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This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 20th August 2017

News comes in waves, and since last week felt like a tsunami of big news, this week has been much quieter! Still, we've got a few exciting first looks at upcoming period dramas, and a couple of long reads that fans of the genre will enjoy. Grab a cup of tea and lets get started... Saoirse Ronan is Mary, Queen of Scots in first photo This week we got the first look at an exciting upcoming movie Mary Queen of…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 13th August 2017

It's been a crazy week with no less than two huge bombshells in the world of period dramas, along with the usual updates and articles. There's loads to look forward to - give the stories below a read and get caught up... Season 2 of The Crown gets its first trailer This was the sort of news that couldn't wait! Netflix released the first trailer for season 2 of The Crown and it is 90 seconds of pure thrilling drama.…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 6th August 2017

As with most entertainment in August, news has been fairly quiet this week. That's why I hope you'll forgive me for missing a week - the Lost In Drama offices had a change of location that didn't leave much time for writing! However, we've still got a few good stories for you this week, so grab a cup of tea and get stuck in... First trailer released for convent-set period drama Novitiate Set in 1964, Novitiate is a new film…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 23rd July 2017

All the film and television news is coming from San Diego this week with Comic Con, but we've got a few period drama updates for you. Don't forget to catch up on BBC iPlayer too - yesterday had a whole afternoon devoted to Jane Austen to celebrate her bicentenary, and there's a number of documentaries now on offer if you can catch them! In the meantime, catch up on everything else here. Natalie Portman's Planetarium gets a US release date…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 16th July 2017

There's been a lack of posts on Lost In Drama this week, so apologies! An upcoming home move and a lot of travelling hasn't left the usual time for binge watching and writing. There was plenty of news however, so lets get caught up on what the last week has brought us for period dramas. Joe Wright's Darkest Hour gets its first trailer Another interpretation of Winston Churchill is coming to UK screens in the form of Darkest Hour, directed…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 9th July 2017

It's been a hectic week for period drama news, with a huge BBC adaptation getting its full cast and information being released about several much-anticipated feature films. Join us this week and get caught up - Full cast announced for the BBC's Little Women There's been a flurry of exciting casting announcements this week for the BBC's new adaptation for the Louise May Alcott classic, Little Women. A story beloved by generations, it follows the life of four young sisters as…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 2nd July 2017

It's been a quieter week when it comes to news about period dramas but there's still some goodness to recap, from Outlander's TV channel debut to the announcement of a brand new ITV drama. Step this way and get caught up... New adaptation of Thackeray's Vanity Fair in the works British broadcaster ITV have announced their plans for a seven part adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic Victorian novel Vanity Fair. Most recently turned into a 2004 Hollywood film starring Reese…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 25th June 2017

This week we've got some casting news, a big film trailer, confirmation of a much-anticipated movie and a cheeky announcement by a brand! Ready? Let's get started in the latest period drama news - The Downton Abbey Movie Has Been Confirmed Devoted fans were devastated when the hit series finally ended, but there's some good news - the Downton Abbey movie has been confirmed by Associated Press, with an estimated production start date of 2018. President of NBC Universal, Michael…

This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 18th June 2017

Business returns to usual this week with a flurry of exciting updates and trailers. From an beautiful and uplifting trailer without any disastrous events (so rare!), to everyone's favourite northerner taking on the role of an Italian aristocrat, read on for the latest news in the world of period dramas. Trailer Released for Goodbye Christopher Robin It's very common these days to see trailers that ramp up the misery until by the end of two minutes and thirty seconds, you…

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This Week in Period Dramas – Sunday News Roundup 11th June 2017

It's been a quieter week of news about period dramas but we've collected the best of this week's interviews with industry insiders. From a revelation about the future of Taboo, to an incisive reflection of Daphne Du Maurier adaptation My Cousin Rachel by its star, settle down for a deep dive into the latest discussions about the genre. Writer Stephen Wright Confirms That Taboo Will Last Three Seasons Huffington Post UK exclusively broke the story that Taboo will be a…