Q&A with ‘Sanditon’s Crystal Clarke as she reveals her hope for Miss Lambe if there were to be a 2nd series and much more…

One of the glaring downsides of not having the benefit of a second series as of yet of the British period drama, Sanditon, isn’t the fact that it didn’t adhere to a traditional Jane Austen ending but that there wasn’t near enough time during series 1 to fully develop the character of Georgiana Lambe, played by […]

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Q&A with Miss Fisher’s DI Jack Robinson, aka Nathan Page, as ‘The Crypt of Tears’ begins streaming today!

No matter where you are in the world today, if you are merely practicing social distancing, ‘working from home’ or are full-on ‘sheltered in place’, take comfort in the fact that, beginning today on AcornTV, Miss Phryne Fisher is back after a 5- year hiatus, which seemed like an eternity, from the popular Australian series, Miss […]

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#COVID-19 delays production of ‘Call the Midwife’ S10

The most recent TV and film industry casualty of the coronavirus pandemic reaches all the way to Poplar and the bike-riding resident nuns of Nonnatus House as the BBC has shut down filming of this year’s Call the Midwife Christmas Special and the forthcoming series 10.

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Rest assured, Sir Julian Fellowes’ ‘Belgravia’ is every bit as scandalous as ‘Downton Abbey’

It was inevitable that Sir Julian Fellowes’ newest endeavor would be forever linked and compared to the greatness of Downton Abbey. And, given the fact that his newest effort, Belgravia, starts out with a promotional tag line of ‘secrets, sex, class warfare and corsets’ among the upper echelon of London society, it’s no wonder. While both series explore […]

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Beware the Ides of March — ‘Up Pompeii’ style!

Aside from the brilliant series, I Claudius, it seems like an ‘Ides of March’ cannot pass without thinking of the classic BBC comedy, Up Pompeii, starring the late, great Frankie Howerd. The series, which ran only two short seasons back in 1969-1970, was written by and starred a number of Carry On film alumni, would probably have […]

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Q&A with ‘Sanditon’s Rose Williams as she shares her thoughts about the series, Jane Austen, the possibility of a 2nd series and, yes, even cricket!

With Sanditon in the books following the series 1 conclusion in the U.S. as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, Tellyspotting had the extreme good fortune to sit down recently with delightful Rose Williams, aka Charlotte Heywood, to talk about the series, the role of Charlotte, Jane Austen and everything in-between. We even talked her into divulging her secret to playing cricket! It’s a long one, so grab a bag of popcorn and settle in. 

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‘Professor T’ to get British makeover starring ‘Death in Paradise’s’ Ben Miller

ITV has announced a new crime drama series based on the hit Belgian series of the same name, Professor T. The series will star Ben Miller (Death in Paradise, Worst Week of My Life) as Professor Jasper Tempest, genius OCD criminologist with Frances de la Tour (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Vicious) as his colorful but overbearing mother, Adelaide. […]

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‘Red Dwarf: The Promised Land’ delivers comedy gold with a first look trailer

At long last, we get our first look at the return of the greatness of Red Dwarf and their new feature length special, Red Dwarf: The Promised Land. The new special will see Lister, Rimmer, Kryten (a.k.a. Service Mechanoid 2X4B-523P) and Cat meet three cat clerics, played by Tom Bennett, Mandeep Dhillon, Lucy Pearman, who worship Lister as their God. Lister vows to help them as they’re being hunted by Rodon, the ruthless feral cat leader (Ray Fearon) who has vowed to wipe out all cats who worship anyone but him.

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