Period Drama

There's Good News And Bad News About The 'Downton Abbey' Film

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

There has been talk of a ‘Downton Abbey’ film pretty much ever since the TV show finished after six hit series, and now writer Julian Fellowes has...

Who's The Daddy?, Plus 4 Other Questions We're Asking After 'Poldark's Dramatic Return

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Poldark’ returned to our screens last night and, if the first episode of Series 3 is anything to go by, it’s going to be a dramatic season. Wri...

Poldark Spoilers! Demelza Has Her Head Turned - Will She Cheat On Husband Ross?

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

If Aidan Turner’s alter ego caused ripples with his behaviour during the second series of ‘Poldark’, it appears it’s the turn of his wife Deme...

'Taboo' Writer Reveals 'Two More Series And Out' Of Tom Hardy Period Drama

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hardy has enjoyed a quirky hit with his period drama ‘Taboo’, but it seems neither he nor his writer Steven Knight are going to make the mista...

Tom Hardy Just Got A Massive Compliment From HIs 'Taboo' Co-Star

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

Tom Hardy just got a massive compliment from his ‘Taboo’ co-star Michael Kelly, who tells HuffPostUK: “He’d be an amazing James Bond. They’d...

'Poldark' Spoilers: 5 Storylines Kicking Off In Series 3

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Poldark’ will be upon us again in just over a week’s time and, judging by the first episode, there is plenty of drama to keep its many fans int...

'Poldark' Serie 3 Release Date Confirmed, And It's Very, Very Soon

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Poldark’ producers have been teasing the imminent arrival of Series 3 for weeks, and now it’s been confirmed exactly when we’ll be seeing it....

'Poldark' Series 3 - Absence Of One Very Familiar Face Is Explained

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

When ‘Poldark’ Series 3 returns in June, there will be one very familiar face missing from the lineup. Actor Phil Davis has been cut from the cast...

3 'Call The Midwife' Stars Will Leave Huge Gap, Quitting Hit Drama

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

When ‘Call the Midwife’ returns for its seventh series early next year, it will be without three familiar faces. Bryony Hannah, Emerald Fennell an...

'Call The Midwife' Recruits First Regular West Indian Nurse For New Series

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Call the Mdwife’ has begun filming this year’s Christmas Special, as well as episodes for the forthcoming series 7, and there’s a brand new m...

'Victoria' Series 2 Recruits 'Line Of Duty' Star, Complete With A Brand New Accent

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

When ‘Victoria’ returns in the autumn for Series 2, crime drama fans will be sure to recognise a familiar face, if not his accent. ‘Line of Duty...

'Jamestown' Star Discusses Violent Rape Scene In Very First Episode

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Jamestown’ crashed onto our screens last week, with a rape scene in the very first episode, but actor Max Beesley, whose on-screen character is r...

'Call The Midwife' Creator To Bring Classic Novel 'Little Women' To Screen

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Call the Midwife’ creator Heidi Thomas will be bringing another celebrated group of women to screen, with a brand new adaptation of classic novel...

'Jamestown': Everything You Need To Know About Brand New Drama From 'Downton Abbey' Team

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Jamestown’ debuts on Friday, a period drama from the makers of ‘Downton Abbey’, tagged as a Jacobean Western, set in the formidable New World...

Mr Selfridge: All Window Dressing and Very Little Else

Paul Marshall | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

We long for him to stomp along the corridors ranting and raving like a mad man. In a fit of uncontrollable rage, we want him to smash office equipment to bits as he humiliates and insults another of his employees. More than anything though, we hope for a few choice expletives to come out of his mouth.

Caroline Frost

What Happened When James Norton First Met Robson Green | Caroline Frost | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

If James Norton stole the screen as Happy Valley’s resident villain Tommy Lee Royce, he’s completely owning it as Grantchester’s resident vicar-...

A Spot of Escapism: Period Drama Locations to Visit in England

Vicky Dean | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Dean

Period drama is a fantastic form of escapism; imagining yourself transported back to times where big frocks, country dances and love affairs were the main order of the day. If you are looking for somewhere to visit on the next bank holiday or if you are a period drama lover heading over to the UK then these locations are for you!

Was "The White Queen" Actually "The Wrong Queen?"

Amy Licence | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK
Amy Licence

With the screening of the BBC's White Queen drama series only weeks away, many questions about the life of Elizabeth Wydeville remain unanswered. None more so than that of her marriage.

VOTE: Who Should Play Downton's First Black Character?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Downton Abbey' is reportedly set to cast its first black character as part of a storyline about race relations, and he's going to be a looker... P...

Dustin Loves 'Downton'

PA | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Dustin Hoffman may have put Dame Maggie Smith's acting talents to good use in his new movie, but he admits he's a recent convert to 'Downton Abbey'. ...

BBC1 Calls For More Of 'The Paradise'

PA | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

'The Paradise' is to return for a second series after BBC bosses commissioned a further run. The period drama, set in the glamorous world of a smar...

Does it Really Matter if Our Entertainment Occasionally Fakes it?

Ali Schofield | Posted 19.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
Ali Schofield

The Downton Abbey special, to be screened on Christmas Day, has already come under fire for its misrepresentation of '20s fashions. Former editor of the Shooting Times, Tony Jackson has publicly berated the episode in the Daily Telegraph over a promotional still which shows a shooting party wearing leather gaiters. Disgusting, right?