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Downton Abbey's Sophie McShera
Week of August 29, 2016

Downton Abbey's Sophie McShera

She once honed her American accent and gained a good acting role from watching (almost improbably) a certain iconic '90s sitcom.

Last of the Summer Wine's Susan Mallinson has died
Week of August 22, 2016

Last of the Summer Wine's Susan Mallinson has died

Familiar to LOTSW watchers as the Railway pub's barmaid, Mallinson also owned a drama school and her services as an elocution instructor were much in demand.

Are You Being Served? remade
Week of August 15, 2016

Are You Being Served? remade

This one-off revival show is one of several classics being revived by the BBC to celebrate 60 years of Britcoms.

Foyle's War's Honeysuckle Weeks
Week of August 8, 2016

Foyle's War's Honeysuckle Weeks

Actress turns the tables on detective work as she becomes a missing person herself.

Inspector Lewis' Clare Holman
Week of August 1, 2016

Inspector Lewis' Clare Holman

Don't be surprised if you bump into Inspector Lewis' medical examiner (and love interest) down at the local, strumming a ukulele.

Inspector Lewis' Kevin Whately
Week of July 25, 2016

Inspector Lewis' Kevin Whately

We know him for his role as a serious-minded detective, but his career beginnings included providing entertainment as a busker in London tube stations.

Lark Rise to Candleford's Julia Sawalha
Week of July 18, 2016

Lark Rise to Candleford's Julia Sawalha

After her iconic role as Saffy in Absolutely Fabulous, Sawalha continues to make her mark in period dramas.

Endeavour to return with fourth series
Week of July 11, 2016

Endeavour to return with fourth series

Can you guess which Monty Python star was the inspiration for Shaun Evans' portrayal of young Inspector Morse?

Dancing on the Edge's Chiwetel Ejiofor
Week of July 4, 2016

Dancing on the Edge's Chiwetel Ejiofor

The actor came through a childhood tragedy to meet with great success on stage and screen.

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