Doctors is a British daytime television soap opera, which started in 2000. It is produced by BBC Birmingham and screened on BBC One. It tells the story of the staff at the fictional Mill Health Centre.
Heartbeat is set in the 1960s, in the fictional Yorkshire town of Aidensfield. The first seasons focus on the lives of London policeman Nick Rowan, who moves to the village with his doctor wife Kate.
Nick's police colleagues feature in the series, under the leadership of the crusty but kindhearted Sergeant Blaketon. Blaketon's nemesis is Claude Jeremiah Greengrass, poacher and occasional small-time fence. Greengrass is a regular patron of the Aidensfield Arms hotel, run by George Ward and his pretty niece Gina. It's here at the pub that we see much of the day-to-day social interaction in the series. Heartbeat is based on the Constable books by Nicholas Rhea. There have been a load of Heartbeat coppers over the years. They are listed below: Sgt. Oscar Blackton
PC. Alf Ventress
PC. Phil Bellamy
PC. Nick Rowan
Sgt. Nick Rowan
PC. Mike Bradley
DC. Mike Bradley
Sgt. Raymond Craddock
PC. Tom Nicholson
Sgt. Denis Merton
PC. Steve Crane
Sgt. George Mi
The widowed Elizabeth Peacock lives at Arlington Grange with her step-daughter, the gorgeous (and fast) Vivienne Scarlet. Mrs White is their housekeeper. Three friends, Professor Peter Plum, Colonel Michael Mustard, and the Reverend Jonathan Green, often come to visit, and someone new is always around - someone everyone will have reasons for wanting dead. But Cluedo is a game show, not a drama series: a film of this week's murderous events is shown to two celebrity teams, who question the suspects and try to work out who did the deed. Members of the cast improvise their answers, and each season has a new cast. Outside the UK, the series was sometimes called Clue.
Sam Tyler (Michael Elphick) moves into the basement flat of the house owned by his son Nick (Ray Burdis). Unknown to Nick, his wife Angie (Lysette Anthony) has promised the flat to her mother, Daphne Trenchard (Angela Thorne). Nick and Angie arrive at a compromise by which Sam and Daphne will share the basement flat. This leads to some difficulties, particularly for Daphne, who thinks that Sam is coarse and vulgar. Sam, on the other hand, would like a much closer relationship with Daphne.
Fox is writer Trevor Preston's magnum opus about a South London family who have lived in the Clapham area for generations. A microcosm of London and the way it has changed, the series follows the ups and downs and conflicts within the family. The patriach who rules his family with a mixture of benevolence and depotism, "King" Billy is a retired Covent Garden porter and his family consists of his second wife, Connie and five sons: Vin, Ray, Joey, Kenny and Phil.
Written and directed on a scale which is seldom attempted on television nowadays, each of the thirteen episodes brings a depth and richness to both the characters and situation - from Billy's 70th birthday to Kenny's horror at accidentally killing his boxing opponent, from Vin trying to cope with a deaf son to Ray's brushes with the law. The script, direction and acting are pitch-perfect and this is arguably the best, most involving series that Euston Films produced throughout its twenty years.