How to win an argument — ‘Downton Abbey’ style

For the past 5+ years, those who have watched every second of Downton Abbey have seen the best of times and the worst of times. It’s the instances that brilliantly combine both the best and the worst of times where you fondly remember the good old days of Dallas and Dynasty with the witty banter […]

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Charlie Higson’s fresh take on ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ headed to small screen

In the forthcoming Jekyll and Hyde, lead writer Charlie Higson was not only inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson’s “The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde”, he took inspiration from the The Prisoner, The Avengers and The Champions and added in a few of his favorite Indiana Jones movies with their perfect combination of action, adventure and humor for good measure. Set in 1930’s London […]

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A first look at Agatha Christie’s ‘Partners in Crime’

Based on the Tommy and Tuppence characters created by Agatha Christie, Partners In Crime follows the husband and wife sleuths in 1950s England as they stumble into a world of Cold War conspiracy, undercover agents, mysterious evil masterminds and diabolical political conspiracy. Starring David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School, Mr. Stink) and Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife, An […]

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BBC’s updated ‘Partners in Crime’ one to watch

Based on the Tommy and Tuppence characters created by Agatha Christie, Partners In Crime follows the husband and wife sleuths in 1950s England as they stumble into a world of Cold War conspiracy, undercover agents, mysterious evil masterminds and diabolical political conspiracy. Starring David Walliams (Little Britain, Big School, Mr. Stink) and Jessica Raine (Call the […]

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Just where is ‘home’ in Home Fires?

In World War II, when husbands, fathers and brothers went off to war, it was the women left behind who were charged with supporting each other to keep the community going. In Home Fires, which is concluding its current run on ITV1 in the UK and set to premiere on PBS’ Masterpiece series beginning in […]

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How about a few ‘Vicious’ bloopers to get you ready for series 2!

Unlike American television where broadcast networks have made a living for years producing full-length programs that have centered around bloopers filmed during the actual episode recording, program bloopers for a majority of British telly, be it comedy or drama, have always been few and far between. Having had the great good fortune over the years […]

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