Black Books follows the antics of the foul tempered and wildly eccentric bookshop owner Bernard Black, his long haired and equally long-suffering assistant Manny, and his best and possibly only friend Fran.
This BAFTA Award winning drama stars Michael Kitchen (Foyle's War) as Welsh lawyer Major Herbert Rowse Armstrong, who has been charged with the murder of his wife and the attempted murder of a colleague, Oswald Martin (David Thewlis, Harry Potter series). Based on a true story.
Two British widows who met at a wedding trade letters in which they attempt to one-up each other with stories and events from their lives. Based on the iconic BBC radio show, this 10-part series stars Maureen Lipman (The Pianist) and Anne Reid (Last Tango In Halifax). CC Available.
Lovingly raised by a priest at a Catholic boarding school, Valentijn Rixtus Bentinck (Daan Schuurmans) not only received an exemplary education but also an impressive inheritance. No wonder he lives by the motto 'Every day is Valentine's Day!' But although his life is full of exciting adventures, the mystery of his origins continues to haunt him.
Provincial heiress Lydia Aspen grows from bashful teen to wild jazz-age flapper while toying with the affections of a young writer and three other men who fall passionately in love with her. Loving the beautiful, brazen, impulsive Lydia is both dangerous and irresistible. A story of the joy and sorrow of young love that recreates late 1920s and early 1930s England in exquisite detail, Love for Lydia is based on the novel by H.E. Bates (My Uncle Silas). A PBS Masterpiece Theatre classic, the 13-part miniseries stars Mel Martin (Poldark, The Pallisers), Jeremy Irons (Brideshead Revisited), Christopher Blake (Brookside), and Peter Davison (Campion, All Creatures Great and Small).
Cutting-edge Victorian science meets cunningly plotted mystery in this award-winning Canadian TV drama. CC Available. SEASONS 4-10 NOT AVAILABLE IN CANADA.
Pam Ferris (Call the Midwife) and Thomas Craig (Murdoch Mysteries) co-star in this long-running UK drama set in a fictional Yorkshire town. Warmhearted and humane, the series follows a group of nurses who are fiercely dedicated to both their jobs and their families.CC Available.
1920s London. A murder, brutal and bloodthirsty, has stained the plush carpets of a handsome London townhouse. The victim is the glamorous and rich Emily French (Kim Cattrall). All the evidence points to Leonard Vole (Billy Howle), a young chancer to whom the heiress left her vast fortune and who ruthlessly took her life. At least, this is the story that Emily's dedicated housekeeper Janet Mackenzie (Monica Dolan) stands by in court. Leonard however, is adamant that his partner, the enigmatic chorus girl Romaine (Andrea Riseborough), can prove his innocence. Tasked with representing Leonard is his solicitor John Mayhew (Toby Jones) and King's Counsel, Sir Charles Carter KC (David Haig).