P'Tang Yang Kipperbang
P'Tang Yang Kipperbang

Summer 1948. Fourteen-year-old Alan has three wishes whirling in his head: the post-war world will live in peace; England’s cricketers will win the Ashes, and this summer he’ll finally kiss his classmate Ann, the girl of his secret dreams.

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Moonlighting
Moonlighting

Three Polish builders and their foreman arrive in London to renovate the home of a rich fellow Pole. The military crackdown in Poland is mirrored by a string of disasters for the builders, who have yet to learn of the turmoil back at home.

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The Gilbert and Sullivan Series

For more than 100 years the operas of Gilbert & Sullivan have played to packed audiences around the world. These two names have become synonymous with classic light opera—music that is timeless and tuneful; lyrics that are witty, scathing and memorable. Here are their 12 best-loved operas specially filmed for broadcast and home entertainment. A cast of award-winning international stars from the world of opera and comedy. perform with the prestigious London Symphony Orchestra. This collection captures all the elegance, style and inimitable humour for which these classic works have been loved and listened to the world over. "

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Enigma
Enigma

East German defector turned CIA agent Alex Holbeck is assigned to discover the names of five Soviet dissidents targeted by a ruthless KGB hit squad. Arriving in East Berlin, Alex’s cover is quickly blown and he seeks shelter with his former lover, Karen. In a deadly game of cat and mouse, Alex outwits his KGB pursuers, only to see Karen fall into the hands of the enemy.

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The Return of the Soldier
The Return of the Soldier

It is 1916. The First World War, a waking nightmare of gore and mud, is being waged in France. At home, in the calm of the English countryside, the horror of the trenches is just beginning to seep into the dreams of those who wait. As one man fights to regain his memory, three women come to terms with the shell-shocked veteran who returns from the war. BAFTA Nominee

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The Plague Dogs
The Plague Dogs

An animated adaptation of Richard Adams’ novel about a pair of dogs, Snitter and Rowf, who escape from a research laboratory and try to survive in the wild with the help of a cunning fox, The Tod. The lab director tries to keep their escape quiet, but as an increasing number of sheep are found killed, word leaks out, together with rumours that the dogs might be plague carriers.

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Secrets

Her father recently deceased, 13-year-old Louise finds a packet of condoms hidden in his Masonic case. She thinks they’re balloons, her mother thinks they are Louise’s. While Louise investigates her father’s activities as a Freemason, her mother suspects that Louise has discovered something else altogether—first love. Perched on the edge of adulthood, Louise begins to understand that her parent’s marriage was less than it seemed.

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Loophole
Loophole

Unlikely partners Mike Daniels, an expert safe cracker and failed architect Stephen Booker, prepare to extract a fortune in cash and jewels from the vault of one of London’s largest holding banks. After months of painstaking planning, it seems their plan cannot fail. Disaster, however, can come in the strangest of places and an unexpected thunderstorm alters both of their plans.

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The Bitch
The Bitch

On a Trans-Atlantic flight, pleasure-seeking divorcee Fontaine Khaled meets small time crook Nico Cantafoa who owes money to the Mob. To avoid being detained by customs he drops a stolen diamond into her pocket but loses her at the airport. Nico eventually finds a delighted Fontaine, but it doesn’t take long for her to realise that a relationship is not what he is looking for. Set against the backdrop of Fontaine’s nightclub Hobo, money and sex are the ultimate power. The Bitch is a sequel to The Stud (Quentin Masters.)

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The Far Pavillions
The Far Pavillions

Based on M.M. Kay’s enormously successful novel, The Far Pavilions is a lavish series set in the India of the British Raj. A young English officer, raised as a Hindu, is shunned both by his fellow officers and the Indians amongst whom he spent his childhood. His unhappiness deepens when a childhood sweetheart, Anjuli is forced into an arranged marriage. As the British are driven back by the mutinous Afghan rebels, Ash fears he may never live to see Anjuli again.

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The Stud
The Stud

Young, handsome, sensual Tony Blake has ambitions to acquire his own discotheque in fashionable London. While pursuing this aim, he meets the beautiful Fontaine Khaled, agrees to manage her disco, and attend to her more personal requirements at the same time. The drama of the relationship of this ill-starred couple is played out against a torturous background of international business intrigue, sexual lust and illicit love.

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The Brute
The Brute

Diane, a young wife and mother, is abused by her husband. Suddenly, his lovemaking becomes violent and strange. Forced to flee from this brutality, she takes refuge with friends only to be drawn back to her husband and his seemingly dual personality. This frightening and controversial film examines the complex and multiple causes of spousal abuse.

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Smooth Talk

“Didn’t you ever have a boy hold you close and sing to you? This boy Eddie did. And, he held me so sweetly. Oh, don’t you know how that feels? Just to be held that way?” Connie is 15 and its summer, a time of shimmering, hypnotizing heat. Romantic daydreams and distracting desires, fuelled by the persistent beat of rock music lead Connie to an uncompromising reality which ends her childhood forever.

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