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    Colour Me Pop

    Colour Me Pop

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    BBC Two (ended 1969)
    also entitled "Late Night Line-Up presents Colour Me Pop"
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    The Revenue Men

    The Revenue Men

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    BBC Two (ended 1968)
    Welcome to The Revenue Men guide at TV.com.

    This drama series concentrates on the work of an office of the Investigation Branch of H.M. Customs and Excise. I.B. officers, who can usually speak more than one foreign language, are trained in the techniques of detection and interrogation and have powers of arrest and confiscation. Theirs is a roving commission, and they can follow a case anywhere in Britain and abroad.

    Head of Branch Stuart Campbell is assisted by two Investigation Officers: the experienced C.S.R. "Caesar" Smith, formerly an officer in the Outdoor Service, and young Ross McInnes, newly promoted from the Waterguard. The remaining member of the team is departmental Clerical Officer Luke Fraser.moreless
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    Melissa

    Melissa

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    BBC Two (ended 1964)
    Welcome to the Frances Durbridge Presents Melissa guide at TV.com. Adapted from the novel My Wife Melissa by Francis Durbridge, this classic thriller serial has journalist Guy Foster returning home to find that his wife, Melissa, murdered, having apparently been strangled to death during a petty burglary. Foster retraces her steps and discovers that she has been leading a double life. The serial was critically acclaimed, and two further versions were made, for BBC-2 in 1974 and for Channel 4 in 1997.moreless
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    I, Claudius

    I, Claudius

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    BBC Two (ended 1976)
    Welcome to the 'I, Claudius' guide at TV. com. This is the story about the emperors of Rome, from Augustus down to Nero (the last Claudian emperor of Rome), told by Claudius, an unlikely emperor. The show originally aired back in 1976, by BBC Television. The cast contains of a couple of Britains finest Shakespeare actors, including Derek Jacobi in the title role. A real classic.moreless
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    Codename

    Codename

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    BBC Two (ended 1970)
    Codename was a spy thriller about the secretive MI17, a government department operating from the residential hall of a Cambridge College. Eventually the series attained a more international flavour, although its base was always in Great Britain. Codename dealt primarily with the themes of espionage and counter-espionage at the time of the Cold War of the 1960s. The series was developed from Codename: Portcullis, a stand-alone drama broadcast under the Drama Playhouse banner.moreless
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