Brit DVD Reviews: Classic Father Brown, the Complete Original Collection by Acorn Media

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Sometimes, things just get better with age.  The classic sitcoms, mysteries and dramas of days gone by that can still hook the viewer with just one episode.  Father Brown: the Complete Collection is one of those dramas. Like so many classic British … [Read more...]

Brit DVD Review: You, Me & Them by Acorn Media Starring Anthony Head and Eve Myles

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“NOOOOOOO!!!!! This show can not only be one series long!” That’s what I said mere hours ago, as I finished the last episode of You, Me & Them. When I sat down to watch a few episodes this afternoon, I had planned on watching maybe 2 episodes at … [Read more...]

Brit DVD Reviews: Music And Monarchy, with David Starkey by Acorn Media

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  What do “I vow to thee, my country,” “Hope and Glory” (“Pomp and Circumstance” to Americans) and “Zadok the Priest” all have in common?  No, they weren’t the playlist for my wedding two years ago, although I will admit to stealing some … [Read more...]

Foyle’s War: Foyle’s War Returns This Sunday – Full Series and DVD Review (NO SPOILERS!) – Win a Copy Inside!

Brit TV News: Foyle’s War Returns to PBS This Weekend!

In case you haven't heard, Foyle's War is returning for its seventh series this Sunday on PBS (it's technically the eighth series, but in the US two series were combined at one point so for us it's seven). We got an advance copy of the DVD set to … [Read more...]

Brit DVD Reviews: George Gently, Series 5, by Acorn Media

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  Become a reviewer they said. It’ll be fun they said! They don’t warn you that you get sucked into previously undiscovered series and spend your entire weekend catching up so that you are current and practically salivating for the next … [Read more...]

Brit DVD Reviews: Shakespeare – The King’s Man by Athena

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Shakespeare: The King’s Man was an absolute delight from start to finish.   I’m a fan of Shakespeare, but admittedly don’t know a whole lot about the plays he wrote during his time as “the King’s Man,” when he and company became the “King’s Players,” … [Read more...]