Critical British Television Programs

Much of American television is informed by, and in some cases based on, British television. Paying attention to what’s working on the BBC can tell one a lot about that might wind up on the American tube.

Wolf Hall has the wow factor as it spearheads global sales of hit BBC shows
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
media/2015/feb/15/bbc-worldwide-showcase-wolf-hall

Indian Summers v The Casual V​​acancy – what we learned from this weekend’s TV
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
tv-and-radio/tvandradioblog/2015/feb/16/indian-summers-v-casual-vacancy-what-we-learned-from-this-weekends-tv

The Casual Vacancy review: ‘The Archers meets Benefits Street’
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
tv-and-radio/2015/feb/16/casual-vacancy-review-jk-rowling-pagford

Dominic Treadwell-Collins: EastEnders audience will be upset if nothing goes wrong
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
tv-and-radio/2015/feb/16/dominic-treadwell-collins-eastenders-audience-upset-nothing-goes-wrong

Sky Atlantic’s The Tunnel to return for second series
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
media/2015/feb/16/sky-atlantics-the-tunnel-to-return-for-second-series

‘Downton Abbey’ Recap: The Crawleys Should Have Sent Their Regrets
URL:http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/
2015/02/15/downton-abbey-recap-the-crawleys-should-have-sent-their-regrets/

Indian Summers recap: season one, episode one – well-made drama unafraid to take its time
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
tv-and-radio/tvandradioblog/2015/feb/15/indian-summers-recap-season-one-episode-one-well-made-drama-unafraid-to-take-its-time

The week in TV: Wolf Hall; Better Call Saul; The Gift; Asylum; Bob Servant
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
tv-and-radio/2015/feb/15/wolf-hall-better-call-saul-gift-asylum-bob-servant-tv-review

Priyanga Burford on Ukip: The First 100 Days
URL:http://www.theguardian.com/
tv-and-radio/2015/feb/16/priyanga-burford-ukip-the-first-100-days-mockumentary