Category Archives: British TV on DVD
Prime Suspect Tennison This is a prequel to the Prime Suspect series that starred Helen Mirren as Jane Tennison. Stefanie Martini takes centre stage as a young Jane Tennison. The stories focus on her early years in the police force.
Grantchester, Season 3. The third season of episodes about Sidney Chambers, an Anglican Vicar who stumbles upon multiple murders in his small hamlet.
DCI Banks, Season 4 & 5, 2015 & 2016. Banks is back solving crimes in these last two seasons of its run.
Victoria, Season 1, 2016. The series covers Queen Victoria taking the throne in 1837 and her marriage to Prince Albert in 1840.
Brokenwood Mysteries, Season Two. This detective series is set in New Zealand. An Auckland detective is sent to a small town, Brokenwood, to assist the local police with murder investigations.
Sherlock, Series 4, 2017. This is the latest season of the modern update of the classic Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The final episode feels very final, but according to news reports, Benedict Cumberbatch is signed for … Continue reading
Shetland, 2013-still in production. We now have season three of Shetland. This season aired in England in early 2016. We also carry season one and two.
Doctor Blake Mysteries, 2013-still being made. This whodunit takes place in 1950’s Australia. Doctor Blake returns to his hometown of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia to take over his father’s medical practice, as well as help police solve criminal cases. We carry … Continue reading
Life’s Too Short, 2011-2013. Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant of The Office fame created this mockumentary comedy series with the star, Warwick Davis.
Janet King, 2014 Series One. This Australian show focuses on the cases of Janet King, a Senior Crown Prosecutor who has just returned to work from maternity leave.
Jack Taylor, Iain Glen portrays an Irish ex-policeman turned private eye in this gritty drama.
Absolutely Fabulous: Complete Series, 1992-2012. We now have all the seasons and all the specials from this hilarious British comedy series for rent. We also have the 2016 theatrical movie.