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The Sandbaggers

The Sandbaggers logo"The Sandbaggers" was a taut British spy series comprising twenty 50-minute episodes produced by Yorkshire Television. The stories centered on the elite covert operations section of British Intelligence, nicknamed the Sandbaggers, and their boss, Neil Burnside (Roy Marsden), himself a former Sandbagger, but now having to battle more with British bureaucracy than enemy agents. It was set contemporaneously with its original broadcast in the late '70s and early '80s when the Cold War still dominated the Western intelligence agenda. Burnside's main operative (codenamed Sandbagger One) is Willie Caine (Ray Lonnen), his most experienced agent. Burnside's main opponents in the series are not his KGB adversaries but the bureaucrats and functionaries of his own government, often his own superiors. ...

The Savoy

The Savoy logoDocumentary following the multi-million pound refurbishment and reopening of the Savoy hotel in central London, which began in December 2007, when the establishment closed its doors for the first time in 118 years.

The Scapegoat

The Scapegoat logoSet in 1952, as England prepares for the coronation, The Scapegoat tells the story of two very different men who have one thing in common - a face.

The Second Coming

The Second Coming logoWhat if there was a Second Coming and the Son of God arrived on earth? What would he say? What would you do? Are you ready for Judgement Day? Steve Baxter, a video shop worker, is found wandering the Yorkshire Moors after 40 days and nights, mumbling he is the Son of God. Steve isn't mad - he is the Second Coming. He needs to stage a major event to get the world to sit up and take notice, so he performs a miracle at Manchester City football ground. The world's media kicks into a frenzy. Steve has a simple purpose - Mankind must produce a Third Testament or face Judgement Day, in five days time. Fear, cynicism and violence erupt and worldwide pandemonium ensues. But if God is real then so is the Devil. Can the Third Testament be found in time? Can the Son of God save the human race?

The Secret Caribbean

The Secret Caribbean logoThe newsreader and journalist, Sir Trevor McDonald embarks upon a stunning and epic journey across the Caribbean. From the Bahamas in the North to his birthplace Trinidad in the south, uncovering the sun-kissed islands along the way. In this three part series, Sir Trevor visits The Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad on an unforgettable expedition as he experiences the huge contrasts in cultures and lifestyles these islands have to offer. On his voyage of discovery Sir Trevor rubs shoulders with the super rich spending millions creating their Caribbean dream. He meets Sir Richard Branson on his private island resort of Necker and David Copperfield who has created one of the most exclusive destinations in the world. Sir Trevor experi...

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4 logoBased on the first two books in the series of Adrian Mole diaries by Sue Townsend. In "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4" the story begins on January 1st 1981 to April 3rd 1982, the second book, "The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole" which the second series in based on, carries on directly from where the previous book left off, from April 4th 1982 to June 2nd 1983.

The Secret Mediterranean with Trevor McDonald

The Secret Mediterranean with Trevor McDonald logoSir Trevor McDonald explores the various countries that make up the Med, their individual cultures and traditions and looks beyond the beaches and old towns of holiday brochures to discover the truly secret Mediterranean

The Secret Service

The Secret Service logoFather Unwin, a seemingly-typical parish priest, owns a unique machine that shrinks people down to a fraction of their size. When the British government learns of the device, they recruit Father Unwin for the Secret Service, pairing him with agent Matthew Harding for a series of dangerous missions.

The Shillingbury Tales

The Shillingbury Tales logoClassic ITV comedy-drama from 1980, set in the fictional village of Shillingbury in Hertfordshire. Londoners Peter and Sally Higgins move to the idyllic English countryside to enjoy the ambiance of fine thatched-roofed cottages, strawberry cream teas, oak-timbered pubs and a collection of eccentric locals, including grumpy farmer Jake (Jack Douglas), his sexy daughter Sally ('Linda Hayden'), crafty tramp Cuffy (Bernard Cribbins), old busybody Mrs Simpkins (Diana King), nosy postman Harvey (Joe Black) and the twittering Reverend Norris (Nigel Lambert).

The Sketch Show

The Sketch Show logoSketch comedy series featuring a range of different humour styles.
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