'Last Tango in Halifax' returns June 29 on PBS

After seeing series 1 of Sally Wainwright’s Last Tango in Halifax, I’m convinced that if you looked up the words ‘family baggage’ in the dictionary, you’d see a cast photo. A stellar cast, btw. Headed up by Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid, Last Tango in Halifax also stars Sarah Lancashire and Nicola Walker star as […]

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Sir Patrick Stewart to tackle American cable news in 'Blunt Talk'

  Fresh off of a recent stellar performance on Buzzfeed’s edition of The Newlywed Game with Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Patrick Stewart has been cast to star in an upcoming Seth MacFarlane sitcom project for premium channel, Starz. In Blunt Talk, Stewart will star as British journalist Walter Blunt who is on a mission to […]

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ITV gives early Christmas gift to 'Vicious' fans

Over the course of the normal commissioning of series in the UK, it’s common practice for a new series to be given the go-ahead for a certain number of episodes, somewhere in the neighborhood of 6-8 episodes. In the case of series that have been on for several years, the addition of a Christmas episode […]

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Legends Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi as Vicious Old Queens

ITV1 has announced that Sir Ian McKellen (X-Men, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit) will star in a new comedy sitcom, Vicious Old Queens, alongside Sir Derek Jacobi (I Claudius, King’s Speech). In addition, both have been brilliant throughout their respective careers in virtually every Shakespeare play that exists. The six-part series, already penciled in […]

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From Doctor Who to Hamlet – all in a days work

In case you thought that David Tennant was sitting around idly after his run as the Tenth Doctor on the long-running science fiction series, Doctor Who, ended, think again. Tennant, earlier this year, ended a Stratford-Upon-Avon, then London, run of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet. If that wasn’t enough, Tennant reprised the role recently, […]

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