Articles tagged british tv

‘The Saint’ Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

Effortlessly charming and infinitely resourceful, Roger Moore's Simon Templar sets the world to rights in hourly installments in The Saint.

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One of England’s most enduring characters, Robin Hood, swings back into action in one of several sparkling new DVD sets recently released by BBC

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5 May 2009 // 1:59 PM

Spies light up dark corners on British TV

If you thought British TV was only good for overwrought costume dramas, look again. Look no further than last weekend’s 10th highest-grossing flick, “State

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Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane (“Cracker” “Harry Potter”) admits that he’s a gypsy, and will probably never change. “When I started to be successful in

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

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"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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