Uniform officers and detectives from Sun Hill police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis. A policeman's job is much more than just catching criminals; in order to survive each day they must deal with frustrating members of the public and often their own colleagues. From petty thieves to violent drug dealers life is never easy for the members of the Metropolitan Police Force.
Based on a powerful true story The Mill begins in the turbulent year of 1833 a time when industry is sweeping children as young as nine into the factories and mills to work 12-hour days. But things are about to change as one feisty young girl Esther Price (Kerrie Hayes) decides to take a stand against the mill-owners and the lackeys who rule their tired and hungry lives. The Greg family pride themselves on treating their workers fairly; but in the hands of those who carry out their orders from the Timperleys maintaining the apprentice house to those overseeing the mill floor kindness can soon become cruelty with injustice and suppression the norm. But the world is changing. Inside Daniel Greg the mill-owner’s son is taking over the business and modernising ruthlessly; while outside civil disobedience is on the rise. With migrant labourers arriving in the form of the Howlett family from down South all around is change and striving with workers rallying for their rights and the Greg Family struggling to maintain the status quo. Regardless the future awaits them kicking and screaming like a newborn baby with all that is both good and bad still to come.
All 14 episodes from the second series of the relaunched sci-fi adventure drama, starring David Tennant as the latest incarnation of the legendary Time Lord. In this series, the tenth Doctor takes companion Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) to New Earth and struggles to overcome the effects of regeneration. In the opening Christmas episode London is deluged by Santa Claus impersonators and Christmas trees intent on malice. Mankind is threatened by a planetary invasion and there's only the Prime Minister to battle it out. The episodes are: 'The Christmas Invasion', 'New Earth', 'Tooth and Claw', 'School Reunion', 'The Girl in the Fireplace', 'Rise of the Cybermen', 'The Age of Steel', 'The Idiot's Lantern', 'The Impossible Planet', 'The Satan Pit', 'Love and Monsters', 'Fear Her', 'Army of Ghosts' and 'Doomsday'.
'In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.' Mad Dogs is the tale of four Englishmen - Max Beesley Philip Glenister John Simm and Marc Warren - who venture for a holiday together in the Majorcan sun. The holiday soon turns from an idyll into a nightmare with lies deception and murder being the main memories the boys can hope to take back with them. How far would you go for your friends not least when you can't remember why you liked them in the first place? The boys enter into a Faustian pact involving drugs money witchcraft and goats. Madness prevails in what is becoming the worst holiday of anyone's lifetime... Will the Mad Dogs ever get home?
In the early days of criminal investigation, before guilt and innocence were determined by forensic science, there was a detective, "a man of mystery", with an uncanny ability to read the human character and an unswerving instinct for the truth. In Victorian England, justice depended on The Suspicions of Mr Whicher. The Murder at Road Hill House Daybreak, 1860. In an elegant country house, the Kent family wakes to a shocking discovery: overnight an unimaginably horrible murder has taken place in their home. As local police struggle to solve the crime, the case becomes a national scandal. Inspector Jack Whicher, "the Prince of Sleuths", is despatched to restore justice, but at what cost? Adapted from the best-selling book, this is a gripping true story of murder, psychological suspense and courtroom drama. The Murder in Angel Lane Disgraced Scotland Yard detective, Jack Whicher saves a respectable country lady from a violent robbery. When he offers to help find her young niece, he is drawn into a disturbing case of murder which brings him up against wealthy and powerful figures and throws him into conflict with his former police colleagues. The investigation leads to a private lunatic asylum where Whicher must confront the darkness of his own demons. Beyond the Pale Whicher is hired by a powerful political grandee, Sir Edward Shore, to investigate violent threats made against his son, who has recently returned from India with his young family. Whicher's quest for justice, leads him into the most dangerous corners of London's docklands and to the exposure of a terrible crime. The Ties That Bind An apparently simple divorce case involving a wealthy landowner and his unhappy young wife spirals into something darker, drawing Whicher into the heart of the English countryside where he uncovers the most disturbing and destructive of secrets.
The complete second series featuring David Tennant as the Tenth 'regenerated' Doctor Who. In 'The Christmas Invasion' Christmas trees and seasonal Santa Claus impersonators begin wreaking havoc on the residents of London. Meanwhile the TARDIS lands on Earth with a new Doctor aboard. The Doctor is not yet fully recovered from regeneration. An invasion of the planet threatens mankind and there's only the Prime Minister to battle it out.
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The film explores how the orderly reassuringly clear worlds Enid Blyton created within her stories contrasted with the complexity of her own personal life. It sheds light on the ambitious and driven - but as yet unpublished - young woman from the development of her rich imagination against the adversity of an imperfect childhood two World Wars and a first marriage ending in divorce - to household name. One of the most recognised storytellers of all time Enid Blyton's charming characters and classic tales have enchanted countless generations of children for almost 80 years. Having sold over 500 million books in 40 countries this film follows the woman behind the enduring and compelling stories such as the beloved Famous Five Secret Seven Malory Towers and Noddy series.
Fast-paced adventure movie event based on the world famous novel by John Buchan and starring Rupert Penry-Jones (Spooks; Casanova) as sophisticated and dashing hero Richard Hannay a man with an inquisitive mind and a miraculous habit of getting himself out of sticky situations. Set on the eve of World War One Hannay has returned to London from South Africa to begin a new life when he becomes embroiled in an undercover German plot to steal British plans for the outbreak of war. As the clock starts ticking can Hannay outrun the police and German spies to protect Britain? Featuring an all-star cast including Lydia Leonard (Rome; Jericho) Eddie Marsden (Happy Go Lucky; Hancock) Alex Jennings (The Queen) David Haig (My Boy Jack; Four Weddings And A Funeral) and Patrick Malahide (Brideshead Revisited; Billy Elliot).
The new series of Doctor Who features Christopher Eccleston as the re-incarnated Doctor and Billie Piper as Rose his trusty sidekick. Episodes comprise: 7. The Long Game: Adam discovers the wonders of travelling in the Tardis. In the far future Satellite 5 broadcasts to the entire Earth Empire. But anyone promoted to Floor 500 is never seen again and the Doctor suspects mankind is being manipulated. Does Adam have what it takes to become the Time Lord's companion?
The complete second series featuring David Tennant as the tenth 'regenerated' Doctor Who. In 'The Christmas Invasion' Christmas trees and seasonal Santa Claus impersonators begin wreaking havoc on the residents of London. Meanwhile the TARDIS lands on Earth with a new Doctor aboard. The Doctor is not yet fully recovered from regeneration. An invasion of the planet threatens mankind and there's only the Prime Minister to battle it out. Episodes Comprise: 1. The Christmas Inv
Maya, a barrister in London, is at the very top of her profession. She is about to become the first black Director of Public Prosecutions. But just as her life comes under intense public scrutiny, Maya discovers that her husband Nick has been lying to her for 20 years. At the same time a case that has dominated her career is about to reach its conclusion. Rudy Jones, a black man in America wrongly convicted of murdering a white politician, is to be executed. As she fights to save Rudy and discovers more about her husband's past, Maya begins to realise there are bigger forces at work. An intricate web of corruption involving members of the police, the press and politicians unfolds.
Set in the mythical city of Camelot in a time before history began this epic magical and adventure-packed adaptation of the much loved tale follows the young Merlin's enthralling encounters with the young Prince Arthur. The mythical city of Camelot in a time before history began is a fantastical realm of legendary beasts and mysterious peoples. In this dangerous world magic has been banned by the ruthless tyrant Uther Pendragon. Merlin a young man gifted with extraordinary magical powers arrives at the gates of Camelot as a young man sent by his mother to start a new life. Though bright-eyed with wonder the young sorcerer quickly makes enemies including the heir to Uther's crown the headstrong Prince Arthur. Guided by Uther's wise physician Gaius Merlin is soon using his talents not just to survive but also to unlock Camelot's mystical secrets. And as he does so he discovers that his destiny and that of the kingdom's young leader in waiting Arthur are inextricably linked. Episode One: Merlin a young country boy arrives at the great city of Camelot to find a young man at the gallows - the result of King Uther outlawing magic in his kingdom. As Merlin makes his way to find Gaius the Court Physician he begins to realise that the world he has entered is full of danger. Episode Two: Valiant arrives in Camelot intent on winning the infamous sword tournament. As a disgruntled Merlin gets to grips with his arduous duties as Arthur's new servant he notices the fighter has an unfair advantage. Episode Three: As a magical plague takes a deathly grip on Camelot Merlin takes pity on Gwen whose father is dying with the disease. Evading a curfew Merlin risks his life to deliver a magical power to cure her father. However his pleasure soon turns to shock as Gwen is arrested for using magic. Episode Four: Suspecting it is poisoned Merlin drinks from Prince Arthur's cup. He falls into a com and can only be saved from certain death by a flower that grows deep within the forest of Balor. Arthur is ready to defy the King and embark on the quest but is he prepared for the trials and danger he will encounter? Episode Five: A great fighter by the name of Lancelot arrives in Camelot but despite his bravery and skill his ambition to be a knight is thwarted by his low birth - only Arthur and Merlin appear to recognise his true worth. Meanwhile a terrifying winged beast approaches Camelot leaving the kingdom in desperate need of a hero. Episode Six: When a physician the scarred Edwin saves the dying Morgana and impresses Uther with his skills he is soon supplanting Gaius's position in the court. But soon Merlin and Gaius make shocking discoveries about this mysterious stranger. Episode 7: When Arthur becomes besotted with a mysterious girl he could lose more than just his heart. Episode 8: A young druid boy on the run in Camelot is condemned to death by Uther but Merlin Arthur and Morgana feel compelled to help him. Episode 9: A mysterious Black Knight crashes his horse in through a window to challenge the knights of Camelot to single combat. Episode 10: Merlin's village is under attack from a ruthless group of bandits but can Merlin Arthur Morgana and Gwen save them? Episode 11: When Arthur kills a unicorn - a prize beast - his knights celebrate but the prince has inadvertently brought a curse upon Camelot. Episode 12: When Gwen's father is arrested by Uther for helping a sorcerer Morgana reveals a surprising side of her character. Episode 13: As Arthur's life hangs in the balance Merlin is the only one who can save him - but at what price?
Series One Four friends, Woody (Max Beesley), Quinn (Philip Glenister), Baxter (John Simm), and Rick (Marc Warren) arrive in Majorca to visit their old mate Alvo, who is now a wealthy property tycoon enjoying the trappings of an ex-pat lifestyle. One by one Alvo asks his friends what they've done with their lives, whether they're truly happy, wouldn't they rather live like him? The hedonistic mood of the friends soon turns sour when they realise Alvo isn't quite the man they thought he was. The luxury yacht they have borrowed turns out to be stolen; Alvo has dragged them into something dangerous. When murder is committed they realise their nightmare has only just begun. Series Two In an attempt to rescue their friend, the boys enter into a Faustian pact involving drugs, money, witchcraft and goats. How far would you go for your friends, not least when you can't remember why you liked them in the first place? Mad Dogs madness prevails in what is becoming the worst holiday of anyone's lifetime.
A young orphaned country girl Fanny Hill falls into prostitution and works her way up the social ladder of bawdy 18th Century London. Quote: People have said a great many things about me some of them not very kind - but now I shall tell it as it really happened and I shall spare none of the details! Fanny Hill Based on the classic novel by John Cleland Fanny Hill is introduced to the oldest profession in the world although at first Fanny wholeheartedly enjoys the fruits of her labour there are also complications heartache disappointment and frustration as she earns her respectability and independence.
This limited edition Doctor Who Series 2 Steelbook also includes 4 bonus art cards. Can Rose trust a man with a new face? David Tennant steps into the role of the Doctor for the second series of Doctor Who. Following the phenomenal success of the first series that took British television by storm in 2005, the second instalment is full of new thrills, new laughs, new heartbreak and some terrifying new monsters. The Doctor and Rose meet Queen Victoria, an evil race of Cat Women and the dreaded Cybermen.
The Chatterley Affair is a fictional account of a love affair between two jurors inspired by the obscenity trial surrounding the publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover in 1963
David Tennant steps into the role of the Doctor for the second series of Doctor Who. Following the phenomenal success of the first series that took British television by storm in 2005 the second instalment is full of new thrills new laughs new heartbreak and some terrifying new monsters. The Doctor and Rose meet Queen Victoria an evil race of Cat Women and the dreaded Cybermen. Featured Episodes: 1. Tooth And Claw 2. School Reunion 3. The Girl In The Fireplace
Inspired by the Powerful True Story. Based on a powerful true story The Mill is a four-part drama set in the turbulent year of 1833 a time when industry is sweeping children as young as nine into the factories and mills to work 12-hour days. But things are about to change as one feisty young girl Esther Price (Kerrie Hayes) decides to take a stand against the mill-owners and the lackeys who rule their tired and hungry lives. The Greg family pride themselves on treating their workers fairly; but in the hands of those who carry out their orders from the Timperleys maintaining the apprentice house to those overseeing the mill floor kindness can soon become cruelty with injustice and suppression the norm. But the world is changing. Inside Daniel Greg the mill-owner's son is taking over the business and modernising ruthlessly; while outside civil disobedience is on the rise. Times are changing for better or worse and the balance of power is about to fall into the hands of a young girl called Esther Price. Special Features: The Mill - Behind the Scenes Cast Filmographies Picture Gallery Subtitles
In an attempt to rescue their friend, the boys enter into a Faustian pact involving drugs, money, witchcraft and goats. How far would you go for your friends, not least when you can't remember why you liked them in the first place? Mad Dogs madness prevails in what is becoming the worst holiday of anyone's lifetime.
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