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10 Minute Tales

10 Minute Tales logoThe 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.

A Mind to Kill

A Mind to Kill logoWelsh 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

A Touch Of Cloth logoA 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.

Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life

Alan Partridge: Welcome To The Places Of My Life logoIn 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'."[14] It was stated, by several critics and newspapers, that the show was highly anticipated, and it was generally well received

An Idiot Abroad

An Idiot Abroad logoAn 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's Secret Street Crew

Ashley Banjo's Secret Street Crew logoAshley Banjo is on a mission to get the nation moving, to transform the rhythmically challenged into slick street-dancing stars.

Bill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza

Bill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza logoBill Bailey plays host to two teams of well-known personalities – made up of a keen famous ‘twitcher’ and another who’s really not that interested in ornithology – as they compete against one other in testing twitching tasks. Each episode, the beloved British comedian sets the famous faces six ornithological obstacles, including four distinct birding challenges, and two bonus campsite ones. These range from straight bird races (spotting as many different species in a set time) to drawing, photography and counting contests. Whoever wins the most rounds will be named top twitchers. The series takes Bill and the competing couples to some of Britain’s most beautiful and best birdwatching locations, from the tranquillity of Rutland Water to the sheer spectacle of thousands of migr...

Brainiac: History Abuse

Brainiac: History Abuse logoFollowing 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: Science Abuse

Brainiac: Science Abuse logoBrainiac 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.


Chickens logoThis sharp-witted comedy written by and starring Simon Bird and Joe Thomas, of The Inbetweeners fame, and their long-term collaborator Jonny Sweet (Playhouse Presents). It's 1914, the Great War rages, millions of men have shipped off to join the fight, yet in the sleepy English village of Rittle-on-Sea, three young chaps, Cecil (Bird), George (Thomas) and Bert (Sweet), have stayed behind.Cecil would love to have earned his battle stripes and has all the makings of a brave soldier, but isn't physically fit to fight on account of his flat feet. Pacifist teacher George, on the other hand, has no intention of being a part of the conflict because he fundamentally disagrees with it, and Bert, well, he hasn't got a clue what's going on, an outstanding liar and unscrupulous cad who should be in ...
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