Brenda Blethyn in Vera.
Multi-award-winning British actress, Brenda Blethyn, returns as the unorthodox, but brilliant, DCI Vera Stanhope, in the highly-anticipated seventh season of Vera on ITV Choice (DStv channel 123) at 8pm on Wednesday, March 29.
The criminal drama series is based on the novels and characters created by Ann Cleeves and has garnered critical acclaim since it first debuted back in 2011.
Blethyn spoke to http://www.theluvvie.com about bringing the somewhat dishevelled, but a truly gifted detective, Detective Chief Inspector Stanhope. Continue reading
Don’t miss ‘CitizenFour’ on BET.
Throughout March, AfriDocs on BET will be presenting a series of hard-hitting documentaries focused on the struggles and challenges that face both emerging and established democracies.
From the battles of activists trying to promote and secure democracy in Nigeria and Zimbabwe, to the ways in which media investigations and leaks threaten the establishment in Ghana and the United States, these award-winning films are both entertaining and informative. Continue reading
Dame Helen Mirren in ‘Prime Suspect’.
Oscar-winning actress, Dame Helen Mirren talks to www.theluvvie.com about Prime Suspect, a television series during which she says she came of age as an actor. Continue reading
Ripper Street, the crime drama which explores the criminal underworld of London’s East End, returns to BBC First (DStv channel 119) from Friday, November 18 at 9pm. Continue reading
As part of its new series of music documentaries, BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) will be screening Ed Sheeran: Jumpers For Goalposts – Live From Wembley at 8 pm on Friday, November 18. Continue reading
George Clark takes a closer look at some amazing spaces.
IF you like reality shows, then both BBC Lifestyle and BBC Earth are offering two new series to enjoy – George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces and Truth about Alcohol. Continue reading
Set in three of the most seasonally changeable landscapes on Earth, Seasonal Landscapes – which airs at 4pm on Sunday, November 13, on BBC Earth (DStv channel 184) – reveals the stunning transformations that occur each year and how wildlife copes with them. Continue reading
The compelling documentary, They Will Have To Kill Us First: Malian Music in Exile, which can be seen on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) at 8pm on Friday, November 11, tells the compelling story of when jihadists took control of Northern Mali in 2012. Continue reading
South Africa’s Northern Cape plays a starring role in new ITV Choice series, Tutankhamun, starring Max Irons and Sam Neill. The show, which airs on DStv channel 123 on Thursday, November 10 at 8pm, was filmed in the region, parts of which were transformed into Egypt’s famous Valley of the Kings. Continue reading
Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Eddie Redmayne talk about their new films, ‘Dr Strange’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’.
Graham Norton welcomes leading British actors, Benedict Cumberbatch and Eddie Redmayne, Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston and American singer LeAnn Rimes to The Graham Norton Show on BBC Brit (DStv channel 120) at 9pm on Tuesday, November 8. Continue reading