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NEW DVD RELEASES  2017
A MONSTER CALLS (15) 2016  BAYONA,J.A.   £19.99
  Based on the bestselling fantasy novel by Siobhan Dowd and Patrick Ness. Conor’s is beset by dreams sine his mun fell ill.  However one night he wakes from his dreams to find a visitor at his window. The visitor is an ancient tree monster which helps Conor face his problems.
ALONE IN BERLIN (12)  2016  PEREZ, VINCENT IN ENGLISH   £13.99
 Adapted from Hans Fallada's novel about a  working-class couple Otto (Brendan Gleeson) and Anna (Emma Thompson) as they wage an anonymous propaganda war against the Nazis in 1940s Berlin. After receiving news that their only son has been killed in battle the parents are left devastated and angry, blaming the Nazi regime for his untimely death.
AMERICAN PASTORAL (15) 2016  MCGREGOR, EWAN £19.99
  Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this drama based on the novel by Philip Roth. The film charts the life of Jewish American businessman, and former standout athlete, Seymour 'Swede' Levov (McGregor) whose life begins to unravel during the social and political upheaval of the 1960s.
ATRAVÉS DA SOMBRA/THROUGH THE SHADOW (15) 2015 BRAZIL LIMA JR. , WALTER IN PORTUGUESE £10.99 
  Thriller set in 1930s Brazil based on  Henry James' s classic mystery novel "The Turn of the Screw.  Laura is hired as a tutor for two orphaned children living on a coffee farm, however Laura begins to feel that the children are under the evil influences of hostile spirits. 
BARNABY RUDGE (PG) UK 1960 (5019322696605)  £19.99 
  All 13 episodes of the BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens. 
BETJEMAN: THE COLLECTION (E)  £16.99
 Collection of three documentaries presented by writer, broadcaster and conservationist John Betjeman. The documentaries are: 'A Passion for Churches', 'A Bird's Eye View' and 'Four With Betjeman: Victorian Architects and Architecture'.
BLEAK HOUSE  (U) UK 1959 (5019322675365)  £19.99 
  Diana Fairfax and Colin Jeavons star in this BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens.
CHI-RAQ (15) 2016 USA LEE, SPIKE   £14.99
  Spike Lee directs this satirical musical drama based on the classical Greek comedy 'Lysistrata' by Aristophanes but set among gangs in present day Chicago.
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A)    CORBET, BRADY IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH £17.99
   Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre's short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War.  Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
CYMBELINE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (12A) 2016 STILL,  MELLY   £17.99
 Live performance of Shakespeare's romance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
ENTERTAINING MR SLOANE (15) 1969 UK HICKOX, DOUGLAS  £17.99
 Adaptation of the risqué play by Joe Orton. Kath (Beryl Reid) and Ed (Harry Andrews) are a lonely middle-aged brother and sister who live together. When Kath meets Mr Sloane (Peter McEnery) and falls for his charms, she invites him to become a lodger, where Kath and Ed rival for Sloane's affections.
ETHEL & ERNEST (PG) 216  MAINWOOD, ROGER £19.99
 Hand-drawn animation filmfollows four decades in the lives of an ordinary couple living in London.  Based on the autobiographical novel by Raymond Briggs.
FINGERSMITH (15) 2005   WALSH, AISLING   £19.99
    BBC television adaptation of the novel by Sarah Waters, set in among the low lives of the Victorian sums of London.
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (15) 2016   TAYLOR, TATE £19.99
  Emily Blunt stars in this adaption of  Paula Hawkins' psychological thriller.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (PG) 1967 (5019322675389)  £16.99
    Ten episode adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens.
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (12) 2016   WAITITI, TAIKA   £17.99  
Sam Neill and Julian Dennison star in this comedy drama based on Barry Crump's novel 'Wild Pork and Watercress'. 
THE INFORMER (PG) UK 1929   ROBINSON, ARTHUR  DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY £19.99
   Gripping silent thriller about love, remorse and betrayal set among a group of revolutionaries in the newly independent Ireland of 1922.  The film is based on Liam O’Flaherty’s novel.
LADY MACBETH (15) 2016 UK OLDROYD, WILLIAM  DVD - £13.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Adapted from Nikolai Leskov's novel. Set in the remote English countryside, unhappy teenage bride Katherine is forced to marry shady mining boss,  but she finds an escape in the form of servant Sebastian.
LITTLE WOMEN: THE COMPLETE SERIES (U) 1970   RUSSELL, PADDY £19.99
  BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott.
LOOT (15)  1970 NARIZZANO, SILVIO  £17.99
  British comedy adapted from the play by Joe Orton. Two bank robbers, Dennis (Hywel Bennett) and Hal (Roy Holder), are on the run from the police after a successful heist. Needing somewhere to hide the loot, they turn to a funeral parlour where they can stash the cash in Hal's recently-deceased mother's coffin.
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (15) 2016   FORD , TOM   £19.99
 Thriller adapted from Austin Wright's novel. Years after leaving her first husband, Susan Morrow  receives a letter asking her to read the manuscript of his first novel. Although worried that reading the book may unearth unpleasant memories long forgotten, Susan reluctantly begins to read.
SIX PLAYS BY ALAN BENNETT: THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) £24.99
 Collection of six plays written by Alan Bennett and produced by Stephen Frears. The set consists of - 'Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf' (1978), 'Doris and Doreen' (1978), 'The Old Crowd' (1979), 'One Fine Day' (1979),  'Afternoon Off' (1979) and 'All Day On the Sands' (1979).
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS (PG) 2016  LOWTHORPE, PHILIPPA £19.99  
  Family adventure adapted from Arthur Ransome's classic novel set in the 1920s.
OLIVER TWIST  (PG) UK 19562 (5019322696612)  £19.99 
  Bruce Prochnik stars in this BBC  adaptation.
THE WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION (15) 2016    £19.99
  Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough, Billy Howle and Kim Cattrall star in this BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie's crime story.
        
    BBC SHAKESPEARE ON DVD
 
ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL (U) UK 1981  MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99  
    Stars  Michael Hordern.   
ANTHONY AND CLEOPATRA (U) UK 1981MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 
    Stars Colin Blakely.  
COMEDY OF ERRORS (PG) UK 1983 JONES, SIMON CELLAN £12.99   
    Stars Cyril Cusack and Roger Daltrey. 
CORIOLANUS (PG) UK 1984  MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99 
    Alan Howard, Joss Ackland and Irene Worth.  
CYMBELINE (12) UK 1983 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99
  
    Stars  Robert Lindsay and Helen Mirren.
HAMLET (U) UK 1980  BENNETT, RODNEY  £12.99
    Stars  Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom and Patrick Stewart.
HENRY IV PT. 1 (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY IV PT. 2 (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY V (U) UK 1979 GILES, DAVID £12.99
    Stars  David Gwillim.
HENRY VI PT. 1 (PG) UK 1983 POWELL, JANE £12.99
    Stars Bernard Hill and Brenda Blethyn.
HENRY VI PT. 2 (12) UK 1983  POWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars  Bernard Hill.
HENRY VI PT. 3 (PG) UK 1983  POWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars Bernard Hill.
HENRY VIII (PG) UK 1979 BILLINGTON, KEVIN £12.99 
    Stars Claire Bloom, Julian Glover and Thimothy West. 
THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WARS OF THE ROSES (15) 2016   3 DVDS   £26.99
  BBC's adaptations of Shakespeare's 'History Plays', comprising 'Henry VI: Part One', 'Henry VI: Part Two', 'Henry VI: Part Three' and 'Richard III'.
JULIUS CAESAR (U) UK 1979 WISE, HERBERT £12.99
    Stars  Charles Gray.
KING LEAR (PG) UK 1982 MILLER, JONATHAN   £12.99
    Stars  Michael Hordern.
LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN (U) UK 1984 GILES, DAVID £12.99
    Stars  John Thaw.  
LOVES LABOUR LOST (PG) UK 1979 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99 
    Stars Maureen Lipman and Jenny Agutter.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE (U) UK 1981 DAVIS, DESMOND £12.99 
    Stars Tim Piggott-Smith.  
MERCHANT OF VENICE (U) UK 198O GOLD, JACK £12.99
    Stars  Warren Mitchell.  
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (U) UK 1982 JONES, DAVID  £12.99
    Stars Prunella Scales.
MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM (U) UK 1981 MOSHINSKY, ELIJAH £12.99
    Stars Robert Lindsay.  
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (U) UK 1984 BURGE,  STUART    £12.99
    Stars Robert Lindsay.
OTHELLO (U) UK 1981 LOWERY, COLIN     £12.99 
    Stars Anthony Hopkins. 
PERICLES (PG) UK 1984  JONES,  DAVID  £12.99  
    Stars  Juliet Stevenson. 
RICHARD II (U) UK 1979  GILES, DAVID   £12.99  
    Stars Michael Hordern, Alan Rickman. 
RICHARD III (U) UK 1980 HOWELL, JANE  £12.99
    Powerful BBC production.
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG) UK 1979  RAKOFF,  ALVIN    £12.99
    Stars John Geilgud and Derek Jacobi.
TAMING OF THE SHREW(U) UK 1980 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99
    Stars  John Cleese. 
TEMPEST (U) UK 1980  GORRIE, JOHN  £12.99
    Stars Michael Hordern.
TIMON OF ATHENS (12) UK 1981 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 
    Stars  Jonathan Pryce.
TITUS ANDRONICUS (PG) UK 1985 POWELL, JANE £12.99
    Stars  Edward Hardwicke.
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA(12) UK 1981 MILLER, JONATHAN £12.99 
    Stars Charles Gray.
TWELFTH NIGHT  (U) UK 1980  GORRIE, JOHN  £12.99
    Stars  Robert Hardy and Felicity Kendal.
TWO GENTLEMAN OF VERONA (PG) UK 1983 TAYLOR, DON £12.99
    Stars  Tessa Peake-Jones.
WINTERS TALE (PG) UK 1981 OWELL, JANE £12.99 
    Stars Jeremy Kemp.
BBC TV SHAKESPEARE COLLECTION (12) UK 1979-1985   £199.99. 
    Contains all 37 plays.
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: COMEDIES (PG) 1984 £23.99
  Collection of five BBC dramatisations of Shakespeare's comedic plays. Titles are -  A Midsummer Night's Dream (1981) ,  Much Ado About Nothing (1984) ,  The Taming of the Shrew (1980) ,  The Winter's Tale (1981) and  Twelfth Night (1980) .
SHAKESPEARE AT THE BBC: TRAGEDIES (PG) 1984 £23.99
 Features -  Hamlet (1980), King Lear (1982), Macbeth (1983),  Othello (1981) and Romeo and Juliet (1978). 

GLOBE THEATRE PRODUCTIONS ON DVD  


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE(E) 2014 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
    The play tells the story of Hermia (Olivia Ross) and Lysander (Luke Thompson), two young people who have fallen in love.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014 MUNBY, JONATHAN £19.99
 Live performance staring Jolyon Coy and James Hayes. 
AS YOU LIKE IT: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2009 SHARROCK, THEA £19.99
   2009 production with Naomi Frederick as Rosalind and Jack Laskey as Orlando.
THE GLOBE COLLECTION - SHAKESPEARE 400 1616-2016 (E) 2014   £97.99
   Collection of 20 performances commemorating the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Recorded at Shakespeare's Globe between 2009 and 2014, the collection includes: 'Romeo and Juliet', 'As You Like It', 'Love's Labour's Lost', 'The Merry Wives of Windsor', 'Henry VII', 'Henry IV: Part I', 'Henry IV: Part II', 'All's Well That Ends Well', 'Much Ado About Nothing', 'Henry V', 'Twelfth Night', 'The Taming of the Shrew', 'The Tempest', 'Macbeth', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', 'Titus Andronicus', 'Julius Caesar', 'Antony and Cleopatra', 'The Comedy of Errors' and 'Doctor Faustus'.
HENRY IV - PART 1: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
    King Henry (Oliver Cotton) is troubled by the behaviour of his son and heir, Prince Hal (Jamie Parker), who has forsaken the Royal Court.
HENRY IV - PART 2: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
     King Henry IV (Olivier Cotton) is serious ill and  his son, Hal (Jamie Parker), will shortly become King.
HENRY V: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC  £19.99
    Live performance of Shakespeare's historical play at the reconstructed Globe Theatre.
HENRY VIII : GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2010  HESS, NIGEL £19.99
    Henry VIII (Dominic Rowan) is involved in a passionate tryst with Anne Boleyn (Miranda Raison).
JULIUS CAESAR: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014  DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
 Live performance of Shakespeare's tragedy recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
MACBETH: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014  BEST, EVE    £19.99
    Live performance recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in London.
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2010 LUSCOMBE,  CHRISTOPHER £19.99
    Christopher Benjamin leads the cast as the  rogue Sir John Falstaff
OTHELLO (E)  2007   £19.99
     Starring Eamonn Walker and Tim McInnerny and performed at the Globe Theatre.
RICHARD II: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2015   GODWIN, SIMON (0809478012177) £19.99
  Live performance of Shakespeare's tragic tale of the corrupting influence of power, recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE COLLECTION: KINGS AND ROGUES (E) (0809478010920)  49.99
    A collection contains -  'Henry IV: Part One' and 'Henry IV: Part Two', 'Henry VIII' and  'The Merry Wives of Windsor'.
SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE: COMEDY, ROMANCE, TRAGEDY  (E) (0809478010425)  49.99
    A collection contains -  'As You Like It' ,  'Love's Labour's Lost' and 'Romeo and Juliet'.
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2012     FROW, TOBY    £19.99
 Recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre, the production features, among others, Michael Bertenshaw, 
Pearce Quigley and Samantha Spiro.
THE TEMPEST: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2013     HERRIN, JEREMY    £19.99
    Live performance of William Shakespeare's play, recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in 2013.
TITUS ANDRONICUS: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014 BAILEY, LUCY £19.99
     The story follows Roman army general Titus Andronicus (William Houston), who sacrifices the eldest son of 
Tamora Queen of the Goths (Indira Varma) to avenge his sons who were killed in war.
TWELFTH NIGHT: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2013 CARFOL,TIM £19.99
    Shipwrecked Viola (Johnny Flynn)  disguises herself as a man to work for the charming Duke Orsino (Liam Brennan).

ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY PRODUCTIONS ON DVD  


CYMBELINE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (12A) 2016 STILL,  MELLY   £17.99
 Live performance of Shakespeare's romance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
HENRY IV - PART I: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
  Shakespeare's historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV - PART 2: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
   Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV - PART I AND II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £29.99
  Shakespeare's historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY V: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
   Live performance with Alex Hassell as King Henry 
KING & COUNTRY - SHAKESPEARE'S GREAT CYCLE OF KINGS (E) 2015  DORAN, GREGORY DVD - £49.99 BLU RAY - £59.99
   Royal Shakespeare Company's Great Cycle of Kings collection featuring  Richard II, Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry 
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99
  Christopher Luscombe's 2015 Royal Shakespeare Company production of this comedy.
LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99
  RSC comedy which sees soldiers Claudio (Tunji Kasim) and Benedick (Edward Bennett) battling to win the hearts of those they love. 
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST/LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON: RSC (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £33.99
   Double bill of performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
MACBETH (PG) UK 1978  CASSON, PHILIP £12.99               
    Television performance of Trevor Nunn's acclaimed RSC production with Ian McKellan and Judi Dench.  
MACBETH (PG) 2003   UK         DURAN, GREGORY   £19.99           
    RSC production with Antony Sher.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  FINDLAY, POLLY £19.99
    RSC production of the Shakespeare play.
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (PG) 1996  UK NOBLE, ADRIAN  £9.99            
    Film adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 1996 version of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. With Lindsay  Duncan And Alex  Jennings.  
RICHARD II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
     Live performance of the historical play by William Shakespeare with David Tennant playing the title role. Richard II.
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2013  GODWIN, SIMON £19.99
     The story follows two best friends Valentine and Proteus (Michael Marcus and Mark Arends) who travel to Milan in search of adventure
THE WAR OF THE ROSES: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 1965 HALL, P/BARTON, J £27.99
   Royal Shakespeare Company production adapted from Shakespeare's plays 'Henry VI: Parts 1-3' and 'Richard III'. Filmed in 1965 and presented as three plays, the performance features, among others, Ian Holm, Peggy Ashcroft, David Warner and Janet Suzman.
WINTER'S TALE   £19.99            
    RSC Production.  

OTHER SHAKESPEARE TITLES ON DVD


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE(E) 2014 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
    The play tells the story of Hermia (Olivia Ross) and Lysander (Luke Thompson), two young people who have fallen in love.
AN AGE OF KINGS (E)   1960   £34.99
   
Finally released on dvd after 50 years this BBC Shakespeare  epic histories cycle stages the eight plays from 
Richard II to Richard III as studio dramas in 15 parts of between 60 and 75 minutes each. With distinguished by many outstanding performances, including Robert Hardy, Judi Dench and Eileen Atkins.
ANARCHY-RIDE OF DIE (CYMBELINE) (15) 2014  ALMEREYDA, MICHAEL    £15.99
   Ed Harris and Ethan Hawke star in this thriller based on a modern-day adaptation the William Shakespeare play.
ANIMATED SHAKESPEARE (PG) UK 3 DISCS   £39.99
     Containing twelve 30-minute animation of Shakespeare'splays: Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Othello, Twelfth Night, 
As You Like It, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Taming Of The Shrew, A Winter's Tale, Richard III, Julius Caesar, The Tempest.
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (E) 2000   £15.99     
    Timothy Dalton, Lynn Redgrave, Nichelle      
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014 MUNBY, JONATHAN £19.99
 Live performance staring Jolyon Coy and James Hayes. 
ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (U) 1974 SCOFFIELD,  JON  (5027626456245) £12.99
 Television adaptation of William Shakespeare's epic drama starring Richard Johnson and Janet Suzman..
AS YOU LIKE IT (PG)  2006 UK  BRANAGH,KENNETH   £17.99
     Shakespeare's  play set against a backdrop of 19th Century Japan.
AS YOU LIKE IT: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2009 SHARROCK, THEA £19.99
   2009 production with Naomi Frederick as Rosalind and Jack Laskey as Orlando.
CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT (12) 1965        WELLES, ORSON    £12.99
  
 Orson Welles' version of five Shakespeare plays, amalgamated and shortened. The production follows the career of
 Sir John Falstaff (Welles) and features John Gielgud as Henry IV, Margaret Rutherford as Mistress Quickly and Jeanne Moreau as Doll Tearsheet.
CORIOLANUS (15) 2011        FIENNES, RALPH    DVD -  £19.99  BLU RAY - £24.99
   
An adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy about the tribulations of a banished hero. Transposing the action from ancient 
Rome to present-day Eastern Europe, the film tells the story of General Caius Martius Coriolanus (Fiennes) who returns home from war to find himself at odds with his countrymen who see him as a tyrant looking for fame and glory.
HAMLET (12A) 2015   FRANKCOM,S/WILLIAMS, M £17.99
 Adaptation of Hamlet featuring Maxine Peake in the title role.
HAMLET (12)  2009  UK  DORAN, GREGORY  £19.99
 The Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production stars David Tennant in the title role.
HAMLET (U) 1969 UK RICHARDSON, TONY  £5.99  
    Nicol Williamson stars.    
HAMLET (PG) 1990  USA  ZEFFIRELLI,FRANCO    £12.99    
    Mel Gibson gives a strong performance.
HAMLET (U) 1948  UK OLIVIER, LAURENCE      £9.99
HAMLET (PG)1996 UK   BRANAGH, KENNETH  £15.99  
    Full unabridged version with Kenneth Branagh .  
HAMLET (PG)1990 USA  KLINE, KEVIN £19.99
    
Kevin Kline adapts, directs and stars in this  production.             
HAMLET (12) UK  MUNDELL, MIKE   £15.99           
    With Willian Houston.
HAMLET (12)  2009  UK  DORAN, GREGORY  £19.99
 The Royal Shakespeare Company's award-winning production stars David Tennant in the title role.

TRAGEDY OF HAMLET  (E) TWO DISCS £19.99             
    A look at Peter Brook work by his son Simon. 
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (PG) 1990 STOPPARD, TOM £19.99
 Adaptation of Stoppard’s play in which two minor characters from 'Hamlet' amble unknowingly toward their inevitable demise.
UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE - HAMLET (E)   £12.99

SHAKESPEARE: A CRITICAL GUIDE TO ROMEO AND JULIET & HAMLET(E)     £10.99


HENRY IV - PART 1: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
    King Henry (Oliver Cotton) is troubled by the behaviour of his son and heir, Prince Hal (Jamie Parker),  who has forsaken the Royal Court.
HENRY IV - PART 2: GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
     King Henry IV (Olivier Cotton) is serious ill and  his son, Hal (Jamie Parker), will shortly become King.
HENRY IV - PART I: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
  Shakespeare's historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV - PART 2: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
   Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY IV - PART I AND II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £29.99
  Shakespeare's historical plays performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon in 2014.
HENRY V (U)  1944 B/W  UK OLIVIER, LAURENCE   £9.99
         Excellent Laurence Olivier version.  
HENRY V (PG) UK 1989   BRANAGH, KENNETH £9.99  
    Stars Kenneth Branagh and Judi Dench.
HENRY V: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2012 DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC  £19.99
   
Live performance of Shakespeare's historical play at the reconstructed Globe Theatre.
HENRY VIII (15) UK 2003  TRAVIS,  PETE £19.99 
    TV adaptation.  
HENRY VIII : GLOBE THEATRE(E) 2010  HESS, NIGEL £19.99
    Henry VIII (Dominic Rowan) is involved in a passionate tryst with Anne Boleyn (Miranda Raison).
THE HOLLOW CROWN: SERIES 1(12) 2012        £29.99
    A collection of four BBC adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays comprising 'Richard II', 'Henry IV: Part One', 'Henry IV: Part Two' and 'Henry V'.
JULIUS CAESAR (U) 2002 USA  EDEL, ULI £19.99
     TV mini-series of the life and death of Julius Caesar.  
JULIUS CAESAR: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014  DROMGOOLE, DOMINIC £19.99
 Live performance of Shakespeare's tragedy recorded at the Globe Theatre in London.
SHAKESPEARE: A CRITICAL GUIDE - TO OTHELLO & JULIUS CEASAR  (E)     £10.99
KING LEAR (15) UK 1988 ELLIOTT, MICHAEL £9.99
           
    Stars Laurence Olivier.  
KING LEAR (12) 1999        BLESSED, BRIAN    £12.99
    Brian Blessed directs and stars in this adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.    
KING LEAR (PG) 1988 UK  £12.99            
    With Patrick Magee and Ray Smith.
KING LEAR (15) 1997 UK    EYRE, RICHARD                £19.99
   
Ian Holm stars as the tormented monarch in this Royal National Theatre's production.
KING  LEAR (E)  ALAN COOKE  £15.99
KING LEAR (PG)  UK 1971    BROOKS,  PETER  £5.99
             
    Stars Paul Scofield.   
KING LEAR       1971   IN RUSSIA WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES   KOZINTSEV, GRIGORIO £19.99
      Possibly one of the greatest screen adaptation of Shakespeare.
   
RAN (15) 1985 JAPAN KUROSAWA,  AKIRA     DVD  £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
 This complex, newly restored, Oscar-winning epic is Kurosawa’s interpretation of King Lear.
SHAKESPEARE: A CRITICAL GUIDE - TO KING LEAR & MACBETH  (E)     £10.99
KING RICHARD II (E)   WOODMAN,WILLIAM  £15.99              
    With David Birney. 
LOVES LABOURS LOST (U) UK 2000 BRANAGH, KENNETH  £19.99             
    Stars Kenneth Branagh. 
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99
  Christopher Luscombe's 2015 Royal Shakespeare Company production of this comedy.
LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £19.99
  RSC comedy which sees soldiers Claudio (Tunji Kasim) and Benedick (Edward Bennett) battling  to win the hearts of those they love. 
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST/LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON: RSC (E) 2015  CHRISTOPHER LUSCOMBE £33.99
   Double bill of performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
MACBETH (15) 2015     KURZEL, JUSTIN   DV D- £19.99   BLU RAY - £24.99
   Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard star in this adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy.
MACBETH (12) 2010        GOOLD, RUPERT            £21.99
   
Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood star in this TV movie version of the Chichester Festival production of 
William Shakespeare's play.
MACBETH (PG) UK 1978  CASSON, PHILIP £12.99               
    RSC production with Ian McKellan and Judi Dench.  
MACBETH (15)1971 UK POLANSKI, ROMAN   £19.99              
    Powerful adaptation.      
MACBETH (PG) 1948 USA  WELLES, ORSON £12.99
           
    Orson Welles stars.
MACBETH (PG) 2001  A.A. SIEDELMAN   £12.99            
     With Jermey Brett.   
MACBETH (PG)  GOLD,JACK   £12.99
           
    With Nicol Williamson.
MACBETH (PG) 2003   UK         DURAN, GREGORY   £19.99           
    RSC production with Antony Sher.
MACBETH (PG)  2006 WRIGHT,  GEOFFREY £15.99           
    Contemporary retelling  set in the ganglands of Melbourne.  
MACBETH (E) 1997    FREESTON, J/BLESSED, B        £5.99
    Jason Connery stars as the ill-fated Thane of Cawdor in this adaptation of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. 
MACBETH: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014  BEST, EVE    £19.99
    Live performance recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in London.
MACBETH - GCSE REVISION WORK EXAM TECHNIQUES (E)         £15.99
    Revision guide to Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' for students at GCSE level. The play is described in detail, covering the action, characters, themes and language.
MACBETH: GCSE NATIONAL CURRICULUM KEY STAGE 4 STUDY GUIDE (E)   £19.99
    Everything you need to achieve exam success when studying Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' at GCSE National Curriculum Key Stage 4.
UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE - MACBETH (E)   £12.99

THRONE OF BLOOD (PG) 1957 JAPAN KUROSAWA,  AKIRA £19.99
    Japanese version of Macbeth.   
SHAKESPEARE: A CRITICAL GUIDE - TO KING LEAR & MACBETH  (E)     £10.99 
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (U)  1973 UK  SICHEL, JOHN   £12.99           
    National Theatre Company production staring Laurence Olivier.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (U)  2003 UK  NUNN, TREVOR   £19.99           
    Award winning production starring Henry Goodman.
MEASURE FOR MEASURE  (15) UK 2006    KOMAR,BOB £12.99   
     Contemporary reworking of the Shakespeare's  play. 
MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR: GLOBE THEATRE (E) 2010 LUSCOMBE,  CHRISTOPHER £19.99
    Christopher Benjamin leads the cast as the  rogue Sir John Falstaff
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (PG) 1996  UK NOBLE, ADRIAN  £9.99            
    Film adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 1996 version of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. 
With Lindsay  Duncan And Alex  Jennings.  
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (PG)  1999 USA  HOFFMAN, M. £9.99               
     Hollywood treatment of Shakespeare with Michelle  Pfieffer.
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (PG) 2012 WHEDON, JOSS £17.99           
     Shakespeare romantic comedy, updated to a contemporary setting
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (PG) 1993 BRANAGH, KENNETH  £15.99           
    Star studded rendition of the classic Shakespeare romantic comedy
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (PG) 1972 USA  ANTOON/HAVINGA  £19.99           
        TV production set in 20th Century USA. 
MUSE OF FIRE - A SHAKESPEARE ODYSSEY (12) 2013   POOLE,D/TERERA, G £17.99
   The directors travel the globe to discover everything they can about Shakespeare and talk to Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Earl Jones, Tom Hiddleston, Jude Law and Baz Luhrmann.
OTHELLO (E) 1981 UK MELTON, FRANKLIN £19.99             
    With Jenny Agutter.
OTHELLO (12 ) 1964 UK STUART BURGE £18.99             
    With Laurence Olivier.
OTHELLO (U) 1952  WELLES, ORSON £19.99           
    Stars  Orson Welles.
OTHELLO(U) NUNN, TREVOR         £19.99
     Stars Ian McKellan.
OTHELLO: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE  (E)  2007   £19.99
     Starring Eamonn Walker and Tim McInnerny and performed at the Globe Theatre.
O (15)  USA  2000    BLAKE NESLON, TIM £19.99           
    The film transposes Shakespeare's ‘Othello' to an American high school.  
ALL NIGHT LONG (15) 1961   DEARDEN,  BASIL   DVD £9.99  BLU RAY £14.99
  Inspired by Shakespeare's Othello,  Patrick McGoohan plays funky Iago, who wants happily married Paul’s job and goes about unsettling him by spreading rumours about his wife.
UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE - OTHELLO (E)   £12.99

PLAY ON! SHAKESPEARE IN SILENT FILM(U)  DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99      
  Collection of clips from silent film adaptations of Shakespeare's plays taken from the BFI National Archive.
PLAYING SHAKESPEARE (TBA)   1984  3 DISCS    £24.99
   
Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Divided into nine lessons,  features such actors as 
Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, and Patrick Stewart offering their insights on performing works by The Bard. 
PRIVATE ROMEO (15) 2011    BROWN, ALAN    £15.99
 
   Innovative adaptation of Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' set in an all-male military academy.
RAN (15) 1985 JAPAN KUROSAWA,  AKIRA     DVD  £19.99 BLU RAY £24.99
 This complex, newly restored, Oscar-winning epic is Kurosawa’s interpretation of King Lear. 
RICHARD II: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2014  DORAN, GREGORY £19.99
     Live performance of the historical play by William Shakespeare with David Tennant playing the title role. Richard II.
RICHARD II (EX) 1997  WARNER, DEBORAH (5060291820096) £16.99
   Fiona Shaw stars in this television adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy.
RICHARD III (U) UK 1955  OLIVIER, LAURENCE £14.99
     Award-winning adaptation that won Olivier BAFTAs for Best British Actor and Best British Film.
RICHARD III (15) 1995 UK LONCRAINE, RICHARD DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99    
  Ian McKellen stars in the title role of this adaptation of Shakespeare's play, based in an alternative, fascist 1930s England.
RICHARD THIRD (U) 1955 UK OLIVIER, LAURENCE £14.99             
    Stars  John Gielgud,  Laurence Olivier and Ralph Richardson. 
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG)   2013    CARLEI, CARLO    £19.99
   
Big-screen adaptation of Shakespeare's play starring Douglas Booth, Hailee Steinfeld, Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti.
LOOKING FOR RICHARD (12) 1996 USA  PACINO, AL £12.99
    Al Pacino interviews passersby, actors and academics and visits  Shakespeare's birthplace in a  bid to define the relevance of Richard III.
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG) UK 1954  CASTELLANI, RENATO £9.99            
    Award winning film of the Shakespeare play    
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG) UK 1988 KEMP-WELCH, JOAN  £12.99            
    With Christopher Neame and Ann Hasson. 
ROMEO AND JULIET (12) 1997 USA  LUHRMANN, BAZ  £12.99            
     Modern much talked about version of the play.
ROMEO AND JULIET (PG) 1969 UK ZEFFIRELLI, FRANCO  £15.99               
    Winner of 2 Academy Awards.
ROMEO AND JULIET (12) 2001  WOODMAN, WILLIAM    £19.99

ROMEO AND JULIET - G.C.S.E. VIDEO REVISION NOTES -  ACT BY ACT / SCENE BY SCENE (E)   £19.99

ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (PG) 1990 STOPPARD, TOM £19.99
 Adaptation of Stoppard’s play in which two minor characters from 'Hamlet' amble unknowingly toward their inevitable demise.

SHAKESPEARE: A CRITICAL GUIDE - TO ROMEO AND JULIET & HAMLET  (E)     £10.99

UNDERSTANDING SHAKESPEARE - ROMEO AND JULIET (E)   £12.99

SHAKESPEARE AND THE SPANISH CONNECTION (E) 2011   £24.99
   
Documentary examining the relation of traditional Spanish theatre to the work of William Shakespeare. It is widely known that Shakespeare adapted his plays from a variety of sources and cultures. The Theatre Department of the University of California sets out to trace the influence of traditional Spanish theatre on Shakespeare's plays.
SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE COLLECTION (e) 2009        £49.99
  
  Triple bill of Shakespeare plays produced by London's Globe Theatre and recorded live in 2009. Thea Sharrock directs romantic comedy 'As You Like It' with Naomi Frederick as Rosalind and Jack Laskey as Orlando. Dominic Dromgoole directs Shakespeare's intellectual comedy 'Love's Labour's Lost' which stars Philip Cumbus as the King of Navarre and Michelle Terry as the Princess of France. Finally, Dominic Dromgoole directs tragic love story 'Romeo and Juliet', with Ellie Kendrick and Adetomiwa Edun in the title roles.
SHAKESPEARE: THE ANIMATED TALES (PG)  1992    £28.99
 
   The adaptations use a variety of animation techniques and feature the vocal talents of Felicity Kendal, Alun Armstrong, Joss Ackland and Zoe Wanamaker, among others. The plays are: 'Macbeth'; 'Hamlet'; 'Romeo and Juliet'; 'Othello'; 'Twelfth Night'; 'As You Like It'; 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'; 'The Taming of the Shrew'; 'A Winter's Tale'; 'Richard III'; 'Julius Caesar' and 'The Tempest'.
SHAKESPEARE IN LONDON: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE REAL WILLIAM. (E) £12.99
   
Educational documentary which introduces students to the life and times of William Shakespeare.
SHAKESPEARE LIVE!: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE THEATRE (12A) 2016   DORAN, GREGORY   £15.99
   David Tennant and Catherine Tate present this selection of some of the most memorable scenes from productions of Shakespeare's works.
THE SHAKESPEARE SESSIONS (E) 2003                £24.99
  
  Directors and founders of the Royal Shakespeare Company, John Barton and Sir Peter Hall, hold an acting class using some of Shakespeare's works. The all-star cast are put through their paces in a number of workshops, which comprise: 'Creating a World With Words', 'The Clues Are in the Text', 'Play the Story', 'Changing Gears: Prose to Verse', 'The Questions Reveal the Character', 'Handling Emotion', 'Setting Word Against Word' and 'Connecting With the Audience'.
SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS (E) 2011        £14.99
    Collection of performances of all of Shakespeare's 154 sonnets. Among the cast are Fiona Shaw, Sir Patrick Stewart, 
David Tennant, Dominic West, Stephen Fry and Simon Callow.
SHAKESPEARE - THE KING'S MAN (E) 2012            £19.99
    Documentary in which US scholar James Shapiro looks at William Shakespeare's work during the reign of King James I, focusing on the years between 1603-1613. 
SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE COLLECTION: KINGS AND ROGUES (E) (0809478010920)  49.99
    A collection contains -  'Henry IV: Part One' and 'Henry IV: Part Two', 'Henry VIII' and  'The Merry Wives of Windsor'.
SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE: COMEDY, ROMANCE, TRAGEDY  (E) (0809478010425)  49.99
    A collection contains -  'As You Like It' ,  'Love's Labour's Lost' and 'Romeo and Juliet'.
SIMON SCHAMA'S SHAKESPEARE (E) 2012            £19.99
    Schama looks at the time period Shakespeare lived in to help us understand his works.
TAMING OF THE SHREW (U) UK 1967 ZEFFIRELLI, FRANCO  £19.99             
    Stars Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. 
TAMING OF THE SHREW (E)          ALLISON, JOHN    £15.99

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2012     FROW, TOBY    £19.99
   
Live performance of Shakespeare's comedy which follows a couple's attempts to outdo each other. Recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre, the production features, among others, Michael Bertenshaw, Pearce Quigley and Samantha Spiro.
TEMPEST (E)  WOODMAN, WILLIAM  £19.99
            
    With William H Bassett.
TEMPEST  (15) UK 1979 JARMAN, DEREK  £19.99           
    Stars Toyah Wilcox.       
THE TEMPEST (12) 2010    TAYMOR, JULIE     £12.99
  
  Big-screen version of Shakespeare's last play sees the sorcerer Prospero undergo a gender transformation into the sorceress Prospera, Duchess of Milan played by Helen Mirren.
THE TEMPEST: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2013     HERRIN, JEREMY    £19.99
    Live performance of William Shakespeare's play, recorded at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in 2013.
THRONE OF BLOOD (PG) 1957 B/W    KUROSAWA,  AKIRA  £19.99           
     
Japanese version of Macbeth.
SILENT SHAKESPEARE (E) 1899 - 1911 B/W & TINTED   £19.99 
    
Collection of early film adaptations - THE TEMPEST (1908) , KING LEAR ( 1910), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (1909), TWELFTH NIGHT (1910), THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (1910), RICHARD III (1911)  AND KING JOHN (1899).  
TITUS ANDRONICUS: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2014 BAILEY, LUCY £19.99
     The story follows Roman army general Titus Andronicus (William Houston), who sacrifices the eldest son of Tamora Queen of the Goths (Indira Varma) to avenge his sons who were killed in war.
TWELFTH NIGHT (U) UK 1988 KENNETH BRANAGH, KENNETH  £12.99            
    Renaissance Theatre Production with Richard Briers.
TWELFTH NIGHT (U) 1996 UK   NUNN, TREVOR £14.99             
    With Helena Bonham-Carter and Richard E Grant.  
TWELFTH NIGHT (U) UK  1969  DEXTER, JOHN/SICHEL, JOHN  £12.99
 Includes an all-star cast, with Alec Guinness in the role of Malvolio and Joan Plowright playing Viola.
TWELFTH NIGHT: SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2013 CARFOL,TIM £19.99
    Shipwrecked Viola (Johnny Flynn)  disguises herself as a man to work for the charming Duke Orsino (Liam Brennan).
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA: ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (E) 2013  GODWIN, SIMON £19.99
     The story follows two best friends Valentine and Proteus (Michael Marcus and Mark Arends) who travel to Milan in search of adventure
WINTER'S TALE   £19.99            
    RSC Production.  
SHAKESPEARE BOX SET (15)  £39.99
     
Features - HAMLET (1969 - Nicol Williamson), ROMAN POLANSKI'S MACBETH (1971),HENRY V (1989 - Kenneth Branagh), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (1967 - Zeffirelli), KING LEAR (1970 - Paul Scofield). 
SHAKESPEARE CONSPIRACY (E)  £19.99
     Who was the man who wrote these plays and poems?
SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE (E) 2004   £19.99           
     
Documentary about the Globe theatre.
SHAKESPEARE RETOLD(12) 2005   £19.99
 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, TAMING OF THE SHREW, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM & MACBETH. Inspired by the 
spirit of the original plays, these four unique and entertaining films bring Shakespeare to a 21st Century audience.
WORKING SHAKESPEARE: VOLUME 1 - MUSCULARITY OF LANGUAGE (E) 2005    £70
   
WORKING SHAKESPEARE: VOLUME 2 - UNDER THE TEXT  (E) 2005     £70

WORKING SHAKESPEARE: VOLUME 3 - PROSE AND VERSE TEXTS (E) 2005    £70

WORKING SHAKESPEARE: VOLUME 4 - STORYTELLING (E) 2005    £70

WORKING SHAKESPEARE: VOLUME 5 - VOICE PREPARATION (E) 2005    £70

    Tom Todoroff directs this five-part educational acting series. The programme follows some of the best-known actors in Hollywood as they test their Shakespearean mettle, joining with their British counterparts at a master class in New York City conducted by the Royal Shakespeare Company. The three-day master class is conducted by the RSC's Voice Director Cicely Berry and Head of Voice Andrew Wade.

Among the actors taking part are Samuel L. Jackson, Emily Watson, Robert Sean Leonard, Helen Hunt, Blythe Danner, Toby Stephens, Kate Burton, Victor Garber and Clare Danes

NOW: IN THE WINGS ON A WORLD STAGE (15) 2014   WHELEHAN, JEREMY £17.99
   Behind-the-scenes documentary which follows the production of William Shakespeare's 'Richard III' by the Bridge Project Company.

 

LITERARY ADAPTATIONS ON DVD


11.22.63 (15) 2016 £13.99
  James Franco and Chris Cooper star in this eight-part sci-fi drama based on Stephen King's novel.
1984 (15) UK 1984 RADFORD, MICHAEL£15.99 
     Film version of the Orwell story staring John Hurt and Richard  Burton.  

A 360 (15) 2011            MEIRELLES, FERNANDO        £15.99
   
Drama loosely based on Arthur Schnitzler's 1897 play 'La Ronde' and starring Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law, 
Rachel Weisz and Ben Foster.
A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG (15) 1972 UK  MEDAK, PETER    £9.99
   
Adapted by Peter Nichols from his own play, this drama explores the extreme edges of black comedy.
A HANDFUL OF DUST (PG) UK 1988   STURRIDGE, CHARLES £9.99 
     Handsome adaptation of Waugh’s 1930s novel. 
A KIND OF LOVING (12) 1962 UK   SCHLESINGER, JOHN   £17.99
  Adaptation of Stan Barstow's 'kitchen-sink' love story set in an industrial Lancashire town.
A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (U) UK 1966  ZINNEMANN, FRED       £12.99
     Adapted from Robert Bolt’s play, Robert Shaw plays  King Henry VIII who wants to divorce his wife in order to marry 
the beautiful Anne Boleyn.
A MONSTER CALLS (15) 2016  BAYONA,J.A.   £19.99
  Based on the bestselling fantasy novel by Siobhan Dowd and Patrick Ness. Conor’s is beset by dreams sine his mun fell ill.  However one night he wakes from his dreams to find a visitor at his window. The visitor is an ancient tree monster which helps Conor face his problems.
A TASTE OF HONEY (15) UK 1961 RICHARDSON, TONY £15.99
 Based on the play by Shelagh Delaney.about a pregnant Salford teenager, her mother, and her friendship with a gay man.
A TRAVELLER IN TIME (PG) 1978 £19.99
  Sophie Thompson stars in this five-part children's fantasy series based on the novel by Alison Uttley.
A WALK IN THE WOODS(15) 2015  KWAPIS, KEN £17.99
   Robert Redford stars as Bill Bryson in this adaptation of the travel writer's memoirs.
A YOUNG DOCTOR'S NOTEBOOK (15) 2012        £19.99
  
    Comedy drama based on a collection of short stories by the celebrated Russian writer and playwright Mikhail Bulgakov. The drama recounts Bulgakov’s semi-autobiographical experiences as a young doctor working in the small village of Muryovo at the dawn of the Russian Revolution in 1917.
ABIGAIL'S PARTY (PG) UK 1977   £15.99
     Mike Leigh's television adaptation of the play performed by the Hampstead Theatre Production.
ABOUT A BOY (12) 2001 WEITZ C & P      £19.99
     Adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel.
THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN (U) 2011 USA  SPIELBERG, STEVEN   £19.99
   
Steven Spielberg brings Hergé's Tintin to the big screen with this animated adventure. With plot lines drawn 
from three Tintin stories - 'The Crab With the Golden Claws', 'The Secret of the Unicorn' and 'Red Rackham's Treasure'.
AKENFIELD (12) 1974    HALL, PETER DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99 
 Based on the book by Ronald Blythe about a farmhand living in a small Suffolk village with his widowed mother but wants to escape his rural existence.
ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS (PG) 2016  BOBIN, JAMES £19.99
  Mia Wasikowska, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter reprise their roles in this fantasy adventure sequel based on Lewis Carroll's novel.
ALICE IN WONDERLAND (PG) UK 1966  MILLER, JONATHAN  £14.99 
     BBC TV version with Peter Cook  Alan Bennett. 
ALICE IN WONDERLAND (U)   UK 1972 STERLING, WILLIAM   £7.99
 BAFTA-winning musical adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic novel.
ALL IN GOOD TIME (12A) 2012 UK   COLE, NIGEL     £17.99
 
   British comedy adapted by Ayub Khan-Din from his stage comedy 'Rafta, Rafta'. Set in Bolton, the film stars Amara Karan 
and Reece Ritchie as young newlyweds Vina and Atul, for whom married life is proving far from straightforward. 
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (12) 1930   MILESTONE, LEWIS £15.99
 Adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's anti-war novel about  a group of German teenagers who enlist for World War I after hearing a stirring speech from their professor. 
ALONE IN BERLIN (12)  2016  PEREZ, VINCENT IN ENGLISH   £13.99
 Adapted from Hans Fallada's novel about a  working-class couple Otto (Brendan Gleeson) and Anna (Emma Thompson) as they wage an anonymous propaganda war against the Nazis in 1940s Berlin. After receiving news that their only son has been killed in battle the parents are left devastated and angry, blaming the Nazi regime for his untimely death.
AMERICAN PASTORAL (15) 2016  MCGREGOR, EWAN £19.99
  Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this drama based on the novel by Philip Roth. The film charts the life of Jewish American businessman, and former standout athlete, Seymour 'Swede' Levov (McGregor) whose life begins to unravel during the social and political upheaval of the 1960s.
AN EDUCATION (12)    UK 2009    SCHERFIG,  LONE     £15.99
    Coming-of-age drama set in 1960s London, adapted for the screen by novelist Nick Hornby from the memoirs of 
journalist Lynn Barber.  
AN ENGLISHMAN IN NEW YORK (15) 2009 LAXTON,  RICHARD £15.99
 John Hurt stars as Quentin Crisp in this biographical drama based on the last 20 years of Crisp's life.

AN INSPECTOR CALLS (PG) 1954 UK HAMILTON, GUY £17.99
 Alastair Sim stars in the film  adaptation of the J.B. Priestley  play.
AND THEN THERE WERE NONE (15) 2015   VIVEIROS, CRAIG   £19.99
   Charles Dance stars in this BBC adaptation of the classic crime novel by Agatha Christie.
ANGELS AND DEMONS (12) 2009 USA   HOWARD, RON £21.99
     Mystery thriller based on the bestselling novel by Dan Brown.

ANIMAL FARM (U)  UK 1962  JOHN HALAS       £15.99 
     Animated feature film of the George Orwell book.
ANIMAL FARM (U)  UK 1999  JOHN STEPHENSON   £5.99
ANNA KARENINA (PG)  uk  2000   BLAIR, DAVID     £12.99
     Channel 4 TV version.
ANNA KARENINA (12A) 2012     WRIGHT JOE         £19.99
   
Tom Stoppard pens this adaptation of Tolstoy's classic story of doomed love. Stars  Kiera Knightley and Jude Law.
ANNA KARENINA (PG) 1948    DUVIVIER, JULIEN    £15.99
   
Alexander Korda's screen adaptation of Tolstoy's novel starring Vivien Leigh. Anna Karenina (Leigh) is asked to come to Moscow to help sort out her brother's marital problems.
ARMCHAIR THEATRE: VOLUME 1 (12)        £19.99
    Eight episodes from the hugely popular TV drama anthology series that ran from 1956 -1973. 
This selection of plays, broadcast between 1970 and 1973, features scripts by, among others, Fay Weldon and Colin Welland, and includes performances from Tom Bell, Billie Whitelaw, Richard Beckinsale, Peter Barkworth, Rita Tushingham and Beryl Reid. Episodes comprise: 'Say Goodnight to Your Grandma', 'Office Party', 'Brown Skin Gal, Stay Home and Mind Bay-Bee', 'Detective Waiting', 'Will Amelia Quint Continue Writing 'A Gnome Called Shorthouse'?', 'The Folk Singer', 'A Bit of a Lift' and 'Red Riding Hood'.
ARMCHAIR THEATRE: VOLUME 2 (12)        £19.99
    Features - 'Wednesday's Child', 'Competition', 'The Left Overs', 'High Summer', 'The Creditors',
 'The Death of Glory', 'The Square of Three' and 'According to the Rules'.
ARMCHAIR THEATRE: VOLUME 3 (12)        £39.99
    12 plays  drawn from the years when the show was produced by the Associated British Corporation (ABC),
 features scripts by, among others, J.B.Priestley, James Mitchell, Fay Weldon and Alun Owen. The actors to appear in the plays include Patrick McGoohan, Stanley Baker, Billie Whitelaw, Colin Blakely, Judy Cornwell and Hugh Griffith.
ARMCHAIR THEATRE: VOLUME 4 (12)        £39.99
    This selection of plays features performances by actors including Susannah York, Frank Finlay, Ian Holm, Irene Handl, 
Donald Pleasence, Terry Thomas, Patrick Macnee, Arthur Lowe and John Le Mesurier.
AS I LAY DYING FRANCO, JAMES (12) 2013 FRANCO, JAMES  DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
Adaptation of William Faulkner's classic novel in which each member of a family travel to a funeral.  Each has  their own motivations for travelling and they tell  the story from their characters' points of view.
ATONEMENT (15)  UK  2007  WRIGHT, JOE  £19.99
     Adaptation of the novel by Ian McEwan starring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy.
ATRAVÉS DA SOMBRA/THROUGH THE SHADOW (15) 2015 BRAZIL LIMA JR. , WALTER IN PORTUGUESE £10.99 
  Thriller set in 1930s Brazil based on  Henry James' s classic mystery novel "The Turn of the Screw.  Laura is hired as a tutor for two orphaned children living on a coffee farm, however Laura begins to feel that the children are under the evil influences of hostile spirits. 
BARCHESTER CHRONICLES (U)  1982 UK  £24.99
     An adaptation of two Anthony Trollope novels. The respected Reverend of Barchester is accused of corruption.
BARNABY RUDGE (PG) UK 1960 (5019322696605)  £19.99 
  All 13 episodes of the BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens. 
BECOMING JANE  (PG) UK 2007  JARROLD, JULIAN  £19.99
     Fictional romantic biopic of author Jane Austen.  
BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP (15) 2014   JOFFE, ROWAN   
   DVD - £17.99   BLU RAY - £22 3040.99
    Based on the  bestselling novel by S. J. Watson,  Christine Lucas (Nicole Kidman) suffers from anterograde amnesia, waking up every day without any knowledge of who she is.
BEING JULIA  (12) UK 2004 SZABO, ISTVAN   £9.99
     Based on W. Somerset Maugham’s novel ‘Theatre’, Being Julia is a delicious tale of amorous folly and revenge.  
BEL AMI (15) 2011  DONNELLAN, D/ORMEROD, N    £19.99
    Robert Pattinson and Uma Thurman star in this sumptuous Paris-set period drama based on the novella by
 Guy de Maupassant. Georges Duroy (Pattinson) is a suave and handsome young journalist using his wits and powers of manipulation to make his way in 1890s Paris.
BENT (18) UK 1997  MACHAI, SEAN  £9.99
     Two homosexual men’s ordeal  in Nazi Germany. Based on Martin Sherman Play.
BETJEMAN: THE COLLECTION (E)  £16.99
 Collection of three documentaries presented by writer, broadcaster and conservationist John Betjeman. The documentaries are: 'A Passion for Churches', 'A Bird's Eye View' and 'Four With Betjeman: Victorian Architects and Architecture'.
BETJEMAN REVISITED (EX) UK 1962-4 £12.99 
     Six  films in which John Betjeman visits a number of British towns and villages. 
THE BFG (PG) 2016  SPIELBERG, STEVEN   £15.99
  Adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel starring Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant.
BIRDSONG (15) 2012            MARTIN, PHILIP        £19.99
   
Two-part TV adaptation of Sebastian Faulks's best-selling novel, charting a doomed love story played out 
against the backdrop of World War One
BIRTHDAY PARTY  (15) USA 1968 FRIEDKIN, WILLIM  £12.99  
     Film version of the Harold Pinter play.   
BLANDINGS (12) 2012            £19.99
   
Timothy Spall and Jennifer Saunders star in this six-part British sitcom based on the stories by P.G. Wodehouse
BLEAK HOUSE  (PG) UK  2005  WHITE, S /CHADWICK, J  £24.99 
     Andrew Davies adapted.
BLEAK HOUSE  (U) UK 1959 (5019322675365)  £19.99 
  Diana Fairfax and Colin Jeavons star in this BBC adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens.
BLOOM (18) IRELAND  2003   WALSH, SEAN     £19.99
     Film adaptation of James Joyce’s Ulysses.  
BLOTT ON THE LANDSCAPE (15) 1985 UK  £19.99
     BBC adaptation with David Suchet.
BOOK THIEF (12A) 2014    PERCIVAL,BRIAN £19.99
    Academy Award-nominated adaptation of the popular novel by Marcus Zusak about an eccentric young girl who is adopted by working class German couple as World War II looms. When Jewish refugee arrives at the family's door they risk their own safety to shelter him from the Nazis.
BOOM! (12) 1968 UK  LOSEY, JOSEPH £19.99
 Based on Tennessee Williams' play, 'The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Any More', BOOM! stars 
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
BORROWERS (U) 1993  UK  BBC   £24.99
     BBC drama based on the  Mary Norton's novel.
BOSTONIANS (PG) USA 1984  IVORY, JAMES  £19.99 
     Merchant Ivory Production with Vanessa Redgrave and Christopher Reeve.                        
BORROWERS (U) UK 1997        HEWITT, PETER  £17.99
     Well received film based on the Novels of Mary Norton.    
BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS (12) HERMON, MARKDVD -  £17.99  
BLU RAY - £24.99
 Based upon the novel by John Boyne the film focuses on the  unlikely friendship that forms
 between the son of a concentration camp commander and a young Jewish boy held in the camp.   
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED (12) 2008  JARROLD, JULIAN £19.99
     New  adaptation of the Evelyn Waugh novel BLU RAY -  £29.99
BRIDE & PREJUDICE (12) UK 2004  CHADHA, GARINDER  £15.99  
     Bollywood take on the Jane Austin novel.
BRICK LANE (15)  UK  2007  GAVRON, SARAH  £19.99
     Moving adaptation of Monica Ali’s  novel about a young Bangladeshi woman who arrives in 1980s  
Britain to an arranged marriage and a new life.
BRIDESHEAD REVISITED (PG) UK 1982  LINDSAY-HOGG/STURRIDGE  £39.99
     Classic TV adaptation. 
BRIGHTON ROCK (PG) UK  1947 B/W  BOULTING, JOHN £12.99 
     Classic Graham Greene thriller.         
BRIGHTON ROCK     (15)    2010        JOFFE, ROWAN     DVD - £19.99 
 BLU RAY - £24.99
    Rowan Joffe writes and directs this adaptation of Graham Greene's novel. Updating the story from its 
original 1930s setting to the mid-1960s world of mods and rockers.
BRONTE BOX SET (15) UK £34.99
     BBC dramas -  Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall. 
BROOKLYN (12) 2015  CROWLEY, JOHN £19.99
  Based on Colm Tóibín novel, this 1950s drama follows young Irish woman as she travels to New York City in search of a better life. 
BROWNING VERSION  (U) UK 1951  ASQUITH, ANTHONY £19.99 
      Based on the play by Terence Rattigan.
BUCCANEERS (PG) 1994            SAVILLE, PHILIP        £19.99
   
Based on Edith Wharton's last unfinished novel, this lavish BBC drama follows the story of four dashing and spirited American  
beauties who, unable to break into the upper-crust elite of New York society, launch themselves into the English world of the 1870s.
BUDDHA OF SUBURBIA (18) UK  1998  MICHELL, ROGER   £19.99
     Adaptation of Hanif Kureishi’s semi-autobiographical novel. Young Karim’s teenage existence is radically altered 
when his father swaps his civil service job for a suburban lifestyle as a guru. 
BUTLEY (15)  UK 1973    PINTER, HAROLD £19.99 
     Alan Bates plays Butley, a gay academic who hates himself and everyone else.
BYRON (15)  UK  2003  £19.99
     New BBC drama about Byron.
CANTERBURY TALE (U) 1944 B/W  POWELL/PRESSBURGER     £9.99 
     Rework of the Chaucher tale.
CANTERBURY TALES: THE KNIGHTS TALE (15) UK 2003 £5.99
CANTERBURY TALES: THE MAN OF LAWS TALE (15) UK 2003 £5.99
CANTERBURY TALES: MILLER'S TALE (15) UK 2004 £5.99
CANTERBURY TALES: WIFE OF BATH (15) UK 2004 £5.99
     BBC's highly-acclaimed modern retelling of Chaucer's classic tale
CAPITAL (5) 2015   LYN, EUROS    £21.99
   Toby Jones stars in this BBC adaptation of John Lanchester's novel centring  around the residents of the fictional Pepys Road in South London.
CARETAKER (PG) UK 1963  DONNER, CLIVE    £19.99
     Pinter’s famous play with Donald Pleasence, Alan Bates and Robert Shaw. 
CARNAGE (15) 2011       POLANSKI, ROMAN        £17.99
  
  Comedy of manners adapted from the play by Yasmina Reza, who also co-writes the screenplay.  
A stripped-back four-hander, the film tells the satirical tale of two sets of well-heeled New York City parents -  Penelope and Michael Longstreet (Jodie Foster and John C. Reilly) and Nancy and Alan Cowan  (Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz) - who meet for a discussion after their sons are involved in a violent incident in the school playground.
CAT AND THE CANARY  (15)  UK  1979    METZGER, RADLEY £14.99
     Film version of the John Willard work.  
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF (15) USA 1958  BROOKS, RICHARD £12.99 
     Adaptation of the Tennessee Williams play.        
CAESARS (PG) UK  1968   BENNETT, DEREK  £19.99
     ITV  drama with Ralph Bates  and Freddie Jones.     
CHARLES DICKENS COLLECTION (TWELVE DISCS)  £99.99
     Includes: Martin Chuzzlewit, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations,  
David Copperfield, Pickwick Paper and Our Mutual Friend.
CHARLES DICKENS'S ENGLAND (E) 2009   £15.99
     Derek Jacobi presents this documentary exploring the towns, villages and rural locations where novelist  
Charles Dickens lived and worked, and looking at how he went on to use these places in his novels and stories.
CHEKHOV COMEDY SHORTS (PG) 2010        £12.99
    Four one-act comic plays based on the works of Anton Chekhov. Screened by Sky Arts to coincide with the 
150th anniversary of Chekhov's birth, the plays feature the talent of comic actors including Steve Coogan, Julia Davis, Julian Barratt, Sheridan Smith, Mathew Horne, Philip Jackson, Mackenzie Crook and Johnny Vegas. Plays are: 'The Proposal', 'The Dangers of Tobacco', 'The Bear' and 'A Reluctant Tragic Hero'
THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER (12A)    CORBET, BRADY IN ENGLISH £17.99
   Loosely based on Jean-Paul Sartre's short story about a young American boy living a dysfunctional and unhappy childhood with his diplomat father in France just after the end of the First World War.  Here he becomes seduced by fascism.
CIDER WITH ROSIE (12) 2015  LOWTHORPE, PHILIPPA   £19.99  
   Samantha Morton and Jessica Hynes star in this BBC adaptation of the novel by Laurie Lee along with narration  by Timothy Spall
CLASSIC GHOST STORIES BY M.R. JAMES (15) 1986        £19.99
    Robert Powell reads a selection of ghost stories by M.R. James which have been partially dramatised. The stories comprise: 'The Mezzotint', 'The Ash Tree', 'Wailing Well', 'The Rose Garden' and 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad'.
CLOCKWORK ORANGE (18) 1971  KUBRICK, STANLEY    £17.99 
     Controversial screen version of the novel by Anthony Burgess.
COCK AND BULL STORY (15) UK 2005 WINTERBOTTOM, MICHAEL £19.99
      Charts the progress of a film crew as they try to adapt the complex,autobiographical novel ‘Life and 
Opinions of Tristram Shandy’
COLD MOUNTAIN (15) USA  2003  MINGHELLA, ANTHONY   £17.99
     Based on Charles Frazier novel, this drama tells the story of a couple who are in love but are separated 
by the American Civil War.
COLD COMFORT FARM (PG) UK 1997  £16.99
     Kate Beckinsale and Stephen Fry star in this adaptation  of  Stella Gibbons Novel.
COLOR PURPLE (15) USA  1985   SPIELBERG, STEVEN      £12.99 
     Film of  the Alice Wakler novel. 
FOR COLORED GIRLS (15) 2010        PERRY, TYLER        £17.99
    Exuberant big-screen adaptation of Ntozake Shange's 1970s award-winning play about the struggles 
faced by a group of black women.
CHILDHOOD'S END (12) 2015 £22.99
 Miniseries based on the novel by Arthur C. Clarke about an  alien presence arrives on Earth, promising to bring an era of utopian peace and an end to all suffering.
COMMITMENTS (15) 1991  PARKER, ALAN     £19.99    
     Alan Parker’s film of the Roddy Doyle novel.    
CONFESSION OF A CHILD OF THE CENTURY (15) 2011 VERHEYDE, SYLVIE    £15.99
   
Pete Doherty and Charlotte Gainsbourg star in this period drama based on the autobiographical 19th 
century novel by French writer Alfred de Musset. 
COPENHAGEN (15) 2002  DAVIES, HOWARD  £19.99
  Stephen Rea, Daniel Craig and Francesca Annis star in this made-for TV adaptation of Michael Frayn'splay about the meeting of physicists Niels Bohr (Rea) and Werner Heisenberg (Craig) in Copenhagen in 1941 and attempts to determine the real reasons Heisenberg requested the meeting.
CRANFORD (12)  UK   BBC 2007 £19.99
     BBC dramatisation of three of Elizabeth Gaskell’s novels captures the small absurdities and tragedies
 in the lives of the people of Cranford, a small rural Cheshire town, inhabited largely by women.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT  (15) UK 2002  GOLAN, MENAHEM     £5.99
     John Hurt stars in this film adaptation of Dostoevsky’s  novel.
CHRONICLES OF NARNIA (U) (2005 COLLECTOR'S EDITION)  £29.99
     Includes the classic stories: 'The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe', 'Prince Caspian', 
'The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader' and 'The Silver Chair'.
LES CROIX DE BOIS/WOODEN CROSSES (PG) 1932 FRANCE BERNARD, RAYMOND       £19.99
   Adapted from a novel by Roland Dorgelès, in1914 enthusiastic student Gilbert Demachy joins his countrymen to fight the Germans. Gilbert bonds with the rest of his fellow soldiers as the  company constantly loses men, regroup and moves on, leaving their fallen friends comrades behind.
CRUCIBLE (12) USA 1997  HYMER, NICHOLAS    £9.99
     Film version of Arthur Miller’s Play. 
CRUEL SEA (U) UK 1953  FREND,  CHARLES   £12.99 
     War story based on the novel by Nicholas Monserrat.
CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON (12) 2008 USA FINCHER, DAVID   DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £24.99
     Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett star in this fantasy drama based on a 1922 short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. 
DARK PLACES (15) 2015  PAQUET-BRENNER, GILLES £17.99
  Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult and Christina Hendricks star in this mystery thriller based on the novel by Gillian Flynn.
DAVID COPPERFIELD (PG)  £15.99
     BBC TV version.
DAVID COPPERFIELD (PG) 2000 MEDAK, PETER  £15.99   
     Stars Hugh Dancy and Sally Fields.     
GREAT AUTHORS - CHARLES DICKENS (E)  £29.99
     A three disc set. Disc One features a documentary which looks at the life and times
of author Charles Dickens with dramatic reconstructions.   Disc Two features the David Copperfield television drama. Disc Three features A Christmas Carol; an Anton Lesser dramatisation, also Songs From Grope Lane and The Making Of Uncovering The RealCharles Dickens.
DANIEL DERONDA (12) 2002    TOM HOOPER        £19.99
   
Andrew Davies pens this BAFTA-winning three-part BBC adaptation of the novel by George Eliot.

DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLEY (12) 2013       PERCIVAL, DANIEL    £19.99
  
  Anna Maxwell Martin and Matthew Rhys star in this BBC adaptation of the novel by P.D. James which continues the 
story of Jane Austen's classic tale 'Pride and Prejudice'.
DAY OF THE LOCUST (15)  USA 1974    SCHLESINGER, JOHN                 £15.99  
     Based on Nathanael West’s novel about Hollywood decadence in the 1930s.   
DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS (15)  £12.99
     BBC version based on John Wyndham’s Sc-Fi chiller.
DEATH OF A SALESMAN (PG)  1966 USA   SEGAL, ALEX  £18.99 
     Broadway version with Gene Wilder and Lee J Cobb.  
DEATH OF A SALESMAN (PG)  1985 USA   SCHLONDORFF, VOLKER  £17.99
 Stars Dustin Hoffmann. 
THE DEEP BLUE SEA (15) 2011  DAVIES, TERENCE   £15.99
  
  Drama based on the Terence Rattigan play, starring Rachel Weisz as a woman who leaves her husband and a 
socially prosperous life to pursue a love affair with a pilot.
DENNIS POTTER AT LONDON WEEKEND TELEVISION (15) UK 1980 £19.99     
    Features three television plays - Blade On The Feather, Rain On The Roof and Cream In My Coffee.
DESPAIR (15) 1978   FASSBINDER, RAINER WERNER       IN ENGLISH £15.99
   
Widely considered to be Fassbinder's masterpiece, this adaptation of Nabokov's novel charts the descent into madness of wealthy chocolate factory owner Hermann Herman (Dirk Bogarde).
DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (PG) UK  2008 JONES, JON   £19.99
     Five-part BBC drama presents an intimate portrayal of the tragically short life of Anne Frank and her family.
DISGRACE (12) 2008    JACOBS, STEVE    £12.99
  Drama based on the novel by South African author J.M Coetzee.

DOCTOR FAUSTUS: GLOBE THEATRE (12A) 2011 DUNSTER, MATTHEW   £19.99   
  
 
Production of Christopher Marlowe's dark tragedy for the Globe Theatre. Paul Hilton stars as Doctor Faustus, the 
tortured medic whose insatiable thirst for knowledge and power leads him to sell his soul to the devil through Lucifer's agent, Mephistopheles (Arthur Darvill). Dunster uses puppets and masks to bring to life the play's central themes of magic, morality and transformation.
DOCTOR FAUSTUS (E)     £15.99
  
 Live performance of Christopher Marlowe's play, in which a man makes a deal with the devil, trading 
his soul in exchange for power and knowledge.
DOCTOR FAUSTUS  (3 DISC EDUCATION AND LIBRARY PACK EDITION)  (E)     £59.99
    
Live performance of Christopher Marlowe's play, in which a man makes a deal with the devil, trading his 
soul in exchange for power and knowledge. This performance was recorded at the Greenwich Theatre.. An  Interactive CD-Rom so a student can edit their own version of one of the scenes filmed.
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (15) 1965   LEAN, DAVID    £19.99 
   Acclaimed  adaptation of the book.
DOCTOR ZHIVAGO (15) 2002 GIACOMO CAMPIOTTI    £19.99
     Andrew Davies scripted this television adaptation. 
DORIAN GRAY (15) 2009 UK  PARKER,  OLIVERDVD - DVD - £17.99  BLU RAY £24.99
 Ben Barnes takes the title role in this 2009 adaptation of Oscar Wilde's 1891 novel. 
DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE (15) 2008  BARZMAN, PAOLO £19.99
  Dougray Scott stars in the title roles of this made-for-TV adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel.
THE DUCHESS OF MALFI (E)        £15.99
    Live performance of John Webster's play, recorded at London's Greenwich theatre. Controversial due 
to the violent latter scenes, the play is a tragic love story between an Italian Duchess and a man of lower class.
THE DUCHESS OF MALFI (3 DISC EDUCATION AND LIBRARY PACK EDITION) (E)        £59.99
  
 Live performance of John Webster's play, recorded at London's Greenwich theatre. Controversial due to the violent latter 
 scenes, the play is a tragic love story between an Italian Duchess and a man of lower class. This pack contains in depth interviews with the whole creative team and the leading members of the cast. A "mastershot" DVD of the whole performance: perfect for teaching lighting design and blocking. An Interactive CD-Rom so a student can edit their own version of one of the scenes filmed.
DULCIMA (15) 1971    NESBITT, FRANK        £9.99
    Based on the novel by H.E. Bates about a beautiful young woman whose life has been blighted by poverty and an  unsympathetic family.
DYLAN THOMAS: RETURN JOURNEY (12) 1990 HOPKINS, ANTHONY £12.99
One-man production which offers an interpretation of the lectures Welsh poet Dylan Thomas (Bob Kingdom) gave in America.
ELIZABETH GASKELL BOXSET (12) UK  £59.99
     Features - Cranford, North And South and Wives And Daughters .  
EMMA (U) 2009 UK     £24.99
      Lavish BBC's  period drama, which  stars Romola Garai, Jonny Lee Miller and Michael Gambon.

EMMA (U) 1996  LAWRENCE, DIAMUID      £12.99
     Award-winning adaptation. 
EMMA (U)  UK  1972 £19.99
     BBC drama based on the Jane Austen novel.
END OF THE AFFAIR (18) 1999    JORDAN, NEIL  £19.99
      Stars Julianne Moore and Raplph Fiennes.  
ENDURING LOVE (18) UK 2004 MITCHELL, ROGER  £19.99
     An adaptation of the novel by Ian McEwan.  
ENTERTAINING MR SLOANE (15) 1969 UK HICKOX, DOUGLAS  £17.99
 Adaptation of the risqué play by Joe Orton. Kath (Beryl Reid) and Ed (Harry Andrews) are a lonely middle-aged brother and sister who live together. When Kath meets Mr Sloane (Peter McEnery) and falls for his charms, she invites him to become a lodger, where Kath and Ed rival for Sloane's affections.
ERNEST HEMINGWAY COLLECTION  (PG) USA 1950-1962   £27.99
     Features  In Under My Skin, Snows of Kilamanjaro, Sun Also Rises, A Farewell To Arms & Hemingway’s Adventures of a Young Man 
EXODUS (15)   (15) UK 2007   WOODCOCK, PENNY    £15.99
     Contemporary re-telling of the Book of Exodus, set in a near future Margate in Kent.
FAMILY (15)  1994 UK        £19.99   
   
Four-part TV drama, from writer Roddy Doyle, which focuses on the tenuous relationships of a working-class Irish family.
FANNY HILL (15)  UK BBC 2007  £15.99 
     Based on the classic novel by John Cleland.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (U) 1967  SCHLESINGER, JOHN    £12.99
      Julie Christie and  Peter Finch star.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (12) UK 1998    £9.99
      ITV adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel.
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (12A) 2015  VINTERBERG, THOMAS     £19.99 
   Carey Mulligan and Matthias Schoenaerts star in this adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic 19th century novel.
FAREWELL MY LOVELY (PG) USA 1944 B/W  RICHARDS, DICK       £9.99  
     Classic thriller based on the Raymond Chandler Story.
FAREWELL TO ARMS (15) USA 1957 VIDOR, CHARLES   £12.99 
     Tragic love story, based on Ernest Hemingway’s  novel.
FEAR (PG) 1954   GERMANY ROSSELLINI, ROBERTO £19.99
  Staring Ingrid Bergman and loosely based on the Stefan Zweig novel Angst, the film explores the inner turmoil of a woman pushed to the edge through anxiety and  guilt of an  her illicit affair.
FEVER PITCH (15) 1996 UK    EVANS, DAVID    £15.99    
     Colin Firth and Ruth Gemmell star in the film of Nick Hornby book.
FILTH (18) 2013  BAIRD JON S.  DVD - £19.99    BLU RAY - £24.99
   
James McAvoy stars as a corrupt, sociopathic Edinburgh cop in this fast-paced black comedy, adapted from the novel by Irvine Welsh.    
FINGERSMITH (15) 2005   WALSH, AISLING   £19.99
    BBC television adaptation of the novel by Sarah Waters, set in among the low lives of the Victorian sums of London.
FORSYTE SAGA (PG) COLLECTION  £69.99
     An epic television mini-series, this 1960's BBC production was avidly followed by audiences around the world. The literary adaptation follows the Victorian pride of the Forsyte family through the scandals, traumas and mistakes of the family.
FOUR FEATHERS (U) UK 1939  KORDA,  ZOLTAN    £9.99 
      Adventure story based on A E W Mason’s novel.

FRANKENSTEIN (12) 2004   CONNOR,  KEVIN   £15.99
   
TV update of Mary Shelley's classic novel starring Donald Sutherland and William Hurt.
FRANKENSTEIN (18) 2015 ROSE, BERNARD   £17.99
   Los Angeles based modern re-telling of the Mary Shelley classic.
VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN (12) 2015  MCGUIGAN, PAUL   
  DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £27.99
    James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in this sci-fi horror based on the contemporary adaptations of the 1818 novel by Mary Shelley.
FUGITIVE PIECES (15)  CANADA 2007 PODESWA, JEREMY     £15.99
    Adaptation of the novel by Anne Michaels, about a mans  memories of the holocaust continue to consume him until he realises that he cannot move on with his life without facing up to the demons of his past.

GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON (18) 2012   £40.99
    First installment of the  novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by George R.R. Martin.

GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON (18) 2013    £48.99
   
The complete second season .
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE THIRD SEASON (15) 2013   
DVD - 39.99    BLU RAY - £49.99
   
The complete third season of the HBO medieval fantasy drama based on the best-selling novel series
 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by George R.R. Martin.
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE FOURTH SEASON (15) 2014 
  DVD - 39.99    BLU RAY - £49.99
   Continuation of the best selling saga based on the novels of R.R.Martin.
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON (15) 2015
  DVD - 39.99    BLU RAY - £49.99
GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE SIXTH SEASON (18) 2016 £39.99
  The complete sixth season of the HBO medieval fantasy drama based on the bestselling novel series 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by George R.R. Martin.
GAS! GAS! QUICK BOYS! (E) 2014    £10.99
Documentary inspired by the poem 'Dulce et Decorum Est' by Wilfred Owen. After witnessing the horrific deaths of his fellow comrades on the frontline of the Great War, Owen wrote this moving poem about gas, the most brutal weapon of the war.
GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT (12) 1991  PHILLIPS, JOHN   £12.99
   
Made-for-TV drama based on the 14th century Middle English poem.
GEMMA BOVERY (15) 2014  FRANCE  FONTAINE, ANNE     DVD - £17.99   BLU RAY - £21.99
  Based on  Posy Simmonds novel about a village baker who is so obsessed  with  Gustave Flaubert novel 'Madame Bovary'. 
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (15) 2016   TAYLOR, TATE £19.99
  Emily Blunt stars in this adaption of  Paula Hawkins' psychological thriller
THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE (15) 2009    SWEDEN    ALFREDSON,  DANIEL  DVD - £17.99   BLU RAY - £199
    
This Swedish mystery thriller marks the second instalment in the trilogy of films based on the bestselling 'Millennium'  
novels by Stieg Larsson.     
GLASS MENAGERIE (PG) USA 1973  HARVEY, ANTHONY   £15.99 
     Broadway Theatre  adaptation of Tennessee Williams play.
GO-BETWEEN (PG) UK 1970  JOSEPH LOSEY        £15.99
     Adaptation of the novel by L P Hartley, scripted by Harold Pinter.
GOD'S POCKET (15) 2014   SLATTERY, JOHN DVD -   £15.99 BLU RAY - £17.99
     Adaptation of Pete Dexter novel, which is set in  the working-class town of God's Pocket in the 1970s. Both small time crook, Mickey Scarpato (Philip Seymour Hoffman) and well-known journalist Richard Shellburn (Richard Jenkins) are investigating a death.
GONE GIRL (18) 2014 FINCHER,  DAVID  
  DVD - £19.99   BLU RAY - £27.99
   Adaptation of the novel by Gillian Flynn about a husband who is exposed to the glare of the mass media when his wife's disappearance raises suspicions.
GORMENGHAST (12)     £29.99
     Dark fantasy series from the BBC  featuring Stephen Fry, Christopher Lee and Fiona Shaw.
THE GOSPEL OF US (15) 2011    MCKEAN, DEAN    £15.99
   
Feature-length film version of the Easter Passion play written by Owen Sheers and starring Michael Sheen. Also included is a documentary giving a behind-the scenes look at the Welsh National Theatre's production of the play, performed in the streets of Port Talbot over Easter 2011.
GRAPES OF WRATH (PG) 1940B/W   FORD, JOHN     £12.99 
     John Ford’s film of the Steinbeck novel.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (PG) 1967 (5019322675389)  £16.99
    Ten episode adaptation of the classic novel by Charles Dickens.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (12) 2012 UK     NEWELL, MIKE    £19.99
    Adaptation staring  Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS (PG) UK 1946 LEAN, DAVID   £19.99 
      Classic adaptation of the play.          
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (PG) UK 1974 HARDY, JOSEPH     £9.99 
     With Michael York.  
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (15) 1998     CUARÓN, ALFONSO    £9.99
    This modern-day version of the famous Charles Dickens novel begins when ten-year-old Finn Bell is coerced by the 
convict Lustig (Robert De Niro) into helping him escape from the authorities.
GREAT EXPECTATIONS (PG) UK 1999  JARROLD, JULIAN    £16.99 
     Anthony Hopkins stars in this ITV  version.
THE GREAT GATSBY (12) 2013 USA   LUHRMANN , BAZ    £19.99
    Baz Luhrmann writes, directs and produces this adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel starring Leonardo DiCaprio, 
Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.
THE GREAT WAR POETS (E) 2014   £10.99
      This powerful documentary hosted by Emmy Award  winning writer and film maker Bob Carruthers revisits the battlefields where the war poets found their inspiration and presents a moving and comprehensive survey of their lives and work.
GULLIVER’S TRAVELS (U) UK  1976  PETER HUNT     £5.99   
     Stars Richard Harris.
GULLIVER’S TRAVELS (U) UK  1976  STURRIDGE , CHARLES    £9.99 
     Stars Ted Danson.
HANDMAID'S TALE (15) 1990 UK SCHLONDORFF, VOLKER   £15.99
 The end of the 20th Century finds a repressed society run by puritans and the majority of women barren. Under this new 
regime fertile women are handmaids and are placed among important childless couples to become pregnant. An adaptation 
of Margaret Atwood's novel, with the screenplay scripted by Harold Pinter.
HARLOT'S PROGRESS (15) UK 2006    £12.99
     TV drama looking at the life of artist William Hogarth.
HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE (PG) USA 2001 COLUMBUS, C.  £22.99 
     Best selling book turn into a movie blockbuster. 
HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS (PG) USA 2002 COLUMBUS, C.  £22.99 
HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN (12) USA 2004  CUARON, A.  £22.99  
HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE (15) 2008 USA YATES, DAVID £24.99
 The sixth in the sequence of films based on the phenomenally successful books by J.K Rowling.

HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART ONE (12)   2010  YATES, DAVID    £24.99
  
  First slice of the two-part final instalment in the fantasy adventure film series based on the bestselling books by J.K. Rowling.  BLU RAY - £24.99
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART TWO (12)   2011  YATES, D.  £24.99
   
The final instalment in the fantasy adventure film series .
HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT  (PG) UK  2004  VAUGHAN, TOM   £24.99
 TV adaptation of the Trollope novel.
HELEN (PG) 2008 UK  MOLLOY, CHRISTINE/LAWLOR, JOE £19.99
     Helen is asked to play a missing woman, Joy,  in a police reconstruction. Gradually she immerses herself in the role, and
 by borrowing elements of Joy's life begins herself to flower.
THE HELP (12) 2011 USA  TAYLOR, TATE    £19.99
  
  Set against the backdrop of the 1960s American civil rights movement, based on the best-selling novel by Kathryn Stockett. 
It is 1964 and racism is rife in Jackson, Mississippi. Skeeter (Emma Stone), the strong-willed daughter of a well-to-do family,  returns to the town from college to take up a role at the local newspaper.
HENRY VIII AND HIS SIX WIVES (PG) UK 1972 HUSSIEN, WARIS    £9.99
     Powerful period drama with a host of stars. 
HIGH-RISE (15) 2016 WHEATLEY, BEN  £19.99
 Adapted of J.G. Ballard dystopian novel about an insular community living in a luxury high-rise building in  1975 London.
HISTORY BOYS (15) UK 2006  HYTNER,  NICHOLAS   £19.99
     Starring the original stage cast, and based on the play by Alan Bennett, the film brings
together eight bright, funny history students in the north of England in the mid ’80s.
HISTORY OF MR POLLY (U) UK 1949  PELISSIER, ANTHONY    £12.99
     John Mills stars in this celebrated adaptation of H G Wells’s classic.
HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE GALAXY   (15) UK 1980  BELL, ALAN  £24.99  
      TV version of the science fiction comedy.
THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY (12) 2012     JACKSON, PETER    
     DVD - £19.99   BLU RAY - £24.99
    The first of three epic instalments in director Peter Jackson's blockbuster prequel to his 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy.
THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG (12) 2013 JACKSON. PETER  
    DVD - £19.99   BLU RAY - £24.99
    Second film instalments of this classic work of literature.
HOLES (PG)  2003   DAVIS, ANDREW  (5017188811507)     £12.99
    Adaptation nof Louis Sachar's   book about a juvenile who is sent to a correctional facility

HOMBRE (PG) 1967    RITT, MARTIN        £9.99
   
This adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel stars Paul Newman as a cowboy who has been raised by Apache Indians.
HOMECOMING (12) UK 1973  HALL, PETER       £19.99 
 
    American Film Theatre adaptation of the Harold Pinter play.
HOTEL DU LAC (PG)   £15.99
     BBC TV adaptation of the award-winning novel by Anita Brookner.
HUGO (U) 2012  USA  SCORSESE, MARTIN  £19.99
    Martin Scorsese makes his first foray into children's cinema with this semi-fantastical drama based on a book by Brian Selznick.

THE HUNGER GAMES (12A) 2011        ROSS, GARY   
DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £26.99   
    Sci-fi action film based on the best-selling novel by Suzanne Collins. Jennifer Lawrence stars as 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, 
a citizen of the totalitarian post-apocalyptic country of Panem, formerly the United States. Every year, the all-powerful ruling agency known as the Capitol selects one boy and one girl from each of Panem's 12 impoverished rival districts to fight to the death on live national television in a contest known as 'The Hunger Games', in which the winner is given food to feed their entire district for a year. 
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE (12) 2013   LAWRENCE, FRANCIS
    DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £26.99
   
Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in the second instalment of the sci-fi adventure trilogy based
 on the novel by Suzanne Collins.
IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (U) UK 2002  PARKER, OLIVER    £19.99
     Stars Rupert Everett and Colin Firth.
THE INFORMER (PG) UK 1929   ROBINSON, ARTHUR  DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY £19.99
   Gripping silent thriller about love, remorse and betrayal set among a group of revolutionaries in the newly independent Ireland of 1922.  The film is based on Liam O’Flaherty’s novel.
THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (12) 2013     FIENNES, RALPH   -MARC   DVD - £17.99    BLU RAY - £21.99
Ralph Fiennes directs and stars in this romantic drama adapted from Clare Tomalin's book about the relationship between celebrated 19th-century novelist Charles Dickens and his mistress.
IRVINE WELSH'S ECSTASY (18) 2011        HEYDON, ROB        £17.99
   
Dark-tinged indie romantic comedy based on Irvine Welsh's novella 'The Undefeated'
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (U) 1996 USA  SELICK, HENRY    £19.99 
     Animated version of the Roald Dahl story.    
JANE EYRE (12) 2011        FUKUNAGA, CARY    £19.99
  
 Adaptation of the classic novel by Charlotte Bronte in which a young governess falls in love with her master. 
Jane Eyre (Mia Wasikowska) emerges from a troubled childhood to take on the position of governess at Thornfield Hall. Thornfield is owned by the passionate and impulsive Rochester (Michael Fassbender), who pays Jane unusual attention for someone below his station.
JANE EYRE (PG) 1996  ZEFFIRELLI,  FRANCO     £12.99
     Stars William Hurt. 
JANE EYRE (PG)  1943 B/W  STEVENSON, ROBERT     £9.99 
     Orson Welles and Joan Fontaine star.
JANE EYRE (12) UK 2006   WHITE, SUSANNA     £24.99
     Latest BBC adaptation of this classic. 
JANE AUSTEN BOOK CLUB (12) 2007 SWICORD,  ROBIN £19.99
     Life imitates art in this adaptation of Karen Joy Fowler's bestselling novel about a book group reading the work of Jane Austen.
JANE AUSTEN COLLECTION (PG)  £69.99
 
    Collection of six of the BBC's lavish Jane Austen adaptations. Includes PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, 
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, MANSFIELD PARK, EMMA and PERSUASION.
JANE AUSTEN'S LIFE (E)  £10.99
     Profile of the novelist and her literary works.
JANE AUSTEN'S SOCIETY    £10.99
     Profile of the novelist, her literary works and early 19th century society.
JANE AUSTEN'S WORKS (E)  £10.99
 
JEWEL IN THE CROWN BOX SET (15) UK 1984  MORAHAN,C/O BRIEN,J  £39.99  
     Award winning TV series.   
JUDE (15) 1996 UK     WINTERBOTTOM, MICHAEL      £17.99
     Adaptation of the Hardy novel stars Kate Winslet.     
JUNGLE BOOK (U) 1942 KORDA, ZOLTAN       £8.99 
      Alexander Korda’s critically acclaimed film.  
KIDNAPPED (PG) 1971   MANN,  DELBERT   £9.99
   Faithful  adaptation of the R.L. Stevenson novel, set in the 18th century.
LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER (18) 1981 RUSSELL, KEN       £15.99
      Adaptation of the D H Lawrence novel.  
LADY MACBETH (15) 2016 UK OLDROYD, WILLIAM  DVD - £13.99  BLU RAY - £17.99
 Adapted from Nikolai Leskov's novel. Set in the remote English countryside, unhappy teenage bride Katherine is forced to marry shady mining boss,  but she finds an escape in the form of servant Sebastian.
LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN (E) UK 1916 SILENT B/W FRED PAUL £12.99
     Early film version of the Wilde drama.
LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD - SERIES 1 (PG) UK    2008   GREENING, J.  £34.99
      Ten-part BBC adaptation of Flora Thompson's classic novel tells the story of two Oxfordshire communities at the end of the 19th century.
LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD - SERIES 2 (PG) UK    2008   GREENING, J.   £34.99
LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD - SERIES 3 (PG) UK    2010     £34.99
LARK RISE TO CANDLEFORD: SERIES 4 (PG) 2011            £19.99
   
The complete fourth season of the BBC historical drama series based on the autobiographical books by Flora Thompson.
THE LAST ACT (15) 2014   BARRY LEVINSON £15.99
  Al Pacino and Greta Gerwig star in this comedy drama adapted from Philip Roth's novel 'The Humbling'.
LAST OF THE MOHICANS (15) 1993   MANN, M.  £19.99  
      Daniel DayLewis stars in the film of James Penimore Coopers novel.   
LAYER CAKE (15) UK 2004 VAUGHN   £12.99
     Based upon JJ Connelly’s London crime novel.
LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (PG)  NUNN, TREVOR  £39.99
     Nine  hour adaptation of Dickens’ classic novel originally seen on the stages of London and Broadway.
LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (U) 1947 UK   CAVALCANTI, ALBERTO £15.99
 
   Ealing production of Charles Dickens' novel stars Cedric Hardwicke as the eponymous hero. The duplicitous scheming
 of an avaricious uncle robs Nicholas Nickleby of his rightful inheritance. In order to care for his family, Nicholas is forced to leave his schoolmaster's post, and seek his fortune as a travelling entertainer.
LIFE OF PI (PG) 2012            LEE, ANG        £19.99
      
Academy Award-winning fantasy adventure based on Yann Martel's Booker Prize-winning novel.
LINE OF BEAUTY (18) UK 2006 DIBB, SAUL   £15.99
     BBC adaptation of Alan Hollinghurst’s novel.  
LITTLE DORRIT (12) UK 2008  WALSH D/SMITH A £34.99
     Andrew Davies brings to life Dickens's powerful story in this BBC adaptation.
LITTLE DORRIT (1U) UK 1987  EDZARD, CHRISTINE £24.99
     Stars Alec Guinness and Derek Jacobi.
LITTLE DORRIT (U) UK  1988  EDZARD, CHRISTINE £24.99
     Six Hour adaptation of the Dickens novel.

LITTLE WOMEN (U) 1994 USA  ARMSTRONG, GILLIAN    £14.99 
       Classic story staring Susan Sarandon and Winona Ryder.    
LOLITA (18) 1997 USA ADRIAN LYNE     £19.99 
     Film version of the infamous Nabokov novel.      
LONELINESS OF THE LONG DISTANCE RUNNER (12) UK 1962  RICHARDSON,  TONY DVD - £19.99 
BLU RAY -  £22.99
     Alan Sillitoe's autobiographical novel about a rebellious 18-year-old living in dreary Lancashire
LONG AND THE SHORT AND THE TALL   (PG) UK 1960 LESLIE, NORMAN  £12.99
 
    Based on the  play by Willis Hall about a British patrol in Burma who are determined to kill an innocent Japanese 
prisoner in a revenge for atrocities against British prisoners
LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (PG) 1973 UK  WOOD PETER   £12.99
   
Laurence Olivier stars in this National Theatre Company production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. 
Part of the ITV 'Sunday Night Theatre' strand, the play covers one day in 1912.
LOOK BACK IN ANGER (U) UK 1989  DENCH, JUDI/Jones, david   £12.99 
     Renaissance Theatre Company’s production of the  John Osborne play.
LOOK BACK IN ANGER (PG) 1969 UK RICHARDSON, TONY  £15.99
     Richard Burton plays angry young man Jimmy Porter in Tony Richardson's screen-adaptation of John Osborne's 
 ground breaking stage play.
LOOT (15)  1970 NARIZZANO, SILVIO  £17.99
  British comedy adapted from the play by Joe Orton. Two bank robbers, Dennis (Hywel Bennett) and Hal (Roy Holder), are on the run from the police after a successful heist. Needing somewhere to hide the loot, they turn to a funeral parlour where they can stash the cash in Hal's recently-deceased mother's coffin.
LORD OF THE FLIES (PG) UK 1963 B/W  BROOK, PETER    £19.99   
      Classic film version of the book. 
LORD OF THE FLIES (15) USA 1990 HOOK, HARRY    £12.99 
     Second big screen adaptation of the Golding novel.
LORD OF THE RINGS -FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (PG) 2001  JACKSON, PETER £14.99
      Blockbuster adaptation of  Tolkien’s work.
LORD OF THE RINGS -TWO TOWERS (12) 2002    JACKSON, PETER  £14.99  
LORD OF THE RINGS - RETURN OF THE KING (12)  2003  JACKSON, PETER. £14.99
     Final chapter of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. 
LORNA DOONE (PG)    £15.99
     BBC film adaptation of R.D. Blackmore's swashbuckling romance.
LOST BETJEMAN (EX) UK 1962-4   £12.99
     Featuring the  towns: Weston-Super-Mare, Bath, Malmesbury, Marlborough, Bristol My Home, and Clevedon.
LOVE & FRIENDSHIP (U) 2016  STILLMAN, WHIT   £19.99
  Witty adaptation of Jane Austen's novella staring Kate Beckinsale  as Lady Susan, a high-class widow whose waning finances threaten her status and lifestyle.
LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE (15)  HOOPER, TOM  £15.99
     BBC adaptation of Nancy Mitford novel about three upperclass girls in 1930s England.
LOVELY BONES (12) 2009 USA    JACKSON, PETER    DVD -  £19.99  BLU RAY - £24.99
   
Drama based on the bestselling novel by Alice Sebold,  about a 14-year-old girl who was murdered in 1973 and now watches 
over her family from heaven, trying to find ways to communicate with them how to find her hidden body and solve  her murder. 
LUCKY JIM  (U)  UK  1967  BOULTING, ROY  £9.99         
      Classic adaptation of the book.
LUTHER (PG) USA 1973 GREEN, GUY    £19.99
     Stacey Keach stars in this American Film Theatre adaptation of John Osbourne’s play.
MAKING WAR HORSE (E) 2009   PHIL GRABSKY, P./BICKERSTAFF, D.      £10.99
    Channel 4 documentary following the staging by the National Theatre of the celebrated children's novel 'War Horse' by Michael Morpurgo.

MAHABHARATA (U) 1989   BROOK, PETER      £39.99 
       Based on an epic Indian tale.       
MAN IN THE IRON MASK (12) USA 1998  WALLACE,RANDALL £15.99
 
     With Gerard Depardieu, John Malkovich and Jeremy Irons.
THE MAN WHO LOVED REDHEADS (PG) 1955    FRENCH, HAROLD   £9.99
    Romantic comedy based on the stage play 'Who Is Sylvia?' by Terence Rattigan. 
MANSFIELD PARK (U) UK 1983  £24.99
     BBC adaptation of the novel by Jane Austen.
MANSFIELD PARK (15)   ROZEMA, PATRICIA  £15.99
     Stars Frances O'Connor and Lindsay Duncan.
MANSFIELD PARK (PG) UK 2007   MACDONALD, IAN £17.99
     ITV production with Billie Piper.
MASTERS OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: HERMAN MELVILLE (E) 2003    £29.99
   
Documentary exploring the life and works of Herman Melville, one of America's most renowned 19th century authors. In his novels 'Typee', 'Omoo' and 'Moby Dick', Melville demonstrates his mastery of the epic sea story, with 'Moby Dick' considered by many to be the pre-eminent American novel.
MASTERS OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: MARK TWAIN
(E) 2003    £29.99
    Documentary exploring the life and works of Mark Twain, one of America's most significant 19th century authors. Twain worked variously as an essayist, journalist, novelist and riverboat pilot, achieving literary success in 1885 with the publication of 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'.
MASTERS OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
(E) 2003    £29.99
    Documentary exploring the life and works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, one of the most significant figures in 19th century American literature. The film focuses in depth on Hawthorne's masterpiece 'The Scarlet Letter', a novel that still reflects the moral and ethical dilemmas men and women face today.
MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE (PG) UK 2003  THACKER, DAVID  £17.99
     TV adaptation.
MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE (PG) UK 2003  GILES, DAVID   £15.99
     Stars Alan Bates and Anna Massey.
MEMOIRS OF A SURVIVOR (18) 1981  GLADWELL, DAVID   £9.99
Award-winning film version of Doris Lessing’s dystopian novel staring Julie Christie.
MICKYBOY AND ME (15) UK 2004   LOANE, TERRY £15.99
     Set in a divided Belfast in 1970, this is the story of two boys whose
friendship breaks down the barriers. Based on Owen McCafferty’s play.
MIDDLEMARCH (U)  1993  PAGE, ANTHONY     £24.99
     A BBC/WGBH production dramatizing George Eliot's saga of English society at the verge of the Industrial Revolution.

MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN (12) 2012        MEHTA, DEEPA     £19.99
    Based on Salman Rushdie magic realist novel, the film is set against the backdrop of India's independence from British rule and the resulting partition of India.

LES MISÉRABLES (12A) 2012       HOOPER, TOM            £19.99
    Academy Award-winning big-screen adaptation of the stage musical based on Victor Hugo's classic novel.

LES MISERABLES (1935)/LES MISERABLES (1952) (U)         £9.99
    Two big screen versions of Victor Hugo's classic tale, set in early 19th-century France. The story follows Jean Valjean (played by Fredric March in the 1935 version, and by Michael Rennie in the 1952 film), a prisoner who breaks his parole and spends the next two decades fleeing from obsessive police inspector Javert (Charles Laughton/Robert Newton). In his quest for personal redemption, Valjean adopts Cosette (Rochelle Hudson/Debra Paget), daughter of impoverished prostitute Fantine (Florence Eldridge/Sylvia Sydney), and is eventually elected as town mayor.But it's not long before Valjean's past, in the shape of Inspector Javert, comes back to haunt him.

LES MISÉRABLES - FROM BOOK TO STAGE AND SCREEN (E) 2012    £12.99
    Documentary about Victor Hugo's classic nineteenth-century story and its subsequent adaptations to stage and screen

MISS AUSTEN REGRETS, (PG) UK 2007 LOVERING, JEREMY  £14.99
     Film of Jane Austen’s romantic life, inspired by the great writer’s own novels, letters and diaries.
MISS JULIE (15)  UK  2001 FIGGIS, MIKE £12.99  
     Based on the Strindberg play. 
MOBY DICK (PG) USA 1956  HUSTON, JOHN      £12.99
      Classic film version of this novel. 
MOBY DICK (PG) USA 1997   £14.99
     Twenty  million dollar adaptation of the Herman  Melville novel.         
MODERN MOLIÈRE: TARTUFFE(E) 2011        £29.99
 
   Modern adaptation of Molière's famous play. Aimed at mature learners, this contemporary update of the classic play is set in present day Los Angeles, but retains the key themes explored by Molière in the 17th century. The story of a religious imposter who endeavours to embezzle a wealthy man out of his wife, family and fortune is one of the most famous in the literary canon and offers a cutting critique of those who seek to profit through hypocrisy and the feigning of virtue.
MODERN MOLIÈRE: THE MISANTHROPE (E)             £29.99
  
  Modern adaptation of Molière's famous play. Aimed at mature learners, this contemporary update of the classic play is set in present day Los Angeles, but retains the key themes explored by Molière in the 17th century. The tale of a societal recluse who falls in love with a beautiful but shallow woman, the play offers a critique of the hypocrisy and injustice of the 17th century French aristocracy.

MOLL FLANDERS (18) 1996 UK      £19.99
     ITV version.
THE MONUMENTS MEN (12) 2013   CLOONEY GEORGE    £19.99
    Adaptation of Robert M. Edsel's book that follows the men tasked with saving the world's greatest works of art from the Nazis during WWII.
MOONSTONE(PG) UK  1972  RUSSELL, PADDY  £19.99 
      TV series based on the Wilkie Collins novel.
MOTHER NIGHT (15)  USA 1997  GORDON, KEITH  £14.99
     Based on the  Kurt Vonnegut novel of an American writer who reflects on his life as a double agent and perceived Nazi collaborator.
MR STINK (U) 2012        LOWNEY, DECLAN     £12.99
    Hugh Bonneville stars as the eponymous tramp who reunites a young girl's family in this TV adaptation of David Walliams' comic festive tale.

THE MUSKETEERS (12) 2013   DVD - £24.99   BLU RAY - £24.99
   
BBC drama inspired by Alexandre Dumas's novel 'The Three Musketeers'.
MY SISTER'S KEEPER (12) 2008 USA CASSAVETES,  NICK DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £24.99
 Adaptation of   Jodi Picoult novel about  13-year-old girl who was conceived by IVF in order to be a genetic match for her older sister  who has battled leukemia since childhood.

MYSTERY OF CHARLES DICKENS (PG) UK 2002  GARLAND, PETER  £17.99      
     Film of Simon Callow’s one man show at the Albery Theatre.        
NEVER LET ME GO (12) 2010    ROMANEK, MARK    £19.99
   
Writer Alex Garland adapts Kazuo Ishiguro's novel for the big screen
NICHOLAS NICKLEBY (PG) UK    £19.99 
      TV adaptation with Charles Dance.     
NO SEX PLEASE, WERE BRITISH (PG) UK 1973  OWEN, PETER    £9.99
     Based on the long-running London stage play.
NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (15) 2016   FORD , TOM   £19.99
 Thriller adapted from Austin Wright's novel. Years after leaving her first husband, Susan Morrow  receives a letter asking her to read the manuscript of his first novel. Although worried that reading the book may unearth unpleasant memories long forgotten, Susan reluctantly begins to read.
THE NORMAN CONQUESTS (12) UK 1978  £22.99   
     TV adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn’s. three interconnected plays that recount the events of a single weekend.
NORTHANGER ABBEY (PG)  UK 1986  FOSTER, GILES £15.99
     BBC drama adapted from the novel by Jane Austen.
NORTHANGER ABBEY (PG)  UK 2007   £17.99
     ITV adaptation with Felicity Jones.
OF HUMAN BONDAGE (PG) USA 1934 B/W    £12.99 
     Movie version of the Somerset Maugham’s classic novel.
OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (TBA) 1934 UK     BENTLEY, THOMAS £15.99
 
   Hay Petrie stars as the villainous Mr Quilp in this 1934 adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic novel.
OLD MAN AND THE SEA (PG) UK 1989  TAYLOR, JUD   £12.99
     Film adaptation of the  Hemingway work. 
OLIVER TWIST (U) UK 1948   LEAN, DAVID           £9.99 
      Stars Alec Guinness. 
OLIVER TWIST (PG) USA 1997   BILL, TONY.     £15.99 
     Stars Richard Dreyfuss. 
OLIVER TWIST (12)   UK   2007      £19.99
     BBC adaptation  starring Timothy Spall.       
OLIVER TWIST (PG) UK  1999 RYE, RENNY   £19.99
     Alan Bleasdale pens this original television adaptation of Dickens’ classic novel. 
OLIVER TWIST (PG) UK  2005  POLANSKI, ROMAN  £15.99 
     Stars Ben Kingsley as Fagin.
OLIVER TWIST  (PG) UK 19562 (5019322696612)  £19.99 
  Bruce Prochnik stars in this BBC  adaptation.
ON THE ROAD (15) 2012      SALLES, WALTER        £17.99
   
Brazilian director Walter Salles helms this adaptation of the iconic novel by Jack Kerouac that defined the Beat Generation.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (18) USA 1975   FOREMAN, MILOS  £12.99
     Jack Nicholson in award winning film of Ken Kesey  book.  
ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT (15) UK 1990 KIDRON, BEEBAN   £15.99
      BAFTA  Award Winning BBC drama based on the acclaimed novel by Jeanette Winterson.
ORLANDO (PG) 1992  POTTER, SALLY  £15.99
     Sally Potter's adaptation of Virginia Woolf's witty modernist novel took eight years to make it to the screen and is a meticulously crafted commentary on all things English as well as being a wonderfully romantic tale.

THE OTHER MAN (15) 2008 USA EYRE, RICHARD  £15.99
 Film adaptation of Bernhard Schlink's novel. Liam Neeson stars as a husband  looking for his missing wife when he discovers a tangled web of secrets relating to his wife and consequently finds himself forming an unusual bond with her lover.
OUR KIND OF TRAITOR (15)   2015  WHITE, SUSANNA   £19.99
 Adaptation of the novel by John le Carré starring Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris.
OUR MUTUAL FRIEND (15) UK 1976  FARINO, JULIAN      £19.99
     BBC adaptation of one of Charles Dickens’ most celebrated novels.
OUR MUTUAL FRIEND (15) UK 1998        £24.99
     BBC adaptation with Paul McGann.
OUT OF THE UNKNOWN (15) 1971 7 DISCS £69.99
   All 20 surviving episodes of the BBC sci-fi series. The collection features adaptations of stories by famous  science fiction writers and dramatists such as J.B. Priestly, Ray Bradbury, J.G.
OUT OF THIS WORLD: LITTLE LOST ROBOT (PG) 1962     £19.99
    The last surviving episode of the 1960s sci-fi series, an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's 'Little Lost Robot'
PAPILLON (18) USA 1980   SCHAFFER, FRANKLIN     £19.99 
     Dustin Hoffman and Steve McQueen in this classic escape  story.
PASSION OF AYN BAND (15) UK 1999 MENUAL, CHRISTOPHER  £9.99 
     Helen Mirren stars in the true story of the troubled life of  author Ayn Rand.
PERSUASION (U) UK 1995 MICHELL, ROGER  £19.99
     A lavish BBC production of Jane Austen's love story .
PERSUASION (U) UK 2007 SHERGOLD, ADRIAN  £17.99
     Stars Rupert Penry-Jones and Sally Hawkins.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (PG) 1925  JULIAN, RUPERT   DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
    Cinema adaptation of Gaston Leroux's novel which gave Lon Chaney his most famous role, and 
is celebrated today as one of the great classics of American silent film.
POLDARK (12) 2015       £24.99
   New adaption of the  historical novels by Winston Graham which are set in Cornwall. 
Staring Aidan Turner stars as Captain Ross Poldark
PORTERHOUSE BLUE (15) UK 19987     £19.99.
     Based on the Tom Sharpe novel. 
THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY (12) UK 1996  CAMPION, JANE  £17.99
     Jane Campion’s haunting adaptation of the Henry James novel.
THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE  (PG) USA 1946 GARNETT, TAY     £12.99
     Adaptation of the James Cain novella.  
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (PG) UK  2005  WRIGHT, JOE   £15.99
     Stars Keira Knightley. 
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (U)1995 LANGTON,SIMON  £19.99
     The bicentennial production of Jane Austen's novel is given the most lavish treatment yet, in this acclaimed television mini-series.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - HAVING A BALL (E) 2013        £19.99
    Film offer new insight into Jane Austen's novel 'Pride and Prejudice' by recreating the Netherfield ball which provides the setting for the two lead characters' first meeting. Amanda Vickery and Alastair Sooke, along with a team of professionals, put on a regency ball at Chawton House, taking into account various aspects including music, dance, food and clothing.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES (15) 2016  STEERS, BURR £19.99
 Comedy horror retelling of Jane Austen's classic based on Seth Grahame-Smith's parody novel.
PRIEST OF LOVE (15) UK 2001  MILES, CHRISTOPHER      £19.99
     Biopic of D.H. Lawrence staring Ian McKellen.
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (12) 1969 UK    NEAME,  RONALD     £16.99
   
Maggie Smith stars as the titular Edinburgh schoolmistress, a role for which she received a Best Actress Oscar.

PRIVATE PEACEFUL (12) 2012         O'CONNOR, PAT    £12.99
  
 
Coming-of-age war drama based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo. The outbreak of World War One shatters the family's rural idyll as two teenaged brothers join up, leaving behind the beautiful Molly (Alexandra Roach), with whom they are both passionately in love.
PYGMALION (U) UK 1938  HOWARD, L/ASQUITH, A   £19.99
     Film of George Bernard Shaw’s comedy of manners.
QUIET DAYS IN CLICHY (18) 1970 DENMARK  THORSEN, JENS JORGEN   £14.99
    Sexually explicit drama based on the long-banned novel by Henry Miller.
THE RAILWAY CHILDREN: YORK THEATRE ROYAL (U) 2015 CRUDEN, DAMIAN £15.99
  Stage adaptation of the novel by E. Nesbit in a live recording at the National Railway Museum in York. 
RAINBOW (15) UK 1988      RUSSELL, KEN        £19.99
     Based on the D H Lawrence novel.
A RATHER ENGLISH MARRIAGE (15) UK 1998  £12.99
     Albert Finney and Tom Courtenay star in this touching portrait  of two old crusty widowers.
REBECCA (PG) USA 1940 HITCHCOCK, ALFRED           £17.99. 
     Classic adaptation of the novel.    
REVOLUTIONARY ROAD (15) 2009 USA    MENDES, SAM   £17.99
     Emotional drama based on the 1961 novel by Richard Yates. Stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet

THE ROAD (15) USA 2009     HILLCOAT  JOHN    DVD -  £19.99     BLU RAY - £19.99
        Adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, set in  the burnt-out wasteland of a post-apocalyptic America.
ROALD DAHL'S ESIO TROT (U) 2015    WALSH, DEARBHLA    £19.99
   Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench star in this adaptation of Roald Dahl's book.
THE ROMAN SPRING OF MRS STONE (15) 2013  ACKERMAN, ROBERT ALLAN £19.99
   Helen Mirren and Anne Bancroft star in this adaptation of Tennessee Williams' love story.
ROSEWATER (15) 2014   STEWART, JON £17.99
  Biographical drama adapted from the memoirs of Iranian Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari. The film tells the story behind Bahari (Gael García Bernal)'s imprisonment by the Iranian government after an appearance on the US late-night talk show .
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD (PG) 1990 STOPPARD, TOM £19.99
 Adaptation of Stoppard’s play in which two minor characters from 'Hamlet' amble unknowingly toward their inevitable demise.
SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING (PG) UK 1960 REISZ, KAREL DVD - £19.99  BLU RAY - £22.99
 Based on the autobiographical novel by Alan Sillitoe,  Albert Finney stars as Arthur, a hardworking factory worker  
with a fiercely individualist streak and general contempt for the establishment.   
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (PG) 1982    DONNER, CLIVE        £17.99
    Anthony Andrews stars as the Scarlet Pimpernel, scourge of the French Revolution and rescuer of the aristocracy from the executioner's guillotine.
SCARLET AND BLACK (15) 1993   BOLT, BEN   £19.99
Ewan McGregor stars in this adaptation of Stendahl's classic novel. 
SCARLET PIMPERNEL  (12) UK 1999      £14.99   
     Collection of three SCARLETT PIMPERNELL films.
THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL  (E)    £15.99
    
Live performance of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, recorded at London's Greenwich
THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (3 DISC EDUCATION AND LIBRARY PACK EDITION) (E)    £59.99
  
 Live performance of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's play, recorded at London's Greenwich Theatre. An Interactive CD-Rom so a student can edit their own version of one of the scenes filmed.

SCROOGE (U) UK 1951  HURST, BRIAN D.     £12.99.
      Lively and enjoyable version.     
SCROOGED (PG) USA 1988   DONNER, RICHARD     £19.99.
     Stars Bill Murray.  
THE SEA (12) 2013 BROWN, STEPHEN £12.99
An Art historian returns to the seaside town where he used to spend summers as a youth in a bid to come to terms with the loss of his wife. Adapted from John Banville's Man Booker Prize-winning novel
SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY (PG) 2013    STILLER, BEN 
    DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £27.99
    Ben Stiller directs and stars in this reimagining of the classic James Thurber story. 
SENSE AND SENSIBILITY (U) USA 1995  LEE, ANG   £12.99
     Emma Thompson won a Oscar for her screenplay.
SENSE & SENSIBILITY (U)  BBC 2008  £19.99
     From writer Andrew Davies comes this new adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel about love and marriage.
SIGNALMAN (pg) uk 1976  WYETH, CARINA        £15.99
     BBC adaptation of the Dickens short story.   
SILAS MARNER (PG) 1985 UK £15.99
 BBC adaptation of George Eliot's novel. In 18th century England a Scrooge-like weaver named Silas Marner (Ben Kingsley) hordes his gold and steers clear of all human contact. His whole world is subsequently turned upside down when his riches are stolen and a little lost girl comes wandering into his life.

A SINGLE MAN (12A) USA 2009   FORD, TOM    DVD  - £15.99   BLU RAY - £19.99
  
 Drama based on a short story by Christopher Isherwood, a middle-aged English
professor in 1960s Los Angeles  is grieving the recent death of his long-time partner Jim. 
THE SISTERS (15) USA 2005    SEIDELMANN, ARTHUR        £9.99
    Drama based on the Chekhov play 'The Three Sisters'    
SIX PLAYS BY ALAN BENNETT: THE COMPLETE SERIES (12) £24.99
 Collection of six plays written by Alan Bennett and produced by Stephen Frears. The set consists of - 'Me! I'm Afraid of Virginia Woolf' (1978), 'Doris and Doreen' (1978), 'The Old Crowd' (1979), 'One Fine Day' (1979),  'Afternoon Off' (1979) and 'All Day On the Sands' (1979).
SMALL ISLAND (15) 2009  ALEXANDER, JOHN    £19.99
   
BBC drama based on the award-winning novel by Andrea Levy. Set in Jamaica and London in the aftermath of the Second World War.
SMILEY’S PEOPLE (15)  UK 1982 LANGTON, SIMON  £15.99
     Alec Guinness reprises his superb, definitive nuanced role as Smiley in this masterful Cold War thriller.
SNAPPER (15) 1993  FREARS, STEPHEN  £12.99
     Second part of Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown' trilogy.
SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS  (U)   1937 USA £21.99
       Disney's classic animated adaptation of the famous fairytale.

SOUTH RIDING (15) 2011            £19.99
   
Andrew Davies adapts Winifred Holtby's novel for this three-part BBC period drama set after the First World War about a  modern, forward-thinking career woman full of drive and ambition.
SPARKHOUSE  (15) UK  2002  SHEPPERD, ROBIN       £15.99
     Carol and Andrew have been in love ever since junior schooldays  but Andrew’s parents prevent their relationship from being perfect. Inspired by Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights.
THE SPOILS OF POYNTON (U) 1970 UK  SASDY, PETER   £19.99
   
Four-part BBC adaptation of the Henry James novel that follows the unseemly battle for the estate of the deceased Mr Gereth, Lord of Poynton Park.
STRINDBERG AND HIS WOMEN (E) 2010  AZZOPARDI,  ANTHONY    £24.99
 
   Produced using austere settings and understated costumes, the plays explore the familiar Strindberg themes of love, ambition, religion, friendship, trust and duty. Plays included in this collection are 'The Stronger', 'Motherlove' and 'The Pelica   

TALES OUT OF SCHOOL - FOUR PLAYS BY DAVID LELAND (18)     £24.99
   
Collection of four made-for-TV films, written by David Leland, which paint a picture of Thatcher's Britain in the early 1980s. Contains - 'Flying Into the Wind' (1982),  'Made in Britain' (1982) , 'Birth of a Nation' (1982) and  'R.H.I.N.O.' (1982).

TARNISHED ANGEL  (U)  1953   USA     SIRK, DOUGLAS  £9.99
     Drama  based on the novel ‘Pylon’ by William Faulker.
TENANT OF WILDFELL HALL (15) UK  1996   BARKER, MIKE £15.99
     A period drama based on the novel by Anne Bronte.
TESS (PG) 1979 UK   POLANSKI, ROMAN    £12.99
      Oscar wining film based on the Thomas  Hardy novel.
TESS OF THE D’UBERVILLES (PG)     1998    SHARP, IAN    £9.99
      Lavish production with Justine Waddell.
TESTAMENT OF YOUTH (12) 2015   KENT, JAMES 
   DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £24.99
  Adaptation of Vera Brittain's autobiography. With the outbreak of the First World War Brittain decides to sacrifice her studies and become a volunteer nurse on the Western Front.
TESTAMENT OF YOUTH (PG) UK 1979     ARMSTRONG,  MOIRA     £19.99
    Adaptation of Vera Brittain's autobiography. In 1913, Brittain is set to take up a place at Oxford University, but with the outbreak of the Great War  opts to become a volunteer nurse, working at the Western Front. Here Brittain witnesses the harsh realities of war first hand.
THIRD MAN (PG) 1949 B/W  UK  REED, CAROL     £19.99
     Classic Carol Reed thriller based an a Graham Greene story. 
THIRTY NINE STEPS (U) 1935 B/W UK  HITCHCOCK, ALFRED   £15.99 
      Classic film version of John Buchan’s story.    
THIS FILTHY EARTH (15)  UK 2001  KOTTING,  ANDREW £19.99 
    Unsettling drama based on the novel 'La Terre' by Emile Zola about two sisters whose lives are turned upside down by a villager bent on seizing their land.
THIS SPORTING LIFE (12) UK  1963  ANDERSON, LINDSAY £14.99
 Gritty, unblinking look at life in the coal mining region of Northern England as seen through the eyes of Frank Machin. Adapted from David Storey's novel.
THREE SISTERS (U) 1970 UK OLIVIER, LAURENCE    £15.99  
     Laurence Olivier directs this film version of Chekhov’s play.
TO HELL AND BACK (PG) 1955 USA    DRAKE, CHARLES  £15.99
 Audie Murphy, the most decorated American soldier in World War Two, stars as himself in this action-packed war drama based on his autobiography.

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (PG) 1962 USA MULLIGAN, ROBER    £19.99 
     Gregory Peck gives an Oscar winning performance.  
TOM BROWN’S SCHOOLDAYS (U) 1971  UK  DAVIES, GARETH    £24.99 
      Classic adaptation of the Thomas Hughes  novel.  
TOM BROWN’S SCHOOLDAYS (U) 2004  UK  FRY, STEPHE   £16.99 
      Stephen Fry co-stars in this TV adaptation.
TRACK 29 (18)  1988 UK NICOLAS ROEG,    £15.99
    Dennis Potter penned this psychological drama when a women meets mysterious young British hitchhiker 
Martin (Gary Oldman), and wonders if he could be the son she gave up for adoption at birth while she was still in her teens
THE TRIAL (PG) 1963 USA WELLES, ORSON £15.99
  
  Adaptation of Kafka's nightmarish novel, about a man lost in a system of intractable bureaucracy.
TRISHNA (15) 2011    WINTERBOTTOM, MICHAEL    £15.99
   
The film transposes the tragic tale of 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' to modern-day India in this loose adaptation of the Thomas Hardy classic.
UNDER MILK WOOD (15) 2015  ALLEN, KEVIN   £17.99
 Adaptation of Dylan Thomas's 1954 radio play. 
UNDER THE SKIN (15) 2013    GLAZER, JONATHAN   £19.99
    Scarlett Johansson stars in this sci-fi thriller adapted from Michel Faber's novel.
UNDER THE VOLCANO (15) 1984  HUSTON, JOHN £14.99
   Albert Finney stars in this adaptation of Malcolm Lowry's  novel, set  in the small Mexican town of Quauhnahuac in 1938.
UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS (PG) 2011        LYN,  EUROS    £19.99
    BBC remake of the 1970s period drama series of the same name, charting the exploits of one middle-class 
family and their working-class servants in the Victorian/Edwardian era.
VANITY FAIR(PG) UK 1998  MUNDEN, MARC       £19.99
     Well received costume BBC drama based on the Thackeray Novel.
VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN (12) 2015  MCGUIGAN, PAUL   
  DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £27.99
    James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe star in this sci-fi horror based on the contemporary adaptations of the 1818 novel by Mary Shelley.
VOLPONE (E)    £15.99
    
Live performance of Ben Jonson's comedy, recorded at London's Greenwich Theatre.
VOLPONE (3 DISC EDUCATION AND LIBRARY PACK EDITION) (E)    £59.99
    
Live performance of Ben Jonson's comedy, recorded at London's Greenwich Theatre. An Interactive CD-Rom 
so a student can edit their own version of one of the scenes filmed.
WALKABOUT (12) UK 1970  ROEG, NICOLAS £17.99  
     Two children are stranded in the Australian outback. Based on a novel by James Vance Marshall.      
WALLANDER: COLLECTED FILMS 1-7(15) 2005 SWEDEN    £49.99
   
Contains the  opening seven 90 minute episodes of the acclaimed Swedish crime drama series based on the novels by Henning Mankel.
WALLANDER: COLLECTED FILMS 8-13 (15) 2006 SWEDEN    £49.99
   Episodes are: 'The Photographer', 'The Container Lorry', 'The Castle Ruins', 'Blood Line', 'The Joker' and 'The Secret'.
WALLANDER: COLLECTED FILMS 14-20 (15) SWEDEN  DUE 26 SEPTEMBER 2011 £49.99
    Contains - 'The Revenge', 'The Guilt', 'The Courier', 'The Thief', 'The Cellist', 'The Priest' and 'The Leak'.
WAR AND PEACE (15) 2016 £25.99
    BBC adaptation of the literary classic.
WAR AND PEACE  (PG)  1967 RUSSIA  BONDARCHUK, SERGEI 3 DISCS    £24.99
 Oscar-winning  version of Tolstoy’s classic work.  
WAR AND PEACE (12) 2007   DORNHELM, ROBERT   £19.99
Clémence Poésy and Alessio Boni star in this dramatisation of Tolstoy's epic novel.
WAR HORSE (12) 2012 USA     SPIELBERG, STEVEN        £19.99
    Drama based on Michael Morpurgo's novel about a boy who searches for his horse after it is taken away to serve in World War I.

MAKING WAR HORSE (E) 2009       PHIL GRABSKY, P/BICKERSTAFF, D   £10.99
    Channel 4 documentary following the staging by the National Theatre of the celebrated children's novel 'War Horse' by Michael Morpurgo.

WAR OF THE WORLDS (PG) USA 1953 HASKIN, BYRON £19.99   
      Loose adaptation of H.G.Wells novel set in  1950’s USA.
WARNING TO THE CURIOUS  (PG) UK 1972 CLARK,  L. G.    £15.99 
     BBC adaptation of the M R James Ghost story. 
WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN (15) 2011 UK  RAMSAY, LYNNE    £17.99
 
   Adaptation of the bestselling novel by Lionel Shriver. Tilda Swinton stars as Eva, the afflicted and angst-ridden mother who fails to bond with her son Kevin.

WHAT MAISIE KNEW (15) 2012        MCGEHEE, S/SIEGEL, D  
    DVD - £15.99    BLU RAY - £19.99
   
Adaptation of Henry James's novel set in present day New York where six-year-old Maisie  is caught in the crossfire of her parent's tumultuous divorce.
WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD (PG) 1991  STURRIDGE, CHARLES     £12.99
    Edwardian period piece based on the EM Forster  novel.
WHISTLE AND I’LL COME TO YOU (PG) UK 1968 MILLER,  JONATHAN   £19.99
      Adaptation of the M R James story.  
WHEN EIGHT BELLS TOLL (15) 1971 PERIER, ETIENNE   £6.99 
     Based on Alistair Maclean’s story, with Anthony Hopkins.

THE WHITE QUEEN: THE COMPLETE SERIES (15) 2013        £19.99
    The complete series of the BBC drama based on the historical novels by Philippa Gregory.
WHITE TEETH (15) 2002        £19.99
TV adaptation of Zadie Smith's award-winning novel that charts the lives of two wartime friends and their families through the cultural 'melting pot' of 1970s England and into the 1990s.
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (U) 1983    HALL, MARK EDWARD     £5.99
    Animated version of Kenneth Grahame's much-loved children's tale. 
THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS WITH GRIFF RHYS JONES (E) 2012    £15.99
    Griff Rhys Jones presents this documentary about Kenneth Grahame's classic children's novel 'The Wind in the Willows' 
WINGS OF THE DOVE (15) UK 1998 SOFTLEY, IAIN  DVD ONLY £15.99
     Adaptation of the Henry James Novel staring  Helen  Bonham Carter.
WINSLOW BOY (U) UK 1948  ASQUITH, ANTHONY    £10.99
     Based on the Terrence Ratigan Play. 
WINSLOW BOY (U) UK 1999 MAMET, DAVID      £19.99
     Stars Nigel Hawthorne.  
WINTER'S BONE (15) 2010 USA            GRANIK,  DEBRA    £15.99
   
Tense thriller/drama based on the novel by Daniel Woodrell, set in the poverty-stricken backwoods of the Ozarks.
WITCHES OF EASTWICK (18) USA 1987 MILEER. GEORGE  £12.99
        Jack Nicholson leads strong cast in the film version of  John  Updike’s novel.          
WIVES AND DAUGHTERS (U) 1999 RENTON, NICHOLAS £24.99
      BBC presents Elizabeth Gaskell's timeless tale of romance in 19th-century England.
WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (12) 1966  NICHOLS, MIKE £9.99
     Adaptation of Edward Albee's controversial stage play, starring husband-and-wife Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.

WODEHOUSE PLAYHOUSE - ANSELM GETS HIS CHANCE(PG) UK 1976 £19.99
     Classic adaptations of P G Wodehouse’s short stories.
THE WOMAN IN BLACK (12) 2011    WATKINS, JAMES LOUIS         £19.99
    Supernatural drama, based on the novel by Susan Hill, in which a young lawyer finds himself battling to contain the ghost of a dead woman bent on destruction.
WOMEN IN LOVE (18) UK 1969 RUSSEL, KEN    £12.99
     Groundbreaking adaptation of Lawrence’s novel. 
WONDROUS OBLIVION (PG) UK 2003 MORRISON, PAUL  £17.99 
     Set in 1960s England a bullied young boys interest in cricket is encouraged by the  West Indian family living next door.        
WUTHERING HEIGHTS (15) 2011 UK  ARNOLD, ANDREA  £15.99
   
Andrea Arnold ('Red Road', 'Fish Tank') directs this gritty, pared-down version of Emily Brontë's classic Gothic novel.
WUTHERING HEIGHTS (12) UK 1992  DAVID  SKYNNER     £9.99  
     TV Adaptation with Orla Brady and Robert Cavanah.
WUTHERING HEIGHTS (12) UK 1992 PETER KOSMINSKY     £5.99
     Stars Juliette Binoche and Ralph Fiennes.
WUTHERING HEIGHTS (15) 2009 GIEDROYC,  COKY £19.99
     Stars Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley as the ill-fated Heathcliff and Cathy.

WUTHERING HEIGHTS (PG)   1967                £29.99
    All episodes from the 1967 BBC series staring  Ian McShane stars as Heathcliff.
THE WYVERN MYSTERY (12) 2000       PILLAI, ALEX    £12.99
  
  Film based on Sheridan Le Fanu's the classic gothic novel.

 

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