Search form

Programs A to Z

The following programs are currently airing on WETA UK. Have you tried them all out yet?

Programs A to Z

A

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.

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?

Fun-in-the-sun farce involving a department-store staff on holiday. Based on the series.

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.

British Antiques Roadshow

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

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.

D

Death in Paradise

An English detective is transferred to the island of Sainte-Marie in the Caribbean, despite his hatred of sun, sand and sea.

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.

Downton Abbey on Masterpiece

This period drama, set in the English countryside which is centered on the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their hierarchy of servants.

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.

H

Happy Valley

Animated pre-school series.

Hetty Wainthrop Investigates
Hetty Wainthrope Investigates
Hinterland

A Celtic noir series about an enigmatic DCI.

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

I Want My Wife Back

Romantic comedy about one man's attempts to discover why his wife left and win her back.

L

Life of Crime

In this miniseries, an ambitious young police officer's career is dominated by a murder that is investigated over the course of three decades.

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.

Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure

Writer-explorer Alice Morrison follows the ancient "Salt Roads," historically one of the world's richest trading networks, through North Africa.

Mum

Subtle family sitcom following Cathy as she moves on from the death of her husband.

N

Nature's Microworlds

A look at how the Earth works as this fascinating series solves the puzzles of our planet, piece by piece.

New Tricks

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

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.

R

Royal Wives at War

A revealing documentary looking at the abdication crisis of 1936 through the eyes of the two women at its very heart. In a series of dramatized monologues set in 1967, Elizabeth the queen mother and Wallis Simpson look back at the dramatic events which led to King Edward VIII giving up the throne for the woman he loved.

S

Secrets of Highclere Castle

The history of Highclere Castle, the 1300-year-old castle that's used as the home of the Crawley clan in "Downton Abbey." Fact overlaps with fiction in some instances: like the "Downton" estate, it served as a military hospital during World War I.

Sharpe

The adventures of a British soldier in the Napoleonic Wars.

Silk

Courtroom drama about the personal and professional lives of British barristers seeking to attain the prestigious rank of Queen's Counsel, a designation also known as "taking silk."

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.

Tutankhamun

Howard Carter is hired to find evidence of the undiscovered tomb of Tutankhamun.

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.