Tag Archives: bbc

Bleak House (BBC) Rated TV-PG

An estate battle caused by multiple confusing wills hangs over the heads of the heirs. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens. Starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. BBC always does an excellent job of bringing period … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Small (BBC) Rated NR

The trials and misadventures of a country vet in the 1940s. Based on the books, If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet, by James Herriot. Starring Christopher Timothy, Robert Hardy, and Peter Davison. The show … Continue reading

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David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies (BBC) Rated UR

 The evolution of birds is brought to attention by David Attenborough. Starring David Attenborough, Jesse R. Barber, Peter R. Houlihan This series from David Attenborough talks about the evolution of birds. It is beautiful filmed, and Attenborough  showcases the birds at … Continue reading

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David Attenborough’s Rise of Animals (BBC) Rated UR

 David Attenborough reveals the journey of a group of animals as they evolve and how they define us. Starring  David Attenborough. This series tells the story of the evolution of animals as they emerged from the water. The whole series … Continue reading

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Victorian Slum House (PBS) Rated PG

A group of 15 volunteers are transported to Victorian London were they spend three weeks in a recreated Old Nichol slum on London’s East End. Starring Michael Mosley. PBS and BBC have done it again, taking a group of modern- … Continue reading

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She Loves Me Live (2016) Rated NR

A musical based on the book, Parfumerie by Miklós Laszlo. The story takes place in a Parfumerie where the co-workers unknowingly write to and fall in love with each other. It’s the first Broadway show to live stream online through BroadwayHD. Starring … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Edwin Drood (2012) Rated NR

A Masterpiece production of Charles Dickens’ unfinished book, The  Mystery of Edwin Drood. Starring Matthew Rhys, Freddie Fox, Tamzin Merchant. This has to be one of the worst productions I have seen depicting one of Charles  Dickens’ works. I’m not … Continue reading

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The Last Kingdom (BBC) Rated TV-MA

The year is 872, England is being invaded by the Danes. A Saxon nobleman is captured by the Danes and brought up as one of them. Now, his loyalties are tested trying to forge his country into a new future. … Continue reading

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Poldark (BBC) Rated NR

Ross Poldark returns to England after fighting in the American Revolution. Once there, he discovers his home is in disarray, with the woman he loves engaged to his cousin. Based on the Poldark novels by Winston Graham. Starring Aidan Turner, Eleanor … Continue reading

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Secrets and Lies (ABC) Rated TV-14

A man finds the body of a neighbor’s son while out on a run. Soon he becomes the prime suspect. Based on the Australian TV show of the same name. Starring Juliette Lewis, Ryan Phillippe, KaDee Strickland, Dan Fogler, Natalie … Continue reading

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