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Posted 27 May 2020
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TV Series

Gentleman Jack follows one of the most iconic women of the 19th Century. Set in 1832 in West Yorkshire, landowner Anne Lister leaves Hastings heartbroken, determined to save her faded ancestral home even if it means bucking society’s expectations.Part of Lister’s plans to help her family is to marry well, but she has no intentions of marrying a man, she encounters a potentially blossoming and dangerous romance with another woman. Based on a true story from real-life Anne Lister’s diaries, Gentleman Jack reveals the most intimate details of her life.
Available on: BBC iPlayer, Amazon, Sky

Named ‘Best Drama’ at the Golden Globes, The Crown chronicles the lavish life of Queen Elizabeth II during her reign. From political rivalries, and personal intrigues to romance, the events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century are revealed.
Available on: Netflix, Amazon, Sky
Following a group of nurse midwives, this period drama series is a moving, funny and colourful look at midwifery and family in 1950s East End London. Watch incredible friendships develop among the nurses as they are drawn into the lives and homes of the women and families they treat.
Available on: BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Sky, Britbox
A British psychological thriller in which schoolteacher, Laura Neilson, accuses renowned surgeon Andrew Earlham of rape. Liar tells the story of how their initial attraction leads to far-reaching consequences for them and their friends and families when things spiral out of control exposing the power of truth, deception and trust.
Available on: ITV Hub, Amazon, Sky, Britbox
The Favourite is a period black comedy-drama following Queen Anne of England who falls sick while her close assistant Sarah Churchill oversees the country’s important matters. When new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing. Things take a turn when Abigail starts serving the Queen.
Available on: Amazon, Sky
Only Fools & Horses is a British sitcom following two brothers from London’s Rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals and search for the big score that will make them millionaires.
Available on: Amazon, Sky, Britbox
This highly acclaimed British BBC series follows the thrilling investigations of AC-12, a fictional police squad assigned with uncovering corruption within the police force. They soon realise the pervasive nature of the corruption and the police’s deep-rooted links to an organised crime group.
Available on: BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Sky
Seven extraordinary continents, seven remarkable stories, one unforgettable experience. Presented by naturalist Sir David Attenborough, this series focuses on a different continent every episode revealing the astonishing wildlife stories and unseen wilderness.
Available on: BBC iPlayer, Sky
Police officers and detective around the USA are forced to face dark secrets about themselves and the people around them while investigating homicides. Each season features a new cast and a new case of troubled cops and investigations that drive them to the edge.
Available on: Amazon, Sky
After finding out their husbands are not just partners at work but have been romantically involved for the last two decades, two women with an already strained relationship try to cope with the circumstances together.
Available on: Netflix, Amazon, Sky
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