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Summary: As the enormously popular mystery series returns, World War II is over, but the Cold War simmers in 1946 London. DCS Christopher Foyle has retired from police work when Britain's secret intelligence service compels him to join its ranks. Reunited with his former colleague, newlywed Sam Wainwright, Foyle faces new--but no less deadly--threats in the world of spies and counterintelligence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FOY

Summary: Based on the unforgettable Open University and Television for Schools programs of the 1970s. Through a series of gloriously deadpan experiments, we observe a colony of ants build an igloo, receive a telephone call from a brain, discover why ghosts can't whistle, and reveal the largest number in the world. Science has never been so silly.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2010

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LOO

Summary: Set in West Yorkshire's Calder Valley, police sergeant Catherine Cawood leads her officers in investigating a possible string of serial killings.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HAP

Summary: DI Vivienne Deering returns to work from bereavement leave after her husband's death, but only Viv's impulsive subordinate, DC Dinah Kowalska, knows the brutal truth of what really happened to him. Then in her first week back, a bomb blast at a funeral plunges Deering and her team headfirst into a gang war inflamed by a crime family matriarch who is just as ferocious as Deering herself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV NO

Summary: The sons of the Phelan family - two farmers, a schoolteacher, and a priest - are torn between nonviolent protest and bloody revolt during the Irish potato famine of the 1840s. Real-life brothers Joe, Mark, Paul, and Stephen McGann star as the Phelans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HAN

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: As Season Five begins in 1924, the radio is the latest miracle, a new Labour government heralds changes through the land, and Downton's traditional ways are besieged on all fronts. Robert, Mary, and Branson must navigate these shifting sands together to ensure the future of the estate for generations to come. As Branson finds himself playing a more crucial role at Downton than ever before, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD DOW NOT RATED

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Do5

Summary: Crime investigations against a stunning seaside backdrop are at the heart of this drama series following a high-flying solicitor who returns to live and work in the small town she escaped as a teenager. As coroner, Jane Kennedy's job is the investigate sudden or unexplained deaths in the beautiful seaside community.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2018

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3 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COR

Summary: Friendless, orphaned Jane Eyre takes a job as governess to a lively French girl. In time, she finds herself in love with the child's guardian. When she saves him from a fire, she finds that there are many secrets to learn ... secrets that could destroy her happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD J

Summary: The well-meaning Jim Hacker, a newly appointed Cabinet Minister, battles career civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV YES

Summary: Alan Partidge is the hilariously unprofessional host of the cheesiest television talk show imaginable. Self-absorbed and cursed with an ABBA fixation, Alan confronts an endless parade of C-list celebrities week after week with mounting frustration and antagonism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV KNO

Summary: Inspector Morse is a melancholy, enigmatic and romantic man who never uses his first name and who find solace in real ale, classical music, and difficult crosswords. Together with his able sergeant Lewis, Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford. (Cherubim & seraphim) While Morse goes on...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV INS

Summary: The stars play a pair of middle-aged, dating game dropouts as wary of romance as they are perfect for each other. Through rocky unsettling times, the pair lurch their way to companionship, friendship, and finally love. Contains all 26 episodes of this British comedy classic.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2004

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV FIN

Summary: Vexed follows two mismatched police detectives as they banter and bicker their way through London's toughest cases.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV VEX

Summary: Led by Captain Jack Harkness, the Torchwood team delves into the unknown and fights the impossible. From an underground base built on a rift in time and space, the team responds to any alien threat-- a meteorite crash landing, sightings of extra-terrestrial technology, an unusual autopsy report, the spread of a deadly alien virus. Everyone who works for Torchwood is under 35. Some day that's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TOR

Summary: "When a strange message pod turns up at UNIT HQ, the Doctor and his assistant Jo suddenly involved in another dangerous mission for the Time Lords. The TARDIS takes them to Skybase One above the inhospitable Solos. It is the 30th century and the planet is about to gain independence from Earth's glorious empire. But someone on Solos has other plans and, alarmingly, the natives are slowly...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2011

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV DOC

Summary: Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to present. Begins with a funeral, and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of several different family members.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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Summary: "From the fields of Pakistan through the docks of Hamburg to the halls of London's power elite, this epic drama crosses continents and cultures to portray the dark and dangerous world of international drug smuggling. The intersecting stories of vivid characters-- a British minister with a drug-addicted daughter, the wife of a German businessman whose husband is arrested for drug trafficking,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2001

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TRA

Summary: Chronicles the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day through a cast of historical characters, vivid storytelling, location photography, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STO NOT RATED

Summary: In the first series, Ben Coulter wakes up with a hangover and blood on his hands after a one-night stand. Lying beside him, fatally stabbed, is the body of a woman. A nightmare begins that changes Ben's life forever, as damning evidence emerges to incriminate him in a murder that he has no recollection of committing. While in prison awaiting his trial, Ben must endure terrifying forms of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia 2012

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Summary: Set over a tumultuous ten-year period in the early 20th century, this five-hour miniseries tells the story of an honorable Englishman coping with his growing disillusion at the end of a privileged era and the beginning of a new, egalitarian society. As the comfortable certainties of Edwardian England begin to give way to the chaos and destruction of WWI, nobleman Christopher Tietjens puts...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Summary: This fantasy series tells the alternative history of 19th-century England, where magic once existed and has returned with two men: Gilbert Norrell and Jonathan Strange, who pit their skills against the might of Napoleon, the mythical Raven King and death. The clash between these two British magicians is about to become a dangerous duel of the dark arts where, in the midst of the Napoleonic...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV JON

Summary: Based on the classic 1867 novel and play by French writer Émile Zola. The story of a young woman, Thérèse, unhappily married to her first cousin, Camille. She begins a passionate affair with one of Camille's friends, Laurent. Thérèse and Laurent will go to any lengths to be together, but their actions may haunt them forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: Political corruption, corporate intrigue, and sex scandal emerge when ambitious journalists delve into the seemingly unrelated deaths of a politician's assistant and a teen drug dealer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV STA

Summary: Part 8: Ralph Nickleby tries to cheat Madeleine Bray out of her inheritance. He is denied his dark goal, but Nicholas' joy over thwarting his uncle's scheme is dimmed when he learns that Smike is gravely ill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Home Video 2002

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LIF

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