Cult favourite actor Herbert Lom takes on his first British television role as the gifted and compassionate psychiatrist Dr. Roger Corder in this classic series from ABC Television. A widower in his mid-forties, Corder spends his life analysing others; tearing them apart to put them back together again in better shape. Primarily he is a detective, probing secrets and searching for causes dispassionately laying the facts before those seeking his help in the human jungle ... This complete series set contains all 26 episodes of this hard-hitting and well-remembered series. John Barry's rousing theme tune sets the scene for each story (based on a real-life case history) and the cast includes Joan Collins, Francesca Annis, Rita Tushingham, Alfred Burke and Annette Andrá, among many others. Running Time: 1300 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 29 Oct. 2012
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Milos Forman's acclaimed adaptation of the Ken Kesey novel. After being imprisoned for statutory rape, an unrepentant Randle Patrick McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) is transferred to a state mental hospital. Here he sets about leading his fellow inmates (including Brad Dourif, Danny DeVito and Christopher Lloyd) in a revolt against the cold and inflexible Nurse Ratchet (Louise Fletcher) and the hospital's systematic oppression of its patients. The film won five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Nicholson, Best Actress for Louise Fletcher, Best Director for Milos Forman, and Best Adapted Screenplay for Lawrence Hauben. Running Time: 128 minutes Region: Region 2 Subtitles: English|Arabic Release Date: 12/04/1999
Wow ... was Russell s reaction as he walked out to a standing ovation at the venue of his dreams. This is so much more than a concert; it is an experience of the greatest musical and emotional magnitude. The spotlight was very much on the man with one of the most sensational singing voices that the classical world has ever known. But he was not alone; filling the enormous stage with him was the forty-eight piece Arts Symphonic impeccably led by Lizzie Ball under enigmatic conductor Robert Emery, the assured Capital Voices and an eighty- strong backing choir. What a magical sight and what magnificent sound! Russell made an emotional opening to his fans, It s difficult to find words to explain how I feel tonight ... because I built myself to this moment from the very day that I finished my last session of radiotherapy. I remember going to bed dreaming about this night in the most famous of venues on...
The fifth series of the ‘first-rate soap opera' – Observer. As David (Robin Chadwick) comes to terms with his wife's death and Brian (Richard Easton) reels from the reverberations of his divorce, Edward (Patrick O'Connell) is in constant battle with scheming banker Paul Merroney (Colin Baker) about the direction of the family haulage firm. In case you missed the previous series> Region: Region 2 Release Date: 27th March 2017 Certificate: PG Running Time: 650 Minutes
A rare BBC adaptation of Dickens' historical tale of fathers and sons, public violence and private terror “Many a gentleman lives well upon a soft head, who would find a heart of the same quality a very great drawback.” Michael Voysey's 1960 BBC adaptation, released for the first time on DVD, remains the only TV portrayal of Dickens' caustic redemptive drama. On a stormy night in 1775 a ragged stranger (Nigel Arkwright) wanders into the Maypole Inn at Chigwell on the borders of Epping Forest. Young gentleman Edward Chester (Bernard Brown), whose horse is lame, leaves the inn on foot to greet his beloved Emma Haredale (Eira Heath) at a masked ball. The stranger is fascinated to hear the story of a notorious double murder at the nearby estate where Emma now lives with her uncle Geoffrey (Peter Williams). Joe Willet (Alan Hayward), son of the Maypole's landlord John (Arthur Brough), quarrels with...
The second of Gerard Hoffnungs famed musical festivals, the Interplanetary Music Festival was held on 21 and 22 November 1958 at the Royal Festival Hall. Just like its predecessor of 1956, the festival featured an assortment of traditional classical music pieces with omissions and extras as necessary, alongside humorous works specially commissioned from well known composers of the day. The well known composer contributing to The Interplanetary Music Festival is Joseph Horovitz (who has actually requested the reissue of this particular album), who assisted in the composition of Metamorphosis on a Bed-Time Theme with Alistair Sampson. Release Date: N/A