A selection of British TV news from the past week:
Doctor Who season 12, episode 4: Recap. (And here’s a new trailer for upcoming episodes.) And here’s the other big recaps of the week: Vienna Blood, season 1 episode 1; Sanditon episode 3; Howards End episode 2; Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries series 1, episode 3.
Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia (coming to ITV and EPIX in spring 2020): Trailer.
BBC Three’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel Normal People: Trailer.
Inside No. 9 series five: Trailer.
God love Call the Midwife…for bringing attention to some of the many things women suffer, like obstetric fistulas.
Killing Eve series 3 will premiere in April.
Britannia has been renewed for a third series.
Peaky Blinders: series six news.
New crime drama from the BBC: The Serpent (starring Jenna Coleman).
New BBC thriller Vigil: Casting news.
Sky and NBC News are joining forces on a news channel meant to rival CNN and Bloomberg.
A list of American shows (sometimes I have to remind myself we still have American TV): 40 upcoming shows to watch in 2020.
The actress who plays Stacey (Joanna Page) says she’d bet on Gavin & Stacey returning sometime.
Brendan O’Carroll, creator of Mrs. Brown’s Boys, has a “new pilot in the pipeline.“
Sandi Toksvig is leaving The Great British Bake-Off.
Gwyneth Paltrow is bringing Goop to TV.
Who will replace Tony Hall as BBC Director-General? (Speaking of the Beebs, as it nears its 100th birthday, how is it “staying relevant“?)
Derek Fowlds, perhaps best known for his role on Yes, Minister: has died, age 82.
Complete list of SAG winners 2020: Including The Crown, for best Drama Series.
Downton Abbey is getting a sequel movie!
From Anglotopia: Brit Movies To Look Forward to in 2020.
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!