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  • The Main Chance: The Complete Series [DVD]The Main Chance: The Complete Series | DVD | (22/01/2018) from £22.89   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Running for four enormously popular series, this thrilling Yorkshire Television drama stars John Stride as David Main, an ambitious, dynamic, occasionally impetuous young solicitor. Having cut his teeth in London, Main now returns to his native Leeds to establish his own practice. Thirsting for success yet never losing touch with his compassionate side, Main takes on lucrative, high-profile cases as well as those involving society's most underprivileged; as the series follows him through both triumph and catastrophe, his passion for his work often leads to conflict in his turbulent private life. Co-starring John Wentworth as Main's older, more cautious partner, along with Anna Palk, Margaret Ashcroft, Glynn Edwards and Sharon Maughan, this complete set contains all 45 episodes.

  • The Flame Trees Of Thika [DVD]The Flame Trees Of Thika | DVD | (07/11/2016) from £6.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Based on the beloved autobiographical novel by Elspeth Huxley, BBC miniseries The Flame Trees of Thika brings an eventful childhood in Eastern Africa to vivid life. In 1913, 11-year-old Elspeth Grant (Holly Aird) traveled with her mother, Tilly (Hayley Mills), from England to Kenya to help build a coffee plantation. (Born in 1907, Huxley was actually six at the time.) Her father, Robin (David Robb), who had preceded them, was waiting to greet his family in the arid town of Thika. Also waiting for them were lions, elephants, giraffes, and countless other creatures (the 18-week production was filmed on location in Kenya). Directed by Roy Ward Baker (A Night To Remember) and written by John Hawkesworth (Upstairs, Downstairs), The Flame Trees of Thika isn't just about one girl, or one family, adrift in an occasionally hostile foreign land, but also about the dangers of colonialism. The Grants, their neighbors, the Palmers (Nicholas Jones and Sharon Maughan), and most of the other Europeans in Thika feel certain they're bringing culture to the uncivilized, without realizing what they're destroying in the process. Ian Crawford (Ben Cross from Chariots of Fire), is one possible exception to the rule, but he brings another kind of danger in his pursuit of Mrs. Palmer. Since their actions are seen through the eyes of a child, The Flame Trees of Thika is never preachy, but the meddling of these adults--however well intentioned--in the affairs of the Masai, the Kikuyu, and other locals frequently creates tension. As Tilly notes, "It's like two whole separate circles revolving around each other--their world and ours--and only just touching occasionally." What began as Elspeth's coming-of-age story, becomes one for her parents, as well, in this sensitive and engaging series. --Kathleen C. Fennessy

  • Inspector Morse - Series 3Inspector Morse - Series 3 | DVD | (21/02/2005) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £24.99

    This box set features the entire third series of the classic British Television drama Inspector Morse. Episodes comprise: 1. The Ghost In The Machine: Valuable erotic paintings are stolen from the stately home of Lord Hanbury and his disappearance is soon investigated by Morse... 2. The Last Enemy: A body is found in the canal and the only clue to its identity points to a connection with one of the Oxford colleges. When Morse discovers that intense riva

  • Another Stakeout [1994]Another Stakeout | DVD | (20/05/2002) from £9.96   |  Saving you £8.02 (115.06%)   |  RRP £14.99

    The sequel to the 1987 FBI action comedy, Another Stakeout sees the unlikely crime-fighting duo, again played by Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez, getting involved in, well, another stakeout. This time they are joined by Rosie O'Donnell (one of the comedienne's first film roles) as assistant DA and have to masquerade as the perfect nuclear family to flush out a star witness in their case against the mob. Pretty much the entire cast and crew from Stakeout are reunited by director John Badham for the sequel and, luckily, there is enough new material, slapstick comedy moments and solid performances from the trio of stars to ensure that this isn't just a rehash of the original. The film has a few laugh-out-loud moments, such as the dinner party the bogus family throw so that they can get the couple next door out of the house to enable Estevez to bug it, and there is a brilliant cameo performance from Dennis Farina (Get Shorty, Snatch) as the clueless next-door neighbour. This is not a classic by any means but is entertaining nonetheless. --Kristen Bowditch

  • Flame Trees Of ThikaFlame Trees Of Thika | DVD | (07/11/2016) from £10.99   |  Saving you £9.00 (81.89%)   |  RRP £19.99

    When a young Edwardian family leaves the shores of England to build a home in the wilderness of East Africa what they encounter is beyond their imagination but forever remembered through the eyes of their 11-year-old daughter. Based on the beloved memoir by Elspeth Huxley The Flame Trees of Thika brings to life the color and adventure of turn-of-the-century Kenya. In 1913 Robin (David Robb) and Tilly Grant (Hayley Mills) arrive in Kenya with the dream of transforming a barren plot

  • Shabby Tiger: Complete Series [DVD] [1973]Shabby Tiger: Complete Series | DVD | (27/04/2009) from £8.98   |  Saving you £13.00 (185.98%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Nick Faunt is a Manchester millionaire''s son who at the height of the Depression leaves home to become an artist embracing a life of bohemian freedom but also of poverty and hardship. When he meets Irish serving girl Anna Fitzgerald in the Cheshire countryside a strange love story begins... This seven-part Granada Television adaptation of Howard Spring''s best-selling novel originally transmitted in 1973 features RSC player John Nolan as Nick and Prunella Gee as Anna; Sharon Maughan makes her TV debut as the other woman in Nick''s life the glamorous and ambitious Rachel Rosing. While Coronation Street contributors Geoffrey Lancashire and Adele Rose wrote the screenplays the series'' brilliantly authentic 1930s street scenes were achieved with the construction of replicas of Manchester''s landmarks at the National Tramway Museum at Crich in Derbyshire.

  • By The Sword DividedBy The Sword Divided | DVD | (13/09/2004) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £49.99

    Contains By The Sword Divided - parts one and two. This classic BBC period drama series follows the fortunes of the aristocratic Lacey family living peacefully in their Arnescote castle until the onset of the English Civil War in 1640. The head of the family Sir Martin Lacey is unswervingly loyal to the King. However the family is torn apart when his eldest daughter Anne weds John Fletcher son of a merchant family who support the forces of Cromwell. Episodes comprise: Gathe

  • The Main Chance - The Complete Series 4 [DVD]The Main Chance - The Complete Series 4 | DVD | (02/07/2012) from £11.77   |  Saving you £31.21 (355.47%)   |  RRP £39.99

    John Stride (The Wilde Alliance) is David Main - a dynamic, highly capable, occasionally impetuous young solicitor who has built up a successful practice in his native Leeds. Although driven by a thirst for success, Main is a man with a conscience who often represents society's most vulnerable and underprivileged - sometimes to the disapproval of his more reserved and cautious partner, Henry Castleton.This fourth series begins with Main at the top of his professional world. A successful future - despite hard economic times - seems assured. Somewhere, however, there is a lorry driver drinking just one pint too many... and in one terrible instant, David Main's life is changed forever, his entire future put at stake.

  • The Bill - The Trial Of Eddie SantiniThe Bill - The Trial Of Eddie Santini | DVD | (07/10/2002) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £5.99

    This special collector's edition starring one of The Bill's most popular characters is a one off action packed video following one of the most gripping storyline The Bill has ever seen the story of Eddie Santini a recent recuit to CID who believes breaking the rules gets the job done but rapidly finds himself up on a charge of murder...

  • The Atticus Institute [DVD] [2014]The Atticus Institute | DVD | (23/03/2015) from £3.01   |  Saving you £9.98 (76.80%)   |  RRP £12.99

    In the fall of 1976 a small parapsychology lab in Pennsylvania became the unwitting home to the only government-confirmed case of possession. The U.S. military assumed control of the lab under orders of national security and soon after implemented measures aimed at weaponizing the entity. The details of the inexplicable events that occurred are being made public after remaining classified for nearly forty years.

  • The Atticus Institute [Blu-ray] [2014]The Atticus Institute | Blu Ray | (23/03/2015) from £15.46   |  Saving you £3.52 (28.23%)   |  RRP £15.99

    In the fall of 1976 a small parapsychology lab in Pennsylvania became the unwitting home to the only government-confirmed case of possession. The U.S. military assumed control of the lab under orders of national security and soon after implemented measures aimed at weaponizing the entity. The details of the inexplicable events that occurred are being made public after remaining classified for nearly forty years.

  • Shabby Tiger [DVD] [1973]Shabby Tiger | DVD | (20/04/2009) from £16.94   |  Saving you £-1.95 (-13.00%)   |  RRP £14.99

    Prunella Gee and John Nolan star in Granada Television's triumphant 1973 adaptation of the classic novel by Howard Spring, set in the poverty-stricken Manchester of the 1920s. Free spirited young Irish girl Anna (Prunella Gee) leaves her job as a servant and falls in with up-and-coming Manchester artist Nick Faunt (John Nolan). As they take up the bohemian lifestyle favoured by artists in the city, Nick is unwilling to make commitments - and Anna is a girl who comes with a lot of baggage. She has a four-year-old son, Brian, who is living with his 'Uncle Jacob' (Howard Southern). Now Anna dreams of taking him back into her life and away from Jacob, while Nick finds himself more and more captivated by Jacob's aloof sister Rachel (Sharon Mughan). In a world where everyone wants to be free, some commitments can't be ignored...

  • Flame Trees Of Thika [1981]Flame Trees Of Thika | DVD | (05/09/2002) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    Based on the beloved autobiographical novel by Elspeth Huxley, BBC miniseries The Flame Trees of Thika brings an eventful childhood in Eastern Africa to vivid life. In 1913, 11-year-old Elspeth Grant (Holly Aird) traveled with her mother, Tilly (Hayley Mills), from England to Kenya to help build a coffee plantation. (Born in 1907, Huxley was actually six at the time.) Her father, Robin (David Robb), who had preceded them, was waiting to greet his family in the arid town of Thika. Also waiting for them were lions, elephants, giraffes, and countless other creatures (the 18-week production was filmed on location in Kenya). Directed by Roy Ward Baker (A Night To Remember) and written by John Hawkesworth (Upstairs, Downstairs), The Flame Trees of Thika isn't just about one girl, or one family, adrift in an occasionally hostile foreign land, but also about the dangers of colonialism. The Grants, their neighbors, the Palmers (Nicholas Jones and Sharon Maughan), and most of the other Europeans in Thika feel certain they're bringing culture to the uncivilized, without realizing what they're destroying in the process. Ian Crawford (Ben Cross from Chariots of Fire), is one possible exception to the rule, but he brings another kind of danger in his pursuit of Mrs. Palmer. Since their actions are seen through the eyes of a child, The Flame Trees of Thika is never preachy, but the meddling of these adults--however well intentioned--in the affairs of the Masai, the Kikuyu, and other locals frequently creates tension. As Tilly notes, "It's like two whole separate circles revolving around each other--their world and ours--and only just touching occasionally." What began as Elspeth's coming-of-age story, becomes one for her parents, as well, in this sensitive and engaging series. --Kathleen C. Fennessy

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