With S1 premiering Sunday, Oct 16 on PBS, life is good as filming on ‘Annika’ S2 has begun!

From the time I was first introduced to the greatness of Nicola Walker in her role as DI Susan Taylor in Touching Evil (co-starring with Grantchester‘s Robson Green), followed by her time as Ruth Evershed in Spooks (MI5), guest roles in Luther, Being Human and Inside Men, then her more recent efforts in Scott & Bailey, Last Tango in Halifax and The Split once again I’m convinced she […]

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Timothy Spall joins Lesley Manville for Anthony Horowitz’s ‘Magpie Murders’ on PBS

While it was recently announced that Foyle’s War creator, Anthony Horowitz, would adapt his best-selling novel, Magpie Murders, as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, at the time there was really no movement other than that given the on-again, off-again UK production coronavirus lockdown. Things have begun to look up, however, as Magpie Murders goes into production next week in Suffolk […]

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New adaptation of ‘Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris’ stars a few familiar faces — Lesley Manville, Jason Isaacs and Rose Williams.

A new adaptation of Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris, Paul Gallico’s much-loved novel (Mrs. ‘Arris Goes to Paris) about a cleaning lady in 1950s London who falls in love with an haute couture dress by Christian Dior and decides to gamble everything for the sake of having one of her own, has been filming this past […]

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Good & Evil join forces to avert the Apocalypse in ‘Good Omens’ from Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

Based on the satirical 1990 end of the world novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, Good Omens looks to be devilishly fun (sorry, couldn’t help it). For starters, David Tennant stars as the rockstarish demon Crawley and Michael Sheen as the angel Aziriphale. The on-screen greatness begins when David Tennant’s ‘Crowley’ says, to Michael Sheen’s Aziriphale, “We need to talk…about […]

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With all-star cast sans Lady Rose, filming begins on the ‘Downton Abbey’ movie

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus as filming has begun on the long-awaited Downton Abbey movie. A roster of stars have been added to the returning upstairs and downstairs residents of Downton as Harry Potter’s Imelda Staunton, Sherlock Holmes‘ Geraldine James and The Thick of It‘s David Haig are among those who have signed-up. Also joining the cast […]

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