The Best Episodes Directed by Euros Lyn
#1 - Forest of the Dead (2)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 4 - Episode 9
Location: The Library Date: 51st Century Enemies: Vashta Nerada The Doctor and Donna land in a frightening position in the far future. While investigating a derelict library, the duo come face to face with the disembodied mind of a little girl, an archaeological team led by a woman from the Doctor's future, and swarms of flesh-eating creatures that are seen only as shadows
#2 - Silence in the Library (1)
Doctor Who (2005) Season 4 - Episode 8
Location: The Library Date: 51st century Enemies: Vashta Nerada The Doctor and Donna land in a frightening position in the far future. While investigating a derelict library, the duo come face to face with the disembodied mind of a little girl, an archaeological team led by a woman from the Doctor's future, and swarms of flesh-eating creatures that are seen only as shadows.
#3 - The Girl in the Fireplace
Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 - Episode 4
Location: Versailles, France, Earth and on S.S. Madame de Pompadour (a Spaceship) Date: Across the 18th Century and during the 51st Century Enemies: Clockwork Droids On a seemingly abandoned spaceship in the 51st century, the Tenth Doctor, Rose and Mickey find time windows leading to 18th century France and a group of clockwork androids using them to stalk a young woman throughout her life.
#5 - Children of Earth, Day Four
Torchwood Season 3 - Episode 4
Torchwood finally learns the truth about the events of 1965. But Britain is in danger of becoming a rogue state, and everything now pivots around John Frobisher, as the Ambassador of the 456 destroys its old allegiances and reveals its true intent.
#6 - Children of Earth, Day Five
Torchwood Season 3 - Episode 5
Torchwood is defenceless, and Gwen Cooper stands alone, as the final sanction begins. As violence erupts and the world descends into anarchy, an ordinary council estate becomes a battleground where the future of the human race will be decided.
#7 - Children of Earth, Day One
Torchwood Season 3 - Episode 1
At 8.45am, every child in the world suddenly stops, chanting the words "we are coming" again and again. Whilst investigating, the remaining Torchwood team face greater personal and professional challenges than ever before, having to work with their numbers depleted.
#8 - The Dæmon-Cages
His Dark Materials Season 1 - Episode 6
Lyra discovers the horrific truth behind the Gobbler’s activities in the North. She must use all her wits to help free those around her and avoid suffering a terrible fate.
#9 - The Blind Banker
Sherlock Season 1 - Episode 2
A mysterious cipher is being scrawled on the walls around London. The first person to see the cipher is dead within hours of reading it. Sherlock plunges into a world of codes and symbols, consulting with London's best graffiti artists. He soon learns that the city is in the grip a gang of international smugglers, a secret society called the Black Lotus.
#10 - Children of Earth, Day Two
Torchwood Season 3 - Episode 2
Torchwood are forced underground, as the government takes swift and brutal action. With members of the team being hunted down, only Lois holds the key to Torchwood's salvation - but she is helpless as her superiors make plans for the mysterious Floor 13.
#11 - Episode 3
Happy Valley Season 1 - Episode 3
The valley is rocked by the sudden, unprovoked murder of young police officer Kirsten McAskill, while Ashley and Lewis panic that Tommy Lee Royce's actions will lead to them being exposed. Catherine begins seeing her dead daughter as she struggles to come to terms with Kirsten's death, and reveals to Clare that she blames herself. Nevison's wife Helen urges him to involve the police in finding Ann, but he refuses, believing Ann is in too much danger.
#12 - Children of Earth, Day Three
Torchwood Season 3 - Episode 3
The eyes of the world turn to Britain, as the 456 announce, 'We are here'. As a pillar of fire descends upon London, the members of Torchwood must battle to protect their own families, as the fight gets personal. But will Clem's memories destroy everything?
#14 - The Ladybird
Upstairs Downstairs (2010) Season 1 - Episode 2
With no sign of a thaw in relations between Lady Agnes and Maud, Hallam finds his diplomatic skills put to the test at home as well as at work. The servants are intrigued by a mysterious new addition to the household, while a restless Lady Persie embarks on a dangerous flirtation, and is drawn to the thrill of radical politics.
#16 - Tooth and Claw
Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 - Episode 2
Location: Torchwood House, Scotland, Earth Date: 1879 Enemies: Werewolf, The Monks Landing in 1879, Scotland, the Tenth Doctor and Rose meet Queen Victoria, travelling with her to spend the night at the Torchwood Estate. However, a group of warrior monks have sinister plans for the monarch, and the full moon is about to summon a creature out of legend.
#17 - Episode 2
Happy Valley Season 1 - Episode 2
After spotting Tommy Lee Royce, Catherine is determined to find him and comes close to busting the kidnapping plot in the process. Kevin, who is overcome with guilt at seeing Nevison's despair, confesses everything to his shocked wife Jenny, who urges him not to take anymore money from Ashley. However, Kevin is reluctant to say no to money when they are in desperate need of it. Catherine becomes distressed when her ex-husband Richard continues with his refusal to accept Ryan.
#18 - Fifteen Million Merits
Black Mirror Season 1 - Episode 2
Set in a sarcastic version of a future reality, 15 Million Merits is a satire on entertainment shows and our insatiable thirst for distraction. In this world, everyone is confined to a life of strange physical drudgery. The only way to escape this life is to enter the 'Hot Shot' talent show and just pray you can impress the judges.
#21 - The End of the World
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 2
Location: Platform 1 (A space station orbiting Earth) Date: 5,000,000,000 AD Enemy: The Lady Cassandra The Doctor takes Rose on her first voyage through time: to the year five billion, when the Sun is about to expand and swallow the Earth. She is cautious and soon starts to question her reasons for joining The Doctor. But amongst the powerful alien races gathering to watch on Platform One, a murderer is at work. Who is controlling the mysterious and deadly metal spiders?
#22 - The Fledgling
Upstairs Downstairs (2010) Season 1 - Episode 1
Set in 1936, this lavish three-part series invites viewers old and new across the threshold of television’s most famous address - 165 Eaton Place. Diplomat Sir Hallam Holland (Ed Stoppard) moves into the iconic townhouse along with his wife, Lady Agnes (Keeley Hawes). With the help of former parlormaid Rose Buck (Jean Marsh), they launch a whole new era for the sumptuous home at the heart of Upstairs Downstairs.
#23 - The Unquiet Dead
Doctor Who (2005) Season 1 - Episode 3
Location: Cardiff, Wales Date: 24th December, 1869 Enemy: The Gelth The Doctor plans to take Rose back through time to Naples, 1860, but instead they arrive in Cardiff, 1869. In Victorian Cardiff, the dead are walking and creatures made of gas are on the loose. The time-travellers team up with Charles Dickens to investigate Mr Sneed, the local undertaker, who's hiding a very big secret. However, this time, The Doctor won't be able to save everyone.
#24 - The Idiot's Lantern
Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 - Episode 7
Location: London, England, Earth Date: 1953 - Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Enemy: The Wire In 1953 London, the police are abducting people from their homes. The people of Britain gather around their new-fangled "tele-vision" sets to celebrate the new Queen's coronation - but something strange is affecting the signal.
#25 - Episode 1
Happy Valley Season 1 - Episode 1
Catherine Cawood is a sergeant in a small town in West Yorkshire, riddled with a drug culture that seems impossible to tackle. Kevin Weatherill is an accountant in a large company run by his late father's best friend, Nevison. When Nevison refuses to pay Kevin's daughter's school fees, which Kevin believes Nevison owes him, Kevin orchestrates a kidnapping plot with local thugs Ashley Cowgill and Tommy Lee Royce against Nevison's daughter, Ann. Only for the whole thing to backfire. Sergeant Catherine Cawood lives with her recovering heroin addict sister and brings up her eight-year-old grandson, Ryan. Whilst visiting Ryan's teacher regarding his behavioural problems, Catherine reveals her daughter was raped by Tommy Lee Royce and so committed suicide shortly after giving birth to Ryan, leaving Catherine to bring Ryan up alone. The episode ends with a very anxious Kevin entering Catherine's West Yorkshire police station to report the kidnapping. But he changes his mind at the last minute.
#26 - Fear Her
Doctor Who (2005) Season 2 - Episode 11
Location: Earth Date: 2012 Enemy: Chloe Webber/Isolas When the TARDIS lands in 2012, the Tenth Doctor plans to show Rose the London Olympics. However, ordinary children are vanishing into thin air, a mother living in a seemingly normal British household is trying to hide her daughter's unnatural powers from the world, and a demonic presence lurks in an upstairs cupboard.
#28 - Episode 1
Last Tango in Halifax Season 2 - Episode 1
Alan has regained consciousness following his heart scare and Celia promises to never fall out with him again. They decide that they should get married straight away. Caroline and John's relationship becomes fractious after Caroline returns home to discover him and and Judith drunk and in her bed.