It’s a James Norton fest with both Happy Valley AND Grantchester set to return!

It doesn’t get any better than this. Not only is the second series of Grantchester set for a Sunday, March 27 return to PBS, Happy Valley is back beginning this Tuesday on BBC One. According to Happy Valley creator/writer, BAFTA-winning screenwriter Sally Wainwright who also created and penned Last Tango in Halifax and Scott and Bailey, series 2 will delve much deeper into the […]

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Second set of ‘Grantchester’ mysteries set to begin filming

Buck up, little Grantchester campers, ITV has confirmed that filming is about to begin on the second series of stories which takes its inspiration from a book by James Runcie, head of literature at the Southbank Centre in London and whose father Robert was Archbishop of Canterbury in the 1980s. The vicar-turned-detective adaptation is set […]

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James Norton returns to ‘Happy Valley’ for second series

For the second day in a row, there is news from backstage at the BAFTA awards regarding one of the winners. Yesterday, it was the news that series 4 of Sherlock would not begin filming until Spring 2016. Today, from the Happy Valley camp, comes the news that James Norton (Sidney Chambers, Grantchester) will return to series 2 as […]

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'Happy Valley' to 'Grantchester' was quite a change for James Norton

After binge-watching Sally Wainwright’s amazing series, Happy Valley, which starred Sarah Lancashire and Steve Pemberton, I began to see the haunting figure of Tommie Lee Royce on every street corner. Played brilliantly by James Norton, Royce was the stereotypical tormented soul/psychopathic killer (if there is such a thing). Thankfully, to get that image out of my head, all I had to do was quickly fast forward to the premiere of ITV’s Grantchester earlier this month.

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Karen Gillan joins 'A Touch of Cloth' for series 3

Suranne Jones (DI Anne Oldman) and John Hannah (DI Jack Cloth) are back for a third installment of Charlie Brooker’s police procedural spoof, A Touch of Cloth! Reminiscent of the greatness of Police Squad, this brilliant parody of British detective and crime dramas will also feature some new blood this time around. Kerry Newblood, to […]

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Rupert Graves joins cast for 'Last Tango in Halifax 3'

In years past, fans of a British comedy or drama series would traditionally be left hanging for months not knowing whether or not their favorite series would be commissioned for another season or be unceremoniously axed for no apparent reason. With few exceptions, the fate of most series are not known when the final episode […]

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