Fresh off her current stint as Queen Elizabeth II in The Crown, the 2019 Best Actress Oscar-winner for The Favourite is headed to the animated world of The Simpsons as a ‘femme fatal’ who only has eyes for the one-and-only Homer Simpson.
In the day and age of present day comedy whereby a number of classic British and American situation comedies are being re-made even if it’s just for a one-off special, one has to wonder whether or not the much more politically correct climate of 2019 would lend itself to a remake of the Jeremy Lloyd/David Croft classic, ‘Allo ‘Allo.
At long last, it’s Afternoon Tea Week in the U.K.! Running from 12th – 18th August and celebrated in venues across the U.K, ranging from quaint tea rooms, to 5-star hotels and countryside manors all paying tribute to the nation’s favorite pastime. Someone we should all be acquainted with especially during this week is Grant W.V. Harrold, a.k.a. […]
The second episode of the sixth series of ITV’s hit detective drama, Endeavour, sees Morse investigating a murder with links to a film studio that bears a strong resemblance to the one once operated by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson in the 1960s. The story is set in July 1969 against the optimism and excitement of […]
Over 60 million recordings sold, 14 gold singles and seven gold albums later, the legendary (and, absolutely delightful) Peter Noone lands in North Texas Saturday night at the Arlington Music Hall. In advance of his performance, Tellyspotting had the great good fortune to sit down for a very enjoyable chat with the English singer-songwriter, guitarist, pianist and actor to talk music, the 60s and life in general.
The second episode of the sixth series of ITV’s hit detective drama, Endeavour, saw Endeavour Morse investigating a murder with links to a film studio that bears a strong resemblance to the one once operated by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson in the 1960s. The cast of Endeavour divulge what it was like having series star, Shaun Evans direct an episode in series 6.
Press, the 6-part drama which takes place in the contemporary world of the British newspaper industry, focusing on the two publications – broadsheet newspaper The Herald and tabloid newspaper The Post, is headed to Masterpiece this Fall on PBS.
Rumor has it the war may not be over for Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle and his driver, Samantha. Foyle’s War, that is. The World War II detective drama, starring Michael Kitchen and Honeysuckle Weeks, ran from 2002 to 2007 and centered around DCI Foyle seeking justice for cases from war profiteering to murders. Some fairly significant fan pressure revived in 2010 but after eight series, ‘the war’ finally ended in 2015…or did it?
Douglas Adams’ comedy sci-fi classic The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is headed for an American television remake. The brilliant British staple originated as a comedy radio series in 1978, became a hugely successful series of novels and, subsequently, a classic 6-part television series for BBC2 in 1981. According to Deadline, it will be developed for an American audience by Carlton Cuse (Lost, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Bates Motel, Locke & Key) and feature writer Jason Fuchs.
Sanditon, Andrew Davies’ eight-part take on Jane Austen’s final and incomplete novel of the same name is coming to PBS and ITV. When it arrives, expect plenty of romance and the obligatory frolics to follow.