Pride & Prejudice (2005) film's own Darcy siblings Matthew Macfadyen (Mr. Darcy) and Tamzin Merchant (Georgiana Darcy) will both be on U.S. TV this month of February. They'll be playing leads and solving crimes. Tamzin Merchant as Molly Cooper in Murder On The Home Front, which premieres on PBS this Sunday at 10 PM (after Downton Abbey's Season 4 - Episode 7) and Matthew Macfadyen as Detective Inspector Edmund Reid on Ripper Street's Season 2, which premieres on BBC America later this month, on Saturday February
22nd, at 9 PM.
22nd, at 9 PM.
Here are more info. on both Murder On The Home Front and Ripper Street - Season 2 below...
ITV's two-part crime drama Murder on the Home Front starring Tamzin Merchant (as Molly Cooper) and Patrick Kennedy will premiere on PBS (after Downton Abbey) this Sunday February 16th!
Tamzin Merchant as Molly Cooper
PBS Announces the Addition of ‘Murder on the Homefront’ and ‘The Making of a Lady’ to Lineup
Then on the following Sunday, February 16th, another 90-minute drama Murder on the Homefront will air at 10PM following episode seven of Downton Abbey season four. Loosely based on Molly Lefebure’s memoirs (Lefebure was secretary during World War II to the Home Office Pathologist and pioneer of modern forensics, Keith Simpson), Murder on the Homefront is set in London during the Blitz. The series explores both the city’s indomitable nature and the people who chose the dark times to hide their crimes– including a serial killer. The series stars Patrick Kennedy (Boardwalk Empire), James Fleet (Four Weddings and a Funeral), and Tamzin Merchant (Jane Eyre).
Ripper Street – Second Season Premieres February 22, 2014 at 9/8c on BBC America.
BBC AMERICA’s Victorian London crime series returns with stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg and Myanna Buring as Inspector Reid, Sergeant Drake, Captain Jackson and madam Long Susan. The new season moves the action forward to 1890. As the century enters its final decade, the streets teeter on the brink of moral collapse, and nowhere is the declining British Empire’s problems felt more keenly than in its dark heart: the East End of London. Ripper Street is produced for BBC ONE by Tiger Aspect Productions, Lookout Point and BBC AMERICA.