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Programs A to Z

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Programs A to Z

A

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime

Mystery adventure series based on Agatha Christie's novels.

Antiques Roadshow

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

ANZAC Girls

Drama about the experiences of nurses serving at Gallipoli and on the Western Front, based on "The Other Anzacs" by Peter Rees.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 the Club

Drama following the lives of six pregnant women and their partners.

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

Jack Irish

Jack Irish, an ex-lawyer turned private investigator, is framed for murder. He must now unravel a complex web of lies and deceit that stretches from Fitzroy to the Philippines in order to clear his name.

Jack Irish: Dead Point

In the third installment of the series, Jack Irish is recruited by a high-profile judge to locate a red book that has fatal consequences for whoever touches it, drawing Jack into an underground world of drug dealers, blackmailers and murderers.

L

Lead Balloon

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

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.

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

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

Remember Me

A pensioner stages a fall in his eerie Yorkshire home in order to escape into residential care. On the day he leaves his home to move into residential care, however, he witnesses a violent death. A teenage care assistant and police detective try to unravel the riddle of his past; and both are drawn into an eerie and dangerous world of lost love and betrayal.

S

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.

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.

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.