Jim Dempsey was one of New York's finest. A tough, street-wise cop a man who couldn't be bought. But when a corruption scandal hit the force Dempsey was left out on a limb. That's how he found himself in England, waiting for things to cool down and clashing with the beautiful Harriet Makepeace, Cambridge graduate daughter of an English Lord and chasing a high-flying career at Scotland Yard. Holding them together is their boss, Gordon Spikings, irascible head of SI-10 and not a man to be trifled with. Dempsey and Makepeace may seem like an unlikely duo but together they're dynamite! This complete series set includes new interviews and commentaries with series stars Michael Brandon and Glynis Barber, archive interviews and more!
This classic series deals with Allied prisoners of war imprisoned at the supposedly escape-proof Colditz Castle during World War II and their many attempts to escape captivity as well as the relationships formed between the various nationalities and their German captors. One memorable episode portrays the attempts of a prisoner Wing Commander Marsh (Michael Bryant) to get out of Colditz by feigning insanity. He succeeds but is pushed to the limits of his sanity in the process...
Sweeney, The - Complete
When British engineer Barry Collier is injured in an accident in Cyprus, his brother David (Peter McEnery) immediately flies out to be at his side but it is too late. After the funeral David is approached by the beautiful Helene (Alexandra Bastedo), eager to inform him that the death was no accident. And her mysterious companions Basileos (Brian Blessed) and Charalambos (Stefan Gryff) seem to know a great deal more. But can he trust them? Collier finds himself drawn into a complex conspiracy.
The story of mysterious couple Erik Shepherd and his wife Ann continues in the second series of this classic BBC drama. Erik comes back to his bar in Crete when he discovers that Ann has lost her memory. The couple return to face death deception and intrigue - a new game is being played out and Police Chief Michael Krasakis warns Erik that no one can be trusted. Who is Gerald Mace and why is he so interested in the Shepherds? Is Erik right to place his trust in Sam Webber? And why is the Shepherds' old friend Dr Dartington behaving so strangely? Erik comes to realise that nothing is what it seems as the saga of The Lotus Eaters reaches its shattering conclusion... The second series of this classic BBC drama has been unseen on network television for over 30 years and is now available on DVD for the first time.
Emerging from the Play for Today anthology series in 1975 Philip Martin's near two-hour-length play Gangsters proved so popular that a series was commissioned and followed eighteen months later. Following the lead of such gritty cop dramas as The Sweeney Gangsters revealed a world of racial segregation and ghettos in the style of American television; and it didn't hold back on the violence or bad language either. Former SAS officer John Kline (Maurice C
'Get your trousers on - yer nicked'. Tough seventies London needs tough hard-nosed coppers. Arguably the hardest double act to ever grace our screens. The Sweeney was one of the UK's finest action-drama series of the 1970's and is still being talked about today 25 years after it was last shown. The series focuses on Detective Inspector Jack Regan and Detective Sergeant George Carter of the Flying Squad Scotland Yard as they do their best to thwart criminal activity in and around
Rough, tough and politically incorrect in the way that only the best '70s drama series can be, The Sweeney is one of the major television successes of the last fifty years. Featuring John Thaw as the irascible Detective Inspector Regan and Dennis Waterman as his loyal 'oppo', Detective Sergeant Carter, this set presents the complete first series of this benchmark television drama.
This award-winning series was a gripping and authentic portrayal of the war waged by one group of Belgian resistance fighters against the German occupation during the Second World War....
The complete first series of this hugely successful television series starring John Thaw as the legendary Jack Regan and Dennis Waterman as sidekick George Carter. This is first of four box sets featuring all 13 episodes from series 1. Most of these episodes are new to DVD and 2 episodes have never been previously released on any format. Episodes comprise: 1. Ringer 2. Jackpot 3. Thin Ice 4. Queen's Pawn 5. Jigsaw 6. Night Out 7. The Placer 8. Cover Story 9. Golden Boy 10. St
A Study In Scarlet: Peter Cushing stars as the intrepid private eye Sherlock Holmes and has to perform a little forensic investigation. The Boscombe Valley Mystery: Peter Cushing stars as Sherlock Holmes in another unfathomable mystery story with Nigel Stock as his faithful sidekick.
Rough, tough and politically incorrect in the way that only the best '70s drama series can be, The Sweeney is one of the major television successes of the last fifty years. Featuring John Thaw as the irascible Detective Inspector Regan and Dennis Waterman as his loyal 'oppo', Detective Sergeant Carter, this benchmark television series is now available on Blu-ray in a stunning level of quality not previously seen. The Sweeney has never looked this good.
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