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Under the Hammer (1994)

Under the Hammer (1994) logoDrama series Under The Hammer followed the work of Ben Glazier and Maggie Perowne working for prestigious Auction House Klinskys with the pair having to deal with everything from possible fake paintings of renaissance classics to trouble with modern artists, undiscovered manuscripts and even at one stage a murder investigation. Ben carries something of a torch for Maggie who is involved in an on-off relationship with highly unreliable Nick Roper the wine expert at Klinskys.


Unforgiven logoWritten and created by Sally Wainwright and produced by Red Production Company, compelling three-part drama Unforgiven is the story of Ruth Slater (Suranne Jones), a woman released from prison on license after serving 15 years for the murder of two policemen. Ruth has spent half of her life imprisoned, and now faces the daunting prospect of rebuilding her life whilst being irresistibly drawn to the place that haunts her, Upper Hanging Stones Farm. In spite of trying to focus on the future and her new boyfriend Brad (Will Mellor), Ruth is unable to forget her past and the sister, Katie, who she was forced to leave behind. Outraged to hear that the woman who killed their father has been released, Kieran (Jack Deam) and Steve Whelan (Matthew McNulty) are eager to seek revenge. Believing th...

Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes logoThriller writer Maurice Seton is found dead, floating face up in a small rowing boat with both hands severed. Everything points to murder - until the forensics lab pronounces Maurice Seton died of natural causes...

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle

Up the Elephant and Round the Castle logoJim London is a young scallywag who spends his time pursuing Wanda Pickels as her husband Stan is in jail. A young woman, Vera Spigott, fancies Jim but he isn't interested in her

Upstairs, Downstairs

Upstairs, Downstairs logoThe series follows the lives of both the family and the servants in the London townhouse at 165 Eaton Place. Richard Bellamy, the head of the household, is a member of Parliament, and his wife a member of the titled aristocracy. Belowstairs, Hudson, the Scottish butler directs and guides the other servants about their tasks and (sometimes) their proper place. Real-life events from 1903-1930 are incorporated into the stories of the Bellamy household.

Van Der Valk

Van Der Valk logoWelcome to the Van der Valk guide at TV Tome.In his time with the Amsterdam Police, Commissaris Piet van der Valk has seen it all. His cynicism sometimes shocks even his assistant Johnny Kroon. Their caseload brings them into contact with the city's many subcultures from drug-users to sexual perverts. Van der Valk is known for his ability to break difficult cases by pursuing his famous hunches. His superior Hoofdcommissaris Samson, however, is always more concerned with the political and public relations ramifications of van der Valk's investigations. The city meanwhile provides an attractive backdrop for the stories.The character of van der Valk was created by the author Nicolas Freeling in a popular series of novels, though none of the storylines in the televison series are direc...


Vera logoDetective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope is obsessive about her work and driven by her own demons. If she’s lonely she doesn’t show it and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and courage. Her trusted and long suffering colleague is Sergeant Joe Ashworth; her right hand man and surrogate son. Together they approach every new case with unparalleled gusto and professionalism.


Vicious logoFreddie and Stuart are an old couple who have been together for decades and bicker constantly. Their lives are turned upside down by their new upstairs neighbor Ash, who is sure to cause trouble in their mundane lives.

Victor and Hugo, Bunglers in Crime

Victor and Hugo, Bunglers in Crime logoThe adventures of two incompetent French criminals whose schemes always seem to go wrong. The two brothers run their organization "Naughtiness International" out of a ramshackle van that is always badly parked. Their pet parrot, named Interpoll(y), serves as a combination telephone and answering service. They also frequently call upon the assistance of a mechanic named Monsieur Meccaneaux, who despite his name does not appear to be French. And when put upon by his brother, Hugo often seeks solace from his pet earwig Penelope, who lives in a matchbox in his pocket. The show featured several guest appearances by characters from other series made by animation studio Cosgrove Hall. Victor and Hugo themselves were originally two characters in another Cosgrove Hall series, Count Duckula. Then ca...

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