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Fresno

Fresno (1986)

Fresno

Criminally underrated comedy miniseries with an all-star cast; Carol Burnett, Bill Paxton, Teri Garr, Dabney Coleman and Charles Grodin, that parodied US Prime Time soap operas such as Dallas, Dynasty and Falcon Crest

An Audience With Bob Monkhouse

An Audience With Bob Monkhouse (1994)

An Audience With Bob Monkhouse

In 1994, viewers got to see Bob Monkhouse excel in a format that he was best at – holding court with anecdotes and wisecracks in front of a live audience of celebrity guests. At a time when the comedy landscape was changing in the UK, Bob proved that quality is never out of date

Boomers

Boomers (2014)

Boomers

Three groups of friends who have lived in each other's pockets for over 30 years now face the challenges and joys of retirement, with differing results...

Covington Cross

Covington Cross (1992)

Covington Cross

In 14th century England, the Grey family deal with romance, political intrigue, and war. This much maligned and heavily criticised series, cancelled during its first run, is deserving of a reappraisal

Don't Ask Me

Don't Ask Me (1974)

Don't Ask Me

Science made fun, presented by a team of eccentric but knowledgeable experts answering questions sent in by viewers and demonstrated in the most outlandish way

The Intruder

The Intruder (1972)

The Intruder

Sixteen-year-old Arnold Haithwaite is an orphan who lives with a man he calls father. His world is turned upside down the day a stranger arrives claiming to be the real Arnold Haithwaite. And so begins an intriguing and atmospheric series which involves the search for truth

Traffik

Traffik (1989)

Traffik

Taking a different look at heroin - as a well-organised, high-profit business, Traffik is an award winning, compelling and gritty exploration of the global drug trade that remains relevant, decades after its release

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost (1974)

Land of the Lost

Children's adventure series in which a father and his two children are transported to a mysterious prehistoric world populated by dinosaurs and primitive humanoids and where they have to rely on quick thinking and bravery to survive

The Night Manager

The Night Manager (2016)

The Night Manager

A former British soldier, now the night manager of a luxury hotel in Cairo, is recruited by a Foreign Office task force investigating illegal arms sales, to infiltrate the inner circle of a ruthless and psychopathic arms dealer

Mother Love

Mother Love (1989)

Mother Love

Diana Rigg gives an award-winning performance in a gripping, disturbing and compelling short series about her character's obsessional maternal love and the lengths she will go to to exact revenge on her ex husband