A selection of British TV news from the past week:
BBC Two crime thriller Giri/Haji: Review.
There’s a brand new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma coming in 2020! See the trailer here. Although: it is going to be so hard to top Jonny Lee Miller’s Mr. Knightley.
First look at Mary Berry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in a new Christmas baking special.
No Agatha Christie adaptation is planned to air at Christmas time on the BBC this year (unlike the last four years), but hang tight: two new adaptations are in the works.
I think I’ve posted about this before, but I’m so excited I have to post again. Helen McCrory and Hugh Laurie (two of my absolute faves) are set to star together in the new political drama Roadkill.
BBC announces new daytime show: The Bidding Room. Meanwhile, a new ITV series will take you behind the scenes at the posh Savoy Hotel.
Top Gear Christmas specials: What you need to know.
New this month on Amazon Prime: The Aeronauts, a movie starring Brits Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones.
Rose d’Or Award Winner: Michael McIntyre’s Big Show.
John Barrowman has had to cancel some live performances in his touring Christmas show due to a “severe neck injury.“
Jeremy Irons on his role in HBO’s Watchmen series.
The Prince Andrew “car wreck” (as his TV interview about his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein has been labeled) just goes on and on.
British celebrity chef Gary Rhodes: has died.
The BBC’s People Just Do Nothing is set to return…as a movie!
Sneak peek at Bond 25, now known as No Time To Die (full trailer on Wednesday!!). How I love James Bond. Now they’re doing trailers for the trailers, awesome.
Christmas 2019: The best of what the BBC has on offer.
Check out this fabulous list (and vote while you’re there): What do you think the best Brit show of the last decade has been?
Another great list: 60 best Brit shows of the past decade.
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!