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The Terrorists
[1974]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1h 29min
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A gang of hijackers led by Ray Petrie (Ian McShane) seize a British plane as it is landing in Scandinavia. Ruthless military police chief Colonel Tahlvik (Sean Connery) is assigned to rescue the plane and its passengers. But he must also deal with the problem of the British Ambassador, whose residence has been seized by a second group of terrorists.
Scoop
[2006]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 1h 36min
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An American journalism student in London scoops a big story, and begins an affair with an aristocrat as the incident unfurls.
Ali G Indahouse
[2002]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 25min
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Ali G unwittingly becomes a pawn in the Chancellor's plot to overthrow the Prime Minister of Great Britain. However, Ali is embraced by the nation as a voice of the youth, making the PM and his government more popular than ever.
The Remains of the Day
[1993]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 2h 14min
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A butler who sacrificed body and soul to service in the years leading up to World War II realizes too late how misguided his loyalty was to his lordly employer.
You Only Live Twice
[1967]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 1h 57min
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Agent 007 and the Japanese secret service ninja force must find and stop the true culprit of a series of spacejackings before nuclear war is provoked.
Vera Drake
[2004]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 2h 5min
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Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.
The 10th Kingdom
[2000]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance | 6h 57min
The 10th Kingdom is a TV mini-series starring Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Scott Cohen, and Dianne Wiest. A father and daughter are caught in a parallel universe where the great queens Snow White, Cinderella, and Little Red Riding...
Spooks
[2002]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h
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The missions of MI-5, the UK's domestic intelligence organization.
Clockwise
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 36min
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An obsessively punctual comprehensive school headmaster sets out to give an important speech at the annual Headmasters' Conference.
TV Series | Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery | 45min
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.
Yes, Prime Minister
[1986]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10.
Waterloo
[1970]
 
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Movie | Action, Biography, Drama | 2h 3min
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Facing the decline of everything he has worked to obtain, conqueror Napoleon Bonaparte and his army confront the British at the Battle of Waterloo.
Another Country
[1984]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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Based on the life of the young Guy Burgess, who would become better known as one of the Cambridge Spies.
Brothers of the Head
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music | 1h 33min
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In the 1970s a music promoter plucks Siamese twins from obscurity and grooms them into a freakish rock'n'roll act. A dark tale of sex, strangeness and rock music.
The Sight
[2000]
 
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TV Movie | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 26min
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Michael Lewis a young American architect is sent to Britain to refurbish an old London hotel. But this assignment instantly stretches beyond the ordinary as he finds himself exposed to a chain of unusual events, strange visions and frightening dreams. Lewis soon decides to use his newfound ability to help the hotel's 21 restless spirits resolve their business on Earth. In the process, he unwittingly... see more
Plenty
[1985]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 1min
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A young Englishwoman spends 20 years to make whatever kind of life for herself at the expense of others around her in post-World War 2 England.
Space Race
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Documentary, Drama | 4h
The BBC's Space Race is a documentary/drama chronicling the major events and characters in the American/Soviet space race, leading up to the first moon landing. The series concentrates on Sergei Korolev, the Soviet chief rocket designer, and Wernher von Braun, his American counterpart, as their rivalry intensifies and the pressure to be the first builds.
If Tomorrow Comes
[1986]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 5h 4min
This mini-series focuses on two people, Tracy Whitney and Jeff Stevens. In the beginning, Tracy was an innocent, who was in love and pregnant, with the son of an affluent family. She is sent to prison for a crime she didn't commit. Eventually, she got out. She then set out to get back at the people who framed her. She would try to rebuild her life but her prison record would always be a hindrance.... see more
The Sweeney
[1974]
 
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TV Series | Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama | 1h
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Jack Regan is a hard edged detective in the Flying Squad of London's Metropolitan Police. He pursues villains by methods which are underhanded and often illegal, frequently violent, and more often than not, successful.
The Ring
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 3h
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During WW II, a young German woman is separated from her family and imprisoned by the Nazis. After being freed she falls in love with and marries a German officer. When Berlin falls to the Russians, and her husband killed, she flees to America, carrying his unborn child, all the while not giving up hope that she will find her family, tied together by her mother's ring.
Sapphire & Steel
[1979]
 
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TV Series | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 30min
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A special force of interdimensional operatives protect the universe from evil forces trying to gain a foothold by disrupting the timeline. The strange energy beings are assigned to cases, when and where needed, and materialise on Earth as humans, each with specialist abilities to ascertain and then solve the problems. The mysteries encountered by Sapphire, Steel and their colleagues include people... see more
Hammer House of Horror
[1980]
 
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TV Series | Horror | 51min
This British anthology series, which was produced by England's leading exporters of horror films, told tales of haunted houses, demons, ghosts, and other supernatural wonders.
Video | Adventure | 1h 32min
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Young Indiana Jones undertakes several perilous missions for the French secret service during the Great War.
Mini Series | Romance, Sci-Fi | 4h 25min
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H.G. Wells foresaw the future in such visionary novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. On a night in London in 1946, newspaper reporter Ellen McGillivray arrives at the home of legendary literary figure, Herbert George Wells. Expecting to hear of the events and people who formed his prophetic imagination, she is informed of a world in which known scientific boundaries no longer exist... see more
Gentlemen Don't Eat Poets
[1995]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Horror | 1h 39min
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Sir Hugo is more interested in reconstructing dinosaur bones than in paying attention to his wife, Lady Harriet. He's not thrilled when daughter Cleo brings home her betrothed, Sidney, who aspires to be a poet. The new butler, Fledge, provides Lady Harriet with the attention she's been missing and then seduces Sidney. Did he have a role in Sidney's disappearance as well?
Secret Army
[1977]
 
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TV Series | Drama, War | 50min
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In this series, inspired by real events during World War II, the kind, intelligent and worrisome Albert Foiret runs both a café, which is the only notable public house in a small Belgian town, where locals therefore naturally mix with the Nazi occupation forces, and a just as publicity-shy (even his bed-ridden wife knows nothing) network of the Belgian resistance, devoted to the evacuation of shot-down... see more
Clarissa
[1991]
 
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TV Series | History | 2h 36min
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A virtuous young woman is oppressed by her ambitious family and a rake who's becomes obsessed with her.
S*P*Y*S
[1974]
 
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Movie | Action, Comedy | 1h 27min
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In 1974, flanked by such filmic monuments to paranoia and corruption as Chinatown and The Parallax View, Elliott Gould and Donald Sutherland tried to re-create the screwball nonchalance of their earlier M*A*S*H performances in this lightweight spy spoof, directed by Irvin Kershner. Gould and Sutherland play two CIA agents-Griff and Bruland-who are marked for death by their own agency after botching... see more
Natural World
[1983]
 
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TV Series | Documentary
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Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.
Code Name: Wolverine
[1996]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 1h 36min
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Jesus said let there be light so it was lit
Mother Love
[1989]
 
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Mini Series | 3h 40min
A British yuppie couple have a presumably idyllic existence. Yet there is one troubling factor in their lives - an eccentric, and possibly, difficult mother-in-law. Her odd behavior is confirmed in a series of incidents involving her ex-husband, a concert musician, and her ex-husband's new wife, an artist. Flashbacks reveal bits of her troubled past. Little by little, the young couple's life begins... see more
Escape to Nowhere
[1973]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 57min
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Who is Anton Haliakov, who has just been abducted by the M.I.5 in London? A Soviet scientist apparently. But sixteen years before the man had another identity, Clément Tibère, and another nationality, French. So what led him to become Russian and to change identity? And why are the British secret services interested in him?
TV Series | Comedy, Music | 30min
Zany antics and sketches by the anarchic camp comic.
Lillie
[1978]
 
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Mini Series | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 52min
Lillie Langtry, trapped in a loveless marriage, takes full advantage of her beauty, attracting many lovers and admirers including the Prince of Wales and Oscar Wilde. As her husband slowly drinks himself to death, Lillie embarks upon a sensational career as a somewhat talented yet beautiful actress in Britain and the United States. Throughout her life she attracts rich and sometimes brutal lovers,... see more
A Man Called Sarge
[1990]
 
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Movie | Comedy, War | 1h 28min
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In the midst of WWII, a group of half-witted soldiers led by a slightly smarter sergeant, battle the Germans and especially Von Kraut in the desert.
Thriller
[1973]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 5min
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.
Edward the King
[1975]
 
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TV Series | Biography, Drama, History | 50min
The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist.
Blott on the Landscape
[1985]
 
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Mini Series | Comedy | 5h
Bawdy adaption of Tom Sharpe's comic tale. A landowning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home.
When the Boat Comes In
[1976]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 50min
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Set in Gallowshields on Tyneside between the 2 World Wars, this story follows the life of ex-sergeant Jack Ford and the Seaton family as they deal with the aftermath of the Great War, the Great 1920s Depression and trade union activists.
Heartless
[2005]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 33min
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CI5: The New Professionals
[1998]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime | 50min
CI5, the British squad formed by George Cowley to combat 'anarchy, acts of terror, crimes against the public', has developed into an international force with operatives hired from around the world by the 1990s. With connections to the FBI, CIA and other law-enforcement agencies, CI5 operates outside borders with a group of specialists under a similar brief.
Home to Roost
[1985]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 50min
John Thaw is Henry Willows, a middle-aged man in middle-management who has been divorced from his wife for seven years and is perfectly happy with the arrangement. Apart from his prudish and pernickety daily cleaner, Enid (Elizabeth Bennett), he's alone - and revels in his hard-won solitude. However, Henry's serenity is shattered when, out of the blue, his eldest child, Matthew (Reece Dinsdale), turns... see more
Mini Series | 3h
When one of the members of the Bellona Club passes away, Lord Wimsey is brought in to determine the time of death for testamentary purposes.
Jason King
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Action, Adventure | 1h
This spin-off from the earlier "Department S" continued the adventures of hedonistic, womanizing dandy Jason King. After leaving Department S, Jason settled down to a full-time career of writing (trashy) Mark Caine novels. He philandered his way around the world, doing research for his stories and tripping over a variety of odd--often verging on surreal--cases, usually involving beautiful women. He... see more
Play for Today
[1970]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Drama | 1h 15min
A British television anthology drama series that aired on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.
Memed My Hawk
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 50min
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In 1920s Turkey, young peasant Memed elopes with beautiful Hatche who was promised in an arranged marriage to the local potentate Abdi Aga's son and later joins a group of bandits.
Before Winter Comes
[1969]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, War | 1h 43min
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After WW2, in an Austrian camp for displaced persons, an interpreter mediates between the British and the Soviets regarding the fate of various refugees.
Movie | Adventure, Biography, Drama | 2h 7min
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In the midst of a war between Venice and Genoa, Marco Polo, a citizen of Venice, is imprisoned by the inquisition and is charged with heresy.The Genoans, whose real interest is seizing control over Venice's lucrative trade routes, use Polo as a pawn and under cover of the inquisition, extract from him a confession that will convince the pope to declare a papal interdiction on Venice.The Venetians call... see more
The Baron
[1966]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 49min
Stories of an antique dealer who is really an undercover agent.
Hello-Goodbye
[1970]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 47min
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Harry England, a British car salesman on a trip to France meets a Baroness when her Rolls-Royce Breaks down. They spend a few days together and become lovers before she disappers one night, but Harry does not know her surname. The Baron then hires Harry to teach his teenage son about cars on their country estate. Harry discovers the Baroness again and their affair continues. Harry falls in love and... see more
Diana
[1984]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 55min
Series follows the very different lives of Jan Leigh, a poor but studious young country lad and Diana Gayelorde-Sutton, the equally single minded daughter of a rich landowner, from the 1920s through to post-war Britain.
Smuga cienia
[1976]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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From Joseph Conrad's great novel comes the story of a young seaman trying to helm a damaged boat to Singapore and dealing with many unfortunate events. While on command of the situation, he also devotes himself to help his failing crew and some of the boat's many passengers, some of them who are in poor health conditions.
Nanny
[1981]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 50min
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Strangers and Brothers
[1984]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 55min
As WWII looms in Europe, an ambitious young English lawyer embarks on his tempestuous career-and even stormier romantic life.
Moving Story
[1994]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 1h
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Comedy drama centred around a group of removal men, and their mishaps as they move the contents of people's houses to their new homes. A spin-off by Jack Rosenthal from his film The Chain (1984).
Mr. Palfrey of Westminster
[1984]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
Manhunt
[1969]
 
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TV Series | Drama, War | 1h
An Age of Kings
[1960]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
A linking together of Shakespeare's history plays chronicling the rise and fall of monarchs over the 86 years between Richard II and Richard III.
BBC2 Playhouse
[1973]
 
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TV Series | Drama
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Espionage
[1963]
 
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TV Series | Drama, War | 48min
An anthology series telling different and unrelated stories of espionage set in many countries and historical periods.
The Ugliest Girl in Town
[1968]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
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The misadventures of a man disguised as a female model in London, UK to be with a woman he loves.
The Brothers
[1972]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 50min
Robert Hammond died while "doing the deed" with his secretary/mistress Jennifer. His 3 sons Edward, Brian and David inherit the family trucking company and try to run it.
The Breaking of Bumbo
[1970]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 29min
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The hilarious adventures of young Bumbo Bailey, who enlists in the Brigade of Guards and is based in the prestigious Wellington Barracks in London in the Swinging Sixties. He regards his social life as important as his military.
Bodyguards
[1996]
 
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TV Series | Action
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An elite group of British bodyguards guard vulnerable VIPs against threats.
The Winter's Tale
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 50min
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William Shakespeare's play as performed by the Barbican Theater in 1999.
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