Brit Telly Headlines: 9 January 2018.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

This is not TV-related, but I’ve really got to hand it to Great Britain: they’re trying to impose a “latte levy” (or small fee/tax on disposable cups) to cut down on the paper waste from their coffee cups.

Patrick Melrose (a new five-part drama starring Benedict Cumberbatch: Trailer.

Flight of the Conchords set for a TV return!

The new Agatha Christie adaptation, Ordeal by Innocence, was meant to air this past holiday season, but the BBC has pulled it and recast Ed Westwick’s role (in light of the allegations against him).

BBC drama The Cry will star Jenna Coleman.

I haven’t seen any episodes of The Crown yet…but I will HAVE to start watching if they bring Helena Bonham Carter on board!

ITV drama The Widow will star Kate Beckinsale.

Outlander, season four casting news: be warned, it contains spoilers for the books and series.

Doctor Who news: on why they kept the new Doctor’s, Jodie Whittaker’s, Yorkshire accent.

Good lord, Steven Moffat was involved in Doctor Who and Sherlock and he could have had a third show on at the same time?

Coming to Netflix in January: the entire run of the sitcom Episodes.

Have a great week watching (British) TV!

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