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Monitor logoThe TV arts show that ran from 1958 to 1965, under the guiding hand of editor, interviewer and anchor Huw Wheldon.

Monty Python's Flying Circus

Monty Python's Flying Circus logoAnd now for something completely different: Monty Python's Flying Circus was simply the most influential comedy program television has ever seen. Five Englishmen, all working under the constraints of conventional TV shows such as The Frost Report (for which the five Englishmen wrote), gathered together with an expatriate American in the spring of 1969 to break the rules. The result, first airing on BBC-1 on October 5, 1969, has influenced countless future men and women in the media and comedy since.

Moonbase 3

Moonbase 3 logoMoonbase 3 is a British science fiction television programme that ran for six episodes in 1973. It was a co-production between the BBC, 20th Century Fox and the American ABC network. Created by Doctor Who producer Barry Letts and script editor Terrance Dicks as a realistic alternative strand of TV science-fiction, it was not a commercial or critical success. It starred Donald Houston as Director David Caulder, who is appointed to the position after the previous director was killed while returning to Earth. Ralph Bates was Michel Lebrun, the Deputy Director, who was concerned about keeping to the rules. Fiona Gaunt played Doctor Helen Smith, the base's psychiatrist, and Barry Lowe played Tom Hill, the head of the base technical section. The programme was notable for its combination of reali...

Morecambe and Wise

Morecambe and Wise logoBringing you sunshine all the way...

Mother Love

Mother Love logoWelcome to the Mother Love guide at TV Tome.</P> Mother Love was a four part dramatisation of a novel of the same name by Domini Taylor, which was first broadcast in 1989. The drama starred Diana Rigg in a BAFTA winning performance as Helena Vesey, the embittered ex-wife of acclaimed conductor Alex Vesey (David McCallum). Helena holds a suffocating affection for her son by Alex, Kit (James Wilby), a barrister. For years Kit has lived a double life in which he has seen his father behind his mother's back, fearful of what she might do if she were ever to find out. When Kit suddenly manages Angela (Fiona Gillies), his new wife is uncertain that she can keep up the lies, but soon she too is drawn into the web of deceit. When the unbalanced Helena finally learns the truth, it becomes clea...


Mountain logoThe mountains and peaks of Great Britain have helped shape our history and culture. Join Griff on his five week journey and find out more about the mountains he tackles and the people he meets.

Moving On

Moving On logoSeries of dramas linked by a central theme: how to 'move on' and pass turning points in life

Mr Men

Mr Men logoThe Mr. Men series was based on the Children's books written by Roger Hargreaves. In 1974, the first Mr. Men series was broadcast by the BBC and consisted of 13 episodes. It was narrated by Arthur Lowe of Dad's Army fame.

Mrs Brown's Boys

Mrs Brown's Boys logoComedy starring Brendan O'Carroll about a meddling market stall holder. With three of her six children still living at home, the foul-mouthed matriarch still finds time to interfere in their lives.

Murder in Mind

Murder in Mind logoWhat does it take to drive apparently ordinary human beings to murder? In a BBC season of groundbreaking original movies, Murder in Mind takes viewers on a journey into the psyches of a disparate collection of killers. Exploring the psychology behind the darkest and yet most compelling crime of murder, each of the seven movies explores the ultimate crime through the eyes of the murderer and asks, not whodunit? but whydunit? Cold, calculating and in search of the perfect crime, each killer selects a different method of murder. From euthanasia, contract killing, vigilantes, accidental murder, to the bewildering act of sleepwalking, there is no set formula to the chilling thrillers, only one common theme: death in "suspicious" circumstances. "Murder should be about murderers," insists series ...
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