BRITBOX: Network President Soumya Sriraman on the U.S. streaming service and more – Exclusive Interview

BRITBOX Network President Soumya Sriraman | courtesy of Britbox

Launched in 2017, Britbox is a streaming service dedicated to bringing the best of BBC and ITV fare to the United States. Soumya Sriraman (first name rhymes with “home ya” and surname is pronounced Sree-rah-man), President of Britbox North America, sits down for an extensive discussion of the company that brings an enormous amount of British television to U.S. viewers. ASSIGNMENT X: What made U.K. TV networks BBC and ITV decide to join hands and create Britbox? SOUMYA SRIRAMAN: It kind of had to be done. The thing that both BBC and ITV have done for a long time is […]Read On »

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THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO – Showrunner Michael MacLennan and director Alexandra La Roche on new series – Exclusive Interview

THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO Key Art |©2018 Britbox

In THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO, streaming in its entirety on Britbox, it’s the 1950s. Millie Harcourt (Rachael Stirling) and Jean McBrian (Julie Graham), who worked together as code breakers for the British government during WWII, had already found that their wartime work was useful in solving post-war murders in two seasons of THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE. In THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO, the women find that the murder of a colleague was likely the work of a serial killer who subsequently traveled to America and struck again. After some indecisiveness, Millie and Jean head to San Francisco, where they meet […]Read On »

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THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO: Rachael Stirling on new British series – Exclusive Interview

Rachael Stirling in THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO |©2018 Britbox

THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE, originally produced in the U.K. by ITV in 2012 and 2014, aired in the U.S. on PBS. Set in 1950s England, it told the story of four women who had worked together during WWII as code-breakers at the top-secret Bletchley Park facility. After the war ends, the very different characters come together to use their wartime skills to solve murders. Now the streaming service Britbox has joined forces with ITV to bring forth THE BLETCHLEY CIRCLE: SAN FRANCISCO. Original BLETCHLEY CIRCLE characters Millie, played by Rachael Stirling, and Jean, played by Julie Graham, have been out of […]Read On »

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