when the second series of Sanditon returns Sunday, March 20 on PBS.

Recent Posts
  • The music of ‘All Creatures’ — Masterpiece Q&A with composer, Alexandra Harwood

    When one thinks of the key elements to any successful British drama series, you immediately talk about the superior writing (think Downton Abbey), the brilliant acting (think Sherlock) and the visually stunning landscape (think Poldark). One other element, however, that goes relatively unnoticed but is equally as important in the creation of an overall success is […]

  • First glimpse of Anthony Horowitz’s ‘Magpie Murders’ headed to PBS Masterpiece

    2022 has already shown to be the icing on the proverbial British drama cake that began with the return of All Creatures Great and Small a few short weeks ago. Later in the year, it’s the return of Sanditon, another new series of Call the Midwife and several new series coming our way. One such series headed our way in 2022 that we have talked about extensively is the television adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders.

  • Gary Waldhorn — a.k.a. Dibley’s Councillor David Horton, dies at 78.

    Gary Waldhorn, the actor best known for his role of Councillor David Horton in the Dawn French comedy, Vicar of Dibley, has died at the age of 78. Waldhorn’s son Josh confirmed to BBC News that his father died on Monday, saying in a statement: “Classically trained, it was the theatre where he truly flourished and he leaves a legacy […]

  • As S2 begins, ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ renewed for 2 more series!

    As we put a cap on the series 2 premiere last night of All Creatures Great and Small, the news that UK broadcaster, Channel 5, has renewed the adventures of James Herriot in Darrowby for not one, but TWO more series has been confirmed. Series 3 will see the return of Nicholas Ralph, Samuel West, Anna Madeley, […]

  • Talking ‘Vienna Blood’ S2 with series director, Robert Dornhelm

    Series 2 of the Austrian-set crime thriller, Vienna Blood, premieres tonight on PBS. As with series 1, the new installments will, once again, pair a world-weary Austrian police detective and with a young doctor of psychology as they team up to solve crimes in 1900s Vienna. Starring Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game), and Juergen Maurer (Tatort), […]

Odds & Sods