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Hugh Quarshie
Born December 22, 1954 (age 64)
Hugh Anthony Quarshie (born 22 December 1954) is a Ghanaian-born British actor of stage, television and film. Some of his best-known roles include his appearances in the films Highlander (1986), The Church (1989), Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), and the Doctor Who episodes 'Daleks in Manhattan' and 'Evolution for the Daleks' (2007) as well as his long-running role as Ric Griffin... full bio
Holby City
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
The everyday lives, professional and personal, of the doctors, nurses and patients who find themselves, for various reasons, in the wards of the frenetic cardiac unit of Holby City General Hospital.
The Church
[1989]
 
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Movie | Horror | 1h 42min
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An old Gothic cathedral, built over a mass grave, develops strange powers which trap a number of people inside with ghosts from a 12th Century massacre seeking to resurrect an ancient demon from the bowels of the Earth.
Small Island
[2009]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 3h
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In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and goes to England. After the war, Hortense, now a qualified teacher, makes a marriage of convenience to Gilbert Joseph, paying for his passage to England on condition he sends for her. She not only hopes to see Michael... see more
Retribution
[2016]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 15min
A hardened debt-collector goes on a 24-hour rampage through London in an attempt to avenge the brutal attack on his teenage daughter.
Mini Series | Documentary | 2h 56min
The Great Rift Valley in Africa was created when the African and Arabian tectonic plates separated about 35 million years ago. This series investigates the forces that created the rift and focuses on the landscape and wildlife.
The Murder of Stephen Lawrence
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 43min
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Stephen Lawrence was a black London teenager attacked by white racists. His mother Doreen and father Neville fought to have the events properly investigated, culminating in a judicial enquiry into the events, and the inadequate investigation into the events by the Metropolitan Police, London's police force.
A Midsummer Night's Dream
[1981]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy | 1h 52min
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The adventures of four young lovers, a group of amateur actors, and their interactions with fairy inhabitants come to light in a moonlit forest.
Red Sparrow
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 20min
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Ballerina Dominika Egorova is recruited to 'Sparrow School,' a Russian intelligence service where she is forced to use her body as a weapon. Her first mission, targeting a C.I.A. agent, threatens to unravel the security of both nations.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 2h 16min
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Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to claim their old glory.
Who Do You Think You Are?
[2004]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Documentary, History | 1h
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Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history. An interesting and intelligent programme for any budding genealogists out there!
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.
Highlander
[1986]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 56min
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An immortal Scottish swordsman must confront the last of his immortal opponent, a murderously brutal barbarian who lusts for the fabled "Prize".
Red Dwarf
[1988]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 30min
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The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Wing Commander
[1999]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1h 40min
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Blair, a fighter pilot, joins an interstellar war to fight the evil Kilrathi who are trying to destroy the universe.
Nightbreed
[1990]
 
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Movie | Action, Fantasy, Horror | 1h 42min
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A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Still Star-Crossed
[2017]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 43min
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A period drama that picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet leaves off, charting the treachery, palace intrigue, and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate. Based on the book by Melinda Taub.
Arabian Nights
[2000]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 2h 55min
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To cure a prince's murderous madness, Scheherezade tells him a series of wonderous stories.
Jason and the Argonauts
[2000]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure, Fantasy | 3h
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One of the most legendary adventures in all mythology is brought to life in Jason and the Argonauts, an epic saga of good and evil. As a mere boy Jason, the heir to the kingdom of Ancient Greece, witnesses the murder of his father at the hands of his ruthless uncle, Pelias. After narrowly escaping death, Jason flees his home and returns twenty years later to reclaim the throne. Upon learning of his... see more
The Dogs of War
[1980]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 1h 42min
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Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
TV Movie | Adventure, Drama, War | 1h 38min
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Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain.
The Phantom Menace Review
[2009]
 
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Video | Comedy | 1h 9min
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A serial killer decides to dissect the critically panned Star Wars prequels to determine their TRUE flaws.
Movie | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi | 1h 35min
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A paleontologist and her husband discover a mother and baby brontosaurus in Africa, and try to protect them from a group of hunters intent on capturing the dinosaurs.
White Heat
[2012]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 1h
A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
TV Movie | Action, Adventure | 1h 33min
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MacGyver and his former college professor are first hunting some artifacts attributed to Zenon, an ancient scientist from Atlantis, and later the lost city of Atlantis itself.
Ghosted
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 42min
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'GHOSTED' tells a story of survival inside a British Prison. Jack a model prisoner, has kept his head down and done his time. After his wife confirms that she is leaving him, on the anniversary of their son's death, the only thing that keeps him from going under is the new prisoner, Paul. Jack's cell mate Ahmed, attempts to guide him on a path of salvation, a path that involves saving Paul from the... see more
The Weakest Link
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Game-Show | 45min
British general knowledge quiz show which spawned imitations around the world, notably in the USA.
To Walk with Lions
[1999]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 1h 48min
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George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, Adamson battles to keep the animals on his game reserve "Kora" from dangerous poachers.
Alas Smith & Jones
[1984]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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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 Comic Strip Presents...
[1982]
 
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TV Series | Comedy
A series of self contained TV films starring performers from London's "Comic Strip" comedy club and their friends. Noted for a high sense of parody of previous films, literature, and generally everyone in sight.
Press Gang
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Family | 30min
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A bunch of kids are to make a newspaper for the young, named "Junior Gazette". The series follows these kids both on job and in private.
Rumpole of the Bailey
[1978]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h
The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister.
Conspiracy of Silence
[2003]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 30min
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A can of worms is opened within the Irish Catholic Church following two controversial incidents, the suicide of Frank Sweeney, a parish priest and the expulsion of Daniel McLaughlin, a young trainee priest from a nearby seminary, on the grounds that he was open to the sexual advances of a male colleague. A local journalist, David Foley, is convinced that Sweeney's death and Daniel's expulsion are linked... see more
Horizon
[1964]
 
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TV Series | Documentary | 50min
Horizon is BBC Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised as the world leader in its field, it regularly wins a sweep of international science, medical and environmental film accolades, and has recently won the Royal Television Society Award and the Prix Italia. In 2002... see more
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.
The Tomorrow People
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Sci-Fi | 25min
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The Tomorrow People are the next stage of human evolution. They can teleport, communicate by telepathy, heal with the power of thought and they are unable to kill or harm any living creature. Aided by a mysterious and ancient spacecraft buried in the sand of a Pacific island, the Tomorrow People use their powers to protect the world, while trying to keep their own existence a secret for fear of ex... see more
North Square
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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A closed legal world steeped in tradition.
Mini Series | Animation, Comedy, Drama | 26min
Condensed animated adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare.
It Was an Accident
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 36min
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An ex-con gets caught in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Solomon & Sheba
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance
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Queen of Sheba goes on a secret business trip to meet king Solomon.
The Knowledge
[1979]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 29min
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Four men attempt "The Knowledge" examination to qualify as London taxi drivers.
In Deep
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Liam Ketman and Garth O'Hanlon are two undercover detectives who do whatever it takes to gather evidence against various criminal targets.
A Respectable Trade
[1998]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 1h
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Bristol in 1787 is booming, from its stinking docks to its elegant new houses. Josiah Cole (Warren Clarke), a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city. But he needs ready cash and a well-connected wife. An arranged marriage to Frances Scott (Emma Fielding) is a mutually convenient solution. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances... see more
Titus Andronicus
[1985]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Horror | 2h 48min
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Roman warrior Titus Andronicus finds himself trapped in a nightmarish cycle of vengeance, misery, and bloodshed.
Melissa
[1997]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Thriller | 5h
Behaving Badly
[1989]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 1h
Judi Dench is jilted by her husband. He goes off to marry a younger woman. His mother, however still keeps pestering the old wife,who, fed-up with the state of affairs, becomes decidedly misbehaved.
The Glam Metal Detectives
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy
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A sketch show that had the effect that you were channel surfing, with each sketch being a spoof programme on different fake channels. Regular items included Colin Corleone - a man who thought he was The Godfather, a 1950's serial 'Betty's Mad Dash', an American talk show, movie paradies, plus the eponymic Glam Metal Detectives who would fight crime and play sell-out concerts every week. You'd dip in... see more
The Afternoon Play
[2003]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | 1h
A series of individual Dramas each with a different story and cast.
She's Out
[1995]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama | 5h 6min
Dolly Rawlins has just been released from prison after serving nine years for the murder of her husband, Harry, following a robbery that she and several other women had carried out on a security van that Harry was planning to raid [see _"Widows" (1983) (mini)_ and _"Widows 2" (1985) (mini)_]. Having acquired a reputation in prison as a dominant and respected figure, and being apparently now a reformed... see more
Surgical Spirit
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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Sheila Sabatini is a brilliant surgeon, but her sharp tongue gets her into trouble with fellow consultant surgeons George Hope-Wynne and Neil Copeland. They think she's a "ghastly woman", mainly because she likes to unearth their lazy and hypocritical behavior at every opportunity. However, her best friend Joyce and her anesthetist Jonathan Haslam thinks she's marvelous. Can she make it in the hospital's... see more
Casualty @ Holby City
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 30min
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Screenplay
[1986]
 
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TV Series
The Chief
[1990]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 50min
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Focussing on the politics at the top of a typical English police force in its continual battle to solve the problems the times, in this case the fictional Eastland of East Anglia.
Give us a Break
[1983]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama
Sharma and Beyond
[1984]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 25min
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A young English teacher and aspiring author, takes his class on a trip to the home of his favourite author, Gorley Peters. While there, he meets Peter's daughter and a relationship develops.
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