Epic Period Dramas Coming (pt2) 2019

GENTLEMAN JACK BBC is also preparing 19th century series set in Shibden Hall where GENTLEMAN JACK also known as Anne Lister (Surrane Jones) returnsto Halifax, West Yorkshire in 1832, determined to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home Shibden Hall. But to do that she will dress and act as a man! Spy more here! BEECHAM HOUSE Rival ITV is taking us to 19th century India in six part saga BEECHAM HOUSE starring Tom Bateman, Kabir Bedi and Leo Suter! This lavishly exotic saga will offer us a look at the lives of residents living in a Delhi mansion during the cusp of 19th century. Spy more here! CATHERINE …

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UPCOMING NEW EPIC DRAMAS (part1) 2019

MOST ANTICIPATED EPIC & PERIOD SET 2019 SERIES: CATHERINE THE GREAT, BEECHAM HOUSE, MEDICI, WAR OF THE WORLDS, HIS DARK MATERIALS, NAME OF THE ROSE, SPANISH PRINCESS, LES MISERABLES AND OTHERS! LES MISERABLES One of the first ones to arrive is BBC One’s six part adaptation of LES MISERABLES which will air in UK from December 30th and later on at PBStoo. Starring Lily Collins and Dominic West it is set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest begins to grip the city of Paris once more. Spy more here!     THE LONG SONG Arriving a bit sooner, also on BBC One, from December 18th …

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Mr Thornton Takes a Wife – Part Seven

Chapter 7 – A catastrophe is looming Jane entered soon thereafter to announce that dinner was served. The party moved to the dining room and took seats. John sat on one table head with Margaret on his right and Mary next to her. Hannah sat on John’s left side and Nicholas next to her. It was but a simple meal, with pumpkin soup, roast turkey with rice and a simple dressing, accompanied by mashed peas and stewed leak stems, citrus flavoured ice and coffee afterwards. John poured a French cognac for himself and Nicholas, while the ladies were served with …

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1ST ‘ALL IS TRUE’ TRAILER

KENNETH BRANAGH FILM WITH JUDI DENCH, IAN MCKELLEN 1st trailer has been released for Kenneth Branagh’s Shakespeare drama ALL IS TRUE which also stars Judi Dench and Ian McKellen! The story The movie will get a limited week long release in December ahead of the awards season but will get official release date in 2019 is set in 1613 when Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the The movie is getting limited December release ahead of the awards race ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where …

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Les Miserables’s First Trailer (no singing) Dec 30th

FIRST TRAILER FOR BBC & PBS EPIC TV SERIES LES MISERABLES WITH LILY COLLINS, DOMINIC WEST, JOSH O’CONNOR, OLIVIA COLMAN, DEREK JACOBI (For me the biggest draw to “yet another”  Les’ Miz is the fact that it is being done by Andrew Davis) ‘LES MISERABLES’ Les Miserables starts December 30th! BBC TV SERIES TRAILER IS HERE! Its already quite clear that in the whole slate of festive delights BBC One has prepared for the upcoming December holidays, the latest six part TV series adaptation of famous LES MISERABLES will probably be the highlight of Christmas 2018! The series is hitting the small screens at …

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Medici: The Magnificent

NETFLIX RELEASES 1ST TRAILER FOR MEDICI THE MAGNIFICENT EPIC TV SERIES WITH DANIEL SHARMAN, BRADLEY JAMES, SEAN BEAN, SARAH PARISH, RAOUL BOVA, JULIAN SANDS! 3RD SEASON IN WORKS  ‘MEDICI: THE MAGNIFICENT’    c.1470 TRAILER FOR NETFLIX EPIC SAGA Netflix has released for the second season of Medici: Masters of Florence epic TV series, Medici should start soon on Netflix! this time titled MEDICI: THE MAGNIFICENT which already aired in Italy, but will air on Netflix soon too! It sees Daniel Sharmanplaying Cosimo’s grandson Lorenzo De Medici who is now taking over the family’s business.   THE ART OF REVO- LUTION 1470. Medici’s family power has been …

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Medieval

 FIRST ‘MEDIEVAL’ PHOTOS FROM THE CZECH EPIC! First photos coming from the sets of new historical adventure MEDIEVAL which sees American actor Ben Foster playing Czech national hero and warlord Jan Zizka who was a powerful figure in the famous Hussite wars in the medieval times. With the massive budget of about $20 million, the new historical movie is currently shooting on the sets near Prague and around Czech republic. Superhunky Czech actor and judo champion Petr Jakl is both writing and directing the movie! He is not the only athlete in the production as legendary Czech decathlon world recorder Roman Sebrle is also in the cast! William Moseley, Ben Foster and …

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Mr Thornton Takes a Wife – Part Six

Chapter 6 – Engaged to be married Next Friday evening the Thorntons hosted a small intimate party in honour of John and Margaret’s betrothal. It was not a formal engagement party. That would be so if there was to be made an announcement  to both their families of the wedding. As it was, Margaret’s remaining relatives, Aunt Shaw and the Lennoxes, could not make the trip from London for just this occasion. Margaret’s parents had passed away the previous year and her brother Frederic lived in Spain. John’s sister Fanny already knew of the wedding so it was just a …

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World on Fire WW2 (series) 2019

 SEAN BEAN JOINS Blake Harrison has joined the cast WORLD ON FIRE WW2 SERIES BBC is also casting new faces for their ambitious new WW2 series WORLD ON FIREwhich already hasLesley Manville, Jonah Hauer King, Helen Hunt and Julia Brown! Joining them now are Sean Bean,Last Kingdom’s and Halcyon’s Ewan Mitchell, Blake Harrison and Yrsa Daley Ward!   The ensemble series will follow different characters, from Harry, a young English translator in Warsaw caught up in negotiations with the Nazis and trying to smuggle his Polish lover Kasia out of the country, to Lois, the girl who is waiting for him at home, a young …

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BBC’S DRACULA MINI SERIES

CLAES BANG TO LEAD BBC’S DRACULA MINI SERIES Consisting of three 90-minute episodes, the upcoming Dracula series will re-introduce the world to the vampire who “made evil sexy.” Taking place in Translyvania in 1897, the series will find “the blood drinking Count is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned: the dead travel fast.” In a statement, Claes Bang said: I am thrilled to be taking on the role of Dracula, especially when the script is in the hands of the incredible talents of Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss and the team responsible for Sherlock. I’m so excited that I get to dig …

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