Brit Telly Headlines: 14 November 2017.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

The BBC has cancelled a planned Agatha Christie series starring Ed Westwick, and filming on Westwick’s comedy series White Gold has also stopped (due to sexual assault allegations against him).

The BBC also sees a “spike in sexual harassment complaints.”

The Great British Baking Show, Season 4, is now available on Netflix.

Last Tango in Halifax: A holiday episode is forthcoming!

ITV is shutting down its ITV Encore channel (and moving it online).

The Christmas ads are coming! Here’s the John Lewis 2017 ad.

How does Doctor Who get by with its smaller budget?

Red Dwarf: A live stage show is planned.

For some reason this article made me chuckle. Here I am in America watching all Brit TV, and in the UK on this particular Friday night the shows are all American.

First look at Jodie Whittaker’s version of Dr. Who. (Series 11 has begun filming in Wales.)

The BBC has ordered an adaptation of John Le Carre’s The Little Drummer Girl (after its success with The Night Manager).

Kit Harrington’s drama Gunpowder is coming to HBO.

Christopher Eccleston on why he doesn’t do the Dr. Who conventions.

Will Peaky Blinders have a series 5 after all?

Toni Collette joins Wanderlust.

News on The Miss Fisher movie plans.

Have a great week watching (British) TV!

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