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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too. Dir: Rob Marshall With: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane Action | Adventure | Fantasy 136 mins.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. Dir: Guy Ritchie With: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris Action | Adventure | Crime | Mystery | Thriller 129 mins.
A Little Chaos
A female landscape-gardener is awarded the esteemed assignment to construct the grand gardens at Versailles, a gilt-edged position which thrusts her to the very centre of the court of King Louis XIV. Dir: Alan Rickman With: Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci Comedy | Drama | Romance 116 mins.
The New World
The story of the English exploration of Virginia, and of the changing world and loves of Pocahontas. Dir: Terrence Malick With: Colin Farrell, Q'orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer Biography | Drama | History | Romance 135 mins.
Jack the Giant Slayer
The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for a kingdom and the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. Dir: Bryan Singer With: Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci, Ewan McGregor Adventure | Fantasy 114 mins.
The Young Victoria
A dramatization of the turbulent first years of Queen Victoria's rule, and her enduring romance with Prince Albert. Dir: Jean-Marc Vallée With: Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany Biography | Drama | History | Romance 105 mins.
The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years. With: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett Biography | Drama | History 501 mins.
The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work. Dir: Laurence Dunmore With: Johnny Depp, Samantha Morton, John Malkovich Drama 114 mins.
The idealist William Wilberforce maneuvers his way through Parliament, endeavoring to end the British transatlantic slave trade. Dir: Michael Apted With: Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Michael Gambon Biography | Drama | History | Romance 118 mins.
A Man for All Seasons
The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage. Dir: Fred Zinnemann With: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw Biography | Drama | History 120 mins.
Growing up poor in London, Becky Sharp (Witherspoon) defies her poverty-stricken background and ascends the social ladder alongside her best friend, Amelia. Dir: Mira Nair With: Reese Witherspoon, Romola Garai, James Purefoy Drama 141 mins.
The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father... With: Claire Foy, Matthew Macfadyen, Tom Courtenay Drama | Romance
A female theatre dresser creates a stir and sparks a revolution in seventeenth century London theatre by playing Desedmona in Othello. But what will become of the male actor she once worked for and eventually replaced? Dir: Richard Eyre With: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett Drama 106 mins.
(2000 TV Movie)
Against a backdrop of political and religious upheaval, a farmer falls in love with the "queen" of the notorious Doone clan --a family that he has sworn vengeance on. Dir: Mike Barker With: Neil Finnighan, Jack Baverstock, Trevor Cooper Drama | Romance 180 mins.
To Kill a King
A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I. Dir: Mike Barker With: Tim Roth, Dougray Scott, Olivia Williams Biography | Drama | History | War 102 mins.
Libidinous 15 year old English schoolgirl Lucy finds her single mother dead. They never had a good relationship, but this still unbalances her. She moves in with the family of her mother's old friend. She hates him and seduces his wife. Dir: Alastair Reid With: Diana Dors, Linda Hayden, Troy Dante Drama 93 mins.
The Six Wives of Henry VIII
With: David Starkey, Caroline Lintott, David Fleeshman Documentary | Drama | History | Romance 50 mins.
A History of Britain
(2000 TV Series)
A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles. With: Simon Schama, Michael Kitchen, Samuel West Documentary | History 60 mins.
(1982 TV Series)
BBC investigative documentary series noted for its new perspectives on historical events. Dir: Paul Bradshaw, Phil Grabsky With: Michael Praed, Simon Haslett, Ian Holm Documentary 50 mins.
(1998 TV Series)
Episode: The Spanish Armada (2000) Dir: SueAnn Fincke, Damian Weyand With: Ewan Bailey, Harry Kelsey, Colin Martin History | Mystery
Three Men in a Boat
Three London gentlemen take vacation rowing down the Thames, encountering various mishaps and misadventures along the way. Dir: Ken Annakin With: Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards, David Tomlinson Animation | Comedy | Romance United States-PASSED 84 mins.
The Worst Jobs in History
(2004 TV Series)
With: Tony Robinson, Geoffrey Abbott, Norman Blake Documentary 45 mins.
Episode: Treasure House (2004) The Tower's treasure house was built during the reign of Henry III and has since developed its own peculiar history of employment and attempted theft, the most famous of which was the failed plot of Colonel Thomas Blood in 1671. With: Sean Pertwee, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip Documentary | Biography | History 50 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.
The Tyrant King
(1968 TV Series)
Episode: Don't Walk - Run! (1968) A strange phone call and a wallet found in an old dark house lead 3 teenagers and their dog to follow a mysterious character across London. Dir: Mike Hodges With: Philip Madoc, Murray Melvin, Kim Fortune Drama 30 mins.
Royal Deaths and Diseases
Dir: Srik Narayanan With: John Guy, James Frain, Ronald Hutton Documentary
Crown and Country
(1998 TV Series)
Dir: Robin Bextor With: Edward Wessex, Philip Bosco, Yvette Cannon Documentary | History
(2003 TV Series)
Dir: Jane Cameron, Tanya Cheadle With: Carenza Lewis, Loyd Grossman, Peter Hall Documentary 70 mins.
Tales from the Royal Wardrobe
(2014 TV Movie)
Dir: Nick Gillam-Smith With: Lucy Worsley, Beatrice Behlen, Shaun Cole History
(2003 TV Series)
A series of ten programmes, each featuring three historic buildings in the UK in need of restoration... Dir: Paul Coueslant With: Griff Rhys Jones, Ptolemy Dean, Marianne Suhr Documentary 60 mins.
Lost Buildings of Britain
Dir: Ian Leese With: Simon Thurley, Stephen Deucher, Anna Keay Documentary 300 mins.
Dir: Tony Balogun With: Treva Etienne, Ilaria D'Elia, Arnaud Adam Thriller 80 mins.
Dir: Roger Thomas With: Sean Barrett, Sally Grace, Gary Martin Documentary 50 mins.
Mozart on Tour
(1989 TV Series)
With: André Previn, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg Music 57 mins.
(2000 TV Series)
Dir: David Hall With: Fred Dibnah 30 mins.
With: Queen Elizabeth II, Adrian Le Maitre, Becky Cho Documentary 7 mins.
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
With: Charlie Dimmock, Wayne Hemingway, Wesley Kerr Documentary 150 mins.
Palaces of a Queen
Filmed tour of the Royal Palaces in Great Britain. Dir: Michael Ingrams With: Michael Redgrave Documentary 76 mins.