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Programs A to Z

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Programs A to Z

A

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.

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.

The Body Farm

A crime-drama series following a forensic pathologist and her team as they work at a research facility.

Born and Bred

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

C

Cilla

A drama series which follows the early career of Cilla Black. Based in her hometown of Liverpool, England, the show centres on her rise to fame from the 1960s amateur club appearances to her famous relationships.

Cold Feet

A British comedy-drama about the intertwining friendships of three thirtysomething couples.

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.

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.

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

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Low-key, nonviolent cases with a British housewife-turned-sleuth, set in the countryside of Lancashire. The charm of the title character---played by British sitcom star Patricia Routledge---is her common sense, her feel for human nature and her own good nature. This series has aired (with high ratings) as episodes of PBS's `Mystery!'

Hillary

The life of Sir Edmund Hillary, the New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist who, along with Tibetan climber Tenzing Norgay, conquered Mount Everest in 1953.

Hinterland

A Celtic noir series about an enigmatic DCI.

L

Life

An examination of wildlife in its natural habitat.

M

Marley's Ghosts

Supernatural sitcom which follows a woman who can communicate with the dead.

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.

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.

Q

Queen Elizabeth's Secret Agents

The story of the secret state that helped keep Queen Elizabeth I in power for more than 40 years. During a time when Britain was divided, unstable and violent, the world's first secret service was born.

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.

S

Shetland

Drama based on the series of stories by Ann Cleeves, in which a detective solves crimes on Scotland's Shetland Isles.

Silent Witness

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

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.

U

Upstart Crow

Comedy about William Shakespeare as he starts to make a name for himself in London while also trying to be a good husband and father for his family in Stratford-upon-Avon.

V

Vera

An obsessive British police inspector investigates murders.

Victoria on Masterpiece

The story of England's Queen Victoria. It all begins with her ascent to the throne in 1837 at age 18. Being the Queen, she has to manage her duty well despite the various challenges that are thrown at her. Will she be able to balance out her duty as a Queen with the presence of her husband and her children?

W

W1A

Sequel to "Twenty Twelve" in which Ian Fletcher starts a new chapter in his life as head of values at the BBC.

Waking the Dead

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

Y

Yellowstone

Wildlife documentary series.