Despite being a fictional account, the storylines featured in Tenko were based on fact.
Tenko follows the harrowing ordeal endured by women interned in a Japanese POW camp.
Will any of these women live to see the end of the war?
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Drama to fall in love with - from bodice-rippers to the classics to bestsellers.
Drama devoted to those in blue, in plain clothes and with silk.
Drama to get the pulse racing, from Born and Bred to Call the Midwife.
High octaine drama featuring undercover agents, Prisoners Of War and Land Girls.
A celebration of what it is to be a woman, with drama with them in mind and in focus.
Take the high road with a selection of shows north of the border.
Watch our trailers and clips from your favourite dramas.
Page-turning drama from the pen of one of Britain's greatest romantic novelists.
Get swept off your feet with blockbuster romantic drama from the bestselling novelist.
Classic comedy from one of Britain's most treasured double-acts; Eric and Ernie.
Meet the nuns and midwives of Nonnatus House.
Meet the ex-coppers recruited to the UCOS department.
Meet the delightful characters that inhabit the world created by Flora Thompson.
From Call the Midwife to New Tricks, find out more about your favourite Drama characters.
A collection of great quips and quotes from our programmes.
Our Mr Darcy statue has caused quite a stir around the country!
Take a trip back in time to the world of celebrated author Charles Dickens.
Find our latest competition for your chance to win.
A little bit more about some of our fantastic shows.
You can watch many of Jane Austen's renowned romantic novels as TV adaptations.
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We're taking some of literature's classics and bringing them into the modern day.
From cosy crime to medical mysteries, put some drama back in your life!
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Pip and Estella: two of history’s most famous characters. Immerse yourself in their story…
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Silent Witness star Emilia Fox plays a teenager at odds with her social-climbing family.
The record-breaking police drama follows those in blue from Sun Hill Police Station.
Canadian drama following a detective agency at work in new frontier.
Adaptation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's sweeping sequel to A Woman of Substance.
Victorian gentleman Phileas Fogg (Brosnan) must travel around the globe in 80 days or less
Blockbuster mini-series based on Barbara Taylor Bradford's bestselling romance.
Catherine Zeta-Jones in an early role here in this spellbinding historical drama.
Essex girls Sharon and Tracey rely on each other while their husbands are in prison.
James Bolam and Michael French star in a cosy drama set in a Lancashire cottage hospital.
Runaway hit medical drama.
Peter Davison stars in this detective series, based on the novels by Leslie Thomas.
Kate Beckinsale stars in this adaptation of Stella Gibbons's comic novel.
Annabella learns lessons in life the hard way when her father's debts catch up with him.
Anna Parquin stars as the brave social worker who smuggled Jewish children out of Warsaw.
This series explores the perils and challenges facing the world's most famous castaway.
Chris O'Dowd stars in this powerful saga of love, lust, desire and revenge.
18th Century England - a time of turbulence, when the world was up for grabs.
The Cazalets take up residence in Sussex after World War II breaks out.
Dishy Martin Shaw stars as the detective struggling to come to terms with the 60s.
Geordie heartthrob Robson Green stars in this feature-length 19th century drama.
Alan Davies is the curly-haired magical mystery-solver Jonathan Creek.
Four girls keep calm and carry on, working for the Women's Land Army during the War.
Laura Timmins makes the move to town in this delightful drama with an all-star cast.
Romantic, feature-length adaptation from the mind of the best-selling novelist.
Long-running sitcom about the exploits of a trio of men who are old enough to know better.
Ian McShane as the antiques dealer with an eye for a valuable item... and the ladies.
Joan Hickson stars as Agatha Christie's famous detective, the spinster from St. Mary Mead.
Archie MacDonald (Alastair Mackenzie) returns to the Highlands to restore his family home.
A classic adaptation about Rebecca Sharp, a strong-willed, cunning, moneyless, young woman
A group of ex-policemen are brought out of retirement to investigate unsolved crimes.
Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth star in this lavish adaptation of the Jane Austen novel.
British detectives solve sun-drenched mysteries on a beautiful Caribbean island.
Rumpole of the Bailey uncovers more mysteries from John Mortimer's short stories.
Swashbuckling action starring the brooding Sean Bean as Bernard Cornwell's sergeant.
You know when the Taggart team's around it can only mean one thing... Murrrrrrderrrrr.
Sylvestra Le Touzel stars in this lavish adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
Tense World War II drama about the sinking of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat.
Jane Austen's classic novel where a naive young girl visits the wealthy Tilney family.
Gripping wartime drama about two women recrutied as undercover agents in occupied France.
Amanda Root stars in a great adaptation of Austen's classic novel.
Life at the Bar with Maxine Peake as a barrister facing problems in the pursuit of silk.
The trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale.
A treasure chest for fans of the comedy duo, as a host of stars look back at their career.
Explore the origin of the Gallipoli legend from the point of view of war correspondents.
Biopic about Captain Matthew Webb, who became the first person to swim the Channel.
Rebecca Night and Alison Steadman star in this adatption of John Cleland's novel.
Following the fortunes of a young house keeper Emily.
Stock up on the quinine, as we go back to WWII for the acclaimed women POW drama Tenko.
After the death of her parents Cissie is left orphaned and in charge of her young siblings
Daring drama based on the best-selling debut novel by Sarah Waters, starring Keeley Hawes.
Orphaned Millie is taken in by a local rag woman, and a new life begins.
Mark Strong stars as Jake Arnott's nightclub owner, recketeer and porn king in 1960s Soho.
What chance do young lovers have in the North East of 1910?
Michael Caine plays a drunkard Scotland Yard inspector on the trail of the famous killer.
Lavish drama series adapted from Catherine Cookson's best-selling novel.
James Nesbitt plays the wise-cracking uncompromising, tough-talking cop with a dark past.
The action-packed and edge-of-the-seat spy drama about the British Security Service.
Opposites attract as Daniela Denby-Ashe and Richard Armitage fall for each other.
The medical and crime drama fused together in this fab series with the sleuthing surgeon.
Billy Piper stars in this adaptation of Philip Pullman's first Sally Lockhart mystery.
Patricia Routledge takes a break from playing Hyacinth Bucket in the mystery series.
Billie Piper returns in the second Sally Lockheart Mystery, intent on exposing a conman.
A Charles Dickens adaptation about the 19th-century English system.