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Programs A to Z

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Programs A to Z

A

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple
Agatha Raisin

Based on the much-loved books by MC Beaton, Cotswold dwelling amateur sleuth Agatha Raisin attempts to solve the mysterious murder cases that seem to plague her community.

Animal Super Parents

Documentary revealing the wonderful stories of some of the world's most incredible parents.

Antiques Roadshow

This series travels to towns in Great Britain in search of interesting antiques from around the world.

Antiques Roadshow UK

This series travels to towns in Great Britain in search of interesting antiques from around the world.

Are You Being Served?

Shenanigans of department-store workers are chronicled in this popular British sitcom about the constant carping between employees in Ladies Separates and Gentlemen's Ready to Wear. The BBC series has long been syndicated in the U.S.

As Time Goes By

British series about former lovers reunited by chance after a 38-year separation chronicles their awkward courtship and eventual marriage.

B

Ballykissangel

Drama series about the lives of the residents and the priests of a small town in rural Ireland.

Black Work

A policewoman sets out to discover who murdered her husband, an undercover police officer.

The Bletchley Circle

Four female ex-code breakers in post-WWII Britain investigate a series of murders that seem to share a pattern.

Born and Bred

A young doctor relocates to a small English village to take over his father's practice.

C

Call the Midwife

A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s. Based on Jennifer Worth's best-selling memoirs.

Cilla

A drama series which follows the early career of Cilla Black. Based in her hometown of Liverpool, England, the show centres on her rise to fame from the 1960s amateur club appearances to her famous relationships.

D

Dickensian

Drama set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens' critically acclaimed novels, bringing together some of his most iconic characters as their lives intertwine in 19th-century London.

Doc Martin

Dr. Martin Ellingham, a smart physician with a foul disposition, moves to Portwenn to replace the Cornish hamlet's deceased doctor, and promptly sets about alienating everyone.

The Doctor Blake Mysteries

Dr Blake returns to his hometown, Ballarat, to take over his late father's medical practice in 1959, and finds himself seeking answers to the town's murder mysteries in his role as police surgeon.

Doctor Who

A cult favourite about the journeys through the universe of a time-travelling eccentric, a cultural icon who has been portrayed by more than a half dozen actors since the show's 1963 debut.

Doctor Who -- Peter Davison

E

EastEnders

The venerable soap opera focuses on the residents of the fictional London borough of Walford. First broadcast in the U.K. in February 1985, it rapidly became one of the most popular series in Britain and maintained its popularity as it celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2015.

F

Father Brown

A Catholic priest with excellent detective skills solves crimes in this stylish series set in the 1950s and based on G.K. Chesterton's stories.

Foyle's War

A WWI vet becomes a police officer and battles crime at home during WWII.

G

Globe Trekker

A global travel series that explores exotic locales and various local cultures.

H

Hustle

A BBC caper following a crafty outfit of grifters who target avaricious, morally bankrupt marks. Led by smooth Mickey Stone, an ex-con who went to jail for a crime of passion, the group includes veteran Albert Stroller, tech whiz Ash Morgan, charming Stacie Monroe and newcomer Danny Blue.

I

In the Club

Drama following the lives of six pregnant women and their partners.

Inside Men

Three security-depot employees plan and execute a large heist.

Inspector Lewis on Masterpiece

Spin-off of the series "Inspector Morse" follows former sergeant Robert "Robbie" Lewis, who has been promoted to detective inspector.

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include ale, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery. Indeed, these first-rate whodunits established `Morse' as PBS's longest running detective series. Sadly, the inspector's style of `inspirational methodology' came to an end in 2002 with the death of star John Thaw.

L

Lead Balloon

A British comedy series following the misadventures of a cynical, disillusioned stand-up comedian.

The Level

Crime drama series that centres on a good police officer who has a dark secret.

Luther

Psychological crime drama centred on a brilliant but self-destructive detective, who has more in common with the criminals he hunts than he would like to think.

M

MI-5

Agents of MI5 investigate crimes and terrorist activities while dealing with internal strife at headquarters.

Midsomer Murders

A British police inspector investigates mysteries and murders in a rustic English county.

Monarch of the Glen

A London chef inherits a Scottish estate and its eccentric staff in this British drama. Family issues, financial debt and an unhappy girlfriend are just a few of the problems facing Archie MacDonald.

N

New Tricks

After a botched rescue attempt, a detective is assigned to head up a group of retired detectives working on unresolved cases.

O

Ordinary Lies

Drama about a group of colleagues and friends and the unravelling of their lies and secrets.

Our Zoo

Drama series based on the true story of the Mottershead family who, in the face of staunch opposition and huge personal sacrifice, founded Chester Zoo in the 1930s.

P

Pie in the Sky

A retired police detective tries to succeed in the restaurant business, but is constantly called upon to solve mysterious crimes.

A Place to Call Home

Drama series set around a woman who returns to Australia after WWII with hopes of a new life, and her impact on a wealthy family who struggle to accept the social changes of the 1950s.

Q

Queen & Country

A look at the customs, traditions and institutions that surround the British monarchy.

R

Rosemary & Thyme

The adventures of two amateur sleuths who come together through a mutual interest in plants.

S

The Secret Agent

London, 1886: The owner of a seedy Soho shop doubles as a spy for the Russian embassy, dragging his family into a tragic terror plot. Based on Joseph Conrad's classic thriller.

Secrets of the Manor House

Examining life in Britain during the Edwardian age for both the titled class and servants. Included: the concept of the entail, which passed estates to the next generation; the influence of American wealth on the British aristocracy; the impact of WWI on the social-class system.

Sherlock on Masterpiece

The quirky spin on Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic sleuth pitches him as a "high-functioning sociopath" in modern-day London. Assisting him in his investigations: Afghanistan War vet John Watson, who's introduced to Holmes by a mutual acquaintance.

Silent Witness

Drama following a team of forensic pathologists as they conduct murder investigations.

T

Tales From the Royal Wardrobe

An examination of the royal wardrobes of English monarchs. Included: why most kings and queens carefully choreographed their apparel; and, for those who did not, instances when the results were calamitous.

W

Waking the Dead

A squad of investigators reopens unsolved murder cases in this British crime drama.