Brit Telly Headlines: 12 February 2019.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Awards: RESULTS!

New drama The Barking Murders to star Stephen Merchant and Sheridan Smith.

BBC is doing all it can to keep David Attenborough and others from fleeing to rival Netflix.

BBC to bring back classic kids’ show Crackerjack.

ITV is planning a new quiz show called The Switch. ITV is also planning to produce Julian Fellowes’s new drama Belgravia.

Broadcast Awards Best Comedy Winner: Derry Girls.

Albert Finney: Obituary.

Whatever the plot of the Downton Abbey movie is going to be…it won’t include Dan Stevens as Matthew Crawley.

Martin Clunes is hosting a new travel show.

BritBox is making moves into original production.

FINALLY…a handy list of all BBC series coming to Netflix in 2019/2020.

Anglotopia podcast on: all things British TV!!

Brit movie Fisherman’s Friends: Trailer. (Oh, and there’s this, about the movie: James Purefoy! JAMES PUREFOY alert, people!!) And, All is True (starring Kenneth Branagh): Trailer. And, The Professor and the Madman (based on the book by Simon Winchester): Trailer.

And here’s news about another movie I can’t wait for, Off the Rails, starring Sally Phillips, who I love from the Bridget Jones movies.

And last but not least, John Oliver on Brexit.

Have a great week watching British TV!

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