After his wife Rita's fatal car accident, Dave tries to raise his four children, helped by Rita's best friend Sarah. Things get complicated when mourning gives way to romantic feelings, while his kids remain sincere priority.
Charming Brendan Block dates Miranda Cotton and gets seriously committed. But she dumps him, claiming he invaded her privacy. A few weeks later, Brendan gets engaged to Miranda's sister and... See full summary »
A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years.
The RSC puts a modern spin on Shakespeare's Hamlet in this filmed-for-television version of their stage production. The Prince of Denmark seeks vengeance after his father is murdered and his mother marries the murderer.
Bev is a downtrodden housewife who's failed her driving test eight times, having only been instructed by her impatient husband Ian. After registering with a driving school, she develops a crush on her instructor, Chris.
This wonderful series in finally on DVD for everyone to enjoy. Funny and affecting, and with a brief cameo from Spike Milligan this is one of the best mini series I have ever seen.
The best thing about this series is that it doesn't patronise, insult or caricature mental illness, but treats it as a real thing, the 'loonies' as real people and shows that not all the loonies are inside the hospital.
Yes, some of the patient's illnesses are humorous, such as Rosaline obsessively cleaning everything, but this is never taken fun of, or used as a cheap plot device and there is a heartbreaking story behind her OCD.
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