After single mother June (Sally Lindsay, Scott & Bailey) receives a fateful phone call, she takes increasingly desperate measures to salvage her family's future in this dark thriller. Finding herself the victim of a scam that wipes out her savings, June tries to hunt down those responsible with the help of an old flame (Daniel Ryan, Mount Pleasant). "Compelling drama" -The Times.
Explore the fascinating history and evolution of the British garden over the past 400 years. Our guide for the journey is horticulturist and historian Monty Don, who considers gardens as important as the buildings we live in - and sets out to show how we can learn as much about ourselves from them. "Fills the screen with ebullience, optimism, ingenuity and can-do spirit" - The Financial Times.
On one fateful day, Jérémy learns not only who his father is but also that he has a half-brother, Antoine, and together they've inherited a hotel on the paradise island of Réunion. Jérémy's partner, Chloé, is eager to relocate to Réunion and leave behind her debts in France. When it turns out the hotel is nearly bankrupt, can these two very different families come together to save the resort?
Based on the beloved memoir by Elspeth Huxley, this BAFTA Award nominated drama stars Hayley Mills (Pollyanna, Wild at Heart), David Robb (I, Claudius), and Holly Aird (Waking the Dead) as a British family who relocate to British East Africa (now Kenya) in order to set up a coffee plantation.
Deaf teenager Amelia (Genevieve Barr, Liar) wants to adjust to the hearing world and escape her overprotective parents (Hugh Bonneville & Gina McKee). But when she witnesses a murder, it jeopardizes the career of her homicide-detective uncle (Douglas Henshall, Shetland) and endangers her whole family. "A stunningly well-made thriller…taut, suspenseful and earth-shatteringly well written" --Express.
There are stories hidden in bones-tales of battles, disease, trades, and tragedies from long ago that, with modern scientific analysis, begin to reveal their mysteries. In this docuseries, Tori Herridge and her team attempt to piece together the lives behind the bones uncovered by archaeologists across the UK, theorizing what happened to these people and how they came to be where they were found.
Premieres in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom on January 25th, and Latin America on January 28th. Based on a true story, this poignant yet comedic WWI drama revels in the resilience of the human spirit in the face of overwhelming adversity. Ben Chaplin stars as Capt. Fred Roberts, who publishes a satirical newspaper on the Western Front, using humor and wit to help his men stay sane amid the deadly conflict. This award-winning film also stars Michael Palin, Ben Daniels, and Emilia Fox.
Premieres in North America January 18th. Anthony Andrews (Brideshead Revisited) anchors this classic British series about a team of bomb disposal experts. Set during the Second World War, Andrews stars as Lieutenant Brian Ash, a member of the unexploded bomb (UXB) unit tasked with disarming and destroying thousands of potentially lethal ordnance. CC Available.
Going in search of the man who created some of the world's most beloved classics of children's literature, this moving and insightful psychological portrait explores the life of C.S. Lewis, the bestselling author of the Chronicles of Narnia series. Although he experienced fame in the public arena, Lewis's personal life was veiled in secrecy and marked by the loss of the three women he loved most.
Step inside a Regency ball restaged from Jane Austen's time in this documentary about the social events that inspired one of the greatest novels of all time. Drawing from the Austen family archives and her novels, historian Amanda Vickery and art critic Alastair Sooke reconstruct a country ball at Chawton House--the estate of Austen's brother--from the music and dancing to food and fashion.
Quiz night at the local pub brings a bit of order to the chaotic lives of a group of fortysomething friends in this New Zealand comedy-drama. While their knowledge of obscure trivia is impressive, each struggles with the reality of life and love outside of the pub. "A treat" --New Zealand Herald.
With his magical storytelling and memorable characters, Roald Dahl became one of the world's most successful children's authors, penning classics such as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda. British comedian David Walliams immerses himself in Dahl's books to understand the great author's special touch, tracing some of the influences on his work from his dramatic, and tragic, life.