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Decline and Fall in the National Review

Kyle Smith, drama critic of the National Review, has written a favorable review of the recent TV adaptation of Waugh's novel Decline and Fall. This is now running on what Smith describes as "the superb streaming service Acorn TV, which … Continue reading

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USA Premiere of Decline and Fall Today

Acorn-TV is premiering the BBC's adaptation of Waugh's first novel Decline and Fall today. All three episodes are available now for streaming, and a free one-week trial is on offer for those who do not already have subscriptions. Here's the link … Continue reading

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Decline and Fall in the US Papers

The TV Critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, David Weigand, has written a quite favorable review of the BBC's adaptation of Decline and Fall which will debut tomorrow in the US:Biting wit and a farcically frothy plot make “Decline and … Continue reading

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Acorn TV Posts Trailer for Decline and Fall

Acorn TV has posted a trailer on the internet for its streaming of the BBC's adaptation of Decline and Fall. The series is available next week starting on Monday, 15 May. The Acorn trailer differs from that used by BBC. … Continue reading

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NY Times Promotes Decline and Fall TV Streaming

In a new New York Times column entitled "Watching" and carried in its online edition, the paper has an article focusing on four new TV streaming services that specialize in bringing programs from European TV networks to US viewers. These services … Continue reading

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Promotion Begins for US Broadcast of Decline and Fall

Several internet sites that track TV streaming services have noted Acorn TV's offering of the BBC adaptation of Decline and Fall. This will begin on May 15. The most interesting is a review on the website TV Equals by P … Continue reading

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Praise for Decline and Fall Series Spreads Beyond the UK

There are several articles coming in from outside the UK where the BBC's TV adaptation of Waugh's Decline and Fall premiered a few weeks ago. A French TV website (Telerama) includes the series in a collection of its reviews of recent UK … Continue reading

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Acorn TV to Premiere Decline and Fall in May

The subscription streaming service Acorn TV has earlier today announced the acquisition of exclusive US rights to the BBC's adaptation of Waugh's novel Decline and Fall. According to reports on the internet, the series will be available for internet streaming in … Continue reading

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Scoop TV Film To Be Aired

The 1987 TV film of Scoop will be available for streaming starting 11 December on Acorn TV. The script is by novelist William Boyd and is based on Evelyn Waugh's 1938 novel which satirizes Fleet Street journalism. Outstanding performances include … Continue reading

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2001 Sword of Honour Starring Daniel Craig on Acorn TV

William Boyd's 2001 television adaptation of is currently showing on Acorn TV ("[t]he best British TV streaming on demand") in the United States and Canada. The two-episode show stars Daniel Craig as Guy Crouchback. Earlier this year William Boyd (who's … Continue reading

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