A selection of British TV news from the past week:
HBO Max is getting a lot of big shows for streaming: Doctor Who, Luther, and more…
You’d better watch The Durrells in Corfu when it airs on PBS this September…it’s going to be the show’s last season.
Will Victoria get a fourth season?
Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse: Casting news.
Fleabag is still so hot they’re going to publish a book about it, with new writing from Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
BBC Arts to celebrate literature over the next year on both television and radio.
Martin Freeman on his role as a cop in the new drama A Confession (based on a true story).
Craig Ferguson on his comedy comeback.
Cillian Murphy thinks the new James Bond should be a woman.
Tez Ilyas is proud to be a “Northern, working class comic.“
BAFTA film and television awards to introduce a new category for casting directors.
Did you ever hear this story of the worst Hoover vacuum promotion ever? (It’s relevant, kind of…the promotion that brought the Hoover company down ran in the UK.) Amazing.
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!