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Programs A to Z

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Programs A to Z

A

Afterlife

A documentary series examining the decomposition of food in a test kitchen.

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.

Born and Bred

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

The Brokenwood Mysteries

Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd is sent to Brokenwood, a seemingly quiet country town, to investigate a possible murder. On arrival, he discovers memories and animosities run deep.

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.

Cradle to Grave

Sitcom about the ups and downs of the Baker family, set in the 1970s.

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.

Endeavour on Masterpiece

The "Inspector Morse" prequel finds a young Endeavour Morse investigating cases in 1960s-era Oxford and the surrounding area.

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 George Gently

A relentless detective pursues notorious gangsters in 1960s Britain in this adaptation of Alan Hunter's "Inspector Gently" novels.

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.

Jericho

Drama series set in the Yorkshire Dales during the 1870s.

L

Lead Balloon

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

M

Mapp & Lucia

Genteel hoot set in the early 1930s embroiling two queens of small-town British society who hide their meanness behind manners. Based on popular novels by E.F. Benson, who, upon concluding that his stories were meaningless, took to penning weighty biographies of such figures as Sir Francis Drake and Charlotte Bronte.

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

People Like Us

A series that cleverly spoofs documentary profiles of everyday people.

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.

R

Raised By Wolves

Comedy series written by Caitlin and Caroline Moran. Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, it's a modern-day reimagining of the brilliant chaos of the Morans' own childhood.

The Refugees

A family's life is upended when a refugee from the future seeks shelter with them.

S

Secrets of Underground London

A tour of subterranean London highlights such historical locales as the London Silver Vaults; Prime Minister Winston Churchill's World War II bunkers; and the elevators and platforms of Aldwych Tube Station, which sheltered citizens during WWII.

Serangoon Road

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

Silent Witness

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

W

Waking the Dead

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