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Gwen

Gwen

Gwen
IMDb: 5.5
84

A mysterious — and suspicious — run of ill fortune plagues a teenage girl and her mother and sister on their hillside farm in this folk story set in the…

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980

Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980
IMDb: 7.2
93

After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign…

Peterloo

Peterloo

Peterloo
IMDb: 6.5
154

A drama about the infamous 1819 Manchester massacre, which killed an estimated 18 protesters and injured up to 700.

Genre: Drama, History
Generation Gifted

Generation Gifted

Generation Gifted
TMDb: 8.0
NA min

Filmedoverthreeyearsthistwo-partdocumentaryfollowstheprogressof6brightteenagersfromdisadvantagedbackgrounds,exploringthechallengesthattheyface.

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Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit

Little Dorrit
TMDb: 7.8
30 min

Amy Dorrit spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors’ prison in London. Amy and…

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Genre: Drama
The Bisexual

The Bisexual

The Bisexual
TMDb: 5.8
N/A

Comedy series examining the life of a woman who dates both men and women.

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The Village

The Village

The Village
TMDb: 8
60 min

The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes…

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Genre: Drama
Three Girls

Three Girls

Three Girls
TMDb: 7.3
60 min

The story of three of the children who were victims in the 2012 grooming and sex trafficking case in Rochdale, for which nine men were convicted and sentenced. The drama…

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans
IMDb: 6.3
108

David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck’s novel ‘Of Mice and Men’. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny…

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
IMDb: 6.5
90

Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies. In the tyrannical court of Athens, pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young…

Hamlet

Hamlet

Hamlet
IMDb: 6.4
208

From its sell-out run at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role….

Genre: Drama
Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful
IMDb: 6.2
100

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the…

Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Svengali

Svengali

Svengali
IMDb: 5.7
90

Svengali tells the story of Dixie, a postman from South Wales, and a music fanatic. All his life he’s dreamed of discovering a great band and then one day, trawling…

Genre: Comedy, Music
The Falling

The Falling

The Falling
IMDb: 5.4
102

It’s 1969 at a strict English girls’ school where charismatic Abbie and intense and troubled Lydia are best friends. After a tragedy occurs at the school, a mysterious fainting epidemic…

Run & Jump

Run & Jump

Run & Jump
IMDb: 6.3
102

After a stroke leaves her husband disabled and fundamentally changed, a spirited Irish wife struggles to keep her family members together. All the while they are under the microscope of…

Genre: Drama
Clubbed

Clubbed

Clubbed
IMDb: 6.9
95

An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.

Funny Cow

Funny Cow

Funny Cow
IMDb: 6.6
103

A woman who has a funny bone for a backbone, Funny Cow charts the rise of a female stand-up comic who delivers tragedy and comedy in equal measure in the…

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Wonders of the Moon

Wonders of the Moon

Wonders of the Moon
IMDb: 6.3
60

Documentary which uses the latest, most detailed imagery to reveal the monthly life cycle of the moon. From Wales to Wyoming, Hong Kong to Croydon, the programme finds out how…

Genre: Documentary