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Programs A to Z

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'Allo 'Allo!

A French cafe owner tries to ride out World War II. Caught between the Gestapo and the Resistance and forced into working with both, René also struggles to hide evidence of his affairs with the waitresses from his wife, who, though she can't carry a tune, frequently performs as a singer in the cafe.

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A recently widowed father quits his job as a popular columnist for a top-selling Sydney newspaper; he buys a house on the Internet in a remote New Zealand seaside town.

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Agatha Christie's Poirot

Sleuthing adventures with Agatha Christie's detective, Hercule Poirot.

All Creatures Great & Small

Stories of British country veterinarian James Herriot.

Antiques Roadshow

Airing since 1979, the British series travels the country (with occasional trips to other countries, such as Canada and Australia), bringing together in each location specialists in antiques and fine arts to have them appraise items brought in by local residents, whether they are collectors looking to turn trash into treasure or ordinary folks hoping Grandma's old painting might now fund the kids' education. Items featured on the show often have an interesting story attached to them or have some connection to that episode's venue. While some items that are brought in are worth a fortune, others are worthless.

As Time Goes By

Jean Pargetter and Lionel Hardcastle are former lovers whose lives intersect again 40 years after they lost touch with each other. Lionel is now divorced, and Jean is a widow with an adult daughter, Judith, who works in Jean's secretarial office. As Lionel works on a memoir with a cheerful but brash agent, Alistair, he begins to rekindle the tender romance with the woman who got away all those years ago. Cheering them on is Sandy, Judith's best friend and co-worker.

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Ballykissangel

In the beautiful Irish village of Ballykissangel, everybody knows each other's business.

BBC World News

News. Reporting on the day's international news from London and from BBC correspondents around the world.

BBC World News America

U.S.-targeted nightly newscast.

BBC World News Outside Source

Host Ros Atkins pulls real-time information onscreen through social media, news wires, data feeds, fact checks and more.

BBC World News Today

A comprehensive program of news, business news and analysis.

Born and Bred

Father-and-son doctors serve a 1950s Lancashire village.

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Classic Albums

Celebrate the making of some of the classic albums in pop, rock and heavy metal music.

The Coroner

Jane Kennedy uses her skills as a coroner to solve crimes.

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DCI Banks

DCI Alan Banks investigates crimes.

Death in Paradise

A detective inspector is transferred from London to the island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean.

Doc Martin

Is there a dyspeptic doctor in the house? Successful surgeon Dr. Martin Ellingham abruptly leaves his London practice to become general practitioner in the sleepy fishing village of Portwenn, where he spent the holidays during his youth. But his luxury car and lavish wardrobe immediately rub the locals the wrong way, and once they get a load of his abrasive attitude and lack of bedside manner, he quickly alienates most of the townsfolk.

The Durrells in Corfu on Masterpiece

This six-part adaptation of Gerald Durrell's "My Family and Other Animals" and its two sequels features Keeley Hawes as Louisa Durrell, a widow who moves her family from England to the Greek island of Corfu in 1935. The miniseries -- inspired by the real-life adventures of Durrell's family -- also features Josh O'Connor as eldest son, Larry; newcomer Callum Woodhouse as son Leslie; Daisy Waterstone as teenage daughter Margo, and Milo Parker as 11-year-old Gerry. Alexis Georgoulis, Yorgos Karamihos and Ulric von der Esch round out the cast.

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EastEnders

Trials and tribulations impact lives in a close-knit community in London's East End.

Escape to the Country

Helping prospective buyers find their dream home in the country.

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Father Brown

Based on the novels of G.K. Chesterton.

Fawlty Towers

Basil Fawlty is an inept and slightly out-of-his-head English hotel manager, who is tortured by "that annoying section of the general public who insist on staying at hotels." Fawlty is constantly berated by his wife, and his efforts are continually hampered by their Spanish waiter, Manuel.

Food -- Delicious Science

Exploring the science behind the food we eat, Michael Mosley and James Wong set out on a methodical culinary journey. When it comes down to it, most of our food is composed of the same familiar building blocks: macro-level nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, but also the micro-level ones like vitamins and minerals. Traversing the globe, Michael and James explore investigate how the hidden chemistry in food contributes to nourishing and building the human body.

Foyle's War

As World War II rages on, criminals try to take advantage of the resulting chaos. In Hastings, they aren't having much luck, thanks to Detective Chief Superintendent Christopher Foyle. As Foyle's son Andrew, a fighter pilot in the RAF, fights the enemy at war, Foyle battles the black market, profiteering and murder on the home front. He is dogged in his pursuit of justice, honest to a fault and frequently underestimated by his opponents. Together with his sergeant and his driver, Foyle wages his own war on crime.

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Grantchester on Masterpiece

Sidney Chambers is a charming clergyman who turns into an investigator when one of his parishioners dies under suspicious circumstances in this drama set in 1953. He partners up with gruff, down-to-earth police inspector Geordie Keating, whose methodical approach to police work complements Sidney's intuitive techniques of getting information out of people. The two partners -- who bring different insights into the crimes they start to unravel -- form a true friendship as they work together. As he is beginning his new career, Sidney's personal life comes apart when he finds out that Amanda, the woman with whom he is secretly in love, has gotten engaged, making him think he has missed his chance with her.

The Great Tours: England, Scotland and Wales

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The Heart Guy

After a sudden fall from grace, arrogant heart surgeon Dr. Hugh Knight is forced to leave his hedonistic city life to take the position of local general practitioner in the small country town where he was born.

Hold the Sunset

Edith's dreams of retirement are shattered when her 50-year-old son Roger arrives home.

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Jane Austen: Behind Closed Doors

Lucy Worsley explores the homes and holiday apartments in which Jane Austen lived and stayed and how they shaped her life and novels.

Janet King

Janet King returns as the Director of Public Prosecution office and to a high-profile murder trial.

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Last of the Summer Wine

Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures not usually favored by the elderly.

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Midsomer Murders

Based on the crime-novel series by author Caroline Graham, "Midsomer Murders" follows the efforts of Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby to solve crimes that occur in the wealthy, isolated English county of Midsomer, a picturesque and peaceful place on the outside but one filled with amoral and snobbish eccentrics with all kinds of vices. His latest assistant is Detective Sergeant Jamie Winter. DCI Barnaby took over in series 14, replacing his older cousin, Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, who retired.

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Fledgling detective Phryne Fisher is known for her sharp wit and pearl-handled pistol, which she uses to fight injustice in Melbourne during the 1920s. The glamorous sleuth makes her way through the city's alleyways and jazz clubs while she fights crime as part of a larger mission -- making sure that Murdoch Foyle, who she believes is responsible for the disappearance of her younger sister, stays behind bars. She fights for justice for people who can't help themselves, including exploited workers and missing girls.

Monarch of the Glen

A London restaurateur inherits a run-down Scottish estate.

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Open All Hours

Shopkeeper Albert Arkwright has one main focus -- to make as much money as he can while spending as little as possible. He packs his small corner grocery with as much merchandise as he can. His nephew, Granville, serves as Arkwright's glorified errand boy, rising early to open the shop and staying late to close it. When not focused on his shop, Arkwright woos the nurse across the street. Each episode ends with Arkwright closing his shop and reflecting upon his day.

Operation Maneater

Veterinarian Mark Evans uses modern technology to tackle three predators: the white shark, Nile crocodile and polar bear. In Western Australia, sharks have killed seven people within a three-year span; in Hudson Bay, polar bears have caused havoc in isolated villages; and in Namibia's Chobe River, crocodiles have grown in size and number, which increases attacks against humans. In the series, the vet strives to improve the safety of both the animals and those who live around them.

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Pie in the Sky

Richard Griffiths stars as detective-turned-restaurateur Henry Crabbe.

A Place to Call Home

After 20 years in Europe, Sarah Adams returns to Australia to start a new life.

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Silent Witness

A team of forensic pathologists uncovers the truths behind murders..

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Yes, Minister

Comedy series about an apparently clueless British government minister and advisers surrounding him.