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Time Team 2;
and Other Digs
Young & old will enjoy the chase of history unearthed
Time Team is the most popular and longest-running history program on television. Join Time Team on an archaeological discovery of
It’s been a rough life for Ellie, Hannah, Josie and Shoo - all ex-cons with nothing to show for their lives - but not for much longer.Today won’t be like any other day. Today they embark on the final stage of their long-held plan: To live out the rest of their lives on a beach in Barbados, courtesy of 3million stolen from Ellie’s lying, cheating, violent gangster husband. If all goes to plan ... but it doesn’t. A curel twist of fate finds them on the run, as the glamorous girls end up in hiding in
Starring: Alex Kingston, Ronni Ancona,
The Diary of a Nobody
First published in 1892, has never been out of print, and Evelyn Waugh (Brideshead Revisited) proclaimed it “the funniest book in the world.”
In Andrew Davies (Bleak House, Pride and Prejudice, Bridget Jones Diary) new adaptation, this comic masterpiece leaps to life in all its quirky glory. In a riveting one-man performance, Hugh Bonneville (Iris, Lost in Austen) perfectly captures the small mind and large aspirations of Mr. Charles Pooter, who has become one of the most indelible characters in English literature. Pooter lives an utterly mundane life. But that doesn’t keep him from recording it for posterity—in hilarious detail.
HALLELUJAH 1 & 2
AND CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Saving souls has never been so funny. Before winning three BAFTAs as best actress and earning a lifetime achievement award from the British National Comedy Awards, Dame Thora Hird charmed audiences as a feisty Salvation Army captain who refuses to go gently into retirement in this delightful British sitcom.