As the BBC’s longest-running crime drama continues, Leo runs into trouble with the law and finds himself in the middle of a turf war, Nikki investigates the murder of a young girl and a raid on a terrorist cell, and Harry mentors a student who is more interested in the media frenzy over his latest case than pathology.
This gripping series by Andrew Davies brings to life Dickens's powerful story of struggle and hardship in 1820s London. When Arthur Clennam returns to England after many years abroad, his curiosity is piqued by the presence in his mother's house of a young seamstress, Amy Dorrit. Where will Arthur's quest to discover the truth leave him in the scheme of things? And where will it leave the Dorrits?
Filmed on location in Africa, this lavish series is set in the glamorous colonial high society of Kenya in the 1930s. Trevor Eve ("The Politician's Wife") stars as a straight-talking policeman whose methods are viewed with suspicion and rivalry by the cozy expatriate community, as he uncovers a murky web of murders, arson and drug dealing.
This darkly comic satire skewers British social and academic hypocrisy. Richard Johnson (The Camomile Lawn) stars as Gerald Middleton, a retired historian coming to terms with his life's folly, with Tara Fitzgerald as his former flame. Based on the novel by Angus Wilson and adapted for the screen by Andrew Davies (Bridget Jones's Diary).
In the long aftermath of the First World War, 30-year-old Sarah Burton leaves London and comes home to take up the headmistress-ship of a struggling Yorkshire high school for girls. But the homecoming is complicated and before long her ambitions are in conflict with her feelings for the man least likely to have won her heart - Robert Carne, the handsome, haunted gentleman farmer she clashes with.
The Lady Vanishes is a stunning adaptation of the classic 1930s thriller. Iris Carr is traveling across Europe by train when she befriends Miss Froy, an elderly English woman. But when she wakes up from a few hours' sleep, Miss Froy has vanished. As fellow passengers claim the lady never existed, Iris fights to discover the fate of Miss Froy - and prove that she's not going mad.
London, 1851. The city is in the throes of the industrial revolution. However, amongst the dirty red bricks and smoke stacks are four young, thrill-seeking artists. Collectively, this talented but volatile band are known as the Brotherhood. The Brotherhood's quest for artistic immortality takes them into some of the lewdest, darkest and funniest corners of the city.
This gripping new series by Andrew Davies brings to life Dickens's powerful story of struggle and hardship in 1820s London. When Arthur Clennam returns to England after many years abroad, his curiosity is piqued by the presence in his mother's house of a young seamstress, Amy Dorrit. The cold and forbidding Mrs Clennam isn't usually given to charity, so why has she made an exception in taking on Amy? Is she making reparations for a past wrongdoing? Arthur's quest to discover the truth takes him to the Marshalsea Prison for Debt. Here he meets and befriends Amy's father, William Dorrit, who is the prison's longest serving inmate. As he tries to help the Dorrits, Arthur discovers that the dark shadow of debt stretches far beyond the walls of the Marshalsea Prison, to affect the lives of many. Just as it is possible to climb to the very top in London Society's intricate game of snakes and ladders, so it is possible to slip right down. But if Arthur succeeds in unravelling the mystery of his family's past, where will it leave him in the scheme of things? And where will it leave the Dorrits?
Set in Donegal, Ireland during the Great Famine of 1846, Joe, Mark, Paul and Stephen McGann portray the hardworking sons of the Phelan family - two farmers, a schoolteacher and a priest - in a tragic period drama inspired by their search for their Irish roots.