THE IMPERIAL Leather of costume soap combining the best and worst of rich people and their servants with lots of dressing up
MASSIVE OVERDOSE of Anthony Trollope historama
GLENDA JACKSON shaves her head, wears a beak and paints her face white in order to rule England for 60 years.
CRAVAT-SPORTING CREEPERY of the yowser roisterer shafer-me-lad kind.
POSH TOFFS of the 1920s fancy themselves
YAWNSOME MID-AFTERNOON serial about some 1930s toffs in a country house.
PUNNING TITLE and YES, MINISTER-type theme concealed ultra gentle aristocom
ROARING TWENTIES flapper and all-round femme fatale Lydia (MEL MARTIN) moves from man to man in this furious adaptation of the H...
OLDE ENGLISH cobblers from another Catherine Cookson bodiceboiler
PERMANENTLY RAISED eyebrow-enhanced anthology of PG's scribblings
GREAT GREAT GRANDFATHER of every Sunday teatime period drama adaptation ever.
GENEALOGICAL GALLOP courtesy of (at the time) the Beeb's most expensive production ever.
ALLISON FISKE divorces hapless MARTIN SHAW.
A Yorkshire schools' morning stalwart.
SPRAWLING EDWARDIAN household powerplay
ONCE MORE UNTO Edwardian England for another bout of tears'n'trauma drawing room dramatics.
TITANIC NAUTICAL saga which steamed through BBC1 Sunday nights for nigh on a decade.
RAGGED STUDIO-BOUND videotape romp through the turn of the century life of the titular royal-bedding ragamuffin
MORE FROM THE fortuitously prolific pen of E. Nesbitt
NOT THE same Eddie as him above; rather his dad, and Queen Victoria's replacement.
WISELY BINNING off any lingering trace of CARLA "COW GRIEF" LANE, here was WENDY "RIA" CRAIG devoting herself to the titular vocation...
GERALD HARPER stalks the moors as eponymous lairy lord of the manor, before contriving to hitch up with HILARY DWYER and, well,...
BROWBEATINGLY PLAY-IT-SAFE dramatisation done on crappy videotape of hush-hush liaison between King Edward VIII (EDWARD FOX) and - oh no! - divorced...