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Great TV and film for St George's Day on Netflix

22 April 2015 6:50 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

St Patrick's Day gets a lot of love, what with all the pub going and the Guinness drinking. In comparison, England's St George's Day tends to be a much more low-key affair, but there is a benefit to this: an evening free to catch up on some great TV.

To celebrate dragon slaying and all the other things that make our country great, we've put together a list of the best films and television shows from the UK available to watch on Netflix right now:


Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss have redefined Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective for the 21st century.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have both been heaped with praise for their roles as the dynamic duo of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson, in stories that bring a modern twist to the classic mysteries.

Doctor Who

Digital Spy readers hardly need us to list the virtues of Doctor Who. »

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Poldark, a 40-year-old series set in 18th-century Cornwall, was ripe for a remake

6 March 2015 10:49 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

While the 1975 drama based on the novels of Winston Graham was solid if not untouchably brilliant, the new Poldark perfectly reflects current trends in TV

Among the new shows premiered in the BBC TV schedules for 1975 were Fawlty Towers, Jim’ll Fix It and Poldark. And these three series neatly illustrate the different issues that arise when deciding if a programme from the past should be remade.

John Cleese’s and Connie Booth’s sitcom about an incompetent hotelier is so revered and perfectly achieved that it would surely be critical and ratings suicide to produce a new version; better simply to repeat the 40-year-old episodes. The children’s wish-fulfillment show is equally unlikely to have any further life because of the toxicity of the concept following the posthumous exposure of its presenter, Jimmy Savile, as a serial paedophile.

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