3rd film from ‘Downtown Abbey’ confirmed!

The Internets hair has been on fire recently with the official confirmation from Focus Features and Carnival Films of a third film in the Downton Abbey saga coming this past week. Months of rumors have finally been put to rest as a third film following on from 2022’s Downton Abbey: A New Era is happening! […]

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‘Tom Jones’, the mother of all Rom-coms, headed to PBS

Long considered to be one of the earliest novels in the English language, Henry Fielding’s The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling will be adapted and reimagined for television by PBS Masterpiece. The story follows the growth and misadventures of the title character, played in this new adaptation by the young actor Solly McLeod (The Rising), who stars opposite Sophie Wilde (You Don’t Know Me) as the heroine, Sophia Western.

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‘Bob’ immortalized with statue in Islington Green

With his trademark scarf in tow, Bob now permanently presides over Islington Green providing, perhaps, the best photo op this side of the statue of Mr. Bean in Leicester Square. The stray ginger tomcat, who sadly crossed the Rainbow Bridge in June 2020, became a global celebrity after the emergence of his heartwarming friendship with busker […]

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Doors to ‘Downton Abbey’ set to open September 20, 2019

The long-awaited, much anticipated, at-last feature film release of the Downton Abbey movie has been announced. While American audience will head to the theaters on Friday, September 20, 2019, UK audiences will, once again, get an early look at the newest Downton feature on Friday, 13 September. The feature-length film will bring back virtually every major cast member. […]

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Joanne Froggatt is PBS’ Dark Angel this Sunday!

On Sunday, Joanne Froggatt begins her long journey from the sweet Anna Bates that we will all never forget to her next role as Sunday-school teacher/nurse/Victorian wife and mother, Mary Ann Cotton. Oh and, yes, she was also a murderer. Cotton’s infamous spree of arsenic poisonings, with which she claimed up to 21 lives is enough to give […]

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Victorian poisoner up next for Joanne Froggatt in ‘Dark Angel’

We soon forget that at one point in time on Downton Abbey, Anna Bates was being unceremoniously led off to prison for the alleged murder of Mr. Green, Tony Gillingham’s valet. What we didn’t know, at the time, was whether or not our sweet, innocent Anna could possibly be capable of such a thing. My guess […]

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It’s ladies maid to serial killer for Downton’s Joanne Froggatt on PBS

Ho-hum. Another day, another Masterpiece headed to PBS as announced at the TCA Press Tour this week. On Monday, we learned what America will be watching in the coveted Downton Abbey Sunday night timeslot beginning January 2017 and Tuesday it was announced that Dark Angel will be headed PBS’ way in 2016 as part of the Masterpiece series. Putting the last six […]

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The British Invasion of the 67th Emmy Awards continues in 2015!

It’s that time of year again. No, it’s not time for the return of Downton Abbey, Sherlock or Doctor Who. Not just yet, anyway. It’s American Emmy Awards time. The time to recognize excellence in American television for 2015. As usual, there are a healthy number of Brits that share their time and talents with […]

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