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Mad About AliceMad About Alice
BBC One, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy

A family sitcom about Alice and Doug, a couple who split up long before their marriage was over and who, because of their nine-year old son, Joe, are still very much a part of each other's lives.


Satellite CitySatellite City
BBC One, 1995 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy

"Satellite City is to Wales what 'Father Ted' is to Ireland, what 'My Family' is to England. It is captures the very essence of Welsh humour and is the epitome of typical valley life. Much loved and cherished by many, it is possibly the most talked about and fondly remembered Welsh sitcoms ever. Satellite City has lasting comedy appeal and still to this day its humour has the ability to make people genuinely laugh, Welsh or not."


The Mad DeathThe Mad Death
BBC One, 1983 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Horror

The Mad Death is a TV series set in Britain during an outbreak of rabies. It all begins when an infected pet cat is smuggled into the country. The show explores the consequences of this illegal act as the nation grapples with the spread of the 'mad death' disease. Viewers will witness the impact of the outbreak on society and the efforts to control and contain the situation.


ArmadilloArmadillo
BBC One, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller

The British-American thriller Armadillo stars James Frain as Lorimer Black, a slick, well-spoken insurance loss adjustor whose supremely confident and aristocratic public image is a smokescreen for the insecurities stemming from his Gypsy background. Black finds himself straddling his past, present, and future as he investigates a suspicious hotel fire which may be linked with a large-scale fraud involving his own company. Along the way, he romances Flavia (Catherine McCormack), a very married - and very miserable - actress.


Rick Stein's German BiteRick Stein's German Bite
BBC One, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Travel, Cooking/Food, Documentary

Rick Stein sets out on his German voyage with his usual appetite to unearth some of the country's hidden culinary gems. As always, Rick seeks out enticing fishing opportunities and is on the hunt for the most tantalising seafood - but this journey is different to most because it is one that is very close to Rick's heart. Although Rick has always known he was of German descent, he knows very little of his German family - but the one thing he is sure of is that he wouldn't have the business he has today without them. In the early 70s, he inherited £10,000 from a great uncle that he never knew, money which provided him with a great investment in his restaurant.


Noel's House PartyNoel's House Party
BBC One, 1991 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Music, Game Show, Variety

Set in Noel Edmonds' fictitious grand house in the equally fictitious town of Crinkley Bottom, the show centres around games involving the studio audience and special guest celebrities. Contestants can "grab a grand", home viewers can be caught out live in their own homes and celebrities get their just desserts in the gunge tank.


Floyd's Fjord FiestaFloyd's Fjord Fiesta
BBC One, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary

Join Keith Floyd as he embarks on an exciting culinary adventure! In this seven-part series, Floyd traverses the frozen arctic wastelands of Lapland, crosses Sweden and Denmark, visits Norway's majestic fjords, and finally takes in the sights of Greenland, cooking tasty gourmet delicacies along the way. From Herring Fillets with Dill and Parsley; to Smoked Loin of Pork in Cherry Sauce; Scandinavian cuisine is brought vividly to life. The recipes are simple to follow and as always, Floyd shares his trademark witticisms and entertaining travelogue anecdotes.


Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?
BBC One, 1952 Cancelled/Ended | Game Show

A panel of experts is challenged to identify a series of unusual objects.


Running Scared (1986)Running Scared (1986)
BBC One, 1986 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Children

A young girl finds herslef on the run from an evil villian organising inner-city protection rackets.


The Liver BirdsThe Liver Birds
BBC One, 1969 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy

The story of two young women sharing a flat in Liverpool in the early 1970. Although there were several cast changes during the life of the series, a posh vs common theme ran throughout. The original cast was Dawn (Pauline Collins) and Beryl Hennessey (Polly James), but Sandra Hutchinson (Nerys Hughes) replaced Dawn from Series 2 onward. Carol Boswell (Elizabeth Estensen) eventually replaced Beryl. Also notable was Mollie Sugden (Are you being Served) playing Sandra's snobbish mother. The storylines for this comedy usually revolved around the pair's troubles in their relationships with men, problems at work, and interfering families.