"Actor: James Bolam"

  • Only When I Laugh - Series 1 - 4 - CompleteOnly When I Laugh - Series 1 - 4 - Complete | DVD | (15/09/2008) from £20.83   |  Saving you £25.15 (140.98%)   |  RRP £42.99

    Only When I Laugh was written by Eric Chappell (Rising Damp Home to Roost) and directed by Vernon Lawrence (Duty Free The Bounder). The series starred James Bolam (Beiderbecke) Peter Bowles (To the Manor Born) and Christopher Strauli (Raffles) as three congenital hypochondriac layabouts forever haunting the ward patrolled by the droll Doctor Thorpe (Richard Wilson - One Foot in the Grave). This 4 DVD collection includes every episode from all four series!

  • The Beiderbecke TrilogyThe Beiderbecke Trilogy | DVD | (27/11/2007) from £21.99   |  Saving you £8.00 (36.38%)   |  RRP £29.99

    The Beiderbecke Collection is a charming mix of comedy and drama that has all the hallmarks of a classic detective thriller. Follow the exploits of jazz fan Trevor and his long-suffering girlfriend Jill as they find themselves embroiled in various mysteries which follow them to Amsterdam and Edinburgh and include dodgy businessmen black economies refugees and much much more.... 'The Beiderbecke Affair' (1984) - Follow the exploits of Jazz nut Trevor Chaplin (James Bolam) and his long-suffering girlfriend Jill Swinburne (Barbara Flynn). Whilst trying to track down a set of missing records they encounter a mystery platinum blonde who weaves a complex web of intrigue that soon escalates to dealing with dodgy businessmen 'black economies' and council corruption. 'The Beiderbecke Tapes' (1987) - Feature length mystery with Trevor and Jill as they continue to embroil themselves in all sorts of clandestine meetings and intrigue. Nuclear waste in the Yorkshire Dales sinister conversations and a missing barman take Trevor and Jill on a whirlwind mystery from the Dales to Amsterdam and Edinburgh. 'The Beiderbecke Connection' (1988) - Trevor and Jill are now parents to a baby boy however their old pals Big Al and Little Norm prevail upon them to give sanctuary to a homeless refugee. It is not long however before they are again caught up in a complex deception of a musical kind featuring the music of jazz supremo Frank Ricotti.

  • Born and Bred: The Complete Series 1-4Born and Bred: The Complete Series 1-4 | DVD | (07/05/2012) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £37.49

    James Bolam and Michael French star as father and son doctors in Born and Bred. It is the 1950s and times are moving on for GP Arthur Gilder. The glow of post war peace has created an aura of optimism while the birth of the NHS is bringing a host of changes to his Lancashire surgery and cottage hospital. Arthur has lived in the close-knit village of Ormston all his life and he is keen to hand over the reins of the practice to his son, Tom. Following in his father's footsteps is the last thing on Tom's mind, however, when Tom returns to the village for a wedding this provides Arthur with the perfect opportunity to try to convince him otherwise.

  • The Very Best Of Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads (Box Set)The Very Best Of Whatever Happened To The Likely Lads (Box Set) | DVD | (16/10/2006) from £12.99   |  Saving you £19.99 (199.90%)   |  RRP £29.99

    One of the best British sitcoms of all-time The Likely Lads focuses on the friendship between two working-class men James Bolam and Rodney Bewes living in the north east of England. Bob (Bewes) is the 'sensible' one doing his best to get on with his job and 'better' himself. Terry (Bolam) is the 'irresponsible' one intent on living life to the full. He's forever getting himself (and Terry) into trouble of one kind or another... Several Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais re

  • New Tricks : Complete BBC Series 4New Tricks : Complete BBC Series 4 | DVD | (01/09/2008) from £18.88   |  Saving you £6.11 (32.36%)   |  RRP £24.99

    A motley crew of retired police officers are assigned to re-open troublesome cases that were never laid to rest. From the discovery of a new motive in the killing of a college lecturer to tracing of a missing child the team finds a way through the detail that eluded the original officers. But they are finding a surprising incidence of cover-up and conspiracy in their new investigations. Are their superiors about to close ranks? Or is someone feeding them particular files? Either way the suspicion that they are being manipulated is high - and the team is determined to get to the bottom of it. These old dogs won't roll over too easily. Episodes Comprise: 1. Casualty 2. God's Waiting Room 3. Ducking And Diving 4. Nine Lives 5. Powerhouse 6. Buried Treasure 7. Father's Pride 8. Big Topped

  • The Missing Postman [DVD]The Missing Postman | DVD | (28/03/2016) from £9.98   |  Saving you £13.00 (185.98%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Clive Peacock is a cheery, contented Postie living in a seaside Dorset town. His job has always been simple: real people, real post, real customer service. New technology is threatening Clive's livelihood, with the sorting office now overwhelmed by machines that are bound to take over his job. In a defiant, last-ditch attempt to protest and prove his worth, Clive sets out on an ambitious mission. He vows to deliver every single letter in his last post by hand, cycling all over Britain to give his customers their letters face-to-face the old-fashioned way. However, Clive's noble quest doesn't win the hearts of the police, who are in hot pursuit of the postman for stealing Her Majesty's mail This two-part comedy-drama follows a simple man's mission to rescue his humble profession from the takeover of machines. It's a funny, moving tribute to elbow grease, perseverance, and ceaseless British spirit.

  • The End of the AffairThe End of the Affair | DVD | (12/04/2004) from £6.73   |  Saving you £-0.74 (N/A%)   |  RRP £5.99

    On a rainy night in 1946 novelist Maurice Bendrix (Ralph Fiennes) has a meeting with Henry Miles (Stephen Rea) husband of his ex-mistress Sarah (Julianne Moore) who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled as he succumbs to his own jealousy and arranges to have her followed. As the investigation progresses Bendrix relives his passionate memories of their affair during The Blitz in London. He discovers her diary and reads her account of the affair. It is as different from his as night is from day. He re-enters her life and confronts once more the consuming love they had for each other and the reason for its annihilation

  • The Shakespeare Collection [DVD] [2020]The Shakespeare Collection | DVD | (23/11/2020) from £69.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

  • New Tricks - Series 3 [2007]New Tricks - Series 3 | DVD | (14/05/2007) from £18.88   |  Saving you £6.11 (32.36%)   |  RRP £24.99

    Amanda Redman Dennis Waterman James Bolam and Alun Armstrong star as an unlikely team of crack detectives in this the complete third series of New Tricks.

  • New Tricks Series Eight [DVD]New Tricks Series Eight | DVD | (21/11/2011) from £13.59   |  Saving you £12.40 (91.24%)   |  RRP £25.99

    The murder of a palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum opens the new series. The team discovers the victim was a respected but outspoken scientist with a knack for rubbing people up the wrong way - and when it comes out he was strongly opposed to the museum's sponsorship deal with a large fuel company, the cops soon have plenty of suspects.

  • Second Thoughts: The Complete Series [DVD]Second Thoughts: The Complete Series | DVD | (08/12/2014) from £19.99   |  Saving you £20.00 (100.05%)   |  RRP £39.99

    Starring Lynda Bellingham and James Bolam, Second Thoughts explores love and marriage the second time around, and reveals that falling in love in middle age is not the easiest of experiences when interfering teenagers, exes and mortgage payments all have a way of killing romance! Winning a Silver Medal at New York's International Film and TV Festival and running for five successful series, this bittersweet sitcom (based on the original BBC Radio 4 series) was inspired by the marriage of the series' writers, Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie. When divorcees Faith and Bill move in together, they hope to find love and companionship the second time around, and across the course of five series their relationship blossoms. But things are frequently complicated by Faith's children Joe and Hannah, and by Bill's scheming ex-wife Liza. Starring Lynda Bellingham and James Bolam, Second Thoughts explores love and marriage the second time around, and reveals that falling in love in middle age is not the easiest of experiences when interfering teenagers, exes and mortgage payments all have a way of killing romance! Winning a Silver Medal at New York's International Film and TV Festival and running for five successful series, this bittersweet sitcom (based on the original BBC Radio 4 series) was inspired by the marriage of the series' writers, Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie. When divorcees Faith and Bill move in together, they hope to find love and companionship the second time around, and across the course of five series their relationship blossoms. But things are frequently complicated by Faith's children Joe and Hannah, and by Bill's scheming ex-wife Liza. - See more at: http://networkonair.com/shop/2091-second-thoughts-the-complete-series-5027626429744.html#sthash.pyWogEHp.dpuf

  • When The Boat Comes In - Series 1 - Part 1 [1977]When The Boat Comes In - Series 1 - Part 1 | DVD | (14/07/2003) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    A Land Fit for Heroes and Idiots. Ex-Sergeant Jack Ford returns home to Gallowshields on Tyneside after the end of World War One. It is time of economic depression and Jack finds his home town gripped by decline and unemployment. Jack soon falls in with the Seaton family and is determined to make his mark on the world. Originally broadcast on BBC in 1976 this double DVD release of When The Boat Comes In contains the first five episodes from the fondly remembered drama series.

  • When The Boat Comes In - Complete [DVD]When The Boat Comes In - Complete | DVD | (05/09/2016) from £24.64   |  Saving you £5.35 (21.71%)   |  RRP £29.99

    It is a time of economic depression and returning from World War One, Jack Ford (James Bolam) finds his home town of Gallowshields gripped by decline and unemployment. Jack seems destined to always land on his feet and, through some dubious activities, soon has money to spare even though everyone else in the area is feeling the effects of the pitman's strike.

  • Andy Capp - The Complete Series [DVD]Andy Capp - The Complete Series | DVD | (11/06/2012) from £6.49   |  Saving you £6.50 (100.15%)   |  RRP £12.99

    Andy Capp, the flat-capped cartoon-strip legend, became a television star as James Bolam brought the loveable Northern layabout to life in this hilarious Thames sitcom. With Bolam in the title role, fag an all, the series also brings to life Flo, Andy's long-suffering wife (played by Emmerdale's Paula Tilbrook), Jack the landlord, Percy the rent collector, and the rest of the gang from the pages of the Daily Mirror. Written by Leeds-born novelist, playwright and journalist Keith Waterhouse, creator of classic characters Budgie and Billy Liar, this unique series is directed by BAFTA winner John Howard Davies (Fawlty Towers, Mr. Bean).

  • The Likely Lads [Blu-ray]The Likely Lads | Blu Ray | (01/04/2019) from £11.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Spinning off from the incredibly popular 1960s sitcom and its BAFTA-winning 1970s sequel, James Bolam and Rodney Bewes star as Terry Collier and Bob Ferris, two life-long friends with vastly different outlooks on life! Written by comedy legends Dick Clement and Ian la Frenais - who would go on to further success with series like Porridge and Auf Wiedersehen, Pet - The Likely Lads is presented here as a brand-new High Definition transfer from the original film elements in its original theatrical aspect ratio. Thelma's continued annoyance at her husband Bob's disruptive friend shows no sign of abating. But when Terry lands himself a new girlfriend Thelma sees her chance to finally get Terry married off and out of her and Bob's life forever! Her solution of touring the north of England in a caravan, however, leaves a lot to be desired...

  • New Tricks Series 9 [DVD]New Tricks Series 9 | DVD | (05/11/2012) from £13.69   |  Saving you £12.30 (89.85%)   |  RRP £25.99

    Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman heads The Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS), cracking previously unsolved crimes from the past. Her team are ex policemen who have opted for early retirement. In series nine Jack Halford deals a devastating blow to UCOS - he's quitting. But before the team can question the reasons behind his decision and persuade him to stay, shadowy Whitehall Intelligence figure Stephen Fisher arrives with one of his secret cases, the unsolved murder of a woman dating back 100 years. UCOS have just 24 hours to solve it. This three disc set contains all ten episodes from the ninth series which also sees Denis Lawson joining the team as DI Steve McAllister. Special Features: Behind the Scenes Cast Filmographies Subtitles

  • New Tricks - Series 2New Tricks - Series 2 | DVD | (24/04/2006) from £10.78   |  Saving you £14.21 (131.82%)   |  RRP £24.99

    Amanda Redman Dennis Waterman James Bolam and Alun Armstrong star as an unlikely team of crack detectives in this the complete second series of New Tricks.

  • New Tricks : Complete BBC Series 6 [DVD]New Tricks : Complete BBC Series 6 | DVD | (11/10/2010) from £12.79   |  Saving you £12.20 (95.39%)   |  RRP £24.99

    The sixth series of the hit detective crime show.

  • When The Boat Comes In - Series 1 - Part 3 [1976]When The Boat Comes In - Series 1 - Part 3 | DVD | (08/09/2003) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    King for a Day. Sir Horatio Manners offers Jack a job which he can't afford to turn down. Meanwhile Bella is concerned about where Tom is getting his money from. Episode titles include: 'King For A Day' 'Happy New Year - Some Say' 'Heads You Win - Tails I Lose' 'Kind-hearted at With A Lifebelt'.

  • New Tricks Series 7 [DVD]New Tricks Series 7 | DVD | (01/08/2011) from £13.59   |  Saving you £11.40 (83.89%)   |  RRP £24.99

    Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman heads The Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS) cracking previously unsolved crimes from the past. Her team are three ex policemen; Gerry Standing Jack Halford and Brian Lane who have all opted for early retirement. In series 7 they reopen a case when the victim's daughter provides new evidence - from a psychic. A fashion designer's retrospective reignites the mystery of his stabbing during a party eight years ago. When the team are approached by a known paedophile who confesses to murder they find themselves trying to prove his innocence. A woman on remand brings information to UCOS about an apparently accidental fire 14 years ago and an old adversary brings them fresh information on a 30 year old bank job that threatens to finish the unit forever.

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