A selection of British TV news from the past week:
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (on Showtime): Trailer.
Sky Atlantic drama The Third Day (starring Jude Law and Naomie Harris): Trailer.
HBO’s The Undoing (starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant): Trailer.
BBC One drama The Nest: Trailer.
BBC One’s drama Our Girl, series 4: Trailer.
OH NO…Will the third series of Derry Girls be the show’s last?
Inside No 9 just keeps going: BBC Two has commissioned two more series of Reece Shearsmith’s and Steve Pemberton’s decidedly odd comedy.
BBC drama The Split: Will there be a third series?
ITV crime drama McDonald and Dodds (set in Bath–I have got to see this show): Will it get a second series?
Might The Crown continue...just not on Netflix?
How faithful is Noughts and Crosses to its original source novel?
The Trip to Greece (starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon): Review.
I’m a fan of the comedy Friday Night Dinner, but this reviewer thinks the series has jumped the shark (and should have stayed inside).
Coronavirus is even affecting British reality TV now.
Daniel Craig: just hosted Saturday Night Live.
Anne-Marie Duff (one of my favorite actors): Is going to narrate Audible books.
Sheridan Smith (from Gavin & Stacey) will host a new dog styling competition!
Did you know that Colin Firth has his own production company, Raindog Films?
Ten British shows to stream in March.
This is why I love the Brits: Brit women have chosen Bridget Jones as their most inspiring movie heroine.
Well, there goes the one outing I had planned for April: The premiere of the new James Bond movie, No Time To Die, has been pushed from April to November.
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!