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 »
To mark their 25th anniversary at the BBC which began with the Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer return to prove their ability to constantly innovate and surprise, ... 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.
Arthur Daley (George Cole), a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann (Dennis Waterman) to be his "minder", so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other small-time crooks. While ... See full summary »
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 »
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transgender taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
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
Randall and Hopkirk have a very close relationship with the Doctor Who family. Besides Tom Baker being in every one except the first, there is at least one actor in each episode, who has been in either Doctor Who (1963) or The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007). See more »
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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