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Josh is a British sitcom created by and starring Josh Widdicombe. A pilot episode aired in 2014 as part of the BBC “Comedy Feeds”, and a full six-episode series aired from 11 November to 16 December … Continue reading

Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife is a BBC period drama series about a group of nurse midwives working in the East End of London in the late 1950s and early 1960s. It stars Jessica Raine (Fortitude, Partners in Crime, Inside N°9), Miranda … Continue reading

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None is a 2015 British-American mystery drama thriller television serial that was first broadcast on BBC One from 26 to 28 December 2015. The three-part programme was adapted by Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy) and … Continue reading

Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by, written by and starring Jennifer Saunders (Blandings, This Is Jinsy, Dead Boss). It is based on … Continue reading


Cucumber is a 2015 British television series created by Russell T Davies (Queer as Folk, Banana) and aired on Channel 4. The series focuses on middle-aged Henry Best (Vincent Franklin, … Continue reading

Some Girls

Some Girls is a British sitcom written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, … Continue reading


Fried is a British sitcom that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Katy Wix, Mandeep Dhillon, Matthew Cottle, William Melling, Imran Yusuf and Lorna Gayle. It began airing on … Continue reading


Sherlock is a British crime drama television series and a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat (Doctor Who) and Mark Gatiss … Continue reading

The Hour

The Hour is a 2011 BBC drama series centred on a new current-affairs show being launched by the BBC in June 1956, at the time of the Hungarian Revolution and … Continue reading

Lip Service

Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas … Continue reading

The Casual Vacancy

The Casual Vacancy is a 2015 British miniseries based on the novel of the same title by J. K. Rowling. Directed by Jonny Campbell (In the Flesh, Eric and Ernie) … Continue reading


Catastrophe is a British sitcom first broadcast on Monday 19 January 2015 on Channel 4. It stars Sharon Horgan (Pulling, Dead Boss) as Sharon Morris, and Rob Delaney (Coma, Period.) … Continue reading

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