A selection of British TV news from the past week:
Past week’s recap: Grantchester series 4, episode 2. (Which I got sucked into, by the way, and really enjoyed the sleuthing duo of Geordie and Leonard.) This week’s Grantchester recap: series 4, episode 3.
Meanwhile, we won’t get Poldark stateside until the end of September, but those lucky buggers in the U.K. are watching it already. Here’s the recap for season 5, episode 3.
New BBC One crime drama The Capture: Trailer.
The producer of Downton Abbey will be adapting a Robert Harris novel, The Second Sleep, for television.
New BBC One drama from Jack Thorne: Best Interests.
New Channel 4 animated special The Tiger Who Came to Tea will feature some star voiceover power.
Did you know there’s a group of Anabaptists (kind of like the Amish) in Great Britain, called the Bruderhof? I didn’t, but you can learn all about them in a new documentary titled Inside the Bruderhof.
Can you picture Henry Cavill as Sherlock Holmes? He’s playing the detective in a new series based on Enola Holmes, Sherlock’s sister.
Why I love Derry Girls: Sister Michael’s Best Bits from Series 2.
Michael Palin is set to have heart surgery.
Not British TV, but a Brit on TV: Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back has been renewed for a third season on Fox.
The first Downton Abbey movie hasn’t premiered yet, and there’s already talk of a sequel.
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!