The biggest names in writing, acting and directing come together in a series of shorts on Sky1 HD this festive period. Experience a novel Noel with these original, uplifting and highly creative slices of silent cinema that prove actions do speak louder than words. Starring Mackenzie Crook, Bill Nighy, Peter Capaldi, Ross Kemp, and a host of major stars, each of the 10 Minute Tales promises to be a unique and engaging look at life, loss, and love.
Welsh drama series featuring Detective Chief Inspector Noel Bain and his murder investigation team. Originally simultaneously filmed in both a welsh language and english language version of each episode.
A Touch of Cloth is a spoof detective comedy-drama created and written by Charlie Brooker and Daniel Maier. It stars John Hannah as DCI Jack Cloth and Suranne Jones as his "plucky, no-nonsense sidekick" DC Anne Oldman.
In this one-hour special, which aired on June 25, 2012 on Sky Atlantic, Alan takes the viewer with him on a tour of Norfolk. "From the Riverside Leisure Centre, Norwich City Hall and his local newsagent to the luscious expanse of Thetford Forest, Alan explores the key landmarks and natural beauty spots that have led some people to call Norfolk the 'Wales of the east'." It was stated, by several critics and newspapers, that the show was highly anticipated, and it was generally well received
An Idiot Abroad is a 2010 light entertainment travel documentary television series broadcast on Sky 1, and a spin-off book published by Canongate Books, featuring Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.
The central premise of both the television series and the book is that Pilkington has no interest in global travel and so Merchant and Gervais make him travel, for education and comedy purposes respectively, while themselves staying in London and monitoring his progress. The series has 7 episodes covering China, India, Jordan, Mexico, Egypt, Brazil and Peru.
Ashley Banjo is on a mission to get the nation moving, to transform the rhythmically challenged into slick street-dancing stars.
Following on from the success of Brainiac: Science Abuse, the Brainiacs are now tackling History in their own inimitable style. And just as Brainiac: Science Abuse answered the scientific questions you didn't discover in the classroom, Brainiac: History Abuse deliver everything you wanted to know about history but the teacher was too afraid to tell you! Swapping test tubes for a time machine Charlotte Hudson presents Brainiac: History Abuse with an able team of Brainiacs to bring the history books to life. Ernest Clough History Buff is also on hand with amazing historical facts. The Brainiacs will delve deep into the past to find out everything about the most evil tortures, weaponry and punishments through to ancient cures and beauty treatments. Never ones to accept the written word, t...
Brainiac is The Alternative science series that shows you the experiments you were never allowed to do in school. Richard Hammond aims to answer the scientific questions that have been bothering us all such as what you shouldn't put in a microwave and Do mobile phones really cause explosions in petrol stations.
In this 1998 re-imagining of the original The Professionals TV show, CI5 now has an international remit, being jointly funded by the governments of the UK, U.S.A., Japan, Germany and France, and called upon to deal with terrorism and espionage on an international scale.
An all-new cast features the original dynamic of two gung ho field agents (these a former U.S. Navy Seal and a British secret service man) and a cantankerous boss, but adds the dynamic of a female agent, a computer and martial arts expert who came to CI5 by way of the Canadian Secret Service.
Expectations were high, but the new show failed to capture the imagination of viewers and only one season was made.
Following in the footsteps of companies like Innocent Smoothies and Ben and Jerry's, which both started life on a market stall, the show aims to help turn a culinary passion into a successful business venture.
Each episode will feature two pairs of cooks who will go head to head, working against the clock as they try to sell their products to market and make the highest profit. The pair who succeeds will then be given the opportunity to pitch their product in front of a line-up of industry buyers.