The Queen's Gambit

The Queen’s Gambit: four reasons to watch the Netflix hit

The Queen’s Gambit was released on Netflix at the end October and is being widely lauded as a major success and the inspiration behind a rise in chess set sales. Why should you watch it? We give the lowdown… Background The Queen’s Gambit is based on the 1983 Walter Tevis novel of the same name, and … >

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Cast announced for ‘Downton’ exec’s new BBC One period drama ‘The Miniaturist’

BBC One’s adaptation of Jessie Burton’s internationally best-selling novel The Miniaturist has started filming. Adapted by John Brownlow and described as a “ravishing period thriller”, the three-part drama series is a co-production between Masterpiece and the BBC. Executive producer Rebecca Eaton (Downton Abbey) commented: “The Miniaturist is a riveting book and this adaptation seems to have all … >

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