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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Dir: Chris Columbus With: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris Adventure | Family | Fantasy 152 mins.
Inspector George Gently
(2007 TV Series)
With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases. With: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard Crime | Drama | Mystery 89 mins.
Inspector George Gently
(2007 TV Series)
Episode: Goodbye China (2011) Gently and Bacchus look into the suspicious death of Gently's old friend and ex-snout, China. Dir: Gillies MacKinnon With: James Acton, Jay Miller, Niek Versteeg Crime | Drama | Mystery 88 mins.
Inspector George Gently
(2007 TV Series)
Episode: Gently in the Cathedral (2012) The seismic forces that displaced Gently in 1964 are once more active - and have followed him to Durham. Dir: Nicholas Renton With: Angelica Penn, Lee Armstrong, Michael Hodgson Crime | Drama | Mystery 93 mins.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks and a strange voice haunting him. Dir: Chris Columbus With: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Mystery 161 mins.
A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch. Dir: Shekhar Kapur With: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston Biography | Drama | History 124 mins.
The Virgin Queen
The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim... With: Anne-Marie Duff, Sienna Guillory, Ian Hart Biography | Drama | History | Romance 237 mins.
A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married... Dir: Michael Winterbottom With: Christopher Eccleston, Kate Winslet, Liam Cunningham Drama | Romance 123 mins.
(1971 TV Series)
Episode: Sting: A Winters Night (2009) Dir: Jim Gable With: Sting Biography | Drama | Music | Musical 90 mins.
The Man Who Cried
(1993 TV Movie)
Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick... Dir: Michael Whyte With: Ciarán Hinds, Kate Buffery, Amanda Root Drama 157 mins.
(2006 TV Movie)
A portrait of Lord Longford, a tireless British campaigner whose controversial beliefs often resulted in furious political debate and personal conflict. Dir: Tom Hooper With: Lee Boardman, Jim Broadbent, Tam Dean Burn Biography | Crime | Drama 93 mins.
(1982 TV Series)
Episode: County Durham (1988) Helicopter skyrunner Anneka Rice races against the clock to find directions to treasure at locations worked out by studio guests from cryptic clues. Dir: Chris Gage With: Anneka Rice, Kenneth Kendall, Wincey Willis Game-Show 60 mins.
The Spirit of '45
A documentary on how the spirit of unity, which buoyed Britain during the war years, carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society. Dir: Ken Loach With: Winston Churchill, Tony Benn, Aneurin Bevan Documentary | History 94 mins.
(1991 TV Series)
With: Jimmy Nail, Sammy Johnson, Denise Welch Action | Drama 50 mins.
(1999 TV Series)
Episode: The Big Build: Durham (2011) Dir: Beth Brooks With: Mark Millar Documentary 30 mins.
The Wingless Bird
On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family... With: Claire Skinner, Edward Atterton, Anne Reid Drama 180 mins.
The Tide of Life
Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men... Dir: David Wheatley With: Diana Hardcastle, Gillian Kearney, John Bowler Drama | Romance 180 mins.
(1979 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 16 January 2014 (2014) Politicians, public office-holders and celebrities face questions on topical issues from a studio audience. Dir: Rob Hopkin With: David Dimbleby, Mary Creagh, Tim Farron News | Talk-Show 60 mins.
A gritty period drama set in industrial Tyneside during World War I. Life for the McQueen family is turned upside down when daughter Bridget comes home with a black husband. With: Joe Caffrey, Dearbhla Molloy, Ian Embleton Drama 180 mins.
The Black Velvet Gown
(1991 TV Movie)
In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher... Dir: Norman Stone With: Bob Peck, Janet McTeer, Geraldine Somerville Drama
ITV Saturday Night Theatre
(1969 TV Series)
Episode: Hamlet (1970) Dir: Peter Wood With: Richard Chamberlain, Michael Redgrave, Margaret Leighton Drama 85 mins.
Rites of passage moral tale based on the award-winning novel by Piers Paul Read, about a Catholic priest who falls from grace and descends into a world of forbidden love and betrayal in 1970's London. Dir: Tom Waller With: Benedict Taylor, Michael Cashman, Oliver Stone Drama 104 mins.
The House Detectives
(1997 TV Series)
Series investigating the historical secrets of old houses. Dir: Sarah Aspinall, Sasha Bates With: Judith Miller, Juliet Morris, Dan Cruickshank 30 mins.
(1999 Short Film)
A single father prepares for a job interview while his young son, Clint, prepares sandwiches for their lunch... Dir: Tom Shankland With: Ian Hart, Adrian Coates, Willie Ross Drama 13 mins.
Charles Dickens's England
The film looks at the places Charles Dickens lived and worked and how he used them in his novels and stories. Dir: Julian Richards With: Lee Ault, Thelma Grove, Roy Hattersley Documentary 120 mins.
(2014 Short Film)
Haunted by his past, Desmond goes to extreme dark lengths in order to complete a task whilst his father is facing his final few days. Dir: Sean Usher With: Mark Clothier, James Hambleton, Luke Harper Thriller 10 mins.
Such is Life
10 stories form a tapestry of life as seen through the eyes of young people. Dir: Stephen Woods With: Caroline Adams, Juliet Adams, Matteo Addis Drama 120 mins.
When 17 year old Sarah's father commits suicide, she and her mother move to a new home in the country. Soon, Sarah realises that the house has a mysterious past and that her new start may not be as idealistic as planned. Dir: Matthew Rankcom With: Jacob Anderton, Eileen Glenton, Dennis Hewitt Horror | Thriller
Katie: My Beautiful Friends
(2011 TV Series)
Documentary series following Katie Piper as she sets up her charity, The Katie Piper Foundation, and speaks to other people who are also living with disfigurements. Dir: Ashok Prasad With: Katie Piper Documentary 60 mins.
Meet the Ancestors
(1998 TV Series)
Series which uses archaeology to shed light on history. Dir: Mike Fuller, Ian Potts With: Julian Richards, Richard Neave, Charlotte A. Roberts 30 mins.
In the Twilight
(1978 Short Film)
Adapted from a Lord Dunsany story,"In the Twilight" is set in 1910. On a beautiful summer's day, a river is crowded with boats... Dir: Digby Rumsey With: Brian Rapkin Fantasy 15 mins.
In Search of Medieval Britain
(2008 TV Series)
Episode: North (2008) Art historian Alixe Bovey follows the Gough Map, the oldest surviving road map of Britain, in search of the country as it was in the medieval era. With: Alixe Bovey Documentary | History 30 mins.
Britain's Best Buildings
(2002 TV Series)
Dir: Sally Benton, Ben McPherson With: Dan Cruickshank Documentary 60 mins.
Drama looking at how heroin addiction and the collapse of the coal mining industry affects the lives of people living in Durham. Dir: Amber Production Team, Richard Grassick With: Darren Bell, Jade Bell, Jack Bostock Drama 80 mins.
Exploring women's lives in East Durham in the aftermath of the last colliery closures and the failure of the coalfield campaign in which they had been activists. Dir: Amber Production Team With: Darren Bell, Charlie Hardwick, Brian Hogg Drama
Set in the harness racing fraternity, this feature drama explores the conflict between urban and rural values and the relationship between an estranged father and son. Dir: Amber Production Team, Richard Grassick With: Brian Hogg, Darren Bell, Mike Elliot Drama 95 mins.
The Woman Who Stops Traffic
(2008 TV Series)
Kris Murrin travels to various heavily-congested UK towns and cities with the intention of getting its citizens to go car-free for a day. Dir: Beth Brooks With: Kris Murrin Documentary 60 mins.
(2012 Short Film)
The safety of three survivors of the zombie apocalypse is put at risk by the simplest of demands... Dir: Paul Anderson With: Paul Anderson, Rowena Edwards, Carl Marshall Horror 10 mins.
8 unique tales, from the imaginations of young people. Each tale offers a surprising and dark twist. Dir: Stephen Woods With: Hayley Abbott, Jack Andrews, Ellen Archbold Drama 65 mins.
Episode: Op een haartje na (2014) Willem III reluctantly becomes king but has no real power. After his reign the royal popularity is at a low point and there is no heir. Waldemar examines Willem III while Eelco investigates the resistance against the Royal Family. Dir: Marcel Goedhart With: Eelco Bosch van Rosenthal, Waldemar Torenstra, Sien Blommers Documentary 49 mins.
Until the Morning
(2005 Short Film)
Dir: Kyle Welsh With: Daniel Harland Drama 15 mins.
The Durham Story
No history of Britain would be complete without a mention of the Durham Story. Over 1,000 years in the making... Dir: Danford Showan With: Alex Morgan Documentary 25 mins.