Brit Telly Headlines: 28 August 2018


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

The Durrells in Corfu, season 3, coming to PBS! Here’s the trailer. (Enjoy it while you can. It’s set to end after season 4.)

ITV’s Vanity Fair (also on PBS): Trailer. And another new drama coming to PBS is Press: Trailer.

There’s a new political thriller starring Keeley Hawes on BBC1 (Bodyguard): Viewers are loving it.

Movin’ on up: Peaky Blinders, series 5, will air on BBC1.

A new drama by Russell T. Davies for Channel 4: The Boys.

New comedy on the BBC (starring Tom Davis): ‘king Gary. Related: A new sitcom from the creator of Benidorm is also planned by the BBC, titled Scarborough.

GASP…The Great British Baking Show will be moving from PBS to Netflix. Blast you, Netflix!

Who are the most powerful people in British TV?

Moriarty (Andrew Scott) will join the cast of Fleabag.

Mark Strong to star in “comic-thriller” Temple for the Sky Network.

Hugh Laurie is set to star in a new HBO comedy.

A new BBC2 drama that is currently filming will star…Richard Gere?

Brit comedian and actor Lenny Henry is celebrating his 60th birthday in style.

The “must-see shows of autumn” (if you live in the UK).

A “history of the women of Doctor Who.”

“Great British Icons”: the Police Box/TARDIS.

Fantastic Beasts 2: Character descriptions.

Danny Boyle will not direct Bond 25; what does that mean for the film’s planned release date?

Have a great week, watching (British) TV!

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