17-year-old Griet must work to support her family, so she becomes a maid in the house of Johannes Vermeer, where she attracts the master painter's attention. He is commissioned to paint Griet, and the result is one of the greatest paintings ever created.
Susan and Norma have been best friends for years, at first thrust together by force of circumstance (a job at The Pin Cushion, a haberdashery shop in 1990s Leicestershire) and then by force of character (neither being particularly inclined to make friends with anyone else). But now, thirty years later, faced with a husband seeking immortality and Norma out of reach on a wave of professional glory, Susan begins to wonder whether she has made the right...
Charismatic DI Vivienne Deering leads an ace but unorthodox squad that tackles Manchester's most gruesome and off-the-wall crimes, including drug dealers, neo-Nazis, and black-market organ sellers. When strong-willed DC Dinah Kowalska connects a body at the morgue to a group of murdered girls with Down's syndrome, Viv and her team begin the hunt for a serial killer. What they uncover could leave even the most seasoned officers reeling.
DI Vivienne Deering returns to work from bereavement leave after her husband's death, but only Viv's impulsive subordinate, DC Dinah Kowalska, knows the brutal truth of what really happened to him. Then in her first week back, a bomb blast at a funeral plunges Deering and her team headfirst into a gang war inflamed by a crime family matriarch who is just as ferocious as Deering herself.
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Super close mother Lyn and daughter Iona are excited for their new life in a new town. As much as Lyn and Iona pretend to each other that things are going great, things aren't going great for either of them. Iona struggles with her new friends, who act more like frenemies than friends, and a neighbor won't give Lyn her stepladders back. Both Mother and Daughter retreat into fantasy and lies.
DI Vivienne Deering and her team provide security at a contentious election debate, but tragedy strikes when a shooter attempts to assassinate one of the candidates. Deering and her right-hand woman, DC Dinah Kowalska, vow to apprehend the culprit, despite warnings from their superiors that the investigation could jeopardize an undercover officer who has infiltrated an extreme right-wing group.
Johanna Morrigan is a bright, quirky, sixteen-year-old who uses her colorful imagination to regularly escape her humdrum life in Wolverhampton and live out her creative fantasies. Desperate to break free from the overcrowded flat she shares with her four brothers and eccentric parents, she submits an earnestly penned and off-beat music review to a group of self-important indie rock critics at a weekly magazine.
British comedy television series based on two very different twenty-something people, Daisy Steiner and Tim Bisley, who pretend to be a professional couple to secure tenancy of a North London flat. The two along with their assortment of co-conspirators, tortured artist Brian, would-be soldier Mike, fashion fascist Twist, rock casualty landlady Marsha and Colin the dog, tackle the big questions of the 21st century.