A selection of British TV news from the past week:
Doctor Who series 12, episode five: Recap.
Jodie Whittaker will continue to be the Doctor in series 13. (Related: Guess who came back in a guest spot on Doctor Who? And: the series has introduced its first black Doctor, who told Whittaker’s 13th incarnation, “You’re in my future.”)
The new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse (starring Rufus Sewell): Trailer.
BBC One’s drama The Split: Series 2 trailer.
Coming to Netflix in February 2020: A new Shaun the Sheep movie!
It’s HBO, but with an Aussie and Brit starring: The Undoing, starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant: Trailer.
Johnny Flynn will join Andrew Scott in the new adaptation Ripley (based on Patricia Highsmith’s Tom Ripley novels).
BBC One series Baptiste: there will be a second season.
Gill Hornby’s novel Miss Austen will be adapted for TV.
Coronation Street is celebrating their 10,000th episode!
The new Top Gear, series 2: Review.
God how I love the Brits: this week on Channel 4 they’re airing a documentary titled Bring Back the Bush: Where Did Our Public Hair Go?
The cast of Avenue 5: Who’s British and who’s American (the show itself is an HBO/Sky co-production)?
Netflix is releasing a soundtrack for The Witcher.
BBC Three’s This Country will end after the third series.
Monthy Python legend Terry Jones: has died.
Stephen Fry has a new podcast!
Ewan McGregor tries to explain what is going on with Disney+ and his new series Obi-Wan.
Comedy.co.uk: 2019 Award Winners.
Wow, somebody is a big enough fan of Guy Ritchie and his movies to rank the “10 Best Guy Ritchie Movie Characters.” That is dedication I can admire.
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!