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Spider! logoSpider! is a musical children's television series made by Hibbert Ralph Entertainment for the BBC in 1991. It follows the adventures of a spider, the protagonist, and a young boy. The stories are told through song, performed by Jeff Stevenson with his children, Casey and Holly, singing backing vocals.


Spooks logoSpooks do not exist, you will never know their names and they are all that stand between you and those who would do this country harm. Take a trip into the world of deceit and espionage that is MI5. The series debuted on Monday, 13th May 2002 with more than 9 million viewers and continued to receive similar figures which guaranteed the series eventual success which it enjoys now as it enters its 10th season.

Sport Relief

Sport Relief logoFundraising entertainment featuring famous faces from the worlds of sport and television.


Sportscene logoSportscene is the name of a bouquet of Scottish sports television programmes produced by BBC Scotland. Its main anchors are Dougie Donnelly, David Currie and Dougie Vipond, with Alison Walker and Richard Gordon acting as relief presenters. Previous Sportscene presenters include Archie Macpherson, who also commentated, Gordon Hewitt, Hazel Irvine, Jill Douglas, Mark Souster, Jim Craig and Rob Maclean. MacLean will return in 2010 to present the SPL highlights programme. Recent events covered by Sportscene include Celtic's run to the UEFA Cup Final in the 2002-03 season, Scotland's 2006 Six Nations triumph over England and the finale to the 2002-03 Scottish Premier League season.

State of Play

State of Play logoState of Play was one of the BBC's most innovative conspiracy dramas. The storyline and pacey dialogue kept the viewers riveted right till the end. This very contemporary drama was set in modern day Westminster. In 2004 the show was nominated for a Bafta award for Best Drama Serial. David Morrissey was nominated for a Bafta for Best Actor. Bill Nighy won the Best actor Bafta for his role as Cameron Foster.

State of the Planet

State of the Planet logoIn the new three part series on BBC1, State of the Planet, David Attenborough makes a personal study of the impact that humans are having on the natural world and investigates the future of life on Earth.

Stephen Fry in America

Stephen Fry in America logoActor and writer Stephen Fry embarks on an exploration of America, a place were he might have been raised, had his father not turned down a job offer from Princeton University. Along this six part journey across all 50 states, Stephen mixes with the locals (both prominent and not) in an attempt to understand the American experience.

Steptoe and Son

Steptoe and Son logoOne of the all time classics of British TV comedy. After the writers Alan Galton and Ray Simpson had finished writing for Tony Hancock, they were commissioned by the BBC to write seven individual plays for a series called ˜Comedy Playhouse'. One was named ˜The Offer' .which has lived on while the others have long been forgotten. The Offer consisted of Albert and Harold Steptoe, a father and son who have a love-hate relationship who are in the rag and bone trade or what is now commonly known now as junk men. Albert is always putting Harold down about his lifestyle, and the girls he dates. Albert is right wing tory, while Harold is old school labour. Albert turns out to be better at everything that Harold takes up. From Chess to Scrabble to Badminton, Harold starts out enthusiastically on...


Strange logoThe world of John Strange is no ordinary place - full of malevolent demons that must be stopped from wreaking havoc upon the Earth. In his quest he is joined by nurse Jude Atkins, computer whiz Toby and Kevin, a man who can pick up on strange vibes. But the mysterious Canon Black remains a thorn in John's side, fervent in his efforts to prove the non-existence of anything remotely demonic or paranormal...

Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing logoAre today's celebrities fleet of foot or do they have two left feet? That's the question Bruce Forsyth and co-host Tess Daly will be finding the answer to when they present Strictly Come Dancing.
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