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Ladette to Lady

Ladette to Lady logoThe new Oxford English Dictionary officially defines a ‘ladette’ as: “young women who behave in a boisterously assertive or crude manner and engage in heavy drinking sessions.” Are modern young women as uncouth as the media portray them, or does old fashioned style, elegance and class still have a place in their world? In These girls put the pig in Pygmalion, but Ladette to Lady attempts to turn these loud-mouthed ladettes back into ladies in a boot camp of etiquette, manners and social graces. Taking a real life finishing school curriculum - beefed up for the modern world - we’ll find out if modern young women are as uncouth as the media portray them to be, or if they can still epitomise English style and class? In this rip-roaring yet revealing factual entertainment series, t...

Lads Army

Lads Army logoThirty lads face an almighty battle to turn their lives around with a dose of 1950s National Service training. These bad lads have clocked up an array of offences including drink driving, common assault and breaking and entering. Their lives have gone off the rails and their criminal way of life is costing the taxpayer a fortune. Could National Service provide the answer? Bad Lads’ Army fearsome corporals Joe Murray and Richard ‘Nooky’ Nauyokas believe it can. Tasked with turning round these 18 to 24-year-olds who have thieves, robbers, drug dealers and fraudsters in their midst, they believe that a hefty dose of Army discipline will sort them out. But how many will last the course?

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Law & Order: UK

Law & Order: UK logoThe longest running crime series in U.S. television history is making its way across the pond for a UK reworking. Series creator Dick Wolf is set to give Law & Order a makeover-for fans in the UK. Law & Order: UK promises to retain the grittiness of the original series, but be uniquely British.


Leaving logoLeaving is a three-part drama written by acclaimed screenwriter Tony Marchant (Mark of Cain, Garrow’s Law, Holding On). It’s a gripping character-driven story about the complexities of love, family and growing up. The drama focuses on 25 year-old Aaron Hughes (Callum Turner) who lives with his parents in Warrington. He’s failed to find work since leaving university and life’s not panning out the way he’d hoped. Julie Ranmore (Helen McCrory) is 45, married and a mum of two. The passion has long since lapsed in her marriage, but her work in a hotel gives her brief moments of joy. After Julie and Aaron begin working together, a bond begins to form between the two and, one night, they share an intimate moment which takes them both by surprise. What follows will have profound impl...

Legacy - Origins of Civilization

Legacy - Origins of Civilization logoWhat can the past teach us about the present? Come along as charismatic historian Michael Wood (The Story of India) travels the globe to trace the origins of six great civilizations: Iraq, India, China, Egypt, Central America, and Western Europe. Each journey offers surprising perspectives on questions that matter today-about the environment, the individual, society, and spirituality.


Lewis logoA spin-off of the popular series Inspector Morse, a special two-hour drama picked up five years after the series ended. It is now continuing in its own series, with Lewis and Hathaway investigating in Morse's old stomping ground of Oxford.

Life Begins

Life Begins logoThis drama series is about Maggie Mee, a woman who is left by her husband near her fortieth birthday. We see her begin her new single life by getting a job, getting new friends and even a new lover... Aired in the US on Showtime Women. Airs in Canada on the cable channel VISION TV (ended series 1 run in January 2005). Season 2 will begin airing in the UK on ITV1, February 16th 2005.

Life Begins At Forty

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Life of Crime

Life of Crime logoCreated by former Waking The Dead writer Declan Croghan, Life of Crime revolves around a female police officer named Denise Woods. Set across a span of three decades (beginning with the Brixton Riots of 1985), the drama follows Denise as she rises through the ranks of the Metropolitan Police Service. She initially struggles in an extremely male-orientated profession where sexism is rife and female officers must fight to be accepted. But as dawn breaks one September morning, Denise accompanies DS Ray Deans to a crime scene to discover the bruised, battered and strangled body of teenager Anna. Having had a previous encounter with the teenager, Denise is determined to bring Anna’s killer to justice. Denise works against the clear instruction and advice of her senior officers and follows her...
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