BBC's Cranford is a masterwork stitching together three novels by Elizabeth Gaskell. Who would have thought "grannies in bonnets" (quote Dame Judy Dench) could be so thrilling, so funny, so sad. bookstoker.com favourite
Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane, and Allen himself. Johansson and Allen are hysterically funny together!