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by princess garnet
Fri December 6th, 2019, 4:30 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: "Becoming Elizabeth" drama series
Replies: 0
Views: 291

"Becoming Elizabeth" drama series

There's a new drama series titled "Becoming Elizabeth" on order for Starz: https://blogs.weta.org/tellyvisions/2019/12/05/starz-orders-new-tudor-drama-becoming-elizabeth The show will focus on Elizabeth as a young princess. For those who saw Elizabeth R starring Glenda Jackson (1971 UK broadcast; 19...
by princess garnet
Wed December 4th, 2019, 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading December 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 275

What Are You Reading December 2019?

New thread for the month!
Finishing Dream City by Harry Jaffe & Tom Sherwood (NF), 2nd ed.
DC city political history with an afterward/update by the authors

Next up: The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black
The #3 and final installment in the "Folk of the Air" trilogy
by princess garnet
Tue November 26th, 2019, 12:19 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Poldark (US broadcast)
Replies: 71
Views: 4863

Re: Poldark (US broadcast)

It's been a ride with "Poldark" for 5 seasons! Here's a short video of the cast during production of the final season:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6SEn61Gqk0
Enjoy!
by princess garnet
Sat November 23rd, 2019, 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 192

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

Started a library copy of The Evening Star by Faye Haskins (NF)
It's the story of the long-time DC newspaper that ceased publication in 1981.
by princess garnet
Tue November 12th, 2019, 8:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 192

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

Sailing down The Seine by Elaine Sciolino (NF)
by princess garnet
Mon November 4th, 2019, 11:31 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Poldark (US broadcast)
Replies: 71
Views: 4863

Re: Poldark (US broadcast)

Two more "Poldark" special features to enjoy! Both are from the "Mining Poldark" podcast: Favorite scenes over the series: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/specialfeatures/favorite-poldark-scenes-our-experts-top-picks/ Hear from Andrew Graham, son of the late Winston Graham: https://www.pbs.org/...
by princess garnet
Fri November 1st, 2019, 9:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 12
Views: 192

What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

Serving Up Love: Harvey House Brides Collection by Tracie Peterson
Collection of 4 novellas about the famed Harvey Houses
by princess garnet
Mon October 28th, 2019, 9:29 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Poldark (US broadcast)
Replies: 71
Views: 4863

Re: Poldark (US broadcast)

As "Poldark" 5th season continues here in the US, here's a guide to the locations used in the show over the years: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/masterpiece/specialfeatures/where-was-poldark-filmed-the-official-locations-guide/?subscriber=true&list_id=poldark Also, for your viewing pleasure, video short ...
by princess garnet
Thu October 17th, 2019, 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading October 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 157

Re: What Are You Reading October 2019?

The Young Victoria by Deirdre Murphy (NF) New biography on Queen Victoria's life at Kensington Palace prior to her ascension to the throne. It's also the companion book to the refurbished permanent exhibition about Queen Victoria at the palace--it features photos of artifacts and archival images. T...
by princess garnet
Wed October 2nd, 2019, 7:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading October 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 157

What Are You Reading October 2019?

New thread for the month!

Prince Albert by A.N. Wilson (NF)
New biography about Queen Victoria's husband Prince Albert in honor of his 200th birthday. It's the companion to the author's earlier biography Victoria published in 2014.

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