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Programs A to Z

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Programs A to Z

A

Antiques Roadshow

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.

Are You Being Served? Again!

A sequel to the British sitcom about a department store finds its workers inheriting an inn from the owner of their company, Grace Brothers.

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.

Born and Bred

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

Britain's Hidden Heritage

An exploration of Britain's lesser-known treasures and forgotten places.

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.

Chasing Shadows

Drama about a missing persons field unit, tasked with tracking down possible serial killers.

D

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.

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.

Grantchester on Masterpiece

A detective drama set in 1950s England, in a small village of Granchester near Cambridge, sees Anglican priest Sidney Chambers forge an unlikely partnership with the local Detective Inspector Geordie Keating after one of the vicars parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances. Chambers' more intuitive techniques of coaxing information from suspects forms the unlikely respect with the over-worked Inspector Keating.

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.

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.

J

Jack Taylor

An Irish cop becomes a private investigator after leaving the force in this crime series.

L

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

Nature's Miracle Orphans

Series following the stories of wild orphaned animals, and the people who save their lives so they can eventually go back to the wild.

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.

P

Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages

Penlope Keith's explores the villages.

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.

S

Secrets of Althorp: The Spencers

Charles Spencer, the ninth Earl Spencer, leads a tour of Althorp, which has been presided over by his family for more than 500 years. The grand estate is best known as the childhood home and final resting place of his sister, Princess Diana.

Secrets of Chatsworth

The story of Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, East Midlands, England, a grand estate that's remained in the Chatsworth and Devonshire family since the 16th century.

Silent Witness

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

Silent Witness

Valerie Bertinelli plays a wife who saw her brother-in-law and his friends commit a rape. John Savage. Michael: Chris Nash. Patti: Melissa Leo. Ma: Jacqueline Brookes. Jean: Katie McCombs. Huffman: Pat Corley. Michael Miller directed.

T

The Tunnel: Sabotage

Two detectives-one from the U.K., one from France-must work together to track down a killer who is operating in both countries.

V

Victoria on Masterpiece

The story of England's Queen Victoria, beginning with her ascent to the throne in 1837 at age 18.

W

Waking the Dead

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