Brit Telly Headlines: 30 April 2019.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

This week’s recaps: Unforgotten, Killing Eve, Line of Duty, Les Miserables, Game of Thrones, Call the Midwife (Related: When will season 5 of Line of Duty be on Netflix?)

What’s everyone watching IN the UK this week?

With only two new episodes left in this season, Line of Duty is introducing a new character, played by Anna Maxwell Martin.

BBC Studios is making a program about Prince Charles for ITV. In related news: When IS Meghan going to have that baby?!?

Peaky Blinders the virtual reality experience? Has anyone who wants to pretend they’re in that show ever actually SEEN that show? Yikes.

The new production of Dracula (by the BBC and Netflix): director and casting news.

New BBC One daytime quiz show: Head Hunters.

Did you know there was a spin-off from Mrs. Brown’s Boys, titled All Round to Mrs. Brown’s? I didn’t!

Sorry, everyone: Idris Elba is once again off the market.

Sir David Attenborough is all on board with young climate change protestors.

Brit author Nick Hornby is working on a series for Sundance TV.

Craig Ferguson is performing his first stand-up show in the UK in twenty-five years: for one night only!

BBC Scotland is producing a lot of new content for its iPlayer series.

Bond 25 still doesn’t have a title, “but the cast looks great.”

New on Netflix this month: the movie The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Other Netflix news: everything known about how their work adapting the Chronicles of Narnia is coming along. And don’t forget: Outlander series 1 and 2 will be on Netflix in May.

Previously unknown A Clockwork Orange sequel unearthed.

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!

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