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The Judi Dench Collection. 8-PK. PBS Video. DVD. 21 Hours.
Perhaps best known today for her Britcom, As Time Goes By, Academy Award-winner Dame Judi Dench has played dozens of outstanding roles over a long career.
This collection features 10 of her very best BBC productions, including The Cherry Orchard (1962) and Talking to a Stranger (1966, four parts).
Includes radio plays With Great Pleasure; Are You Still Awake? and Amy's View.
The Mayor of Casterbridge. 3-PK. PBS Video. VHS. 6 Hours.
Veteran actor Alan Bates turns in a superior performance as Michael Henchard, a prosperous man with a dark secret, in this BBC adaptation of the classic Thomas Hardy novel. In a drunken stupor, Henchard once sold his wife at a county fair.
Years later, he is eminently respectable --until his wife and daughter turn up in his new home, Casterbridge. Co-starring Anna Massey and Anne Stallybrass.
The Mayor of Casterbridge. 3-PK. PBS Video. DVD. 6 Hours.
Veteran actor Alan Bates turns in a superior performance as Michael Henchard, a prosperous man with a dark secret, in this BBC adaptation of the classic Thomas Hardy novel.
In a drunken stupor, Henchard once sold his wife at a county fair. Years later, he is eminently respectable --until his wife and daughter turn up in his new home, Casterbridge. Co-starring Anna Massey and Anne Stallybrass.
The Magician. PBS Video. DVD. 90 Minutes.
Clive Owen stars in this suspense-filled thriller about British counterfeiters and the detectives determined to uncover their misdeeds.
Based on the true story that nearly toppled the British government, The Magician unveils the criminal masterminds who almost accomplished the impossible: flooding the market with fake currency and undermining the entire British economy. Also starring Jay Acovone.
The Life and Crimes of William Palmer. 3-PK. PBS Video. VHS. 3 Hours.
To the world he was a respectable physician, family man, and horse owner. Beneath the surface lay dark, evil side - that of a swindler and womanizer capable of almost any depravity.
Relive the shocking crimes of one of Britain's most bizarre serial killers, Dr. William Palmer, dubbed the "Prince of Poisoners".
The Legend of King Arthur. 3-PK. PBS Video. DVD. 2 Hours & 30 Minutes.
The Legend of King Arthur takes a long, thought-provoking look at the long-lost world of Camelot and its gallery of mysterious magicians, fair maidens, and gallant knights.
Using footage from Arthurian sites across Great Britain and authentic re-creations and reconstructions, the documentary explores both the real and the mythical components of a haunting tale that still captivates after more than a thousand years.
The Last Musketeer. PBS Video. DVD. 75 Minutes.
Steve McTear (Robson Green) is a man with a hidden past. A top fencer on the verge of making the British World Championship team, McTear suddenly finds himself on the run from both the police and his former associates-East End drug dealers.
With nowhere to go, he lands a job as a fencing instructor at an exclusive girls' school in the Scottish Highlands, but even there he is not safe from his enemies.
The Last King. PBS Video. DVD. 3 Hours.
The racy saga of England's King Charles II simmers with star-studded action in this lavish co-production from the A&E Network and the BBC.
From his youthful Dutch exile to his promiscuous 25-year Restoration reign, Charles personified lust, intrigue, and power, even on his deathbed, when he secretly converted to Catholicism.
Rufus Sewell, Rupert Graves, Helen McCrory, and Diana Rigg head a remarkable cast in this powerful, entertaining drama.
The Last Detective. Combo. Series 1, 2 & 3. 6-PK. PBS Video. DVD.
Detective Constable "Dangerous" Davies is nice to a fault, and the last detective his boss would assign to an important crime.
Accident-prone, rumpled, and unlucky in love, Davies (Peter Davison) still plods away, occasionally startling both his colleagues and the unlucky criminals who fall across his path.
Features seasons 1, 2 & 3 of the popular British TV series, based on the Dangerous Davies novels by Leslie Thomas.
The Mill on the Floss. PBS Video. DVD. 3 Hours & 45 Minutes.
The tragic tale of Maggie Tulliver, the miller's daughter, who defies her embittered brother in standing by the man she loves shocking the stifling society in which she lives in an attempt to pursue her blighted dreams.
Drama, romance, tragedy and humor all have a place in this most popular of George Eliot's novels.