Television Shows

"As Seen on TV" A television movie (also TV movie, made-for-TV movie, telefilm, etc.) is a photoplay that does not normally feature in movie theatres but is produced for, and released to, television only. It is commonly considered a type of movie, but some people restrict the latter term to those that play in cinemas only. The programs listed below have all at one time or another been on the telly. Most of those great old shows are represented here, from "Green Acres" to "Absolutely Fabulous", from "Dallas" to "Six Feet Under", from "The Simpsons" to "Ren and Stimpy"..... Below is an amalgam of Alice's entire collection of "Television Shows". For more precise grazing you may find scrolling within this genre helpful. ie "TV Drama", "TV Comedy", "TV Cult", etc

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Shakespeare Retold (2005)

Director: Ed Fraiman
Starring: Imelda Staunton, Bill Paterson, Lennie James, Sharon Small, Zoe Tapper, Dean Len...

Polly (Imelda Staunton) and Theo (Bill Paterson) have come to Dream Park to celebrate the engagement of their daughter in this updated BBC version of... Read more

A Perfect Day (2006)

Director: Peter Levin
Starring: Rob Lowe, Christopher Lloyd, Frances Conroy, Paget Brewster

Family man Robert Harlan (Rob Lowe) is made redundant and decides to do something with the novel he's been writing. Thanks to literary agent Camille... Read more

A Touch of Frost: Series 11 and 12 (2003)

Director: Roy Battersby, Paul Harrison, Roger Bamford
Starring: David Jason, Robert Glenister, Susan Penhaligon, John Lyons, Bruce Alexander

"A Touch of Frost" is one of Britain's most successful detective series and stars award-winning actor David Jason as Detective Inspector Jack Frost, a... Read more

A Touch of Frost: Series 13 and 14 (2008)

Director: Various
Starring: David Jason, Tony Charles, John Lyons, Christopher Blake, Bruce Alexander, Micha...

David Jason returns as unconventional policeman Detective Inspector Jack Frost in this three-disc set incorporating both series 13 and 14 in three thr... Read more

A Touch of Frost: Series 15 (Final) (2010)

Director: Paul Harrison
Starring: Adrian Dunbar, David Jason, Niamh Cusack, Phyllis Logan, John Lyons, Arthur Whit...

In the last ever episode Frost joins forces with RSPCA Inspector Christine Moorhead in a raid on a brutal dogfight, and there are unexpected and deadl... Read more

A Touch of Frost: Series 9 and 10 (2002)

Director: Paul Harrison, Roger Bamford
Starring: David Jason, Robert Glenister, Susan Penhaligon, John Lyons, Bruce Alexander

Contains four feature-length episodes: 'Mistaken Identity' - Jack's got a new love interest and a body with no identification is found in a local rese... Read more

A Voyage Round My Father (1983)

Director: Alvin Rakoff
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Alan Bates, Jane Asher

This is John Mortimer's warm, witty portrait of his father and the rest of the family. Filmed in the places where the events actually occurred. The sc... Read more

A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and His Sonnets (2005)

Director: John McKay
Starring: Indira Varma, Nicholas Rowe, Rupert Graves, Zoe Wanamaker, Tom Sturridge, Anna C...

In 1609, William Shakespeare published a collection of 154 sonnets, creating what is arguably the greatest lyric sequence in English literature. But w... Read more

A Year in Provence (1993)

Director: David Tucker
Starring: John Thaw, Lindsay Duncan

Having decided to leave their jobs, London and the rat race behind them, the Mayles head off to the South of France, seduced by the prospect of the id... Read more

Above and Beyond (2006)

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson
Starring: Richard E Grant, Liane Balaban, Jason Priestley, Joss Ackland, Jonathan Scarfe,...

This Canadian mini-series tells the story of Ferry Command, a civilian effort to escort bombers across the Atlantic Ocean to the UK during the darkest... Read more