In one of the last great roles of his career Richard Harris plays Sandeman - the most feared crime lord in an economically ravaged Liverpool. His kingdom is the city and his strength is his family. However an unexpected event is about to cause his kingdom to crumble... When his beloved wife Mandy (Lynn Redgrave) is killed in a mugging incident Sandeman becomes convinced it was premeditated murder. Consumed by grief and determined to avenge her death Sandeman's rage agitates other long festering rivalries and bitter resentments. Soon his close-knit family will feel the strain. An astonishing interpretation of Shakespeare's King Lear My Kingdom tells the story of a family consumed by greed rage and grief...
Five young students move into an old unoccupied mansion where strange things start to happen.
Starring Aaron Johnson (Kick-Ass, Nowhere Boy) Dummy is a British coming of age drama set around Brighton about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack takes action transforming, with the help of some make up and his mothers old clothes, a life size mannequin into a brand new mummy for him to talk to. Jacks obsession with this new member of the family leads to both comic misunderstandings and bitter antagonism as the pair battle through grief, anger and denial. Finally, the boys intense struggle to survive in an upside-down world leads to a new understanding that gives them both hope for the future.
The gripping police TV series peeks into the darkest corners of British society as the team led by D.I. Chappel (Ken Stott) aims to uncover the very worst criminals dealing in prostitution and pornography in the London sex trade... Series 1: 1. Daughters (Part 1) 2. Daughters (Part 2) 3. Sons (Part 1) 4. Sons (Part 2) 5. Dabbling (Part 1) 6. Dabbling (Part 2) Series 2: 1. Home Is The Place (Part 1) 2. Home Is The Place (Part 2) 3. Walking On Water (Part 1) 4. Walkin
Removing an eye is easy. All it takes is a confident man and a spoon. Eliott Gast (Jason Behr The Tattooist The Grudge) is an American businessman. In a world where the U.S. is mistrusted where bankers are despised and where capitalism teeters on the brink of collapse Gast is guilty of at least one thing; success. But that success makes Gast the target for a group of anti-globalisation extremists who kidnap him and broadcast his imprisonment over the Internet. After initially treating him well his captors led by a man known only as Blackbeard (Joe Ferrara Elizabeth: The Golden Age) begin to systematically deprive Gast of each of his senses. Through his nurse and liaison to the group Nim (Emma Catherwood. Holby City The Reeds) Gast learns that he will only be freed when the viewers of his ordeal have donated enough money to his captors to buy his freedom. In the face of his intractably painful terrifying and ultimately numbing predicament Gast finds himself slipping further and further into a meditative reflection on his past and particularly on the joys and deceptions of his sense-saturated life before captivity. Through the fascinating disturbing ordeal of Eliott Gast Senseless traces the precise boundaries of empathy searching for humanity in the digital era. This stunningly original and utterly terrifying story based on the novel by Stona Fitch has been brought to the screen in unflinching detail by the BAFTA award winning director Simon Hynd.
The son of a 70's rock rock star has to meet stringent conditions to inherit the family fortune while his mates and greedy step mother have different ideas.
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