When Lady' Sandra Abbott (Imelda Staunton) discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge with her estranged, older sister Bif (Celia Imrie). The two could not be more different - Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial dating, free-spirited sibling. But different is just what Sandra needs and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to her community dance class, where gradually she starts finding her feet... and romance. In this hilarious and heart-warming modern comedy, a colourful group of defiant and energetic baby boomers' show Sandra that retirement is only the beginning, and that divorce might just give her a whole new lease of life - and love.
Harry must compete in the prestigious Triwizard Tournament in this fantasy smash.
In this third instalment in the blockbusting series a notorious prisoner escapes from the prison for wizards, and young wizard Harry Potter is believed to be his target for death.
Following in the footsteps of his father, Albert joins the 'family business'... being a master craftsman hangman.
"The Damned United" centres around controversial football manager Brian Clough, set in 1974 but flashing back to the 1960s, about the famed manager's ill-fated 44-day reign as coach of Leeds United, then one of the country's most successful teams.
Based on the acclaimed book Denial: Holocaust History on Trial, Denial recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy AwardÂ® winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (BAFTA nominee Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, in cases of libel, the burden of proof is on the defendant, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team led by Richard Rampton (Academy AwardÂ® nominee Tom Wilkinson), to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred.
The entire first and second series of the cult TV show. In the first series a group of builders from England go over to Germany to work on a site by day and do their bit for European harmony and understanding by night. Episodes Comprise: 1. If I Were a Carpenter 2. Who Won the War Anyway? 3. The Girls They Left Behind 4. Suspicion 5. Home Thoughts From Abroad 6. The Accused 7. Private Lives 8. The Fugitive 9. The Alien 10. The Last Rites 11. The Lovers 12. Love and Other Four Letter Words 13. When the Boat Comes In Whilst in the second series the likeable Geordies along with boring Barry from Wolverhampton and Londoner Wayne (played by Gary Holton who died during filming) find themselves in the exotic location of Marbella following the success of their trip to Germany. Episodes Comprise: 1. The Return of the Seven Parts 1 and 2 2. A Law for the Rich 3. Another Country 4. A Home From Home 5. Cowboys 6. No Sex Please We're Brickies 7. Marjorie Doesn't Live Here Anymore 8. Hasta La Vista 9. Scoop 10. Law and Order 11. For Better For Worse 12. Quo Vadis Pet
From the creator of Wallace & Gromit, the animated tale of chickens planning their great escape from a 1950s chicken farm.
Room on the Broom is a magical tale about friendship and family from best selling author, and Children's Laureate, Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler. A story about a kind witch who invites a surprising collection of animals to join her on her broom, much to the frustration of her cat. The gang ultimately saves the witch from a fearsome dragon, and in gratitude she rewards them with a magnificent new broom which has room for everyone. From the creators of the hugely success of The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child films, Room on the Broom promises to be a beautifully animated half hour film featuring an all-star cast. Special Features: Making of Documentary (TBC)
Relive the gang's glorious return with this video and DVD that unites the original cast members: Jimmy Nail (Oz) Timothy Spall (Barry) Kevin Whately (Neville) Tim Healy (Dennis) Pat Roach (Bomber) and Christopher Fairbank (Moxey) plus newcomer Noel Clarke (Wyman) who plays the son of the sadly late Wayne. The last 15 years have been kinder to some of the lads than others. One drives a Bentley another a taxi. Marriages have come and gone. But when Oz turns up with an irresistible
The world of GILBERT AND SULLIVAN comes to vivid life in this extraordinary dramatization of the staging of their legendary 1885 comic opera The Mikado from MIKE LEIGH (Naked, Secrets and Lies). JIM BROADBENT (Moulin Rouge, Iris) and ALLAN CORDUNER (Yentl, Vera Drake) brilliantly inhabit the roles of the world-famous Victorian librettist and composer, respectively, who, along with their troupe of temperamental actors, must battle personal and professional demons while mounting this major production. A lushly produced epic about the harsh realities of creative expression, featuring bravura performances and Oscar-winning costume design and makeup, Topsy-Turvy is an unexpected period delight from one of contemporary cinema's great artists. Special Features: Director-approved digital transfer, supervised by cinematographer Dick Pope, with DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition Audio commentary featuring director Mike Leigh New video conversation between Leigh and the film's musical director, Gary Yershon A Sense of History, Leigh's 1992 short film written by and starring actor Jim Broadbent Deleted scenes Featurette from 1999 including interviews with Leigh, stars Broadbent and Allan Corduner, and other cast members Theatrical trailer and TV spots PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Amy Taubin
Britain's favourite brickies reunite for their final adventure... but will Thailand ever recover? Following a narrow escape from a British Embassy in Africa besieged by rioters the lads relocate to the Australian Embassy in Laos for their next job. After all their adventures one by one the boys start realising there's more to life than being part of their gang - a feeling brought into sharp focus after a letter arrives from Bomber telling them he's swapping his trowel for a settled
A haunting ghost story spanning two worlds two centuries apart. When 13 year old Tolly finds he can mysteriously travel between the two he begins an adventure that unlocks family secrets laid buried for generations.
A country house situated in the London suburbs holds a collection of photography dating back through the last century. Plans have been raised to divide the collection and turn the house into a business school.... Three-part drama written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff about the battle to save a vast photographic library. A US property developer finds the library employees still ensconced in a London building he's come to renovate. After unsuccessfully trying to sell the pictures to an advertising agency Marilyn makes a personal plea to Anderson. Meanwhile Oswald begins an investigation into Anderson after seeing a picture of his mother in the library.
When an American military officer is hired by the Emperor of Japan to train the country's first army in the 1870s, he is unexpectedly impressed by the Imperial Samurai warriors and their way of life.
Reuniting with director Joel Hopkins for the first time since 2008's Last Chance Harvey Academy Award-winner Emma Thompson plays Kate whose biting banter with ex-husband Richard (Pierce Brosnan) suggests that the embers of their former ardour haven't been fully extinguished. When an unscrupulous French financier steals their nest egg to buy a $10 million diamond for his bride-to-be the divorced duo grudgingly agree to hatch a plot to nab the rock.
An unlikely group of people find solace and friendship after being thrown together in the wake of a terrorist attack.
In 2006, Northern Ireland's bloody Troubles had dragged on for decades. Now with the growing threat of a new generation inspired by the 9/11 attacks to escalate the conflict to new levels of destruction, both the Catholic Republican and the Protestant Unionist sides are finally persuaded to seriously explore a peace agreement at UK Prime Minister Tony Blair's urging. Unfortunately, the principle negotiators, firebrand Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness, are decades-long implacable enemies. However with talks about to start, Paisley has his wedding anniversary that he is determined to attend at home, and McGuinness decides he must accompany his enemy to prevent him from being persuaded to abandon this chance for peace. With the Prime Minister and his MI-5 staff nervously watching from secret cameras, the two foes undertake a journey together in which they bridge the seemingly unbridgeable and change the course of history.
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