Articles Tagged 'Bleak House'

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 […]

Crimson Horror

10 British Acting Families (Who Are Not the Redgraves)

This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred Gillyflower and Stirling as Ada Gillyflower. This is not the first British family affair in show business, let […]


Looking Backward: British Period Drama – the 21st Century Edition

This post is brought to you by Focus Features’ bold new vision of the epic story of love, Anna Karenina, starring Keira Knightley and Jude Law and directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice). In select theatres starting November 16th. The audience for British – and especially British-produced – period drama appears to be […]

The Young Victoria

Photos: Victorian Fashions in British Costume Drama

BBC America’s forthcoming show Copper (premiering Sunday, August 19 at 10/9c) examines life in NYC set in the 1860s. The majority of the costumes – 600 dresses, frock coats and union suits – were custom built versus relying on picked over rental shops. The folks over at Gothamist have put together a flip book of some […]