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Classic British TV Dramas
The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes Brief Summary, Main Cast List 
All Creatures Great And Small Summary, Cast List
Arthur Of The Britons Cast List, Episode List
Auf Wiedersehen Pet Summary, Cast List
Bad Girls Brief Summary, Cast List
Bergerac Brief Summary, Cast List
Between The Lines Brief Summary, Cast List
The Bill Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Boon Summary, Main Cast List
Bouquet Of Barbed Wire (Original Series) Summary, Main Cast List
Boys From The Blackstuff Summary, Cast List
Brookside Summary
Budgie Brief Summary, Cast List
Bugs Cast List
By The Sword Divided Brief Summary, Cast List
Cadfael Main Cast List
Callan Brief Summary, Cast List
Casualty Brief Summary
C.A.T.S. Eyes Brief Summary, Cast List
Clocking Off Brief Summary
Coronation Street Brief Summary, Cast List
Cracker Summary, Episode List, Transmission Details
The Crimson Field Brief Summary, Cast List
Crocodile Shoes Brief Summary, Cast List
Crossroads Summary, Main Cast List
Dalziel And Pascoe Summary, Cast List
The District Nurse Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Dixon Of Dock Green Summary, Main Cast List
Doc Martin Brief Summary, Main Cast List
EastEnders Brief Summary, Cast List
Eldorado Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Emergency Ward 10 Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Emmerdale Brief Summary, Cast List
Enemy At The Door Brief Summary, Cast List, Episode List
The Forsyte Saga (1967) Brief Summary, Cast List
Fortunes Of War Brief Summary, Cast List
Gangsters Brief Summary, Cast List
The Gentle Touch Brief Summary, Cast List
George Gently Summary, Pilot Cast List
Grange Hill Cast List, Brief Summary

Heartbeat Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Holby City Brief Summary
Hope And Glory Brief Summary, Cast List
Hornblower Summary
House Of Cards Brief Summary, Main Cast List
The House Of Eliott Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Hustle Cast List, Brief Summary
Inspector Morse Brief Summary, Main Cast List, Episode List
The Jewel In The Crown Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Judge John Deed Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Juliet Bravo Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Kingdom Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Life On Mars First Episode Review, Cast List
London's Burning Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Lovejoy Brief Summary, Main Cast List, Episode List
Luther Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Midsomer Murders Brief Summary, Cast, Episode List 1996-2009
Minder Brief Summary, Cast List
Peak Practice Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Prime Suspect Brief Summary, Main Cast List
The Professionals Brief Summary, Main Cast List
The Protectors Brief Summary, Main Cast List, Episode List
Public Eye Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Randall And Hopkirk Deceased Summary, Main Cast List, Episode List
Rumpole Of The Bailey Brief Summary, Main Cast List
The Saint Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Sharpe Summary, Cast List, Episode List, Air Dates, Locations
Shoestring Brief Summary, Cast List, Episode List
Special Branch Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Spooks Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Sunshine Summary, Cast List
Survivors Brief Summary, Main Cast Lists
The Sweeney Summary, Cast List, Transmission Details, Factoids
Taggart Summary, Main Cast List
Tenko Brief Summary, Main Cast List
A Touch Of Frost Cast List, Episode List
Upstairs, Downstairs Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Van der Valk Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Waking The Dead Brief Summary, Main Cast List
When The Boat Comes In Brief Summary, Main Cast List
Where The Heart Is Brief Summary, Cast List
Within These Walls Brief Summary, Cast List
Wycliffe Brief Summary, Cast List
Z Cars Brief Summary, Main Cast List

 

Classic American TV Shows

The A-Team Summary, Cast List
Kojak Summary, Main Cast List, Transmission Details, Factoids
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Summary, Main Cast List
Mission Impossible Brief Summary, Main Cast List
NYPD Blue Brief Summary, Main Cast List
The West Wing Brief Summary, Main Cast List, Awards

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Other TV dramas of note

TARGET

Patrick Mower played Detective Superintendent Steve Hackett in this underrated BBC cop show from the 1970s, which was deemed so violent that it was axed. Seemed a ridiculous decision then. More so now.

- Paul Rance/booksmusicfilmstv.com.


Target Main Cast List

Patrick Mower as Det. Supt. Steve Hackett
Philip Madoc as Det. Chief Supt. Tate
Brendan Price as Det. Sgt. Frank Bonney
Vivien Heilbron as Det. Sgt. Louise Colbert
Ania Marson as Ros
Carl Rigg as Det. Con. Dukes
Grahame Mallard as Det. Con. Fletcher
Stephen Bent as Det. Sgt. Andrews
Del Baker as Carter's Thug
Derek Martin as Alan Ziegler
Eddie Powell as Carter's Thug

Target Episode List

Series 1
(1.01) Shipment
(1.02) Blow Out
(1.03) Big Elephant
(1.04) Hunting Parties
(1.05) Vandraggers
(1.06) Lady Luck
(1.07) Set Up
(1.08) Roadrunner
(1.09) Carve-Up


Series 2
(2.01) Rogue's Gallery
(2.02) A Good And Faithful Woman
(2.03) Queen's Pardon
(2.04) Fringe Banking
(2.05) Promises
(2.06) The Trouble With Charlie
(2.07) Figures Of Importance
(2.08) The Run


I, CLAUDIUS

Originally a novel by Robert Graves, 'I, Claudius' was adapted by the BBC in 1976, with Derek Jacobi making his name in this acclaimed drama set in Roman times.

- Paul Rance/booksmusicfilmstv.com.


I, Claudius DVD available from booksmusicfilmstv.com - in association with Amazon.co.uk

'I, Claudius - Complete BBC Series DVD' I Claudius - Complete BBC Series (5 Disc Box Set) [1976] ~ Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips

I, Claudius Main Cast List

Derek Jacobi as Claudius
Siân Phillips as Livia
George Baker as Tiberius
John Hurt as Caligula
Brian Blessed as Augustus
Patrick Stewart as Sejanus
Margaret Tyzack as Antonia
Patricia Quinn as Livilla
John Paul as Marcus Agrippa
Sheila White as Messalina
Christopher Biggins as Nero
Ian Ogilvy as Drusus
David Robb as Germanicus
John Castle as Postumus
Fiona Walker as Agrippina
Frances White as Julia
James Faulkner as Herod
Kevin McNally as Castor
John Rhys-Davies as Macro
Christopher Guard as Marcellus
Stratford Johns as Piso
Bernard Hepton as Pallas
John Cater as Narcissus
Barbara Young as Agrippinilla
Beth Morris as Drusilla
Simon MacCorkindale as Lucius
Sheila Ruskin as Vipsania
Angela Morant as Octavia
Graham Seed as Britannicus
Jo Rowbottom as Calpurnia
Sam Dastor as Cassius
Kevin Stoney as Thrasyllus
Freda Dowie as Caesonia & Sibyl
Irene Hamilton as Plancina
Darien Angadi as Plautius
Peter Bowles as Caractacus
Norman Eshley as Marcus
John Bennett as Xenophon
Patsy Byrne as Martina
Douglas Melbourne as Gemellus
Karin Foley as Helen
Earl Rhodes as Gaius
Richard Hunter as Drusus Caesar
Russell Lewis as Young Lucius
Robert Morgan as Young Caligula
Cheryl Johnson as Claudia Octavia
Sam Dastor as Cassius
Isabel Dean as Lollia
Liane Aukin as Aelia
Moira Redmond as Domitia
Bernard Hill as Gratus


EDGE OF DARKNESS

'Edge Of Darkness' was a dark BBC drama from the mid-1980s, written by the brilliant Troy Kennedy Martin. Bob Peck played police officer Ronald Craven, who, on investigating his daughter's murder, opens up a can of worms. 'Edge Of Darkness' was a series showered with awards, and is still considered one of British television's finest series.

- Paul Rance/booksmusicfilmstv.com.


Edge Of Darkness Main Cast List

Bob Peck as Ronald Craven
Joe Don Baker as Darius Jedburgh
Charles Kay as Pendleton
Ian McNeice as Harcourt
Joanne Whalley as Emma Craven
Hugh Fraser as Bennett
John Woodvine as Ross
Jack Watson as James Godbolt
Allan Cuthbertson as Chilwell
Kenneth Nelson as Grogan
David Fleeshman as Jones
Zoë Wanamaker as Clemmy
Bill Stewart as Dingle
T.R. Bowen as Childs
Imogen Staley as Young Emma
Paul Humpoletz as Elham
Sarah Martin as Polly Pelham
Paul Williamson as Bewes
Tim McInnerny as Terry Shields
Harry Fielder as Policeman
Jay Jackson as Military Attache
Sally Martin as Polly Pelham


Edge Of Darkness DVDs available from booksmusicfilmstv.com - in association with Amazon.co.uk

'Edge Of Darkness - The Complete Series DVD' Edge Of Darkness - The Complete Series [1985] ~ Bob Peck
B0011VJRVU Edge of Darkness [1986] (REGION 1) (NTSC) ~ Joe Don Baker, Bob Peck

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