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All five series of the BBC drama set in the mythical city of Camelot which tells the tale of the extraordinary relationship between the young King Arthur (Bradley James) and Merlin (Colin Morgan), the wise sorcerer who guides him to power and beyond. Series 1 episodes are: 'The Dragon's Call', 'Valiant', 'The Mark of Nimueh', 'The Poisoned Chalice', 'Lancelot', 'The Gates of Avalon', 'The Beginning of the End', 'Excalibur', 'The Moment of Truth', 'The Labyrinth of Gedre', 'To Kill the King' and ...
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All 15 episodes from the first series of the BBC drama following the trials and travails of student nurses in a London hospital. The series, seen by many as a forerunner to modern dramas such as 'Casualty' and 'Holby City', was notable for its willingness to shed light on the less glamorous aspects of nurses' lives and tackle issues such as alcoholism, promiscuity and contraception. A number of actresses made their name on the show and went on to enjoy successful careers, including Fiona Fullerton...
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Documentary-style account of a nuclear attack on Sheffield during the 1980s. Ruth Beckett (Karen Meagher) and Jimmy Kemp (Reece Dinsdale) live in Sheffield and are busy preparing for their upcoming marriage. When Russia invades Iran, hoping to bring the country under its influence, tension is increased throughout the West, and particularly at the local R.A.F. base. Blissfully unconcerned with world events, Ruth and Jimmy carry on with their wedding preparations. However, when two Russian ICBM's hit...
Classic drama musical starring Rita Hayworth. Miss Sadie Thompson (Hayworth) is a bawdy night club entertainer stranded on a tropical island during World War II, and loving every minute of it, until she encounters the Reverend Davidson (Jose Ferrer). When Sadie seeks her salvation through the hypocritical minister, she's met with a brutal assault. But, in spite if all he exposes about her past, Sadie manages to find someone who loves her.
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Ron Howard directs this biographical drama chronicling the intense rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl) during the 1976 season. Polar opposites both on and off the track, the rancour between dashing, devil-may-care British playboy Hunt and the efficient and cool Austrian Lauda knows no bounds as the two battle it out to be the 1976 Formula 1 World Champion. But when a horrifying crash at Germany's Nürburgring leaves Lauda badly burned and...
The complete second series of the BBC drama, adapted from Jennifer Worth's memoirs, about a group of midwives working in East London in the 1950s. In this series, it's 1958, and while Jenny (Jessica Raine) has her hands full dealing with an abused patient, fellow midwives Trixie (Helen George) and Sister Evangelina (Pam Ferris) are forced to board a Swedish cargo ship to tend to the captain's pregnant daughter.
Mario Lanza - The Song Is You
White Tiger
Chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, star of the TV show 'River Cottage', presents this cookery show in which he competes against guest chefs to try and produce the tastiest dish from just three main ingredients. The premise of the show is that three is a key number in cooking. What can Hugh and his guests concoct from the limited ingredients at their disposal? The episodes are: 'Beetroot', 'Tomatoes', 'Courgettes', 'Mushrooms', 'Kale', 'Lamb', 'Ham and Bacon', 'Chicken', 'Venison', 'Beef', 'Apples...
The Great Jim Reeves Anthology - Revised & Enhanced Edition
Complete series 1-9 of the long-running BBC sitcom starring Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson. Sharon (Quirke) and Tracey (Robson) are two sisters who, forced to support each other while their husbands are doing time for armed robbery, embark upon various money-making schemes and part-time jobs. Lesley Joseph co-stars as their neighbour, middle-aged man-eater Dorien Green. Episodes are: 'Nicked', 'Just Visiting', 'Shift', 'Women's Troubles', 'Cheat!', 'Substitute', 'Sailing', 'Getting a Grip', 'Sweet...
All five feature-length episodes from the 13th and final series of the drama starring David Suchet as moustache-twirling Belgian detecive Hercule Poirot. The episodes, adapted from Agatha Christie's novels, comprise: 'Elephants Can Remember', 'The Big Four', 'Dead Man's Folly', 'The Labours of Hercules' and 'Curtain - Poirot's Last Case'. The series features appearances from stars such as Iain Glen, Patricia Hodge, Sarah Parish, Rebecca Front, Simon Callow and Philip Glenister.
Triple bill featuring the first three movies from the hugely popular 'Spider-Man' franchise. In 'Spider-Man' (2002), when high-school student Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) is bitten by a genetically-altered spider while on a visit to a scientific institute, he soon begins to experience unusual side-effects - such as increased strength, enhanced wall-climbing skills, and the ability to spin webs out of his wrists. Peter first attempts to make use of these skills to impress girl-next-door Mary Jane...
The complete third series of the sitcom following the lives of those who work in a northern supermarket. With Valco supermarket under new management, Richard France (Chris Geere) arrives to bring fresh ideas to the store. Youthful, driven and inclined to 'think outside the box', Richard's outlook couldn't contrast more starkly with former manager Gavin (Jason Watkins)'s conservative approach. Will the pair be able to work together? And will a new arrival in the fish department and a promotion in...
When Captain Nolan (Richard Harris) kills its mate and child at sea, the whale Orca sets off to the mainland seeking revenge. As the locals gradually, one by one, fall prey to the whale's rampant bloodlust, pressure mounts on Nolan to return to the sea and take Orca down. And so Nolan sets sail, accompanied by a stylish scientist (Charlotte Rampling) and a wise Indian (Will Sampson), ready to stake everything in a climactic man-versus-beast showdown.
Sixth volume of episodes from the Italian crime drama based on the series of novels by Andrea Camilleri. Salvo Montalbano (Luca Zingaretti) plays a key role maintaining law and order in the town of Vigata in Sicily. Navigating his way around the fraught terrain of the Italian justice system isn't the only issue faced by Montalbano - his dual indulgences, food and his girlfriend, Livia (Katharina Böhm), often threaten to derail him. The episodes are: 'Angelica's Smile', 'Hall of Mirrors', 'A Voice...
Gilbert Gunn directs this 1950s British comedy starring Guy Rolfe, Michael Hordern, Ronald Shiner and Lionel Jeffries. The officers on board HMS Scotia are quick to seize the opportunity for a party when they moor off the French Riviera. They have an excuse, too - Captain Robert Randall (Richard Coleman) has just become engaged to Jill Eaton (Mary Steele), who joins him on the ship to celebrate along with her friends Mary Carlton (Anne Kimbell) and Antoinette (Nadine Tallier). However, when a problem...
Documentary compilation of newsreel reports on 55 accidents that occured on British railways in the steam era between 1913 and 1967.
Elgar: Enigma Variations/Pomp & Circumstance Marche
Real-life war hero Audie Murphy stars in this tense western as mysterious hired killer John Gant, who rides into town on a mission of vengeance. Many of the town's most prominent figures know they have enemies to spare, and each fears that Gant is there to kill them. While Gant is content to play it slow, the town descends into paranoia as they wait for the killer to make his move.
The complete series of the cult 1960s fantasy adventure starring John Sharp, Elizabeth Shepherd, Gary Cockrell, Alan Curtis and William Maxwell. An unconventional team of detectives that includes Kronk (Sharp) and the apt pairing of Inspector Blood (Curtis) and Sergeant Hound (Maxwell) set out to foil the dastardly schemes of the millionaire, Syrie Van Epp (Shepherd). The episodes are: 'Victim As Birdwatcher', 'Victim As Whitebait', 'Victim As Red' and 'Victim As Black'.
Dylan Thomas Poetry (Richard Burton & Dylan Thomas)
An overview of the Grumman F-14 Tomcat, the US Navy's frontline interceptor from 1974 to 2006. Most widely known for its starring role in the hit film 'Top Gun', the F-14 was developed in 1968 after the collapse of the F-111B project. After five years of development, it was finally deployed as a carrier-based fighter, enabling both defensive and offensive strike capabilities against any enemy air threat. Six long-range AIM-54A Phoenix missiles could be targetted separately against six hostile targets...
Brush Strokes - Series 3&4
All 20 episodes of the popular children's adventure series of the 1970s based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. Episodes comprise; 'The Prophecy', 'The Leper', 'Richard Changes Sides', 'The Cattle Drive', 'The Chess Game', 'The Crossroads', 'The Last Arrow', 'The Stranger from France', 'Return of the Black Arrow', 'Sir Daniel at the Inn', 'Plot and Counterplot', 'The Ambush', 'The Holy Prioress', 'Peterkin', 'The Wedding', 'Trapped', 'The Stake', 'The Adventure of the Holy Finger', 'Captured...
All 22 episodes from Series 19 and 20 of Roy Clarke's long-running BBC comedy set in the Yorkshire Dales. Series 19 episodes are: 'The Love Mobile', 'A Clean Sweep', 'The Mysterious C.W. Northrop', 'A Double for Howard', 'How to Create a Monster', 'Deviations With Davenport', the 1996 Christmas special 'Extra! Extra!', 'According to the Prophet Bickerdyke', 'Next Kiss Please', 'Destiny and Six Bananas' and 'A Sidecar Named Desire'. Series 20 episodes are: 'There Goes the Groom', 'Beware of the Oglethorpe...
British crime drama starring Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Lennie James. As punishment for a previous failure, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott (Compston) is transferred to AC-12, a unit assigned to investigate corruption within the force. Working with Detective Constable Kate Fleming (McClure), he quickly finds himself immersed in a case involving Detective Chief Inspector Tony Gates (James). With Gates a slippery and resourceful adversary, the pair will have to have their wits about them if...
All ten cases of PD James' Adam Dalgliesh Chronicles starring Roy Marsden in the title role collected and uncut. Dalgliesh, who holds the high position of Commander in the Metropolitan Police Service at New Scotland Yard in London, is an intensely cerebral and private person. He writes poetry, a fact which his colleagues are fond of reminding him. Several volumes of his poetry have been published. Dalgliesh lives in a flat above the Thames at Queenhithe in the City of London and drives a Jaguar....
All episodes from the first series of the BBC crime drama starring Ben Miller. Attempting to solve a murder case on the tropical Caribbean island of Saint-Marie, DI Richard Poole (Miller) would rather swap the sun for his home in rainy London. As his investigations get underway, however, more killings occur and it seems that his boss has reasons for keeping him on the island.
Collection of films made by the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) capturing the pain, suffering and misery of the First World War. The films are: 'The Kaiser's Lackey', 'The Girls in Gingham', 'As Long As There's Life In Me', 'In Spite of Everything', 'The Sailor's Song', 'The Woman and the Stranger', 'Farewell', 'Wolz: Life and Illusion of a German Anarchist', 'When Martin Was Fourteen' and 'Kathe Kollwitz: Pictures from Her Life'.
A Sam Fuller directed Japanese crime drama from the 1950s. Sandy Dawson (Robert Ryan) heads a ruthless gang of ex-servicemen who commit robberies with military precision in post-war Tokyo. When undercover Army investigator Eddie Spanier (Robert Stack) joins the gang, its a race against time. He has to earn the respect and trust of Dawson and his gang members, uncover their operation and get out before his cover is blown.
British Birds and Birdlife - Volume 2
Classic drama from Alfred Hitchcock. In 1831, Irishman Charles Adare (Michael Widling) travels to Australia to start a new life with the help of his cousin who has just been appointed governor. When he arrives he meets powerful landowner and ex-convict Sam Flusky (Joseph Cotten), who wants to do a business deal with him. Whilst attending a dinner party at Flusky's house, Charles meets Flusky's wife Henrietta (Ingird Bergman) who he had known as a child back in Ireland. Henrietta is an alcoholic and...
Broads, The - A Norfolk and Suffolk Treasure
Episodes 7-12 of the long-running Scottish soap opera following the people who live and work in the fictional village of Glendarroch. The show ran for a total of 22 years and over 1,500 episodes before being concluded in 2003.
Murder In Mind - The Complete Collection
All episodes of the drama series adapted from Agatha Christie's novels and starring David Suchet as moustache-twirling Belgian detecive Hercule Poirot. Series 1 episodes are: 'The Adventure of the Clapham Cook', 'Murder in the Mews', 'The Adventure of Johnnie Waverly', 'Four and Twenty Blackbirds', 'The Third Floor Flat', 'Triangle at Rhodes', 'Problem at Sea', 'The Incredible Theft', 'The King of Clubs' and 'The Dream'. Series 2 episodes are: 'Peril at End House', 'The Veiled Lady', 'The Lost Mine...
The first two series of the documentary presented by esteemed British wildlife commentator David Attenborough exploring some of the natural world's greatest curiosities. Among the issues examined by Attenborough are the role electric eels played in human research into electricity and other quirks in animals that have proved interesting to scientists and researchers. The broadcaster also looks at pairs of animals that share certain traits such as the emperor penguin and wood frog, both of which can...
All 13 episodes of the second series of the Australian crime drama following the adventures of a glamorous female detective played by Essie Davis in 1920s Melbourne. The episodes are: 'Murder Most Scandalous', 'Death Comes Knocking', 'Dead Man's Chest', 'Deadweight', 'Murder à la Mode', 'Marked for Murder', 'Blood at the Wheel', 'The Blood of Juana the Mad', 'Framed for Murder', 'Death On the Vine', 'Dead Air', 'Unnatural Habits' and 'Murder Under the Mistletoe'.
The entire series of the popular BBC Television series charting the lives of a group of four Geordie friends from their teens until middle-age: Nicky is a radical socialist, determined to devote his life to the class struggle; Tosker a Jack-the-lad with dreams of pop stardom; Mary, courted by Nicky and Tosker, is eager to pursue her own professional ambitions; and Geordie, a drifter who runs away to London. The award-winning drama starts in 1964 in Newcastle and carries through the swinging Sixties...
When Johnny Cammareri (Danny Aiello) goes to visit his dying mother in Sicily, he asks his long-term girlfriend Loretta (Cher) to contact his estranged brother Ronny (Nicolas Cage) and invite him to their upcoming wedding. Ronny, a hot-headed baker, turns out to be everything his brother is not, and soon he and his prospective sister-in-law are embarking on a passionate affair. Oscars were won by Cher, supporting actress Olympia Dukakis, and writer John Patrick Shanley.
Survivors (2008) - Series 1
The fourth series of the documentary presented by Morgan Freeman that explores the mysteries of life and the universe. The episodes are: 'Is There a God Particle?', 'When Does Life Begin?', 'Can We Survive the Death of the Sun?', 'How Do Aliens Think?', 'Will Sex Become Extinct?', 'Can Our Minds Be Hacked?', 'Are Robots the Future of Human Evolution?', 'Is Reality Real?', 'Do We Have Free Will?' and 'Did God Create Evolution?'.
All 26 episodes of the Yorkshire Television drama following the police officers of a small village in Yorkshire. A precursor to the success of 'Heartbeat', the show sees PC Moss Parkin (John Flanagan) and DC Ron Radley (Gareth Thomas) struggle to keep the citizens of Fickley on the right side of the law, with cases ranging from petty theft to abduction. The episodes are: 'Hoot Nor Horn', 'Lock, Stock and...', 'Dead Or Alive?', 'Fame of a Kind', 'Bonus', 'The Good Listener', 'The Deserter', 'The Way...
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All 24 episodes from the 18th series of the Yorkshire Television police drama. In this, the last series of the show, long-running characters such as PC Alf Ventress (William Simons), Oscar Blaketon (Derek Fowlds) and Gina Ward (Tricia Penrose) make their final screen appearances. The episodes are: 'Family Matters', 'England Expects', 'Mother of Invention', 'Living Off the Land', 'Guilty Secrets', 'Strike Up the Band', 'Return Crossing', 'Looking for Isabella', 'The Hospital Job', 'Ups and Downs'...
All seven episodes of the 1970s period drama series based on the bestselling novel by Howard Spring. John Nolan stars as Nick Faunt, a millionaire's son in 1930s Manchester who, at the height of the Depression, leaves home to become an artist, embracing a life of bohemian freedom but also of poverty and hardship. Prunella Gee co-stars as Anna Fitzgerald, the Irish serving girl with whom Nick falls in love. Episodes are: 'A Wife in Water Colours', 'A Jealous Mistress', 'Beggars at a Banquet', 'To...
Series 1-3 of the BBC's fast-paced modernised crime drama based on the characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle. Laptops, mobile phones and the internet are the new tools for crime in a modern London under threat from serial killers, bombings and gang warfare. Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), the most brilliant intellect of his generation, has a unique analytical brain unlike anyone else's, and staves off the ever-present threat of boredom by solving crimes, the more intricate and baffling...
Classic drama based on the play by Roland Pertwee. Googie Withers plays Pearl Bond, the frustrated wife of an 1880s Brighton tavern keeper. Looking for a way to escape her marriage, Pearl persuades a chemist's son to act as accomplice in a murder plot.
War in the Air: The Complete Series, Running time 450 Year 1954 Director Philip Dorte Languages English Number of Discs 3 Certification E Colour B/W Format DVD / Box Set Region 2 Release Date 07/03/201 More details
Herbert Wilcox directs this musical drama based on the play by Ivor Novello starring Anna Neagle, Errol Flynn and Patrice Wymore. As the exiled heir to the throne of the fictional kingdom of Laurentia, Prince Richard (Flynn) has found peace through his love for ordinary woman Marta Karillos (Neagle). However, in order to claim the throne that is rightfully his, Richard will have to make an allegiance with the neighbouring kingdom of Norseland by marrying the icy Princess Cristiane (Wymore). Under...
Documentary that revisits the Battle of Isandlwana, in which the forces of the British Empire suffered an unexpected defeat to the Zulus. The battle, held in 1879, saw arguably one of the most surprising outcomes in military history. Despite their vastly superior weapons and resources, 1,500 British soldiers fells at the hands of Zulu warriors.
To Serve Them All My Days
Collection of documentaries which examine the sinking of the ocean liner Titanic in 1912. A century has passed since the supposedly 'unsinkable' vessel departed Southampton destined for New York, only for a collision with an iceberg to cause the death of over 1000 passengers in one of the worst naval disasters of all time. The six documentaries included are: 'Titanic's Final Moments: Missing Pieces', 'Lost Worlds: Building the Titanic', 'Titanic's Achilles Heel', 'Modern Marvels: Titanic Tech', ...
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All eleven episodes from the popular drama series starring Robbie Coltrane as the larger-than-life, hard-drinking criminal psychologist. In 'The Mad Woman in the Attic', after a student of Fitz's (Coltrane) is butchered on a train, the police believe it to be the work of a serial slasher. At the scene of the crime is an unconscious, blood-stained man (Adrian Dunbar) who is soon accused of the murders. Fitz is brought in to use his talents to reach into the soul of the man (who is claiming amnesia...
Wycliffe - Series 5
Travel documentary presented by actor and explorer Griff Rhys Jones. In the eight-episode series Griff travels around his native Wales in search of his inner Welshman while trying his hand at abseiling, climbing and canoeing.
Barbara Stanwyck and Joel McCrea star in this musical directed by John Cromwell. Pearl (Stanwyck) and Ernie (McCrea) are a loved-up young couple planning an elaborate wedding aboard a ship on the Mississippi River. When a local man tries to kiss the bride on her wedding day, Ernie gets angry and throws the man overboard. As the man fails to return to the surface Ernie panics, jumps in the water and flees the scene fearing he has killed the guest. When Pearl and Ernie's father (Walter Brennan) find...
Cleaning solution and microfiber pad clean music, DVD, game, data, photo, recordable and all other types of optical discs including Blu-ray.
You're Only Young Twice The Complete Series Two
Every episode from all three seasons of the BBC sitcom about three twenty-something flatmates. In 'Big Wednesday', Mandy (Samantha Janus), Martin (Matthew Cottle) and Matthew (Ben Chaplin) all have their share of love troubles. 'Working Girls' sees Mandy getting into hot water when her new job as novelist's researcher brings her into the author's lusty clutches. In 'The Great Escape', Mandy has once again started off on the wrong foot with a dream man - this time a millionaire. Back at home agoraphobic...
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A horror film maker invites his closest friends to his abode to watch his new shocker about the gruesome deaths that befell his ancestors. As the party rolls on, strange occurences take place and over the course of a couple of days, the guest list becomes shorter and shorter.
Documentary following the preparations for the final launch in NASA's Space Shuttle program. From 1981 to 2011 the Shuttle program was used to send astronauts to space on shuttles which could then re-enter the Earth's atmosphere and land. Due to its long history, the retirement of the shuttle was an occasion of great sadness for many. Featuring interviews with engineers and astronauts involved in the program and behind the scenes footage, this documentary takes a look at the 18 months leading up...
Great Aircraft of the RAF - Lancaster (Telegraph On
Great British Movies - WW1 (I Was a Spy / 1914 All Out / Spy in Black)
Alfresco - Complete Series
A collection of 23 dramas based on the novels of Catherine Cookson: 'The Mallen Secret', 'The Mallen Curse', 'The Mallen Girls', 'The Mallen Streak', 'The Fifteen Streets', 'The Wingless Bird', 'The Round Tower', 'The Black Velvet Gown', 'The Black Candle', 'The Rag Nymph', 'The Moth', 'The Girl', 'The Tide of Life', 'The Glass Virgin', 'The Gambling Man', 'The Man Who Cried', 'The Cinder Path', 'The Dwelling Place', 'The Colour Blind', 'The Tilly Trotter', 'The Storyteller', 'The Secret' and 'Dinner...
Three classic films starring comedy duo Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. In 'The Dancing Masters' (1943), Stan (Laurel) and Ollie (Hardy) are owners of a dance school, but are evicted for non-payment of rent. To raise money, Ollie tries an insurance scam which involves inflicting injuries on Stan, but the inept pair soon find themselves mixed up with local gangsters. Watch out for appearances by long-running Marx Brothers' foil Margaret Dumont and a youthful Robert Mitchum. In 'A-haunting We Will Go...
The complete eighth season of the animated sitcom following the ups and downs in the family life of the Griffins, an average North American family living in an average North American home in an average North American town. This season sees Cleveland (voiced by Mike Henry) leaving Quahog and being replaced by a new friend, while spies Chevy Chase and Dan Aykroyd (guest starring as themselves) move into his home. Meanwhile, Stewie (Seth MacFarlane) is given tickets to a Hannah Montana concert, Meg...
The Dave Brubeck Quartet - Time Further Out
A collection of Discovery Channel documentaries profiling the aircraft at the forefront of the Cold War. Each profile features a full technical tour of the aircraft, personal recollections by veterans and archival film footage. Aircraft included are the F-4 'Phantom II', the A-1 'Skyraider', the A-26/B-26 'Invader' and the A-7F 'Vought'.
Igor Stravinsky - Le Sacre Du Printemps / Petrushka
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers - Original Soundtra
A collection of footage taken from the Royal Air Force's Astra Gazette newsreels made by Pathe during the 1950s, profiling many of the most important aircraft of the era.
Britain's Railway Heritage, Steam in the Midlands, Certification E Colour Colour Format DVD / Normal Release Date 03/06/200
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Six-part 1980s BBC drama, based on the novel by Brian Haynes and Tom Keene, in which a Cold War chill threatens an investigation into the sinking of a fishing vessel. When a British ship and the 36 crewmembers aboard are lost in the seas near the coast of Norway, journalist Martin Taylor (Tom Wilkinson), whose father was one of the men on the vessel, sets out to discover what happened. When he finds both the Royal Navy and Soviet contacts erecting barriers against him, his suspicions are aroused...
The definitive film record of the war in Burma, focusing on the battles and campaigns fought by the British and Commonwealth forces from Singapore onwards and comprised almost entirely of front line footage recorded by combat cameramen.
Documentary feature based on the book 'Time Out' by Pete Davies. Released 20 years on from Italia '90, the film follows the England football team's run to the semi-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy. It covers everything from David Platt's last-minute equaliser against Belgium in the second round to the heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to West Germany in the semi-final in Turin. The film features match highlights from the FIFA archives and previously unseen footage from inside the England...
Collected edition of the three-part documentary exploring life on the Home Front in Britain, from the build-up to war in 1937, to the final victory in 1945. Covering every aspect of life on the Home Front, from the Blitz to the 'Digging for Victory' campaign, it includes rare and previously unseen government information films, as well as authentic newsreel footage and extensive interviews with people who lived and survived during the period.
In 1950s Vienna a former concentration camp inmate (Charlotte Rampling), now the wife of an American opera conductor, recognizes a hotel porter (Dirk Bogarde) as the SS Commandant who sexually abused her as a teenager. They resume a bizarre sado-masochistic affair.
A year-by-year look at the events that hit the headlines in 1980s Britain, based around news footage and interviews from the BBC, British Pathe and other news services.
British adventure based on the novel 'L'Atlantide' by Pierre Benoit and starring Maria Montez, Jean-Pierre Aumont and Dennis O'Keefe. When two Foreign Legion soldiers, Andre (Aumont) and Jean (O'Keefe), stumble upon the fabled lost continent of Atlantis, they are both immediately bewitched by the sultry, beauty of the Queen of Atlantis (Montez). The two men proceed to vie for her affections - little realising that her previous lovers have been embalmed into the statues that line the passages of her...
Spanish fantasy story directed by Guillermo del Torro ('Cronos') with stunning sets, shocking scenes and effects - set in the mind's eye of a lonely young girl. Ofelia (Ivana Baquero) is a young girl in a remote mountain village in Spain in 1944 after Franco's ascension to power. To escape the upheaval and hardship her family faces (her father died in the war and her mother (Ariadna Gil) has been forced to re-marry to a despotic Captain in Franco's fascist army), Ofelia creates a world in her mind...
Martin Sheen and Tony Musante star in this drama directed by Lance Peerce. When two knife-wielding rebels mug an old man on a Manhattan-bound subway train, the commotion causes panic amongst fellow travellers triggering a hostage situation in the carriage. As the thugs turn their attention to each passenger in turn, tormenting and bullying them, the selfish nature of human beings is shown as nobody stands up to defend, simply taking care of number one.
All ten episodes of the classic 'kitchen-sink' drama about love and relationships in an industrial Lancashire town. Draftsman Vic Brown (Clive Wood) sleeps with Ingrid (Joanne Whalley), a young typist who works at the same factory as him, but soon loses interest in her. When she discovers that she is pregnant, Vic finds himself burdened with unwanted family responsibilities and an interfering mother-in-law (Clare Kelly).
In Greece, a female diver (Sophia Loren, in her first American film), discovers an ancient statue, which is soon sought after by an American archaeologist and an unscrupulous collector. The beautiful Aegean becomes the backdrop for the chase. Alan Ladd and Clifton Webb co-star.
The complete first two series of the BBC drama starring Derek Jacobi and Anne Reid as an aging man and woman who rediscover the feelings they once had for each other. Widowed 70-somethings Alan Buttershaw (Jacobi) and Celia Dawson (Reid) become reacquainted after their respective grandsons create Facebook accounts for them. 60 years previously, during their teenage years, the two fell in love and, despite having since gone their separate ways in life, they find their feelings are as strong as ever...
Collection of three episodes from the 1950s detective drama 'Colonel March of Scotland Yard' starring Boris Karloff. As the head of Scotland Yard's Department of Queer Complaints, Colonel March (Karloff) is assigned the cases that puzzle others and will require him to take an unorthodox approach to solve. Dealing with such cases is the Colonel's speciality. In this collection, March attempts to solve riddles concerning a bank robbery, the murder of a Japanese dancer and an apparently haunted house...
First collection of episodes from the spin-off series of the Italian drama 'Inspector Montalbano', based on the novels by Andrea Camilleri. Michele Riondino plays the title character, who is reassigned to his home town of Vigata to tackle the many mysteries that arise there - providing he can avoid becoming distracted by his love for Livia Burlando (Sarah Felberbaum). The episodes are: 'The First Case', 'New Year's Day', 'Back to Basics', 'Mortally Wounded', 'The Third Secret' and 'Seven Mondays'.
All the surviving episodes from series 1-6 of the cult 1960s action series starring Patrick MacNee, Honor Blackman and Diana Rigg. Series 1 episodes are: 'Hot Snow' (incomplete; first 15 minutes only), 'Girl On a Trapeze', 'The Frighteners'. Series 2 episodes are; 'Mission to Montreal', 'Dead On Course', 'The Sell Out', 'Death Dispatch', 'Propellant 23', 'Mr Teddy Bear', 'The Decapod', 'Bullseye', 'The Removal Men', 'The Mauritius Penny', 'Death of a Great Dane', 'Death On the Rocks', 'Traitor in...
Slinger's Day - The Complete Series
Highlights of the 2006 Royal International Air Tattoo, the world's biggest military airshow. Includes an interview with Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
Aviation documentary examining one of the main British fighter aircraft of World War Two, the Hawker Hurricane. Less famous than the Spitfire, the Hurricane did in fact account for two-thirds of all German aircraft shot down in the Battle of Britain, and served with distinction throughout all theatres of war during the conflict. Includes archive footage of the aircraft in action, as well as interviews with veteran pilots.
All thirteen episodes from Series 1 of the Discovery Channel production. Each episode focuses on a different group of ancient warriors, examining their training methods, weaponry and battle tactics through the use of authentic combat re-enactments, original period artefacts, expert commentary and computer-generated battlefield recreations. Episodes are: 'The Ancient Egyptians', 'The Assyrians', 'The Spartans', 'The Macedonians', 'The Celts', 'Roman Legionnaires', 'Shaolin Warrior Monks', 'The Huns...
Sir Neville Marriner - Vivaldi - Gloria . J. S. Bach - Magnificat
Collection of colour episodes from the long-running BBC police drama that debuted in 1962 and ran till 1978. Set in the north of England in a fictional town called Newtown, the series aimed to bring to life the adventures of a new breed of policeman. With the solitary 'bobby on the beat' increasingly replaced by pairs of officers working together in patrol cars, the show followed these new, more mobile officers, as they sought to keep the peace. The stars of the show included James Ellis, John Slater...
The complete first series of the BAFTA-nominated sitcom following a six-man crew of rubbish collectors who display unusual commitment to their job. Nev (Edward Woodward) leads a crew that contains men of numerous backgrounds and outlooks. Though personalities sometimes clash and the trials and tribulations of life test friendships, the crew are united by a desire to do their job well and buoyed by a sense of camaraderie. However, with new management in place and privatisation encroaching on the traditions...
Box set containing the four films director Alfred Hitchcock made with legendary Hollywood producer David O. Selznick. In 'Rebecca', Joan Fontaine stars as a young woman who, after a brief Monte Carlo courtship and a rushed marriage, returns with the handsome and mysterious Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier) to his Cornish country estate, Manderlay. The new bride receives a hostile reaction from the housekeeper Mrs Danvers (Judith Anderson), and finds herself intimidated and overcome by the surviving...
All six episodes of the 1978 spin-off of the sitcom 'Porridge'. Fletch (Ronnie Barker) is released from jail after spending three years, eight months and four days at Her Majesty's pleasure. But life on the outside isn't as easy as he's hoped it would be... A young Nicholas Lyndhurst co-stars as Fletch's teenage son Raymond.
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