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Malory TowersMalory Towers
BBC iPlayer, 2020 Running | Drama, Family, Adventure, Children
Rating: 4.3/5

Dramatisation of the Enid Blyton Novels. The series is based on the girls' boarding school Benenden School that Blyton's daughter attended, and that relocated during the war to the Cornish seaside.


Ill BehaviourIll Behaviour
BBC iPlayer, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer

When Charlie is diagnosed with cancer, the prognosis is favourable - he's young and healthy and the cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, has been caught early and is a type of cancer that responds well to chemotherapy. Suspicious of drugs and modern medical treatments, Charlie refuses the chemo in favour of a more natural, alternative form of healing. His oldest friends Joel and Tess fear he's written his own suicide note so they decide to hold him hostage and administer the chemo themselves with the help of Nadia, an unstable, alcoholic oncologist.


ChampionChampion
BBC iPlayer, 2023 Running | Drama, Music
Rating: 5/5

Rap sensation Bosco Champion is home from prison, and ready to dominate the music industry once more. But when his dutiful younger sister Vita's own talent is discovered by Bosco's rival, Bulla, she steps out of her brother's shadow to become a performer in her own right, setting the Champion siblings against one another and tearing apart the whole family in the process. A love letter to Black British music set in south London, Champion is a celebration of a sound that has long been the beating heart of our culture.


Amanda & Alan's Italian JobAmanda & Alan's Italian Job

Amanda and Alan: The Italian Job will follow the duo as they join the ranks of the 'One Euro' home buyers, purchasing their own slice of heaven at a bargain price in a little town nestled in the sun-kissed hills of rural Sicily. Armed with a shared passion for travel and interior design they will spend the summer immersing themselves in the Sicilian way of life, as they transform their depilated house into a luxury holiday home.


Can't Get You Out of My HeadCan't Get You Out of My Head
BBC iPlayer, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

This six-part series of films from Bafta award-winning filmmaker Adam Curtis, tells the story of how we got to the strange days we are now experiencing. And why both those in power - and we - find it so difficult to move on. The films trace different forces across the world that have led to now, not just in the West, but in China and Russia as well. It covers a wide range - including the strange roots of modern conspiracy theories, the history of China, opium and opiods, the history of Artificial Intelligence, melancholy over the loss of empire and, love and power. And explores whether modern culture, despite its radicalism, is really just part of the new system of power. Adam Curtis says: "These strange days did not just happen. We - and those in power - created them together."


My Life as a Rolling StoneMy Life as a Rolling Stone
BBC iPlayer, 2022 On Hiatus | Music, Documentary, Biography
Rating: 4/5

Each episode will feature an intimate portrait of one of the band's charismatic members (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and the late Charlie Watts), exploring different dimensions of their personalities, their musical brilliance, and their cultural impact. The series aims to reveal The Rolling Stones' creativity, their inspirations, and how they individually and collectively have overcome adversity, notoriety, and personal demons to write the soundtrack of our times.


Rebel Cheer Squad - A Get Even SeriesRebel Cheer Squad - A Get Even Series
BBC iPlayer, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Children, Sports
Rating: 4/5

The old DGM might have left Bannerman School, but their spirit remains, and there is still a need to get even, wrongs must be righted and injustice has to be fought.


SoldierSoldier

With behind-the-scenes insight into the Infantry Training Centre in Catterick, North Yorkshire, cameras follow a platoon of fresh-faced infantry recruits as they take on a gruelling six-month training course that will push their limits physically and mentally to see if they have what it takes to fight on the frontline in the British Army.


Disco: Soundtrack of a RevolutionDisco: Soundtrack of a Revolution
BBC iPlayer, 2023 Running | Music, History, Documentary
Rating: 1/5

From the sweaty basement bars of 70s New York to the glittering peak of the global charts, how disco conquered the world - its origins, its triumphs, its fall and its legacy.


Gods of SnookerGods of Snooker
BBC iPlayer, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Sports, Reality, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

The golden age of the green baize. From smoky halls to superstardom - the unlikely figures who turned 1980s snooker into a money-spinning sporting soap opera.


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