'King Charles III' Recap

King Charles III has all the hallmarks of a Shakespearean history play, one that tells that sad truth that "Monarchs should be seen and not heard." But what does it say about the United Kingdom that it insists on telling the tale of the end of our second Elizabethan age era with the trappings usually reserved for a first Elizabethan aged production?

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap: Season 6 Episode 7

Probably the most respected midwife this season, Nurse Crane (Linda Bassett)  (Photo: Courtesy of Neal Street Productions 2016)

At one time or another most parents have experienced the pain of seeing their kids bullied or excluded, but the families featured in this week’s episode of Call the Midwife have got long-term struggles on their hands. In a related story, one of our most committed midwives undergoes a serious crisis of confidence. And Trixie learns that caution can be mistaken for dishonesty.

As always, if you want to peruse last week’s events before moving on, you can find that recap here.

The Trailer for the 'Love Actually' Sequel is Here

Keira Knightley in a shot from the "Love Actually" sequel trailer. (Photo: NBC)

Love is actually all around us, folks – a sequel to beloved holiday romantic comedy Love Actually is happening! 

Now, before anybody gets too excited – this isn’t the feature-length Love Actually sequel that we all (or at least me) truly want. It’s a special ten-minute sketch in honor of the annual Red Nose Day charity telethon, penned by original writer/creator Richard Curtis. And it will star….virtually everyone who took part in the original film. 

Rumor: The 'Downton Abbey' Movie Starts Filming This Fall

The "Downton Abbey" Season 6 Key Art (Photo: (Photo: (Photo: Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television for MASTERPIECE))

Prepare yourselves, everybody. It looks like the Downton Abbey movie is actually happening.

If the British tabloid press is to be believed, at any rate.

Yes, according to reports, the mega-hit costume drama will officially return in feature film form. The show, which ran on PBS in the U.S. from 2011-2016, followed the story of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants at a beautiful English estate. Romances, marriages, births, deaths, and betrayals abounded, and the show was the highest-rated in Masterpiece history

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 6 Episode 5

Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates) teaches dental health.  (Photo: Courtesy of Neal Street Productions 2016)

One thing leads to another on this week's Call the MidwifeTreating a maternity patient with serious dental issues results in romance for Nurse Franklin. The Buckles take in a young man with special needs who has nowhere to go and, in the process, we also discover that what the Mother House calls a “place of greater safety”, is nothing of the sort for Sister Mary Cynthia.

'King Charles III' to Premiere on Masterpiece This May

Tim Pigott-Smith as Charles (Photo:  Courtesy of Robert Viglasky/Drama Republic for BBC and MASTERPIECE)

The award-winning play King Charles III will be coming to a PBS station near you this May. Masterpiece presents a television adaptation of the Tony-nominated show, starring the late actor Tim Pigott Smith. He also performed the lead role in both the Broadway and West End productions, the latter of which won the Olivier Award for Best new Play in 2015.

The 90-minute drama airs Sunday, May 14 at 9pm. So mark your calendars now!

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