BBC’s Christie at Christmas series continues wit ‘Ordeal by Innocence’

PIRATES of the Caribbean and Love Actually star, Bill Nighy, is set to star in a new television adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Ordeal By Innocence.

The three-part drama reunites the team behind last December’s The Witness for the Prosecution and 2015’s And Then There Were None, both of which were critical successes for BBC One. Continue reading

BBC and PBS join forces for new television adaptation of ‘Little Women’

THE BBC and Masterpiece on PBS have revealed plans to adapt Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, Little Women, for the small screen.

Created in partnership with the Golden Globe and Bafta-winning drama producer, Playground, the three-part series from Heidi Thomas, the creator of Call The Midwife, Cranford and Upstairs Downstairs, will be directed by Vanessa Caswill (Thirteen, My Mad Fat Diary). Continue reading

Jonathan and Angie Scott capture the beauty of Africa’s wildlife in their stunning new book, ‘Sacred Nature’

 

ESTELLE SINKINS talks to Jonathan Scott about the stunning book, Sacred Nature: Life’s Eternal Dance, which he and his wife, Angela, have released.

The Kenyan-based couple are internationally renowned conservationists who were inspired to create this book by Angela’s love of photography and the work of philosopher Joseph Campbell. The result is a poignant testament to our vanishing wilderness. Continue reading

Tom Burke to play Cormoran Strike in television adaptation of Robert Galbraith’s crime thrillers

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Tom Burke is set to play Cormoran Strike in the BBC adaptation of The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm and Career of Evil, written by J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym, Robert Galbraith.

THREE television dramas, based on J.K. Rowling’s crime novels – written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith – are heading for the small screen, courtesy of the BBC.

British actor, Tom Burke (The Musketeers, War and Peace) will play Cormoran Strike, a war veteran turned private detective, who operates out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street in the adaptations of The Cuckoo’s Calling, The Silkworm and Career of Evil. Continue reading

Must-see shows on BBC channels

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The cast of Call the Midwide (from left) Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt), Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), Nurse Crane (Linda Bassett, Patsy (Emerald Fennell), Sister Mary Cynthia (Bryony Hannah), Barbara (Charlotte Ritchie), and Trixie (Helen George). Photo: BBC

Whether you love drama or reality shows there is something on offer on BBC Worldwide Channels on DStv. Continue reading