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Multcolib My Librarian Karen E: The best of the BBC (drama)

Broadchurch
Broadchurch The Complete First Season (DVD - 2014 ) DVD Drama BROADCHUR All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 130 on 25 copies

Annotation:A new crime series centering around the death of an 11 year old boy and the investigation by two detectives in a small town on the Dorset coast of England. David Tennant plays Alex Hardy, a tormented and mentally unbalanced detective brought in because of his experience with crimes against children. However, it is this experience which haunts him and it is fascinating to watch the season unfold.

Life on Mars
Life on Mars Series 1 (DVD - 2009 ) DVD Drama LIFE1 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 4 on 11 copies

Annotation:After a car accident, modern-day police detective Sam Tyler wakes up to find he has been transported to 1973. Is he crazy, in a coma, or back in time? He must solve crimes using low-tech, highly aggressive 1970s methods, butt heads with his boss, and find time for a possible romance with policewoman Annie.

The Last Detective
The Last Detective Series 1 (DVD - 2006 ) DVD Drama LAST1 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 10 on 9 copies

Annotation:Detective Constable 'Dangerous' Davies is the odd man out in his small London police station. He cracks the tough cases anyway, with old-fashioned investigative work rather than violent confrontation.

Call the Midwife
Call the Midwife Season One (DVD - 2012 ) DVD Drama CALL1 Available in some locations Holds: 4 on 34 copies

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. When Jenny Lee first arrives in Poplar, she knows nothing about hardship, poverty, and life itself. But Jenny is brought up to speed fast once she joins a team of midwives who provide care to the poorest women.

Call the Midwife
Call the Midwife Season Two (DVD - 2013 ) DVD Drama CALL2 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 7 on 28 copies

Annotation:Season Two continues to follow Jenny and the other midwives as they deal with all the problems the neighborhood of Poplar has to throw at them. A fascinating portrayal of birth, life, death and a community on the brink of huge social change, Call the Midwife offers a gripping insight into a way of life that is so drastically different from how we live now.

Foyle's War
Foyle's War (DVD - 2003 ) DVD Drama FOYLES All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 8 on 10 copies

Annotation:English Detective Christopher Foyle solves crimes on the home front while he reluctantly sits out on World War II. It's fascinating to see how World War II played out on the south coast of England.

Being Human
Being Human Season One (DVD - 2010 ) DVD Drama BEING1 Available in some locations

Annotation:A ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire try to live a "normal" life together. What could be better than that?!

The Bletchley Circle
The Bletchley Circle Cracking A Killer's Code (DVD - 2013 ) DVD Drama BLETCHLEY Available in some locations Holds: 5 on 21 copies

Annotation:In 1952, four women who worked at the wartime code-breaking center, Bletchley Park, reunite to track down a serial killer (imdb).

The Hour
The Hour (DVD - 2011 ) DVD Drama HOUR All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 14 copies

Annotation:A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news program.

Luther
Luther (DVD - 2010 ) DVD Drama LUTHER All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 11 copies

Annotation:A self-destructive near-genius, Luther might just be as dangerous as the depraved criminals he hunts. Luther follows his own moral code as much as the rules of criminal law. But he quickly becomes locked in a lethal battle of wits with Alicea, a beautiful, highly intelligent mass murderer, and his decision-making process becomes increasingly murky.

Mi-5
Mi-5 Season 1 (Streaming Video - 2002 ) Access online »

Annotation:Defending their country, deceiving their friends, MI-5 takes us into the secret world of the clandestine UK security service and the people who make up the elite team. Stream it now!

MI-5
MI-5 Volume 1 (DVD - 2003 ) DVD Drama MIFIVE All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 4 on 5 copies

Annotation:Defending their country, deceiving their friends, MI-5 takes us into the secret world of the clandestine UK security service and the people who make up the elite team.

South Riding
South Riding (DVD - 2011 ) DVD Drama SOUTH Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1930s Yorkshire, a spirited new headmistress brings inspiration and modern ideas to an all girls' school and shakes up the more conservative-minded residents of South Riding (imdb).

Land Girls
Land Girls (DVD - 2010 ) DVD Drama LAND All copies in use. Availability details

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.

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Crikey, here are just a smattering of examples of brilliant BBC (or ITV) telly - this time they're on the dramatic side. So, just pour yourself a cuppa and have a jolly good time!


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