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Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

  • Sex Education
  • 8,5/10

4 seasons, 32 episodes

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

Peaky Blinders

Crime Drama United Kingdom 2013

Peaky Blinders

Crime Drama United Kingdom 2013

  • Peaky Blinders
  • 8,5/10

5 seasons, 30 episodes

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Detectorists

Comedy United Kingdom 2014

Detectorists

Comedy United Kingdom 2014

  • Detectorists
  • 8,5/10

3 seasons, 18 episodes

The lives of two eccentric metal detectorists, who spend their days plodding along ploughed tracks and open fields, hoping to disturb the tedium by unearthing the fortune of a lifetime.

Yes, Prime Minister

Comedy United Kingdom 1986

Yes, Prime Minister

Comedy United Kingdom 1986

  • Yes, Prime Minister
  • 8,4/10

2 seasons, 16 episodes

James Hacker MP the Government's bumbling minister for Administrative Affairs is propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. Could this have possibly have been managed by his trusted Permanent Private Secretary, the formidably political Sir Humphrey Appleby who must move to the “Top Job” in Downing Street to support him, together with his much put upon PPS Bernard Wolley. What could possibly go wrong?

Prime Suspect

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1991

Prime Suspect

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1991

  • Prime Suspect
  • 8,4/10

7 seasons, 15 episodes

Highly skilled Detective Inspector Jane Tennison battles to prove herself in a male dominated world.

This Is England '86

Drama United Kingdom 2010

This Is England '86

Drama United Kingdom 2010

  • This Is England '86
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 4 episodes

It's 1986 - the year Maradona ends England's world cup dreams in Mexico; the year Top Gun is the highest grossing film; the year over 3.4 million Brits are unemployed and the year Shaun is leaving school.

Yes Minister

Comedy War & Politics United Kingdom 1980

Yes Minister

Comedy War & Politics United Kingdom 1980

  • Yes Minister
  • 8,3/10

3 seasons, 21 episodes

Set principally in the private office of a British Cabinet minister in the Department of Administrative Affairs in Whitehall, Yes Minister follows the ministerial career of The Rt Hon Jim Hacker MP, played by Paul Eddington. His various struggles to formulate and enact legislation or effect departmental changes are opposed by the British Civil Service, in particular his Permanent Secretary, Sir Humphrey Appleby, played by Nigel Hawthorne. His Principal Private Secretary Bernard Woolley, played by Derek Fowlds, is usually caught between the two. The sequel, Yes, Prime Minister, continued with the same cast and followed the events of the premiership of Jim Hacker after his unexpected elevation to Number 10 upon the resignation of the previous PM.

Porridge

Comedy United Kingdom 1974

Porridge

Comedy United Kingdom 1974

  • Porridge
  • 8,3/10

3 seasons, 18 episodes

Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film also titled Porridge. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, it stars Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale as two inmates at the fictional HMP Slade in Cumberland. "Doing porridge" is British slang for serving a prison sentence, porridge once being the traditional breakfast in UK prisons. The series was followed by a 1978 sequel, Going Straight, which established that Fletcher would not be going back to prison again. Porridge was voted number seven in a 2004 BBC poll of the 100 greatest British sitcoms.

This Is England '86

Drama United Kingdom 2010

This Is England '86

Drama United Kingdom 2010

  • This Is England '86
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 4 episodes

It's 1986 - the year Maradona ends England's world cup dreams in Mexico; the year Top Gun is the highest grossing film; the year over 3.4 million Brits are unemployed and the year Shaun is leaving school.

The White Princess

Drama USA 2017

The White Princess

Drama USA 2017

  • The White Princess
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 8 episodes

The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.

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Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

  • Sex Education
  • 8,5/10

4 seasons, 32 episodes

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

The Crown

Drama United Kingdom USA 2016

The Crown

Drama United Kingdom USA 2016

  • The Crown
  • 8,2/10

5 seasons, 40 episodes

The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

The English Game

Drama United Kingdom 2020

The English Game

Drama United Kingdom 2020

  • The English Game
  • 7,1/10

1 season, 6 episodes

Two 19th-century footballers on opposite sides of a class divide navigate professional and personal turmoil to change the game — and England — forever.

The Best TV Shows: England (2019)

Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

Sex Education

Comedy Drama United Kingdom 2019

  • Sex Education
  • 8,5/10

4 seasons, 32 episodes

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

Drift Lamborghini: Building Mad Mike's Dream Car

Action & Adventure Documentary New Zealand 2019

Drift Lamborghini: Building Mad Mike's Dream Car

Action & Adventure Documentary New Zealand 2019

1 season, 3 episodes

Mad Mike Whiddett is addicted to building cars and his latest passion is converting a Lamborghini Huracan into a drift supercar. Will he have it ready for the 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed?

This Way Up

Comedy United Kingdom 2019

This Way Up

Comedy United Kingdom 2019

2 seasons, 12 episodes

A young woman puts her life back together after suffering from a nervous breakdown.

The Spanish Princess

Drama USA 2019

The Spanish Princess

Drama USA 2019

  • The Spanish Princess
  • 7,6/10

2 seasons, 16 episodes

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.

  • #England

  • #royal family

  • #palace intrigue

The War of the Worlds

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2019

The War of the Worlds

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2019

  • The War of the Worlds
  • 5,9/10

1 season, 3 episodes

In Edwardian England, George and his partner Amy attempt to defy society and start a life together as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

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Doctors

Drama Soap United Kingdom 2000

Doctors

Drama Soap United Kingdom 2000

  • Doctors
  • 4,2/10

21 seasons, 3266 episodes

Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.

Hollyoaks

Soap United Kingdom 1995

Hollyoaks

Soap United Kingdom 1995

  • Hollyoaks
  • 3,9/10

27 seasons, 3013 episodes

The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...

The Bill

Crime Drama United Kingdom 1984

The Bill

Crime Drama United Kingdom 1984

  • The Bill
  • 5,8/10

26 seasons, 2370 episodes

The daily lives of the men and women at Sun Hill Police Station as they fight crime on the streets of London. From bomb threats to armed robbery and drug raids to the routine demands of policing this ground-breaking series focuses as much on crime as it does on the personal lives of its characters.

Casualty

Drama United Kingdom 1986

Casualty

Drama United Kingdom 1986

  • Casualty
  • 4,8/10

36 seasons, 1219 episodes

Drama series about the staff and patients at Holby City Hospital's emergency department, charting the ups and downs in their personal and professional lives.

Dream Team

Drama Soap United Kingdom 1997

Dream Team

Drama Soap United Kingdom 1997

10 seasons, 420 episodes

On and off pitch battles of of the fictional Harchester United Football Club.

Heartbeat

Crime Drama United Kingdom 1992

Heartbeat

Crime Drama United Kingdom 1992

18 seasons, 372 episodes

Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.

Silent Witness

Crime Drama United Kingdom 1996

Silent Witness

Crime Drama United Kingdom 1996

  • Silent Witness
  • 7,5/10

24 seasons, 222 episodes

Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.

  • #England

  • #crime investigation

  • #forensic science

Money for Nothing

Reality United Kingdom 2015

Money for Nothing

Reality United Kingdom 2015

9 seasons, 192 episodes

Entrepreneur Sarah Moore saves things from being dumped and transforms them into valuable pieces, making money for people who had no idea there was cash to be made from their trash.

Midsomer Murders

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1997

Midsomer Murders

Crime Drama Mystery United Kingdom 1997

  • Midsomer Murders
  • 7,7/10

22 seasons, 132 episodes

The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.

The Onedin Line

Drama United Kingdom 1971

The Onedin Line

Drama United Kingdom 1971

8 seasons, 91 episodes

The Onedin Line is a BBC television drama series which ran from 1971 to 1980. The series was created by Cyril Abraham. The series is set in Liverpool from 1860 to 1886 and deals with the rise of a shipping line, the Onedin Line, named after its owner James Onedin. Around this central theme are the lives of his family, most notably his brother and partner, shop owner Robert, and his sister Elizabeth, giving insight into the lifestyle and customs at the time, not only at sea, but also ashore. The series also illustrates some of the changes in business and shipping, such as from wooden to steel ships and from sailing ships to steam ships. It shows the role that ships played in affairs like international politics, uprisings and the slave trade.