Articles Tagged 'Pauline Collins'

‘Dickensian’ (Photo: BBC)

WATCH: All of Dickens’ Best Characters in One Series

As a concept for a TV show, Dickensian is pretty hard to beat. It’s a 20-part drama made by the BBC which imagines what it would be like if the most notable characters from the able pen of Charles Dickens all lived next door to one another. So Fagin can pick the pocket of Scrooge, […]

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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. He has been in the news of late both because he has been giving interviews to publicize the long anticipated start ofLuther’s third season (which begins tomorrow, Sept. 3, on BBC America at […]

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11 One-Off Characters from ‘Doctor Who’ That Deserve a Comeback

Note: some of these characters do appear in subsequent novelizations, comic books and audiobooks, but there is debate about whether they are part of the canon of Doctor Who fact, so we’ll stick to the TV stories to confirm whether they count as one-offs or not. The Toymaker (“The Celestial Toymaker”) A long shadow has […]

The Tellyvangelist: Mar. 7 – 13

In this week’s Tellyvangelist — your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S. TV — watch Russell Brand schmooze with the View ladies, see Pauline Collins vamp it up on Merlin, and check out Robson Green’s return to Being Human! All times are in EST and are subject to change.