Articles Tagged 'MI-5'

Brit Binge Watching: Five Spy Dramas You Can View Online

If you missed out on the BBC America premiere of David Tennant’s miniseries, Spies of Warsaw, you can check it out on iTunes.com. What other British spy dramas are available online? 1. MI-5 No-nonsense head officer Harry Pearce (Peter Firth) leads a team of dedicated spies, known as MI-5, who risk their lives every day. A female […]

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Holiday Gift Guide For Him (Or Her)

Note: The following blog post contains ideas for presents. They have been chosen because they are nice presents, available from the BBC America Shop, and relevant to fans of BBC America’s programming (not unlike the Doctor Who gift guide we ran recently). Whether you choose to buy any of these gifts for an important man […]

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14 Hot Photos of ‘Copper’ Star Tom Weston-Jones

When Copper premieres on BBC AMERICA on Sunday (August 19 at 10/9c), we’ll all have Tom Weston-Jones‘ name on our lips. (The UK-born star plays Irish-American copper Kevin Corcoran in the Levinson/Fontana series, which is set in 1860s NYC. He’s truly one of New York’s finest.) Here are 14 beautiful reasons why, spanning his career […]

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. In celebration of BBC America’s launch of its new Dramaville block on August 17 – beginning with the 1950s-set spy thriller The Hour – we asked readers to submit their choices for the Greatest British TV Drama of all-time. […]

Law & Order Moves To London

I was a huge Law & Order fan before it diluted itself with umpteen inferior spin-offs and hired a certain current GOP presidential candidate with the trophy wife to replace the great Steven Hill. Who better to give this musty, 18-year-old franchise a fresh feel than the folks behind Life On Mars and MI-5? Yes, […]

The Makers of MI-5 and Life On Mars Head To Outer Space

Kudos Productions – the peoplebehind Life On Mars,Hustle (see above), and MI-5 – is possibly the mostconsistent producer of quality TV drama on the planetright now. That’s why I’m beside myself with glee atthe announcement of their latest series,Outcasts, which will be set in outer space. Like most Kudos-produced dramas, it will air on theBBC. […]