1 number of things that come one after another
ADJ. whole He is in hospital for a whole series of tests. | endless, long | complex a complex series of events | continuous | concert, lecture, test (in cricket) Australia won the test series against England.
PREP. in a/the ~ The quartet will be performing in a series of lunchtime concerts. | ~ of
PHRASES the first/last, etc. of a/the series, the first/latest, etc. in a series
2 programmes on radio/television
ADJ. radio, television/TV | comedy, crime, documentary, drama
PREP. in a/the ~ She has a small part in a drama series for radio. | ~ about/on We watched the final part of a series on famous gardens.