Strange Luck COMPLETE S01
A photographer suffers from "strange luck," and is the victim of both good and bad coincidences that involve him in the problems of others.
Having survived a plane crash as a child in which all aboard, including his mother, perished, Chance Harper’s every decision leads to incredible displays of luck, both good and bad. Chance tries to cope with the everyday results of his ‘luck’ with the help of his close circle of friends and the hope that someday he will find his long-lost brother, mysteriously taken away from his family shortly before the fatal accident.
Young Americans COMPLETE S01
This series portrays life at Rawley Summer Academy, an elite school in Connecticut where boys with a bright Ivy League future spend the summer industriously in classes and rowing training on the lake. It’s mainly told from the viewpoint of Will Krudski, a gifted, genuinely inquisitive student and future writer, who feels guilty having cheated at the entry exams. His roommate, Scout Calhoun, is a school legacy who makes an effort to become friendly with some underprivileged local kids and falls in love with the daughter of a garage owner who turns out to be family. Most of his classmates are golden spoon boys, but still have their problems, among each-other, at home and sometimes with the locals. Actually Jacqueline ‘Jake’ Pratt is a girl pretending to be a boy as the only way to get in, causing great confusion for Hamilton, the school dean’s son, who begins to fall for her.
Judge Rinders Crime Stories COMPLETE S 1-4
True-crime cases with Robert Rinder.
Days of Hope COMPLETE mini series
A series of four films from the Great War to the General Strike.
Ever Decreasing Circles COMPLETE S 1-2-3-4
Martin is a committee man. He has numerous schemes and committees organised around the neighbourhood. He is so obsessive about every detail of everything he does he is driving his long suffering wife, Anne, slowly crazy. Then the new neighbour Paul arrives. He has a more worldly outlook than those who live under Martin’s organisational spell. There is an immediate clash of personalities because Martin treats everything so seriously, but to Paul, life is for enjoying and not to be taken so seriously.
The Way We Live Now COMPLETE mini series
At the center of the story is Augustus Melmotte, a European-born city financier, whose origins are as mysterious as his business dealings. Trollope describes him as ‘something in the city’, but the "something" part is not always clear. Within weeks of arriving in London, he announces a new company and promises instant fortune to those who join him in this scheme. Melmotte is surrounded by a circle of decadent aristos, scheming widows and nouveau riche businessmen, all trying to get a piece of the financial pie. His disobedient daughter, Marie, is played by Shirley Henderson, while Cheryl Campbell, Matthew Macfadyen and Paloma Baeza bring to life the aristocratic but impoverished Carbury family.
Love for Lydia COMPLETE S01
This thirteen-part series explores just how painful love can be for young people. Would-be writer Edward Richardson is in love with heiress Lydia Aspen and wants her all to himself. Lydia professes to be in love with him, but her first love is excitement. There are several other young men who vie with Richardson for Lydia’s affection, and she sends mixed signals to them all, playing them off against each other, sometimes with dire results. At least that’s the way Richardson sees things, but it’s not the whole story.
Kims Convenience COMPLETE S 1-2-3-4
The misadventures of a Korean-Canadian family running a convenience store.
Serious and Organised COMPLETE S01
Two brothers serve in a specialist unit fighting organised crime.
Torn COMPLETE mini series
Spending a day on the beach with their children, a misunderstanding between David Hooper and his wife Sarah leads to their 4 year-old daughter Alice ‘Ali’ getting lost, presumed drowned but no corpse was found. Eleven years later the mother is still obsessed by the trauma, while David, whose good job affords them a fine lifestyle, urges they should enjoy life with their two lovely school age kids, Sean and Jasmine. Sarah gets arrested for harrowing decent laborer Steven Taylor whose daughter Lori is the next in a line she recognized over these years ‘for sure’ as Ali, but this time a cop whose son Jamie is then four pushes the case and to everyone’s surprise gets mother Joanna Taylor to confess a secret which changes everything.