• First glimpse of Anthony Horowitz’s ‘Magpie Murders’ headed to PBS Masterpiece

    First glimpse of Anthony Horowitz’s ‘Magpie Murders’ headed to PBS Masterpiece

    2022 has already shown to be the icing on the proverbial British drama cake that began with the return of All Creatures Great and Small a few short weeks ago. Later in the year, it’s the return of Sanditon, another new series of Call the Midwife and several new series coming our way. One such series headed our way in 2022 that we have talked about extensively is the television adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders.

    Read more
  • Talking ‘Vienna Blood’ S2 with series director, Robert Dornhelm

    Talking ‘Vienna Blood’ S2 with series director, Robert Dornhelm

    Series 2 of the Austrian-set crime thriller, Vienna Blood, premieres tonight on PBS. As with series 1, the new installments will, once again, pair a world-weary Austrian police detective and with a young doctor of psychology as they team up to solve crimes in 1900s Vienna. Starring Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game), and Juergen Maurer (Tatort), […]

    Read more
  • ‘Vienna Blood’ returns as S2 begins January 9 on PBS

    ‘Vienna Blood’ returns as S2 begins January 9 on PBS

    Series 2 of the Austrian-set crime thriller, Vienna Blood, is headed to PBS beginning January 9. As with series 1, the new installments will, once again, pair a world-weary Austrian police detective and with a young doctor of psychology as they team up to solve crimes in 1900s Vienna. Starring Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game), and […]

    Read more
  • Sister Boniface set to make Great Slaughter streets safe in 2022!

    Sister Boniface set to make Great Slaughter streets safe in 2022!

    Armed with an IQ of 156 and a PhD in Forensic Science, popular Father Brown character Sister Boniface is getting her own spin-off series based on the character who first appeared in episode 6 of series 1 of Father Brown, “The Bride of Christ”. Lorna Watson will reprise her role from the popular BBC1 daytime series, which will focus on light-hearted “cozy” mysteries in a similar vein to Father Brown which stars Mark Williams as the crime-solving Roman Catholic priest.

    Read more
  • ‘Death in Paradise’ adds new crop of ‘victims/suspects’ for S11

    ‘Death in Paradise’ adds new crop of ‘victims/suspects’ for S11

    Tamzin Outhwaite (New Tricks, Eastenders, Ridley Road) Nicholas Bailey (Sally4Ever), Jason Done (Waterloo Road), Ben Onwuke (Safe) and Ben Starr (Jamestown) join Death In Paradise for series 11. In addition to it being a bit hazardous to your health to live in a small English village, kudos to the DIP creator/writer, Robert Thorogood, for continuing to find some ingenious ways to kill off visitors to the picturesque fictional Carribean island of Saint Marie.

    Read more
  • ‘Father Brown’ set to hit the century mark with episode #100 in 2022!

    ‘Father Brown’ set to hit the century mark with episode #100 in 2022!

    In an age of one-and-done British drama series, reaching the century mark when it comes to number of episodes, Father Brown now finds itself in the company of some pretty amazing British dramas such as Midsomer Murders, Silent Witness, Doc Martin, Spooks, New Tricks, Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Call the Midwife and Death in Paradise who have all achieved 9+ series over the years. 

    Read more
  • A familiar face returns to Saint Marie for first-ever ‘Death in Paradise’ Christmas Special

    A familiar face returns to Saint Marie for first-ever ‘Death in Paradise’ Christmas Special

    Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus and, thankfully, it’s appears he’s a British crime drama fan! As Santa places the first ever Death in Paradise Christmas special under our collective trees this year, the Honore PD welcomes Dwayne (Danny John-Jules) with open arms to help solve a murder case. Hey, just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean there can’t be a suspicious ‘death in paradise’.

    Read more
  • Filming begins on S2 of ‘Miss Scarlet & The Duke’ headed to PBS in 2022

    Filming begins on S2 of ‘Miss Scarlet & The Duke’ headed to PBS in 2022

    Once again, set in the dark underbelly of Victorian London, series 2 of Miss Scarlet & The Duke will return to PBS’ Drama Sundays in 2022. Starring Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders, The Downton Abbey Movie, Wolf Hall and The Crown) as Eliza Scarlet, and Stuart Martin (Jamestown, Babylon, Medici) as The Duke, Miss Scarlet & The Duke began filming earlier this Fall. For series 2, creator/writer […]

    Read more
  • As ‘Vera’ S11 returns, Brenda Blethyn teases upcoming episodes for 2022

    As ‘Vera’ S11 returns, Brenda Blethyn teases upcoming episodes for 2022

    It was almost a year ago that word leaked from ITV that the greatness of Vera had been commissioned for an 11th series. Welcome news given, at the time, many of our favorite series were in limbo do to COVID-19 production shutdowns. Adapted from crime author Ann Cleeves’ novels, the Northumberland-based detective series would indeed be […]

    Read more