A selection of British TV news from the past week:
Well, I have to ask: What does everyone think of Megxit?
Doctor Who season 12, episode 3: Recap.
Sanditon episodes 1 and 2: Recaps.
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries series 1, episode 2: Recap.
Deadwater Fell, starring David Tennant: Review (the critic loved it).
Grantchester, series 5: Trailer. (Oh hell. It doesn’t work in this country. But the article is good.)
Miss Fisher & the Crypt of Tears: Trailer.
Let there be rejoicing! The creator of Derry Girls has confirmed they’re making a movie version of the show.
Spinoff alert: Penny Dreadful: City of Angels—Trailer.
Taboo series 2: is still happening. Just taking a while.
ITV drama Finding Alice, to star Keeley Hawes: and other big stars.
Unforgotten series 4 has begun filming: Casting news.
Channel 4 has ordered a comedy-drama series starring and created by Sarah Solemani and Steve Coogan: Chivalry.
Suranne Jones will adapt a boxing memoir by author Jane Couch for television.
Has Love Island lost its mojo? Ratings are falling.
Stars of the classic Spaced (including Simon Pegg): Reunited!
Phoebe Waller-Bridge just auctioned off her Golden Globes outfit for charity.
Stephen Fry will host a new documentary about mythical creatures in J.K. Rowling’s writing, based on Fantastic Beasts.
British presenter and journalist Samira Ahmed has won her equal pay case against the BBC.
Neil Innes: A tribute.
Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019: Shortlist.
BAFTA Film Awards 2020: Nominations.
The great site Telly Visions now has a podcast!
Unrelated, but I enjoyed this: “Here Are All the Movie Anniversaries That Will Make You Feel Old in 2020.” And hell yeah, actually I’d like to see Gladiator again.
Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren to star in new movie: The Duke.
Ordinary Love (movie starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville): 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!