‘Around the World in 80 Days’ with David Tennant = another PBS Masterpiece!

David Tennant stars as English gentleman turned adventurer and literature’s greatest explorer Phileas Fogg in a thrilling new adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel, Around the World in 80 Days, coming to Masterpiece on PBS. Joining Tennant for this 8-part adventure will be French actor Ibrahim Koma (OSS 177) as Fogg’s irrepressible valet, Passepartout, Leonie Benesch […]

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‘Tom Jones’, the mother of all Rom-coms, headed to PBS

Long considered to be one of the earliest novels in the English language, Henry Fielding’s The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling will be adapted and reimagined for television by PBS Masterpiece. The story follows the growth and misadventures of the title character, played in this new adaptation by the young actor Solly McLeod (The Rising), who stars opposite Sophie Wilde (You Don’t Know Me) as the heroine, Sophia Western.

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A deadly accident + dreadfully bad decisions = superb noir thriller, ‘Guilt’, on PBS Masterpiece

Set in the Leith district of Edinburgh, Guilt stars Mark Bonnar (Unforgotten, Shetland) and Jamie Sives (Game of Thrones) as a pair of bickering brothers, Max and Jake, in a mischievous yet darkly absorbing tale of deceit. Max is the elder brother—affluent, short-tempered and ruthlessly take-charge while younger brother Jake is the likeable, rumpled ex-musician and record shop […]

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Mark your calendars for October 3 on PBS for two long-awaited Drama Sunday premieres!

Regular viewers of Drama Sundays on PBS have seen first hand just how much COVID has created havoc this year on a number of major UK productions around the world. Fortunately, things returned to something resembling normalcy earlier this year, for a while anyway, allowing many of our collective favorites such as Call the Midwife, Grantchester, Endeavour, […]

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‘All Creatures Great and Small’ — Looking ahead to S2

New faces, returning favorites, a will they/won’t they get together story and lots of cute lambs are in store when series 2 of All Creatures Great and Small returns this January on PBS. The most familiar new face will be Patricia Hodge, who will step into the iconic and beloved role of Mrs Pumphrey for series 2.

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At the end of their ‘three series and out’ pact, Jodie Whitaker and Chris Chibnall set to turn over the keys to the TARDIS after S13!

What had been rumored for some time, is now official. Jodie Whittaker is leaving Doctor Who, with showrunner Chris Chibnall also set to depart the series in 2022. Doctor #13 and series showrunner will both bow out following a six-part series (set to air later in 2021), two specials (already planned for 2022), plus one final feature-length adventure for […]

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Danny John-Jules to return for ‘Death in Paradise’ Christmas special

The producers of Death in Paradise must be feeling a bit like Father Christmas this week with the announcement of a new, first-time ever, Christmas special coming our way this holiday season. As producers wrap up production of their 10th anniversary series, the Caribbean crime drama will see some new faces while welcoming back some extremely welcome old faces including Danny John-Jules (Red Dwarf) as Officer Dwayne Myers.

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