• Sinéad Keenan joins Sanjeev Bhaskar (and his rucksack) for ‘Unforgotten’ S5

    Sinéad Keenan joins Sanjeev Bhaskar (and his rucksack) for ‘Unforgotten’ S5

    ***Upfront warnings that today’s post contains major Unforgotten S4 spoilers if you haven’t seen as of yet (time to stop reading now if this means you).***

    Sinéad Keenan is joining DI Sunil ‘Sunny’ Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) for the forthcoming S5 of Unforgotten following the tragic S4 finale and the death of DCI Cassie Stewart (Nicola Walker) as DCI, Jessica ‘Jessie’ James.

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  • ’20 Things to Do in Midsomer….Before You Die’

    ’20 Things to Do in Midsomer….Before You Die’

    Presented by John Nettles, who played DCI Tom Barnaby in Season 1-13, 20 Things to Do in Midsomer… Before You Die is a 20th anniversary special featuring stars past and present discussing the peculiar quirks (who can forget death by wheel of cheese!) of the delightful yet deadly Midsomer county. Much like its fictional Carribean island cousin of Saint Marie, paradise isn’t always….well, paradise.

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  • Q&A with Lorna Watson and Will Trotter of ‘Sister Boniface Mysteries’

    Q&A with Lorna Watson and Will Trotter of ‘Sister Boniface Mysteries’

    Look out, bicycle-riding nuns of Nonnatus House! There’s a new Sister in town and she’s armed with an IQ of 156, a PhD in Forensic Science and a Vespa! Appearing in only one episode of the now possessor of 100 episodes, Father Brown, Sister Boniface is hell-bent (sorry) on helping to make the streets of Great Slaughter safe for everyone and not let it turn into Midsomer or the sleepy little village of Kembleford where there seems to be a murder every week!

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  • 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.

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  • 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), […]

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  • ‘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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • ‘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.

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  • ‘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. 

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  • 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’.

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