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0 Empire of Light

Empire of Light

A love story set in and around an old cinema, on the South Coast of England in the 1980s.

NR
0
2022 Drama 113 min Play
5.6 Dashcam

Dashcam

At the start of the pandemic, an indulgent and self-deluded livestreaming improv musician abandons L.A. for London, steals her ex-bandmate's car, and makes the fateful decision to give a ride to an elderly woman who is not what she seems.

R
5.6
2022 Horror 80 min Play
TV 7.6 The Spanish Princess

The Spanish Princess

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.

TV-MA Starz
7.6
2019 Drama 55 min Play
TV 8.355 Sex Education

Sex Education

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

TV-MA Netflix
8.355
2019 Comedy 50 min Play
TV 7.8 The White Princess

The White Princess

The story of Elizabeth of York, the White Queen's daughter, and her marriage to the Lancaster victor, Henry VII. Based on the Philippa Gregory book of the same name.

TV-MA Starz
7.8
2017 Drama 60 min Play
TV 8.246 The Crown

The Crown

The gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain's post-war destiny. The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world – Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street – and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.

TV-MA Netflix
8.246
2016 Drama 52 min Play
TV 7.868 Poldark

Poldark

Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ruins: his father dead, the family mine long since closed, his house wrecked and his sweetheart pledged to marry his cousin. But Ross finds that hope and love can be found when you are least expecting it in the wild but beautiful Cornish landscape.

TV-14 BBC One
7.868
2015 Drama 60 min Play
TV 7.241 The White Queen

The White Queen

Set against the backdrop of the Wars of the Roses, the series is the story of the women caught up in the protracted conflict for the throne of England.

TV-MA BBC One
7.241
2013 Drama 60 min Play
TV 8.556 Peaky Blinders

Peaky Blinders

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

TV-MA BBC One
8.556
2013 Crime 58 min Play
TV 8.293 Black Mirror

Black Mirror

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

TV-MA Channel 4
8.293
2011 Drama 60 min Play
TV 7.247 Vera

Vera

A sharp detective with a messy life, DCI Vera Stanhope patrols her “patch” of northeast England, pursuing the truth in cases of murder, kidnapping, and blackmail. Vera is obsessive about her work and faces the world with caustic wit, guile and courage.

NR ITV
7.247
2011 Crime 90 min Play
TV 7.7 The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth

A sweeping epic of good and evil, treachery and intrigue, violence and beauty, a sensuous, spirited story set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles in 12th Century England.

TV-14 Starz
7.7
2010 Drama 54 min Play
TV 7.7 Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Tess of the D’Urbervilles

The story of Tess Durbeyfield, a low-born country girl whose family find they have noble connections.

TV-14 BBC One
7.7
2008 Drama 60 min Play
TV 8.2 Cranford

Cranford

A rich and comic drama about the people of Cranford, a small Cheshire town on the cusp of change in the 1840s. Adapted from the novels by Elizabeth Gaskell.

NR BBC One
8.2
2007 Drama 60 min Play
TV 7.7 Lewis

Lewis

Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

TV-PG ITV
7.7
2007 Crime 90 min Play
TV 7.819 The Tudors

The Tudors

The Tudors is a history-based drama series following the young, vibrant King Henry VIII, a competitive and lustful monarch who navigates the intrigues of the English court and the human heart with equal vigor and justifiable suspicion.

TV-MA Showtime
7.819
2007 Drama 55 min Play
TV 8.226 Skins

Skins

Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.

TV-MA E4
8.226
2007 Comedy 44 min Play
TV 8.1 North & South

North & South

Margaret Hale is a southerner from a country vicarage newly settled in the industrial northern town of Milton. In the shock of her move, she misjudges charismatic cotton mill-owner John Thornton, whose strength of purpose and passion are a match for her own pride and willfulness. When the workers of Milton call a strike, Margaret takes their side, and the two are brought into deeper conflict. As events spiral out of control, Margaret - to her surprise - begins to fall in love with Thornton...

NR BBC One
8.1
2004 Drama 60 min Play
TV 6.9 Ultimate Force

Ultimate Force

Ultimate Force is a British television drama series that was shown on ITV, which deals with the activities of the fictional Red Troop of the SAS. The programme started on 16 September 2002 and four series were produced.

NR ITV
6.9
2002 Action 70 min Play
TV 7.7 Spooks

Spooks

Tense drama series about the different challenges faced by the British Security Service as they work against the clock to safeguard the nation. The title is a popular colloquialism for spies, and the series follows the work of a group of MI5 officers based at the service's Thames House headquarters, in a highly secure suite of offices known as The Grid.

NR BBC One
7.7
2002 Action 60 min Play
TV 7.4 Messiah

Messiah

Crime drama series following the investigations of DCI Red Metcalfe.

NR BBC One
7.4
2001 Crime 90 min Play
TV 7.6 Wives and Daughters

Wives and Daughters

Wives and Daughters is a 1999 four part BBC serial adapted from the novel Wives and Daughters: An Everyday Story by Victorian author Elizabeth Gaskell. It focuses on Molly Gibson (Justine Waddell), the daughter of the town doctor, and the changes that occur in her life after her widowed father chooses to remarry. The union brings into her once-quiet life an ever-proper stepmother (Francesca Annis) and flirtatious stepsister, Cynthia (Keeley Hawes), while a friendship with the local squire ...

NR BBC One
7.6
1999 Drama 75 min Play
TV 8 Spaced

Spaced

Spaced: the anti-Friends, in that it examines the lives of common 20 somethings, but in a way that is more down to earth and realistic. Here we have Daisy and Tim; two 'young' adults with big dreams just trying to get by in this crazy world. They are thrown together in a common pursuit of tenancy, which they find by posing as a couple. The house has a landlady and an oddball artist living there. The series explores the ins and outs of London living.

TV-14 Channel 4
8
1999 Comedy 27 min Play
TV 7.8 Touching Evil

Touching Evil

Follow the exploits of the Organized and Serial Crime Unit (OSC). Maverick Detective Inspector Dave Creegan is the newest member of the unit, an elite, rapid-response crime squad. The OSC uses their diverse crime-fighting skills to bring justice to society.

NR ITV
7.8
1997 Crime 50 min Play
TV 7.7 Dream Team

Dream Team

On and off pitch battles of of the fictional Harchester United Football Club.

NR Sky One
7.7
1997 Drama 60 min Play
TV 7.644 Midsomer Murders

Midsomer Murders

The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.

TV-14 ITV
7.644
1997 Crime 90 min Play
TV 7.6 Silent Witness

Silent Witness

Silent Witness is a British crime thriller series focusing on a team of forensic pathology experts and their investigations into various crimes.

NR BBC One
7.6
1996 Crime 60 min Play
TV 7.2 Dalziel and Pascoe

Dalziel and Pascoe

British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent Andrew Dalziel (pronounced Dee-ell) and his more sensitive and university educated sidekick Detective Sargent, later Detective Inspector, Peter Pascoe is always on hand to solve the classic murder mystery, while maintaining a down to earth wit and humour.

NR BBC One
7.2
1996 Crime 60 min Play
TV 5 Kavanagh Q.C.

Kavanagh Q.C.

James Kavanagh QC is one of the top flight barristers in Britain. Each episode has him handling challenging cases and defendants which put his skills to the test regularly.

NR ITV
5
1995 Crime 100 min Play
TV 5.4 Hollyoaks

Hollyoaks

The daily soap that follows the loves, lives and misdemeanours of a group of people living in the Chester village of Hollyoaks where anything could, and frequently does, happen...

TV-14 Channel 4
5.4
1995 Soap 30 min Play
TV 8.2 Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Set in England in the early 19th century, Pride and Prejudice tells the story of Mr and Mrs Bennet's five unmarried daughters after the rich and eligible Mr Bingley and his status-conscious friend, Mr Darcy, have moved into their neighbourhood. While Bingley takes an immediate liking to the eldest Bennet daughter, Jane, Darcy has difficulty adapting to local society and repeatedly clashes with the second-eldest Bennet daughter, Elizabeth.

TV-14 BBC One
8.2
1995 Drama 55 min Play
TV 7.3 Cadfael

Cadfael

Cadfael is the name given to the TV series of The Cadfael Chronicles adaptations produced by British television company ITV Central between 1994 and 1998. The series was broadcast on the ITV network in the UK, and starred Sir Derek Jacobi as the medieval detective.

NR ITV
7.3
1994 Drama 50 min Play
TV 6.5 Wycliffe

Wycliffe

Wycliffe is a British television series, based on W. J. Burley's novels about Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe. It was produced by HTV and broadcast on the ITV Network, following a pilot episode on 7 August 1993, between 24 July 1994 and 5 July 1998. The series was filmed in Cornwall, with a production office in Truro. Music for the series was composed by Nigel Hess and was awarded the Royal Television Society award for the best television theme. Wycliffe is played by Jack ...

NR ITV
6.5
1994 Crime 50 min Play
TV 7.3 Lipstick on Your Collar

Lipstick on Your Collar

During the Suez Crisis of 1956, two young clerks at the stuffy Foreign Office in Whitehall display little interest in the decline of the British Empire. To their eyes, it can hardly compete with girls, rock music, and the intrigue of romantic entanglements.

NR Channel 4
7.3
1993 Comedy 60 min Play
TV 7.3 Heartbeat

Heartbeat

Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.

NR ITV
7.3
1992 Crime 60 min Play
TV 7.6 G.B.H.

G.B.H.

GBH was a seven-part British television drama written by Alan Bleasdale shown in the summer of 1991 on Channel 4. The protagonists were Michael Murray, the Militant tendency-supporting Labour leader of a city council in the North of England and Jim Nelson, the headmaster of a school for disturbed children. The series was controversial partly because Murray appeared to be based on Derek Hatton, former Deputy Leader of Liverpool City Council — in an interview in the G.B.H. DVD Bleasdale ...

NR Channel 4
7.6
1991 Drama 81 min Play
TV 8 Prime Suspect

Prime Suspect

Highly skilled Detective Inspector Jane Tennison battles to prove herself in a male dominated world.

NR ITV
8
1991 Crime 103 min Play
TV 6.4 Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Seven-year-old Jess is removed from her peculiar Pentecostal home and sent to school.

NR BBC Two
6.4
1990 Drama 55 min Play
6.541 James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands.

PG
6.541
1996 Adventure 79 min Play
6.754 Four Weddings and a Funeral

Four Weddings and a Funeral

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

R
6.754
1994 Comedy 117 min Play
6.831 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

When the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham murders Robin's father, the legendary archer vows vengeance. To accomplish his mission, Robin joins forces with a band of exiled villagers (and comely Maid Marian), and together they battle to end the evil sheriff's reign of terror.

PG-13
6.831
1991 Action 143 min Play
7.105 Say Anything…

Say Anything…

A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.

PG-13
7.105
1989 Comedy 100 min Play
7.3 When the Wind Blows

When the Wind Blows

With the help of government-issued pamphlets, an elderly British couple build a shelter and prepare for an impending nuclear attack, unaware that times and the nature of war have changed from their romantic memories of World War II.

NR
7.3
1986 Animation 81 min Play
6.4 Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes

A shipping disaster in the 19th Century has stranded a man and woman in the wilds of Africa. The lady is pregnant, and gives birth to a son in their tree house. Soon after, a family of apes stumble across the house and in the ensuing panic, both parents are killed. A female ape takes the tiny boy as a replacement for her own dead infant, and raises him as her son. Twenty years later, Captain Phillippe D'Arnot discovers the man who thinks he is an ape. Evidence in the tree house leads him to ...

PG
6.4
1984 Action 143 min Play
6.4 Black Candles

Black Candles

A young woman travels with her partner to England on the unexpected death of her brother. Staying with her sister-in-law, she finds her companion soon drawn into a satanic cult based in the house whose rites seem to centre somewhat on large-scale sexual congress.

NR
6.4
1982 Horror 84 min Play
7.023 Excalibur

Excalibur

A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.

R
7.023
1981 Adventure 140 min Play
7.202 The Long Good Friday

The Long Good Friday

In the late 1970s, Cockney crime boss Harold Shand, a gangster trying to become a legitimate property mogul, has big plans to get the American Mafia to bankroll his transformation of a derelict area of London into the possible venue for a future Olympic Games. However, a series of bombings targets his empire on the very weekend the Americans are in town. Shand is convinced there is a traitor in his organization, and sets out to eliminate the rat in typically ruthless fashion.

R
7.202
1980 Crime 114 min Play
7 Hopscotch

Hopscotch

When CIA operative Miles Kendig deliberately lets KGB agent Yaskov get away, his boss threatens to retire him. Kendig beats him to it, however, destroying his own records and traveling to Austria where he begins work on a memoir that will expose all his former agency's covert practices. The CIA catches wind of the book and sends other agents after him, initiating a frenetic game of cat and mouse that spans the globe.

R
7
1980 Action 104 min Play