All of Robert Thorogood’s Death in Paradise Books in Order
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All of Robert Thorogood’s Death in Paradise Books in Order

You’d be hard-pressed to find any serious British TV fans who weren’t aware of Death in Paradise – but even among the most serious TV fans, many are unaware that along with the long-running TV series, there are a number of Death in Paradise books. In addition to creating the TV show, writer Robert Thorogood has also turned his hand to fiction. For those not familiar with the series, it’s your basic fish-out-of-water cozy-ish mystery. An uptight British police detective…

All of Richard Osman’s Thursday Murder Club Books in Order
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All of Richard Osman’s Thursday Murder Club Books in Order

Richard Osman has long been a household name in the UK, but it’s only recently that he’s become more well-known outside the UK (with people who aren’t already Anglophiles or British TV fans, of course). In 2020, he published the first book in his Thursday Murder Club series, and it was an instant hit. Now, the series has grown, Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment has purchased the movie rights, and Osman has pulled back from his on-screen presenting duties because of…

All of Caroline Graham’s Midsomer Murders Books in Order
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All of Caroline Graham’s Midsomer Murders Books in Order

Most fans of British mysteries will be familiar with the Midsomer Murders TV series. With 25 years and more than 20 seasons of episodes, it’s a phenomenon unto itself. After all, where else can you see small villages packed with old feuds and sexual deviants, all running around killing each other with wheels of cheese and antique weaponry? As we approach season 23 of Midsomer Murders, we thought it would be fun to take a look at the book series…

Book to Screen: Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life Gets Adapted for TV

Book to Screen: Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life Gets Adapted for TV

If you read Kate Atkinson’s 2014 novel Life After Life and thought it would make a great film or TV show, you’re in luck. A new adaptation for BBC Two comes out this spring. What’s Life After Life About? If you haven’t read the book, it begins by posing a very simple question: What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? Ursula Todd is born on a cold night in England in 1910, dying almost…

Dawn French’s Novels: Books by the British Actress
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Dawn French’s Novels: Books by the British Actress

Most of us who watch British TV will know actress and comedian Dawn French from her roles in shows like… Vicar of Dibley The Trouble with Maggie Cole French & Saunders Jam & Jerusalem (akaClatterford in the US) Lark Rise to Candleford Delicious The Wrong Mans Psychoville Murder Most Horrid Tender Loving Care (film) Like a lot of comedians, Dawn French has written autobiographies and comedy books. What you might not know, though, is that she’s also written several novels…

A Look at Actor & Author Ben Miller’s Books
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A Look at Actor & Author Ben Miller’s Books

Ben Miller is a talented actor who will no doubt be familiar to a great many British TV fans. Perhaps best known for his role in the first few seasons of Death in Paradise, he’s also appeared in: Professor T (UK adaptation) The Worst Week of My Life Primeval I Want My Wife Back Asylum Bridgerton The Armstrong & Miller Show Moving Wallpaper What a lot of people don’t realise, though, is that Ben Miller is also an incredibly bright…