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Programs A to Z

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Programs A to Z

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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple
Agatha Christie's Poirot

Belgian detective Hercule Poirot tackles a variety of mysteries.

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.

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.

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.

The Blue Planet

The world's oceans are examined.

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.

The Coroner

Crime drama following a coroner in a small seaside town.

D

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.

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

Inspector Lewis on Masterpiece

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

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

Detectives Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers and their crime-solving exploits are featured.

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

Janet King

Spin-off of legal drama "Crownies" following Senior Prosecutor Janet King's cases as she returns to work after maternity leave.

L

The Level

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

M

Masterpiece Classic

PBS's longest running (and most honored) dramatic series is an Anglophile's delight, featuring British adaptations of literary classics and original works. The first `Masterpiece' was `The First Churchills,' and since then it has won nine Peabodys and 29 Emmys (beginning with Susan Hampshire's Best Actress award for `Churchills'). Its many memorable productions include `Upstairs, Downstairs,' `I, Claudius,' 'The Jewel in the Crown,' `House of Cards,' `Poldark' and `Prime Suspect.'

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.

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

In 1920s Melbourne, a glamorous woman moonlights as a detective.

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.

Mr. Selfridge on Masterpiece

The story of Harry Gordon Selfridge, the founder of the London department store Selfridges & Co.

Murder in Suburbia

Two quick-witted female detectives probe suburban homicides in this British series.

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

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

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.

A Place to Call Home

Medium-size cities across the U.S. are visited.

Polar Bear: Spy on the Ice

A rare insight into the life of polar bears.

R

Rosemary & Thyme

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

S

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.

V

Vera

An obsessive British police inspector investigates murders.

W

Waking the Dead

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