A Place to Call Home, a Commonwealth production from Australia, joins the Friday British lineup on March 13.
Friday Night Line-up
A Place to Call Home
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Set in Australia’s New South Wales in the 1950s, A Place to Call Home is a compelling and romantic story of one woman’s journey to heal her soul and of a privileged family rocked by scandal. Sarah Adams (Marta Dusseldorp), a nurse with a mysterious past, returns to Australia after 20 years in Europe. The reason for returning is to see her grieving mother, but when her hopes for reconciliation go awry, Sarah contacts George Bligh in search of work. She had nursed his mother on the transoceanic trip home.
Sarah becomes involved in the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy ranching family, and clashes with its matriarch Elizabeth Bligh (Noni Hazlehurst). A potentially scandalous Bligh family secret will forever links her future with theirs.
“A period melodrama that delivers nonstop intrigue and cliffhangers along with pointed social critique.” — The New York Times.
To the Manor Born
Fridays at 9 p.m.
The Grapevine: Despite abject poverty (by her standards), Audrey decides that she must take a holiday to keep up with her wealthy friends. But her little plan of a holiday at home back fires when Richard fails to go away for his vacation.
Hold the Sunset
Fridays at 9:30 p.m.
Edith’s retirement dreams are shattered when her 50-year old son Roger arrives home. John Cleese, Jason Watkins and Alison Steadman star in the sitcom.
Death in Paradise: Season 8
Fridays at 10 p.m.
Death in Paradise is a series of impossible murders set on the fictional Caribbean island of Sainte Marie. Season 8 begins March 6.