UK TV shows

A small number of BBC TV shows have a keen following in Korea, as can be seen from a Sherlock-themed cafe in Gangnam to the popularity of the Doctor Who world tour in 2014. And it may also be remembered that Luther won Best Mini-Series at Seoul International Drama Awards in 2011. Now Luther is to […]

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Sherlock to play in Korean movie theatres?

by Philip Gowman 17 October 2015
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Found on Facebook: according to Mr Timothy Holm, who will be known to many LKL followers, the Sherlock Christmas Special will be screened in some Korean cinemas. Keywords: General post tags: UK TV shows | UK-Korea links

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The Doctor Who World Tour in Korea

by Philip Gowman 17 January 2015
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BBC3 have just put out a short programme (the sort of thing you get as an added extra in a DVD boxed set) featuring the World Tour that took place in August 2014 to launch Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor. There’s about 4 minutes of footage of their stopover in Seoul, around 13 minutes […]

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The Doctor Who roadshow comes to Seoul

by Philip Gowman 27 July 2014
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In connection with a publicity screening of episode 1 of series 8 in Seoul on 9 August, the Beeb is running a little promotional campaign involving the Tardis. Here’s a sample of the photos from the hashtag #tardisinseoul. You can also try the hashtag #타디스인서울 or #닥터후. Download your own tardis here to cut out […]

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Gangnam’s Sherlock-themed cafe

by Philip Gowman 27 July 2014
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Check out Giacomo Lee’s post about a Sherlock-themed coffee shop in Gangnam called 221B. You can even order an Eggs Benedict to go with your Sherlock Coffee. Great attention to detail. Link: Gangnam’s Sherlock Themed Cafe, Medium.com, 4 July Keywords: General post tags: UK TV shows

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BBC1’s Luther wins TV award in Seoul

by Philip Gowman 31 August 2011
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British TV show Luther won the Best Mini-Series at Seoul International Drama Awards yesterday. http://t.co/wv1aLfq #. Via @UKinKorea Keywords: General post tags: UK TV shows

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