Articles Tagged 'Peter Firth'

‘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, […]

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 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 […]


What Are Brits Watching?: ‘Mayday’

This five-part series conquered the 9pm time slot, outperforming the monthly average for the past 12 months. What’s on: Mayday What is it: This drama series — starring Peter Firth, Sophie Okonedo and Aidan Gillen — revolves around what happens to a town and its community when the 14-year-old May Queen goes missing. Air-date: March 3, 2013 on […]

‘Spooks’ Prepares An Explosive Grand Finale

The BBC espionage drama Spooks is set to finish after one more series, according to its own producers. The show, which has been running for 10 years and has made a name for itself by allowing some of its most popular characters to be killed, often in astonishingly brutal ways, has proven to be a […]