Brit DVD Reviews: Poirot – The Fan Favorites Collection by Acorn Media

poi

Not too long ago, PBS ran a special about the series Poirot and I had remarked to my husband that I was sorry to have missed some of the episodes they had mentioned, specifically Murder on the Orient Express.  You can imagine how excited the “little … [Read more...]

Jane Austen on Film: The Top 10 Best Filmed Adaptations of Jane Austen’s Novels – Which is Your Favorite?

Jane-Austen-7fd22ed7446999a4097e310067a85dea9ee15e04-590x442

By Janna Wong Healy Editor's Note: This is another guest article written by Janna Wong Healy. She previously wrote Top 10 Most Swoon-worthy British Film & TV Scenes. It is a testament to Jane Austen’s observational sensibilities, wit and … [Read more...]

Brit DVD Reviews: Murder in Suburbia, the Complete Collection by Acorn Media

murder

  I know I should be happy that this show got canceled, because if it hadn’t we wouldn’t be loving Caroline Catz as Lousia in Doc Martin….but I can’t say that I am happy about it. From the very first episode, I knew I would like the show and … [Read more...]

Brit Entertainment: Top Ten Fictional Jobs in Britain According to Popular Culture – Which Job Do You Want?

harrypotter

They say you should dress for the job you want, not the job you have. Unfortunately, I’d look a bit silly showing up to my workplace dressed as Batman. However, we can all dream, and British culture gives us all a dream of what we’d like to be doing. … [Read more...]

Guest Long Read: Foyle’s War – A Guide to the Hastings of Christopher Foyle – Shooting Locations to Visit In Person from a Local

1a Foyle Guide cHastings BC

‘Did watching Foyle’s War make you want to move to Hastings?’ I’d like to say ‘yes’, and possibly the atmospheric scenes filmed in Hastings Old Town helped, even if only subliminally.  However, we did not move here full-time until 2011, and most … [Read more...]

Downton Abbey: First Look at new Downton Series 5 – ITV Releases Preview Trailer and Airdate – Video Inside

DOWNTONABBEY_SEASON5_TT_hires-590x331

Downton is coming. ITV have announced the UK airdate - the next series of Downton Abbey will begin airing September 21st in the UK and in the USA in January on PBS. They have also released the first trailer giving us look at footage from the … [Read more...]

Guest Long Read: The Telly Travelers – A Journey Around Britain to Visit Famous Brit Telly TV Locations

british-telly

The journey begins in Southampton.  Four retirees from the States, two arriving via air, two arriving via sea.  Rental car.  The driver originally from South Africa and well versed in driving on “that side” of the road.  A navigator aided by a GPS.  … [Read more...]