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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.

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.

The Body Farm

A crime-drama series following a forensic pathologist and her team as they work at a research facility.

Born and Bred

A young doctor relocates to a small English village to take over his father's practice.

British Antiques Roadshow

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

C

Cold Feet

A British comedy-drama about the intertwining friendships of three thirtysomething couples.

The Coroner

Crime drama following a coroner in a small seaside town.

D

Decline and Fall

Adaption of Evelyn Waugh's comedy novel. When Paul Pennyfeather is unfairly expelled from Oxford University, it kick starts a disastrous chain of events that no one could have anticipated.

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.

Downton Abbey on Masterpiece

This period drama, set in the English countryside which is centered on the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their hierarchy of servants.

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

Grantchester on Masterpiece

A detective drama set in 1950s England, in a small village of Granchester near Cambridge, sees Anglican priest Sidney Chambers forge an unlikely partnership with the local Detective Inspector Geordie Keating after one of the vicars parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances. Chambers' more intuitive techniques of coaxing information from suspects forms the unlikely respect with the over-worked Inspector Keating.

H

Hetty Wainthropp Investigates

Low-key, nonviolent cases with a British housewife-turned-sleuth, set in the countryside of Lancashire. The charm of the title character---played by British sitcom star Patricia Routledge---is her common sense, her feel for human nature and her own good nature. This series has aired (with high ratings) as episodes of PBS's `Mystery!'

Hillary

The life of Sir Edmund Hillary, the New Zealand mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist who, along with Tibetan climber Tenzing Norgay, conquered Mount Everest in 1953.

Hinterland

A Celtic noir series about an enigmatic DCI.

I

I Want My Wife Back

Romantic comedy about one man's attempts to discover why his wife left and win her back.

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.

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

Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages

Penlope Keith's explores the villages.

Pie in the Sky

A retired police detective tries to succeed in the restaurant business, but is constantly called upon to solve mysterious crimes.

R

Raised By Wolves

Comedy series written by Caitlin and Caroline Moran. Set on a Wolverhampton council estate, it's a modern-day reimagining of the brilliant chaos of the Morans' own childhood.

S

Secrets of Great British Castles

Journalist and historian Dan Jones explores the history of Britain's castles.

Shetland

Drama based on the series of stories by Ann Cleeves, in which a detective solves crimes on Scotland's Shetland Isles.

Silent Witness

Drama following a team of forensic pathologists as they conduct murder investigations.

V

Vera

An obsessive British police inspector investigates murders.

W

Waking the Dead

A squad of investigators reopens unsolved murder cases in this British crime drama.

Wonderful World of Gordon Watson