Tuesday Night British Programming

Watch along with other fans in the Long Island viewing area during prime time on Tuesdays.

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries: Season 1

Tuesdays at 8 p.m., starting August 20


After years abroad, Miss Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis) returns to Melbourne and is soon embroiled in mystery. Almost as soon as the glamorous private detective checks into the Windsor Hotel, Phryne is embroiled in mystery: poisoned husbands, cocaine smuggling rings and illegal abortionists – not to mention erotic encounters with a handsome Russian dancer. The great cast includes Miriam Margoyles (Call the Midwife, Harry Potter) as Aunt Prudence.

Father Brown: Season 5

Tuesdays at 9 p.m.

Based on the short stories by GK Chesterton, Father Brown follows the kindly cleric as he solves crimes in his community. It is a quintessentially English world: drawing rooms in large country houses, miles of countryside, village halls and secret gardens, as well as country fairs, railway stations and rural parish churches. Each episode sees the enigmatic priest investigate a crime in his own particular way, using intuition and psychology. Father Brown (Mark Williams; Harry Potter) discovers the truth of a crime by looking into the truth of the soul – the passions, dark secrets, hidden desires. Many years spent hearing his parishioners’ confessions have given him an uncanny insight into the origins of evil and the workings of the criminal mind. But the stories are not concerned with judgement – Father Brown is more interested in saving souls than in bringing the guilty to justice.

EastEnders

Tuesdays at 10 p.m.

East Enders cast in 2000.

EastEnders cast in 2000. Photo courtesy BBC.

If you haven’t seen EastEnders, it’s high time you did! The British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985. Set in Albert Square in the East End of London in the fictional Borough of Walford, the program follows the stories of local residents and their families as they go about their daily lives.

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