The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »
Father Jacob Myers, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, played by Martin Shaw, examines evidence of miracles to be used in canonisation but also performs exorcisms. As he learns, Jacob's... See full summary »
This series follows country vicar Merrily Watkins, who is one of the few women priests working as an exorcist in the UK. When a grisly murder takes place in her local area, the police come calling for her assistance.
Anna Maxwell Martin,
About as amusing as a visit to the hospital in an ambulance.
As a Brit, I hate to say it, but we have really struggled to devise some good comedies lately to emulate those gems of the past and to rival US shows like "Friends", "Frasier" and "Ally McBeal", which are really popular with people over here. "Chambers" is one of the latest in a series of dreadful comedies desperately manufactured by the BBC in the last few years. It is a little reminiscent of the style of 80s comedy "Yes, Minister", in that the humour is supposed to come from a stupid bureaucrat working in a profession in which he couldn't possibly have succeeded in real life. This show, though, isn't remotely funny. John Bird is just plain irritating in this (he's much better on Channel 4's "Bremner, Bird and Fortune"). Another interesting factor is how the aforementioned American shows connect so well with younger people. I can't imagine how this show, about an ageing barrister and his entourage, could possibly appeal to young people. And it won't. In fact it won't appeal to anyone, and the BBC will pull the plug on it very soon (the second series is currently being shown on BBC1). It will just go down in the archives as one of the BBC's many modern comedy flops. In fact, I can't believe I've found so much to say about it.
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