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Patrick Melrose is a new kind of family saga which takes a scathing and sardonic view of the upper-classes, shining an unforgiving light on the privilege, greed cruelty and vulnerabilities that lie within their ranks.
Played to perfection by Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick himself is many things: an aristocratic addict, a rakish and outrageously funny playboy, but he is also a man living as a victim of the sins of his parents.
Based on the celebrated series of semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St Aubyn, this intelligent, beautifully told 5-episode miniseries follows Patrick as he embarks on a harrowing yet humorous decades-spanning odyssey to come to terms with the effects of childhood trauma.
In the first half of the thrilling fifth season, Ivar the Boneless asserts his leadership over the Great Heathen Army while Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat.
Meanwhile, Ragnar’s sons plot their next moves, Bjorn follows his destiny and Floki submits himself to the will of the Gods.
Civilisations is a major nine-part series telling the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day, for the first time on a global scale.
It is now nearly half a century since Kenneth Clark’s series Civilisation thrilled audiences with its authoritative interpretation of the glories of Western art. Inspired by that ground-breaking programme, this new series of Civilisation introduces a new generation to the great masterworks of beauty, ingenuity and illumination created across the continents. It explores the visual culture of societies from around the globe, revealing alongside the magnificent objects made in the West the wealth of treasures created by other cultures, from the landscape scrolls of classical China and the sculpture of the Olmecs to African bronzes, Japanese prints and Mughal miniatures.
Told by three presenters, each bringing their own skills and perspectives to the series – Simon Schama, Mary Beard and David Olusoga.
1796: To defend Cornwall and those he loves from an empowered George, Ross must learn to play the political game on a journey that takes him to the nation's capital.
While Demelza manages the Poldark’s affairs at home, Elizabeth moves to further secure her marriage but Drake struggles in resigning Morwenna to life with Osborne, and the Enyses are tested as never before.
We return to Jamestown, a 17th Century English settlement on the edge of the breathtaking but untamed Virginian wilderness. This second season sees the tobacco plantations provide the wealth they promised but the status quo will soon be disrupted by births, deaths and broken marriages.
Our pioneering settlers find themselves at the heart of adventure once more as new arrivals attempt to find their place in this foreign land. Relationships with the Native peoples afford some great influence in the town but no man, or woman, is going to give up their share of the Virginian riches without a fight. Jamestown returns for another season of dazzling ventures in love, war and diplomacy. Making a home in the New World is a dirty business, can our colonists keep their consciences clean…
Written by Bill Gallagher, the eight-part drama from the makers of Downton Abbey is set during a unique period of adventure and features a stellar ensemble cast!
The Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. find themselves on their most mind-bending missions yet, as they encounter Ghost Rider as well as battling the Watchdogs to their highest ranks.
But that's not all... the heroes get plugged into a virtual reality known as "The Framework", created by Dr. Radcliffe and Fitz. They awake to find themselves in an unrecognizable world - a world in which Hydra reigns supreme.
What will become of the team as they make their way through this strange new landscape? What friends and foes with they face? And ultimately, will they ever escape and return to their real lives?
The beautiful island of Corfu continues to work its magic on the eccentric Durrell family.
Even a visit from Aunt Hermione isn’t the usual dreaded experience as the formerly formidable matriarch has embraced the laid-back Greek attitude and found romance. Leslie’s also enjoying a much-improved love life with three very different girls. But there’s no safety in numbers when his mother and siblings decide to interfere. Margo has (temporarily) given up on love and found a new vocation, while Gerry’s obsession with animals continues to grow.
As for Louisa, a trip to the UK with Larry to sort out family affairs reminds her of the restrictions of her old life. After a brush with bohemian London artists, she realises her heart lies in her island paradise.
Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital's surgical unit.
Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun will need to work harder than he ever has before, as he navigates his new environment and relationships to prove to his colleagues that his extraordinary medical gifts will save lives.
Inspired by the life of former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles, The Bold Type is centered around three friends who all work for Scarlet, a global women's magazine.
The show explores their outrageous lives in New York City as they learn to find their own voices and explore their sexuality, identity, love, and fashion.
All six episodes from the fifth season of the crime drama spin-off from ITV's long-running television show 'Inspector Morse'.
Set in 1965, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his younger years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner Detective Inspector Fred Thursday and PC James Strange, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford, England.
The Crown focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill.
The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne.... a new era is dawning.
Peter Morgan's masterfully researched scripts reveal the Queen's private journey behind the public facade with daring frankness. Prepare to be welcomed into the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace....the leaders of an empire await.
The complete eighth season of the ITV crime thriller based on the novels by Ann Cleeves.
The show follows Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope, Detective Sergeant Aiden Healy and their team as they carry out various murder investigations across Northumberland.
The episodes are:
The journey of Voetspore continues. Voetspore ReŁnie is a series of Johan Badenhorst and friends who revisit the past 10 Voetspore series.
The team visited close to 40 African countries and travelled for 300 000 km on the continent. It was time for a get-together, reflecting on how Africa changes since the first series. They start at Cape Cross in Namibia and travel across southern Africa, through Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique and Swaziland, to the coast of Kwa Zulu Natal. They reflect on their journeys on the African continent since 2000 whilst discovering new adventure destinations.
This is a reunion of 12 adventurers.
One man's battle against a legendary enemy ignites an epic saga of mysticism, betrayal and bone-crushing action in Marvel's Iron Fist.
Fifteen years after a plane crash kills his parents, presumed-dead lone survivor Danny Rand returns home to New York City. He hopes to fulfil his destiny as the Immortal Iron Fist, claim his birth right and reunite with the childhood friends who now run Rand Enterprises.
But the company has been infiltrated by "The Hand", a criminal empire whose greed and bloodlust are part of a vast conspiracy to corrupt Danny's powers and destroy him by turning even his closest allies against him.
In the fifth and final season of Orphan Black, starring the Emmy award-winning actress Tatiana Maslany, Neolution is pushing the boundaries of science beyond what anyone thought possible. But at what cost?
The mysterious P. T. Westmoreland is the key to all of it. Seemingly 170 years old, he is on the brink of bringing his project to its sinister conclusion. For Sarah and her sisters, this is the start of a deadly endgame that will have extreme consequences – not just for them, but for the future of the entire human race.
Can they finally expose the terrifying secrets at the heart of this corrupt corporation?
All nine episodes from the fifth season revival of the acclaimed American crime drama.
Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell return as brothers Michael Scofield and Lincoln Burrows after the dramatic conclusion to the previous season. Seven years after his suspected death, Michael is now locked up in Yemen's infamous Ogygia Prison with a new name and identity. Lincoln, now a free man, vows to return his brother's kindness and break Michael out of prison for good.
Joining Michael and Lincoln this season are returning favourites Sara Tancredi, Theodore Bagwell, Fernando Sucre, Paul Kellerman and Miles Franklin.
Hundreds of years in the future, the last remaining humans discover a means of sending consciousness back through time. These 'travelers' assume the lives of seemingly random people in the 21st century in order to secretly save humanity from the natural and man-made disasters, harmful politics and policies that resulted in the dystopian future they abandoned.
The travelers assume the lives of people who are about to die. Despite rigorous research into their hosts' lives, they quickly find out that impersonating these people is more difficult than they could ever imagine. For them, keeping up pretenses will prove just as tough as their high-stake missions.
FBI Special Agent Grant MacLaren is the team's leader who after the nearly fatal pursuit of a criminal, is taken over by a traveler from the future. The newly arrived MacLaren is immediately forced to live a double life while pretending to be an FBI agent, acting like the man his wife of 11 years knows and loves, while juggling the complicated plans set out for him and his team from the future.
From executive producers and Academy Award Winners Brian Grazer and Ron Howard, National Geographic’s ﬁrst-ever scripted series Genius, offers an extraordinary look into the life of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Albert Einstein.
Academy Award Winner Geoffrey Rush stars as the rebellious daydreamer who went on to become the greatest scientiﬁc mind of the 20th century. Beyond his ground breaking theories of relativity, you’ll witness Einstein’s struggles to be a good husband and father— and a man of principle during a time of global unrest.
With Johnny Flynn as young Albert and Emily Watson as his second wife, Elsa, Genius takes you on an unprecedented, 10-episode journey of discovery guided by Einstein’s wit, wisdom and insatiable thirst for knowledge.
That's right, honey! A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy's most fabulous foursome is back.
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally reprise their infamous roles as Will, Grace, Jack and Karen. The legendary James Burrows, director of every original Will & Grace episode, returns along with a slew of razor-sharp jabs and dirty martinis.
Behold once again, from the minds of Max Mutchnick and David Kohan, TV's wittiest ensemble ever.
In this season of The Librarians, our heroes embark on new, action-packed adventures, risking their lives once again to save the world.
They face off against Santa's brother the Patron Saint of Thieves, try to save a town plagued by ghosts from the Civil War, battle a casino that steals luck, and endure a body switching fiasco. But, their greatest challenge will come from within the Library itself.
With Charlene no longer tethered to the Library, which keeps it grounded to humanity, one Librarian and one Guardian must step up and take the mantle. As Jenkins organizes the Tethering Ceremony, the high ritual that will bond the pair to the Library forever, thus granting them immortality, Flynn and Baird seem poised to make this sacrifice. Until a woman from Flynn's past reveals herself to be one of the Library's dirty little secrets.
Confronted with a dark mystery about the Library, every Librarian must ask themselves some tough questions: Is the Library itself good or evil? After millennia of one Librarian at a time, is it dangerous to have multiple Librarians working together? Can a Librarian ever live a normal life filled with love, friends and family? The Librarians have a lot of research to do, but this time, they'll need to find the answers inside themselves without any books or prophecies.
All 13 episodes from the fourth and final season of the supernatural police drama starring Tom Mison.
When Ichabod Crane and Abraham Van Brunt killed each other on the battlefield in 1781, their blood mixed together creating an eternal connection. More than 230 years later, Van Brunt, now the Headless Horseman, is resurrected by an occult group rooting for evil and this, in turn, causes Ichabod to rise, his blood feeling the pull of his nemesis.
In this season, Ichabod is questioned about his past, Malcolm exchanges the dagger of Z'urn D'oragh for the Witches Stone belonging to the immortal Dyer Sisters, and a mysterious demon traps Ichabod in an illusion of his greatest fears.
The year is 1963, and the midwives find themselves tested both personally and professionally as never before. Together, they face challenging issues including leprosy, stroke and Huntingdon’s disease, all while fighting their own personal battles.
Nurse Crane finds her authority questioned from an unexpected quarter, Sister Monica Joan is forced to accept her failing faculties, and the much-loved characters are joined by West Indian midwife Lucille Anderson – a compassionate and clever nurse who brings a fresh burst of energy to life at Nonnatus House.
Includes the 2017 Christmas Special where the midwives battle snow, ice, power cuts and frozen pipes to provide patient care during the coldest winter in 300 years. Valerie helps a young couple who experience a traumatic birth and Sister Julienne tries to reunite a family.
Created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and produced by J.J. Abrams, Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin – exploring a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.
Exploring what it means to be human through the eyes of the lifelike AI “hosts” in the park, the series investigates the boundaries of an exotic world set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past. Meticulously crafted and artfully designed, Westworld offers its guests an unparalleled, immersive world where they have the freedom to become who they’ve always wanted to be – or who they never knew they were.
No rules, no laws, no judgment. Live without limits.
(Please Note: This TV Series contains graphic violence and nudity and is intended for mature audiences only.)
Based on Margaret Atwood’s award-winning, best-selling novel, The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States.
Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized “return to traditional values.” As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, belonging to the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world.
In this terrifying society, Offred must navigate between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – with one goal: to survive and find the daughter who was taken from her.
The Handmaid’s Tale received widespread critical acclaim and won eight Primetime Emmy Awards from thirteen nominations, including Outstanding Drama Series. It has also won Golden Globe Awards for Best Television Series (Drama) and Best Actress for Elisabeth Moss.
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