US soap queen Pat Bedford jets into London, intending to revive a flagging career. The last thing she needs is to be reunited on national TV with her dowdy long-lost sister Margaret. To make matters worse, a newshound with a nose for celebrity scandal is soon on the sisters' trail. Try as they might, Pat and Margaret cannot outpace their past.
As the warmhearted British dramedy concludes, sincere solicitor Peter Kingdom (Stephen Fry, Jeeves and Wooster) handles cases ranging from crop circles to blackmail to animal rights’ activism. Meanwhile his sister, Beatrice (Hermione Norris, Cold Feet), and her new baby daughter are back in Market Shipborough to wreak havoc and bring joy to Kingdom’s life, in equal measure.
St Trinian's, the infamous school for 'young ladies,' is in trouble. Despite being an old flame of its Headmistress (in a top-of-his-class comic performance by RUPERT EVERETT), the new Education Minister (COLIN FIRTH from MAMMA MIA!) is shaking things up and the school is facing financial ruin. But the rambunctious students of St Trinian's aren't going to give up without a fight.
In Series 2 of this lighthearted British dramedy, kindly solicitor Peter Kingdom (Stephen Fry, Jeeves and Wooster) deals with the fallout of his brother’s reappearance, all while representing the eccentric clients of his quaint Norfolk town.
Adapted by Peter Tabern from the award-winning novel by David Almond and set in 1960s Tyneside, this is the dark and mesmerizing tale of how Davie Hagan's life is changed forever by a mysterious stranger called Stephen Rose. Beguiled by Stephen's gift to mold clay figures and bring them to life, Davie quickly falls under his spell.
Set in the French Riviera, The Love Punch brings together Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson in a feel good romantic comedy about an estranged couple who, after having their pension stolen by a crooked businessman, must reunite to steal it back.
When a friend's body is found in a car wreck on the lonely Suffolk coast, university lecturers Loretta Lawson and Bridget Bennet believe it was no accident. A conversation with the dead woman's daughter confirms their suspicion and they uncover startling truths which threaten to make them the next victims. Janet McTeer and Imelda Staunton are the clever criminologists from a novel by Joan Smith.
Ralph Compton (Nicolas Hoult) witnesses the disintegration of his parents' marriage through adultery and alcohol set during the last gasp of the British Empire in Swaziland in 1969. When his father (Gabriel Byrne) remarries an American (Emily Watson), Ralph finds she is the only one who can truly understand his inner turmoil.
In this dark yet deliciously witty thriller, a band of adult siblings is thrown into chaos when their recently-widowed mother announces her love for a new man and family tensions quickly escalate--right up to the point of bloodshed.
Mr Harvey's class gets more than they bargained for on a school trip to Salisbury Cathedral. Meanwhile tensions are growing amongst the students. What should have been an art history lesson very quickly becomes a test of tolerance and compassion. But the students aren't the only ones learning that day; Mr Harvey realizes it's time to move on and leave the past behind.