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The Last Kingdom
The Last Kingdom is a historical drama series based on Bernard Cornwell's best-selling novels. It follows the story of The Saxon Stories.
Writer Stephen Butchard adapted the series, which has eight hour-long episodes. It is a gripping tale of war, loyalty and love set in the 9th century AD.
Top Gear is a car-related show where Jeremy, Richard, and James discuss everything from new cars to fuel. The show is now hosted by Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc.
The show has been on the air for many years and is known for its humorous approach to car reviews and challenges. It premiered in 2002.
"Torchwood" is a sci-fi series, a spin-off from "Doctor Who", about a group of rogue investigators in Cardiff who solve alien and human crimes.
The team is led by Captain Jack Harkness, an immortal time traveler, and they use advanced technology to protect Earth from extraterrestrial threats.
Life is among the living is tough enough, but imagine a household comprised of a 120-year-old vampire, a highly intelligent werewolf, and an agoraphobic ghost who died under mysterious circumstances. This unlikely contemporary drama is a slice of life as seen through the perspective of the supernatural.
QI is a British comedy panel show that tackles questions about the unknowns of the world, such as life, consciousness, and the universe.
Hosted by Stephen Fry and later Sandi Toksvig, the show features a rotating panel of comedians who earn points for interesting answers rather than correct ones.
This is Going to Hurt
Set on labour ward, This is Going to Hurt documents the heart-lifting highs and gut-wrenching lows, offering a brutally honest depiction of life as a junior doctor and the toll the job can take back home. Kay scribbled his diaries in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, and tells of the 97-hour weeks, the life and death decisions, the constant tsunami of bodily fluids and the fact the hospital parking meter earns more than doctors.
Carey Mulligan is starring in the David Hare created drama that explores the spiraling repercussions surrounding the fatal shooting of a pizza delivery man. New cast includes John Simm (Life on Mars), Nicola Walker (Spooks) and Billie Piper (Doctor Who, Penny Dreadful).Set over the course of four days, the story centers on Detective Inspector Kip Glaspie (Mulligan), who refuses to accept that the murder is a random act of senseless violence and becomes determined to discover if there is a darker truth. Politician David Mars (Simm) instantly is embroiled in the drama through his turbulent relationship with his troubled and unpredictable ex, Karen (Piper). All the while, Jane Oliver (Walker), a compassionate vicar, struggles to conceal her affair with the only witness to the crime.
Vienna Blood follows Max Liebermann, a student of Sigmund Freud, as he assists Detective Rheinhardt in solving a string of murders in 1900s Vienna.
The murders occur in the grand cafes and opera houses of the city, and the duo must navigate high society and the seedy underbelly of Vienna to uncover the truth.
The North Water
Set in the UK and the ice floes of the Arctic in the late 1850s, The North Water tells the story of Patrick Sumner, a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as ship's doctor on a whaling expedition to the Arctic. On board he meets Henry Drax, the harpooner, a brutish killer whose amorality has been shaped to fit the harshness of his world. Hoping to escape the horrors of his past, Sumner finds himself on an ill-fated journey with a murderous psychopath. In search of redemption, his story becomes a harsh struggle for survival in the Arctic wasteland.
Cunk On Earth
Tells the story of our greatest inventions such as the wheel, the Mona Lisa and nuclear power. Along the way, she will ask experts hard-hitting questions about humanity's progress, as well as standing near impressive old ruins, or inside museums.