Vera’s Back

June 28, 2015
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Vera — probably the best contemporary detective drama on British TV — returns to the U.S. with a fifth season being debuted nationally on Acorn TV. Based on novels by Shetland’s Ann Cleeves, Vera is a no nonsense Northumbrian detective with a brusk exterior and a well buried heart. It’s tempting to describe her as a female Wallander but unlike her Swedish counterpart she doesn’t spend half an hour caught …Read the Rest

The Outcast

The Outcast
June 26, 2015
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Nathaniel Parker, Jessica Brown Finlay, and Greg Wise are among the stars slated to appear in a new BBC One …Read the Rest

Robbie Returns

Robbie Returns
June 26, 2015
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Love him or hate him, Robbie Jackson has always been one of the most talked about characters in Albert Square. …Read the Rest

Best British (Commonwealth) TV from Acorn Media in June 2015

Best British (Commonwealth) TV from Acorn Media in June 2015
May 25, 2015
DVD Releases

By Kieran Kinsella Acorn Media have long been known as the U.S. distributors of the finest British TV shows but …Read the Rest

Poirot and Foyle in Emmy Contention

Poirot and Foyle in Emmy Contention
May 19, 2015
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K Kinsella Poirot and Foyle’s War could be in the running for Emmy’s this year having been submitted for consideration …Read the Rest

The Real Game of Thrones: Britains’ Bloodiest Dynasty — The Plantagenets

The Real Game of Thrones: Britains’ Bloodiest Dynasty — The Plantagenets
May 19, 2015
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By Kieran Kinsella Heraldic dramas like Game of Thrones and The White Queen serve to whet your appetite but nothing …Read the Rest

BBC America Debut Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

BBC America Debut Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
May 18, 2015
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Eddie Marsan (Ray Donovan, The World’s End), Olivier award-winning Bertie Carvel (Restless, Matilda), Charlotte Riley (Wuthering Heights, Easy Virtue) and …Read the Rest

BBC Plot Bronte Drama

BBC Plot Bronte Drama
May 18, 2015
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BBC One have commissioned a feature length TV drama based around the lives of the Bronte sisters. Sally Wainwright (Happy …Read the Rest

Acorn Adds Lord Lucan and New Tricks

Acorn Adds Lord Lucan and New Tricks
April 27, 2015
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Kieran Kinsella Fans of British TV have an enduring fascination with murder mysteries. The most intriguing cases are often based …Read the Rest

Acorn TV Adds David Morrissey Crime Thriller

Acorn TV Adds David Morrissey Crime Thriller
April 11, 2015
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The Walking Dead’s David Morrissey will return to American TV screens on Monday night when Acorn TV give an American …Read the Rest

Case Histories Complete Collection and Lovejoy 5

Case Histories Complete Collection and Lovejoy 5
March 18, 2015
DVD Releases

Within the crowded field of British detective shows, Case Histories truly stands out as one of the very best contemporary …Read the Rest