Brit Telly Headlines: 4 January 2018


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

Sorry for this regular Tuesday post to be appearing on a Thursday; I’ve evidently started the new year by being even less productive than usual!

Anglotopia is offering a giveaway of DVDs, books, and magazines worth over $500–go get in on it!

PBS news: 7 highlights for British TV coming to PBS in 2018.

The BBC and PBS are working together on a new adaptation of Little Women.

A new show from Amazon and ITV, starring Kate Beckinsale.

So long Charlie Rose, hello BBC program Beyond 100 Days.

Clips from the new BBC drama The Miniaturist.

Speaking of TellyVisions, they also put together this nice post about British TV and film notables we lost in 2017.

Coming to BritBox in January. OOOoooh, get it and watch Vera. I love the show Vera.

14 new shows coming to the UK in January. I know, this list doesn’t help those of us stateside, but it gives us a handy list of new shows to watch for!

Comedy juggernaut Mrs. Brown’s Boys is being sold worldwide, but will not be seen in Russia.

Peaky Blinders season 5 won’t arrive until 2019.

Matthew Rhys has starred in a new pilot, a comedy set in Wales and titled Down the Caravan.

Dr. Who: Say goodbye to Peter Capaldi’s Tardis.

Season 4 of Black Mirror is garnering some controversy for its storylines.

The Downton Abbey movie looks like it will be filming this year.

Lovesick (formerly known as Scrotal Recall) season 3 is now available on Netflix.

Have a great week watching (British) TV!

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