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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 Secret GardenThe Secret Garden
BBC One, 1975 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Children
Rating: 3/5

After her parents die, Mary Lennox is sent to live in her embittered uncle's sad and gloomy house on the Yorkshire moors. Left in the care of the servants, the arrogant child soon befriends the maids brother Dickon and her bedridden cousin Colin, and the three of them find new happiness in an overgrown hidden garden which waves its magic on those who enter its walls.


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.


MulberryMulberry
BBC One, 1992 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Fantasy

This strange yet unique and enchanting British Comedy is set in rural England and the manor of the spinster Miss Rose Farnaby, a cantankerous and lonely lady nearing the end of her life. Over the years a distrust has developed between Miss Farnaby and her staff of Bert and Alice Finch. Bert is the gardener and grounds keeper and his wife Alice serves as the cook and housekeeper. Even though they and Miss Farnaby grew up together at the manor, a gap has continued to widen in their relationship. Miss Farnaby, thinking that their loyalty is only an effort to insure she will leave them a good pension when she passes on, while they think she is distancing herself in order to cut them out of her will completely. Into this situation comes Mulberry, the strange and mysterious new companion for Miss Farnaby, who turns everyone's lives upside down by his wit, his manner, and his determination to "change the old routine" and make the gloomy manor a fun place to live.


Celebrity Escape to the CountryCelebrity Escape to the Country
BBC One, 2023 Running | Reality

Celebrity Escape to the Country welcomes an exciting host of well-known faces hoping to make a countryside relocation including the nation's favourite panto dame and King of the Jungle, Christopher Biggins; Bucks Fizz popstar, Cheryl Baker; TV health professional, Doctor Ranj Singh; Strictly Come Dancing's Janette Manrara and Aljaž Škorjanec; and TV quiz sensation, Jenny Ryan AKA 'The Vixen' from The Chase.