The BEST episodes directed by John Alexander

Episode 3
star
9.42
83 votes

#1 - Episode 3

Exile - Season 1 - Episode 3

A shock revelation leads Nancy to help with Tom's search for answers. But the truth of what Sam has been hiding for all these years will change both of them forever.

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Episode 2
star
9.10
86 votes

#2 - Episode 2

Exile - Season 1 - Episode 2

As Sam's behaviour becomes more erratic, Tom steps up his investigation into Metzler. But will Tom's quest for the truth put both him and Sam in danger?

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Episode 2
star
8.86
37 votes

#3 - Episode 2

Small Island - Season 1 - Episode 2

The emotional and moving climax to the stories of Hortense, Queenie and Gilbert whose lives entwine in post Second World War London. Hortense begins her new life in England and soon learns it is not the golden land she hoped it would be. She and Gilbert suffer racism and ignorance, but in adversity they discover new qualities in each other and begin to fall in love. Queenie is shocked when her husband Bernard returns to her after years away. When she goes into labour and has a baby by a mysterious father, the lives of all four are changed forever.

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Episode 1
star
8.68
40 votes

#4 - Episode 1

Small Island - Season 1 - Episode 1

London 1948: Hortense joins Gilbert, her new husband, in England, where he is lodging with Queenie Bligh. The women have both married in unpromising circumstances as love is a luxury neither can afford. As Hortense remembers her life in Jamaica and the profound love she had for Michael and his betrayal of her, Queenie also remembers her night of passion with the same Michael when her husband was away at war. Initially suspicious of each other, will they uncover the secret they share?

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Eve of Destruction
star
8.67
6 votes

#5 - Eve of Destruction

White Heat - Season 1 - Episode 2

In 2012, Charlotte is joined by two former flatmates to clear the flat. Back in the late 60s, Lilly faces a terrible personal crisis. And at a violent anti-Vietnam war demonstration Jack and Victor face a challenge that will define their perceptions of each other forever.

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Episode 1
star
8.52
96 votes

#6 - Episode 1

Exile - Season 1 - Episode 1

With his career and life in ruins, Tom Ronstadt returns to his hometown, where he finds his estranged father now in the grip of Alzheimers. As Tom struggles to adapt to the place he once knew as home, he begins to unravel the mystery from his childhood that drove him away all those years ago.

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Episode Three
star
8.12
43 votes

#7 - Episode Three

Teachers - Season 2 - Episode 3

When Clare bans student’s facial hair in school, Kurt attempts to grow a moustache. Susan, on the other hand, is desperate to lose hers as she becomes less confident. Simon realises that he has never fancied Susan and tries really hard to change that fact. After a ‘moment’ in the photocopying room, he becomes convinced that they can be more than just friends. He takes her out to a resturant where he reveals his feelings for her. She is disgusted and decides that even though she can forget what has taken place, she cannot move in with him anymore.

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Episode Four
star
8.00
13 votes

#8 - Episode Four

Teachers - Season 2 - Episode 4

J.P. tells Kurt and Brian that he is gay, which means that soon enough it becomes common knowledge. Simon and Kurt then devote much energy to convince Brian that he to is gay. The joke backfires however, when he tells Kurt that he and J.P. are a couple and they want Kurt to move out. When Kurt finally apologises, Brian comes clean and admits that he isn’t really gay. Meanwhile, Simon is disappointed at the poor ambitions of his students and lands in trouble for encouraging a student to explore the world rather than settle down. Jenny is bitter at having been left to do all the work for Careers Week and Carol finds love behind the filing cabinet.

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Things Can Only Get Better
star
8.00
1 votes

#9 - Things Can Only Get Better

Holby City - Season 4 - Episode 4

Janice Taylor holds a dinner party to welcome Anton Meyer back to work, his first case badk is a heart transplant patient who has been poorly treated by the system. Janice discovers she is now pregnant to to the latest round of IVF. Alex Adams is jealous when he finds Samantha Kenedy and Ric Griffin together. Word begins to spread about Keri McGrath and Liam Evans.

Reflected Truth
star
8.00
1 votes

#10 - Reflected Truth

Holby City - Season 4 - Episode 5

Keri McGrath's rape is investigated by a tribunal. Darwin Ward is troubled by a manic depressive heart patient. Marjica Ovcar has to bring Luka back for an emergency treatment, even though she cannot pay for the treatment she has already.

High Risk
star
8.00
1 votes

#11 - High Risk

Holby City - Season 4 - Episode 39

Registrar Diane Lloyd, an old girlfriend of Ric Griffin's, joins the team on Keller Ward, where preparations are nearing completion for Sam Kennedy's wedding to Ric. Owen Davis is getting more involved with Chrissy Williams. Alex Adams takes up the invitation to join the poorly-attended stag night, and Diane suggests moving to the casino next door, where Ric wagers the £20 000 cheque that Sam is giving him to clear his debts. A young man, Gary Sullivan, is admitted to Keller with abdominal pains, which Ric finds is advanced cancer, and is put in a moral dilemma when the patient asks him to disguise the fact that it predates his taking out a large life insurance policy in favor of his fiancée. Maternity deals with a young mother-to-be who is diagnosed with herpes, and the consequences for her relationship with the father.

Winner Takes It All
star
8.00
1 votes

#12 - Winner Takes It All

Holby City - Season 4 - Episode 40

Sam Kennedy & Ric Griffin's wedding day dawns, and the final preparations are in hand. But Alex Adams is in a quandary about whether to tell Sam what Ric has done with her money, and what his true feelings for her are. Ric can't summon up the courage to tell Sam, and is beginning to have doubts about the wedding. Sam realises that she wants Alex to rescue her from her situation, but nevertheless goes to the Register Office. Gary Sullivan is found to be in a much worse condition that thought, and he has to find the courage to tell his fiancée the truth, while she has something to tell him; they decide to get married on the ward.

Episode 6
star
8.00
217 votes

#13 - Episode 6

Belgravia - Season 1 - Episode 6

Charles receives a mysterious olive branch, but the offer of reconciliation places him in grave danger. James must find a way to defend Charles’ honour before Lady Maria is lost to him forever.

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Episode 6
star
7.96
456 votes

#14 - Episode 6

Life on Mars - Season 1 - Episode 6

Sam, convinced that his life-support system is about to be switched off in his own time, convinces himself that resolving a hostage situation will allow him to wake up.

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Episode 8
star
7.95
587 votes

#15 - Episode 8

Life on Mars - Season 1 - Episode 8

Sam encounters his parents again in 1973; he believes that if he keeps his father from running away he will be awoken from his apparent coma. The closer he gets to apprehending his father, the more he hears sounds that tell him he's close to waking up. However, rather than traumatizing his family more by arresting his father, he instead lets him run away. Flashbacks throughout the entire series are revealed to have been from young Sam's memories of this incident.

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Episode 5
star
7.87
218 votes

#16 - Episode 5

Belgravia - Season 1 - Episode 5

A jealous Oliver threatens to ruin the lives of many as he makes a shocking discovery about Charles. John’s plans are jeopardised, making him dangerous; he enlists the help of the Trenchard staff to stoop to new lows.

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Part 3
star
7.87
108 votes

#17 - Part 3

Sense and Sensibility (2008) - Season 1 - Episode 3

Elinor learns that Edward is engaged to Lucy Steele, while Marianne discovers the full extent of Willoughy's betrayal from Colonel Brandon and it leaves her in a downward spiral and her health takes a turn for the worse.

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Part 1
star
7.73
120 votes

#18 - Part 1

Sense and Sensibility (2008) - Season 1 - Episode 1

Following the death of Mr Dashwood, his wife and three daughters - Elinor, Marianne and Margret - are forced by money constraints to move to a small cottage in Devonshire. While Elinor is attached to Edward Ferrars, who has promised to visit her, Marianne attracts the attention of older Colonel Brandon and rogue Willoughby.

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Part 2
star
7.71
105 votes

#19 - Part 2

Sense and Sensibility (2008) - Season 1 - Episode 2

Marianne and Willoughby find themselves falling in love while Colonel Brandon is called away on urgent business. Elinor is relieved when Edward comes to visit, but his strange behaviour leaves her confused. When Willoughby announces that he has to leave, Marianne waits for the day that she can go and visit him, but her world soon comes crashing down around her.

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Vendetta
star
7.68
245 votes

#20 - Vendetta

Zen - Season 1 - Episode 1

Detective Zen is sent to a remote village to re-investigate a murder, which may spark a political scandal. Zen is under pressure from the politicians and the Chief of Police, but he would rather be spending time with Tania, the Chief's beautiful assistant. Meanwhile, a gangster is after Zen, seeking revenge.

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Dead Simple
star
7.66
218 votes

#21 - Dead Simple

Grace (2021) - Season 1 - Episode 1

Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is approached by colleague Detective Sergeant Branson to help investigate the disappearance of a Brighton property developer.

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Episode 2
star
7.62
237 votes

#22 - Episode 2

Belgravia - Season 1 - Episode 2

Anne decides that honesty is required and hopes that seeking confession with Caroline will appease her guilt and lay to rest the ghosts from her past.

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Episode 1
star
7.60
893 votes

#23 - Episode 1

Jamestown - Season 1 - Episode 1

Three women set sail for the colony of Jamestown in 1619. But drama awaits, along with the men they are duty bound to marry.

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Episode 3
star
7.58
238 votes

#24 - Episode 3

Belgravia - Season 1 - Episode 3

The depths of Stephen’s problems are revealed, causing John to set his manipulative sights on Charles and Caroline as a way to make money. Susan isn’t shy about exploiting the Trenchard’s new social circle.

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Episode 2
star
7.53
19 votes

#25 - Episode 2

The 7.39 - Season 1 - Episode 2

Carl and Sally have to deal with a dilemma after they start an affair. The repercussions for them both could be life-changing, and they cannot help falling in love.

Episode 4
star
7.51
243 votes

#26 - Episode 4

Belgravia - Season 1 - Episode 4

Tensions rise when Caroline organises an outing for Lady Maria and Anne, which sees the women compromised. Susan’s indulgent behaviour catches up with her, and Ellis begins to show her true colours.

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Episode 2
star
7.49
315 votes

#27 - Episode 2

Trust Me (2017) - Season 1 - Episode 2

Cath finds herself falling for Andy and wonders how can she keep hold of the perfect man when she is living a lie. An encounter with someone from her past threatens to expose her secret.

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Episode 4
star
7.48
60 votes

#28 - Episode 4

Trust Me (2017) - Season 2 - Episode 4

Jamie's life hangs in the balance, and it remains to be seen whether Zoe can save him or if she is the one who puts his life in danger.

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Episode Five
star
7.38
42 votes

#29 - Episode Five

Teachers - Season 2 - Episode 5

Susan’s problem with Jenny and Alec’s none-too-private snogging and Alec’s frequent nudity comes to a peak. Initially the guys aren’t very supportive, but when J.P. brings a bloke home, Kurt and Brian begin to see her point. Susan seeks to escape the bedroom noises by going to Kurt and Brian’s flat only to find Kurt in Brian’s room as the sounds of J.P.’s tryst are hard to ignore as well. When word of Susan’s complaining gets back to Jenny, relations are further strained.

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Episode 1
star
7.35
431 votes

#30 - Episode 1

Trust Me (2017) - Season 1 - Episode 1

Driven to desperate measures, nurse Cath Hardacre assumes the identity of her best friend, an A&E doctor, and finds work in a struggling emergency department.

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Episode 1
star
7.34
653 votes

#31 - Episode 1

Survivors (2008) - Season 1 - Episode 1

Britain is in the grip of a deadly flu virus, which is now spreading throughout the world. When people start dying in their millions, a handful of survivors are left struggling to stay alive as society crumbles around them. Abby Grant is a housewife and mother who begins the desperate search for her son. On her journey she meets a variety of people whom fate has spared. The new world could be a dangerous place, and their only hope is to stick together.

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Episode 1
star
7.31
262 votes

#32 - Episode 1

Belgravia - Season 1 - Episode 1

Sophia Trenchard meets with her lover at the Duchess of Richmond's ball on the eve of the Battle of Waterloo. Years later, a chance encounter reignites a long-buried connection....

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Episode 1
star
7.19
54 votes

#33 - Episode 1

The 7.39 - Season 1 - Episode 1

Carl Matthews is 45 and his life has become very routine. Every day he travels on the 7.39 train where he sees the same unhappy faces doing the same daily commute into Waterloo. Happily married to Maggie, Carl has become predictable. Sally Thorn has recently moved out of London but still travels in daily as she still works as the manager of a health club. A fight over a seat sees Sally and Carl begin talking and suddenly their daily train journeys become much more interesting.

Episode 1
star
7.18
76 votes

#34 - Episode 1

Trust Me (2017) - Season 2 - Episode 1

Jamie McCain is recovering from a spinal injury that has left him paralysed. He faces a new enemy when patients on his hospital ward start dying unexpectedly around him. Jamie believes the deaths are suspicious, but, unable to move his, investigation is dangerous and difficult. With everyone in the department hiding a secret, catching a culprit seems like an impossible task. But with Jamie’s behaviour becoming increasingly erratic, is the threat real or imagined? When he arrives on the spinal unit, he’s angry, uncooperative and refuses to talk about his injury. But what has really happened to Jamie, and is he a man we can trust?

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The Past Is a Foreign Country
star
6.83
40 votes

#35 - The Past Is a Foreign Country

White Heat - Season 1 - Episode 1

In 2012, Charlotte arrives at the flat of a recently deceased friend. She was one of seven students who once lived there. Memories are triggered of 1965 when they all met for the first time. Full of idealism and potential they embark on a journey of discovery, love and betrayal.

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Ian Fleming: Bondmaker
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0.00
0 votes

#36 - Ian Fleming: Bondmaker

BBC Documentaries - Season 2005 - Episode 51

A look at the life of Ian Fleming from when he was in Naval Intelligence as a Commander until his death in 1964. This docudrama gives an insight into what Fleming was really like and how he wrote the Bond novels.

The Shadow in the North
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0.00
0 votes

#37 - The Shadow in the North

The Sally Lockhart Mysteries - Season 1 - Episode 2

The Shadow in the North is the second book in a quartet and charts the adventures of Sally Lockhart (Billie Piper), a feisty young Victorian heroine. Once again Pullman's much-loved and fearless heroine Sally Lockhart embarks on a mission - this time to find out why her elderly client's investment crashed and what links the clairvoyant's murderous vision to the rich industrialist, Bellmann. As Sally closes in on the truth, it becomes devastatingly clear that her life will never be the same again.

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