Vote for Britain’s Favorite Comedy Character!

As the curtain comes down on another year of brilliant British comedy, UKGold wants to know who you think the greatest of all time, aka GOAT, is when it comes to British comedy. Britain’s Greatest Comedy Character will see a jury of nine comedians, actors, writers, journalists and critics battle it out under the watchful gaze […]

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Creating the miniatures on PBS’ “The Miniaturist”

Fully admitting that I sometimes watch the DVD extras before watching the actual episode, I love knowing how the sausage is made…unless, of course, if you are actually talking about sausage. In the case of The Miniaturist, PBS’ newest Masterpiece which is currently airing on Sunday nights, this behind-the-scenes look at the making of the actual miniatures that […]

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Mary Berry goes in search of ‘Britain’s Best Home Cook’ on BBC1

Britain’s Best Home Cook, the BBC’s newest cookery competition program and the heir-apparent to the extraordinarily successful Great British Bake-Off, will feature head judge Mary Berry, Dan Doherty (Chef Director, Duck and Waffle) and Chris Bavin (founder, The Naked Grocer) alongside Strictly Come Dancing host Claudia Winkleman as they invade the homes of unsuspecting Britons in search of the best amateur […]

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Meet Buckingham Palace’s body double in ‘King Charles III’

As King Charles III premiered last night on BBC2 and when it transmits on PBS this coming Sunday evening on Masterpiece, one might immediately question how and/or why a program that imagines a future in which Prince Charles becomes King, causes havoc and won’t sign a crucial bill could actually be filmed in Buckingham Palace. Would the official London residence […]

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BBC confirms first two ‘Sherlock 4’ titles but still no broadcast date

The BBC has confirmed the first two titles for the forthcoming 4th series of Sherlock. Sadly, no official airdate has been confirmed as of yet but we are getting close enough to where bits of information are starting to be leaked out in true Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss fashion. The co-creators/writers of Sherlock seem to have a knack […]

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BBC brings Christmas veggie to life with ‘Sprout Boy’

The humble sprout. The victim of a senseless contest in Dibley some years back. Love ’em or hate ’em, if you happen to reside in the UK, you’ll be seeing a lot of them before the year is out on the Beeb. That’s because BBC One’s chosen an animated and adventurous Brussels sprout to appear […]

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Sheridan Smith stars as Lisa Lynch in ‘The C Word’

If you happen to reside in the UK, cancel all plans on Sunday and watch Sheridan Smith in The C-Word. Having had the great good fortune to have seen this at the 2015 BBC Showcase in Liverpool back in February, this is powerful telly. Unfortunately, most 60-minute programs on the small screen seem like they are 90 […]

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A Hitchhikers Guide to the Daleks

Now that we finally know the true identity of Missy, we turn our attention to the Daleks. Do we really know who they are?   To the casual observer, little is known about the mutated remains of the Kaled people of the planet Skaro. They travel around in tank-like mechanical casings and are a race […]

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