Detective Peter Wendel wants to create an elite team of investigators to crack cold cases. When the police receive a tip that Sweden's most notorious serial killer is a fraud, and therefore eight killers might have gone free, Wendel gets his chance--but only the dregs of the force are available to work the case. Can his lowly group solve these high-profile crimes? Swedish with English subtitles.
This "wickedly offbeat" (Parade), contemporary murder-mystery series follows the adventures of a perennially single detective and her three crime-writing aunts as they solve murders in the picturesque English region of Wildemarsh. Starring Olivia Vinall (The Woman in White, Maigret), Julie Graham (The Bletchley Circle, Shetland), Siobhan Redmond, and Sarah Woodward.
In this "heady tour of earthly delights" (The Guardian), BBC presenter Monty Don travels across the Middle East and beyond in search of paradise gardens. Filled with flowers, fruit, and water features, these wondrous walled spaces are meant to evoke heaven on earth. From Spain and Morocco to Iran and India, Don uncovers the building blocks of their design and the secrets of their creation.
Retired thieves take another crack at crime in this lighthearted British drama starring Warren Clarke (Dalziel and Pascoe), Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and Jenny Agutter (MI-5). But after years of retirement--and, well, just years--do Maurice and Syd still have what it takes? The criminal competes with the comical in six action-packed episodes filled with heists and hijinks.
Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) stars in this true-crime drama as DCI Colin Sutton, the lead detective on a case that captivated Britain. When a young French woman is killed in London, the investigation yields no forensics, motive, or witnesses. But when Sutton connects the crime to two other murders, he realizes he must hunt down a serial killer. "Clunes is a revelation" -The Telegraph (UK).
Inspired by The Commitments, this Britcom hails from the writers and stars of that cult-favorite film. Finn (Angeline Ball, Keeping Faith) is the lead singer of a band, alongside her friend Michelle (Bronagh Gallagher, Pulp Fiction). When Finn's husband (Peter Sullivan, The Borgias) gets out of prison, he learns that she's living with his best mate, and they all must find a way to get along.
Go behind the scenes of the world's biggest film industry with this two-part special providing exclusive access to Bollywood stars and films in production. British TV presenter Anita Rani uncovers the rich history of the famous dance numbers, the secrets behind creating epic action scenes, and the ways that modern Bollywood is using its enormous power to challenge and change Indian society.
"One of the most memorable creations of British TV" (Variety), the cigar-puffing, cheap wine-drinking, Wordsworth-quoting, insult-generating defense barrister Horace Rumpole (Leo McKern, Reilly: Ace of Spies) proves why he's one of Britain's most unexpectedly successful attorneys in this popular classic series.
Fashion is the mirror of history, said Louis XIV. Fusing biography, art, and history, this BBC documentary series explores the lives of historical figures through the clothes they wore. Fashion historian Amber Butchart looks for clues within the portraits, while costumer Ninya Mikhaila reconstructs a range of garments using only period techniques.
Executive Produced by legendary Beatles producer Sir George Martin, this eight-part series combines more than 150 original interviews with rare archival studio footage--and an extensive soundtrack featuring almost 300 songs--to explore the extraordinary impact of recorded music on our lives.
In this beloved, award-winning Canadian series, Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) solves turn-of-the-century Toronto's most intriguing mysteries with the help of Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris, Still Standing); Dr. Julia Ogden (Helene Joy); and Inspector Brackenreid (Thomas Craig). Seasons 4-12 not available in Canada.