From ‘Sherlock’ to ‘Spectre’ with Andrew Scott

It’s quite an understatement to say it’s been a bit since it was announced that the owner of the most brilliant Moriarty portrayal known to man, Andrew Scott, had signed on for an undisclosed role in the upcoming James Bond feature, Spectre. It was back in December 2014 that Scott was first linked to the […]

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The Avengers’ Patrick Macnee dies at 93.

There are certain iconic series that you watch growing up that stay with you forever. For many who grew up in the UK in the 60’s and 70’s, it was most certainly Doctor Who. Given the fact that American television didn’t jump on the DW bandwagon for some time after, choices could be categorized as […]

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R.I.P. – Sir Christopher Lee

Some sad news from not just the British film world but the entire world of film yesterday morning. Sir Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93. Famous, in recent years, for his roles in the classic James Bond movie, The Man With the Golden Gun, The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars, I […]

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Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries returns for series 3

Heads up, Australia, the Honourable Miss Phryne (pronounced Fry-nee) Fisher returns for series three beginning Friday, 8 May on ABC. Not to worry, America, series 3 is headed to public television stations in the not-too-distant future. While Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries may not make you immediately abdicate your allegiance to Sherlock or forget about James Bond, […]

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First look at Miranda Hart in Paul Feig’s Spy

Miranda, the semi-autobiographical situation comedy that was based on Miranda Hart’s 2008 BBC Radio 2 comedy Miranda Hart’s Joke Shop, is no more. It has ceased to be. After two completely brilliant series enders that ran in the UK on Christmas and New Years Day, Miranda has gone to join the choir invisible. Thankfully, however, Miranda […]

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Foyle's War creator/writer sets sights on Moriarty and James Bond

If David Tennant is the hardest working man in show business, then writer Anthony Horowitz has to be considered the hardest working man in the literary world. Aside from his countless novels written over the years, many will, no doubt, associate Horowitz with his screenwriting telly work on Robin of Sherwood, Agatha Christie’s Poirot and Murder Most Horrid, many of the early episodes of Midsomer Murders, a very well-crafted small-screen mini-series, Collision and, obviously, the creator/writer of Foyle’s War, starring Michael Kitchen and Honeysuckle Weeks.

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2015 set to be a busy year for Ben Whishaw

Already signed to play Freddie Mercury in the forthcoming film chronicling the life of Queen frontman, Ben Whishaw will also be returning to the small screen for a BBC2 espionage thriller, London Spy. Whishaw will also reprise his role as Q in the next Bond film, Bond 24 in 2015.   The as-yet-to-be-titled Freddie Mercury […]

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Cumberbatch. Benedict Cumberbatch.

Seems like there isn’t a day that goes by that Sherlock star, Benedict Cumberbatch, isn’t linked to some upcoming role on the big screen. Most play out over time such as Star Trek Into Darkness, The Hobbit, Tinker Tailor, etc. Others seem to endlessly remain a rumor (insert upcoming new JJ Abrams’ Star Wars mega-blockbuster […]

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Anyone fancy a Sherlock Prom at Royal Albert Hall?

Not wanting to be the last one invited to the Doctor Who 50th anniversary party, the Royal Albert Hall decided to host to a very special evening of their own with a guest list to top all guest lists including Daleks, Cybermen, the Tardis and, of course, Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman. Being that it was […]

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New Agatha Christie's Miss Marple in the works

Miss Marple with Julia McKenzie Yet more drama brilliance to look forward to in 2013 on both sides of the pond. ITV, the home of Downton Abbey and Poirot, has announced three classic Agatha Christie story adaptations are in the works. Acclaimed actress, Julia McKenzie, will reprise her role as Miss Marple along with Robert […]

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