Chain Letters was a British television game show produced by Tyne Tees. The show was filmed at their City Road studios in Newcastle Upon Tyne and first broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom from 7 September 1987 to 6 July 1990, then again from 2 January 1995 to 25 April 1997. Three contestants competed to win money by changing letters in words to form new words. Its original host was the late Jeremy Beadle, followed by Andrew O'Connor, Allan Stewart, Ted Robbins, Vince Henderson and Dave Spikey.
Fumika and Kanaka are mail carriers- but not the typical kind. For one, Kanaka is a talking staff and for two, Fumika delivers shigofumi: letters from the dead addressed to the living. These letters are a final, true, communication derived from hate, hope, and love. The story unfolds following this pair and their uncommon job as well as Fumika's unique 'situation'.
Ladies of Letters is a BBC Radio 4 comedy series starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales, based on the series of books of the same name written by Carole Hayman and Lou Wakefield. Routledge stars as Vera Small and Scales as Irene Spencer, two elderly ladies who share a sometimes rocky relationship conducted by correspondence. Patricia Routledge originally played Irene in A Lady of Letters, a 1988 episode of Alan Bennett's BBC television series, Talking Heads. The success of the first series of Ladies of Letters spawned adaptations of several sequels: Ladies of More Letters; Ladies of Letters.Com; Ladies of Letters Log On; Ladies of Letters Make Mincemeat; Ladies of Letters Spring Clean; Ladies of Letters Go Global; Ladies of Letters Say No; Ladies of Letters Go Green; Ladies of Letters Crunch Credit and Ladies of Letters Go Crackers. Each of the 15 minute episodes come as part of BBC Radio 4's long running magazine programme Woman's Hour. A ten-part television adaptation of the first radio series has been made for ITV3, which began on 3 February 2009.
Letters and Numbers is an Australian game show on SBS One. It is hosted by Richard Morecroft, and co-hosted by David Astle and Lily Serna. It is based on the French format Des chiffres et des lettres while its structure is similar to the UK version of the show, Countdown. It began airing on 2 August 2010. On 22 June 2012 SBS announced on the official website its decision to "rest" the show, the final episode aired on 27 June 2012. The show has been replaced, at 6pm weeknights, by the UK series, Countdown.
Letters to Laugh-In is a daytime game show and spin-off of NBC's popular nighttime comedy series at the time, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, that aired on the network from September 29 to December 26, 1969. The show was hosted by Gary Owens, the announcer for Laugh-In.
Precious Family is a South Korean television series starring Kim Hee-ae, Hur Joon-ho, Song Jae-ho, Kim Hae-sook, Jang Hyun-sung, Lee Dong-wook, and Lee Yoo-ri. It aired on KBS2 from October 16, 2004 to July 5, 2005 on Saturdays and Sundays at 19:55 for 68 episodes. Shedding light on the importance of family and marriage through the realistic portrayal of one woman who experiences many trials in her life including her husband's infidelity, friction with difficult in-laws, and the hardship of raising an autistic son, the drama received solid ratings and critical approval.
The plot of the series centers on an Iraqi woman, the child of an Iraqi mother and an Egyptian father that she has never met. The protagonist works as a physician in one of the larger hospitals in Egypt. Her life passes uneventfully until one day she is surprised to find that her father has been checked into the hospital as a patient. Thirty years after he was separated from his daughter by the war, the dying father is finally reunited with her. His final wish is to be able to spend his last days in her company.
The husband leaves home, leaving behind his wife and child and his job as a middle school teacher. He leaves all this to live with a former girlfriend so that he can nurse her as she battles with terminal illness. He has decided to nurse her until the end. This sudden take-charge approach from a man she thought of as indecisive causes the wife to look at her husband in a completely different way. To top it off, the husband asks her to drop in on the ex-girlfriend from time to time to keep her company. Despite herself, she agrees to her husband's request. She thought that cursing her husband and celebrating the ex-girlfriend's suffering would make her feel better but instead she finds herself even more attracted to him. She even finds herself growing closer to the ex-girlfriend, creating a curious bond between the two women. In the midst of all this, the relationship between the husband and wife continues to change.
A soon-to-be-graduating girls, in high school, find out that their homeroom teacher is terminally ill. He writes each of them inexplicit letters. While they encounter various difficulties in their senior year those letters will help them to resolves their personal issues and grow to be better persons and friends.
The complex love story of Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, the Empress Alexandra. Through their personally revealing letters, explore the couple's role in the lead up to the Russian Revolution of 1917, which led to their eventual brutal and tragic executions.
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam is an American grammy Award–winning 1987 documentary, inspired by the anthology of the same title, directed by Bill Couturié. Using real letters written by US soldiers and archive footage, the film creates a highly personal experience of the Vietnam War. The film won the Special Jury Prize: Documentary at Sundance Film Festival in 1988. It was also screened out of competition at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. Roger Ebert commented, "There have been many great movies about Vietnam. This is the one that completes the story."
For the Life of the World is a film series that explores the deeper meaning of Salvation. Is it only about personal atonement, about getting to heaven or something that comes later?