Ridley Road — begins tonight on PBS’ Masterpiece!
  • More ‘Guilt’ on the way later this month from Masterpiece on PBS!

    If you haven’t seen Guilt as of yet, consider placing it at the top of your viewing list of ‘2022 guilty pleasures list’ courtesy of PBS and Masterpiece. Sporting a brilliant cast coupled with great writing that features more twists and turns than the law allows around every corner when series 1 ran last year, Guilt pairs the talents […]

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  • With S1 premiering Sunday, Oct 16 on PBS, life is good as filming on ‘Annika’ S2 has begun!

    From the time I was first introduced to the greatness of Nicola Walker in her role as DI Susan Taylor in Touching Evil (co-starring with Grantchester‘s Robson Green), followed by her time as Ruth Evershed in Spooks (MI5), guest roles in Luther, Being Human and Inside Men, then her more recent efforts in Scott & Bailey, Last Tango in Halifax and The Split once again I’m convinced she […]

  • PBS Masterpiece announces ‘Mrs. Churchill’ at TCA press tour

    Once again, PBS Masterpiece made their usual big splash at the recent Television Critics Association press tour. Aside from showcasing upcoming new seasons of Miss Scarlet and The Duke and All Creatures Great and Small and a new brilliant effort from Anthony Horowitz based on his Magpie Murders novel of the same name, Masterpiece Executive Producer Susanne Simpson announced an upcoming television adaptation of a five-part drama based on the public and private life of Clementine Churchill, wife of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

  • First look — Nicola Walker and Sean Bean in ‘Marriage’!

    Fresh off her brilliant portrayel of the sharp, witty and enigmatic DI Annika Strandhed in Annika which followed her totally unexpected departure at the conclusion of the 4th series of Unforgotten, Nicola Walker (Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax, Unforgotten, The Split, Annika) is set to star with Sean Bean (Sharpe, Vicar of Dibley, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Broken, Time) in […]

  • RIP — Bernard Cribbins O.B.E. — “….he was in one episode of Fawlty Towers” **

    Bernard Cribbins, the rather fussy spoon salesman mistaken for a hotel inspector in one episode of Fawlty Towers, has died at the age of 93. **In spite of a brilliant seven decade plus career, Cribbins will be forever known as 'being in the "Hotel Inspectors" episode of Fawlty Towers, which is a testament to the greatness of perhaps the best British comedy of all time but speaks more to Cribbins' brilliant ability to make even a relatively minor role such as Mr. Hutchinson in one episode of Fawlty Towers so memorable.

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