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Il commissario MontalbanoIl commissario Montalbano
RaiUno, 1999 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Rating: 4.9/5

Commissario Montalbano is a police inspector with a small team in a remote village in Sicily. Episodes are from the books of Andrea Camilleri.


Worzel Gummidge (2019)Worzel Gummidge (2019)
BBC One, 2019 On Hiatus | Comedy, Drama, Family, Children
Rating: 1/5

Worzel Gummidge is inspired by the classic books of Barbara Euphan Todd.


Arne DahlArne Dahl
SVT1, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Swedish drama adaptations of the thriller author Arne Dahl's stories.


Stella BlómkvistStella Blómkvist
Other, 2017 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Stella Blómkvist is based on a series of books penned by an author using the pseudonym of the same name, and sees Heida Reed (Poldark) play a hard-nosed lawyer who takes on mysterious murder cases and goes up against the country's political elite.


FalcónFalcón
Sky Atlantic, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime
Rating: 3/5

This is a drama series which sees Inspector Javier Falcon being brought to life from Robert Wilson's iconic books. The series focuses on Javier Falcón, a Chief Inspector in the Seville police whose personal and professional life end up being compromised by dark secrets from the past.


Mapp And LuciaMapp And Lucia
BBC One, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

A series based on the books by E. F. Benson and set in the English countryside of the 1930's. The Mapp and Lucia of the title are two middle aged women who exist in a permanent state of one-upmanship with each other. Always trying to have the last word or to arrange the better garden party. In many ways this is the female version of the equally wonderful Jeeves & Wooster, it is set in the same era and they both follow the adventures of the English gentry.


KoskinenKoskinen
Nelonen, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery
Rating: 4/5

Follows the Tampere Police's Violent Crime Unit. The head of the unit, Sakari Koskinen, and his team will face, among other things, a serial killer, a failed jewel robbery, a suspicion of murder in a psychiatric hospital, arson and drug crimes around a drug gang. In his work, Koskinen has to endure brutal crimes, which is why he has difficulty finding balance and peace in his own private life. The series is based on the commissioner Kiosinen's book series created by Seppo Jokinen, which has been describing the work of police officers for almost 25 years.


The Animals of Farthing WoodThe Animals of Farthing Wood
BBC One, 1993 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Adventure, Children
Rating: 5/5

This animated series is based on the books by Colin Dann. It follows a group of animals who are forced to leave their home in Farthing Wood as it is being destroyed by humans and journey to a wildlife sanctuary called White Deer Park. With the long and dangerous journey ahead of them the animals take the Oath of Protection. This means that they must protect and help one another and most importantly not eat one another. Following their guide Toad and their leader Fox, the animals consisting of predators like Owl, Kestrel, Badger and Adder and smaller animals like Rabbits, Hares and Mice take off on a journey that will not only make them legends but friends as well.


A Miss Mallard MysteryA Miss Mallard Mystery
TeleToon, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Adventure, Crime, Children, Animation

A Miss Mallard Mystery is a Sino-Canadian mystery animated series produced by Cinar and Shanghai Animation Film Studio for the Teletoon network and OTV, loosely based on the Robert Quackenbush book series. Each show focuses on Miss Mallard and her nephew Willard Widgeon as they visit various places around the world, solving mysteries. All characters in the show are ducks or resemble ducks.


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