The Big Bang Theory stars Jim Parsons and Mayim Bialik, who played Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah Fowler on the recently ended CBS sitcom, have partnered for Carla, a new multi-camera comedy to be based on Miranda Hart’s BBC series Miranda.
At long last, season Three of The Crown, starring Oscar-winning Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II (replacing Oscar-nominee Claire Foy), arrives on 17 November. Giving us a glimpse of Olivia Colman playing Queen Elizabeth II for the first time, the recently released Netflix trailer shows that the creators definitely have a sense of humor or […]
World on Fire, an emotionally gripping World War II drama that follows the intertwining fates of ordinary people in five countries as they grapple with the effects of the war on their everyday lives is coming to PBS and Masterpiece in 2020.
While it was, admittedly, hard to leave the ice cream of Sidmouth and then also having to wave goodbye to Lady Grey of the DeVere Tortworth Court Hotel, the idea of walking the grounds of Hampton Court Palace as part of the next leg of the To the Manor Born KERA Tour of England tour somehow made everything more than tolerable.
As we made our way back towards London from Cornwall, the To the Manor Born KERA Tour of England stopped briefly to grab an ice cream and see the red cliffs of the Jurassic Coast in Sidmouth, a seaside town with a rich royal history. It was December 1819 when the Duke and Duchess of Kent […]
Saying goodbye to Cricket St. Thomas, the home of To the Manor Born, the KERA Tour of England continued further west this past week with a tour of Port Isaac and the Cornwall coast followed by a walk-through of the Greenway Estate, the holiday home of Agatha Christie and the setting for the final Hercule Poirot […]
Day 3 of the To the Manor Born KERA Tour of England begins with the Roman Baths in our rearview mirror as Jim points the motor coach west and heads to Cricket St. Thomas in Somerset, England. While the name may not be immediately familiar, I’m guessing that the staircase might give it away as the home of Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, then Richard DeVere then Audrey fforbes-Hamilton AND Richard DeVere in To the Manor Born.
The To the Manor Born KERA Tour of England got off to a brilliant start on Monday with a chamber of commerce/postcard perfect day in Windsor touring Windsor Castle. After a whirlwind beginning in Windsor, we boarded the motorcoach with Jim at the helm carefully navigating his way to Highclere Castle (a.k.a. Downton Abbey). The folks with […]
Beginning Monday and continuing over the course of the next week, 30 intrepid British drama and comedy enthusiasts will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see first hand the locations used in the filming of such series favorites as Victoria, Poldark, Downton Abbey, Doc Martin and To the Manor Born, in addition to such iconic places as Hampton Court Palace and The Greenway Estate, the home of author Agatha Christie.
Next up on the American re-make horizon is the brilliant BBC series, Mum. According to Deadline, Tony-winning playwright and actor Tracy Letts (August: Osage County and Killer Joe) will write the remake of the BAFTA-winning U.K. television series Mum with producer Scott Rudin (To Kill a Mockingbird, Moneyball, The Social Network) developing the series with Big Talk Productions. Mum, […]