Brit Telly Headlines: 19 February 2019.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

ITV is making a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sanditon!

Martin Clunes is in a new comedy–Warren. Here’s the trailer!

Colin Farrell to star in new BBC thriller, The North Water.

Chris O’Dowd on his new series, State of the Union.

White Gold: Season 2.

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries movie coming to Acorn.

Shetland returns…in the UK, at least.

Is the drama Cold Feet finally hitting its true stride…22 years after it debuted?

Love Only Fools and Horses? (And you should–it’s awesome). You’ll love this article, basically a love letter to the show, but also a review of the current musical based on the classic show.

Paddington is becoming an animated series, starring Ben Whishaw.

I really, really, enjoy Keeley Hawes, and you should go watch everything she’s ever been in, now.

Andrew Scott (you remember–the absolutely horrifying Moriarty in Sherlock?) is going to play a “sexy priest” in the new season of Fleabag.

New cast member on Good Omens: Benedict Cumberbatch!

Ardal O’Hanlon–of Father Ted and now Death in Paradise fame–will guest-star on the next episode of Derry Girls.

Steve Pemberton to join the cast of Bounty Hunters.

Sam Neill has no desire to retire. Oh, good. I really like Sam Neill and always have, ever since the TV movie Ivanhoe.

Inside No. 9 series 5 guest stars have been announced.

God love the BBC, they’re trying to adapt to the modern content age, and are taking a stake in a new production company, Firebird Pictures. (And: BBC’s longtime political program This Week is set to end.)

Brit movie Yesterday: Trailer.

Have a great week watching British TV!

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