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The Official British TV Shows thread

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by JohnB1000, Sep 26, 2013.

  1. Feb 15, 2014 #141 of 1025
    JohnB1000

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    WPC 56 has also returned, that's a solid show.

    New one, Suspects, looks good.
     
  2. Feb 16, 2014 #142 of 1025
    ADG

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    First ep of Line of Duty was very good.

    The dialog in Suspects was disjointed and amateurish. I have no problem believing it was not scripted. Won't be watching the rest of the episodes.
     
  3. Feb 20, 2014 #143 of 1025
    JohnB1000

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    'The Smoke'

    Jamie Bamber (Battlestar Galatica) stars.
     
  5. Feb 25, 2014 #145 of 1025
    JohnB1000

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    Moone Boy is back. Fantastic show.
     
  6. Feb 25, 2014 #146 of 1025
    tlrowley

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    Silk is back as well - one of my favorites.
     
  7. Feb 25, 2014 #147 of 1025
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    One I've been enjoying recently is the anthology series Inside No. 9, written by and starring two of the League of Gentlemen. Three episodes so far and they have all been excellent, in fact getting better each week. Very dark and twisted but if that's your thing then I suggest you seek it out.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2014 #148 of 1025
    ADG

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    Thanks for the heads up :)
     
  9. Feb 25, 2014 #149 of 1025
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    New season of Jonathan Creek starts this Friday. There have been a couple of specials in the last few years but this is the first new season since 2004. Unfortunately there's only going to be 3 episodes :thumbsdown:
     
  10. Mar 17, 2014 #150 of 1025
    Malcontent

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    'The Widower'

    The Widower is a three-part drama from ITV Studios based on the crimes of convicted murderer, Malcolm Webster. It tells how, over a thirteen year period, a seemingly mild‐mannered male nurse, Malcolm Webster, played by Reece Shearsmith set about poisoning and murdering his first wife, attempting to do the same to his second wife and moving on to a further scheme to deceive his third fiancée.
     
  11. Mar 17, 2014 #151 of 1025
    Langree

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    I'd not Getting On (either version) until this week, I really like it, all 3 British Series' are on Hulu+ and HBO is doing Season 2 later this year.
     
  12. Mar 22, 2014 #152 of 1025
    super dave

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    In case anyone is still interested in Orphan Black all of season 1 is free on Amazon Prime. Season 2 should be starting soon I see all of season 1 OnDemand too.
     
  13. Mar 23, 2014 #153 of 1025
    trainman

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    Wrong thread -- that show comes from the "America" portion of "BBC America."

    But, yes, Season 2 premieres on BBC America on April 19.
     
  14. Mar 23, 2014 #154 of 1025
    JohnB1000

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    You should be glad there were only 3 Jonathan Creek's, they were terrible.

    Karl Pilkington Moaning of Life was pretty good.

    DCI Banks is solid as ever.
     
  15. Mar 28, 2014 #155 of 1025
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    Not sure if this one has been mentioned but I'm currently watching the second season of The Hour, about an investigative news show in mid-1950's England. Subtle, low-key, very well-written and acted. Excellent show.
     
  16. Mar 28, 2014 #156 of 1025
    MikeAndrews

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    Masterpiece Theater is showing a Mr. Selfridge marathon and Mr. Selfridge II.

    I figure I can pass on the first Season because it's on Netflix, if not Amazon.

    Alos Orphan Black is starting on BBCA.
     
  17. Mar 28, 2014 #157 of 1025
    Hcour

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    Ooh! Didn't know Mr. Selfridge season 2 was airing. Thanks.
     
  18. Mar 29, 2014 #158 of 1025
    pahunt

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    Agreed, very disappointing.
     
  19. Mar 29, 2014 #159 of 1025
    JohnB1000

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    To repeat Orphan Black = not a British show.
     
  20. Mar 29, 2014 #160 of 1025
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    Love Black Mirror you really should watch it the shows are very inventive.
     

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