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Posted By: Bruce Gibbins
Posted On: Sunday January 19, 2020 at 5:24 PM
 
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An almost impossible task, John. With most of the shows I watch being British
a list of my favorites is almost endless.
What sites in America to you folks go to for your Britpix entertainment. BBC America, PBS?
There are several other British production companies that have produced some amazing TV shows, ITV for example.
We, that's the Mrs and yours truly, either, borrow DVD's from the local library here in Johnsonville - Waitohe, or I buy them from sellers on ebay.
But an all zone DVD player is needed to play US zone 1 DVD's. We are zone 4 but if I want to buy from local sellers then I need to raise a mortgage on our house.

Four British TV Shows that I would recommend and that access to previews can be found on YouTube are:

Happy Valley.
Last Tango in Halifax.
When the Boat Comes In
Home Fires
George Gently
Darling Buds of May.
Sharpe
A second Downton Abby was made.
Equally as good as the original long running series Americans would be more familiar with.
This is equally extravagant and beautifuly produced with some of Britians finest actresses and actors.

From the era that brought us Poldark, there is The Onedin Line.
British cop shows and detective series are usually pretty good and there are so many to choose from you'll get a thumping headache trying.


So there ar just a small- microcosmic number and for more information use google and YT.

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Tv or Not Tv___Part II__Wherein we secede to Britain by John Barry #46348
Broadchurch - all 3 seasons; Luther - all 4 seasons & Marcella - both seasons (EOM) by Terence Slekar #46348.1
thank you Mr Slekar by John Barry #46348.1.1
Thank you, Terrence for the Marcella heads up. A google search reveals that by Bruce Gibbins #46348.1.2
Bravo to you both - you will definitely enjoy these shows... by Terence Slekar #46348.1.3
Enjoyed "The Terror". Poldark is well done and has a fine cast, great period piece. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #46348.2ModeratorZone Diplomat
I remember Poldark from back in the day, John. I think I would appreciate this by Bruce Gibbins #46348.2.1
This is a more recent version. Here's a like. by John Kuvakas #46348.2.1.1ModeratorZone Diplomat
You`ve already obligated me to Foyle`s War John ...I`ll be a while catching up (EOM) by John Barry #46348.2.2
I watched all seasons of Foyle's War; it got better each season. Fantastic! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #46348.2.2.1
From the same era as Poldark are, The Pallisers and Brideshead Revisited by Bruce Gibbins #46348.2.3
If you like Jeremy Irons, watch Watchmen from HBO. (EOM) by Robert Bolin #46348.2.3.1
that one`s on my shortlist (EOM) by John Barry #46348.2.3.1.1
An almost impossible task, John. With most of the shows I watch being British by Bruce Gibbins #46348.3
you`re stuffing the ballot box here Bruce (EOM) by John Barry #46348.3.1
Yeah I know, John, I'm letting my enthusiasm run away with me, I must Curb that:-) (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #46348.3.1.1
I have been SCOURING the sources for the appearance of "CURB" all day long (EOM) by John Barry #46348.3.1.1.1
In America, Acorn TV is all British and Amazon Prime with Acorn has tons. by Robert Bolin #46348.3.2
A seaborne Boys Own, ripping good yarn kinda thing is Hornblower. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #46348.3.2.1
Yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,,,,that looks pretty,pretty,pretty good Bruce by John Barry #46348.3.2.1.1
Oh gosh. Robert, It seems you chaps are pretty well served right there on home base by Bruce Gibbins #46348.3.2.2
Sharpe is my favorite show of all time, Robert. It's my desert island disc set. by Bruce Gibbins #46348.3.2.3
The books got me into the show. by Robert Bolin #46348.3.2.3.1
Never seen either of them. But I love Sherlock and a show called Chasing Shadows by Robert Bolin #46348.4
Now, if we are talking British productions, not just BBC, I love a lot of Granada shows. by Robert Bolin #46348.5
Mr Bolin !!! by John Barry #46348.5.1
here we go ....another Toby Jones venture by John Barry #46348.6
Final season of Ashes to Ashes. by Jani Bodmann #46348.7
Ashes to ashes, dust to dust, show me a gal that a man can trust..... (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #46348.7.1
Hello Jani....as per your suggestion.......... by John Barry #46348.7.2
BBC flavored,“Police Squad” style presentation….somewhere between Lowbrow and Uni-brow by John Barry #46348.8
We are fans of Vera and Endeavour as well as Foyle.... by John Roberts #46348.9
when you start to run out of superlatives....... by John Barry #46348.9.1




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