Sign up / Log in
Brenda Blethyn
Born February 20, 1946 (age 73)
Brenda Anne Blethyn, OBE (20 February 1946) is an English actress who has worked in theatre, television and film, best known for her role in Mike Leigh's 1996 drama Secrets & Lies, and, from 2011, for the title role in the TV detective series Vera.
Blethyn has received two Academy Award nominations, two SAG Award nominations, two Emmy Award nominations and three Golden Globe Award nominations, winning... full bio
Atonement
[2007]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 2h 3min
Directed by:
Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a thirteen-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.
Pride & Prejudice
[2005]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 9min
Directed by:
Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice?
Secrets & Lies
[1996]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 2h 16min
Directed by:
A successful black woman discovers that her birth mother is a underprivileged white woman, but the woman denies it. As emotions run high, everyone's secrets are exposed.
Saving Grace
[2000]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Crime | 1h 33min
Directed by:
A small-town English widow, facing financial troubles after her husband's suicide, turns to agriculture of an illegal kind.
Vera
[2011]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
Little Voice
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 37min
Directed by:
A shy reclusive lady is convinced by an invisible entity to sing. Subsequently, she finds herself noticed by a sleazy talent agent and her talent being showcased on-stage. She also meets a kind but nervous man who becomes her best friend.
Pumpkin
[2002]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 53min
A sorority girl finds her life falling apart after she develops romantic feelings for a mentally-challenged man.
The Sleeping Dictionary
[2003]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 49min
Directed by:
John Truscott goes to Borneo to work with the Iban. He reports to Henry Bullard, who gives him a "sleeping dictionary"--one of the locals who teaches him the local language and culture. And who he gives John is Selima. And while teaching him, John finds himself attracted to her. And we says it's not allowed, both the locals and Bullard forbid him to be in a relationship with Selima. But he defies them... see more
Mary and Martha
[2013]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Two mothers lose their sons to malaria.
Lovely & Amazing
[2001]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 31min
Directed by:
Self-esteem and insecurity are at the heart of this comedy about the relationship between a mother and her three confused daughters.
Ethel & Ernest
[2016]
 
My rating
Movie | Animation, Drama, History | 1h 34min
Directed by:
This hand drawn animated film, based on the award winning graphic novel by Raymond Briggs, is an intimate and affectionate depiction of the life and times of his parents, two ordinary Londoners living through extraordinary events.
Pooh's Heffalump Movie
[2005]
 
My rating
Movie | Animation, Comedy, Family | 1h 8min
Directed by:
A heffalump is heard trumpeting in the hundred acre woods. Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, and Piglet are scared and rush to Rabbit's house for advice. Roo joins them and they all agree that heffalumps are nearby after finding a huge footprint. They decide to set out on an expedition to catch the heffalump. Roo is not allowed to come along because he is too little.
London River
[2009]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Mystery | 1h 24min
Directed by:
Two strangers come to discover the fate of their respective children in the 2005 terrorist attacks on London.
Undertaking Betty
[2002]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 34min
Directed by:
A woman, whose husband is cheating on her, and an undertaker, who has been in love with her since their childhood, decide to fake her death so they can be together.
Sonny
[2002]
 
My rating
Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 50min
Directed by:
An honorably discharged soldier returns home to New Orleans, hoping to break away from his upbringing as a trained prostitute, but his brothel-madam mother has other expectations.
On a Clear Day
[2005]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 35min
Directed by:
Frank determines to salvage his self-esteem and tackle his demons by attempting the ultimate test of endurance - swimming the English Channel.
Introducing the Dwights
[2007]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 45min
Directed by:
The shy son of an aging comedienne tries to find a balance between his demanding home life, his new girlfriend, and his mother's second chance at fame.
Blizzard
[2003]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Family | 1h 33min
Directed by:
A young girl's aunt tells her the tale of a young ice skater and an enchanted reindeer.
Girls' Night
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 42min
Directed by:
Two British best friends and in-laws Dawn and Jackie work together at a factory. When Dawn is diagnosed with a brain tumor Jackie shares $100,000 she's got from her secret lover with Dawn to fulfil her dream - a visit to Las Vegas. They buy two tickets and fly there..
Playhouse Presents
[2012]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama | 30min
Eleven stand-alone dramas.
On the Nose
[2001]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Fantasy | 1h 44min
Directed by:
A luckless gambler finally finds the secret to picking winners at the track - a head in a jar.
Night Train
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 1h 32min
Directed by:
Trains, romance, a mysterious past... Poole is an ex-con man whose cons have finally caught up with him. Unaware of his past, Alice joins him in a dramatic escape on the Orient Express.
In the Winter Dark
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 1h 32min
Directed by:
A mysterious creature is killing a farmer's livestock.
My Angel
[2011]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 30min
Directed by:
Fifteen year old Eddie's mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of food and electricity, Eddie dreams that his mother asks him to find an angel's halo so that she can be saved. Will Eddie be able to save his mother in time for Christmas?
Belonging
[2004]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
Directed by:
Middle-aged Jess Copplestone is left to look after the elderly relatives of her husband Jacob and to make a new life for herself, after he leaves her for a younger woman.
The Calling
[2009]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 49min
Directed by:
Joanna - a university student - leaves her course to become a nun.
Outside Edge
[1994]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
A comedy based around the activities and problems that 2 very different couples experience whilst running the local cricket team.
Chance in a Million
[1984]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy
Tom Chance's life is plagued by coincidences. Even his initial meeting with his beloved Alison happened by pure chance - when he went to a local pub to meet another girl (also called Alison) for a 'blind date'. As this was the same pub that Alison had arranged to meet her cousin, Tom Chesney, for the first time since they were both children, it was a coincidence waiting to happen! Tom Chance's frequent... see more
TV Movie | 3h 8min
Directed by:
Following his father's early death and the loss of possessions in France, young Henry VI comes to the throne, under the protection of the Duke of Gloucester. He is unaware that there are other claimants to the throne, Plantagenet of York and Somerset of Lancaster, whose factions will ultimately cause the Wars of the Roses. Ignorant of the schisms, Henry tries to unite them in the Hundred Years' War... see more
TV Movie | Animation, Family | 44min
Directed by:
Bob the Builder's dad comes to town and takes over the renovation of an old castle. Bob doesn't like taking a back seat and tries to tell his dad, but doesn't want to hurt his feelings.
Mysterious Creatures
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
Directed by:
A middle age couple struggle to find a diagnosis for their adult daughters erratic behaviour with tragic consequences.
A River Runs Through It
[1992]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 2h 3min
Directed by:
The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.
The Witches
[1990]
 
My rating
Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 31min
Directed by:
A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse.
Beyond the Sea
[2004]
 
My rating
Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 1h 58min
Directed by:
A swooning study of "Mack the Knife" singer Bobby Darin (Spacey) specifically, and his relationship with his wife Sandra Dee (Bosworth).
TV Series | Comedy | 22min
Created by:
A divorced mom tries to keep pace with everyone around her.
The Wild Thornberrys Movie
[2002]
 
My rating
Movie | Adventure, Animation, Family | 1h 25min
Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....
Dead Man Running
[2009]
 
My rating
Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 32min
Directed by:
A loan shark gives ex-con Nick a period of 24 hours in order to pay back the money he owes. Up against it, Nick involves his best mate on a multi-part mission in order to raise the cash before it's too late for them both.
Two Men in Town
[2014]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 2h
Directed by:
A Muslim ex-con forms a friendship with his parole officer.
RKO 281
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 26min
Directed by:
Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane (1941), despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.
Anne Frank
[2001]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Biography, Drama, War | 2h
When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist.
Yes Minister
[1980]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 1h
The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks.
Music from Another Room
[1998]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 44min
Directed by:
Music From Another Room is a romantic comedy that follows the exploits of Danny, a young man who grew up believing he was destined to marry the girl he helped deliver as a five year old boy when his mother's best friend went into emergency labor. Twenty-five years later, Danny returns to his hometown and finds the irresistible Anna Swan but she finds it easy to resist him since she is already engaged... see more
War and Peace
[2007]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Drama, History, Romance | 6h 34min
The story of five aristocratic families in Russia during the Napoleonic Wars of 1812
Daddy and Them
[2001]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 41min
Directed by:
Dark comedy where a married couple comes to the aid of a jailed uncle.
The Storyteller
[1987]
 
My rating
TV Series | Adventure, Drama, Family | 3h 45min
Created by:
An old storyteller tells European folk tales to his sarcastic dog.
Piccadilly Jim
[2005]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 37min
Directed by:
Set in the 1930s, an American with a scandalous reputation on both sides of the Atlantic must do an about-face in order to win back the woman of his dreams.
Henry Hugglemonster
[2013]
 
My rating
TV Series | Animation, Fantasy
Created by:
Directed by:
A happy young Hugglemonster named Henry goes on adventures with his friends and family. When they run into problems,Henry finds a way to save the day.
A Way of Life
[2004]
 
My rating
Movie | Drama | 1h 31min
Directed by:
At 17 LeighAnne Williams has a six month old baby to look after, with only the help of three teenage squatters who flog stolen gear to make ends meet. A neighbour (actually from Turkey) across the street becomes target to her growing paranoia that Social Services are going to take her daughter, Rebecca, away from her. Her behavior becoming increasingly desperate as her delusions over her neighbor grow... see more
Alas Smith & Jones
[1984]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 30min
Directed by:
Mel Smith and Griff Rhys-Jones present a series of short (often tasteless, always scathing) sketches about modern life and the stupidity and gullibility of those who believe in it.
The 71st Annual Academy Awards
[1999]
 
My rating
TV Special | Family
Directed by:
The Paul O'Grady Show
[2004]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 45min
Directed by:
Paul O'Grady and star guests liven up teatime with comedy and chat.
The One Show
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Series | News | 30min
A live magazine programme featuring topical stories and big name studio guests.
Rumpole of the Bailey
[1978]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.
Maigret
[1992]
 
My rating
TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
From Montmartre to the remote French countryside, Maigret encounters the dark side of the human psyche. Yet, he manages to maintain both compassion and a sense of humor as he explores the complex motives that lie behind every crime.
So Graham Norton
[1998]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 50min
Outrageous late-night talk show with celebrity guests, shocking audience confessions and bizarre internet sites.
The Buddha of Suburbia
[1993]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Comedy, Drama | 3h 42min
Directed by:
Karim's mother is English and his father is Indian. Therefore Karim has some problems with life in British society which is becoming more and more racist and intolerant; he experiences this especially when he wants to find himself a way of becoming an actor.
Between the Sheets
[2003]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 4h 55min
Directed by:
A funny, carnal story of sex, infidelity and love. Middle-aged Hazel suffers from a cold and passionless marriage, but her whole life is thrown into disarray after a revelatory sexual encounter with another much younger man; he gives her her very first orgasm.
TV Movie | Biography, Drama | 4h 42min
Directed by:
The true story of one of the richest women in America - heiress to the Woolworth fortune. She had vast wealth and seven husbands, but never found lasting love.
Shootout
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 30min
Big time producer Peter Guber and Variety's Peter Bart sit down with the biggest names in the business.
V Graham Norton
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 30min
Directed by:
Virtually the same format as "So Graham Norton" but a shorter show for a daily Monday to Friday late evening slot recorded earlier on the day of broadcast. Full of sexual innuendo, crude stories and glamorous guests.
Video | Animation, Family, Musical | 1h
Directed by:
Rabbit creates many new rules as the Mayor of the Hundred Acre Wood, leading Tigger to challenge him for mayorship and causing a Big White Line to be drawn, dividing the Wood.
The Best of 'So Graham Norton'
[2004]
 
My rating
Video | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h 29min
Directed by:
Graham Norton introduces highlights from the first three series of his Channel 4 chat show, including previously unseen footage.
Death of an Expert Witness
[1983]
 
My rating
Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 50min
When Dr. Edwin Lorrimer, a forensic scientist working at a private laboratory is found killed, Detective Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh is sent to investigate. Dalgliesh had been in the area a few months previously investigating the murder of a young woman found in an abandoned car. There are several suspects: Lorrimer's subordinate, Clifford Bradley, who despises him; the new head of the laboratory... see more
Enough Rope with Andrew Denton
[2003]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 40min
Directed by:
King Lear
[1982]
 
My rating
TV Movie | Drama | 3h
Directed by:
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 flatter the old man in return for favor, he banishes her and turns for support to his remaining daughters. But Goneril and Regan have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. In a parallel... see more
The Alan Titchmarsh Show
[2007]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
Alan Titchmarsh presents a mix of celebrity interviews, music, topical discussions and gardening features.
Remember Me?
[1997]
 
My rating
Movie | Comedy | 1h 21min
Directed by:
A domestic farce exposes the eccentricities of a "typical" middle class, suburban family who find their lives thrown into a crisis with the unexpected arrival of one of the wife's old flames.
Mel & Sue
[2015]
 
My rating
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
A daytime chat show hosted by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins.
Cinema 3
[1984]
 
My rating
TV Series | News
Mornings with Kerri-Anne
[2002]
 
My rating
TV Series | Family, Talk-Show | 2h
Kerri-Anne included a mix of lifestyle, cooking and interview segments along with advertorials and is presented in front of a live studio audience in Melbourne.
Documentary | Documentary
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards give out prestigious awards to some of America's favorite entertainers in film and television!
Arena
[1975]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary
Created by:
Wide-ranging arts programme.
Screen One
[1985]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Anthology of unconnected films of different genres.
Who Dares Wins
[1983]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy | 1h
Daring 1980s alternative comedy sketch show that helped launch the careers of a number of British comedians. Often parodies the channel it aired on. Recurring characters include Terry and Wang-Wang - a pair of swearing Pandas.
BBC2 Playhouse
[1973]
 
My rating
TV Series | Drama
Created by:
The Yellow Bird
[2001]
 
My rating
Short Movie | Drama, Short | 30min
Directed by:
A young girl escapes from the boredom of a small town existence in the 1950's.
The Frank Skinner Show
[1995]
 
My rating
TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 1h
Directed by:
A Taste of My Life
[2006]
 
My rating
TV Series | Biography, Documentary, Talk-Show | 30min
Nigel Slater interviews celebrities about their lives and the food that has affected them.
The Many Faces of...
[2010]
 
My rating
TV Series | Documentary | 1h
Follow us on:
Copyright © 2019 Noopler, Lda