Charles is from a family with little money. Sebastian's family is wealthy. The two become friends at Oxford. When Sebastian invites his friend to dinner, Charles becomes involved with Sebastian's family. After Charles becomes an officer in the British Army he and his company are moved to an English country house that he realizes is Sebastian's family home. Here he discovers memories of his youth and young manhood, his loves, life, and a journey of...
Heaven help the murderer who crosses paths with G.K. Chesterton's cassocked crime-solver, Father Brown. Despite his absentminded air, the kindly priest always manages to confound criminals with his inescapable logic and keen understanding of the human condition. Often joined by his friend, thief turned private investigator Hercule Flambeau, Father Brown unravels devious schemes in 1920s England.
Charlie is married to the scandalous Victoria, but is in love with her sister Florence. Charlie goes off to war in search of redemption. On the front lines, he battles not only the enemy, but also the demons of self-doubt which have plagued him throughout his life. One day, Charlie witnesses a murder and must decide whether to protect his abusive father or tell the truth.
Appropriate adults: When an 8 year old girl disappears near the local woods, foul play is suspected as circumstances point to a seemingly harmless 20 year old with Down's Syndrome.
Quarry: Two animal rights activists are murdered following a protest of a fox hunt.
Paying the price: A ruthless kidnapper tests Frost's skills to the full - it proves a tough case to crack and, for one woman, time is running out.
Penny for the guy: A manpower shortage and a rash of child kidnapped for ransom force a vacationing Frost back to work partnering with beautiful but ambitious DS Liz Maud.
House calls: Jack is in charge of the case of a three month old corpse found in the coal bin of an abandoned farm house.
Appendix man: Hazel Wallace returns from her training as the new Detective Sergeant. Supt. Mullett assigns her to sorting the mess left behind by DI Frost while...
Care and protection: DI Jack Frost has to cope with the impending death of his wife as he investigates the disappearance of a young girl and a 30 year old cold case.
A minority of one: While Frost is investigating a series of burglaries in a black area of Denton, one of his informants, a single mother, is murdered as Mullett worries about bad press.
Widows and orphans: Frost investigates two serial criminals preying on senior women, a burglar and...
Happily married one day and widowed the next, Cathy Walker feels her way through her first year as a suddenly single woman. Some days it would be easier to rebuild her life without well-intentioned advice and often hilarious help from her son, her brother, and their girlfriends. Thank heaven for Cathy's lifelong friend Michael, who keeps a loving eye on her.
This spectacular drama reimagines one of literature's most enduring heroes, the great warrior Beowulf. Featuring an ensemble cast of fascinating and fantastical characters, this epic drama follows Beowulf as he strives to be a man as well as hero, challenging the notions of good and evil, heroes and villains, and the rule of law against one's moral code.
"At the height of World War II, France is occupied and all of England is in peril. Col. James "Cad" Cadogan will use any means necessary to get the intelligence he needs, even sending civilians to work undercover behind enemy lines. Based on the real-life stories of women recruited by Britain's Special Operations Executive, this suspenseful drama series follows wife and mother Liz Grainger and half-Jewish factory girl Matty Firman from training in...
With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
They employed a brutality which is staggering by today's standards. A fresh look at some of the world's most fascinating, iconic, and truly ruthless leaders, how they came to power and stayed in power, how they treated their subjects, friends and family, demonstrated battlefield leadership and achieved transformations at home.
From the mind of mystery maven Agatha Christie comes what is considered to be the original crime-solving couple, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. Redefining the conventions of the mystery genre, providing a prototype for many male/female detective teams that followed.
Includes four all-new, feature-length mysteries. From the death of a woman found on the Northumberland cliffs to the body of a fisherman pulled out of the sea, these cases prove to be some of the most difficult and emotional in Vera's career.
Follows the lives of a group of doctors and nurses working in a London hospital, a world in which everything and everyone has their place. But underneath this veneer simmers a cauldron of lies and guilty secrets, driven by love, ambition and sex. Breathless opens in 1961, a time when Britain was on the brink of the '60s revolution, abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just available to married women.
Brought to life by a stellar, award-winning ensemble cast and featuring stunning visual effects, Titanic is an extraordinary retelling of the doomed voyage that follows the destinies of the Titanic's victims and survivors as their stories of passion, betrayal, and hope unfold amidst the tragic events of the ship's final hours.