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Watch our trailers and clips from your favourite dramas.

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Get swept off your feet with blockbuster romantic drama from the bestselling novelist.

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James Nesbitt plays the wise-cracking uncompromising, tough-talking cop with a dark past.

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The action-packed and edge-of-the-seat spy drama about the British Security Service.

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