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Confused about who stole which artifact for what reason in that latest episode of Endeavour, and how our intrepid detective figured it all out? Or need a refresher on the relationships—familial, romantic, or rancorous—in Poldark? Check out our recaps of those shows and more: all of your favorite British series, dramas, and mysteries from Masterpiece and PBS, condensed into easily readable plot summaries. So when another season of All Creatures Great and Small or Grantchester rolls around, whether you’re streaming it via Passport or watching it on TV, you can quickly catch up and enjoy the show. Don’t forget the popcorn!

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Lucian and Rose stand on a staircase in evening dress

'Hotel Portofino' Recap: Season 2 Episode 6

The casino opens with a big gala that leads to a confrontation between Rose and Lucian as well as Cecil, Marco, and Victor.

Bezhig and Adele seen standing facing each other in an office through a window

'Little Bird' Recap: Episode 5

Feeling lost, Bezhig again confronts Adele in the hope of more information about her birth family, and sets off in search of her twin brother. 

Morgan holds her phone and stands in front of a tent in a forest

'Annika' Recap: Season 2 Episode 5

Morgan is working at an eco-resort, so Annika takes a holiday there but is joined by her father Magnus. Annika quickly finds a dead body in a river on the resort and turns a holiday into work.

Robina sews next to Sir James

'World on Fire' Recap: Season 2 Episode 5

Robina finally demands answers of Sir James and Kasia, as Kasia struggles with her assignment. Rajib and Harry suffer a tragic loss in the desert, and Henriette and David grow closer while David convalesces.

Albani and Bella look up off frame

'Hotel Portofino' Recap: Season 2 Episode 5

Albani helps Bella by translating for her as she tries to help Anish escape and out-maneuver her scheming husband, who has plans with Danioni to take control of the hotel.

Brigit and Esther smile while looking at family photos

'Little Bird' Recap: Episode 4

Bezhig finds some of her birth family and learns the truth about her separation from them, then returns to her life in Montreal to confront her past and try to reconcile her new knowledge with her life. 

Harper looks worriedly into the distance while on her cellphone

'Annika' Recap: Season 2 Episode 4

Annika's team has a new member to replace Tyrone as they investigate the discovery of a body encased in a block of ice near the Inner Hebrides.
Rajib in the desert

'World on Fire' Recap: Season 2 Episode 4

Rajib struggles with unequal treatment of his Indian unit while the Germans bear down on his and Harry's location. Kasia takes on her first assignment, and Henriette helps David in occupied France.
Rose and Constance stand by the ocean in bathing suits

'Hotel Portofino' Recap: Season 2 Episode 4

Rose arrives unexpectedly in Portofino to try to become closer to Lucian, who has his heart set on Constance. Bella has her own admirer, but is enmeshed in the scheming of her husband and Danioni.
Patricia and others sit in a court room

'Little Bird' Recap: Episode 3

Patricia irrevocably loses her children, setting up a life in which they eventually seek each other, years later. Esther finally tracks down her sister Dora and finds that they have had vastly different lives. 
Annika and Michael on a lake in a yellow paddleboat

'Annika' Recap: Season 2 Episode 3

Annika and Michael struggle to navigate the fallout of Annika's revelation, but there's still a case to be solved. A wealthy entrepreneur has been found dead in his aquarium. 
Marga stands on a lawn in a pink dress and looks uncertainly at a German officer eying her

'World on Fire' Recap: Season 2 Episode 3

Marga experiences what it means to devote herself to the Reich, while Henriette has to flee it as danger closes in. Harry and Lois reunite, Stan and Rajib embark on a perilous journey, and Kasia gets an assignment from Sir James. 
Cecil and Danioni stand in front of a red car, looking toward something

'Hotel Portofino' Recap: Season 2 Episode 3

Cecil's business with Danioni and Americans begins to get too big for him, while Danioni remains a thorn in Bella's side. Anish is in danger and bad shape, and Lucian and Constance are forced to confront their feelings. 
Bezhig in front of well-dressed adults, with a bow in her hair

'Little Bird' Recap: Episode 2

Bezhig tries to comfort her siblings as her mother runs into walls trying to win back her children. Eighteen years later, Esther searches for the siblings from whom she was separated. 
Annika and Tyrone in a fancy hotel

'Annika' Recap: Season 2 Episode 2

Annika and the team head to Edinburgh to investigate the death of a woman just released from prison. Annika continues to struggle with telling Michael the truth about Morgan.