Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
Marking the 125th anniversary of the birth of Agatha Christie, this episode, ‘Greenshaw’s Folly’ finds the redoubtable detective (Julia McKenzie) aiding a young mother and son – not knowing it will soon lead to murder.
The new HBO comedy drama set in the big bucks world of football gets the ball rolling with a mix of hip-hop-video bling and snappy one-liners wielded by the show’s star, Dwayne Johnson.
Better Call Saul
Breaking Bad’s crooked lawyer Saul was a highlight of the show, so let the sky be black with hats now he has his own series. As before, Bob Odenkirk essays a rascally, immoral anti-hero you can’t help but love, while private detective Mike makes an appearance too.
The second series of Broadchurch lived in the shadow of its predecessor but still managed to provide superior TV thriller fare. Once again starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman, it picks up where the last series left off, and finds the town’s residents preparing for the upcoming trial.
Short film starring Martin Freeman as Kevin, who borrows a phone belonging to his best mate (James Lance) in order to ask out a girl (Neve McIntosh). Discovering her number already in the phone sparks a series of awkward conversations and a whole lot of crossed wires.
Friend Request Pending
Charming short telling the tale of Mary (Judi Dench) and Linda (Penny Ryder) who spend an afternoon discussing the pleasures, pitfalls and problems of using social networking to try and woo the local choirmaster Trevor (Philip Jackson).
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones is back and it’s just as ripe with intrigue, oversexed and violent as ever. This opening episode of the highly anticipated season five finds Daenerys struggling to maintain order in Meereen, while Jon Snow has similar problems at the Wall.
This new four-part chiller from HBO Asia explores the terrible consequences when a family man’s infidelity unleashes a strange and powerful force.
House of Cards
Now in its third season, House of Cards sees the original BBC series transplanted to Washington and given a contemporary sheen. It stars Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood, whose rise to become US president has done nothing to stop his Machiavellian schemes – as this season opener goes to show.
This first episode of the drama set in the time of the British Raj stars Julie Walters as Cynthia Coffin, who is preparing for the start of the summer season when tragedy strikes and a mysterious assassin appears.
Inside No. 9
La Couchette is the title of this darkly funny tale from the minds of The League of Gentlemen’s Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. It stars Shearsmith as a passenger on a French overnight train whose rest is rudely interrupted…
Murder, She Baked: A Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery
Cosy mystery introducing culinary wannabe detective Hannah Swensen (Alison Sweeney), a bubbly baker in a sleepy Minnesota town. In this first outing Hannah must turn sleuth after finding her friend murdered behind her shop.
Nowness: Autumn Loves
A month in film featuring the female gaze, king crabs, erotic dance, the home of Rose Uniacke and music from Wet.
The update of the classic BBC drama has won a legion of fans, thanks in no small part to Aidan Turner's smouldering portrayal of Ross Poldark, who in this opening episode returns to Cornwall and sets about rebuilding his fortune - not to mention enchanting the local females.
The C Word
Based on a bestselling account of a woman’s brave fight against breast cancer, The C Word is as funny as it is heart-wrenching. Sheridan Smith is superb as Lisa, who makes her personal battle public – and in doing so wins a legion of fans. After this, you’ll be among them.
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
In this documentary series Andrew Jarecki (Capturing the Friedmans) delves into the case of millionaire Robert Durst, the key suspect in a number of murders. Using a mix of interviews, archive footage and material shot by Jarecki, it asks the simple question: did he do it?
Short film about three teenage boys who break into their school swimming pool one night in order to stage a breath-holding contest. As the night goes on, the loud, brash Charlie begins to tease the overweight, child-like Sam, and after Katie arrives tensions start to escalate…
The Ring Cycle
Game Of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer takes the lead in this comedy about a woman figuring out what to do with her wedding ring when her marriage ends. Walking through London, she has a series of encounters that propel her towards a new relationship…
Ex-Doctor Who Matt Smith stars in this well-observed and tender short about Rob who, a year after his brother's death, discovers the only way to help his father cope is to somehow force his affection onto him.
Josh sits alone in a café, happy watching the world go by. But when Carrick walks into his life the scene is set for an opportunity that could change Josh forever. Suddenly the ability to spot where truth lies, and lies begin, will make or break you in this edge-of-your-seat thriller.