UK Television Dramas in the Best of the Web UK Directory

UK Television Dramas

A Touch of Frost

A summary of the cast with episode details of the ITV detective drama that ran from 1992 to 2009 starring David Jason as Detective Inspector Jack Frost.

All Creatures Great And Small

An overview of this comedy drama based on novels by James Harriot and first shown by the BBC between 1978 and 1990.

BBC 4 - Inspector De Luca

Crime series, set in Bologna during Mussolini's dictatorship, about an investigator whose honesty and uncompromising character help him solve cases.

BBC Drama

Find a BBC Drama programme, view previews, and read actor biographies.

BBC One - Poldark

Brooding drama set in 18th-century Cornwall. Adapted from Winston Graham's novels.

BBC: Casualty

Hospital drama series with character details, video clips and iPlayer links.

BBC: Lark Rise to Candleford

Period drama based on Flora Thompson's memoir of her childhood in Oxfordshire childhood at the end of the 19th Century. Includes information about the author and the real people her characters were based on.

BBC: Spooks

An action adventure drama about the British Security Service. Read behind the scenes facts with links to a programme blog.

BBC: Waking the Dead

Police drama series starring Trevor Eve as Superintendent Peter Boyd.

BBC: Z-Cars

Highlights the 14 series and 667 episodes of the crime drama that ran from 1962 up to 1978.

BFI Screenonline: Cracker

Synopsis, casts and credits with video clips of the Granada Television series.

BFI Screenonline: Tutti Frutti (1987)

Synopsis and cast and crew information on the BBC comedy/drama starring Robbie Coltrane and Emma Thompson.

Desperate Housewives

Official ITV site covering the episodes with reviews and cast profiles about this comedy drama centred around rich, bored housewives.

Footballer's Wives

Character profiles and episide details with downloads and FAQ about the drama staring the wifes of make believe Earls Park FC football players.


IMDb page offering articles, images and facts about this ITV series set in the fictional town of Aidensfield in the North Yorkshire Moors.

IMDb: Ballykissangel

Images, cast profiles and a summary of the series and the awards won.

IMDb: Rumpole of the Bailey

A TV drama about Horace Rumpole, a law barrister that ran from 1978 to 1992 and received 8 nominations.

IMDb: The Royal

A spin off from the TV drama Heartbeat and set in a Whitby hospital and shown between 2003 and 2009.

IMDb: The Vice

An ITV crime drama about a London vice squad investigating prostitution and pornography crimes.

The Inspector Morse Society

An enthusiast site founded in 1995 offering images, facts and even meeting details for those interested in the detective programme. The Equalizer

Episode guides and video clips of this action crime drama about a private detective played by Edward Woodward.


Official site of this BBC fantasy drama, based on the Arthurian legends.

Midsomer Murders

Episode guides and location details with downloads of this crime drama involving a DCI and his young Sergeant investigating murders.

Monarch of the Glen

The BBC's micro-site about the TV series adapted from the author's novels.

Peak Practice Online

Actor profiles, episode synopsis and video clips of this 1993–2002 drama about countryside doctors.


Gritty British crime drama starring Damien Molony and Clare-Hope Ashitey.

The Sweeney

Summary, reviews and a recap of the British police drama popular during the 1970's and starring John Thaw and Dennis Waterman.

The Upstairs, Downstairs Web Pages

Features character and episode guides, photo galleries and interviews pertaining to this classic TV drama of the 1970s. Also includes information on the new three part series to be broadcast just after Christmas 2010.

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