A selection of British TV news from the past week:
Fleabag, Flight of the Conchords, Catastrophe are all on Amazon Prime right now.
America is going to try yet again (for the fourth time) to do a remake of the Brit comedy Peep Show.
The BBC’s show The A Word is getting a third season. (I’ve never seen it but I just watched the trailer–Christopher Eccleston AND Lee Ingleby? I am THERE.) The BBC has also committed to a second series of Gentleman Jack.
Viewers still love Top Gear, whatever form it takes.
Peaky Blinders writer Steven Knight is now adapting a story about British elite Special Forces.
David Tennant and Georgia Moffett are expecting a fifth little David or Davidia!
Nan Winton (first woman to read the evening news on the BBC, in 1960): Obituary.
TV programs are finally adding characters with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.
Writers under pressure from fans of the TV adaptations of their works. What a problem to have!
Brit travel alert from Anglotopia: immigration and other changes for Americans traveling to Great Britain.
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!