Based on the book by Steve Wilkins and Jonathan Hill, this true crime drama reveals the gripping story of a groundbreaking case that set the standard for cold case murder investigations. Two unsolved double murders from the 1980s cast a long shadow over the Dyfed-Powys police force. In 2006, Detective Superintendent Steve Wilkins (Luke Evans) decided to reopen both cases. Employing pioneering forensic methods and painstaking detective work, Wilkins and his team found microscopic DNA and fibres potentially linking the murders to a string of burglaries in the ’80s and ’90s. The perpetrator of these crimes was nearing the end of his prison sentence. Could the detectives unearth enough evidence to charge their suspect before he was released – potentially to kill again?
Alan Bennett’s renowned monologues are remade with an extraordinary British cast – with two powerful new pieces added to the collection. Touching on universal themes such as guilt, grief and isolation, Bennett’s masterful monologues have always had a timeless quality. But they feel particularly relevant today. Actors including Jodie Comer, Martin Freeman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sarah Lancashire and Maxine Peake bring Bennett’s haunting work to life with darkly captivating performances. With the actors talking directly to the camera, this is an exceptionally intimate dramatic experience. As the characters unburden their souls, there’s nowhere for the actors – or audience – to hide.
Hear Her - China format of "Snatches: Moments from Women's Lives" - Monologues inspired by women who have spoken out, challenged the status quo or made a stand, often at great personal cost. Initiated by Vicky Zhao Wei and produced by Tencent Video with strong award winning cast and crew. This series will feature universal topics in women’s lives, such as domestic violence, middle-aged crisis, anxiety about appearance and choice in workplace, etc.
The Salisbury Poisonings is a critically acclaimed, landmark drama series, telling the true story of the extraordinary 2018 Novichok attack in Salisbury, and the heroic individuals within the police and public health services who saved a community from a deadly contagion. In March 2018, Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned in the small, picturesque city of Salisbury. The Salisbury Poisonings tells the story of this deadly crisis from the point of view of key figures directly involved, based on first-hand accounts and extensive research. We focus on Detective Sergeant Nick Bailey (Rafe Spall), who unknowingly contaminates himself in the line of duty, devastating his family, and Tracy Daszkiewicz (Anne-Marie Duff), local Director of Public Health, who battles to protect Salisbury residents before things spiral quickly out of control.
The smash-hit whodunit returns, as D.I. Neville Parker attempts to solve a slew of mysterious murders in the sun-soaked Caribbean The hugely popular comedy-drama is back for its tenth anniversary series with its usual combination of baffling murders, intriguing puzzles and famous guest stars. There are also some big surprises in store – starting with the shock return of D.S Florence Cassell. Can Florence help Neville embrace life on the island? New characters turn up on shore – including 18-year-old petty criminal Marlon Pryce, who quickly stirs up trouble. The arrival of twins is the least of JP’s challenges as Marlon, and work, tests him to his limits. Meanwhile, Selwyn finds himself in the firing line and Catherine faces grave danger following the death of a friend.
From BAFTA-nominated writer, director, and producer Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham) Beecham House is set on the cusp of the 19th century in Delhi before the British ruled in that region and tells the extraordinary story of the residents, above and below stairs, of a colonial-era Delhi mansion. This engaging and sumptuous six-part drama is set against a backdrop of corporate expansion and political unrest in turbulent, divided India. We follow enigmatic John Beecham as he struggles to keep his dark past a secret while battling to protect his family and business interests. As the drama unfolds, a web of intricate lies and connections reveals itself, and we watch as both servants and masters live and love, win and lose.
The stylish detective duo are back and Miranda is finally starting to put down roots. Expect more mysterious cases, stunning locations, and special guest stars from this thrilling second series. Max and Miranda’s partnership has finally found its rhythm. And just in time too, because there’s no shortage of murky cases waiting to be cracked. Everything from an opera star singing his final notes in the famous Drax caves, to the dark history of the Spanish Civil War resurfacing all too literally. With even more dramatic landscapes and a host of special guest stars, it’s a sizzling return for this exhilarating detective drama.
When the goddaughter and namesake of Florence Nightingale is found on a train to Hastings with her skull caved in, the subsequent investigation and public outcry fail to catch the killer. Driven to distraction by the lack of progress and the failure of the police, Florence’s partner of twenty-six years – Mabel Rogers – begins her own investigation. But having found a number of suspects, Mabel cannot find proof which will expose the murderer. At her wits’ end she makes an appeal to Agatha Christie and together they set out to catch the killer.
As the Blitz rages and her future is threatened by fallout from the war, Agatha Christie makes the decision to kill off her most famous creation. London 1940: After writing twelve Poirot novels in six years, Agatha should be a rich woman. Instead, she’s struggling to make ends meet. As the money runs out, she concocts a plan to kill off her most famous creation and sell the manuscript to a superfan. When Agatha’s would-be-buyer suffers a heart attack, it seems unfortunate but benign. When her manuscript is stolen, a wider conspiracy begins to take shape. As the bombs fall and the bodies pile up, the danger of her situation becomes apparent: the only thing more valuable than the last ever Poirot novel is the last ever book written by Agatha Christie.
It has been two years since the sensation caused by her eleven-day disappearance and Agatha is contemplating giving up detective novels to pursue a serious literary career. Seeking escape and inspiration, she travels to Baghdad on an archaeological tour. What she finds is turmoil: the world’s biggest oil field has just been discovered and Iraq’s ancient treasures are under threat. Agatha also finds a charming, naive young archaeologist, Max, who needs her help as a series of murders unfold in the faded grandeur of the villa where they are staying. Has Agatha met her match?
A brilliantly tense, smouldering police noir, based on the worldwide best-selling novels of Tara French. In the woods outside Dublin, the body of a young girl is found. The mysterious murder harks back to a decades-old case, and for the investigating officers, it unlocks secrets long hidden. We follow partners Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox as they investigate the murder, but the complicated web of intrigue and secrecy quickly leads them into dark, sinister territory. With nail-biting tension, each officer is led to their own reckoning as they are forced to confront their own connections to the case and find out what lengths they will go to keep their dark pasts well buried. This is atmospheric, edge-of-your-seat viewing, essential for any lover of chilling crime drama.
Melding fantasy, comedy and crime, The Watch is a modern and inclusive series with broad appeal. Inspired by the characters created by Sir Terry Pratchett. In this comedic yet thrilling series, an unlikely group of misfits – The City Watch – find the guts to save the world, surprising even themselves in the process. Trolls, werewolves, wizards and other improbable heroes are pitted against an evil plot to resurrect a great dragon that would lead to the destruction of life as they know it.
A Palestinian assassin is targeting prominent Israelis. An English actress is recruited by the Israelis to infiltrate the assassin's terrorist cell. This will require all of her acting talents and put her at considerable risk.
Fresh out of Glasgow Veterinary College, James Herriot (Nicholas Ralph) follows his dream to become a vet in the magnificent Yorkshire Dales. He soon discovers that treating the animals is as much about treating their owners, and the Dales’ farmers are a tough crowd to please.
At Skeldale House James gets to know his newly formed dysfunctional family; his chaotic and erratic boss Siegfried Farnon (Samuel West), his wayward brother Tristan (Callum Woodhouse) and the shrewd Mrs Hall (Anna Madeley) who is endlessly steering the ship. When local beauty Helen Alderson (Rachel Shenton) attracts James’ attention he finds another, more enduring reason to stay in the Dales.
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