• Agatha Raisin’s Ashley Jensen heads north to join the cast of ‘Shetland’

    Agatha Raisin’s Ashley Jensen heads north to join the cast of ‘Shetland’

    Scottish-born Ashley Jensen (May to December, Eastenders, Ugly Betty, After Life, Extras) who stars as the middle-aged public relations agent who sold her Mayfair public relations firm and fled London for the supposedly peaceful cobblestone streets of the Cotswolds and early retirement in Agatha Raisin, is headed north to Scotland to take over for DI Jimmy Perez […]

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  • ‘Sanditon’ — a first look at S3 coming to PBS in 2023!

    ‘Sanditon’ — a first look at S3 coming to PBS in 2023!

    Starring Rose Williams, Crystal Clarke, Anne Reid, Kris Marshall and Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Sanditon rose from the ashes thanks, as we all will remember, to a herculean effort by fans to revive the series following a 2-year hiatus between series 1 and series 2. By now, we all are keenly aware that series 2 was filled with enough shocks, […]

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  • ‘Tom Jones’ (no, not that one) headed to PBS Masterpiece in 2023!

    ‘Tom Jones’ (no, not that one) headed to PBS Masterpiece in 2023!

    The adaptation of Henry Fielding’s classic novel, The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling, tells the story of the title character’s complicated journey to find real love. Delighting readers since 1749, Tom Jones will continue to do just that in this 4-part television adaptation expected to arrive in 2023 as part of the PBS Masterpiece series. In […]

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  • ‘The Woman in the Wall’ — file under ‘one to keep an eye out for’

    ‘The Woman in the Wall’ — file under ‘one to keep an eye out for’

    Starring Ruth Wilson (Luther, The Affair, His Dark Materials) and Daryl McCormack (Peaky Blinders), the recently commissioned The Woman in the Wall is definitely one that I plan to clear space on my DVR for in the future and, just maybe, consider watching with the lights on. Set in a fictional Irish town of Kilkinure (County […]

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  • More ‘Guilt’ on the way later this month from Masterpiece on PBS!

    More ‘Guilt’ on the way later this month from Masterpiece on PBS!

    If you haven’t seen Guilt as of yet, consider placing it at the top of your viewing list of ‘2022 guilty pleasures list’ courtesy of PBS and Masterpiece. Sporting a brilliant cast coupled with great writing that features more twists and turns than the law allows around every corner when series 1 ran last year, Guilt pairs the talents […]

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  • With S1 premiering Sunday, Oct 16 on PBS, life is good as filming on ‘Annika’ S2 has begun!

    With S1 premiering Sunday, Oct 16 on PBS, life is good as filming on ‘Annika’ S2 has begun!

    From the time I was first introduced to the greatness of Nicola Walker in her role as DI Susan Taylor in Touching Evil (co-starring with Grantchester‘s Robson Green), followed by her time as Ruth Evershed in Spooks (MI5), guest roles in Luther, Being Human and Inside Men, then her more recent efforts in Scott & Bailey, Last Tango in Halifax and The Split once again I’m convinced she […]

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  • PBS Masterpiece announces ‘Mrs. Churchill’ at TCA press tour

    PBS Masterpiece announces ‘Mrs. Churchill’ at TCA press tour

    Once again, PBS Masterpiece made their usual big splash at the recent Television Critics Association press tour. Aside from showcasing upcoming new seasons of Miss Scarlet and The Duke and All Creatures Great and Small and a new brilliant effort from Anthony Horowitz based on his Magpie Murders novel of the same name, Masterpiece Executive Producer Susanne Simpson announced an upcoming television adaptation of a five-part drama based on the public and private life of Clementine Churchill, wife of British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

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