Black Books was a British television comedy shown on Channel 4 staring Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey and Tamsin Greig set in a independent book shop in London. Black Books is the name of the shop owned by drunken owner Bernard Black (played brilliantly by Dylan Moran) who is far more interested in alcohol, cigarettes and reading rather than selling anything. Bill Baily plays Manny Bianco and Tasmin Greig plays Fran Katzenjammer who spend many of the show episodes trying to get Bernard to participate in the wider world, something he has little enthusiasm to do (like his book selling skills).
The BBC One TV show Life on Mars is drama series which stared John Simm as DCI Sam Tyler who after being struck by a car in the year 2006 and reawakens in 1973. The TV show follows the life Sam Tyler working for the Manchester Police alongside Gene Hunt who is played brilliantly by Philip Glenister whilst trying to work out if he is dead, in a coma, travelled back in time or just gone totally mad and is imagining that he’s in 1973.
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Band of Brothers is a Emmy Award and Golden Globe winning 10-part mini television series set during World War II in Europe. The TV show made by HBO and co producer by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg was based on the book Band of Brothers written by Stephen Ambrose. Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg approached HBO with the idea of creating Band of Brother after their successful collaboration on the movie Saving Private Ryan. The TV mini series was first shown in 2001 on HBO in the USA and BBC in the UK and still has reruns on many TV networks around the globe.
24 is a Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American TV show staring Kiefer Sutherland, Leslie Hope, Sarah Clarke, Elisha Cuthbert and Dennis Haysbert shown on the Fox Network in the USA and syndicated worldwide (Sky1 in the UK). It was original in that it followed the events of its characters (mainly Jack Bauer played by Kiefer Sutherland) who work for CTU (Counter Terrorism Unit) a fictional US Government agency in real time over a 24 hour period (1 hour per episode). Continue reading →