• Jenna Coleman signs on for ‘The War Rooms’

    Jenna Coleman signs on for ‘The War Rooms’

    Much like I have come to believe David Tennant is the hardest working British actor on the male side, I’m now convinced that Jenna Coleman holds that distinction on the female side. Coleman became a household name back in 2012 as Matt Smith’s traveling companion, Clara Oswald, in Doctor Who following an early soap stint on Emmerdale and the […]

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  • Your next lockdown/working from home binge-watch — ‘Mulberry’

    Your next lockdown/working from home binge-watch — ‘Mulberry’

                              Admittedly, there has been little, if anything, to celebrate since Monday, March 16, 2020, the day that most of America started working from home. That said, the time that it has given fans of British comedies to either revisit their favorite British […]

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  • Happy 92nd, Dame Patricia Routledge!

    Happy 92nd, Dame Patricia Routledge!

    One of the few upsides of this past week of sub-zero temperatures, loss of electricity for millions of people and the possibility of broken pipes in our collective futures, is the opportunity to send good wishes for a very happy birthday to the brilliant Dame Patricia Routledge, who turned 92 on Wednesday. While Hyacinth would […]

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  • Happy 66th, Rowan Atkinson!

    Happy 66th, Rowan Atkinson!

    Rowan Atkinson turns 66 today. Thankfully, for us, the comedic genius chose to put neither his degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Newcastle University nor his degree of MSc in Electrical Engineering from The Queen’s College, Oxford to use. His true calling became more clear after gaining national attention as member of The Oxford Revue at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1976.

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  • Happy belated 86th, Dame Judi Dench!

    Happy belated 86th, Dame Judi Dench!

    If it wasn’t the case before, I’m now fully convinced that if you looked up the definition of brilliant in the dictionary, there would simply be a photo of Dame Judi Dench. The Oscar/Tony/BAFTA/Laurence Olivier/Golden Globe/Screen Actors Guild award winner turned 86 years young on Wednesday and shows no signs of slowing down any time […]

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  • Producers promise massive surprises for ‘Death in Paradise’ S10

    Producers promise massive surprises for ‘Death in Paradise’ S10

    Not that anyone needs yet another reason to bid a well-deserved goodbye to 2020 with an eye towards 2021, but, just in case, producers of Death in Paradise are teasing ‘massive surprises’ as it was revealed recently that in addition to Joséphine Jobert returning to reprise her role as DS Florence Cassell for series 10, fan-favorite Sara Martins, who played DS Camille Bordey, would feature in two episodes during the forthcoming series.

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  • ‘My Grandparents’ War’ heads to PBS this Spring

    ‘My Grandparents’ War’ heads to PBS this Spring

    Produced in 2019 to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, four celebrated actors undertake a fascinating journey into their family’s past by re-tracing the footsteps of their grandparents during World War II in My Grandparents’ War. Headed to PBS in the Spring of 2021, the series follows Kristin Scott Thomas (The Darkest Hour, […]

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