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Sherlock is a modern retelling of the classic story of England's most famous detective, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as John Watson.
The series follows the duo as they solve complex cases in contemporary London, showcasing Sherlock's genius-level intellect and Watson's grounded perspective.
This TV series focuses on the Shelby family, whose many brothers and sisters, cousins and uncles, make up the fiercest gang of all, the "Peaky Blinders". Named for their practice of sewing razor blades into the peaks of their caps, the Peaky Blinders make their money from off-track betting, protection and robbery.
His Dark Materials
This is one of the supreme works of imaginative fiction for both children and adults published in the 20th century.
Northern Lights introduces Lyra, an orphan, who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. In The Subtle Knife she is joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds.
As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds and leads to a thrilling conclusion in The Amber Spyglass.
The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.
Set in 1813, this show follows Tom Hardy's James Keziah Delaney who returns from Africa with 14 ill-gotten diamonds and seeking to avenge his father's death. Refusing to sell the family business to the East India Company, he sets out to build his own trade and shipping empire and finds himself playing a dangerous game with two warring nations, Britain and America.
Set in and around the corridors of power, Bodyguard tells the fictional story of David Budd, a heroic but volatile war veteran now working as a Specialist Protection Officer for the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch (RaSP) of London's Metropolitan Police Service.When he is assigned to protect the ambitious and powerful Home Secretary Julia Montague, whose politics stand for everything he despises, Budd finds himself torn between his duty and his beliefs. Responsible for her safety, is he actually her biggest threat?
DCI John Luther, a brilliant detective, is passionate about his work, but it threatens to derail his personal life. Each episode opens by revealing a killer's identity.
Luther is a psychological crime thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat. The show explores the dark side of human nature.
Line of Duty
Line Of Duty is a drama series which takes a look at the world of police corruption. After a counter-terrorism raid goes wrong, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott refuses to take part in a cover-up. When he is ostracized by colleagues, he transfers to an anti-corruption unit, AC-12, which is led by Superintendent Ted Hastings.
The Night Manager
Jonathan Pine, a former British soldier, works as a night manager in a luxurious hotel. He gets caught up in an undercover sting operation after obtaining incriminating documents.
The Night Manager is a thrilling TV series that follows Pine's journey as he navigates the dangerous world of espionage. Starring Tom Hiddleston and Hugh Laurie.
Merlin is a 13-part drama series that retells the story of the infamous sorcerer. It follows young Merlin's dangerous journey as he encounters legendary and fantastical characters.
The series is set in the mythical City of Camelot, where Merlin faces many challenges. With a new spin on the classic tale, this show is a must-watch for fans of the fantasy genre.