Tea Time Tidbits

Judi Dench, racehorse owner
Week of February 19, 2018

Judi Dench, racehorse owner

The Dame is entering a horse in this year's Grand National, a race made famous by the film National Velvet.

New shows from the UK/Downton movie?
Week of February 12, 2018

New shows from the UK/Downton movie?

Zoe Wanamaker, James Norton and more have new roles to play, and is the Downton Abbey movie happening?

Are You Being Served? not "P.C." enough?
Week of February 5, 2018

Are You Being Served? not "P.C." enough?

A production of the stage version of AYBS? did not go forward as some consider the program outdated and not suitable for today's audiences.

Related Actors, part two
Week of January 29, 2018

Related Actors, part two

A Dame and her daughter, an Oscar winner and her mother, and more.

LOTSW's Peter Sallis' Burial Place
Week of January 22, 2018

LOTSW's Peter Sallis' Burial Place

"Cleggy" and "Compo" are together again as they are both now in their final resting places near Holmfirth in Yorkshire.

Waiting for God's Daniel Hill
Week of January 15, 2018

Waiting for God's Daniel Hill

Hill could not manage the original vision for the weaselly Harvey Bains character to be "sad, short and bald," but he did add a fashionable touch of his own.

Waiting for God
Week of January 8, 2018

Waiting for God

The somewhat surprising inspiration for the elderly Diana Trent character was the 40-something male writer of the series.

Call the Midwife's Jennifer Kirby
Week of January 1, 2018

Call the Midwife's Jennifer Kirby

The Shakespeare-trained actress went to great "lengths" to appear as a genuine 1960s Cockney.

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