Tag Archives: british

The Trouble with Maggie Cole (PBS) Rated TV-PG

Maggie Cole accidently broadcasts the town’s secrets on a radio show for all to hear. Starring Mark Heap, Dawn French, and Emily Reid. I have to say, this is one of those shows that you have to love. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Cobra (PBS) Rated TV-14

A widespread power outage causes chaos. The COBRA committee works hard at finding a way to turn the lights back on. Starring Victoria Hamilton, Richard Dormer, and David Haig. I have to say this show was poorly written. It did … Continue reading

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Beecham House (PBS) Rated TV-14

The show follows the lives of John Beecham, his family and his household in his Delhi Mansion. Starring Tom Bateman, Lesley Nicol, and Leo Suter. I actually like the show. It has brilliant cinematography and costumes. The actors were all … Continue reading

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Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014) Rated PG

Larry spans the world with past favorites and new characters from the museum in order to save the magic. Starring Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, and Owen Wilson. I’ve enjoyed the Night at the Museum series, and this is the last … Continue reading

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Flushed Away (2006) Rated PG

An uptown rat is flushed down the drain of his penthouse apartment, where he lands among the sewage rats below and learns a new way of life. Starring Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, and Ian McKellen. I think the title says … Continue reading

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Indian Summers (PBS) Rated TV-14

A drama set in 1932 in the final years of British colonial India. Starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West, and Julie Walters. This show is beautifully shot and told. We see the racism and colonial rule of a nation while the … Continue reading

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Washington (2020) Rated TV-14

The story of a fatherless soldier who rose from a British loyalist to a General in the Continental Army to the President of the new country, the United States. Starring Jeff Daniels, Nicholas Rowe, and Nia Roberts.  This series tells … Continue reading

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Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris (NBC) Rated TV-PG

Neil Patrick Harris hosts a variety show  based on the British show Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Nicole Scherzinger, and Nathaniel Motulsky. Neil Patrick Harris knows how to entertain. It was also fun to see … Continue reading

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Life of Crime (2013) Rated TV-MA

A rookie cop tries to track down the killer of a 15-year old girl. Starring Hayley Atwell, Richard Coyle, and Julian Lewis Jones. This series has a good story. The British are good at telling mystery stories. The casting is … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) Rated PG

Four kids travel through a wardrobe to a magical world led by a kingly lion. Based on the book by C.S. Lewis. Starring Georgie Henley, Skandar Keynes, and William Moseley. I know, I’ve said this before, but I am not … Continue reading

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