All shows in the Drama category

  1. A Running Jump

    A Running Jump

    1 Episode

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    Sports-infused comedy about a man trying to buy a second-hand car in London's East End

  2. A Very British Coup

    A Very British Coup

    2 Episodes

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    Based on the novel by Chris Mullin, this political thriller stars Ray McAnally as the newly elected left-wing prime minister Harry Perkins, who soon finds himself up to his neck in conspiracy

  3. Annie's Bar

    Annie's Bar

    10 Episodes

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    Political soap with scenes shot just hours before transmission. Set in and around Annie's Bar - the legendary watering hole and gossip shop in the House of Commons

  4. Any Human Heart

    Any Human Heart

    4 Episodes

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    Jim Broadbent, Matthew Macfadyen and Sam Claflin take the lead role in William Boyd's funny, moving adaptation of his novel, exploring one man's tumultuous journey through the 20th century

  5. Babylon

    Babylon

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    Razor-sharp comedy drama directed by Danny Boyle that takes a wry look at the people and politics of London's police force. With Paterson Joseph, James Nesbitt and Brit Marling

  6. Beaver Falls

    Beaver Falls

    2 Series, 12 Episodes

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    Three British graduates blag jobs at an elite American summer camp. The guys want a summer of fun, but they have to set an example to the gorgeous teenage offspring of California's rich and powerful.

  7. Behaving Badly

    Behaving Badly

    4 Episodes

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    A four-part drama adapted from the novel by Catherine Heath that sees a spurned wife change from a splendidly behaved woman into one that indulges in the intoxicating delights of misbehaviour

  8. Big Women

    Big Women

    4 Episodes

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    Fay Weldon's drama about a group of female friends who set up a feminist publishing house, starring Daniela Nardini

  9. Black Mirror

    Black Mirror

    2 Series, 6 Episodes

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    Charlie Brooker, the writer of E4's Dead Set, returns with a suspenseful, satirical three-part mini-series that taps into collective unease about our modern world

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    Blackout

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    Drama documentary exploring the effects of a devastating cyber-attack on Britain's national electricity grid, combining fictional scenes with footage recorded during real blackouts

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    Born with Two Mothers

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    A provocative drama about an IVF mix-up which results in a white woman giving birth to a black boy

  12. Boss: Tom Kane

    Boss

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    Kelsey Grammer stars as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the political drama series for which he won a Golden Globe award

  13. Boyz Unlimited

    Boyz Unlimited

    6 Episodes

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    This six-part comedy series charts conman Nigel Gacey's attempt to manufacture a brand new boy band from scratch

  14. Cast of Brookside

    Brookside

    6 Series, 8 Episodes

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    Phil Redmond's classic, ground-breaking soap set in a housing estate on the outskirts of Liverpool. Brookside first aired on Channel 4 in 1982 and ran for 21 years.

  15. Lennie James as Lee Kingley

    Buried

    8 Episodes

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    Lennie James starts in this hard-hitting drama about the daily struggle for survival in HMP Mandrake, a men's prison

  16. The Camomile Lawn

    The Camomile Lawn

    5 Episodes

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    Classic adaptation of Mary Wesley's much-acclaimed second novel. As storm clouds gather over Europe in 1939, five cousins meet to pay tribute to a world that will never be the same again.

  17. Closing Numbers

    Closing Numbers

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    This drama about a husband having an affair with another man was the centrepiece of Channel 4's contribution to the 1993 World Aids Day

  18. Daniel Feeld's frozen head

    Cold Lazarus

    4 Episodes

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    Dennis Potter's last epic drama, starring Albert Finney. In 2368 a group of scientists are on the brink of a breakthrough as they begin to tap into the memory of a man who died in the 1990s.

  19. Coming Up 2013

    Coming Up

    2 Series, 14 Episodes

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    Coming Up is the Channel 4 talent scheme where new writers and directors have the opportunity to make an original film with a guaranteed network broadcast

  20. Complicit: Edward Ekubo

    Complicit

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    Feature-length drama from acclaimed writer Guy Hibbert, that explores the murky moral compromise that British MI5 agent Edward Ekubo (David Oyelowo), faces in the hidden intelligence wars

  21. Dates

    Dates

    9 Episodes

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    From the creator of Skins, a witty, sexy and emotional drama series about the complicated and hilarious ways that strangers interact on dates in their quest to find love

  22. Deadset

    Dead Set

    5 Episodes

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    Bloody, sharp satire from Charlie Brooker. Zombies are rampaging throughout Britain. Blissfully unaware of gory events outside, the Big Brother housemates are in for the ultimate eviction night...

  23. Derek: Ricky Gervais

    Derek

    4 Series, 14 Episodes

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    A bittersweet comedy drama about a group of outsiders living on society's margins. Written, directed by and starring Ricky Gervais.

  24. Cast of The Devil's Whore

    The Devil's Whore

    4 Episodes

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    Colourful four-part drama about the seismic events of 17th-century England, when political disobedience turned to revolution and bloody civil war, and English history was changed forever

  25. DOCKERS

    Dockers

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    Feature-length drama depicting the struggles of a small group of Liverpool dockers. Written by working dockers, with the help of screenwriter Jimmy McGovern and novelist Irvine Welsh.

  26. Dressing for Breakfast: Louise

    Dressing for Breakfast

    3 Series, 21 Episodes

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    Comedy about friends, family and relationships. Louise is single, bright and attractive and, although she likes her independence, would love to meet Mr Right. Or at least Mr Reasonably OK...

  27. Echoes

    Echoes

    4 Episodes

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    A compelling and evocative story of love, friendship and obsession. Set in a small Irish town between 1952 and 1962, two children make education the escape route to a better life.

  28. Elizabeth

    Elizabeth I

    2 Episodes

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    Helen Mirren portrays the 'Virgin Queen' in her later years in this major two-part drama by Nigel Williams. Also starring Jeremy Irons, Hugh Dancy, Ian McDiarmid and Patrick Malahide.

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    Everyday

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    John Simm and Shirley Henderson star in Michael Winterbottom's tale of survival and love - a celebration of the small pleasures of life

  30. Falling Apart

    Falling Apart

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    This is a powerful and contemporary drama charts the course of Clare and Pete's marriage from its blissful beginnings to its tragic end due to domestic violence

  31. Fallout

    Fallout

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    A policeman returns to the estate where he grew up to investigate the murder of a young boy. Lennie James stars in this powerful drama about race and law and order.

  32. Family Money

    Family Money

    4 Episodes

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    Award-winning Claire Bloom stars in this adaptation of Nina Bawden's novel, which takes an ironic look at family relationships and money, subtly laced with a sense of menace

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    The Fear

    4 Episodes

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    Peter Mullan stars as Brighton crime boss turned entrepreneur Richie Beckett in Richard Cottan's powerful four-part drama that chronicles the disintegration of a criminal mind

  34. Fresh Meat

    Fresh Meat

    4 Series, 26 Episodes

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    Comedy drama series from the creators of Peep Show about the hilarious, and often painful, truths of being a student

  35. GBH

    GBH

    7 Episodes

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    Alan Bleasdale's Bafta-nominated drama, starring Robert Lindsay and Michael Palin. The epic - and sometimes hilarious - story of the madness of power, and how it affects the lives of two men.

  36. Gas Attack

    Gas Attack

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    In this futuristic feature-length drama, an extremist group releases anthrax into a community of Kurdish asylum seekers in Glasgow, with devastating effects

  37. The Good Wife: Alicia, Eli, Peter, Cary and Kalinda

    The Good Wife

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    Drama starring Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a politician's wife who transforms herself into a career woman when a scandal surrounding her husband turns her life upside down

  38. The Government Inspector

    The Government Inspector

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    Drama telling the story of Dr David Kelly, an expert caught between the government and the BBC over the war in Iraq

  39. The Gravy Train Goes East

    The Gravy Train Goes East

    4 Episodes

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    This four-part political drama delves deep into the fictitious Balkan state of Slaka in the aftermath of its liberation from Communism

  40. The Hamburg Cell

    The Hamburg Cell

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    Based on two years of exhaustive research, The Hamburg Cell was the first major television dramatisation of the September 11 plot

  41. Hill Street Blues

    Hill Street Blues

    4 Series, 146 Episodes

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    Gritty and groundbreaking US ensemble drama that chronicles the lives of the overworked staff of an inner city American police precinct. Remember, let's be careful out there...

  42. Hollyoaks

    Hollyoaks

    22 Episodes

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    The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...

  43. Hollyoaks Later

    Hollyoaks Later

    4 Series, 20 Episodes

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    Say hello to the late-night, post-watershed Hollyoaks spin-off that follows your favourite characters on their after-dark adventures. Be warned: anything can, and probably will happen...

  44. Hollyoaks: Best Bits 2011 - The Freshers group

    Hollyoaks: Best Bits 2011

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    A cheeky look back at the sexiest, funniest, biggest and best moments from 2011 - a phenomenal year in Hollyoaks

  45. Hollyoaks

    Hollyoaks: Omnibus

    4 Episodes

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    The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does happen...

  46. Emilia Fox as Dawn

    Honeymoon

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    A woman sets off on her honeymoon, but troubling events over the course of one night make her question who her new husband really is...

  47. Cast of Jake's Progress

    Jake's Progress

    4 Episodes

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    Robert Lindsay and Julie Walters head a star-studded cast in Alan Bleasdale's 1995 gripping four-part family drama series

  48. Karaoke

    Karaoke

    4 Episodes

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    In a rare collaboration between Channel 4 and the BBC, Albert Finney stars as Daniel Feeld in this Dennis Potter classic

  49. Lipstick on Your Collar

    Lipstick on Your Collar

    6 Episodes

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    Dennis Potter's innovative musical drama, starring a young Ewan McGregor. On the eve of the Suez crisis, two rock 'n' roll obsessed War Office clerks dream of life outside the army - and true love.

  50. Little Napoleons

    Little Napoleons

    4 Episodes

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    This four-part drama series stars Norman Beaton and Saeed Jaffrey as a pair of warring solicitors whose conflict spills out of the courtroom and into the council chambers

  51. Longford

    Longford

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    Compelling feature-length drama set in the last three decades of Lord Longford's life, during which time he waged a controversial campaign to win parole for Moors murderess Myra Hindley

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