All 20 episodes of the widely acclaimed cold war spy series. Set against a backdrop of mistrust and suspicion, ex-agent Neil Burnside (Roy Marsden) heads 'the Sandbaggers', an elite covert section of British Intelligence charged with maintaining national security, whilst trying to side-step interference from his political masters. Episodes comprise: 'First Principle', 'A Proper Function Of Government', 'Is Your Journey Really Necessary?', 'the Most Suitable Person', 'Always Glad To Help', 'A Feasible Solution', 'Special Relationship', 'At All Costs', 'Enough Of Ghosts', 'Decision by Committee', 'A Question Of Loyalty', 'It Couldn't Happen Here', 'Operation Kingmaker', 'All In A Good Cause', 'to Hell With Justice', 'Unusual Approach', 'My Name Is Anna Wiseman', 'Sometimes We Play Dirty Too', 'Who Needs Enemies' and 'Opposite Numbers'. Running Time: 1000 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 1 Sept. 2009
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Featuring an award-winning creative team and all-star cast, Harlots is a powerful drama set against the vibrant, cosmopolitan backdrop of 18th century Georgian London, offering a bold new take on the city's most valuable commercial activity “ sex. Inspired by the stories of real women, and the men who surround them, this provocative character-driven series centres on the formidable Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) and her daughters (Jessica Brown Findlay and Eloise Smyth) as she struggles to reconcile the role of mother with brothel owner. When her business comes under attack from Lydia Quigley (Lesley Manville), a rival madam with a ruthless streak, Margaret will fight back, even if it means putting her family at risk. Combining wit with high drama, this fast-paced tale of family, power and brutal economics shines a light on the extraordinary businesswomen who helped to build the London we know. Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Release Date: 5 Jun. 2017
It's 1914. Rudyard Kipling (David Haig from Four Weddings And A Funeral), the British Empire's greatest supporter, is at the peak of his literary fame. Kipling's son, Jack (Daniel Radcliffe from the Harry Potter films), is determined to play his part in the imminent war with Germany, but finds himself rejected due to his extremely poor eyesight. When his father uses his influence to land Jack a commission in the Irish Guards, Kiplings wife, Caroline (Kim Cattrall from Sex And The City), is bitterly upset, failing to see the glory in losing her only son to the war. As Jack leaves for war, Kipling consoles himself with the thought that if his son should die, it will have been his finest hour. But how would the great writer justify the consequences of his actions to himself and his wife? And how would he live with the conflict between his two greatest passions: a love for his family and a devotion to King and Country? Special Features: Exclusive intervews with Daniel Radcliffe, David Haig and Kim Cattrall and deleted scenes Running Time: 120 minutes Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Release Date: 19 Nov. 2007
Join Len Goodman in this special feature length DVD as he celebrates his time as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing by looking back at some of his favourite and most memorable Strictly Come Dancing routines. Len relives some of the best, funniest and most exciting dances as well as treating fans to a unique look behind the scenes of one of BBC One's most popular and enduring programmes. Includes: Jake Wood and Janette Manrara's Salsa Abbey Clancy and Aljaž Skorjanec's American Smooth Caroline Flack and Pasha Kovalev's Charleston Ann Widdecombe and Anton Du Beke's Samba Russell Grant and Flavia Cacace's Jive Any many more! The Best of Strictly Come Dancing - Len's Grand Finale is a must-watch for all Strictly fans featuring some of the most celebrated routines that have been performed on the show since the very beginning. Len splits the routines into different categories. Categories that really sum up Strictly for Len, whether it's themed dances, show dances or just dances that made him smile. Len ends the programme with an emotional farewell to those people closest to him on the show and reveals for the first time his favourite ever Strictly routine. Goodman's Greatest! Any idea what that is? Well, you'll just have to wait and see. Running Time: 145 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: ...
Boris Karloff (with a distinguished-looking black eye patch and cloak) stars as Colonel March, the head of the Department of Queer Complaints at Scotland Yard. It is his job to investigate any unusual cases that are beyond the realm of routine criminal activities. Three investigations require the brilliant and insightful mind of Colonel March: a bank robbery for which an innocent man was framed; the murder of a Japanese dancer; and a house haunted by a pair of murderous gloves! Originally released in 1952, this British murder mystery, based on the stories by Carter Dickson, is directed by Cy Endfield (Zulu; Zulu Dawn). Review Karloff is a joy to watch --TVguide.com See all Product Description Running Time: 70 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 10 Feb. 2014
Revel in 150 minutes of pure comic brilliance with this six-part series featuring some of Britain's greatest comedy icons!Digging deep into the archives, Make 'Em Laugh features many of British film's favourite comic moments from hilarious horror spoofs to farcical crime capers! Arranged thematically, this series features excerpts from an array of classics and showcases the comedy genius of Alastair Sim, Frankie Howerd, Terry-Thomas, John Cleese, Benny Hill, Will Hay, Kenneth Williams, Harry H. Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell, Mollie Sugden, Leslie Phillips, Marty Feldman, Warren Mitchell, Dick Emery and Sid James.The films covered in this series include: Up Pompeii! Steptoe and Son The Rebel Till Death Us Do Part Holiday on the Buses Clockwise The Great St. Trinian's Train Robbery Are You Being Served? Every Home Should Have One Rhubarb Ooh, You Are Awful The Ghost of St. Michael's and numerous Carry Ons! Running Time: 150 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 19 Oct. 2015
Thought by many to be director John Ford's masterpiece, 'the Searchers' tells the story of Ethan Edwards (John Wayne), an ex-confederate soldier who swears revenge after his brother's family is butchered by Comanches and his niece (Natalie Wood) is kidnapped. Accompanied by Martin Pawley (Jeffrey Hunter), a young foundling raised by the family, Ethan sets out on a epic seven-year search for the missing girl. But as their quest draws to a close, Martin begins to realise the extent to which Ethan has been dehumanised by his own thirst for revenge. Running Time: 113 minutes Region: Region 2 Release Date: 6 Feb. 2012
Directors commentaries by William Friedkin and John Frankenheimer. French Connection commentaries by Gene Hackman and Roy Schneider. French Connection 2 commentaries by Gene Hackman and produced by Robert Rosen. Original Theatrical Trailers French Connection 2 Still Galleries. Synopsis This special set features two of the 1970s' most exciting action pictures, The French Connection and The French Connection 2.The French Connection (1971): Released the same year as Clint Eastwood's Dirty Harry, William Friedkin's The French Connection marked the beginning of a new era of gritty, urban police dramas in which the theme of tough-cop amorality seemed to serve an epochal conservative demand for a police-state crackdown on the domestic chaos and subversive youth culture of the Vietnam War period. Based on the true story of two New York City police detectives and their investigation into a French heroin smuggling operation, this film is perhaps best known for its infamous, masterfully filmed chase scene (directly influenced by Steve McQueen's Bullitt) in which the lead policeman, Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman), recklessly drives a stolen car through oncoming traffic in pursuit of a sniper escaping by elevated train. The exciting thrill of this ostensibly conventional crime drama is accentuated by director...