During World War II, the US Government created several “Pocket Guides” to introduce American soldiers to the countries where they would be stationed. As depicted in the PBS Masterpiece miniseries My Mother and Other Strangers, Americans began arriving in Northern…
The thrilling British drama revolves around two female detectives in Manchester. Grisly murders? Office politics? Tangled love lives? All in a day’s work. All five seasons are available through THIRTEEN Passport to members of THIRTEEN, starting July 1, 2017. Continue reading
The new Masterpiece series introduces a love triangle and the arrival American GIs to Northern Ireland. Continue reading
UPDATE AUGUST 29, 2017 The Tunnel’s uneasy duo – the meticulous and socially awkward French Commander Elise Wasserman, and terse but brilliant English Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) Karl Roebuck – reunite to investigate the case of a French couple abducted…
Everyone was hormonal this week. Everyone. Remember back when you lived in a dorm and after a while everyone’s cycles synched up? That’s what happened this week on the finale of Call the Midwife, Season 6. This episode saw Sister…
The true story of the U.K.’s first female serial killer, Dark Angel on MASTERPIECE. Watch online now! Continue reading
Dr. Turner helps the Mullucks cope with the stresses of caring for a disabled child as the terrible legacy of thalidomide becomes apparent. Nurse Crane faces an unexpected crisis.
Sunday’s Call the Midwife opening monologue from Jenny Lee really hit home because I spent the week sitting by the hospice bed of a loved one, pondering the same questions myself, wondering how much of the soul I knew was still in there. Continue reading
Nonnatus House welcomes a new recruit, Nurse Valerie Dyer. A vulnerable young man captures the hearts of Fred and Violet, while the whereabouts of Sister Mary Cynthia causes distress among the team.
A group of modern-day families recreate life in London’s East End as their forebears once lived between 1860-1900. Premieres Tues., May 2 @ 8pm on THIRTEEN. Continue reading
An expectant mother buckles under the strains of pregnancy. As Tom provides pastoral care, he reveals why this case has touched him more than most. Continue reading
(In case you missed it: stream episode 3 online.) ‘Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.’ ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I find this quote…
The Nonnatus team prepares for the birth of a baby they know may not survive. Shelagh shows her mettle when she is first on the scene after an explosion in the docks. Sister Ursula continues to ruffle feathers with her unpopular decisions.
Call the Midwife is back, baby (pun intended)! When THIRTEEN asked me to do recaps for the new season of Call the Midwife I thought, wait a minute, how can I recap this show (in my usual nutty style) when they often…
On the verge of delivering her first child, Victoria spurns advice and ventures among her subjects, attracting the devoted and demented alike. Miss Skerrett and Francatelli reach their decisive moment. Continue reading