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     * Sci-Fi
       Heroes: Series 1-4
       Save the cheerleader. Save the world.
       The Heroes discover what they can do for the world. And it's not always good.
       45 minsAvailable for 7 months
       
     * Music
       Top of the Pops
       12/04/1990
       With The Cure, Bizz Nizz and Jesus Jones.
       30 minsAvailable for 27 days
       
     * Comedy
       Absolutely Fabulous: Series 1-5
       Break out the Bolly!
       Eddy and Patsy grow old disgracefully as they rampage through the world of celebrity.
       30 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Documentary
       Around the World in 80 Days
       Michael Palin’s epic
       30 years ago, the nation’s favourite travelling companion took on the ultimate adventure.
       50 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Documentary
       Robert Burns: The People's Poet
       Andrew O'Hagan journeys to the places in Scotland that inspired poet Robert Burns.
       88 minsAvailable for 28 days
       
     * Arts
       The Joy of Painting
       Happy little trees and soothing words with Bob Ross
       30 minutes of bliss as the art sensation illustrates perfect, peaceful painting.
       27 minsAvailable for 7 months
       
     * Film - Musical
       On the Town
       Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra paint the town red
       It’s a hell of a town! The much-loved, Oscar-winning movie musical.
       93 minsAvailable until Mon 4:15pm
       
     * Crime Drama
       Wallander: Series 1-4
       Haunted by his past – and fearful for his future
       Kenneth Branagh stars as the detective facing his most intractable adversary - himself.
       89 minsAvailable for 3 months
       

The Noughties

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     * Entertainment
       The Noughties
       Cultural highlights that kicked off a century
       From Big Brother to Kylie's hotpants, Angela Scanlon revisits the noughties' highlights.
       44 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Comedy
       Gavin & Stacey: Series 1-3
       The whole story
       The absolute highs and awkward lows of a long-distance love affair. Plus...Smithy.
       30 minsAvailable for 7 months
       
     * Drama
       Spooks: Series 1-10
       MI5, not 9 to 5. The explosive, groundbreaking series
       They’re working against the clock to protect the nation – and nobody is safe.
       60 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Comedy
       Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps
       Series 1-9
       Laughs, love triangles and lairiness in uproarious adventures of the gang from Runcorn.
       30 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Comedy
       Nighty Night: Series 1-2
       Get obsessed with Julia Davis’ pitch black comedy
       Jill won’t let cancer stop her having fun – especially as it’s her husband who’s ill.
       30 minsAvailable for 6 days
       
     * Comedy
       Pulling: Series 1-2
       Three definitely-a-bit-wrong friends stumbling towards love
       Single life is obviously better. Right? Twisted comedy from Sharon Horgan.
       30 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Drama
       Bodies: Series 1-2
       When the doctors can’t keep you safe...
       Underfunded, under pressure – the shocking medical drama from the writer of Line of Duty.
       60 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Drama
       Cutting It: Series 1-4
       It's sex and the scissors
       High drama among the highlights, with secret loves, betrayal and feuding families.
       60 minsAvailable for 7 months
       

The 1990s

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     * Comedy
       The Real McCoy: Series 1-5
       Razor-sharp comedy
       The groundbreaking sketch show that brought the black British perspective to TV.
       30 minsAvailable for 7 months
       
     * Crime Drama
       Jonathan Creek: Series 1-5
       Impossible mysteries
       Alan Davies stars as the reluctant duffle-coated detective, solving brain-bending cases.
       90 minsAvailable for 7 months
       
     * Comedy
       Gimme Gimme Gimme: Series 1-3
       The flatshare from hell
       Louche Linda and talentless Tom hate each other. But they hate everyone else more.
       29 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Crime Drama
       Silent Witness: Series 4-23
       Thrilling mysteries
       The forensics team who will stop at nothing to get answers for the dead.
       94 minsAvailable for 5 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux's Weird Weekends: Series 1-3
       Exposing eccentricity
       The one and only Louis shares his encounters with the wilder fringes of society.
       49 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Comedy
       Absolutely Fabulous: Series 1-5
       Break out the Bolly!
       Eddy and Patsy grow old disgracefully as they rampage through the world of celebrity.
       30 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Comedy
       The Royle Family: Series 1-3
       Made in Manchester
       The drama and ridiculousness of family life served with a side of tea, toast and telly.
       30 minsAvailable for 10 months
       
     * Comedy
       The Vicar of Dibley: Series 1-3
       Divine comedy
       Dawn French stars as the sinfully funny, non-traditional, chocolate-loving vicar.
       30 minsAvailable for 10 months
       

The 1980s

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     * Comedy
       Blackadder: Series 1-4
       The whole damn dynasty
       Cunning plans and cutting comedy as Edmund and Baldrick scheme their way through history.
       35 minsAvailable for 11 months
       
     * Music
       New Power Generation: Black Music Legends of the 1980s...
       Janet Jackson: Taking Control
       Film focusing on Janet Jackson's struggle to control both her creative and personal life.
       59 minsAvailable for 6 months
       
     * Comedy
       French and Saunders: Series 1-6
       Sketches, songs and spoofs
       The queens of comedy in all their surreal, silly and pioneering glory.
       30 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * The Friday Documentary
       The Mini Is 30
       Documentary from 1989. The world's most famous small car celebrates its 30th birthday.
       30 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Wogan
       25/12/1984
       Wogan talks to Victoria Principal, Freddie Starr, Kiri Te Kanawa and Elton John. (1984)
       50 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Drama
       Play for Today: The Black Stuff
       Alan Bleasdale's original play
       The classic drama that first introduced Yosser Hughes and his tarmac gang.
       102 minsAvailable for 15 days
       
     * Comedy
       Yes, Prime Minister
       Series 1: 1. The Grand Design
       Jim Hacker discovers some interesting facts about the UK's defence system.
       30 minsAvailable for 15 days
       
     * Arts
       Arena
       Chelsea Hotel
       Chelsea Hotel in New York, a haven for some of the 20th Century's greatest talent. (1981)
       56 minsAvailable for over a year
       

Silver Screen Classics

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     * Film - Romance
       Primrose Path
       With Ginger Rogers and Joel McCrea
       A woman from the wrong side of town tries to hide her immoral family from her husband.
       93 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Film - Sci-Fi
       The Thing from Another World
       Natural or supernatural?
       Scientists at a lonely Arctic outpost dig up an alien in a classic 50s chiller.
       83 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Film - Romance
       Holiday Affair
       A heartwarming yuletide tale starring Robert Mitchum
       Christmas in New York, and two very different men court a widow with a young son.
       83 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Comedy Drama
       Sylvia Scarlett
       Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn are partners in crime
       Classic comedy drama about a father and daughter on the run from the law.
       86 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Film - Thriller
       Second Chance
       Robert Mitchum and Jack Palance in a tense thriller
       A disillusioned boxer and a fugitive find romance in Mexico – shadowed by a killer.
       78 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Film - Period
       I Remember Mama
       Sentimental drama starring Irene Dunne
       The everyday life and struggles of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910 San Francisco.
       128 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Film - Family
       Anne of Green Gables
       She'll leap into your heart and live there forever
       Adaptation of LM Montgomery's classic novel about a young orphan girl adopted by farmers.
       74 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Film - Romance
       Bachelor Knight
       Cary Grant and Shirley Temple in an Oscar-winning romance
       Can a teacher’s playboy antics be curbed, or will a teenage girl’s crush fizzle out?
       91 minsAvailable for over a year
       

Sir David Attenborough

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     * Nature
       Seven Worlds, One Planet
       You won’t believe your eyes
       Every corner of this incredible, unimaginable planet, with David Attenborough as a guide.
       59 minsAvailable for 29 days
       
     * Nature
       Blue Planet II
       Take a deep breath...
       Meet the incredible creatures that live beneath the waves, with Sir David Attenborough.
       58 minsAvailable for 4 months
       
     * Nature
       Planet Earth II
       Say hello to the wonders of the world
       Islands, mountains, cities - discover incredible creatures, wherever they live.
       59 minsAvailable for 4 months
       
     * Nature
       Africa
       It’s like nowhere else
       Vast deserts, verdant plains and vibrant jungles - it's the world's wildest continent.
       60 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Nature
       Life Story
       Series 1: 1. First Steps
       Fur seals and flightless barnacle goose chicks fight to survive the challenges of infancy.
       59 minsAvailable for 10 months
       
     * Nature
       Frozen Planet
       Discover the ends of the earth
       Inhospitable, remote, yet teeming with life. It's a different world on the same planet.
       59 minsAvailable for 4 months
       
     * Nature
       Life
       The incredible challenges animals face to survive
       David Attenborough looks at epic spectacles and amazing examples of wildlife behaviour.
       59 minsAvailable for over a year
       
     * Nature
       Planet Earth
       The splendour and surprises of Earth's amazing life
       Join Sir David Attenborough on a breathtaking journey around the planet.
       59 minsAvailable for 4 months
       

Louis Theroux

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     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       America’s Most Dangerous Pets. With the Tiger King
       Louis met the notorious Joe Exotic as he discovered some amazing animal collections.
       60 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux's LA Stories
       2. Edge of Life
       Louis Theroux meets patients battling for their lives in LA's most famous hospital.
       60 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux: Altered States
       Birth, love and death
       How changing social attitudes have transformed Americans’ most intimate moments.
       59 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Surviving America's Most Hated Family
       Louis returns to visit the Westboro Baptist Church in the wake of the death of its leader.
       59 minsAvailable for 1 month
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Selling Sex
       Louis Theroux meets the women legally providing sexual services to paying clients.
       58 minsAvailable for 1 month
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Life on the Edge: 1. Beyond Belief
       Louis Theroux explores how some people’s most fervent beliefs can lead to conflict.
       59 minsAvailable for 9 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       A Different Brain
       Louis Theroux meets people living with the long-term effects of a brain injury.
       59 minsAvailable for 3 months
       
     * Documentary
       Louis Theroux
       Mothers on the Edge
       Louis Theroux meets mothers experiencing mental health problems postpartum.
       59 minsAvailable for 1 month
       

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