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Lynda La Plante - Trial And Retribution - 9 To 11 | DVD | (01/03/2007)
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Trial And Retribution is a gritty urban drama that deals with graphic topics from abduction to serial murders and internal police corruption to psychological illness. Breaking new ground in terms of content and style each episode traces the entire trajectory of a serious crime from the act being committed to a detailed investigation and arrest before arriving at the law courts for a dramatic finale. Episodes Comprise: The Lovers: The police are called in to investigate the disappearance of Mark Harrington a recently married man who simply vanished on his honeymoon in Covent Garden. As they start to make way in their investigation they find unsolved cases of other disappearances. Do they have a deranged serial killer on the loose in London? Sins Of The Father: The apparently happy Harrogate family is torn apart when the parents return home to discover their daughter Emily dead. Connor and Satchell begin to sift through the case and discover that the family isn't as stable as it first appeared. Connor appeals to Walker for some backup who is having problems of his own with his own son Richard. Secrets are soon discovered and fragile relationships are tested in the process of ensuring justice is done. Closure: A young school girl is raped and murdered but D.C.I. Connor still has no leads a month into the investigation. When Walker orders a review of unsolved cases they turn up similar cases of raped and murdered teenage girls over the last ten years and they find themselves searching for an apparent serial killer.
Trial and Retribution (Complete) | DVD | (01/03/2010)
from £46.84 | Saving you £23.24 (23.20%) | RRP
From acclaimed thriller writer Lynda La Plante featuring a powerhouse cast this is the complete Trial & Retribution - 22 gut-wrenching investigative thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat from compelling opening to shocking conclusion. Detective Superintendent Walker (David Hayman) teamed with Detective Inspector North (Kate Buffery) and DCI Connor (Victoria Smurfit) follow each case from crime committed through the pursuit of justice to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point. Murder abduction blackmail and assault; from the psychotic to the deranged from the cold-hearted to the cold-blooded these are 22 unforgettable cases that will take you on a journey - a journey of Trial & Retribution.
Gunpowder, Treason And Plot / Tipping The Velvet / Frankenstein | DVD | (26/09/2005)
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Gunpowder Treason & Plot: Award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern explores the lives of Mary Queen of Scots and her son James I in this new BBC drama. Robert Carlyle leads a prestigious cast in this lavish production. Peoples with infamous characters driven by compelling drama and life with love lust politics and prejudice we are offered a gripping ride through a fascinating period of history. Set against the brutal landscape of rebellion against religious repression Gunpowder Treason and Plot dramalises the short reign of Mary Queen of Scots and the extraordinary battle of her son James I with the Catholic conspiracy against him. Guy Fawkes' Gunpowder Plot became one of the most scandalous events in English history and remains so to this day. Tipping The Velvet: An erotically charged exploration of lesbian life in Victorian London; the most sexually explicit drama the BBC has ever broadcast! Episode 1: The glamorous world of the 19th -century music hall provides the backdrop for Nan's first love affair with Kitty Butler a popular male impersonator. When Kitty is offered the chance to perform in London a delighted Nan accompanies her as a dresser but true success doesn't happen until Nan becomes part of the act. Episode 2: Alone and devastated by her betrayal Nan cannot return to her family in Whitstable so takes to the streets to survive. In her guise as a male impersonator she finds a niche in the Victorian sexual underworld and is also drawn into the web of a rich Sapphic society widow who offers sex excitement and luxury but at a perilous price. Episode 3: Diana throws out Nan and Blake and Blake disappears with all of the money leaving a totally destitute Nan. The only person she can think to turn to ends up unwelcoming to her. So begins a very different phase for Nan which leads ultimately to her making the most important decision of her life... Frankenstein: A fresh and new interpretation of Mary Shelley's classic gothic novel a chilling tale of one man's soulless desire to surpass the boundaries of mortal humankind. The crew of a weather-beaten ship stranded in the icy North Sea rescue a man close to death: Victor Frankenstein. He recounts his own story of a young scientist possessed of an obsessive thirst for knowledge who has challenged the very foundations of nature by creating a sentient creature pieced together with body parts stolen from a morgue. Rejected by its creator the monstrous being craves acceptance but is forced to flee into the night; abhorred and vulnerable the creature nevertheless is still at the mercy of the most base and deadly of human emotions - revenge. The fledgeling born of dark intention will stop at nothing short of complete retribution...