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Are You Being Served?

Are You Being Served? logoAre You Being Served? is a British Sitcom that ran from 1972-1985. The show revolved around "Grace Brothers Department Store" and in particular the goings on within the "Gentlemen's Ready-To-Wear" and "Ladies' Separates and Underwear" Departments. A store reorganization forced these two departments to share floor space, and the conflicts that this created set the tone for most episodes. Are You Being Served? showcases a bygone period of time in which the class structure was still very much alive. There was a strict hierarchy within Grace Brothers. Everyone knew their "places" and remained in them, unless, of course, there was a chance for advancement and then it was every man and woman for themselves. A spin-off series of Are You Being Served? was released, called Grace and Favour. Alt...

Are You Being Served? Again!

Are You Being Served? Again! logoWhen Mr. Grace is killed in a tragic scuba diving accident, the Grace Brothers store is closed down. Being faced with the option of finding new jobs or early retirement on a miniscule pension, the staff takes over the running of a large manor house/hotel in the English countryside, where all manor of humorous things take place. Written by Jeremy Lunt {[email protected]}


Aristocrats logoBased on a true story, Aristocrats draws back the curtain on an 18th century English family near the summit of society, revealing a tapestry of romance, prejudice, infidelity, and revolution.


AROUND IRELAND IN 80 DAYS logoLocal adventurer Michael McGarrigle’s travels take him closer to home in a new series for BBC Northern Ireland, Around Ireland in 80 Days, beginning on Wednesday, May 13 on BBC One Northern Ireland at 10.45pm. After 1080 days travelling around the world, his mission this time is to bring the rest of Ireland to Northern Ireland. Around Ireland in 80 Days begins on Wednesday, May 13 on BBC One Northern Ireland at 10.45pm Once again, the series is presenter-led and presenter-shot, bringing Michael’s unique take on the world to viewers as in Around the World in 1080 Days the audience will feel they are on the road with Michael. As he makes his way from county to county Michael unearths people, places and attitudes in a film filled with good humour. Michael sums his journey up in one ...

Around the World in 20 Years

Around the World in 20 Years logoAround the World in 20 Years is a BBC television travel documentary first broadcast in December 2008, presented by Michael Palin. It follows him as he retraces the Dubai - Mumbai leg of his journey Around the World in 80 Days. Also featured is his reunion with the Captain and Crew of the al-Shama dhow, in which he had undertaken the journey 20 years ago. A Special 20th Anniversary Edition of the Around the World.. book was also published, titled Around the World in 80 days - Revisited, which incorporated pictures from, as well as an account of, this journey.

Around the World in 80 Days (2009)

Around the World in 80 Days (2009) logoSix pairs of celebrities are set to race against the clock in Around The World In 80 Days – an ambitious global relay, re-enacting the epic odysseys of Phileas Fogg and Michael Palin for a 21st-century audience. The 6 x 60-minute series will see the celebrities take part in the 80-day voyage to raise money for this year's BBC Children in Need.

As Seen on TV

As Seen on TV logoThe celebrity TV quiz that brings you classic clips, hilarious outtakes and the best of the best of today's TV. Expect TV theme tunes performed by a beatboxer, host Steve Jones shedding his clothes to wear another classic TV costume, a blast from the past for one of the celebrity guests and can you spot the mystery TV guests in Thingy off the Telly?

As Time Goes By

As Time Goes By logoArmy officer Lionel Hardcastle and nurse Jean Pargeter had a three-month affair in 1953. After Lionel is posted to Korea, the two lose touch when Lionel's letter to Jean fails to get delivered. Thirty-eight years later, they meet again. A sweetly charming situation comedy that ran for nine seasons. Best enjoyed with your feet up and with a cup of tea and some custard tarts at your side.

Ashes to Ashes

Ashes to Ashes logoAshes to Ashes is a British science fiction/police procedural drama television series, serving as the sequel to Life on Mars. The series began transmission on BBC One in February 2008. A second series began broadcasting in April 2009. A third and final series is being broadcast from 2 April 2010 on BBC One and BBC HD. The series tells the fictional story of Alex Drake (played by Keeley Hawes), a female police officer in service with London's Metropolitan Police who is shot in 2008, and inexplicably regains consciousness in 1981. The series' first episode reveals that in the present day, Drake has been studying records of the events seen in Life on Mars. Upon waking in the past, she is shocked to meet returning character Gene Hunt (Philip Glenister), of whom she has learned from her researc...

Ashes to Ashes Remember the 80's

Ashes to Ashes Remember the 80's logoThink Ashes to Ashes, and you think of 80s music. Think 80s music, and you just can't help but join in! Well, now BBC One viewers can do just that with the 'Ashes to Ashes 80s Sing-a-long'. Following every episode of the show, fire up your red button and join in with the hits of the day. From Duran Duran's Rio, Human League's Mirror Man, to Bananarama's It Ain't What You Do and Come on Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners, we've got all bases covered. Even If you don't know the songs you can still join in and relive those "classic" fashions and oversized hairdos from the decade of decadence.
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