• Anne Reid talks ‘Sanditon’, ‘Last Tango’ and ‘Hold the Sunset’ all the while dreaming of another opportunity to play Lady Denham!

    Anne Reid talks ‘Sanditon’, ‘Last Tango’ and ‘Hold the Sunset’ all the while dreaming of another opportunity to play Lady Denham!

    Hopefully, there is a point in everyone’s career where you have such an awesome day that you can take a step back for a moment and think it really can’t get any better than this. A recent conversation with Anne Reid, the absolutely delightful star of Sanditon, Last Tango in Halifax and Hold the Sunset, provided me with one of those days I’ll never forget.

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  • Alan Bennett’s revamped ‘Talking Heads’ monologue series is Must.See.TV!

    Alan Bennett’s revamped ‘Talking Heads’ monologue series is Must.See.TV!

    This week is lockdown telly at its must-see finest. On Tuesday, BBC1 premieres the revival of a late 80s masterpiece, Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologue series with a line-up of stars that reads like a who’s who of the British acting world. The rebirth of the masterful series of to-camera monologues features the likes of Sarah Lancashire […]

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  • ‘Line of Duty’ meets ‘Unforgotten’ meets ‘Life on Mars’ meets ‘Midsomer Murders’ in support of frontline healthcare workers!

    ‘Line of Duty’ meets ‘Unforgotten’ meets ‘Life on Mars’ meets ‘Midsomer Murders’ in support of frontline healthcare workers!

    Creativity just doesn’t get any better than it has recently during these unsettled times. In today’s offering, orchestrated by Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio in aid of Asks For Masks which is raising money for PPE where it’s most needed, the sketch sees Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) video call his AC-12 colleagues Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure) and […]

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  • Make ‘Being Human’ a priority for lockdown binge viewing!

    Make ‘Being Human’ a priority for lockdown binge viewing!

    Being ‘human’ is hard enough for the average individual. Imagine how difficult it is for your average vampire, ghost and/or werewolf. Now, put them all in a flat in Wales and it becomes almost impossible to imagine. Being Human, the Toby Whithouse creation started out over a decade ago as a series that bordered on […]

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  • ‘Beecham House’ next up for PBS’ Masterpiece beginning June 14

    ‘Beecham House’ next up for PBS’ Masterpiece beginning June 14

    Next up in the long line of British period dramas headed your way will be Beecham House, coming to PBS beginning June 14. Created by Gurinder Chadha — the director of films including Bend It Like Beckham and Blinded by the Light — the 6-part series depicts the fortunes of the residents of Beecham House, an imposing Downton Abbey-esque mansion surrounded by acres of […]

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  • PBS Masterpiece, BBC team up to commission ‘World on Fire’ for a second series!

    PBS Masterpiece, BBC team up to commission ‘World on Fire’ for a second series!

    With 3 episodes remaining in the first series of World on Fire (Tonight, May 10 and 17 on PBS Masterpiece), welcome news comes from PBS and the BBC that the Helen Hunt-led British World War II drama has been commissioned for a second series. Although the news of the commissioning was both welcome and somewhat expected given both the audience and critical acclaim, it’s does come as a bit of a surprise given the fact that a previously popular series that was also designed as a multi-year drama, Sanditon, was inexplicably cancelled after the first series.

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  • After 30 years, ‘Good Omens: Lockdown’ has a message for you.

    After 30 years, ‘Good Omens: Lockdown’ has a message for you.

    On May 1, 1990, a classic novel was born. From the brilliant mind palaces of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch tells the story birth of the son of Satan and the coming of the End Times. The Apocalypse is near, and Final Judgement will soon descend upon the human species. Now, on the 30th Anniversary of the original publication of Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, who better to hear from during this uncertain time of ‘sheltering at home’ than Aziraphale and Crowley themselves.

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  • ‘Van der Valk’ set to make the streets of Amsterdam safe this Summer on PBS

    ‘Van der Valk’ set to make the streets of Amsterdam safe this Summer on PBS

    Street-smart, cynical and unapologetic detective Simon Van der Valk is an everyman of sorts, investigating high profile cases and gritty murders that immerse him and his team in contemporary Amsterdam’s fast-paced worlds of art, politics, addiction, mysticism, and fashion. If you’re a fan of Luther, Van der Valk is fasten your drama seat belt at its finest.

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