Gillian Anderson Set For BBC’s ‘Great Expectations’

By John Sellers NEW YORK (TheWrap) – Gillian Anderson is slowly cornering the market on lead roles in BBC adaptations of Charles Dickens classics. Six years after starring in the BBC’s critically acclaimed 2005 adaptation of “Bleak House,” which aired on PBS in 2006, the “X-Files” star will play Miss Haversham in a new version […]

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Rebecca Eaton: 25 Years Mastering ‘Masterpiece’

By FRAZIER MOORE, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – With a name like “Masterpiece,” it has to be good. For a quarter-century, Rebecca Eaton has overseen this weekly British drama showcase whose reputation for excellence is undisputed. But now, with “Masterpiece” marking its 40th year (it first aired in January 1971), the pressures of maintaining […]

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