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BRITISH TV

Maybe it’s the British sense of humour, maybe you love the accent, or a perfect villain, whatever you love about British TV we’ve got plenty for you to choose from.

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MIDSOMER MURDERS

MIDSOMER MURDERS

Set in the fictional 'deadliest county in England' Midsomer. Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby investigates murders in the 'peaceful' countryside.
Age 12+

DRAGONS’ DEN

DRAGONS’ DEN

Suitable for all ages, Aspiring entrepeneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of millionaire potential investors - the 'Dragons'.
Age 3+

DOWNTON ABBEY

DOWNTON ABBEY

A British period drama, set in the fictional aristocratic estate of Downton Abbey, home to the Crawley family and their servants.
Age 12+

COME DANCING

COME DANCING

Suitable for all ages, this BBC dance contest pairs TV celebrities with professional dance artists.
Age 3+

BLACK MIRROR

BLACK MIRROR

A dark imagining of a twisted near-future Britain. Each episode presents a new, bleak world, criticizing modern technology and social habits.
Age 15+ swearing violence nudity drugs

BLACK BOOKS

BLACK BOOKS

Black Books follows the hilarious interaction between Bernard, his best friend Fran, and the odd but loveable Manny, hired to be the new shop assistant.
Age 15+ swearing swearing

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW

Suitable for all ages, the show sees real-life people having their family heirlooms appraised on television.
Age 3+

ALAN PARTRIDGE

ALAN PARTRIDGE

A fictional television & radio presenter with an irksome personality, Alan Partridge is a politically-incorrect dinosaur - cringeworthy and hilarious!
Age 15+ swearing

MISFITS

MISFITS

A freak storm imbues many of the local population with super powers, including a group of young offenders on community service.
Age 15+ swearing violence nudity drugs

MR BENN

MR BENN

A balloonist, a cowboy, a wizard and a spaceman - an ordinary man can become all of these things when he visits the magic costume shop...
Age 3+

MR MEN & LITTLE MISS

MR MEN & LITTLE MISS

These timeless British children's classics, by Roger Hargreaves, have been turned into narrated cartoons for everyone to enjoy!
Age 3+

SHAUN THE SHEEP

SHAUN THE SHEEP

A favourite with people of all ages. Hilarious farmyard antics, expertly animated by 'Aardman Studios'. Shaun first appeared in Wallace & Gromit.
Age 3+

THE FALL

THE FALL

A fantastic and clever British police, serial-killer drama, we see the story unfold on both sides of the law told over five hour-long episodes.
Age 15+ swearing violence nudity drugs

THE OFFICE

THE OFFICE

A hilarious mockumentary following the down-sizing of a company branch office, focused on its inept manager David Brent and his disillusioned staff.
Age 15+ swearing swearing

UTOPIA

UTOPIA

Spins a terrifying tale of elitist global conspiracy, and the innocent few who become unwittingly caught up in its imminent execution.
Age 18+ violence swearing

SHERLOCK

SHERLOCK

British crime drama with a modern take on the adventures of the infamous Sherlock Holmes. Set in present day London, the atmosphere is incredible.
Age 12+

LUTHER

LUTHER

British crime drama following the troubled life of Detective Chief Inspector John Luther, a police officer investigating serious crimes.
Age 15+ violence swearing

POSTMAN PAT

POSTMAN PAT

Children's animation following the daily adventures of a friendly country postman Pat Clifton and his black-and-white pet cat, Jess.
Age 3+

SPOT THE DOG

SPOT THE DOG

British children's educational animation. Aimed at young children and pre-schoolers, it is a great first introduction to Engish learning.
Age 3+

BOB THE BUILDER

BOB THE BUILDER

Great British children's animation. Bob goes around fixing things, and not just buildings - people's problems too.
Age 3+

RAINBOW

RAINBOW

Classic British children's TV show. Matthew, George, Zippy & Bungle are entertained with songs & stories by Rod, Jane and Freddy.
Age 3+

PEPPA PIG

PEPPA PIG

British children's animation. The stories are fun, exciting, and use very easy English - perfect for children to learn from.
Age 3+

BEN AND HOLLY

BEN AND HOLLY

Animated British children's TV show from the same creators as Peppa Pig. Following the adventures of Ben the Elf and Holly the Fairy.
Age 3+

THOMAS & FRIENDS

THOMAS & FRIENDS

Great British TV show for children. Originally based on equally popular books, Thomas & Friends has been exported worldwide!
Age 3+

FRESH MEAT

FRESH MEAT

British Channel 4 sitcom revolving around the lives of a group of university students sharing a house together.
Age 15+ swearing nudity swearing

WHEELER DEALERS

WHEELER DEALERS

Great for car lovers. Mike finds second hand cars in reasonable condition, then takes them to Edd who fixes them up in the garage.
Age 12+

TOP GEAR

TOP GEAR

Classic UK reality car show first started in 1977. The presenters of Top Gear have changed a few times over the years, with the exception of Clarkson.
Age 12+

DOCTOR WHO

DOCTOR WHO

First appeared on television in 1963, and we think it's amazing it is still going strong to this day. This has to be one of the most successful, longest running shows around.
Age 12+

THE INBETWEENERS

THE INBETWEENERS

Fantastic British teen comedy. A coming-of-age drama following the funny exploits of four sixth-form (16-18 years old) friends.
Age 18+ swearing nudity swearing

PHONESHOP

PHONESHOP

British comedy set in a UK High Street retail mobile phone outlet. Following the hilarious staff, and their new recruit Christopher 'Newman'.
Age 15+ swearing drugs