All 20 episodes of the original drama inspired by the works of Charles Dickens. Featuring Charles Dickens' most iconic characters as their paths cross in Victorian London. Dickensian is a world of love, romance and intrigue with secrets lurking round every corner and a murder story at its heart. Discover the events that lead up to Miss Havisham's wedding day, the truth behind the death of Jacob Marley and the sacrifices made by a young Lady Dedlock. You don't have to know Dickens novels to fall in love with these characters or these stories packed with action, humour and suspense. With an all-star cast including Stephen Rea, Pauline Collins, Caroline Quentin, Omid Djalili and Peter Firth, Dickensian is period drama as we've never seen it before... EXTRAS: Behind the Scenes Featurettes
Another three two-part episodes from the ITV drama series based on the crime novels by Peter Robinson. Stephen Tompkinson stars as the tenacious and stubborn Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, who unravels a string of disturbing murder mysteries aided by his feisty and ambitious young assistant, DS Annie Cabbot (Andrea Lowe) and DI Helen Morton (Caroline Catz). In this instalment the trio investigate the murder of a drug dealer who died near a shrine to a teenager's suicide. The episodes are: 'To Burn in Every Drop of Blood: Part 1', 'To Burn in Every Drop of Blood: Part 2', 'A Little Bit of Heart: Part 1', 'A Little Bit of Heart: Part 2', 'Undertow: Part 1' and 'Undertow: Part 2'.
All ten episodes of the acclaimed historical hospital drama. Featuring true cases characters and events taken from the London Hospital records nurse's ward diaries and intimate memoirs these gritty medical series show the lives - and forbidden romances - of pioneering doctors and nurses a hundred years ago. Run with a will of iron by formidable Matron Eva Luckes the hospital in London's poverty-stricken East End deals with anything from infectious diseases like syphilis pneumonia and tuberculosis to shocking injuries of the times such as self-abortion injuries victims of anarchist bombings and an East End gang member wounded in a shooting. For the volunteer nurses and doctors - including Nurse Russell Dr Culpin Nurse Bennett Dr Walton and the surgeons Hurry Fenwick and cocaine-addicted Dr Dean - work is tough and relentless. Relationships between staff might be strictly forbidden but romance continues to blossom away from the Matron's gaze. In a time of great change the hospital constantly faces up to the future. Pioneering radiographers work with the perilous x-ray equipment chloroform is scandalously introduced as an anaesthetic and the use of revolutionary new electro-mechanical devices are instigated. Equally gritty and heart-warming these series bring the Edwardian hospital compellingly to life - illuminating the dramas and romances of a fascinating medical era.
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