Tag Archives: british

SS-GB (BBC) Rated TV-MA

 A British homicide detective investigates a murder in a German-occupied England in a parallel universe where the Nazis won World War II. Based on a novel by Len Deighton. Starring Sam Riley, James Cosmo, and Rainer Bock. The BBC does … Continue reading

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Ghosts (CBS) Rated TV-14

A young couple inherits a beautiful country home but discovers that it’s both falling apart and inhabited by its previous, deceased residents. Starring Utkarsh Ambudkar, Rose McIver, and Brandon Scott Jones. This is show is entertaining and fun. Sure, there … Continue reading

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Fena: Pirate Princess (AdultSwim) Rated NR

Fena, a young orphan girl, is stranded on an island where her destiny is forced on her. She is to be used and abused by the British soldiers when her past comes back to help her escape. She starts on … Continue reading

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The Beast Must Die (AMC) Rated TV-14

A mother tracks down her son’s killer by a hit and run and plots to kill him from within his house. Based on the book by Nicholas Blake. Starring Cush Jumbo, Billy Howle, and Douggie McMeekin. I have not read … Continue reading

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Rebellion (2016) Rated TV-MA

This miniseries follows a group of fictional characters who lived through the political events of the 1916 Easter Rebellion. Starring Michael Ford-FitzGerald, Jaelynne Wallace Ruane, and Jordanne Jones. This film is a wonderful telling of the Irish independence. It’s a … Continue reading

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Aerial Britain (Smithsonian) Rated TV-PG

  Journey through Britain’s regions from the air. Starring Dugald Bruce Lockhart. This series is a brilliant showcase of the islands of Britain. It showcases the highlights of architecture that make Britain, Britain. It also highlights the historical and mythical … Continue reading

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My Grandparents’ War (PBS) Rated NR

  Actors learn about the life and death decisions that their grandparents made during World War 2. Starring Caroline Catz, Helena Bonham Carter, and Mark Rylance. British actors learn what their grandparents did during the Second World War. Each one … Continue reading

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The Patriot (2000) Rated R

A farmer is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a British officer kills his son. Starring Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger, and Joely Richardson. This is not a historical film about the Revolutionary War. It’s a … Continue reading

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A Very British Murder with Lucy Worsley (2013) Rated PG-13

This documentary takes a look at murders from British history, starting with Jack the Ripper and on to Agatha Christie’s mysteries. Starring Lucy Worsley, Michael Kirk, and Ian Burney. This is a brilliant documentary. Lucy Worsley knows her history, and … Continue reading

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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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