• ‘Talking Heads’ revamp celebrates Masterpiece’s 50th on PBS in 2021

    ‘Talking Heads’ revamp celebrates Masterpiece’s 50th on PBS in 2021

    BBC’s recent revival of a late 80s masterpiece, Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads monologue series complete with a line-up of stars that reads like a who’s who of the British acting world, was not only a ‘masterpiece’ but it’s getting ready to ‘be a masterpiece’, as in PBS’s Masterpiece in 2021. The reboot of the masterful series of […]

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  • PBS books ‘Atlantic Crossing’ for Spring 2021 trip on ‘Masterpiece’

    PBS books ‘Atlantic Crossing’ for Spring 2021 trip on ‘Masterpiece’

    The upsides to having a number of our favorite British drama staples on PBS such as Endeavour, Grantchester, Call the Midwife and Unforgotten be forced to delay production on their respective new series premieres for several months due to the UK filming shutdown are few and far between. One such upside is that it gives both PBS and your […]

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  • ‘Happy Valley’ set to return for a 3rd series

    ‘Happy Valley’ set to return for a 3rd series

    With chances of a third series consistently hovering between zero and none, it looks like creator/writer Sally Wainwright (Scott and Bailey, Last Tango in Halifax, Gentleman Jack) is ready to return to Happy Valley after a four-year hiatus. Wainwright has continued to skate rumors about a third series since the show ended back in 2016 given commitments […]

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  • Could ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ become the next ‘Downton Abbey’?

    Could ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ become the next ‘Downton Abbey’?

    Ok, that may be just a bit over the top but given the response to last night series 1 finale of the All Creatures Great and Small reboot, it has all the makings of equaling the brilliant six series run of Downton Abbey. Since the new ACGS has yet to premiere on PBS’ Masterpiece series with American audiences having to wait […]

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  • Happy 45th, ‘Poldark’!

    Happy 45th, ‘Poldark’!

    Looking at the calendar, it’s hard to believe it is already October. Can someone tell me what happened to March through September?? It’s also hard to believe that yesterday, Monday, October 5th, marked the 45th anniversary of the UK premiere of Poldark. It was such a treat to open an email yesterday morning and spend time reading how Robin Ellis, the original Captain Ross Poldark, marked the anniversary.

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