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The Grand (1997)
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The Grand (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Grand is a British television drama series first broadcast on ITV in 1997–1998. It was written by Russell T Davies and set in a hotel in Manchester in the 1920s. There are two series: eight episodes in the first series were broadcast from 4 April 1997 to 23 May 1997 and ten in the second series from 30 January 1998 to 3 April 1998. All 18 episodes were written by Russell T Davies. The cast included Susan Hampshire, Julia St. John, Tim Healy, Michael Siberry, Stephen Moyer and Mark McGann. The two series were novelised by Catrin Collier, under the pen name Katherine Hardy.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, hotel, family relations, maid, vengeance, world war one, romance, couple relations, betrayal, love and romance, infidelity, couples, lifestyle, siblings relations, housekeeper, backstage, business partner, husband wife relationship, rivalry, brother brother relationship, employer employee relationship, hotel manager, hotel owner, ex soldier, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, manchester, manchester england

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Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lilies is a British period-drama television series, written by Heidi Thomas, which ran for one eight-episode series in early 2007 on BBC One. The show's tagline was "Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sexual ...
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Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: liverpool, england
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Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, stylized, serious
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, master and servant, lifestyle, rich and poor, couples, society, love and romance, power relations, family relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 30s ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, society, love and romance, manners, couples, estate, uneducated, family relations, social differences, family life, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: manipulation, satire, society, blind ambition, dishonesty, romance, manipulations, rise to the top, ambition, life turned upside down, power relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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The House of Eliott (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The House of Eliott is a British television series produced and broadcast by the BBC in three series between 1991 and 1994. The series starred Stella Gonet and Louise Lombard as two sisters in 1920s London who establish a dressmaking business and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
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Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
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Place: england, northern england
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Behaving Badly (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 375 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 80s
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33%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: serious, witty, touching, sexy, realistic
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
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Style: sexual, realistic, serious, sexy
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Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, captivating ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
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30%
The Politician's Wife (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
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Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, tense ...
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30%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, gloomy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
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Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, serious, psychological ...
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Mrs Biggs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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Style: touching, stylized, realistic, emotional, serious
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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Style: serious, realistic, stylized, sentimental, disturbing ...
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Time: 19th century, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, society, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, period piece, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, victorian, 20s ...
Place: england, europe
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28%
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Scarlett (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Austria
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The greatest love story ever told began with Gone with the Wind and continues in this sweeping epic sequel, as Scarlett, Rhett and a host of unforgettable characters go from tragedy to triumph in an action-packed saga of international scope
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, couple relations, parents and children, couples, society, family relations, infidelity, fall in love, civil war, star crossed lovers, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: europe, ireland, london, england, georgia ...
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28%
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Satisfaction (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in and around 232, an up-market city brothel, Satisfaction reveals the world of five high class escorts and their manager as they juggle the pressures of their private lives with their secret profession.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: brothel, prostitute, sexual relations, lifestyle, workplace, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, seduction, rivalry, friendship, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
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Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious
Audience: girls' night
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Place: england, europe
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Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: It's her business doing pleasure with you. A witty and provocative series based on the real-life adventures of a high-class escort. Juggling her own reality with her clients' fantasies can be difficult, but this savvy sweetheart knows ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, cynical, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england
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