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Triple bill of television adaptations based on novels by Jane Austen. In 'Mansfield Park' (2007), at 10, Fanny Price (Billie Piper) goes to live at Mansfield Park, the estate of her aunt's husband, Sir Thomas (Douglas Hodge). Clever, studious, and a writer with an ironic imagination and fine moral compass, Fanny becomes especially close to her cousin Edmund (Blake Ritson), Thomas's younger son. Fanny is soon possessed of beauty as well as a keen mind and comes to the attention of a neighbour, Henry Crawford (Joseph Beattie). Sir Thomas promotes this match, but to his displeasure, Fanny has a mind of her own, asking Henry to prove himself worthy. In 'Northanger Abbey' (2007), Catherine Moreland (Felicity Jones), a spirited young beauty from the country, enters into the depraved society of Bath with dreams and fantasies sparked by her love of gothic romance novels. There she meets two men vying for her affection - the dashing and jealous John Thorpe (William Beck) and the gentle and sincere Henry Tilney (J.J. Field). Despite the advice of her mischievous new friend Isabella (Carey Mulligan), Catherine treats neither as more than a dear friend. That is until Catherine accepts an invitation to Northanger Abbey from Henry's grave and severe father, General Tilney (Liam Cunningham). In 'Emma' (1997), Kate Beckinsale stars as the eponymous heroine who is intent on finding partners for everyone - but only if she thinks they are the right coupling. Her efforts create confusion, and the outspoken Mr Knightly pours scorn on her matchmaking - although he may have ulterior motives for doing so.
The first six episodes from the ninth series of the relaunched sci-fi adventure drama, with Peter Capaldi reprising his role as the legendary Time Lord. This time around, the Doctor and his companion Clara Oswald (Jenna-Louise Coleman) travel through time taking on foes including Vikings, The Master (Michelle Gomez), Davros (Julian Bleach) and the Daleks. The episodes are: 'The Magician's Apprentice', 'The Witch's Familiar', 'Under the Lake', 'Before the Flood', 'The Girl Who Died' and 'The Woman Who Lived'.
Feature-length special of the long-running sci-fi series in celebration of its 50th anniversary. The eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and his companion Clara Oswald (Jenna-Louise Coleman) are joined by two previous incarnations of the Doctor (David Tennant and John Hurt), with Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) also making a return. As an ancient war rages in space, a murder is being plotted in Elizabeth I (Joanna Page)'s England and, in the present day, there is danger at London's National Gallery. Meanwhile, the Doctor comes face-to-face with his own terrifying past.
Television drama about what happened when a British ambulance unit was diverted from the frontline to deal with the aftermath of the liberation of the concentration camp at Belsen. Believing they are on the way to a prisoner of war camp to assist with a medical emergency, the group are totally unprepared for the humanitarian catastrophe they find - 40,000 people living in horrific squalor; suffering from starvation and a lack of the most basic medical care. As an outbreak of Typhus spreads through the camp, the team struggles to cope with the immense task before them. Based on eyewitness accounts, the film stars Iain Glen, Corin Redgrave, Jemma Redgrave, Nigel Lindsay and Tobias Menzies, and reveals the extraordinary true story behind one of the most heroic medical relief operations in history.
Irvine Welsh adapts three stories from his 'Acid House' collection for the screen. In 'The Granton Star Cause', Boab Coyle (Stephen McCole) is happy playing for his local football team and dating girlfriend Evelyn. When he loses both, however, along with his job and home, he turns to drink - only to meet God (Maurice RoŽves) in a pub. 'A Soft Touch' tells the story of Johnny (Kevin McKidd), an easily manipulated man who loses his girlfriend to violent and psychotic neighbour Larry (Gary McCormack). In 'The Acid House', raver Coco (Ewen Bremner) finds that he has swapped places with Tom, newborn baby of middle class couple Rory (Martin Clunes) and Jenny, after an acid trip.
All episodes from the television drama series following Dr. Eleanor Bramwell (Jemma Redgrave) as she treats patients in a male-dominated profession in Victoria London. She is ridiculed by the other doctors because she is female and even her father (David Calder), who is also a doctor, questions her. She gets a chance to have a more influential position in the medical world when Lady Peters (Michele Dotrice) gives her a renovated building which Eleanor turns into a free hospital, where the poor citizens of the East End are able to seek help. Can she continue to strive in such a difficult profession, in an era when women were thought to belong in the home?
Three-part Channel 4 thriller starring Suranne Jones as Ruth Slater, a woman newly released from prison having served 15 years for murder. But as she struggles to readjust to life outside and begins tentatively to build new relationships, the sons of one of her victims are lurking in the shadows waiting for the right moment to take their revenge. Peter Davison, Jemma Redgrave and Douglas Hodge co-star.
Kate Stewart and her UNIT team investigate and confront alien attacks on the planet Earth in the new 5 disc boxset. Something is stirring, an old foe to those in UNIT with a long memory. And fortunately, to face an old foe...There are old friends. 4.1 Call to Arms by Matt Fitton.Mike Yates braves a stormy night in the Lakes to help celebrate a milestone for John Benton. An evening of fond reminiscences of old glories and friends awaits. But a long-buried past is about to catch up with them. Meanwhile, on the rain-lashed moors, what begins as a routine mission for modern-day UNIT quickly becomes a fight for survival. 4.2 Tidal Wave by Guy Adams. When an experimental tidal power generator needs its eco-friendly credentials checked, Kate Stewart calls in an expert. Soon, Jo Jones is bound for 'Project Charybdis' in the South Atlantic, along with an awestruck Osgood. But out at sea, a treacherous plan is set in motion to awake an ancient race. Beneath the seabed an army is sleeping - an army of Sea Devils! 4.3 Retrieval by Guy Adams. As the Earth's primeval rulers reclaim their birthright, UNIT must stand against them. And Kate Stewart and Osgood must venture into a Mediterranean stronghold to retrieve a means to fight back. But a Silurian warrior is on their trail. Once she has the humans' scent, Commander Tryska will never give up the hunt. 4.4 United by Matt Fitton. The Silurians hold Great Britain under siege. Grand Marshal Jastrok rules the seas and the skies with reptile forces. On the ground, Commander Kalana crushes all ape resistance. With Kate Stewart trapped, defence of the realm falls to UNIT's old guard. Jo Jones, Mike Yates and John Benton are ready to do their duty and stand united. Launching with last year's Extinction, UNIT - The New Series was the first Big Finish range to use characters from the BBC mega-hit 21st century relaunching of Doctor Who! In this thrilling full-cast audio with cinematic sound design and music, Jemma Redgrave and Ingrid Oliver reprise the fan-favourite characters of Kate Stewart and Petronella Osgood as seen on TV in stories such as the globally cinema-screened Doctor Who - Day of the Doctor. The set's foes - Silurians and Sea Devils -are some of Doctor Who's most popular monsters. This is the first time the Sea Devils have appeared in a Big Finish production in nearly 14 years, something highly anticipated by the TV show's fans. CAST: Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), James Joyce (Captain Josh Carter), Ramon Tikaram (Colonel Shindi), Fernandez (Captain Gonsalves/ Phoebe Breckenridge), Lucy Fleming (Alice Donelly), Matthew Cottle (Ben Donnelly/ Overseer), David Jonsson (Corporal James Morley), Dan Starkey (Marshal Skar/ Commander Merx/ Sontaran Escapee), James Wilby (Professor John Torrance), Beth Goddard (Christine Colley) and Nicholas Briggs (The Daleks).
All six episodes from the first season of the drama series following the investigations by an Anglo-American counter-terrorism unit into 'The Grid', an international terrorist cell operating on a global level. Dylan McDermott, Julianna Margulies and Jemma Redgrave star.
Kate Stewart and her UNIT team investigate and confront alien attacks on the planet Earth in the new 5 disc boxset. Decades after their defeat by the Eleventh Doctor, the Silence prepare to rise against humanity. . 1. House of Silents. There is no record of the presence of an alien species known as 'The Silents' on Earth. UNIT has never engaged hostiles capable of editing themselves from observers' memories. There is no evidence that such an opponent, if real, is regrouping and beginning a new plan of infiltration and manipulation. Kate Stewart and her team are in no mortal danger. How can they be, when they don't even know the enemy exists? 2. Square One. It's business as usual at UNIT, and thankfully, Kate Stewart has no immediate threats to concern her. Or so she believes. But when Sam Bishop returns from leave, he notices things aren't quite as they seem. Soon he and Osgood are on the trail of an elusive enemy. Meanwhile, Kenneth LeBlanc and his controversial political movement gather momentum, and one UNIT team member isn't quite themselves...3. Silent Majority. Kenneth LeBlanc looks set to lead his party to national victory, overturning political opinion and taking the polls by storm. UNIT can only stand and watch as a silent revolution takes place. But who are LeBlanc's real backers? And what use to them is the triumph of a leader who seems to be nothing more than a liability? The Silents are about to make the headlines. 4. In Memory Alone. When Sam Bishop and Osgood visit an orbiting space station for a routine mission, they have no idea that they are part of an alien scheme, years in the planning. As the global situation spins out of control, Kate seeks help from an unlikely source. The Silents are not done with humanity yet - and they will have their revenge. Launching with last year's Extinction, UNIT - The New Series was the first Big Finish range to use characters from the BBC mega-hit 21st century relaunching of Doctor Who! Jemma Redgrave reprises the character of Kate Stewart as seen on TV in stories such as the globally cinema-screened Doctor Who - Day of the Doctor. Ingrid Oliver reprises fan-favourite character Osgood - as seen in last year's Zygon two-parter of TV's Doctor Who. The Silence are one of the most popular monsters in the new series of Doctor Who - ghastly figures you instantly forget the moment you can't see them. Starring in this thrilling full-cast audio with cinematic sound design and music are: Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Ingrid Oliver (Petronella Osgood), Warren Brown (Lieutenant Sam Bishop), James Joyce (Captain Josh Carter), Ramon Tikaram (Colonel Shindi), Tracy Wiles (Jacqui McGee), Joanna Wake (Miss Faversham), Nicholas Day (Kenneth Leblanc/Heston), Tom Alexander (Cecil/Derek), Aaron Neil (Homeless Man/News Reporter/David), Nimmy March (Baroness Vance/Telokni), John Banks (Mission Control/Captain/Soldier) and Nicholas Briggs as The Silence.
Jemma Redgrave reads this brand new, original adventure for the 12th Doctor and Clara. In 15th Century France the time travellers encounter a band of soldiers protecting a mysterious young woman. Joan of Arc is troubled by voices, telling her things she should not know about: things concerning the Doctor's own people, the Time Lords. Compelled to discover where she is getting the information from, the Doctor and Clara are drawn into danger. Written by George Mann (author of The Engines of War and The House of Winter), the story is read by Jemma Redgrave, who plays Kate Lethbridge-Stewart in the TV series. Duration: 1 hour 10 mins approx.
Kate Stewart and her UNIT team investigate and confront alien attacks on the planet Earth in this new five disc boxset. Contains four stories: 6.1 Game Theory by Matt Fitton, 6.2 Telepresence by Guy Adams, 6.3 Code Silver by Guy Adams, 6.4 Master of Worlds by Matt Fitton. Launching with 2015's Extinction, UNIT - The New Series was the first Big Finish range to use characters from the BBC mega-hit 21st century relaunching of Doctor Who! A thrilling full-cast audio with cinematic sound design and music starring Jemma Redgrave and Ingrid Oliver who reprise the popular characters of Kate Stewart and Petronella Osgood as seen on TV, in stories such as the globally cinema-screened Doctor Who - Day of the Doctor. This set has some fan favourites - from Sir Derek Jacobi reprising his chilling take on The Master from the TV version of Doctor Who, to a long-awaited confrontation with iconic monster the Cybermen! CAST: Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart),Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), James Joyce (Captain Josh Carter), Ramon Tikaram (Colonel Shindi), Warren Brown (Sam Bishop), Derek Jacobi (The War Master) and Nicholas Briggs (The Cybermen).
Kate Stewart and her UNIT team investigate and confront alien attacks on the planet Earth in the new 5 disc boxset. 2.1 Power Cell by Matt Fitton. On the trail of missing alien technology, Kate Stewart encounters the ambitious Felicity Lyme. Who are Cerberus - and what are they doing in the London Docklands? 2.2 Death in Geneva by Andrew Smith. With Tengobushi assassins on their tail, Kate and Osgood retreat to UNIT Command in Geneva. High in the mountains, Captain Josh Carter comes face to face with the enemy. 2.3 The Battle of the Tower by Andrew Smith. As London sleeps, an alien horde rises from the shadows. The Tower has been infiltrated - and UNIT must hold the line. At any cost. Lock and load. 2.4 Ice Station Alpha by Matt Fitton. As London sleeps, an alien horde rises from the shadows. The Tower has been infiltrated - and UNIT must hold the line. At any cost. Lock and load. Launching with last year's Extinction, UNIT - The New Series was the first Big Finish range to use characters from the BBC mega-hit 21st century relaunching of Doctor Who! A thrilling full-cast audio with cinematic sound design and music. Jemma Redgrave reprises the character of Kate Stewart as seen on TV in stories such as the globally cinema-screened Doctor Who - Day of the Doctor. Ingrid Oliver reprises fan-favourite character Osgood - as seen in last year's Zygon two-parter of TV's Doctor Who. CAST: Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), Warren Brown (Lieutenant Sam Bishop), James Joyce (Captain Josh Carter), Alice Krige (Felicity Lime), Asif Khan (Jay Roy), Tyrone Huggins (Dr Kenton Eastwood), Nigel Carrington (Sir Peter Latcham), Beth Chalmers (Anna/Radio Announcer/Quizmaster), Harry Ditson (General Grant Avery), Dan Li (Dokan/Alien Leader), Akira Koieyama (Chiso/Tengobushi Assassins), Stephen Billington (Commander Bergam), Jot Davies (Sebastien/Major Disanto).
In this four-story box set, Kate Stewart and her UNIT team confront an alien invasion by the Nestene Consciousness and its army of plastic Autons...1. VANGUARD (by Matt Fitton). While UNIT attend a 'skyfall' incident under the eyes of watchful journalists, reclusive billionaire Simon Devlin is planning a product launch that will change the world...2. EARTHFALL (by Andrew Smith). Lieutenant Sam Bishop and Osgood are deployed to the Gobi desert in search of a Nestene energy unit. But there are Autons in the sand dunes...3. BRIDGEHEAD (by Andrew Smith). Josh Carter has gone undercover inside Devlin Futuretech. But his safety is jeopardised by the activities of investigative journalist Jacqui McGee. 4. ARMAGEDDON (by Matt Fitton). As UNIT leads the fightback on every front, every continent, against an implacable army, Kate Stewart must look to the past for some clue to defeat the plastic menace. This is the first Big Finish release to use characters from the BBC mega-hit 21st century relaunching of Doctor Who!A thrilling full-cast audio with cinematic sound design and music starring Jemma Redgrave, who reprises the character of Kate Stewart as seen on TV in stories such as the globally cinema-screened Doctor Who - Day of the Doctor. The Autons - devastating plastic enemies - are popular villains from both classic and new versions of Doctor Who. CAST: Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), Warren Brown (Lieutenant Sam Bishop), Ramon Tikaram (Colonel Shindi), James Joyce (Captain Josh Carter), Steve John Shepherd (Simon Devlin), Karina Fernandez (Jenna Gold), Tracey Wiles (Jacqui McGee), Derek Carlyle (Tim Stevens) and Nicholas Briggs (The Nestene Consciousness).
Box set featuring nine action movies. In 'Skinheads' (1989) a group of Los Angeles neo-nazis are forced to move to North California when one of them shoots a black man. When they arrive in the small town they continue on their path of hatred, harrassment and destruction until they come across two resilient college kids determined to stop the skinheads' reign of violence. When a Hollywood film crew travel to shoot on an isolated desert location they are attacked by CIA-backed mercenaries. At first the film people fight back using their special effects equipment, but as the carnage mounts they sustain heavy losses, and soon the director's daughter is the only one still alive. She then teams up with one of the embittered mercenaries to better her chances of surviving. 'Hiroshima' (1990) paints a dramatic account of the race to develop the atomic bomb, the ethics and politics behind it, and the events which led to its use at the end of World War 2. In 'Emperor' (1988), Tony (Alex D'Andrea) is a Bronx street hustler, an old-fashioned, low-level operator who finds himself forced off his turf by vicious crime boss Falco (Anthony Gioia). Teaming up with an ex-con and sultry songstress, he learns a few things about the way of the world and makes an attempt to get back on the right side of the wrong side of the tracks - taking the fight back to Falco. In 'South Bronx' (1985), two young children are being brutally exploited as their foster home moonlights as the headquarters for one of the city's largest pornography rings. Amazingly, the two children escape to the streets, where they enlist the help of an undercover cop (Mario Van Peebles) and his partner to capture the porn king and his accomplices. In 'The Swap' (1969) Robert DeNiro plays Sammy Nicoletti, an adult film director who is murdered. His brother Vito (Anthony Charnota) vows to find the killer and avenge Sammy's death. When Vito is released from prison he begins his own investigation, encountering deceit and blackmail. The final days of Sammy's life unfold from a party on Long Island back to the big city. As Vito draws nearer to the truth, his own life hangs precariously in the balance. In 'Death Collector' (1975) it's 'all in the family' for a young, streetwise hood as he becomes a collector for the mob. He quickly rises, run by rung, up the ladder of the underworld in this violent crime saga. Blaxploitation legend Fred 'The Hammer' Williamson stars in 'Black Cobra' (1987). When fashion photographer Elys Trumbo (Eva Grimaldi) sees one of her neighbours being murdered by a member of the Black Cobras, a psychopathic motorcycle gang, she manages to catch the killer's face on film. The Cobras' leader comes after her, but luckily tough police sergeant Malone (Williamson) has been appointed to protect her. In 'Born To Win' (1971), George Segal stars as as an ex-hairdresser who struggles to support his expensive drug habit and to avoid arrest, turns 'narc', informing on his fellow junkies. Eventually Segal's sense of self-hatred threatens to overwhelm him. In 'Revenge' (1988), the gun-crazy right-wing terrorist group 'Strike Force' have set their sights on the deadly NK-2, which is a very large weapon indeed, and will do everything in their power to get hold of it. Vietnam vet Jason Shepherd (Roger Rodd) is approached with the job of tracking down these vicious killers and preventing them from doing any more damage. He accepts the job, but when the group gun down two of his most loyal friends, it suddenly becomes personal.
Threats to our planet come in many forms. Some are alien visitations, some lay dormant in the Earth itself, and occasionally, danger arrives with a big gun and fantastic hair. Whatever the threat, whoever the enemy, UNIT is ready to defend the world. 8.1 This Sleep of Death by Jonathan Morris. Abbey Marston. UNIT's dark secret. A place where the laws of space and time, life and death, can be suspended. Where remembering the departed has consequence. When UNIT faces a threat from a dead man, Kate has no choice but to return to Abbey Marston once more, to disturb the sleep of death. But the Static are waiting... 8.2 Tempest by Lisa McMullin. When the planet's weather systems start behaving strangely, Osgood is worried. Soon, she and Sam Bishop are heading to a remote Scottish island where an eccentric old woman speaks to the wind itself. Meanwhile, Kate Stewart visits a deep-sea oil-rig where strange things are afoot. A tempest is coming, and it could be disaster for the entire world. 8.3. & 8.4 The Power of River Song by Guy Adams. Part 1: UNIT has been assigned to monitor the switch-on of a revolutionary new power system - they know from experience such things can be tricky. Nearby, Osgood and Lieutenant Bishop investigate mysterious disappearances - and appearances of trans-temporal phenomena. Kate would like to ask the Director some questions, but she's proving strangely elusive... until there's a murder. Part 2: There's a dead body in the power station. River Song is the prime suspect. And Kate is most concerned by the identity of the victim. Meanwhile, Sam and Jacqui chase Vikings, while Osgood finds herself out of time. As deadly focus their attention on Earth, it seems activating the power of River Song could spell the end of everything... CAST: Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), Alex Kingston (River Song /The Director), Warren Brown (Lieutenant Sam Bishop), James Joyce (Josh Carter), Andrew French (Sergeant Warren Calder), Ajjaz Awad (Private Meghan Coates), Hywel Morgan (Jeff / Barney), Alexandra Mathie (Mother McCracken), Chris Jarman (Joel Sanders), Tracy Wiles (Jacqui McGee), Enzo Squillino Jnr (Mr Chant), Leighton Pugh (Leif / Wampeerix).
Kate Stewart and her UNIT team investigate and confront alien attacks on the planet Earth in this new five disc boxset. The Dalek Transaction by Matt Fitton. When a rogue guerrilla faction offer an alien artefact for auction, Kate Stewart and her team go undercover to the jungles of Central America. But they find that the prize on offer is far deadlier than its owners realise. Captive, desperate and alone. That's when a Dalek is at its most dangerous. Invocation by Roy Gill. It's Hallowe'en, and Josh finds himself at a party where phantoms are becoming all too real. Osgood is working late and hears a voice from the skies making strange incantations. The next day, Kate has gone missing in the Scottish Borders, and the team head north to investigate. Ghosts from the past are haunting UNIT, and now they threaten the whole world. The Sontaran Project by Andrew Smith. On a routine reconnaissance mission, Colonel Shindi finds more than he bargains for in the Forest of Ardennes. Back in England, an old colleague makes Osgood an offer she cannot refuse. The chance to take part in an exciting new scientific advance. Before long, UNIT is on collision course with a force of alien clones, and Kate must forge an unlikely alliance. False Negative by John Dorney. When a strange travel capsule is activated in UNIT's laboratory, Osgood and Josh find themselves in a whole new world of trouble. Soon, nobody at UNIT HQ is quite who they seem, and the team discovers that the greatest danger they could ever face comes from within. A thrilling full-cast audio with cinematic sound design and music, this special set comes as four separate stories rather than previous four-disc dramas; an anthology approach that this time includes the Doctor's notorious foes the Daleks and the Sontarans! CAST: Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), James Joyce (Captain Josh Carter), Ramon Tikaram (Colonel Shindi), Nicholas Briggs (The Daleks).
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