Brit Telly Headlines: 29 January 2019.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

Endeavour, season 6: Trailer.

Filming on Doctor Who season 12 has started.

Call the Midwife season 8 will be on PBS this spring.

There’s a new kids’ show out from the creator of Teletubbies! Oh, Teletubbies. I used to watch it in the morning before I went to a job I hated with every fiber of my being; it was calming. Teletubbies forever!

Inside No. 9 is coming back for a fifth season.

The BBC has ordered a new documentary about Oscar Wilde. They’ve also bought the Australian thriller series Safe Harbour.

National Television Awards: Bodyguard took home the best new drama award.

The Guardian asks, “What will it take for us to turn on Ant and Dec?” If you’ll remember, we talked about Ant McPartlin here last week, and this is another one of the tons of headlines I’ve been seeing about the pair.

Anglotopia is running a new column titled “Anglophile Life”–and it’s lovely. A must-read.

A new biopic about J.R.R. Tolkien will feature Nicholas Hoult as a “young hot Tolkien.

The writer-director who gave us Attack the Block has a new movie out: The Kid Who Would Be King.

Have a great week watching British TV!

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