Stuart Boyle, who was at school with Jeff, is puzzled by a letter supposedly from his father - who has been dead for some years - asking him to meet him at the Boyle family's department store, which ...
Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are private detectives who specialize in divorce cases. Their long-running partnership seems to come to an abrupt end when Marty is killed by a hit-and-run, ... See full summary »
Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organisation based in Geneva. Their first mission as a team; investigate some ... See full summary »
Popular BBC sketch show that introduces a whole host of memorable characters such as Tim-Nice-But-Dim, Wayne and Waynetta Slob, The Old Gits and teenagers Kevin and Perry. The show spawned a slew of spin-off series and films.
The show centres on pub landlord Ken (John Henshaw), especially his preoccupation with his daughter Melanie (Christine Bottomley), and his nervous relationship with barmaid Tanya (Susan ... See full summary »
BBC sketch show that while continuing to show the misadventures of a series of popular characters now also introduces a slew of new oddballs and misfits for us to enjoy including Tory Boy and The Lovely Wobbly Randy Old Ladies.
A remake of the 1969 British sitcom. Jeff Randall and Marty Hopkirk are partners in a detective and security firm. When Marty is killed in a car accident, he returns as a ghost to help his old partner solves cases. Only Randall can see his dead partner, though Marty is able to move objects through supernatural means.Written by
Right i'll be the first to admit that this new version of R&H is not the best series ever (compared to the original i don't know having never seen it) but i think it is a great attempt to show that British-made Sci-Fi/Fantasy can have a place in prime-time saturday night viewing. It's enjoyable simply for the fun in spotting the vast numbers of famous TV and film faces (about 10 different actors each episode), such as the entire cast of the Fast Show and League of Gentlemen. Having now seen the entire first season (with the announcement that a second season has been commissioned) taking the production as a whole the program is superior to most home-made British series. The one criticism would be the acts of Vic and Bob themselves, which it is unclear as to whether they are 'under-acting' on purpose?? However having been a fan of their work for a long time this seems likely taken their sense of humour!! The o
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