This sweet, refreshing family drama hailed as "wonderful" (Tribune News Service) follows recent widower George Turner's impulsive decision to start afresh. Turner packs up his two teenage children and moves from the hustle and bustle of Sydney to the New Zealand coastal town of Weld, where he spent his summer vacations as a child. The Aussie invaders quickly become the center of attention in this small town populated by weird and wonderful locals. CC Available.
Inspired by Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show!, this BBC sitcom is written by and stars Steve Delaney as Count Arthur Strong, an elderly, pompous, out-of-work actor with delusions that he is a show-business legend. CC Available. Due to UK election coverage, Series 3, Episode 3 will not air for several weeks. We will resume adding a new episode each Monday once Episode 3 premieres in the UK.
Anthony Andrews (Brideshead Revisited) anchors this classic British series about a team of bomb disposal experts. Set during the Second World War, Andrews stars as Lieutenant Brian Ash, a member of the unexploded bomb (UXB) unit tasked with disarming and destroying thousands of potentially lethal ordnance. CC Available.
A drama series about food, love and infidelity in Cornwall. Leo Vincent (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones, Jack Taylor) is a successful chef with more than a few secrets: he stole most of his recipes from his ex-wife Gina (Dawn French, The Vicar of Dibley), who he cheated on for years. Now married to "the other woman" (Emilia Fox, Silent Witness), Leo is having yet another affair...with Gina. After a shocking death, Gina is forced to evaluate her closest relationships. CC Available.
Based on the beloved memoir by Elspeth Huxley, this BAFTA-nominated drama stars Hayley Mills (Pollyanna, Wild at Heart), David Robb (I, Claudius), and Holly Aird (Waking the Dead) as a British family who relocate to British East Africa (now Kenya) in order to set up a coffee plantation. Shot on location, this engaging series explores the trials and tribulations of the Grant family as they face everything from deadly animals to tensions with other colonists.
The Heart GuyHugh Knight is a rising star in the Sydney heart surgery ranks. He is gifted, charmed, and infallible: a hedonist who - due to his sheer talent - believes he can live outside the rules. But after an incident involving drugs and alcohol, his world comes crashing down. Placed on the Impaired Registrants List for his part in the debacle by the Medical Board, he is banned from surgery and can only work as a local doctor. CC Available.
The beautiful, haunting shores of Scotland's most iconic loch is the stunning backdrop for the new six-part crime drama. In a community nourished and sustained by myth and bordered by untamed nature, the search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for local detective Annie Redford (Laura Fraser, Breaking Bad). Within the tightly knit town, a sense of horror begins to dawn as the villagers realize that there is more than one kind of monster in their midst. Also starring Siobhan Finneran (Happy Valley). CC Available. Not available in Canada.
John Ridd was just a boy when the villainous Carver Doone callously murdered his father. Now a young man, John has two driving passions: his thirst for revenge against the outlaw Doones, and his love for the beautiful Lorna, daughter of his sworn enemies. Clive Owen (Children of Men, Closer), Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings, Sharpe), and a luminous Polly Walker (Rome, State of Play) star in this action-packed adventure set in lawless 17th-century England during the Monmouth rebellion. CC Available.
Film, theatre, and television greats Sir Ian McKellan and Dame Judi Dench star in this Royal Shakespeare Company production filmed for TV. CC Available.
Historian and author Lucy Worsley (Empire of the Tsars, Henry VIII's Six Wives), this fascinating documentary explores the period during which Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart resided in London as a child. During this productive time, Mozart composed his first symphony at eight years old. CC Available.
Jean Price (Penelope Keith, To the Manor Born, Good Neighbors) has just been elected Member of Parliament for the left-wing Labour Party. Now her real work begins: getting along with her chauvinist fellow MPs while navigating the Machiavellian world of Westminster. As Tory snob Sir Godfrey Eagan (George Baker, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries) tells her-a bit too gleefully-"Parliament is Parliament, tradition is tradition, and rules is rules." CC Available.
Richard Roxburgh (Moulin Rouge!, Van Helsing) is Cleaver Greene, a brilliant barrister battling self-destructive tendencies in this hit Australian comedy-drama. As a lawyer, Cleaver prefers to defend those who are utterly hopeless and probably guilty; his clients include murderers, bigamists, and even cannibals. Despite his roguish ways, Cleaver's wit and charm have won him many cases and loyal friends over the years. Guest stars in this "smart, cheeky, and funny legal series" (Newcastle Herald, Australia) include Oscar(R) nominee Rachel Griffiths (Brothers & Sisters), Hugo Weaving (The Lord of the Rings films), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), and Noah Taylor (Game of Thrones). CC Available.
Tony Robinson (Blackadder) is back as the leader of Time Team, a band of archaeologists, historians, surveyors, geophysicists, and other assorted experts determined to unearth mysteries concealed by topsoil and time. CC Available.
This delightful British series follows celebrities and their faithful canine friends through some of the UK's most gorgeous landscapes. Ben Fogle and his labrador Storm take a stroll along the beach in the unique landscape of Dungeness, Angela Griffin takes her cockadoodle' Smith to the a waterfall in the Yorkshire Dales where Hollywood came calling, and impressionist Jon Culshaw walks Alfie through the epic mountains of Snowdonia. Midsomer Murders star John Nettles also makes an appearance. CC Available.
The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, comprised of 17 unique 1920's carriages, is the world's most luxurious train journey. The program follows the 40 staff-members and 180 passengers - as they make the 36 hour journey across Europe, despite having no Wi-Fi or showers. This season the old train has a new broom, Pascal Deyrolle, who steps in as the suave and sophisticated General Manager. To stay at the top of the game, no detail is too small for Pascal - but will the staff meet his standards? CC Available. Not Available in Canada.