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Christopher Eccleston
Born February 16, 1964 (age 55)
Christopher Eccleston (born 16 February 1964) is an English actor. He is known for portraying the Ninth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who and Matt Jamison in the American drama series The Leftovers on HBO. He has also appeared on stage and in films such as Let Him Have It, Shallow Grave, Jude, Elizabeth, Gone in 60 Seconds, The Others, 28 Days Later, The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising... full bio
28 Days Later...
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 1h 53min
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Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary.
The Others
[2001]
 
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Movie | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 44min
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A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.
The Leftovers
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 1h
Three years after the disappearance of two percent of the global population, a group of people in a small New York community try to continue their lives while coping with the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event.
Elizabeth
[1998]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 2h 4min
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A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
Shallow Grave
[1994]
 
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Movie | Crime, Thriller | 1h 29min
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Three friends discover their new flatmate dead but loaded with cash.
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising
[2007]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1h 39min
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A boy's life is turned upside down when he learns that he is the last of a group of immortal warriors who have dedicated their lives to fighting the forces of the dark.
Where Hands Touch
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, War | 2h 2min
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A rites of passage story of a bi-racial teen struggling for survival in Nazi Germany.
Unfinished Song
[2012]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 30min
Grumpy pensioner Arthur honors his recently deceased wife's passion for performing by joining the unconventional local choir to which she used to belong, a process that helps him build bridges with his estranged son, James.
The Shadow Line
[2011]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
Detective Inspector Jonah Gabriel returns to work after a botched operation that resulted in him sustaining a near-fatal bullet wound. It may be his first day back on the job but he's soon thrown straight into an investigation to...
Jude
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 3min
A stonemason steadfastly pursues a cousin he loves. However their love is troubled as he is married to a woman who tricked him into marriage and she is married to a man she does not love.
Safe House
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 45min
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A married ex police couple are asked by a police officer and their close friend to turn their remote Guest House into a Safe House.
I Am Dina
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 5min
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In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the household servants. Dina grows up wild and unmanageable, with her only friend being the stable boy, Tomas. She summons her mother's ghost and develops a strange fascination with death as well as a passion for living... see more
Come Home
[2018]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
Greg and Marie have been married for nineteen years, when, seemingly out of the blue, Marie walks out on him and her three children - the last taboo of parenting.
The Invisible Circus
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 33min
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A teenage girl travels to Paris in the 1970s trying to find out about her sister's suicide, and falls in love with her dead sister's boyfriend.
The Borrowers
[2011]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 1h 30min
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The Borrowers are four-inch high "little people" who live under the floorboards.
A Price Above Rubies
[1998]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 57min
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About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life
Let Him Have It
[1991]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, History | 1h 55min
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In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig, a teenager with a fondness for American gangster films. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which would forever shake England's belief in capital punishment.
Lennon Naked
[2010]
 
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TV Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 1h 22min
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A profile of John Lennon in the late 1960s as the Beatles are set to fall apart.
Our Friends in the North
[1996]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 23min
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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends, Nicky, Geordie, Mary, and Tosker, from the optimistic times of 1964 to the uncertainties of 1995. Taking nine pivotal years (1964, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1987, and 1995) the personal lives of the characters become intertwined with the political struggles of their home town of Newcastle, and the capital, London. We also... see more
Blackout
[2012]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Drama, Thriller | 3h
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A council man becomes increasingly disillusioned over the years, but a heroic act gets him approval and becomes a front-runner for the mayor-ship of Manchester while trying to keep his own secrets buried.
Revengers Tragedy
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 49min
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From cult director Alex Cox (Repo Man; Sid and Nancy) comes this modernised adaptation of Thomas Middleton's celebrated play from 1607. It tells the story of a man whose wife is murdered on their wedding day and his desire to exact revenge on the murderer. Set in a post-apocalyptic Liverpool of the future, Vindici (Christopher Eccleston - Let Him have It; Elizabeth; 28 Days Later; Tv's Dr Who) returns... see more
With or Without You
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
Rosie and Vincent know each other for ten years, and are married for five. She doesn't like her job, he isn't too pleased working with her dad. They're trying to have a baby. One morning Benoit, a Frenchman and former pen pal of Rosie, whom she never met, comes to visit. Did Rosie love him? Does she love him now?
Othello
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Shakespeare's Othello retold in modern London; racial tension in the police force collides with jealousy and revenge. An officer suspects his new bride of infidelity.
Heart
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 25min
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A woman, plastered in blood, is arrested by a grave, and a tale of loss, lust and jealousy slowly unfolds.
Strumpet
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | 1h 12min
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Strayman, a spontaneous poet, is landlord to a pack of stray dogs. Unable to resist another of life's strays, he hooks up with Strumpet, a shy, homeless girl with an extraordinary gift for music.
Children in Need Special
[2005]
 
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Video | Sci-Fi, Short | 7min
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Rose must learn to accept the Doctor in his new, regenerated form.
Flesh and Blood
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 16min
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A man who was adopted at birth traces his real parents, and discovers that they have severe learning disabilities and do not know he exists.
Emily
[2013]
 
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Short Movie | Drama, Short | 12min
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EMILY puts two English characters within the framework of a stereotypically French film, deconstructing a common sexual fantasy to explore the moment two strangers meet and attempt to fill their loneliness with each others' need.
New Orleans, Mon Amour
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 18min
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A year after Hurricane Katrina, Henry, a surgeon in the affluent Garden District of New Orleans, is attempting to get his life back on track. He is remarrying his ex-wife, renovating her house and restarting his medical practice. But things begin to derail when he runs into an old flame, Hyde, a younger woman was has returned to New-Orleans to become a relief worker in the lower 9th Ward. Both want... see more
The Happiness Salesman
[2010]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 15min
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Karen is resigned to a life of suburban ennui, the dreams of her youth a distant memory. On an autumn afternoon as she struggles to get her baby to sleep she is disturbed by a door-to-door Salesman. Desperate for adult companionship she engages with the enigmatic Salesman. He claims that he can sell her something that will radically change her life; he offers Karen, an opportunity to fulfill her long... see more
Perfect Parents
[2006]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 32min
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After a violent incident in Lucy's public school, her atheist parents Stuart and Alison decide to find her a safe 'traditional' school. The only one they can afford is St. Mary of the Veil, run by nuns whose 'preference' for Catholic families is de facto exclusivity, given the waiting list. So they pose as devout, and get his murky mate Eddie to find them a priest they can 'bribe' for a parish reference... see more
Documentary | Crime, Documentary | 1h
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With hate crime on the increase across Britain and with extra tension following a series of terrorist attacks in Manchester and London cameras follow police in Manchester over a year as they investigate hate crimes.
Hearts and Minds
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h 5min
The trials and tribulations of an idealistic young teacher at a tough comprehensive school in Liverpool.
Wilderness Men
[2000]
 
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Mini Series | Biography | 49min
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Series of three drama-documentaries about great explorers.
Rachel's Dream
[1992]
 
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Short Movie | Sci-Fi, Short | 30min
Shown as part of Channel 4's Video Fantasies series, a selection of four innovative dramas deploying state-of-the-art visual and electronic effects. This was the only one of the four that had a futuristic basis. It was set perhaps a couple of decades ahead in a world being slowly drowned by technology, a world in which traffic jams are the norm instead of the exception, and where the people avoid getting... see more
RSC Live: Macbeth
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama
Fortitude
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
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Perched on the edge of the Arctic Circle, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now.
Thor: The Dark World
[2013]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 1h 52min
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When Dr. Jane Foster gets cursed with a powerful entity known as the Aether, Thor is heralded of the cosmic event known as the Convergence and the genocidal Dark Elves.
Legend
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Crime, Drama | 2h 12min
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Identical twin gangsters Ronald and Reginald Kray terrorize London during the 1960s.
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
[2009]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 58min
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An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer.
Heroes
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 45min
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Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Doctor Who
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 45min
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The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.
Gone in Sixty Seconds
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 58min
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A retired master car thief must come back to the industry and steal fifty cars with his crew in one night to save his brother's life.
eXistenZ
[1999]
 
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Movie | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h 37min
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A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
Movie | Action, Comedy, Drama | 1h 30min
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After his ninth unsuccessful attempt on his own life, a young man outsources his suicide to an ageing assassin. "If you're serious about ending it, you need professional help"
Peterloo
[2018]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 2h 34min
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The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester.
King Lear
[2018]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, History | 1h 55min
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An aging King invites disaster, when he abdicates to his corrupt, toadying daughters, and rejects his loving and honest one.
Amelia
[2009]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 1h 51min
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A look at the life of legendary American pilot Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while flying over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 in an attempt to make a flight around the world.
The Sarah Silverman Program.
[2007]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 22min
Sarah Silverman stars as Sarah Silverman, an unemployed single woman who still behaves like a child. Sarah depends in everything on her sister (played by her real sister Laura). Sarah is petty, self centered, childish, sometimes dumb and always Jewish. Other characters are her two gay neighbors (or gaybors as she calls them) and Laura's boyfriend who is a police officer.
The League of Gentlemen
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Horror | 1h
An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
The A Word
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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The Hughes family work and love and fight like every other family. Then, their youngest son is diagnosed with autism and they don't feel like every other family anymore.
Cracker
[1993]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 40min
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Dr Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald is a criminal psychologist. He is rather anti-social and obnoxious but he has a gift for solving crimes. Thus he is employed as a consultant by the Manchester Police.
Accused
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
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Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock.
The Second Coming
[2003]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 2h 24min
Steven Baxter is the Son of God, and can produce the miracles to prove it. How does the world react when he announces it has to produce a Third Testament within five days, or else it's Judgment Day?
The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz
[2015]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Game-Show
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Doctor Who Explained
[2013]
 
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TV Movie | 45min
This program unlocks everything you really need to know about the Doctor to maximize your enjoyment of the series. Whether you're a casual viewer who wants to know more or a fan who wants to brush up to test your knowledge against the experts this program provides insights from key cast and crew and ultimate fans to help you navigate the rich tapestry that is Doctor Who.
TV Movie | Talk-Show | 31min
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Peter Capaldi is introduced as Zoe Ball hosts a live celebration in which the next actor to land Doctor Who's lead role is revealed, in the company of former cast members and celebrity fans.
Lucan
[2013]
 
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TV Movie | Crime | 1h 3min
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A two-part drama about infamous aristocrat Lord Lucan, who mysteriously disappeared in 1974 after being accused of murdering his children's nanny.
Doctor Who Confidential
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 30min
Behind the scenes of the making of Doctor Who with the cast, crew and directors.
Mini Series | Comedy | 30min
Mockumentary following aging rock star Brian Pern, former front-man of the legendary 1970s progressive rock group Thotch.
Einstein's Big Idea
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Drama, History | 2h
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This docudrama examines the history of scientific discovery that lead up to Albert Einstein's famous equation E=mc2 and its aftermath in the creation of nuclear energy. This includes Faraday's discovery of electromagnetic fields; Antoine Lavoisier's discovery that mass is never lost; and Emilie du Chatelet's demonstration that Newton's calculation of the velocity of a falling object was incorrect.... see more
Doctor Who: The Companions
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 46min
As the Doctor's newest companion, Clara Oswald, steps into the TARDIS, take a look back at previous companions that have won over The Doctor's hearts in Doctor Who: The Companions. Along the way, companions past and present talk about how the show has changed their lives, and how they've never quite managed to leave the TARDIS behind.
The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 45min
When the Doctor's around, tomorrow is yesterday, yesterday is tomorrow and 18th century France is in your fireplace. Confused yet? Watch the Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who. You've already seen it in the future.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Game-Show | 2h 10min
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If you LOVE ALL BRITISH SHOWS then you'll like this ok....... otherwise.....
Hillsborough
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Sport | 1h 40min
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Drama based on the real life events of April 1989, when ninety-six Liverpool supporters were crushed to death during an F.A. Cup Semi-Final match against Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough Stadium. This movie follows three Liverpudlian families before the match, during the tragedy and at the ensuing court battles which tried to decide who was to blame and what went wrong.
TV Movie
Royal National Theatre celebrates 50 years.
The Women of Doctor Who
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 45min
Behind every great time lord there's a great woman. Whether they're busting Daleks or the Doctor's ego, the women of Doctor Who prove that you don't need testosterone to save the universe.
The Destinations of Doctor Who
[2012]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 45min
Leave the beach towel at home and take a trip to the end of the earth - literally. From the Starship UK to one very haunted hotel, you won't find the destinations of Doctor Who in any guidebook.
The Dark Side of Porn
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 1h
Boon
[1986]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h
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Ken Boon and Harry Crawford are two middle-aged ex-firemen. Harry retires and opens a hotel (The Grand Hotel), with Ken as a temporary odd-job man. During the seven seasons (1986-1992), Ken works his way up from odd-job man to private investigator, while Harry runs two hotels, a ballroom, a country club, and finally, a security firm. Over the years, they are assisted by Doreen Evans, Rocky Cassidy... see more
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 20min
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Documentary about the making of Danny Boyle's end-of-the-world style horror movie, 28 Days Later.
Clocking Off
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 55min
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Interconnected dramas about the lives of a group of workers at a Manchester textile factory, with each episode focusing on the home life of a different character.
Muse of Fire
[2013]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 23min
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Two young London actors set out together to face the greatest challenge in the world of acting - Shakespeare.
Chancer
[1990]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 55min
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A business adviser uses all means necessary to help his friends out of financial ruins. However he has a moral code. Also, his unresolved family past won't leave him alone.
Sunday
[2002]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 49min
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Sunday tells the story of an infamous day in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland and how the events of that day were subsequently covered up by the British Government of the time. On Sunday 30th January 1972 a peaceful civil rights march against internment (imprisonment without trial), organised by the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) ended with 13 marchers shot dead and 15 wounded... see more
Brian Pern: A Tribute
[2017]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 41min
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A spoof documentary paying tribute to the late rock star Brian Pern.
Anchoress
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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In fourteenth-century England, peasant girl Christine Carpenter is so attracted to a statue of the Virgin Mary that the local priest (who lusts after her) suggests she be walled up in the church as an anchoress, a holy woman with responsibility for blessing the villagers. But when the priest has Christine's mother tried as a witch, she digs herself out of her cell, a crime for which the punishment... see more
Ambulance
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
A new three-part observational documentary series revealing the dilemmas faced by the London Ambulance Service on a daily basis.
Blue Peter
[1958]
 
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TV Series | Family | 25min
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British childrens magazine program which has run since the end of the 50s. Aimed at kids from the age of about 6-14. The show has different segments where the presenters would show the viewers how to make things, how to care for your pet, and other features.
Linda Green
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 30min
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Mastermind
[1972]
 
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TV Series | Game-Show | 30min
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Dispatches
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
Channel 4's long-running, award-winning investigative current affairs documentary series. Particularly noted for its undercover reporting.
Performance
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Drama
Timeshift
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 1h
Series looking at changes in British society, employing archive footage from the BBC and other sources.
The Acting Class
[2017]
 
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Movie | 1h 17min
Christopher Eccleston, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Maxine Peake and Samuel West are among those who feature in this film talking about the barriers to success and how acting in the UkK has become dominated by the posh.
Documentary | Biography, Documentary, Music | 49min
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A documentary about Morrissey.
TV Movie | Documentary | 59min
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A live 50th anniversary celebration immediately following the broadcast of Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor (2013).
Strictly Courtroom
[2008]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 1h 29min
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A look at the portrayals of courtroom trials in film history.
'Doctor Who': A New Dimension
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 30min
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Documentary broadcast on BBC One to celebrate the new series of Doctor Who.
Great TV Mistakes
[2010]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 2h
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Documentary | Documentary | 3h
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Bible Mysteries
[2003]
 
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TV Series | History | 1h
TV Series | Talk-Show | 1h
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Religious magazine looking at topical spiritual issues and religious beliefs.
The Making of 'Elizabeth'
[1998]
 
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Documentary | Documentary, Short | 12min
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