There's barely a writer alive who is the best possible director of his or her own work: An outside eye can spot the dramatic and structural flaws the writer cannot or will not see. "The Night Alive,"…
There are no easy rewards for the protagonist -- or indeed, the viewer -- of "It's All So Quiet," the austere but subtly powerful fifth feature of Dutch auteur Nanouk Leopold ("Wolfsbergen,"…
The sibling showdown at the end of the dysfunctional family drama "No Quarter" -- in which playwright Polly Stenham underlines the importance of choice and responsibility -- is truthful and telling.
U.K. free-to-air web ITV is to produce gay sitcom "Vicious," starring Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi, and written by Gary Janetti, whose credits include "Will & Grace" and "Family Guy."
Returning for an expanded six-episode run, "Masterpiece Classic's" reboot of "Upstairs Downstairs" yields some genuine surprises and a rich historical backdrop, set against the tensions surrounding…
Already a huge draw for BBC, "Call the Midwife" might take awhile to grow on Yank audiences.
Writers of smallscreen's most-honored series gathered for breakfast Sept. 21 to discuss the craft, and what keeps them up at night
LONDON -- The BBC reboot of costume saga "Upstairs Downstairs," which was co-produced with PBS' 'Masterpiece' in the U.S., has been axed following two seasons.
That three of the five women nominated for lead actress in a miniseries or movie either hail from England or adopt a British accent isn't particularly surprising.
Thirty-six years separate the end of the original "Upstairs Downstairs" and the new BBC incarnation airing in April on "Masterpiece" in the U.S.
Miniseries features a first-rate cast -- including original series creators Eileen Atkins and Jean Marsh -- and an interesting subplot regarding the growing Nazi threat in 1930s Britain.