• Handel, Hendrix and Van Gogh, oh my!

    Handel, Hendrix and Van Gogh, oh my!

    If you find yourself in London during the holidays, here are a couple off-the-beaten path places to check out that you just, quite frankly, don’t find on a regular basis when traveling to another city. Given the potential of you never know what you will find around the corner, this is why London is a […]

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  • For £900k, a piece of ‘Vicar of Dibley’ can be yours in Turville!

    For £900k, a piece of ‘Vicar of Dibley’ can be yours in Turville!

    The cottage which doubled as the home of Geraldine Granger in the Vicar of Dibley has gone on sale – for a mere £900,000. Set in the fictional Oxfordshire village of Dibley, the real cottage is nestled in the quaint and picturesque Oxfordshire village of Turville. Having just recently spent some time there as part of KERA’s […]

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  • Capping off the KERA British Telly Tour with a trip to ‘Dibley’ and Bletchley Park!

    Capping off the KERA British Telly Tour with a trip to ‘Dibley’ and Bletchley Park!

    Taking absolutely nothing away from our stops earlier in the week touring filming locations for Downton Abbey (Highclere Castle), Poldark (Chavenage House), Midsomer Murders (Dorchester-on-Thames), Inspector Morse/Lewis/Endeavour (Oxfordshire) and Agatha Raisin (Biddestone), the final day of the KERA British Telly Tour before returning to London may have been the best of all with a stop in Turville, yet another picturesque small English village (thankfully, no murders have occured there to my knowledge) for a behind-the-scenes look at the Vicar of Dibley and then on to Bletchley Park (Bletchley Circle) for a glimpse at the brilliant work that came out of the minds of the roughly 9000 men and women that worked tirelessly to end World War II .

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  • Having survived ‘Midsomer Murders’, it’s on to Highclere Castle and Chavenage House!

    Having survived ‘Midsomer Murders’, it’s on to Highclere Castle and Chavenage House!

    With new found confidence after surviving our time in the small English village of Dorchester-on-Thames touring several Midsomer Murder locations and living to tell about it, the Transcendent Travel/KERA Great British Telly Tour continued safely on to Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) and Chavenage House (Poldark) on Wednesday. Being able to experience the more than familiar locations used […]

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  • Tellyspotting survives small English village with a day in ‘Midsomer’

    Tellyspotting survives small English village with a day in ‘Midsomer’

    For fans of Midsomer Murders and Father Brown, you know how difficult it is to survive life in a small English village. With a overall body count expected to rise about 400 during filming of the 25th series of the extraordinarily popular British drama, Dorchester-on-Thames was the next stop on the KERA British Telly Tour this week. Fortunately, I […]

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  • Batman teaches road safety to London school kids

    Batman teaches road safety to London school kids

    A perfect example of just how awesome the internet can be shows itself in this thought-to-be-lost video of Adam West’s Batman teaching road safety to London school children. In this May 1967 advert, the Caped Crusader is shown teaching the Green Cross Code to youngsters on London’s streets.

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  • For only £1.25 million, Fern Cottage, Doc Martin’s home and GP surgery can be yours!

    For only £1.25 million, Fern Cottage, Doc Martin’s home and GP surgery can be yours!

    Fern Cottage, the iconic cottage featured Doc Martin as Dr. Martin Ellingham’s home and GP surgery has gone on the market for a cool £1.25 million. The cottage has been featured in the show for 18 years and is considered a classic fisherman’s stone cottage with two bedrooms, a slate terrace and a tiered garden and impressive sea views from its elevated position overlooking Port Isaac’s historic fishing village and harbor.

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  • At long last — the unveiling of Big Ben this NYE!

    At long last — the unveiling of Big Ben this NYE!

    Following a couple of years of very little to cheer about, this in-depth bit of news from Secret London is just too good to pass up! It’s been four long years since the loveable Big Ben disappeared under scaffolding, and it’s a bit of an understatement to say that a lot has happened in that […]

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