Weary of her very public life in Paris, an aging courtesan takes her orphaned niece from her convent home and relocates to Monte Carlo to begin a new life. Determined to bury the past, the ... See full summary »
The series, which was set in 1970s and early 1980s Manchester, dealt with the comic complications that ensue when impoverished newly-weds Chris and Fliss Hawthorne (David Roper and Diane ... See full summary »
A British yuppie couple have a presumably idyllic existence. Yet there is one troubling factor in their lives - an eccentric, and possibly, difficult mother-in-law. Her odd behavior is ... See full summary »
This unfinished story from the television series Doctor Who (1963) was released on video with linking material from Tom Baker. When a dangerous artifact goes missing from the study of ... See full summary »
A series of short stories based on the board game of the same name, this program includes audience participation and interaction with the 'Cluedo' Presenter, as well as with the 'Cluedo' ... See full summary »
Evokative of the Roaring Twenties, "Emily" is an erotic coming-of-age film featuring meticulous period detail and music. The sharp class distinctions of British society are blurred by the ... See full summary »
One of the most interesting game shows ever, which was based on intelligent, attention, and improvisation, as well as Anthony E. Pratt's classic board game. Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock is a wealthy widow living in Arlington Grange with her step-daughter, the seductive Miss Vivienne Scarlet, and her faithful maid, Mrs. Blanche White. Every weekend, she invites her best friends over. They are Professor Peter Plum, Reverend Johnathan Green, and Colonel Michael Mustard. There will usually be someone new thrown into the mix, whom everyone will have a motive of sorts to kill. This will be a short film showed to two teams of celebrities, who will than question the suspects and try to fit together whodunit, where, and how. Than, they would make an accusation, and eventually the killer would come clean and a film showing the murder being committed would be shown. There was no actual prize for the winner save the satisfaction that they were better sleuths than the other team. Every season (and the ... Written by
Stephanie Beacham, who played Mrs. Peacock in the first series, revealed that she and Tracy-Louise Ward had to have several articles of clothing draped over them while in between scenes to protect them from the extremely cold mansion. Beacham said that in almost every scene she has at least three thermal vests under her costumes. See more »
I don't know how to tell you this mother, but Jack appears to be dead. Stone dead.
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This was a fabulous television series running from 1990 to 1993 (plus one christmas special) and starring some of the greatest and most loved British actors and actresses of all time; including June Whitfield, Joan Simms, Molly Sugden, Pam Ferris and Liz Smith as Mrs. White; and Stephanie Beacham, Kate O'Mara, Rula Lenska, Susan George and Joanna Lumley as Mrs. Peacock.
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