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

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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Get ready to return to ‘Happy Valley’…one final time!

With chances of a third series consistently hovering between zero and none since 2016, creator/writer Sally Wainwright (Scott and Bailey, Last Tango in Halifax, Gentleman Jack) is at long last returning to Calder Valley, West Yorkshire in Northern England, a.k.a. Happy Valley. While Wainwright has successfully skated rumors about a third series since the show ended back […]

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‘Father Brown’ hits series milestone with the filming of 100th episode!

Series 9 of Father Brown, an early 2020 casualty to the coronavirus pandemic, is headed to the unchartered waters that few television series find themselves — the staying power of 100 episodes. With the exception of maybe Midsomer Murders and Silent Witness, most dramas/mysteries either intentionally or unintentionally wrap up production after only a few series. As Father Brown begins filming […]

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‘Call the Midwife’ adds youngest member of the Cusack family acting dynasty to S10 cast

Megan Cusack, the youngest member of the Cusack acting family dynasty has joined the cast of Call the Midwife for series 10. No relation to the American Cusack family dynasty of father Richard and siblings John, Joan or Ann, Megan is the niece of Irish actress sisters Niamh, Sorcha, Sinead and Catherine Cusack. She will play Irish student midwife Nancy Corrigan in episode 4 of series 10 which premieres on BBC1 Sunday night. Series 10 will tentatively air on PBS this Fall in the States.

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With the most beautiful cities in the world as a backdrop, David Nicholls’ ‘Us’ with Tom Hollander and Saskia Reeves heads our way

Quality drama continues to come our way via BBC One and PBS as David Nicholls’ Us skirted the coronavirus pandemic lockdown and is set to transmit in 2020-21. Based on the best-selling, critically acclaimed novel of the same name by David Nicholls, Us stars Tom Hollander (Rev, Night Manager, Baptiste, Bohemian Rhapsody), Saskia Reeves (Luther, Wolf Hall, Silent Witness, […]

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Heads up, Father Brown, there’s a new sheriff in town and her name is Sister Boniface

Popular Father Brown character Sister Boniface will be getting her own spin-off series following the announcement that BritBox North America has commissioned a drama based on the character who first appeared in episode 6 of series 1 of Father Brown, “The Bride of Christ”. The initial 10-part series has been created and written by Jude Tindall (Father […]

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There’s more murder in the Cotswolds as new series of ‘Agatha Raisin’ returns

Judging from the storylines of Agatha Raisin, Father Brown and Death in Paradise, seemingly quiet places one should never go if you love living would be the fictional villages of Carsley and Kembleford in the Cotswolds or the picturesque fictional Caribbean island of Saint Marie. Based on the best-selling novels of M.C. Beaton, Agatha Raisin stars Ashley Jensen who packed up her London […]

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BBC answers our prayers, commissions ‘Father Brown’ for a 7th series

A staple of the BBC daytime schedule since 2013, Father Brown, featuring the crime-solving, mild-mannered Roman Catholic priest of the same name, will return for a seventh series of saving souls and solving crimes in the ‘sleepy’ but very murder-happy fictional town of Kembleford in the Cotswolds. Sorcha Cusack (Mrs McCarthy), Jack Team (Inspector Mallory) and […]

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