• As the world needs more Eddie Izzard and Dame Judi Dench, ‘Six Minutes to Midnight’ delivers

    As the world needs more Eddie Izzard and Dame Judi Dench, ‘Six Minutes to Midnight’ delivers

    As Planet Earth gingerly begins entering a tiered post-COVID era, movie theaters are beginning to open up which means films will begin to be released where they were meant to be, as in on the big screen rather than the endless number streaming options now available to us all. One such film worth our collective time is Six Minutes to Midnight starring Eddie Izzard and Dame Judi Dench. As Deadline says, COVID or no-COVID, more films with Eddie Izzard and Judi Dench is something that the world needs.

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  • Q&A with Alexander Eik, creator/co-writer of ‘Atlantic Crossing’ premiering Sunday on PBS Masterpiece

    Q&A with Alexander Eik, creator/co-writer of ‘Atlantic Crossing’ premiering Sunday on PBS Masterpiece

    Based on the World War II relationship of Franklin D. Roosevelt (the 32nd President of the United States) and Norwegian Crown Princess Märtha, Atlantic Crossing tells the riveting and relatively unknown true story of Crown Princess Märtha, who became an influential figure in world politics during World War II, after Norway was occupied by Nazi Germany in 1940. In advance of Sunday’s premiere, Tellyspotting had the great good fortune to sit down with Alexander Eik, Norwegian film and TV series Director and creator and co-writer/co-director of Atlantic Crossing, to fully get a sense as to what it took to bring this series from an idea in the mind palace of Eik to the premiere on PBS as part of the Masterpiece series.

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  • With S4 on the way to PBS Masterpiece, ‘Unforgotten’ S5 is confirmed!

    With S4 on the way to PBS Masterpiece, ‘Unforgotten’ S5 is confirmed!

    Unforgotten, starring the always brilliant Nicola Walker (MI5, Last Tango in Halifax, Scott & Bailey) and the equally as brilliant Sanjeev Bhaskar (Goodness Gracious Me, Kumars at No. 42, Yesterday) in the lead roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DS Sunil ‘Sunny’ Khan, has become one of the mainstays of the PBS Masterpiece series line-up since its premiere in […]

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  • ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ begins filming on S2!

    ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ begins filming on S2!

    When I wrote a while back that the new reboot of  All Creatures Great and Small had all the potential to become the next Downton Abbey, that may have been a little presumptuous on my part but not by much based on viewer reaction, critical acclaim, the official word from Channel 5 and PBS that the series had been commissioned for a second series but, now, with confirmation that production filming has begun, it’s a given, hopefully. ACGS was a great way to kick off 2021 and Masterpiece’s 50th anniversary season! What better way to kick off the next 50 than returning to life in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1930s and series 2 of All Creatures Great and Small!

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  • Could that be ‘Sanditon 2’ we see on the horizon? Maybe so….

    Could that be ‘Sanditon 2’ we see on the horizon? Maybe so….

    Without trying to get anyone’s hopes up to much, there just might be joy in Mudville around the corner as there have been rumblings about the possibility of a second series of Sanditon in our collective future. For much of Planet Earth, dreams of a second series had pretty much gone up in flames much like Tom […]

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