'Postcards From London' tells the story of beautiful teenager Jim who, having travelled from rural Essex, finds himself in Soho where he falls in with a gang of unusual high class male escorts – The Raconteurs – who specialise in post-coital conversation. From shy novice to sought after escort, and eventually artist’s muse, Jim would be the toast of the town if it wasn’t for his annoying affliction – Stendhal Syndrome – a rare condition which causes him to hallucinate and faint. When Jim is roped into the world of detecting art forgery, could his condition bring about his downfall?
London is a 2004 three-part BBC history documentary series about the history of London, presented by Peter Ackroyd.
Insight into the London Ambulance Service, from the highly-pressurised control room to the crews on the streets. Ambulance provides an honest 360-degree snapshot of the daily dilemmas and pressures.
Danny is a gregarious, hedonistic romantic who gets drawn into the dangerous world of British espionage in this contemporary, emotional thriller. He falls for the anti-social but enigmatic Alex, both from opposite worlds, and they soon realise they’re perfect for each other. But when Alex suddenly disappears, Danny is utterly ill-equipped to take on his complex and codified world. Young, innocent and adrift he needs to decide whether he’s prepared to fight for the truth?
Set in the glittering, class-conscious city of London, this docu-series follows a group of elite British socialites and American expats who run in similar social circles, but are worlds apart. From weekend getaways in the English countryside, to high tea at one of London’s exclusive polo-clubs, both groups adhere to London’s strict unwritten rules of engagement where reputation is everything. Although they lead lives of unimaginable wealth, in London’s high society, fortune has less influence than bloodlines and respect is not easily earned.
Two junior investigators come together against a new breed of criminal, the uber rich and powerful corporations, individuals and governments who hide behind legitimate facades.
Toast of London is a British comedy series following Steven Toast, an eccentric middle-aged actor with a chequered past who spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it.
London's Burning is a British television drama programme produced by London Weekend Television for the ITV network that focused on the lives of members of the London Fire Brigade, principally those of the Blue Watch at a fictional fire station called Blackwall. It was broadcast between 1988 and 2002 in the United Kingdom and was shown in Canada on digital television station CBC Country Canada. In the UK, Discovery's entertainment channel, DMAX have also shown repeats of the later series, mainly 11 through 14.
This three-part documentary series followed the London Fire Brigade over the course of a year as they responded to a staggering range of emergencies. It provides a unique insight into their work, with firefighters filming themselves on the dangerous front line using special fire cameras. It is access on an unprecedented scale to incidents across the whole of London.
A mini-series based on the life of Charles Dickens.
News, reviews and interviews. Topical magazine program about what's going on and happening in London.
London Plus was the name of the BBC's regional news programme for southeastern England. Launched in 1984, the programme represented the BBC's attempt to boost regional news service for the South East. Prior to the launch of London Plus, BBC South East did not have its own dedicated team of presenting staff; regional news bulletins for the South East were delivered by presenters of the main national programme. The programme was replaced in 1989 by Newsroom South East.
London Bridge is a British television drama/soap opera made by Carlton for ITV and shown in the London region. It ran from 15 February 1996 to 31 March 1999. It featured many actors who have gone on to star in bigger TV shows, including Bad Girls actresses Simone Lahbib and Mandana Jones and No Angels star Sunetra Sarker. London Bridge revolved around a restaurant, SE1, and the neighbouring block of flats. It started out as a late-night drama which ran for 26 episodes in 1996, before returning as a twice-weekly soap opera later that year. It was not as popular as other British soaps due to only being shown regionally, although did on many occasions beat rival soap Hollyoaks shown on Channel 4. The show was axed in 1999 due to all the TV regions jointly creating the returning Crossroads and newly created Night and Day to fill the gap in the schedule created by Channel 5 purchasing Home and Away.
Disappearing London is a British documentary television series that was broadcast on ITV London. In each episode, Madness frontman Suggs "searches out the people and places that give London its quirky appeal and charm, and discovers why they may not be around for much longer". Overall, there have been 2 series of 6 episodes each. Each episode lasts approximately 23 minutes. Both series were produced by Wavelength Films for ITV London, and series one was also produced in association with Sky Travel.
London Ink is a reality show on Discovery Real Time that follows Louis Molloy and three other tattoo artists. Each of the artists brings a different style to London Ink. Louis Molloy, is an expert in parallel and straight lines and other difficult shapes, and has tattooed David Beckham. Dan Gold is an avid graffiti artist in the freehand new wave graffiti style. New Zealand artist Nikole Lowe specializes in Japanese, Tibetan and Indian-themed art. American Phil Kyle brings a new wave old school style with his own twist over to England. The show is a spin-off of Miami Ink and premiered on September 23, 2007. The first series was filmed at London Tattoo, 332 Goswell Rd, Islington, London The shop lives on as a day to day tattoo studio London Tattoo at the Islington location Glamour model Emily Scott appeared in the first episode of London Ink, in which she had a Koi fish tattooed on her right arm by Dan Gold.
Dateline London is a weekly news discussion programme shown on both BBC News and BBC World News. The programme, presented by Gavin Esler, with Nik Gowing, Lyse Doucet and Maxine Mawhinney acting as relief presenters, features a roundtable panel of foreign and British journalists who discuss the week's top news stories from an international perspective. First presented by Charles Wheeler, and originally broadcast from the BBC's Westminster studios at Millbank and then BBC Television Centre, Dateline London now comes from the BBC News channel's studio at Broadcasting House. The programme is first shown on Saturdays at 12:30 on BBC News, and at 14:30 GMT on BBC World News. It is repeated on BBC News on Mondays at 02:30, and on BBC World News on Saturdays at 20:30 GMT and on Sundays at 01:30 and 08:30 GMT. Dateline London started in 1996 and is produced by Nick Guthrie of TV Talk.
London Hearts is a Japanese television show hosted by London Boots Ichi-go Ni-go. It features ordinary members of the public who are 'set up' using actors and hidden cameras. It also features celebrities.
London Live is a British television programme shown on Channel 4 that showcases the biggest and best album releases from the UK Top 100 Album Chart. It also gives up-and-coming talent a chance to make their mark on a 1000-strong audience by performing live. The show is produced by 3DD Productions recorded in front of a live audience in London’s historic music venue KOKO club in Camden, London. The series is shot in HD and combines live performances from some of the world’s leading music artists with exclusive interviews. The show began as The Album Chart Show on 4 March 2006. It is shown on a Friday night on Channel 4 at around midnight and also on 4Music at 20:00 BST. The first two series were presented by Joe Mace, while the third series was presented by Sara Cox. Current presenter Nick Grimshaw joined at series four. Production television facilities for the programme were provided by NEP Visions high-definition units; these are now provided by Bowtie. Lighting services are provided by television lighting specialists Panalux. Previous sponsors include Sony Bravia, Rimmel and Tesco Entertainment.