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by princess garnet
Fri October 16th, 2020, 2:15 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Masterpiece 50th Anniversary
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Masterpiece 50th Anniversary

It started with "The First Churchills" in 1971 with Alistair Cooke in the host's chair. (He was succeeded by Russell Baker) Many UK and US acting greats appeared in productions in the longest prime time drama series. Next year "Masterpiece" (formerly "Masterpiece Theater" to long time viewers) will ...
by princess garnet
Tue October 13th, 2020, 1:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Oct. 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 171

Re: What Are You Reading? Oct. 2020

Current: A Portrait of Loyalty by Roseanna M. White The #3 and final installment in "The Codebreaker" series. Lily and Zivon are the two lead characters in the new novel. Mostly set in London during the final months of WWI, the story line includes France and Russia. Finished: An Artless Demise by An...
by princess garnet
Sun October 4th, 2020, 1:42 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Grantchester (US broadcast)
Replies: 33
Views: 2969

Re: Grantchester (US broadcast)

Production for 6th season has started! The first episode will feature a much needed vacation for Will and Geordie and company away from Grantchester:
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/sp ... s-filming/
The new season will broadcast sometime in 2021.
by princess garnet
Fri October 2nd, 2020, 2:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Oct. 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 171

What Are You Reading? Oct. 2020

New thread for the month!
A Grave Matter by Anna Lee Huber ("Lady Darby Mystery #3)
Got a few more of 'em from the library! :D
by princess garnet
Tue September 29th, 2020, 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 112

Re: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020

Current read: Clash of Crowns by Mary McAuliffe (NF) How Duke Rollo of Normandy and William the Conquerer's actions affected their Plantagenet successors in France and England. The book begins on Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine then goes back to the Normandy dukes and their relationship with the F...
by princess garnet
Tue September 15th, 2020, 1:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 112

Re: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020

Finished Mortal Arts by Anna Lee Huber ("Lady Darby Mysteries" #2) Having been to Scotland twice, it adds to my reading pleasure of the series. I've got the other books in the series on hold from the library; I'll get them as they're returned and quarantined. No rush! I believe there were forum memb...
by princess garnet
Sun September 13th, 2020, 8:40 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Remembering Dame Diana Rigg
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Remembering Dame Diana Rigg

Dame Diana Rigg played many memorable roles on stage and screen. She was the long time host of PBS's "Mystery!" series and remembered here for it: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/specialfeatures/masterpiece-on-the-passing-of-diana-rigg/?subscriber=true&list_id=general A few roles I remember her...
by princess garnet
Mon September 7th, 2020, 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 112

Re: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020

Finished: An Ivy Hill Christmas by Julie Klassen
Her 1st Christmas novella! The story takes place a year after the Ivy Hill series ends. Richard Brockwell reluctantly returns to Ivy Hill after a long absence for the Christmas season.
by princess garnet
Thu September 3rd, 2020, 5:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 112

What Are You Reading? Sept. 2020

Starting a new thread for the month!
From the library: The Last Castle by Denise Kiernan (NF)
The story of Biltmore Estate and George and Edith Vanderbilt.
by princess garnet
Tue August 25th, 2020, 3:58 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Endeavour (US broadcast)
Replies: 26
Views: 1734

Re: Endeavour (US broadcast)

Actor Shaun Evans talks about his role as Endeavour and filming on location in Venice:
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/sp ... interview/

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