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A Right Royal Drama

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A Right Royal Drama

If you simply cannot wait for the royal wedding, these acclaimed dramas covering the royal family over the centuries should keep you occupied. And look out for the definitive BBC DVD of Harry & Meghan's big day, released on 28th May.   Pomp and circumstance, be-headings, court intrigue and lashings of fictional licence will enlighten, surprise, entertain and delight – just like our very own, dear House of Windsor. Browse through our full collection of film and TV with a royal flavour And, if this isn’t enough to sate your appetite for Markle mania, perhaps you might want to watch...

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Four exciting DVDs from BBC's archives coming our way in 2018

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Four exciting DVDs from BBC's archives coming our way in 2018

From vintage ghost stories and epic historical drama, to heart-warming drama and nostalgic children’s favourites, these four classics, which were thought to be lost forever, had audiences spellbound when they were first broadcast. And we can’t wait to get our hands on them again!

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Chesney and Wolfe’s Most Popular Britcoms from the 1960s and 1970s

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Chesney and Wolfe’s Most Popular Britcoms from the 1960s and 1970s

Ronald Chesney and Ronald Wolfe were two of the best TV comedy writers at the BBC, responsible for some of the most iconic sitcoms of the 1960s and 70s.

In tribute to a partnership that led to much laughter, we remember some of the best sitcoms penned by this prolific duo.

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Who Was John Betjeman?

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Who Was John Betjeman?

BBC broadcaster, Poet Laureate, architectural enthusiast, Sir John Betjeman was a man of many talents and interests. He was also one of the BBC’s most cherished TV personalities.
Betjeman today is remembered for his wry and honest commentary. He has even been immortalised with a statue in St. Pancras Station in London, as a testament to his influence and the love the country has for him. But why does he deserve to be labelled a national treasure? 

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