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Programs A to Z

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Programs A to Z

A

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Belgian detective Hercule Poirot tackles a variety of mysteries.

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

Capital

To the outside world, the residents of Pepys Road have it all. House prices have rocketed, creating a street of multi-million pound homes... However, life's other problems don't go away just because you've won the property lottery.

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.

Dunkirk

A three-part history of the Battle of Dunkirk.

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 Plain Sight

A U.S. Marshal protects federal witnesses while dealing with her dysfunctional family and friends.

M

The Mekong River With Sue Perkins

This program explores the lives and landscapes during a life-changing 3000 mile journey up the Mekong, South East Asia's largest river.

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.

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.

Poldark on Masterpiece

Based on the historical fiction stories by Winston Graham, following Ross Poldark's return to his beloved Cornwall after the American War of Independence.

S

Serangoon Road

A detective drama series set in Singapore during the tumultuous 1960s.

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.

The Syndicate

A supermarket in Leeds has the shadow of closure drawn down upon it, sending five staff members - Bob, Stuart, Denise, Leanne and Jamie - to question their futures. However, as things begin to look more and more desperate, the most incredible thing of all happens: 18 million pounds enters their life.

T

The Tunnel

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

W

Waking the Dead

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

Wallander

A gritty crime drama about a morose police detective who investigates murders. Based on Swedish crime author Henning Mankell's book series.