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The Bill
Season 26 Episode 12 of 31
The Truth Will Out Suspicion falls on the father of a four-year-old boy who goes missing from his garden, but CCTV footage of the abduction tells a different story. Callum, visiting Sun Hill to discuss his suspension, follows the unfolding case and cannot resist chipping in with his opinion of the suspect, but it is solid work by his colleagues in the uniform branch that finally tracks the missing child to a storm drain beside the Thames, where rapidly rising water puts several lives in danger. Joel Beckett guest stars

Category Police/Crime Drama
The Bill
Season 26 Episode 13 of 31
Great Power Part one of two. Jack directs an operation to keep rival football fans apart, but ends up unwittingly channelling a group of them into a dangerous situation. As tension mounts, Commander Lisa Kennedy becomes increasingly anxious about her son, who is attending the match, and she takes control when an ambulance is needed to reach a woman suffering an asthma attack in the crowd. In the ensuing clean-up, a body is discovered

Category Police/Crime Drama
The Bill
Season 26 Episode 14 of 31
Great Responsibility Part two of two. Commander Kennedy prepares to face a hostile media over charges that police handling of the football crowd contributed to the murder, and is shocked to see CCTV footage showing her own son running away from the crime scene. The victim turns out to have a complicated love life that may have led to the killing, and two other suspects are identified, but the commander's leadership and probity face their sternest test

Category Police/Crime Drama
The Bill
Season 26 Episode 15 of 31
Bad Blood An old friend of Mickey's is knocked off his bike and killed, and the victim's brother - a known drug dealer - approaches the detective with a request to investigate whether it was a case of murder. Max persuades Neil to let them pursue the inquiry and shows his commitment to the undercover operation by snorting cocaine with their chief suspect

Category Police/Crime Drama
Northanger Abbey
Adaptation of Jane Austen's gothic satire, starring Felicity Jones as heroine Catherine Morland. The naive daughter of a country clergyman is taken by family friends to make her debut in the intriguing world of Bath society - but her wealthy companions make others believe she is an heiress in her own right. Carey Mulligan, Sylvestra Le Touzel and Liam Cunningham also star

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Film Persuasion (1995)
A woman living with her oppressive family is forced to refuse a poor man's hand in marriage, only for him to return much the richer years later - though now he's set his heart on her sister-in-law. Fine romantic period drama, skilfully adapted from Jane Austen's novel, starring Amanda Root, Ciaran Hinds, Susan Fleetwood and Corin Redgrave

Category General
Catherine Cookson's The Glass Virgin
Feature-length drama from the pen of the popular storyteller. A woman runs away from her wealthy family after she discovers a shocking secret about her past. Nigel Havers, Emily Mortimer and Brendan Coyle star

Category General
Call the Midwife
Season 3 Episode 2 of 8
Trixie's feathers are ruffled when Jenny is promoted, but the new Acting Sister has more to worry about after a mother-to-be reveals the baby she is carrying was not fathered by her husband - and to complicate matters, the real father is black. Cynthia is inspired by a lecture on natural childbirth, convinced it will help an overly anxious patient, while Alec and his friends try to persuade Jenny to join them on a CND march. Jessica Raine, Helen George and Bryony Hannah star in the 1950s-set nursing drama

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Miss Scarlet and the Duke
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
Eliza is hired to go undercover and infiltrate a potentially disruptive gang, but is less delighted when she learns she will be spying on a group of campaigning suffragettes

Category Historical/Period Drama
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Season 1 Episode 6 of 6
Father Michael visits the Demichelis children who are struggling to cope, but his offer of help is initially rejected by Chloe, whose anger results in drastic action. To her surprise, she gains support from an unlikely quarter. The inquest into Vernon's death begins, with Father Michael, Helen, and the officers in question all summoned to give evidence. PC Andrew Powell has to make a tough call - support his colleagues or tell the truth? And will being under oath lead Father Michael to confess to more than he has before? Drama, starring Sean Bean

Category Education/Science/Factual
Season 3 Episode 4 of 4
Let It Bleed While Rebus looks into the apparent suicide of a man at an investment bank, Clarke investigates a stabbing on the seedy Westmills estate. The inspector learns his victim had links to a chemical company building a new plant in the area, as well as an Angolan village where children have been used unscrupulously in drug testing - but before his latest informant can pass on vital evidence, she too is silenced. Drama, starring Ken Stott and Claire Price

Category Detective/Thriller
The Casual Vacancy
Season 1 Episode 3 of 3
Tensions rise in Pagford as the parish council election approaches and each side steps up its campaign, with the fate of Sweetlove House hanging in the balance. Meanwhile, Miles pines for a quiet life and promises Samantha that once the vote is over everything will calm down, but she doesn't believe him, and Howard's dark secret is revealed in the Ghost's final post. Krystal returns home to find Terri back to her old ways, Hope seems more fragile than ever and news of a tragedy leaves the whole community reeling

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Trial & Retribution
Season 5 Episode 1 of 2
Trial & Retribution V - Part One Part one of two. Walker is assigned to investigate the discovery of a young woman's skeleton, found underneath the patio of what used to be a boarding house, but is paired with Pat's ex-boyfriend Jeff. Drama from Widows creator Lynda LaPlante, starring David Hayman and Paul Kynman

Category Detective/Thriller
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