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Camberwick Green

Camberwick Green logoFor Brits of a certain age, Camberwick Green is a programme guaranteed to spark nostalgia. At the start of each episode, we saw a tall, hexagonal box sitting on a table. This was to be our way in to the charmingly old-fashioned world of Windy Miller, Mrs Honeyman the gossip, PC McGarry ("number four! five! two!") and the rest. Here is a box, a musical box, Wound up and ready to play. But this box can hide A secret inside. Can you guess what is in it today? And from the box would emerge one of the residents of Camberwick Green. Following a brief chat between the narrator (Brian Cant) and the character (who would respond to Cant's questions silently with nods, shrugs and shakes of the head), the scene mixed through into Camberwick Green itself - a quiet country village with all the basic ame...

Camels, Courts, and Concubines: The Adventures of Ibn Battuta

Camels, Courts, and Concubines: The Adventures of Ibn Battuta logoCamels, Courts, and Concubines follows in the footsteps of the pioneering, 14th Century Moroccan scholar, Ibn Battutah. Upon leaving his hometown of Tangiers, Battutah embarked on a monumental 30-year journey around much of the Ancient world. This three-part series pays tribute to Battutah, a legendary traveller who set out on his pilgrimage to Mecca in 1325.

Candy Cabs

Candy Cabs logoA group of friends set up their own, all-female taxi firm in the face of their chaotic personal lives, and opposition from existing companies. Comedy ensues as they struggle to make the business work.

Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales logoThe Canterbury Tales are Geoffrey Chaucer's tales updated to the present day. Producer Kate Barlett wanted to remain as faithful as possible to the spirit of the original tale. Each tale was scripted by a different writer and like the original tales they embody the timeless themes of love, lust, greed, power, anger and bigotry.

Captain Pugwash

Captain Pugwash logoCaptain Horatio Pugwash sails the high seas in his ship, the Black Pig, ably assisted by Tom the cabin boy Tom, pirates Willy and Barnabas, and Master Mate. His mortal enemy is Cut-Throat Jake, captain of the Flying Dustman. Black and white episodes were made by writer-animator John Ryan in irregular batches from 1957 to 1966. He made a second series in colour in 1974/75. The series was revived in 1998 by John Cary Studios.

Carrie & Barry

Carrie & Barry logoCarrie & Barry is a brand new sitcom for BBC ONE which reunites Neil Morrissey with Hartswood Films, executive producer Beryl Vertue, writer Simon Nye and director Martin Dennis, the team who made him a household name in the long-running hit Men Behaving Badly. Neil stars opposite Claire Rushbrook, Mark Williams and Michelle Gomez in the series which is produced by Sue Vertue. Neil plays part-time cabbie Barry and Claire Rushbrook (Linda Green, Family Business) is his beautician wife Carrie. The couple find themselves with the daily challenges of keeping the spice in their marriage and the fun in their day jobs - as well as having to deal with Barry's teenage daughter Sinead (Sarah Quintrell) from his disastrous first marriage. Mark Williams (The Fast Show, Harry Potter) plays Barry's...

Carrott Confidential

Carrott Confidential logoCarrott Confidential was a comedy series which aired on BBC1 in the United Kingdom. The series was a mixture of stand up comedy and short sketches

Case Histories

Case Histories logoAn unusual take on the detective genre featuring Jackson Brodie, who has served with the army and the police, and is now a private investigator.

Castaway 2000

Castaway 2000 logoThe daily survival of 36 men, women and children castaway on the remote Hebridean island of Taransay. This social experiment explores the problems of a community working and living self-sufficiently, while coping with hundred mile an hour winds and stormy seas. It also highlights the key issues of living as an individual within a group - from romance and friendship, to homophobia and racism.


Casualty logoCasualty, styled as CASUAL Y, is the longest running emergency medical drama series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast on 6 September 1986 and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. The producer was Geraint Morris. The programme is based around the fictional Holby City Hospital and focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department. The show has close ties to its sister programme Holby City which began as a spin off from Casualty in 1999. The show's plots and characters occasionally crossover between the two programmes. Casualty is filmed approximately 3 months in advance of broadcast and runs for most of the year, with each series defined by approximately a month's break during the summer.
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