"Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark"

  • Harry's Game [1983]Harry's Game | DVD | (22/08/2005) from £9.43   |  Saving you £5.56 (58.96%)   |  RRP £14.99

    Harry's Game is the story of two killers. One is Billy Downes (Derek Thompson) cold-blooded assassin of a British Cabinet Minister. The other is Harry Brown (Ray Lonnen) Captain by rank and with orders to eliminate the IRA hitman in his own backyard - the Falls Road Belfast. Both men believe their cause is just. But only one can win. Harry's game - to find the identity of the killer and destroy him before his cover is blown... With powerful performances from Ray Lon

  • Flambards: The Complete Series (Repackaged)Flambards: The Complete Series (Repackaged) | DVD | (01/09/2008) from £19.99   |  Saving you £10.00 (50.03%)   |  RRP £29.99

    Flambards is a delightful tale about a young orphan called Christina (Christine McKenna). Set in the years surrounding the first World War Flambards is a deeply moving story of growing and loving in a world that is continually changing. Christina has been moved from home to home for most of her life until one day she is sent to live at Flambards the once grand country home of her domineering disabled Uncle Russell and his two sons Mark and William. However much as Christina is hoping to find a loving new family she soon discovers the inhabitants at Flambards are an unhappy group torn apart by bitterness and jealousy. Episodes Comprise: 1. Christina 2. The Blooding 3. Entry To A New World 4. Lady Bountiful 5. Point To Point 6. The Cold Light Of Day 7. Edge Of The Cloud 8. Flying High 9. Sing No Sad Songs 10. New Blood 11. Prisoners Of War 12. What Are Servants For? 13. Inheritance

  • Ghost Stories for Christmas (Expanded 6-Disc Collection Box Set) [DVD]Ghost Stories for Christmas (Expanded 6-Disc Collection Box Set) | DVD | (28/10/2013) from £23.82   |  Saving you £36.17 (151.85%)   |  RRP £59.99

    This newly re-packaged and expanded Ghost Stories for Christmas 6-DVD box set from the BFI includes a total of 20 spine-tingling adaptations of the stories of M R James plus three additional Ghost Stories for Christmas broadcast by the BBC between 1968 and 2010. Highlights include Jonathan Miller’s Whistle and I’ll Come to You (1968) Lawrence Gordon Clark’s A Warning to the Curious (1972) and the Andrew Davies adaptation of Charles Dickens’ The Signalman (1976). These adaptations which have a subtlety and style all of their own have been a major influence on many contemporary British horror filmmakers and have come to be regarded as some of the most acclaimed and brilliant British TV titles of all time. Contents: Disc One: Whistle and I’ll Come to You (1968); Whistle and I’ll Come to You (2010) Disc Two: The Stalls of Barchester (1971); A Warning to the Curious (1972) Disc Three: Lost Hearts (1973); The Treasure of Abbot Thomas (1974); The Ash Tree (1975) Disc Four: The Signalman (1976); Stigma (1977); The Ice House (1978) Disc Five: A View from a Hill (2005); Number 13 (2006); Disc Six: Classic Ghost Stories (1986) – Robert Powell reads ‘The Mezzotint’ ‘The Ash Tree’ ‘Wailing Well’ ‘The Rose Garden’ and ‘Oh Whistle and I'll Come to You My Lad’ Extras Three episodes of Ghost Stories for Christmas with Christopher Lee (2000): ‘The Stalls of Barchester’. ‘A Warning to the Curious’ and ‘Number 13’ Three episodes of Spine Chillers (1980): ‘The Mezzotint’ ‘A School Story’ and ‘The Diary of Mr Poynter’ Filmed introductions with director Lawrence Gordon Clarke Extensive booklet with essays biographies film notes and full credits

  • Stay Lucky: The Complete Series [DVD]Stay Lucky: The Complete Series | DVD | (07/08/2017) from £23.99   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Minder and Sweeney legend Dennis Waterman stars as a London wheeler-dealer who heads north to escape old demons and start a fresh chapter in this popular, light-hearted drama series; Jan Francis, Susan George, Rula Lenska and Leslie Ash are among the ladies in his new life. Also starring Ian McNeice and Watching's Emma Wray, with guest appearances from Peter Capaldi, Celia Imrie, Michael Kitchen, Tim Healy and Frances de la Tour, this complete set presents all four series. At a rain-lashed A1 service station, Thomas Gynn helps to get recently widowed Yorkshire businesswoman Sally Hardcastle back on the road after a breakdown. The encounter marks the beginning of a series of shared (mis)adventures as Thomas and narrowboat enthusiast Sally attract more than their fair share of drama and come to rely upon each other rather more than either would care to admit...

  • Chiller - The Complete Series [DVD] [1995]Chiller - The Complete Series | DVD | (17/04/2019) from £7.99   |  Saving you £12.00 (150.19%)   |  RRP £19.99

    With John Simm, Martin Clunes, Phyllis Logan, Sophie Ward, Nigel Havers and Kevin McNally featuring among its combined casts, and novelists and screenwriters Anthony Horowitz (Foyle's War) and Stephen Gallagher (Bugs, Murder Rooms) among the writers, this acclaimed five-part contemporary horror/fantasy anthology could not be anything other than compelling viewing. Chiller also features the direction and production talents of Lawrence Gordon Clark - best known for his direction of the BBC's classic Ghost Story for Christmas thread during the early 1970s. This set contains the complete series, originally screened in 1995. Prophecy A woman takes part in a séance with some friends. Five years later, disaster begins to overtake them. Can she discover the source of the destructive power? Toby A pregnant woman loses her unborn child in a car crash. On becoming pregnant again, she is convinced that she is haunted by his malignant spirit. Mirror Man A young homeless man is compelled by a mysterious friend to murder the elderly social worker who is trying to help him. The Man Who Didn't Believe In Ghosts A writer who regards the supernatural with cynicism moves into a supposedly haunted house. He sets out to prove ghosts do not exist. Number Six In Helsby, a small Yorkshire town, police are desperately searching for the child killer who strikes at full moon.

  • Frederick Forsyth Collection (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD]Frederick Forsyth Collection (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) | DVD | (20/07/2009) from £17.98   |  Saving you £10.00 (66.71%)   |  RRP £24.99

    Frederick Forsyth Collection: A Casualty Of War / Just Another Secret / Prime And Extreme Prejudice / A Little Piece Of Sunshine / Death Has A Bad Reputation / The Price Of The Bride

  • Ghost Stories for Christmas (5-DVD set)Ghost Stories for Christmas (5-DVD set) | DVD | (29/10/2012) from £68.83   |  Saving you £-18.84 (N/A%)   |  RRP £49.99

    As a Christmas treat in the late 1960s and 70s, the BBC produced adaptations of ghost stories based on the works of MR James, the Cambridge academic and author of some of the most spine-tingling tales in the English language, which were broadcast to terrified viewers in the dead of winter. This was a tradition that was briefly revived by the BBC between 2007 and 2010. These adaptations, which have a subtlety and style all of their own, have been a major influence on many contemporary British horror filmmakers and have come to be some of the most sought after British TV titles of all time by their legions of eager fans. Episode Comprise: Whistle and I’ll Come to You. The Stalls of Barchester. A Warning to the Curious. Lost Hearts. The Treasure of Abbot Thomas. The Ash Tree. The Signalman. Stigma. The Ice House. A View from a Hill. Number 13.

  • Pie in the Sky [DVD]Pie in the Sky | DVD | (05/06/2017) from £42.09   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Detective Inspector Henry Crabbe (Richard Griffiths) plans to retire after 25 years on The Force and open his own restaurant - Pie in the Sky - much to the dismay of his superiors. After being shot on duty in his last case, his decision is reaffirmed; however when his conduct on that case is called into question he is forced to continue on a part-time basis by the duplicitous Assistant Chief Constable Freddy Fisher (Malcolm Sinclair), who is fully aware that Henry is the main reason why so many crimes get solved. How will Henry cope combining running a restaurant with his detective work? Includes all five series of this much-loved police drama series. Special Features: Interview with Maggie Steed Filmographies Production Notes Picture Gallery

  • BBC Ghost Stories Volume Four: The Signalman / Stigma / The Ice House (DVD)BBC Ghost Stories Volume Four: The Signalman / Stigma / The Ice House (DVD) | DVD | (17/09/2012) from £12.98   |  Saving you £10.00 (100.10%)   |  RRP £19.99

    As a Christmas treat in the late 1960s and 70s, the BBC produced adaptations of ghost stories based on the works of MR James, the Cambridge academic and author of some of the most spine-tingling tales in the English language, which were broadcast to terrified viewers in the dead of winter. This was a tradition that was briefly revived by the BBC between 2007 and 2010. These adaptations, which have a subtlety and style all of their own, have been a major influence on many contemporary British horror filmmakers and have come to be some of the most sought after British TV titles of all time by their legions of eager fans. Volume four includes 1976's The Signalman, 1977's Stigma and 1978's The Ice House. Although most films in the series were based on the works of MR James, The Signalman was scripted by Andrew Davies (Pride & Prejudice) from a Charles Dickens story, while the last two films on this volume were based on original scripts.

  • The Locksmith [DVD]The Locksmith | DVD | (19/10/2015) from £6.79   |  Saving you £18.20 (268.04%)   |  RRP £24.99

    Roland Pierce (Warren Clarke, Poldark, Nice Work, In the Red) is a locksmith and proud of it. He is an honest craftsman, unlike his apprentice Barry who was born to party. Then Roland’s ex-wife is nearly killed by an intruder in an attempted robbery, and his life spins out of control. The police are certain they’ve got their man; a local junkie (John Simm) known for causing trouble. But Roland is unconvinced and decides to take the law into his own hands. The consequences will haunt him for the rest of his life. This pacey drama launched John Simm (Life on Mars) into the public eye and features a career-defining performance from Warren Clarke. Also starring Chris Gascoyne (Coronation Street), Sarah-Jane Potts (Kinky Boots, Gracepoint) and Polly Hemingway (Emmerdale) with a tense score by Colin Towns (Doc Martin, Pie in the Sky). 8.3 IMDB Rating Stars Warren Clarke (2015 Poldark, A Clockwork Orange, Dalziel and Pascoe, Bleak House (2005)) and features Sarah-Jane Potts (Casualty, Waterloo Road). Also features BAFTA nominated actor John Simm (Life on Mars) Directed by winner of four International film awards Chris Bernard

  • The Racing Game: The Complete Series [DVD]The Racing Game: The Complete Series | DVD | (23/04/2018) from £12.59   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £N/A

    Set amid the drama of the turf, this acclaimed six-part series is based on the highly successful series of novels by bestselling writer (and 1956 Grand National veteran) Dick Francis. Starring Mike Gwilym and featuring appearances by Iain Cuthbertson, Susan Penhaligon and Gerald Flood, The Racing Game includes scripts from British drama stalwarts Trevor Preston, Leon Griffiths and Terence Feely. Sid Halley is a former champion jockey whose career ended when a racetrack fall left him with a shattered hand. Marital breakdown has compounded his gloom, but Sid is jolted out of self-pity when his father-in-law urges him to investigate a string of mysterious 'accidents' at a major racecourse one of which has killed Sid's friend. Drawing on his inside knowledge, Sid opens a private detective agency with reformed thug and judo expert Chico Barnes to dig deeper into a cut-throat world of blackmail, bet-fixing, falsified records and even murder. Every breeder's dream is to produce the winner of a classic race, but the duo uncover plots that threaten to turn the Sport of Kings into an auction for crooked punters...

  • The Signalman [1976]The Signalman | DVD | (25/11/2002) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Strange things are being seen and heard by a signalman (Denholm Elliott) based on a lonely stretch of country rail track. The traveller who befriends him is positive there must be a rational explanation but the increasingly terrified signalman cannot be convinced...

  • Pie in the Sky - The Complete Collection [DVD]Pie in the Sky - The Complete Collection | DVD | (29/08/2011) from £52.63   |  Saving you £-2.64 (N/A%)   |  RRP £49.99

    Henry Crabbe (Richard Griffiths) is a mild-mannered police officer who has more of a passion for cooking than he does police work. His dream is to retire from the police force and open his own restaurant but he is not yet eligible for retirement. When Henry is shot in the line of duty his dream now becomes much more possible as he can now take an early retirement. The only thing standing in his way is his boss who is scared to let Henry go as he worries that he will be investigated as a result of the shooting. In a bid to keep Henry on he refuses to give him his full retirement pension unless Henry carries out his dirty work for him, so Henry must now balance his new life as a chef at his dream restaurant and dealing with his boss’ dodgy dealings.

  • BBC Ghost Stories Volume Two: The Stalls of Barchester / A Warning to the Curious [DVD]BBC Ghost Stories Volume Two: The Stalls of Barchester / A Warning to the Curious | DVD | (20/08/2012) from £14.59   |  Saving you £5.40 (37.01%)   |  RRP £19.99

    As a Christmas treat in the late 1960s and 70s, the BBC produced adaptations of ghost stories based on the works of MR James, the Cambridge academic and author of some of the most spine-tingling tales in the English language, which were broadcast to terrified viewers in the dead of winter. This was a tradition that was briefly revived by the BBC between 2007 and 2010.These adaptations, which have a subtlety and style all of their own, have been a major influence on many contemporary British horror filmmakers and have come to be some of the most sought after British TV titles of all time by their legions of eager fans.Volume Two of the BFI's BBC Ghost Stories collection includes the DVD premiere release of 1971's The Stalls of Barchester, starring Robin Hardy, and 1972's A Warning to the Curious (previously released on DVD by the BFI), starring Peter Vaughan.

  • BBC Ghost Stories Volume Three: Lost Hearts / The Treasure of Abbot Thomas / The Ash Tree (DVD)BBC Ghost Stories Volume Three: Lost Hearts / The Treasure of Abbot Thomas / The Ash Tree (DVD) | DVD | (17/09/2012) from £9.98   |  Saving you £13.00 (185.98%)   |  RRP £19.99

    As a Christmas treat in the late 1960s and 70s, the BBC produced adaptations of ghost stories based on the works of MR James, the Cambridge academic and author of some of the most spine tingling tales in the English language, which were broadcast to terrified viewers in the dead of winter. This was a tradition that was briefly revived by the BBC between 2007 and 2010. These adaptations, which have a subtlety and style all of their own, have been a major influence on many contemporary British horror filmmakers and have come to be some of the most sought after British TV titles of all time by their legions of eager fans. Volume three in the BFI's BBC Ghost Stories features the DVD premiere of three M.R. James stories directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark: 1973's Lost Hearts, 1974's The Treasure of Abbot Thomas and 1975's The Ash Tree.

  • Chimera [DVD]Chimera | DVD | (05/07/2010) from £22.93   |  Saving you £-2.94 (N/A%)   |  RRP £19.99

    They made him... they raised him... then he came out to play! A journalist investigating the death of his girl friend at a fertility clinic where she worked uncovers a plot to create a new breed of human - based on crossing the genetics of a man and an ape.

  • Stay Lucky - The Complete Series 4 [DVD]Stay Lucky - The Complete Series 4 | DVD | (03/06/2013) from £10.98   |  Saving you £21.00 (233.59%)   |  RRP £29.99

    Dennis Waterman stars as Thomas Gynn a London gangland refugee who's headed north to escape old demons and try to start life afresh in this popular light-hearted Yorkshire Television drama series. Ian McNeice Susan George and Leslie Ash join the regular cast for this fourth series while a stellar guest cast includes Peter Capaldi Frances de la Tour Tim Healy Rula Lenska and Tom Wilkinson. On being released from a brief spell in Her Majesty's care Thomas finds that his significant other Sally Hardcastle has now left the area with another man and is pregnant. Consoled by his friends Pippa and Lively he sets about making another fresh start; earning money is his top priority and his new projects include a bar and a steam museum. But life still has plenty to throw at Thomas Gynn - including gun-toting Italians and the joys of a Hungarian prison cell...

  • FlambardsFlambards | DVD | (31/07/2006) from £N/A   |  Saving you £N/A (N/A%)   |  RRP £29.99

    Flambards is a delightful tale about a young orphan called Christina (Christine McKenna). Set in the years surrounding the first World War Flambards is a deeply moving story of growing and loving in a world that is continually changing. Christina has been moved from home to home for most of her life until one day she is sent to live at Flambards the once grand country home of her domineering disabled Uncle Russell and his two sons Mark and William. However much as Christina is hoping to find a loving new family she soon discovers the inhabitants at Flambards are an unhappy group torn apart by bitterness and jealousy. Episodes Comprise: 1. Christina 2. The Blooding 3. Entry To A New World 4. Lady Bountiful 5. Point To Point 6. The Cold Light Of Day 7. Edge Of The Cloud 8. Flying High 9. Sing No Sad Songs 10. New Blood 11. Prisoners Of War 12. What Are Servants For? 13. Inheritance

  • Flambards - The Complete Collection [1978]Flambards - The Complete Collection | DVD | (05/01/2004) from £79.99   |  Saving you £-50.00 (N/A%)   |  RRP £29.99

    All thirteen episodes: 'Christina' 'The Blooding' 'Entry To A New World' 'Lady Bountiful' 'Point To Point' 'The Cold Light Of Day' 'Edge Of The Cloud' 'Flying High' 'Sing No Sad Songs' 'New Blood' 'Prisoners Of War' 'What Are Servants For?' and 'Inheritance'.

  • A Warning To The Curious [1972]A Warning To The Curious | DVD | (25/11/2002) from £21.58   |  Saving you £-5.59 (N/A%)   |  RRP £15.99

    Dim the lights stoke up the fire and settle down for a classic chiller from the BBC's much loved A Ghost Story for Christmas series. Based on a story by the master of the supernatural tale M.R. James A Warning to the Curious tells the tale of three fabled crowns buried on the Norfolk coast which according to legend protect England from invasion. When an amateur archaeologist (Peter Vaughan) goes treasure hunting for the last remaining crown he digs up more than he bargained for.

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