‘Call the Midwife’ delivers with a special 10-year retrospective this Sunday on PBS

It was a Sunday night like any other Sunday night back in April 2012 on PBS. The only thing really special about it at the time was that most British drama fans were anxiously awaiting the return of Downton Abbey wondering what character might not make it to next season. Fast forward to Sunday, November 21 on PBS for a very ‘special delivery’ as Call the Midwife takes a celebratory look back at 10 years in a retrospective full of births, deaths, love stories, faith and family.

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You are cordially invited to ‘Downton Abbey: A New Era’ — March 18, 2022

Finally, two years after the original movie and five years after the television drama ended its six-season run on PBS, charter members of the Downton Abbey Separation Anxiety can rest easy knowing that Downton Abbey: A New Era will hit theatres on March 18, 2022. While the first film centered around a Royal Visit to the Crawley family and Downton […]

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‘Around the World in 80 Days’ with David Tennant = another PBS Masterpiece!

David Tennant stars as English gentleman turned adventurer and literature’s greatest explorer Phileas Fogg in a thrilling new adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel, Around the World in 80 Days, coming to Masterpiece on PBS. Joining Tennant for this 8-part adventure will be French actor Ibrahim Koma (OSS 177) as Fogg’s irrepressible valet, Passepartout, Leonie Benesch […]

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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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Mark your calendars for October 3 on PBS for two long-awaited Drama Sunday premieres!

Regular viewers of Drama Sundays on PBS have seen first hand just how much COVID has created havoc this year on a number of major UK productions around the world. Fortunately, things returned to something resembling normalcy earlier this year, for a while anyway, allowing many of our collective favorites such as Call the Midwife, Grantchester, Endeavour, […]

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‘All Creatures Great and Small’ — Looking ahead to S2

New faces, returning favorites, a will they/won’t they get together story and lots of cute lambs are in store when series 2 of All Creatures Great and Small returns this January on PBS. The most familiar new face will be Patricia Hodge, who will step into the iconic and beloved role of Mrs Pumphrey for series 2.

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Ben Miller’s early struggles with OCD helped him understand ‘Professor T’

One would expect portraying an eccentric forensic criminologist is hard enough but try portraying an eccentric forensic criminologist with OCD who accidentally becomes an advisor to the police. For Ben Miller, it turns out the Worst Week of My Life, Primeval, Death in Paradise star was able to draw on his own experiences with the mental health condition to portray the brilliant yet socially awkward Professor Jasper Teerlinck in Professor T, which premiered last Sunday on PBS.

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Armed with a mission to find the missing, ‘Baptiste’ returns this Fall to PBS Masterpiece

Tchéky Karyo returns as retired detective Julien Baptiste when series 2 of Baptiste premieres this Fall on PBS Masterpiece. The long-awaited psychological crime drama was slowed by COVID restrictions earlier this year but returns to BBC One this Sunday. Swapping Amsterdam’s red light district from series 1 for the woody mountains of Hungary for his next case, Baptiste has an uncanny knack for finding the missing.

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