With Cromwell Productions Ltd. (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Bruce (1996)

107 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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In the early 14th century, Scottish warrior and Earl Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scots, leading Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England.

Directors: Bob Carruthers, David McWhinnie | Stars: Gary Andrew, Brian Blessed, Richard Brimblecombe, Conor Chamberlain

Votes: 553

2. Macbeth (1997)

129 min | Drama

5.0
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A ruthlessly ambitious Scottish laird seizes the throne with the help of his scheming wife and a trio of witches.

Director: Jeremy Freeston | Stars: Jason Connery, Helen Baxendale, Graham McTavish, Kenneth Bryans

Votes: 204

3. Steel Tempest (2000 Video)

85 min | Action, War

4.1
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The story of a German unit during the final days of war. Combines action sequences with rare archive footage.

Directors: Bob Carruthers, David McWhinnie | Stars: Roy Cane, Graham Edwards, Keith Fredericks, Charlie Kelley

Votes: 62

4. King Lear (1999)

Not Rated | 190 min | Drama

5.9
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King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. When Cordelia, youngest and most honest, refuses to idly ... See full summary »

Directors: Brian Blessed, Tony Rotherham | Stars: Brian Blessed, Hildegard Neil, Jason Riddington, Phillipa Peak

Votes: 74

5. Chasing the Deer (1994)

97 min | History, War

5.5
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The Jacobite Rebellion of Scotland, and thirty years after the first battle, Bonnie Prince Charlie and his army make a stand at Culloden.

Director: Graham Holloway | Stars: Brian Blessed, Iain Cuthbertson, Matthew Zajac, Fish

Votes: 114

6. Line of Fire (2002– )

Documentary, History, War

7.6
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Notable battles are profiled.

Stars: Duncan Anderson, Lloyd Clark, Christopher Kent, Christopher Pugsley

Votes: 15

7. The Wars of the Roses (2002– )

Not Rated | 200 min | Documentary, History, War

6.7
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Using historically-accurate, battle-filled re-enactments and interviews with expert historians and noted authors, this documentary series brings to life the captivating true stories behind Britain's bloody civil wars.

Stars: Graham McTavish, Robert Whelan

Votes: 9

8. J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of the Rings - The Definitive Guide to the World of the Rings (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary

6.5
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Director: Robert DiNapoli | Stars: J.R.R. Tolkien, Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt

Votes: 42

9. The Legends of King Arthur (2001– )

147 min | Documentary, Biography, History

6.8
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Studying the legends of King Arthur and applying them to what we know today as fact. Opening up the "dark ages" of Great Britain and making sense of the small snippets of what has been passed down as Arthurian legends.

Stars: Nikolai Tolstoy, Richard Demarco, Ronald Hutton, Magnus

Votes: 9

10. The English Civil War (2001– )

250 min | Documentary

6.6
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Stars: Jeremy Black, Robert Whelan

Votes: 8

11. WW2 Revisited (2002 TV Movie)

150 min | Documentary

8.5
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Director: Chris Gormlie

Votes: 6

12. King Lear: A Critical Guide (1997 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Lara Lowe | Stars: Peter Balderstone, Brian Blessed, Mark Burgess, Mark Denny

13. Great Expectations (1998 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Cultural historian Dr. David Parker and Thelma Grove of the International Dickens Fellowship discuss characters, themes and the plot, as well as the importance, of Dickens's novel Great ... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Balderstone, Jennie Dempster | Stars: Gordon Cooper, Paul Curran, Thelma Grove, Gordon Hall

14. Kings and Queens of England Volume I (1993 Video)

55 min

5.7
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Director: Graham Holloway | Stars: Ian Brooker, Vanessa Comer, Kate Dunn, John Fenner

Votes: 10

15. Genius: Charles Darwin (2003 Video)

Documentary, Biography, History

6.5
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Director: Chris Gormlie | Star: Graham McTavish

Votes: 28

16. Gallipoli 1915: The Bloody Peninsula (1995)

55 min | Documentary

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The military disaster of WW1.

Director: Michael Leighton

17. Tony Iommi: The Guitar That Drives Black Sabbath (1992 Video)

Documentary

6.3
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The definitive interview with Tony Iommi. Inventor of the heavy metal guitar sound which powered Black Sabbath to world fame and inspired a host of imitators. Using his own examples, Tony ... See full summary »

Stars: Tony Iommi, Ian Gillan

Votes: 9

18. Dinosaurs Myths & Reality (1995 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Graham Holloway | Stars: Fred Applegate, David Norman

19. Great Adventurers: Ernest Shackleton - To the End of the Earth (1999 Video)

50 min | Documentary

7.0
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This is the incredible story of explorer Ernest Shackleton's heroic attempt to lead the first expedition across the last unknown continent of Antarctica in 1914-16. With historical photos ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Gormlie | Star: Michael Leighton

Votes: 7

20. Othello: A Critical Guide (1997 Video)

Documentary, Short

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The Shakespeare academics in 'Othello: A Critical Guide' are Professor Stanley Wells and Dr Russell Jackson of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon. They address, among others, ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Balderstone | Stars: Peter Balderstone, Sally Broome, Beth Cordingly, Russell Jackson

22. The Falklands War (2002 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Stars: Jonathan Booth, Tim Spicer, Margaret Thatcher

23. Julius Caesar: A Critical Guide (1997 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Peter Balderstone | Stars: Sally Broome, John Corvin, Andrew Dealtry, Patrick Kincaid

24. Great Generals of the Ancient World: Hannibal (2000 Video)

50 min | Documentary

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A true giant of military history, Hannibal forged his formidable reputation during the Punic Wars of the second century B.C. Famed for his incredible fifteen day journey across the Alps and... See full summary »

Director: Jeremy Freeston | Stars: Jock Ferguson, Bob Sessions

25. The Boer War and Other Colonial Adventures (1999 Video)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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Examines the two Boer wars that the British fought in South Africa, focusing on two epic battle of the second war.

Director: Jeremy Freeston | Star: Brian Blessed

Votes: 6

26. Celtic Legends: Scottish Legends (1999 Video)

50 min | Documentary

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The land which boasts the beauty of the Highlands, the majesty of the Central Lowlands and The Borders, and the sweeping valleys of the Clyde and Forth is rich in unique myths, legends and ... See full summary »

27. Hamlet: A Critical Guide (1997 Video)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Peter Balderstone | Stars: Jessica Allen, Peter Balderstone, John Corvin, Paul Curran

28. Murder Case Studies (1992 Video)

55 min

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Director: Graham Holloway | Stars: Ian Brooker, Judy Murdoch, Phil Reynolds, Shaw Taylor

29. Macbeth: A Critical Guide (1997 Video)

Documentary, Biography

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Director: Peter Balderstone | Stars: Helen Baxendale, Brian Blessed, Jason Connery, John Corvin

30. Kings and Queens of England Volume II (1994 Video)

55 min

6.2
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Director: Graham Holloway | Stars: Ian Brooker, Vanessa Comer, John Fenner, Simon Kirk

Votes: 5

31. Gallipoli: Death on the Beaches (2003)

55 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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British made documentary about one their greatest military debacles. Contains rarely seen battle footage, and very rare photographs. Also includes eyewitness accounts and experts on the subject.

Stars: Richard Leighton, Andrew Topping

Votes: 5

32. Naseby: Fairfax Triumphant (1995 Video)

55 min

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Director: Bob Carruthers | Stars: Ian Brooker, Lionel Digby, Jeremy Freeston, Steve Gillham

33. Campaigns of Napoleon (2001– )

300 min | Documentary

6.9
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Stars: Jeremy Black, Tim Blanning, Linda Butler, James Fowler

Votes: 8

34. Romeo and Juliet: A Critical Guide (1997 Video)

Documentary, Short

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The Shakespearean academics in 'Romeo and Juliet: A Critical Guide' address, among others, the following questions: Why has Romeo and Juliet proved such a popular play? Twin suicides - does... See full summary »

Director: Peter Balderstone | Stars: Paul Curran, Russell Jackson, Maddy Kerr, Michael Leighton


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