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Angels BBC TV Serial

Angels (1975)

Angels BBC TV Serial

Drama based at the fictitious St Angela's Hospital in London. 'Angels' was dubbed the 'Z-Cars' of nursing by some critics due to its authentic semi-documentary approach.

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Animal Magic

Animal Magic (1962)

Animal Magic

Presented by the inimitable Johnny Morris, the man who not only spoke to the animals, but also for them, Animal Magic was a firm children's favourite on BBC television for no less than 21 years.

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Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley (1954)

Annie Oakley

Television's first Western heroine was played by Gail Davis and co-starred Brad Johnson as Deputy Sheriff Lofty Craig and Jimmy Hawkins, as Annie's brother, Tagg.

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Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra (1974)

Antony and Cleopatra

ATV's 3 hour presentation of arguably Shakespeare's most celebrated play, which emphasises the futility of the unworldly love of his seemingly perfect couple against the cold calculating worldly might of Octavius.

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Anzacs

Anzacs (1985)

Anzacs

5-part series following the lives of a group of young Australian men who enlist in the 8th Battalion of the First Australian Imperial Force in 1914.

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The Appleyards

The Appleyards (1952)

The Appleyards

Transmitted once a fortnight from 1952 in the Children's Television slot, The Appleyards is generally regarded as Britain's first television soap opera-even if it was made for kids.

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