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Wish Me Luck

Wish Me Luck logoCreated by Jill Hyem and Lavinia Warner, of Tenko fame, WISH ME LUCK was a thrilling dramatisation of the ordeals endured by the brave civilian women recruited during the Second World War to operate as Allied agents behind enemy lines. Produced by London Weekend Television, WISH ME LUCK was first broadcast in January 1988. A further two series followed in 1989 and 1990 and twenty-three episodes were made in all. The first series of eight episodes follows the experiences of wife and mother Liz Grainger (Kate Buffery – Trial and Retribution) and plucky factory girl Mathilde ‘Matty’ Firman (Suzanna Hamilton – 1984), from their initial recruitment and training in England, through to the terrifying reality of their day-to-day lives as agents in Occupied France. Their fellow agents in...

Without Motive

Without Motive logoDetective Constable Jack Mowbray (Ross Kemp, EastEnders) has seen a lot of disturbing things on the job. But somehow the family man has never taken it home with him—until now. In this complete two-series set, the brutal murder of a young woman in Bristol sets off a chain of events that may change Mowbray forever and tear his family apart. When the Bristol murder is linked to a series of recent killings, the investigating team grows to more than a dozen detectives and just as many petty jealousies and full-blown rivalries. Mowbray’s boss, DCS Henderson (Kenneth Cranham, Rome, Layer Cake), keeps the pressure on as it becomes clear that the latest killing will not be the last. Mowbray and his colleagues race to find a predator who will strike again—without apparent motive. A ratings wi...

Without You

Without You logoWithout You is a brand new three-part drama adapted from the novel What to do When Someone Dies by writing duo Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. It stars Anna Friel in the lead role as school teacher Ellie Manning, a wife who is devastated to learn her husband died in a horrific car accident with a mystery woman in the passenger seat. Stricken with grief and refusing to believe her husband is having an affair, Ellie sets out to find the truth of who the mystery woman is, and why she was in the car.


Wizadora logoWIZADORA is a trainee wizard who gets along just fine with all her friends and helpers. Join Wizadora and meet TATTY BOGLE, a scarecrow that lives in a hollow tree in the garden where he invents strange contraptions; meet VERY OLD FISH, who has swum in all the oceans of the world and has many tales to tell; meet PHEOBE, the talking telephone; meet FILBERT, the half-plant half-animal, who is Wizadora's assistant; and meet TOPP, STICKY and BOTTOM, the impish and lovable THE DRAW PEOPLE and not forgetting her very own helpful & bossy cloak-hanger called HANGLE. With 5 Series', Wendy Van Der Plank, Joe Greco, Steven Ryde, Brian Murphy & Tessa hats star in the magical,wonderful world of WIZADORA will help provide the ground needed by pre-school children. In an amusing and entertaining way they ...


Woof! logoWoof! is a Children's ITV television series produced by Central Independent Television about the adventures of a boy who turns into a dog. It was based on the book by Allan Ahlberg. It was directed by David Cobham (Tarka the Otter). It was written by Richard Fegen and Andrew Norris. The show was first broadcast in 1989. It starred Liza Goddard as teacher Mrs Jessop. Edward Fidoe played Eric Banks, the boy who turned into a dog (played by Pippin) of the same name. It also starred Thomas Aldwinckle as Eric's friend Roy Ackerman and later Sarah Smart as his tomboy best friend Rachel Hobbs

Worlds Beyond

Worlds Beyond logoWorlds Beyond was a British television anthology series of supernatural fiction. ITV broadcast 13 episodes from 1986 to 1988. The stories were based on real-life experiences described in archival documents from the Society for Psychical Research.

Worzel Gummidge

Worzel Gummidge logoBased on the children's books by Barbara Euphan Todd, this series concerns the adventures of Worzel Gummidge, a scarecrow, and his love Aunt Sally, a life-size wooden fairground doll, both of whom can walk and talk and pass themselves off as human. The only people in on their secret are a couple of children, John and Susan. The Crowman, who created Worzel, also provided him with a set of different heads for different tasks: a thinking head, a brave head, a counting head and a clever head. The show ran for four series in the U.K., and then resurfaced several years later for two more series made in New Zealand and titled Worzel Gummidge Down Under. There is no editor for this show. If you would like to be the editor look here for details.

Wuthering Heights (2009)

Wuthering Heights (2009) logoA two-part adapation of the infamous book, which stars Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley as tortured lovers Heathcliff and Cathy.


Wycliffe logoWycliffe is based on W. J. Burley's novels about Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe. The series is set in Cornwall, with each episode dealing with a murder investigation. In the early series, the stories are adapted from Burley's books and are in classic whodunit style, often with quirky characters and plot elements. In later seasons the tone becomes more naturalistic and there is more emphasis on internal politics within the police.

You're Only Young Twice

You're Only Young Twice logoWelcome to the You're Only Young Twice (1977) guide at TV Tome. There is no editor for this show. If you would like to be the editor look here for details.
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