Multcolib Picks: While you wait for...Call the Midwife
Annotation:Stubborn, incorruptible old cop George Gently partners with a young, ambitious protege to tackle cases in the North East of England during the turbulent 1960s.
Annotation:Based on the real-life stories of women recruited by Britain's Special Operations Executive, this suspenseful drama series follows wife and mother Liz Grainger and half-Jewish factory girl Matty Firman from training in England through the terror of their daily lives in Nazi-occupied France.
Annotation:Set in England during the Second World War, a five-part drama that captures the sacrifices and experiences of four young women in the Women's Land Army. Sharing hardships and working alongside captured POWs, Annie, Bea, Joyce and Nancy toil in the fields to grow food for the war effort.
Annotation:Set after the First World War whilst England is in the midst of a depression. Sarah Burton returns to her hometown as headmistress, full of ambition, determined to create a great school and to inspire her girls to take all they can from life but ideals are difficult to sustain.
Annotation:Drama set at the country estate of Sir William McCordle in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a hunting party weekend when one of the group is murdered.
Annotation:One of the most loved television series of all time is brought back to life with a fresh cast. It's 1936 with fascism on the rise and parlor maid, Rose, needs to create a new "downstairs" family to help run the elegance of the "upstairs" world.
Annotation:A highly intelligent series that is fascinating on many levels. It's set during World War II but the focus is on the civilian folks in a seaside town. And then there's always a good mystery in each episode.
Annotation:Best reality show ever - contemporary people are put into the lifestyle of a manor house in the early 1900s. They must live under a strict set of Edwardian rules for three distinct British classes: the aristocratic family, the upper servants and the lower servants.
Annotation:A moving, intimate, funny, and true-to-life look at the colorful stories of midwifery and families in East London in the '50s. Based on the bestselling memoirs of the late Jennifer Worth.