Brit Telly Headlines: 1 October 2019.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

It’s finally stateside! Here’s the recap for season 5, episode 1 of Poldark. And also? The Durrells in Corfu are back; here’s the recap for series 4, episode 1.

The Great British Baking Show series 7, episode 5: recap.

British TV premieres coming in October: Yay, more Agatha Raisin! I started out as not a fan of Agatha Raisin, but now I’m addicted. Mainly because of Sir Charles rather than James Lacey. But hey, to each their own.

The War of the Worlds from BBC One: Trailer.

On Masterpiece this October: Press.

New BBC One show about World War II, starring Sean Bean. Here’s the trailer.

What’s on this week in the UK. BBC Two has a new miniseries about what Great Britain buys and sells in a day, and because I’m nerdy, I think that sounds really interesting.

Doc Martin series one through nine: Will be available on DVD. (In the UK, anyway, let’s hope so for America, too!)

Motherland series two: Trailer. Related: There will be a third series of the show!

“A brief history of Gavin and Stacey.

The best comedies and dramas coming to TV in Fall 2019.

BBC and Netflix are teaming up to bring us a new David Attenborough nature show.

Comedy Upstart Crow to become a stage show.

Streaming giants are snapping up UK talent.” Related: Phoebe Waller-Bridge has signed a huge deal with Amazon.

Julian Fellowes’s Gilded Age: Casting news.

Who’s going to be the new Tom Ripley? Moriarty (Andrew Scott), that’s who!

Rupert Graves will join the show Riviera for its third season.

Martin Compston (from Line of Duty) stars in a new program: Traces.

Joe McGann: versatile enough to play six different roles as a guest star on Casualty.

Wow, people take the historical accuracy of programs like Foyle’s War really, really seriously.

BritBox continues to roll out across the UK.

Here’s an odd headline: “How classic UK TV is Inspiring the Best Online Slots Software Developers.”

Line of Duty is not popular with everyone.

Step into your own Doctor Who adventure!

The King’s Man: Trailer.

Have a great week watching British TV! Also available now: Bingeworthy British Television: The Best Brit TV You Can’t Stop Watching, by Sarah Cords and Jackie Bailey. Order your copy today!

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