‘Inside Man’ next up from the mind palace of ‘Sherlock/Dracula’ co-creator, Steven Moffat

The mind palace of former Sherlock and Dracula co-creator Steven Moffat is about to get busy again. We had the good fortune to cross paths earlier this month with the former Doctor Who showrunner in the hotel lobby during the 2020 BBC Showcase in Liverpool along with his wife and Hartswood Films Executive Producer, Sue Vertue. They took a […]

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Remembering Geoffrey Hughes, a.k.a Onslow, on what would have been his 76th birthday!

The man who most knew as Onslow, the slovenly bane of Hyacinth’s existence (except for one special moment on the QE2) in Keeping Up Appearances, would have been 76 on Sunday. Geoffrey Hughes, one of the true British comedy greats, was also known to many over the years for his supporting role as Twiggy in The Royle Family, conman Vernon Scripps in Heartbeat and binman, Eddie Yeats, in Coronation Street during the 1970’s and 80’s. Probably very few knew that Hughes was also the voice of Paul McCartney in the Beatles 1968 film, Yellow Submarine.

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Lucy Worsley’s ‘12 Days of Tudor Christmas’ heads to PBS on Christmas Day (where and when it was meant to be)!

I might as well get this out of the way upfront. Lucy Worsley is as close to a national treasure as there is in my book. Worsley, the British historian, author, curator, and television presenter, is currently the Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces, the independent charity that manages a number of the United Kingdom’s unoccupied royal palaces.

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There’s a new top cop in town on ‘Death in Paradise’ but, who is it?

As previously announced by the producers of Death in Paradise and recently reported here at Tellyspotting, the fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie will be getting a new sheriff in town when DI Jack Mooney leaves his post during the forthcoming ninth series which returns to BBC1 in January 2020. While the announcement of the […]

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Sally Wainwright’s ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ set to return in 2020

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.

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