Jeeves and Wooster headed to London's West End this Fall

It only took just shy of 100 years, but the works of PG Wodehouse will finally see the light of day on the London stage with the first theatre adaptation of the books by PG Wodehouse, widely recognized as one of the great humorists of the 20th Century. Perfect Nonsense, based on Wodehouse’s 1938 novel […]

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Happy B-Day, Rupert Penry-Jones

The happiest of birthdays today to Rupert Penry-Jones, a name to this day that may not roll off your tongue but telly watchers on both sides of the pond are more than well aware of his stellar work in series such as Spooks, Silk and Whitechapel in addition to specials such as 39 Steps and […]

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Brit TV rumours that are too good to be true

If no one has denied them…are they still rumours? Thankfully, neither of these bits of information came to me on April Fools Day. If they do come to pass, the fact that both came across my desk on Friday the 13th should so change the way we all look at this fateful day from this […]

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More SPY and TROLLIED coming your (our) way in 2012

Thanks to SKY 1 HD, telly watchers on both sides of the pond will be filled with hopes, dreams and reality in 2012-2013 when it comes to good comedy in the not-too-distant future. And, there is a better than good chance that both of these series will land on public television in the States in […]

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Spooks 10 – This is the End

As Jim Morrison and The Doors sang….This is the End. With all the recent Sherlock and Downton Abbey talk the last few months, lets not forget the final series premiere of, perhaps, the best television show on television, MI5 (Spooks in the UK), as the series takes a final bow on public television this month […]

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The Last Weekend w/ Rupert Penry-Jones & Shaun Evans

Not that I’m being greedy or anything, but with all the particulars that are involved in ITV1’s announcement Monday both in front of and behind the camera, I need to see this now…and it needs to be a part of PBS’ Masterpiece series. The upcoming ITV1 commissioning of Blake Morrison’s best-selling suspense thriller, The Last […]

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BBC Showcase – comedy, comedy, comedy in 2012

One thing was quite clear after day two in Liverpool at the 2012 BBC Showcase. While it’s been an exceedingly good year for the BBC with regards to drama with the premiere of Call the Midwife, the return of Whitechapel, the continuation of Upstairs Downstairs and the brilliant end to Spooks (MI5), it’s clear that […]

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John Leguizamo cast as American 'Del Boy'

Over the last several years, American audiences have suffered endlessly through remakes of Coupling, Life on Mars and Prime Suspect while being subjected to continued rumors of remakes of British greatness such as MI-5, IT Crowd and Doctor Who. As we reported with sadness recently, the most popular British situation comedy of all-time, Only Fools […]

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Are you MI-5 material?

Whether you’ve been watching the brilliant BBC series, MI-5 (Spooks) over the last decade,  sat through the recent Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie or read all the Robert Ludlum books and secretly identified with Jason Bourne, now is the time to see if you have what it takes to be a real-life intelligence officer. UK […]

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