A selection of British TV news from the past week:
His Dark Materials series 1 finale: Recap.
And here go the Brits getting great New Year’s Day TV too, when all I’ll be stuck with stateside is football games.
Call the Midwife season 9: Will be on PBS this spring.
New drama The Trial of Christine Keeler: is getting mixed reviews.
James Corden is hinting that there might be more Gavin & Stacey. (The special that aired on Christmas, after all, was the most-watched Christmas TV of the decade.) Although, some fans were not best pleased with one of the episode’s musical moments.
Even Top Gear had a Christmas special.
Anyone ever heard of the 2012 movie Lawless (starring Tom Hardy)? It’s on Netflix now.
For all you Brit soap opera fans: EastEnders 2020 Preview!
I wish I could see this documentary about INXS. I still miss Michael Hutchence. Ah hell, I miss all of the 1990s, if I’m honest.
The BBC is celebrating the premiere of the new series of Doctor Who with a new line of t-shirts.
How did BBC Parliament become the “toast of TV”?
Comedian and musician Neil Innes: has died.
A RadioTimes list: 20 Best TV Shows of 2019.
Do you agree with this list? TellyVisions suggests their favorite Brit programs on PBS in the 2010s. And thanks to TellyVisions for this list: A look ahead at Brit TV in the 2020s.
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!