Tag Archives: Upstairs Downstairs

Five Keeley Hawes Roles You Can Watch Before She’s on ‘Doctor Who’

Keeley Hawes is set to grace Doctor Who in all of her sinuous glory in Season Eight. But longtime viewers of British TV can say we knew her when.

Brits with Birthdays: ‘Luther’s Idris Elba Turns 41, and More

Idris Elba, the London-born actor who stars as the titular police detective in BBC America’s popular Luther series, celebrates his 41st birthday on Sept. 6.

WATCH: Trailer for Tom Stoppard’s ‘Darkside’ Radio Play

Writer Sir Tom Stoppard (Parade’s End, Anna Karenina) pays tribute to the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album Dark Side of the Moon with his BBC Radio 2 play, called Darkside, voiced by Bill Nighy (About Time), Rufus Sewell ...

Holiday Gift Guide for Her (Maybe Him)

Christmas shopping can be stressful for some with the crowds and “accidental” elbow in the rib. BBC America might be able to help cut down on the holiday madness and take out some of the guesswork.

Time’s Up for ‘Upstairs Downstairs’

Fans of the revived Upstairs Downstairs will no longer be able to view the goings-on either upstairs or downstairs at 165 Eaton Place. The BBC has announced that the period drama, which aired the final episode of its second season in ...

Got ‘Downton Abbey’ Withdrawal Blues?

 

All good things must come to an end.

Readers Have Their Say: The 10 Greatest British TV Dramas of All-Time

Weddings. Candy. TV Drama. There are simply some things the Brits traditionally do better than Americans.

The Tellyvangelist: April 4 – 10

What’s British on U.S. television this week?

“Coronation Street,” “Upstairs, Downstairs” Episodes FOR FREE On the Web?

 

As we enter the broadband era, networks looking to feed viewer demand for content are digging deep into their archives and offering up some real treasures. But here's a doozy: I almost screamed when I saw that ITV may stream ...