Brit Telly Headlines: 20 November 2018.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

The Christmas adverts keep coming: here’s the John Lewis one featuring Elton John.

Will the next season of Doctor Who starring Jodie Whittaker air in autumn 2019? (Related: This year’s holiday episode of Doctor Who will air on New Year’s Day, not Christmas. And, Christopher Eccleston is finally talking, a little bit, about his departure from the show.)

New BBC Drama, Mrs. Wilson, starring, um, Ruth Wilson: Trailer.

A Peaky Blindersfilm is being written.

Mary, Queen of Scots: Review.

A Discovery of Witches, a Sky production, has been renewed for seasons 2 and 3.

The Inbetweeners will host a ten-year anniversary show.

New BBC Three comedy Back to Life: Casting news.

A new BBC comedy…about Richard Branson?

BBC Scotland is unveiling new comedies.

BritBox has unveiled its plans for Christmas telly streaming goodness.

Actor John Bluthal has died, aged 89. Rest in peace, Frank Pickle.

BBC newsreader Richard Baker: Obituary.

Fantastic Beasts 2: Did well on its opening night.

“A Brit Back Home” at Anglotopia: on Thanksgiving in the UK.

Have a great week, watching (British) TV!

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