Nigel ‘Fletch’ Fletcher, grandson of Norman Stanley Fletcher, has been banged up in Wakeley Prison for a series of cybercrimes.
Fugitives is a BBC series that follows the work of the Metropolitan Police’s Extradition Unit, who have national responsibility for locating and arresting fugitives wanted worldwide, and gains exclusive access to the work of the International Crime Bureau at the National Crime Agency, who co-ordinate the search for British men and women on the run abroad and European offenders hiding out in the UK. The series also follows officers in West Yorkshire and central England, who track and arrest wanted foreign nationals from day to day.
Filming with officers from the Spanish National Police’s Fugitives Unit and Amsterdam’s Serious and Organised Crime teams, the programme also tells the stories of how notorious British criminals were arrested abroad. Criminals like drug trafficker Mark Lilley, who was arrested in a safe room in a Spanish villa; armed robber Andrew Moran, who was caught as he relaxed by a pool in his luxury villa, and Sean Devalda who tried to hijack a cash delivery van. He was tracked down to a remote hideout by a Dutch SWAT team.
Mary Berry discovers the rich history of our nation’s greatest stately homes through the prism of food.
In an ambitious and groundbreaking approach to drama and history featuring dramatic reconstruction, historian Lucy Worsley time travels back to the Tudor Court to witness some of the most dramatic moments in the lives of Henry VIII’s six wives.
Alison Wilson thinks she is happily married until her husband Alec dies and a woman turns up on her doorstep claiming that she is the real Mrs. Wilson. Alison is determined to prove the validity of her own marriage – and her husband’s love for her – but is instead led into a world of disturbing secrets.
Based on the remarkable story of Ruth Wilson’s grandparents.
In the North of Scotland, far from bustling cities and gentle hills of the South, lies Europe’s greatest wilderness – the Highlands of Scotland. Scoured by ice and weathered by storms, it may look bleak and lifeless, but wildlife is thriving in this unforgiving place, if you know where to look! In this stunning four-part series, narrated by Ewan McGregor, we meet ospreys, red squirrels, otters, dolphin and golden eagles – all struggling to turn adversity to their advantage and make a success of living in Scotland’s living Wild Heart.
John Redmond and Kayleigh Kitson have been thrown together in a company car share scheme, forcing their paths to cross. Each trip brings fresh insight into John and Kayleigh’s lives, with twists and turns in their unlikely relationship.
From a shopping centre to the seaside, from Loch Ness to Liverpool, comedy entertainment show Ready or Not will be testing the knowledge and nerves of the unsuspecting people of Britain to win big – whether they’re Ready or Not! This six-part series is a twist on the traditional game show, as each week a roving team of hosts head out to surprise members of the public in a series of quick-fire quiz ‘hits’ to win cash or prizes on the spot.
Set on a single street in South London, Capital is a portrait of a road transformed by soaring property prices: what was once the home of modest lower-middle class families, Pepys Road has been continuously gentrified into a street of multimillion pound houses. On one day, the people of this South London street all receive an anonymous postcard with the simple message ‘we want what you have’. Its unsettling ripples affect every corner of the community.
Set around the antics of a ragtag group of Mountain Rescue volunteers, Mountain Goats celebrates the Highlands of Scotland, with proper kilt wearing maniacs fighting disaster on a weekly basis against the stunning backdrop of the Glencoe hills.
When our heroes aren’t out rescuing people, or being rescued themselves, they spend their time in ‘The Old Goat’ pub – a place of great warmth and camaraderie, where people come in for a quick pint and never want to leave.
The regulars in the pub are Jimmy, an old school mountain goat with a fag burn in his jumper and a glint of mischief in his bloodshot eyes, the wild and mysterious Bill; Bernie, a cheery, hard-working woman, who keeps the others on the straight and narrow; and Conor, a handsome, easy-going young man who is more than a little bit naive.
Their HQ is in the local pub, and the landlady is Jules – a formidable force of nature who’ll have you out on your ear at the first sign of trouble.
Amy Dorrit spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors’ prison in London. Amy and her family’s world is transformed when her employer’s son, Arthur Clennam, returns from overseas to solve his family’s mysterious legacy and discovers that their lives are interlinked.
After You’ve Gone was a British comedy that aired on BBC One from 12 January 2007 to 21 December 2008. Starring Nicholas Lyndhurst, Celia Imrie, Dani Harmer and Ryan Sampson, After You’ve Gone was created by Fred Barron, who also created My Family. The writers include Barron, Ian Brown, Katie Douglas, James Hendie, Danny Robins, Andrea Solomons and Dan Tetsell. Three series and two Christmas specials aired, and work on scripts for a fourth series had already begun when the BBC withdrew the commission in November 2008 and cancelled the series.
Linda La Hughes (Kathy Burke) shares a flat with Tom Farrell (James Dreyfus). Linda is overweight, loudmouthed and not particularly attractive. She thinks she’s gorgeous and irrestible, however. She’s also sex mad and obsessed with men. Tom is an aspiring actor. He’s got an agent, but finds it difficult to get parts. He doesn’t like Linda much, in spite of (or perhaps because of) the fact that they share a flat. She isn’t completely comfortable with his homosexuality, perhaps because she finds it difficult to live with a man who doesn’t find her sexually attractive.
British version of the reality competitions series that sees young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, attempting to survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen.
Count Arthur Strong is a faded star from the golden days of variety, prone to delusions of grandeur, selective memory loss and the blurting out of malapropisms. He was never as famous as he thinks he was… or still thinks he is. Believing that another great entertainment triumph is only a phone call away, Arthur spends his day making the most of any opportunity that comes along – gaining a free lunch or selling a dodgy foot-spa he doesn’t want – creating chaos and confusion wherever he goes, blissfully unaware that he has done so.
Chef and restaurateur John Torode and food writer and ingredients expert Gregg Wallace search for the country’s top celebrity chef.
Homes Under the Hammer is a British renovation and auction series that originally screened on BBC One as part of the BBC’s morning television schedule, the series has been running since 2003. Its main presenters are Lucy Alexander and Martin Roberts, although in series three Marc Woodward and Jasmine Birtles alternated presenting duties with Alexander and Roberts. The series is the BBC’s most successful show in the 10:00am slot, regularly attaining a 30% market share for new episodes.