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  • Hannay: The Complete Series [DVD]Hannay: The Complete Series | DVD | (12/09/2016) from £15.99   |  Saving you £24.00 (150.09%)   |  RRP £39.99

    Robert Powell reprises one of his most famous roles, that of Edwardian adventurer Richard Hannay, in this hit drama series spinning out of John Buchan's thrilling tales of derring-do most famously, the classic novel The Thirty-Nine Steps. This release comprises both action-packed series, with guest appearances from Martin Clunes, Alex Kingston, Charles Gray, Oliver Cotton, Phyllis Logan, Iain Cuthbertson and Anthony Valentine. Having forged a successful career as a mining engineer, prospector and military intelligence officer in South Africa, Richard Hannay returns to Britain amid the mounting tensions of pre-First World War Europe. His plans to settle down are dashed, however, when the naval arms race between Britain and Imperial Germany enters a dangerous new phase and his ingenuity is stretched to its limit by the ever-inventive schemes of his ruthless arch-enemy, Count Otto von Schwabing...

  • Love Hurts: The Complete Series [DVD]Love Hurts: The Complete Series | DVD | (29/08/2016) from £27.19   |  Saving you £32.80 (120.63%)   |  RRP £59.99

    Adam Faith and Zoe Wanamaker star in this memorably bittersweet drama series charting the relationship between an entrepreneur with wildly fluctuating fortunes and a former City high-flyer. Co-starring Jane Lapotaire and Tony Selby, with guest turns from Jenny Agutter, Rik Mayall, Philip Glenister and Leslie Ash, Love Hurts was another huge success for veteran screenwriters Lawrence Marks and Maurice Gran, running for three series and earning Zoe Wanamaker a BAFTA nomination. This set contains all thirty episodes. Forty-one-year-old Tessa Piggott walks out on her well-paid PR job when her boss and long-term lover announces that he's leaving her for a young salesgirl. Vowing to overhaul her life, she seeks more fulfilling work with a Third World development agency, but hours before an important campaign launch a bathroom emergency brings ex-plumber Frank Carver to her door. A divorced millionaire entrepreneur whose lifestyle plummeted when his business went under, Frank's charm, wit and streetwise savvy lead Tessa to reconsider her decision to renounce men and relationships...

  • Miss Marple - A Pocketful Of Rye [1987]Miss Marple - A Pocketful Of Rye | DVD | (10/07/2000) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    After the hugely successful 'Murder In The Library' Joan Hickson returns in a brand new Miss Marple mystery on DVD 'A Pocketful Of Rye'. Miss Marple yet again has to solve a suspicious murder with her incredible powers of perception. In this sinister tale set in the 1940's Miss Marple sets about unravelling the mysterious murder of city financier Rex Fortescue. When the cause of death is identifed as poisoning suspicion falls on the occupants of the family home Yew Tree Lodge. But the police are baffled because the only clue to the heartless murder is a handful of rye in the dead man's pocket. However when another murder shortens the list of suspects the connection with the nursey rhyme Sing a song of sixpence becomes all too clear to Miss Marple! So the unlikely sleuth sets off for Yew Tree lodge...

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