‘Miss Scarlet and the Duke’ — PBS’s newest ‘Masterpiece’ begins January 17, 2021!

Set in the dark underbelly of Victorian London, Miss Scarlet and the Duke is headed to Drama Sundays on PBS. Starring Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders, The Downton Abbey Movie, Wolf Hall and The Crown) as Eliza Scarlet, and Stuart Martin (Jamestown, Babylon, Medici) as The Duke, Miss Scarlet and the Duke comes to Masterpiece beginning January 17 at 8pET/7pCT on […]

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Let us pray as Dibley’s Vicar teases something special for Christmas.

Since everything you read on the Internet is true, I’m taking Dawn French’s teasing of something special from the creators of The Vicar of Dibley this season to the bank. Ok, fine, I can only find one mention of the absolutely brilliant news reportedly dropped recently by French, who plays Dibley’s vicar, Geraldine Granger, but I’m taking that as meaning ‘there is a chance’ that this possibility could be worth the paper it was printed on.

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‘Talking Heads’ revamp celebrates Masterpiece’s 50th on PBS in 2021

BBC’s recent revival of a late 80s masterpiece, Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologue series complete with a line-up of stars that reads like a who’s who of the British acting world, was not only a ‘masterpiece’ but it’s getting ready to ‘be a masterpiece’, as in PBS’s Masterpiece in 2021. The reboot of the masterful series of […]

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PBS books ‘Atlantic Crossing’ for Spring 2021 trip on ‘Masterpiece’

The upsides to having a number of our favorite British drama staples on PBS such as Endeavour, Grantchester, Call the Midwife and Unforgotten be forced to delay production on their respective new series premieres for several months due to the UK filming shutdown are few and far between. One such upside is that it gives both PBS and your […]

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‘Grantchester’ is back!

It’s amazing how just three words can make one happy these days as long as they are the right three words and in the right order. ‘Grantchester is back’ doesn’t quite erase all that 2020 has unleashed on Planet Earth but it does give us something to look forward to in the coming months. Filming is underway in Cambridgeshire, Hampshire […]

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‘Happy Valley’ set to return for a 3rd series

With chances of a third series consistently hovering between zero and none, it looks like creator/writer Sally Wainwright (Scott and Bailey, Last Tango in Halifax, Gentleman Jack) is ready to return to Happy Valley after a four-year hiatus. Wainwright has continued to skate rumors about a third series since the show ended back in 2016 given commitments […]

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