"Intensely fascinating" and "riveting" (The Telegraph), this British docuseries follows specialist units of the Manchester police as they endure the highs and lows of solving murders and sex crimes. The detectives allow unprecedented access into their work as they gather evidence, interrogate suspects, and testify in court on everything from headline-grabbing cases to perilous manhunts.
Leo Vincent (Iain Glen, Game of Thrones) is a successful chef with a secret: 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," Leo is having yet another affair...with Gina. After a shocking death, Gina is forced to evaluate her closest relationships.
What happens when a couple are perfect together, but everything else in their lives is a mess? Londoners Tom (Jonny Sweet, Babylon) and Ellen (Cara Theobold, Downton Abbey) are experiencing the thrill of new love, but the intrusions of real life-family, work, friends, and exes-threaten to unravel their budding relationship. "Hilarious romantic comedy…deserves to be a hit" (Chortle.co.uk).
Take an epic journey into ancient Africa’s art and culture with this eye-opening BBC documentary. Historian Dr. Gus Casely-Hayford visits the spectacular monuments of Nubia, explores the mysterious ruins of Great Zimbabwe, discovers the art and technology of ancient Benin, and tours magnificent Ethiopian monasteries carved out of solid rock, casting new light on a long-neglected subject.
This beautifully shot, elegiac drama is a coming-of-age story set in a remote English valley post-WWI. Raised by his kindly mother (Samantha Morton, In America) among a pack of siblings, Laurie Lee experiences the wonders of love and friendship but also the brutality of loss and death. "Brilliant performances underpin a lyrical, languid, and poetic adaptation [of Lee's memoir]" -The Telegraph.
Two-time BAFTA Award nominee Simon Callow (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Shakespeare in Love) stars in this Britcom as Henry Palmer, a 70-year-old who doesn't feel his age. Recently widowed, Henry has had enough of upstanding retirement and rebels against society's injustices with his friends, charity shop owner Margaret (Anita Dobson, EastEnders) and old hippie Charles (Bill Paterson, Outlander).
In this celebration of Britain’s history, culture, and traditions, actors Maureen Lipman (The Pianist) and Larry Lamb (New Tricks) join stars such as Benedict Cumberbatch, Emilia Fox, and Peter Davison as they travel the country to discover what makes British heritage great. "Hidden gem…gently informative amble around [Britain's] crafts, skills, and cultures" -Express (UK).
Set in the 1950s, this Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated BBC drama delves into the high-stakes world of TV news. Ben Whishaw (Spectre), Romola Garai (Emma), and Dominic West (The Affair) headline an all-star cast that includes Anna Chancellor (Ordeal by Innocence) and Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who). "Among the best of [its] genre...with a style and intelligence all its own" -The New York Times.
At any one time, over 80% of Britain's publicly owned art collection is locked away in storage. Among this secret treasure trove are some of the finest works of art the public owns. Dr. Bendor Grosvenor and Jacky Klein seek out the work of some of the biggest names in art, lying hidden in local museums and country houses all across Britain.
Detective Tommy Murphy (James Nesbitt, Cold Feet, Match Point) has nothing left to lose. Guilt-ridden over the death of his young daughter, who was slain by the IRA, he flees to London to work undercover assignments for the Metropolitan Police in this gritty and "eminently watchable" (San Francisco Chronicle) mystery series.
This hilarious comedy of errors follows a young couple through three momentous weeks in their lives: the lead-up to their wedding, before the birth of their baby, and through Christmas with their families. As accident-prone Howard (Ben Miller, Death in Paradise) makes a mess of everything, his long-suffering love (Sarah Alexander, Coupling) and in-laws wonder what else can possibly go wrong.
Dutch with English subtitles. This lighthearted series features the adventures of playboy Valentijn Rixtus Bentinck. Lovingly raised by a priest at a Catholic boarding school, Valentijn received an exemplary education as well as an impressive inheritance. However, while his life is full of excitement, he longs to solve the mystery of his origins.
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.
Ashley Jensen stars in this quintessentially British village mystery based on the bestselling books by M.C. Beaton. Burnt out on office politics, Agatha Raisin retires early to a quaint village in the Cotswolds and soon finds a second career as an amateur detective investigating mischief, mayhem, and murder in her deceptively devious town.