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Season 8 of Call The Midwife continues to explore complex medical and personal stories on the midwifery and district nursing rounds.
It is now 1964 and times are changing, from the introduction of the contraceptive pill and the availability of a new cancer-screening programme, to the building of high-rise tower blocks. The nuns and nurses continue to face a variety of challenging issues including cleft palate, sickle cell and illegal abortion.
And for one of the team, romance could be on the horizon...
The award-winning BBC crime drama returns with five thrilling two-part stories, starring Emilia Fox in the lead role alongside David Caves, Richard Lintern and Liz Carr. This series also features a diverse supporting cast including Art Malik, Samantha Bond, Dervla Kirwan and Amanda Root.
In Season 22, pathologist Dr Nikki Alexander and her dedicated team help the police solve a slew of mystifying murders. Storylines range from street drugs and knife crime to issues facing the LGBT community.
Detective Inspector Jack Mooney has now settled in to life on the beautiful Caribbean island of Saint Marie and is starting to really get to know the people and places – to a degree that surprises some of his colleagues. But there’s little time for sightseeing, as there are some fiendishly clever murders to solve. From a popular local radio DJ shot dead live on air to a killing during a horseback trek into the rainforest, Jack and his team have their work cut out.
To add to the chaos there’s a new face on the team, as uniform officer Ruby Jones arrives with energy to spare and her own unique take on crime fighting. And the team are delighted to discover that Florence has got a boyfriend - until a shocking turn of events makes them all question their judgement.
Jack must lead them through personal ups and downs while using his unconventional methods to solve some of their most challenging cases yet.
Golden Globe-winning actress Ruth Wilson stars in this powerful three-part drama inspired by the memoir of her own grandmother about her family's history.
Set in London in the 1940s and 1960s, and in India in the 1930s, the series follows Alison Wilson, who thinks she is happily married until her husband, Alec, dies and a woman turns up on the doorstep claiming that she is the real Mrs Wilson. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage - and Alec's love for her - but is instead led into a world of disturbing secrets.
When the moonless shadows of London give birth to a new nightmare, John Luther once again confronts the depths of human depravity.
As a series of monstrous killings becomes more audacious, Luther and new recruit DS Catherine Halliday are confounded by a tangle of misdirection that seems to protect an unspeakable horror. But as the case brings him closer than ever to the nature of true evil, a reluctant Luther faces the ghosts of his own past.
Striding back into the line of fire, he must choose who to protect, and who to sacrifice. Whatever his next move, it will change John Luther forever.
The ground-breaking new BBC adaptation of Victor Hugo’s epic novel.
Against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, Les MisÚrables is the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape the shadow of his past life. His future is threatened by his nemesis, the chilling police officer and former prison guard Javert, who is determined to bring him to justice. Meanwhile Fantine, a working class woman abandoned by her rich lover, is driven to increasingly desperate measures to provide for her young daughter.
Their stories collide and as a revolutionary violence ignites on the streets of Paris, Jean Valjean begins an epic journey towards self-acceptance, redemption and love.
1933. Hercule Poirot, older and greyer, receives letters threatening murder. The sender signs themselves only as “A.B.C.” When he takes the letters to the police looking for help, Hercule finds all his old friends have moved on. And the new guard led by hot headed Inspector Crome are not interested in his story.
But soon there is a murder, and in order to have any hope of catching the killer, the once great detective must take matters into his own hands.
In her fourth Agatha Christie adaptation, BAFTA-nominated writer Sarah Phelps brings Hercule Poirot and his little grey cells back onto our television screens for 3 episodes in one of the most surprising and unusual appearances by one of literature’s most iconic detectives.
1985. Eight months have passed since Vincent Swan – Essex’s most amoral double-glazing salesman – teamed up with gangster Ronnie and forced his boss to sell Cachet Windows. Now he’s realised that working for a dangerous criminal isn’t much fun.
But business is booming, until a new rival salesman appears, stealing most of Cachet’s business. But to their surprise, the team discover this salesman is actually a saleswoman.
Meet Jo Scott. She’s ruthless in her pursuit of success. And there’s one prize she values above all – Vincent Swan himself.
All three episodes from the British television drama miniseries based on the novel by Eugene McCabe, this riveting story of love and revenge is set in the beautiful countryside of Fermanagh, Ireland in 1885; a world of spies, deception and betrayal, with simmering tensions of class, politics and religion that threaten to tear the country apart.
Set over a desperately tense 24-hour period, it is Beth Winters 23rd birthday the day she has decided to join her secret lover, the charming, mysterious Liam Ward and escape from her limited life and difficult and complex relationship with her Protestant landowner stepfather, Billy. Beth and the overbearing Billy live alone, bonded not by blood but the horrific death of Catherine, Billy's wife and Beth's mother.
But their world comes crashing down around them when the young lovers attempt to steal Billy's gold. When he learns of their betrayal and when Beth discovers a fresh grave dug by Liam that is meant for her a devastating chain of events is set in motion in this thrillingly dark and haunting tale.
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