The Grand: The Complete Series DVD

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An early success for Russell T. Davies, this peak-time drama series explores the 'upstairs-downstairs' lives of the management, staff and guests of a luxury Manchester hotel in the 1920s. Starring Susan Hampshire, Tim Healy and Mark McGann, The Grand's compelling storylines often encompass the darker side of inter-war life: as poverty and exploitation, covert prostitution and unenlightened attitudes loom large, life is not all it seems behind the hotel's elegant façade New Year's Eve, 1918. Owners John and Sarah Bannerman celebrate the reopening of their refurbished... hotel and the return of demobbed son Stephen. But their joy is marred by a crisis that could lose them the hotel and one that can only be resolved with the financial muscle of John's brother, Marcus. Amoral and ruthless to the point of sadistic, with a barely concealed interest in Sarah, Marcus now holds a key stake in the business, making sibling rivalry and conflict inevitable. This complete set contains all eighteen episodes from both series. [show more]

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Released
20 June 2016
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917 minutes 
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PAL 
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All episodes from the British period drama set in 1920s Manchester following the Bannerman family who run prestigious hotel The Grand. Family figurehead John Bannerman (Michael Siberry) and his stoic wife Sarah (Julia St John) run the hotel which becomes the centre of scandal, romance and intrigue for the staff as well as the guests.

  Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. An early success for acclaimed screenwriter Russell T. Davies, this peak-time drama series explores the 'upstairs-downstairs' lives of the management, staff and guests of a luxury Manchester hotel in the 1920s. Starring Susan Hampshire, Tim Healy and Mark McGann, The Grand's compelling storylines often encompass the darker side of inter-war life as poverty and exploitation, covert prostitution and unenlightened attitudes loom large, life is not all it seems behind the hotel's elegant facade... New Year's Eve, 1918. Owners John and Sarah Bannerman celebrate the re-opening of their refurbished hotel and the return of demobbed son Stephen. But their joy is marred by a crisis that could lose them the hotel and one that can only be resolved with the financial muscle of John's brother, Marcus. Amoral and ruthless to the point of sadism, with a barely concealed interest in Sarah, Marcus now holds a key stake in the business, making sibling rivalry and conflict inevitable. This complete set contains all eighteen episodes from both series.