Tag Archives: PERIOD DRAMA

DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES REVIEW

DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES BBC2
You didn't have to be Einstein to work out that the new period drama on BBC Two entitled DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES, was not going to be a right bundle of laughs. Set in Fermanagh in the north of Ireland in 1885, this is a story by Allan Cubitt, adapted from Eugene McCabe's 1992 novel.  It…
Read more

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK REVIEW

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK BBC2
More than almost 45 years since it was made, Peter Weir’s adaptation of PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK is still one of the most famous films in Australian cinema. This six-part adaptation of Joan Lindsey’s novel stars Natalie Dormer (best known for playing ill-destined Margaery Tyrell in Game of Thrones) as widow-turned headmistress Hester Appleyard. It’s…
Read more

VICTORIA, SEASON 2 TRAILER

VICTORIA SERIES 2 ITV
A trailer has been released for the second series of ITV period-drama VICTORIA. The debut season came to a close in October 2016. Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes will both reprise their roles as Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The trailer shows the Royal couple christening their daughter Victoria. The married pair are happily admiring their…
Read more