Mark Twain once said that “The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” While he was talking about the rumors of his own demise, he could have just as easily been thinking ahead about the BBC drama series, Last Tango in Halifax, which seemed to come to an unofficial end following its last broadcast in December 2016.
It’s been awhile since April 2015 when American audiences were introduced to the brilliant Wolf Hall on PBS. With author Hilary Mantel’s final chapter of the trilogy hitting the shelves in March 2020, the BBC has confirmed Wolf Hall 2 is in the works.
While the forthcoming Downton Abbey movie may not officially be considered the biggest feature film since Avengers: Endgame, it certainly is equally as anticipated across the land with the release in UK cinemas set for September 13th of this year and in U.S. theaters a week later on September 20th.
Prior to his brilliant effort as Jean Valjean in the BBC/PBS adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables and after his equally brilliant role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in The Wire, Dominic West starred in The Hour.
Principle filming on the Steven Moffat/Mark Gatiss adaptation of the uber-anticipated Dracula has begun with the production returning to Bray Studios in London, the home of Hammer Films, following some time at Slovakia’s Orava Castle.
With Andrew Davies’ brilliant adaptation of Les Misérables coming to a close this Sunday on PBS’ Masterpiece series, have you ever wondered just how a series of this magnitude is made in the 21st century and at the same time seamlessly transport you back to 19th century France?
Taking a break from his role as Doctor Stephen Strange, the primary protector of planet Earth against magical and mystical threats in the Avengers film franchise, Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Thomas Edison in ‘The Current War.’
Quickly supplanting Spooks (MI5 in America) in my book as the No. 1 go-to series for rainy day binge-viewing over and over is Jed Mercurio’s Line of Duty. The British police procedural drama, which just concluded its 5th season last Sunday on BBC One, follows the day-to-day efforts of Anti-Corruption Unit 12 (AC-12) as they seek out and attempt to eliminate “bent coppers” from the ranks of the London police force.