The Agatha Christie's Poirot - Set 1 DVD contains four discs and covers the entire first series of the hit TV show "Agatha Christie's Poirot". Set in the 1930s, the award-winning period drama stars David Suchet, who plays a quirky Belgian detective named Hercule Poirot. The series is written by Clive Exton, but based on Agatha Christie's classic crime stories. Meticulous in his work as a private detective, Poirot exercises his "little grey cells" to help the police solve crimes and murder mysteries, whether they request his services or not. Captain Hastings, Poirot's side-kick, is played by Hugh Fraser and Phillip Jackson plays the role of Inspector Japp. Running Time: 698 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 21 Nov. 2005
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All 22 episodes from the third and fourth series of the ITV espionage drama, when the series began to be filmed in colour (from 1970). Edward Woodward stars as David Callan, the reluctant professional killer working for a shadowy branch of the British intelligence services known only as 'the Section'. Episodes are: 'Where Else Could I Go?', 'Summoned to Appear', 'the Same Trick Twice', 'A Village Called G', 'Suddenly - At Home', 'Act of Kindness', 'God Help Your Friends', 'Breakout', 'Amos Green Must Live', 'that'll Be the Day', 'Call Me Sir!', 'First Refusal', 'Rules of the Game', 'If He Can, So Could I', 'None of Your Business', 'Charlie Says It's Goodbye', 'I Never Wanted the Job', 'the Carrier', 'the Contract', 'the Richmond File: Call Me Enemy', 'the Richmond File: Do You Recognise the Woman?' and 'the Richmond File: A Man Like Me'. Running Time: 1100 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 10/05/2010
Three schoolchildren find themselves the victims of a group of young black con artists in this Swedish racial drama from director Ruben á–stlund. After approaching three local boys - two white and one of Asian descent - in a Gothenburg shopping mall, a group of black teenagers accuse one of the boys of owning a stolen mobile phone belonging to one of their brothers, demanding that they accompany them on a short trip so that the brother can resolve the issue. Over the coming hours, as the streetwise black youths play a psychological game, preying on the fears and stereotypes of their victims without ever resorting to direct violence, the reserved, anxious-not-to-offend local kids are led on a march through some of Gothenburg's more unfamiliar areas. Running Time: 118 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English Release Date: 9 Sept. 2013
In this mind-mangling GIALLO an attractive young widow (played by the prolific B-movie babe Joanna Pacula) becomes inadvertently caught up in a killer's sick scheme - with the mysterious murderer leaving lopped off limbs at her doorstep and taunting her from afar.. Running Time: 99 minutes Region: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.) Release Date: 12 Jun. 2017
They could be so good for you! The legendary partnership of George Cole and Dennis Waterman play Arthur Daley, a man synonymous with dodgy goods and shady deals, and Terry McCann, Arthur's 'Minder' who protects him from small-time crooks, in this hugely successful ITV series. Drinking in the Winchester Club, driving the Capri and chatting up the ladies, catch up with Arthur and Terry's escapades in 68 episodes of ''the most entertaining, most tightly scripted, inventively comic and sharply directed drama series on televisio'' (Daily Telegraph). Special Features: Photo Galleries Running Time: 4260 minutes Region: All Regions Release Date: 29 Aug. 2011
Release Date: 29/05/17
Coming back to the place where he grew up ought to be an easy posting, but Sgt Jack Driscoll (Owen McDonnell) finds that the cases he has to investigate are as mysterious and as unyielding as the dark, brooding Irish landscape. And it gets harder still when Jack discovers that his recently retired ex-Garda father, far from being the upholder of law and order in this remote community, is, in fact, a deeply corrupt man at the centre of a web of intrigue. So Jack is literally single handed, in charge of hundreds of square miles of remote, beautiful rural Ireland. This six disc set contains all of the episodes from both series. Series One Episode One: Natural Justice Episode Two The Stolen Child Episode Three The Drowning Man Series Two Episode One: The Lost Boys Episode Two: Between Two Fires Episode Three: A Cold Heaven Special Features: Picture Gallery Actor Filmographies Subtitles (Series Two only)...
Synopsis:Justine (Brie Larson, Room) has brokered a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two Irishmen (Cillian Murphy, Inception, Michael Smiley, Kill List) and a gang led by Vernon (Sharlto Copley, District 9) and Ord (Armie Hammer, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) who are selling them a stash of guns. But when shots are fired in the handover, a heart stopping game of survival ensues. Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Release Date: 7 Aug. 2017
During the Boer War, the Australian unit led by Lieutenant Harry 'Breaker' Morant (Edward Woodward) is commanded to fight the Boers to the death. Morant, keen to avenge the death and mutilation of his best friend at the hands of the Boers, is happy to comply, but his capture and execution of prisoners leads to him and two colleagues being court-martialled. A 16-minute interview with star Edward Woodward, recorded in 2000, is also included. Running Time: 120 minutes Region: All Regions Release Date: 1 Sept. 2001
The Mechanic thought he'd escaped his former deadly life and disappeared. But now somebody's found him, and kidnapped the woman he loves. Neither one of them will get out alive unless he completes a diabolical list of assassinations of the most dangerous men in the world. Starring action superstar Jason Statham, Tommy Lee Jones, Jessica Alba and Michelle Yeoh. Running Time: 99 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 26 Dec. 2016
Eight BBC television adaptations of the classic novels of Charles Dickens. In 'Martin Chuzzlewit' (1994), old Mr Chuzzlewit (Paul Scofield) is on his death bed, and surrounded by his money-hungry family jostling for a position in his will. In 'Oliver Twist' (1985), Ben Rodska plays the orphan who falls in with the pickpocket Fagin (Eric Porter) and his band of thieving boys, as well as crossing paths with the villainous Bill Sykes (Michael Attwell). In 'A Christmas Carol' (1977), miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Hordern) says humbug to Christmas, before three ghosts show him his past, present and possible future, if he doesn't mend his evil ways. In 'A Tale of Two Cities' (1980), Paul Shelley plays Sydney Carton, in love with the beautiful but unheeding Lucie (Sally Osborne), who loves Charles Darnay (also Shelley). When Charles is caught up in the terrors of the French Revolution, Carton risks everything...
Tony Robinson presents this television series in which he journeys by foot across historical landscapes around Britain. He visits places such as Wigan Pier, Dorset's Jurassic coast and the Weald in Kent and along the way makes discoveries about each location's past. Region: Region 2 Release Date: 07/04/2014
A double bill of war films. 'the Desert Fox' is a biopic of Field Marshal Rommel, from his military defeat in Africa to his implication in the plot to assassinate Hitler. James Mason plays Rommel and the film was one of the first to use original war footage before the opening credits. Mason reprises his role as Field Marshal Rommel on the acclaimed 'the Desert Rats' about a British captain who takes charge of an Australian squad to train them for desert fighting. But his stiff upper lip does not quickly win over his Australian charges. Running Time: 174 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: Dutch|French|Italian|German|Spanish Release Date: 2 Jun. 2003
This Bronte BBC collection box set includes: The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall (Dir. Mike Barker, 1996): This is the fantastic BBC adaptation of Anne Bronte's novel. When Helen Graham becomes the new tenant of the dark, decaying Wildfell Halt, her independent spirit and radical views set her apart from the staid rural community around her. Gilbert Markham, a young farmer, finds himself powerfully drawn to her and a series of dramatic events brings them closer together. But the enigmatic Mrs Graham's unconventional life and behaviour disguise a hidden past with many secrets, secrets the world of Victorian England would rather bury forever... Jane Eyre (Dir. Julian Amyes, 1983): This is the superb BBC production of Charlotte Bronte's novel. Jane Eyre (Zelah Clarke) is a mistreated orphan who learns to survive by relying on her independence and intelligence. Her first job in the outside world is governess to...