Roger Allum and (Shaun Evans on "Endeavour: Season 3"

‘Endeavour: Season 3’ – Young Morse on Amazon Prime

The prequel series to Inspector Morse, about the early years of DC Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans) in Oxford, is a darker show than either the long-running Morse, one of the most popular British detective shows ever made, or the contemporary sequel Inspector Lewis. Endeavour: Season 3 (2016) begins with Morse out of prison (after being […]

Jeremy Piven is Mr Selfridge in the BBC series that shows on the PBS showcase Masterpiece in the U.S.

‘Mr Selfridge: The Fourth and Final Season’ on Amazon Prime

Mr Selfridge: The Fourth and Final Season of the PBS drama of an American department store magnate in London, jumps ahead eight years. Harry Selfridge (Jeremy Piven), dubbed “The Earl of Oxford Street” by the press, is living the high life, spending lavishly on the American showgirls The Dolly Sisters (whose flamboyant escapades invariably end […]

Ricky Gervais stars on the BBC comedy 'The Office'

The original British ‘The Office’ on Netflix

“You can’t put a price on comedy.” In the original The Office (2001-2002), creator/co-writer/co-director Ricky Gervais stars as David Brent, the insufferably self-satisfied office manager of a paper company branch who fancies himself a born comedian and a natural leader. He’s wrong about both, naturally, but his yes-man team-leader Gareth (Mackenzie Crook), a brown-noser with […]

Gillian Anderson in the BBC miniseries 'Bleak House,' based on the novel by Charles Dickens

‘Bleak House’ with Gillian Anderson and Carey Mulligan on Amazon Prime

Gillian Anderson is the icy and tormented Lady Dedlock in Bleak House (2005), the BBC mini-series adapted from the Charles Dickens novel. Anderson gets top billing, but her melancholy performance is just one beautiful turn in a rich ensemble. The epic tale of love, murder, scandal, and a legal fight over an inheritance that drags […]