Articles Tagged 'Andrew Davies'


New TV Adaptation of ‘Les Misérables’ Announced

The BBC has announced the latest 19th-century novel to get its lavish period drama treatment, and it’s every bit as ambitious as this year’s War & Peace. Andrew Davies, the writer behind such seminal BBC dramas as the original House of Cards, Bleak House, and Pride & Prejudice (yes, that one), will adapt Victor Hugo‘s Les Misérables, […]

Bleak House

Brit Binge Watching: Five Classic Novel TV Adaptations You Can View Online

Revisit classic British novels with these made-for-TV miniseries adaptations. Here are five for you to binge on: 1. Bleak House Charles Dickens’ Bleak House revolves around the injustices of the 19th century court system. There are a number of subplots, involving multiple families and overlapping relationships, but the main storyline revolves around a long-running case […]


BBC AMERICA to Air Original ‘House of Cards’ Sunday, February 17

Following BBC Home Entertainment’s release of the digitally remastered House of Cards trilogy, BBC AMERICA has announced that it will air the original British House of Cards miniseries, the first part of the trilogy, this Sunday (February 17) at 3 pm ET. Adapted by Andrew Davies from Michael Dobbs‘ best-selling novel, the 1990 BBC miniseries […]