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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...
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.
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 Misérables 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.
Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings and written by the multi-award winning Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Killing Eve centres on two extraordinary women.
Eve is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn’t fulfil her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her.
Killing Eve topples the typical spy-action thriller as these two fiercely intelligent women, equally obsessed with each other, go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.
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.
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.
Spiral is back for another intriguing, gripping and critically acclaimed series about the imperfect people upholding law and order in Paris.
Laure Berthaud returns early from maternity leave to help the team put a name to an anonymous murder victim identifiable only by use of his dismembered torso. Meanwhile, a high-profile trial involving a boy accused of murdering his own father tempts a jaded Joséphine. Magistrate Roban grows distracted and makes uncharacteristic mistakes.
Inspired by the insider interviews in Misha Glenny’s bestselling book McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld, writer/directors Hossein Amini and James Watkins have created a drama that exposes the global network of organised crime.
McMafia unravels a complex web of connections that joins up money launderers in Dubai, cyber criminals in India, Russian oligarchs in London and Bedouin smugglers in the Negev desert.
What starts out as a story of survival and revenge becomes a tale of one man’s struggle against the lures of corruption.
Sean Bean heads an impressive cast in this poignant and powerful series centred around Father Michael Kerrigan, a Catholic priest presiding over an urban parish in Northern England.
Father Michael must be a confidant, counsellor and confessor to a congregation struggling to reconcile its beliefs with the challenges of daily life in contemporary Britain. With a chequered past and a complicated relationship with his own family, the priest is determined to help his parishioners through their troubles.
But despite his best efforts, Father Michael can't always fix what's broken in their lives.
Peaky Blinders - Season 1
Peaky Blinders - Season 2
Peaky Blinders - Season 3
Peaky Blinders - Season 4
It is now 1962, and the Nonnatus House team are as committed to caring for the people of Poplar as always. However, the social revolution in the outside world is mirrored by change and challenge much closer to home.
As they strive to help mothers and families cope with the demands of childbearing, disability, disease and social prejudice, our beloved medics must make choices - and fight battles - of their own.
Season 6 will see them laugh together, cry together, and pull together, supporting each other as never before.
The Christmas Special will see the series transported to the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Nonnatus House receives an SOS from a tiny mission hospital. Understaffed, underfunded, and with a poor water supply, struggling Hope Clinic is faced with closure. Can our much-loved medics and midwives make a difference to the people whose lives depend upon its work? Far from home and everything familiar, the team are both shaken and exhilarated by the challenges they face - and by the time the mission trip is over, some lives are permanently changed.
Sherlock returns with three brand-new feature length episodes, promising laughter, tears, shocks, surprises and extraordinary cases.
The eagerly anticipated fourth season begins with the nation's favourite detective, the mercurial Sherlock Holmes, back once more on British soil, as Doctor Watson and his wife, Mary, prepare for their biggest ever challenge - becoming parents for the first time.
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman reprise their iconic roles as Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson in the hit drama written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, and inspired by the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Tim Roth stars as serial killer John Christie in this three-part BBC crime drama.
Rillington Place follows Christie and his estranged wife Ethel as they reacquaint themselves after he is released from prison and move into their new home together at 10 Rillington Place in London. There, the couple befriend their new neighbours, newly-weds Tim and Beryl Evans. When Tim's wife and baby daughter die, he is tried for their murders and sentenced to hang.
The trial, in which John Christie is a key prosecution witness, places further strain on his marriage and sets a series of events in motion that ultimately reveal Christie's real role in the killings.
Second season of the hit BBC drama written and produced by mother and daughter team Kay Mellor and Yvonne Francas.
In The Club follows six couples who are embarking on the beginning of their journey as expectant parents by attending a local parenting class. In this second season, Kim struggles with trying to be the perfect mother and wife, Roanna looks for a new job and Jasmin gets some bad news from the hospital.
The fourth season of the TV drama starring Matthew Macfadyen as a detective trying to maintain the law on the streets of Whitechapel in the wake of the Jack the Ripper murders.
Set in 1897, H Division's newly-retired Detective Inspector Edmund Reid returns to Whitechapel to investigate the murder of a rabbi. Once again, he is assisted by Detective Inspector Bennet Drake and American forensics expert Captain Homer Jackson, who is meanwhile trying to free Susan after she is sentenced to hang.
As the nation prepares to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee, this fourth season once more reunites our heroes and takes them to their darkest point yet.
DI Humphrey Goodman and his team are back trying to solve the most baffling murders they've ever faced.
From a body found on a cricket pitch to a victim killed halfway up a volcano, our detectives are led all over the beautiful island of Saint Marie - with one case even taking them across the seas to London. But it's not just the crimes that are proving tough to crack. Humphrey finds himself navigating the course of true love when Martha returns to visit him. Florence is forced to deal with feelings of guilt over an old school friend. And while Dwayne encounters a long forgotten person from his past, JP is in need of a little marriage counselling.
With some exciting surprises in store, the sixth season of this hugely popular show is even more fun and entertaining than ever as Humphrey and co. race to unravel more puzzling mysteries in the glorious Caribbean sunshine.
A fresh adaptation of English literature’s first great detective novel.
When Franklin Blake returns to England, he is forced to face the ghosts he fled a year ago when the Moonstone, a priceless Indian diamond, was stolen.
Rachel Verinder, Franklin’s beautiful young cousin, inherited the stone from her uncle on her 18th birthday. It was always said that the stone carried a curse and the morning after her birthday party, it was missing. In the aftermath of the theft, Rachel cut off all ties with Franklin - the man she had loved. A year later and Franklin is determined to heal the rift between them.
But Rachel has one condition - she won’t see him until he can tell her exactly what happened to the diamond that night. Only then can Franklin win back the love of his life.
Grace Douglas and Adam Elliot grew up side by side in remote rural Scotland. Recently married, they are full of hope for the future - until their young lives are cut short by a brutal murder.
The Douglases and Elliots are fiercely different families, split by old rifts but forced together in rage and grief when the man who killed Grace and Adam crashes into their lives, they face a choice that will have dark consequences for all of them. As they stumble down the path they have chosen, truth and morality become obscured.
The death of Grace and Adam is just the start of this dangerous journey, one that will twist and turn until its devastating end.
Based on the classic novel by Leo Tolstoy
Russia 1805. When we first meet Pierre, Natasha and Andrei, their youthful ambition, despite their privileged circumstances, is to find meaning in their lives. Kind-hearted but awkward Pierre, the illegitimate son of Russia’s richest man, wants to change the world for the better. The beautiful and spirited Natasha is searching for true love, while handsome and gallant Andrei, frustrated with the superficiality of society, seeks a higher purpose.
At the same time Napoleon’s army edges ever closer to Russia’s borders. As everything they thought they knew is thrown into question, Pierre, Andrei and Natasha find themselves in a time when Russian lives are about to change forever.
One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a stellar cast and a story full of scandal, romance and intrigue set against a sweeping historical backdrop.
1936. The house at 165 Eaton Place has stood empty since the Bellamy family sold it six years earlier. Now the doors are finally flung open by new owners, diplomat Sir Hallam, his wife Lady Agnes, and, back from the Raj, Maud, Lady Holland, his mother. With the arrival of Agnes’s debutante sister, Lady Persie, the sumptuous home is ready to come to life.
And who better than Rose, the house’s former parlourmaid, to recruit the new staff? The new 'downstairs' family is as full of characters as its previous incarnation with the highly strung butler Mr Pritchard, cook Mrs Thackeray, chauffeur Harry Spargo and a vivacious and spirited young team.
Soon both the elegant upstairs world and the downstairs staff have built their own labyrinth of secrets, lies and scandal, and as they feel the tremors of royal and political upheaval and the ominous threat of war, the house reverberates to the familiar sounds of rumour, excitement and dread…
The stunning 2013 TV adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1930s thriller that sees a beautiful, spoilt young woman risking her life to solve the mysterious disappearance of her travelling companion.
Iris Carr is travelling across Europe by train when she unwittingly becomes embroiled in a sinister Balkan plot. Feeling disorientated after a fall, Iris is befriended by Miss Froy, an elderly English woman sharing her carriage. But when she wakes up from a few hours’ sleep, Miss Froy has vanished without trace.
As fellow passengers claim the lady never existed, Iris faces danger and intrigue as she fights to discover the fate of Miss Froy – and prove that she’s not going mad.
All 12 episodes from the first four seasons of the BBC's fast-paced modernised crime drama based on the characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Laptops, mobile phones and the internet are the new tools for crime in a modern London under threat from serial killers, bombings and gang warfare.
Sherlock Holmes, the most brilliant intellect of his generation, has a unique analytical brain unlike anyone else's, and staves off the ever-present threat of boredom by solving crimes, the more intricate and baffling the better. Meanwhile, his friend and flatmate, John Watson, is an army doctor invalided home from the battlefields of Afghanistan.
The complete series of the BBC drama based on the historical novels by Philippa Gregory.
Set during the Wars of the Roses, a dynastic struggle for power that dominated the latter part of the 15th century and threatened to tear England apart, the series follows the fortunes of three women who are determined to have their say in the politics of their age, Elizabeth Woodville (Rebecca Ferguson), Margaret Beaufort (Amanda Hale) and Anne Neville (Faye Marsay).
With even King Edward IV (Max Irons) and his manipulative advisor Lord Warwick (James Frain) subject to the ploys of the women, who will prevail in the struggle for power?
Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in this entertaining holiday special.
What if this wasn't the modern day? What if it was the late Victorian period? What if the world's most famous consulting detective and his best friend lived in a Baker Street of steam trains, hansom cabs, top hats and frock coats?
Welcome to Sherlock 1895!
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