This series offers an intriguing behind-the-scenes peek at a British institution: the bed and breakfast. Four pairs of B&B owners take turns staying at one another's establishments, rating everything from furnishings to fry-ups, in a competition to determine who runs the best B&B. Series One features hoteliers based in picturesque locales including Oxfordshire, South Wales, and Edinburgh. CC Available.
After 20 years of marriage and two grown children, suburban housewife Hester Fields (Julia McKenzie, Marple) is ready for a new challenge. And it doesn't seem to matter what it is--she dabbles in painting, jogging, cooking, pottery, and even fencing. Her staid accountant husband, William (Anton Rodgers, May to December), feels no such need for change, yet somehow always seems to get dragged into Hester's exploits. Each morning he sets off for the office, never knowing what he'll face when he returns home. Some of his wife's self-improvement projects are flops, others outright disasters. But with Hester trying something new each day, life is never dull for the Fields. "Julia McKenzie and Anton Rodgers are wonderful as a couple whose lives have a kind of universal appeal" (Los Angeles Times) in this affable Britcom. CC Available.
Directed by Adrian Sibley (director of BAFTA award-winning The Show Must Go On, Baz Luhrmann) and narrated by Rupert Everett (My Best Friend's Wedding), this definitive documentary takes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's most eminent and unique culinary establishments as it embarks on its first major renovation in 25 years. At the heart of London's theatreland, The Ivy's renowned decor and dining experience has earned it a global fame on a par with its star-studded clientele. Now, The Ivy's charismatic director, Fernando Peire and his outspoken Executive Chef, Gary Lee are undertaking an extraordinary transformation, while simultaneously welcoming camera crews into the restaurant for the first time in its history.
In this gorgeously shot documentary, Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) is on a quest to discover the islands of Australia. There are over 8,000 to choose from, and Martin visits 16 that offer a cross-section of island life. Along the way, he learns about the diversity, history, and challenges of island life Down Under.CC Available.
Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) and Neil Morrissey (Line of Duty) star in this genre-defining Britcom about a pair of outrageous yet endearing flatmates who relish late night beers and rambling conversations. Hailed as a "superb chronicle of the sordid joys of bachelor existence" (Evening Standard) with "a wonderful script and wonderful performances" (Daily Mirror), this iconic series co-stars Caroline Quentin (Blue Murder) and Leslie Ash (Where the Heart Is). CC Available.
Homicide, blackmail, greed, and betrayal: just a taste of what goes on behind the well-trimmed hedges of Midsomer County in this deliciously sinister series. CC Available. PLEASE NOTE: Series 1-17 includes ALL of the episodes from U.S. Sets 1-26.
Cutting-edge Victorian science meets cunningly plotted mystery in this award-winning Canadian TV drama. CC Available. SEASONS 4-10 NOT AVAILABLE IN CANADA.
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.
Tara Rafferty (Amy Huberman, The Clinic) is living the good life: she's a successful Dublin lawyer engaged to a fellow solicitor. But Tara's life is turned upside down after she discovers her betrothed in bed with a colleague. Abandoning her wedding plans (and her job), Tara strikes out on her own, starting an unconventional private practice. Hailed as "a roaring success" (Irish Independent), this legal drama charmed audiences across the pond, quickly becoming Ireland's #1 new drama. Neil Morrissey (Line of Duty, Grantchester, The Night Manager) and Rory Keenan (War & Peace, Peaky Blinders) co-star.