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1933. Hercule Poirot, older and greyer, receives letters threatening murder. The sender signs themselves only as “A.B.C.” When he takes the letters to the police looking for help, Hercule finds all his old friends have moved on. And the new guard led by hot headed Inspector Crome are not interested in his story.
But soon there is a murder, and in order to have any hope of catching the killer, the once great detective must take matters into his own hands.
In her fourth Agatha Christie adaptation, BAFTA-nominated writer Sarah Phelps brings Hercule Poirot and his little grey cells back onto our television screens for 3 episodes in one of the most surprising and unusual appearances by one of literature’s most iconic detectives.
English mapmaker Reginald Anson (Hugh Grant) manages to offend an entire Welsh town when he rules that their prized landmark is not a mountain but a hill. Anson is soon to find, however, that the locals will stop at nothing to defend their honour, and spearheading their efforts with young barmaid Betty (Tara Fitzgerald), who tries to seduce Anson and thus convince him to change his ruling as regards the 'mountain'.
Crime thriller set in Stalin-era Soviet Russia. In a state where crime isn't supposed to exist, pro-Stalin security officer Leo Demidov (Tom Hardy) begins to investigate a series of child murders. For his ignorance and betrayal of state policy, Leo finds himself demoted and exiled from the country he believed he was perfecting. Nevertheless, the persistent war hero pursues the case with only his wife Raisa (Noomi Rapace) for help. With his loyalty and beliefs shattered, Leo must try to find a killer who supposedly doesn't exist before his victim count rises further. But having been denounced, Leo may be in danger from a force far bigger than the free-roaming killer.
All thirteen episodes of the drama series starring Derek Jacobi as the medieval sleuth. In the opening episode 'One Corpse Too Many', Cadfael, once a man of the world, has become a man of the cloth. However, this by no means qualifies him as a saint. He discovers a murder, and sets out in pursuit of the perpertrator, assisted by a lovely young fugitive. 'The Sanctuary Sparrow' sees Brother Cadfael investigating the murder of the local goldsmith. In 'The Leper of St Giles' a great wedding is to take place in the Abbey of Shrewsbury between Baron Huon (Norman Eshley) and Iveta De Massard (Tara Fitzgerald). Iveta is a beautiful, kind soul and on the day she and her betrothed ride into the town she throws money to the lepers, but her brutish Baron beats them. On the eve of the wedding he rides off into the night never to return. Cadfael sets out to find out what is going on. In 'Monk's Hood', a landowner cuts his son-in-law out of his will, leaving his inheritance to the church. However, before the transaction is finished, Gervase Gurney (Bernard Gallagher) is poisoned whilst staying at the Abbey of Shrewsbury. Cadfael finds someone from his past as he looks into the poisoning. In 'The Virgin in the Ice' Cadfael has to prove the innocence of his novice, Oswin (Mark Charnock), who is accused of murdering a nun after he is found wandering deliriously. In 'The Devil's Novice', Cadfael is suspicious when a young man, Meriet (Christien Anholt), arrives at Shrewsbury Abbey wishing to become a Novice. Canon Eluard (Ian McNeice) shares Cadfael's doubts as to Meriet's intentions, and when the half-burned body of a colleague is discovered, Meriet is accused of murder. In 'A Morbid Taste For Bones', Cadfael reluctantly accompanies an expedition to dig up the grave of St Winifred, after one of the Shrewsbury monks has a vision. He soon finds himself investigating a murder, when Lord Rhysart (John Hallam) is found dead on a forest track with an arrow in his chest. Robert (Michael Culver) believes the culprit to be Godwin, who was having an affair with Rhysart's daughter, Sioned (Anna Friel). However, Cadfael has other ideas. In 'The Rose Rent', the recently-widowed of a rich merchant becomes an attraction for the men of Shrewsbury, until one of her suitors and a monk are murdered. In 'St Peter's Fair', conflict arises between the townspeople of Shrewsbury and visitors to the annual fair. In 'The Raven in the Foregate', Cadfael has a double murder to solve when a pregnant girl and a priest who refused to hear her confession are both killed. In 'The Holy Thief', Cadfael is on the hunt for a beautiful slave girl and the bones of St Winifred, both of which have mysteriously disappeared from the Abbey. In 'The Potter's Field', Cadfael uncovers a terrible web of jealousy, adultery and suicide pacts when he examines the past of a potter who has entered the monastery under suspicious circumstances. Finally, in 'The Pilgrim of Hate', an old man's corpse is found in a sack in the Abbey, and Cadfael must find his killer.
BBC mini-series adapted from Anne Brontë's neglected tale which follows Helen Graham (Tara Fitzgerald), a widow with a hidden past who takes up residence at Wildfell Hall. When young farmer Gilbert Markham (Toby Stephens) encounters Helen he is immediately drawn to her but in their tight-knit community rumours about Helen begin to spread. In time, the truth about her past comes to light but a dark secret threatens their hope of a future together.
Brian Helgeland writes and directs this crime thriller starring Tom Hardy in the dual role of infamous gangster twins Ronald and Reginald Kray. The film chronicles the Kray twins' career during the 1950s and '60s as they tighten their tyrannical rule over London. With Ronnie's mental stability in question Reggie attempts to keep him under control while embarking on a romance with the beautiful Frances Shea (Emily Browning). Meanwhile, Detective Superintendent Leonard 'Nipper' Read (Christopher Eccleston) tries to bring the Krays down. The cast also includes David Thewlis, Colin Morgan, Taron Egerton and Tara Fitzgerald.
A collection of 23 dramas based on the novels of Catherine Cookson: 'The Mallen Secret', 'The Mallen Curse', 'The Mallen Girls', 'The Mallen Streak', 'The Fifteen Streets', 'The Wingless Bird', 'The Round Tower', 'The Black Velvet Gown', 'The Black Candle', 'The Rag Nymph', 'The Moth', 'The Girl', 'The Tide of Life', 'The Glass Virgin', 'The Gambling Man', 'The Man Who Cried', 'The Cinder Path', 'The Dwelling Place', 'The Colour Blind', 'The Tilly Trotter', 'The Storyteller', 'The Secret' and 'Dinner of Herbs'.
Hugh Grant stars alongside Tara Fitzgerald, Sam Neill and Elle MacPherson in this romantic comedy. Idealistic young clergyman Reverend Anthony Campion (Grant) arrives in Australia with his wife Estella (Fitzgerald) to convince bohemian artist Norman Lindsay (Neill) not to exhibit his controversial painting of a naked woman on a cross. Living with Norman and his wife Rose (Pamela Rabe) are his three models Pru, Sheela and Giddy (Kate Fischer, MacPherson and Portia De Rossi), whose relaxed attitude towards sexuality shocks the prudish young couple. However, as Estella befriends the models, she becomes aware of her own repressed sexuality, and begins to reassess her relationship with Anthony.
The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall:
Liverpool nightclub owner Mickey O'Neill (Adrian Dunbar) arouses the wrath of his community when he books a mystery singer and implies he's the legendary Irish tenor Josef Locke. Caught out by his girlfriend's mother (Shirley Ann Field), who had an affair with the real Locke years before, Mickey tries to gain face by travelling to Ireland, contacting the tax-exiled tenor (Ned Beatty), and persuading him to come out of hiding.
All four episodes of the drama miniseries about the life of Queen Elizabeth I. Anne-Marie Duff stars as the Virgin Queen and portrays pivotal moments in her life as monarch including her passionate affair with Robert Dudley (Tom Hardy), her triumph over the Armada and her unorthodox relationship with the Earl of Essex (Hans Matheson).
Leelee Sobieski (EYES WIDE SHUT, ROADKILL) stars as Anna; an art teacher who becomes employed as a governess for a wealthy family. Having moved into the family's sprawling home, Anna soon suspects that all is not what it seems and that the mansion itself is haunted by her predecessor...
In this spin-off of Waking The Dead, Eve Lockhart leads us into her other world on The Body Farm, a private forensics facility that is pushing the boundaries of scientific research and crime solving into unchartered territory.
Eve is an exceptional forensic pathologist who leads a brilliant and ambitious team of scientists at the private facility where human remains are donated for scientific research. They are called upon by police forces all over the world to provide expert knowledge to help solve crimes.
Here, no horror is taken for granted and murder is seen to be what it is--visceral and shocking.
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