Vera Chang broke a 40 year drought for Asian representation in UK period dramas on The Singapore Grip yet Americans can’t legally watch the miniseries.
The pandemic accelerated the existing trend of ITV moving away from big budget period dramas.
Kaia Alderson’s debut novel Sisters in Arms spotlights the African American women who fought in the 6888th Batallion.
Part 2 of this series on how UK TV airs in the US explains which US networks and streamers license or co-produce UK TV and why it takes a year for new shows to premiere.
Although fans are celebrating the renewal of Sanditon for 2 additional seasons, this joy comes at the cost of dealing with racism and the toxicity of the renewal campaign on social media.
There are so many UK TV shows and so many places in the US to watch them. Here’s how this process works.
I’ve been a member of Facebook period drama/Anglophile TV fan groups and followed Twitter discussions on and off since 2015 and have documented via Twitter a lot of observations about current trends. One of the many things I’m going to use this blog for is to have more space for the discourse/analyzing fandom threads. One […]
My Twitter display name is Amanda, Dispenser of Period Drama Discourse for a reason other than ego inflation. My micro blogging has expanded since the days of Downton Abbey live tweets. I’ve moved on to live tweet other PBS shows, Doctor Who, and sometimes previewing new UK TV shows before the US premiere. Many of […]