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Rupert Penry-Jones
Born September 22, 1970 (age 48)
Rupert William Penry-Jones (born 22 September 1970) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Adam Carter in the BBC One spy drama series Spooks, Clive Reader QC in the BBC One legal drama Silk, policeman DI Joseph Chandler in the ITV murder mystery series Whitechapel, and Mr. Quinlan in the FX horror series The Strain.
Whitechapel
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 3h
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A fast-tracked inspector, a hardened detective sergeant, and an expert in historical homicides investigate modern crimes with connections to the past in the Whitechapel district of London.
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.
Treasure Island
[2012]
 
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TV Movie | Adventure | 1h 27min
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Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew.
Silk
[2011]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
A six-part series about life at the Bar, the dilemmas and problems that modern day barristers have to face, and what it means to become a silk.
Crown for Christmas
[2015]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 26min
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After getting fired from her job as a maid at a ritzy New York hotel, Allie reluctantly accepts a temp gig as the governess to a young girl who is part of a powerful family in Europe that lives in an actual castle.
Vita & Virginia
[2018]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Romance | 1h 50min
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It's the fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.
The 39 Steps
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 30min
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Richard Hannay, a mining engineer on holiday from the African colonies, finds London socialite life terribly dull. Yet it's more then he bargained for when secret agent, Scudder, bursts into his room and entrusts him a coded notebook with map, concerning the impending start of World War I. In no time both German agents and the British law are chasing him, ruthlessly coveting the Roman numerals code... see more
Virtual Sexuality
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 32min
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A frustrated teenage girl creates her perfect man in a virtual reality machine and in a freak accident gives him life with hilarious results!
Cambridge Spies
[2003]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, History | 3h 55min
The true story of a group of Cambridge University Students who are recruited to spy for the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.
Joe's Palace
[2007]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 48min
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A drama centered on the relationship between Elliot, a strange and wealthy Londoner, and Joe, a teenager who takes care of an empty house Elliot owns.
TV Movie | Drama | 1h 27min
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A documentary on the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa in the Sunda Strait of Indonesia, bringing tsunamis, rains of pumice and ash, and a deadly flow of hot steam, sulfuric acid, and ash. More than 36,000 died; survivors had bad burns.
The Last Weekend
[2012]
 
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Mini Series | Thriller | 3h
Set over a long weekend in East Anglia, a surprise phone call from an old university friend, invites Ian and his wife for a few days by the sea. Their hosts, Ollie and Daisy, are a golden couple, and the scene is set for sunlit relaxation. Dangerous tensions quickly emerge from within the stifling atmosphere of a remote cottage in the hottest days of summer. Ominous revelations from Ian's past slowly... see more
Burn Up
[2008]
 
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Mini Series | Drama
An oil industrialist, an environmental activist and a politician are in conflict in this drama set around a summit on climate change.
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.
Stan Lee's Lucky Man
[2016]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1h
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From the mind of comic book legend Stan Lee comes a bold new action crime series about a brilliant but flawed police officer with the power to control luck.
The Great British Baking Show
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Reality-TV | 1h
Bakers attempt three challenges each week trying to impress the judges enough to go through to the next round and eventually are crowned Britain's best amateur baker.
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!
Black Sails
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Drama | 56min
Follows Captain Flint and his pirates twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island."
Match Point
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 2h 4min
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At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for an actress who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.
The Strain
[2014]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 43min
A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.
Red Tails
[2012]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 2h 5min
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A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.
A Little Chaos
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 52min
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Two talented landscape artists become romantically entangled while building a garden in King Louis XIV's palace at Versailles.
The Four Feathers
[2002]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 2h 12min
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A British officer resigns his post just before battle and subsequently receives four white feathers from his friends and fiancee as symbols of what they believe to be his cowardice.
Agatha Christie's Poirot
[1989]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 40min
The cases of eccentric but sharp Belgian detective Hercule Poirot.
Persuasion
[2007]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 33min
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Royal Navy captain Wentworth was haughtily turned down eight years ago as suitor of pompous baronet Sir Walter Elliot's daughter Anne, despite true love. Now he visits their former seaside country estate, rented by his brother-in-law, admiral Croft, so the financially stressed baronet can afford a fashionable, cheaper residence in trendy Bath. First the former lovers meet again on the estate, where... see more
Absolutely Fabulous
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 45min
The wild misadventures of Edina Monsoon and her best friend Patsy Stone, who live in a near-constant haze of drugged, drunken selfishness.
Charlotte Gray
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 2h 1min
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A young Scottish woman joins the French Resistance during World War II to rescue her Royal Air Force boyfriend who is lost in France.
Hilary and Jackie
[1998]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, Music | 2h 1min
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The tragic story of world renowned classic cellist Jacqueline du Pré, as told from the point of view of her sister, flautist Hilary du Pré-Finzi.
Still Crazy
[1998]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 35min
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"Strange Fruit" had everything that makes a legendary rockband: Money, Fame, Success, Groupies, a Singer who died of drugs and even a divine ending, when lightning struck the stage during an open-air. Twenty years later, all band members are minding their own businesses, the idea of a band reunion is brought up by, well, public request. Tony, the former keyboard player, sets out only to find his former... see more
Black Beauty
[1994]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Drama, Family | 1h 28min
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The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Bent
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Romance | 1h 45min
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Max is gay and as such is sent to Dachau concentration camp under the Nazi regime. He tries to deny he is gay and gets a yellow label (the one for Jews) instead of pink (the one for gays). In camp he falls in love with his fellow prisoner Horst, who wears his pink label with pride.
Casanova
[2005]
 
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Mini Series | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 2h 54min
After a life spent seeking pleasure and decadence, Casanova seeks his one true love, Henriette.
Cold Comfort Farm
[1995]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 35min
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In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the gloomy farm is completely around the twist, but Flora tries to sort everything out...
Fatherland
[1994]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi | 1h 46min
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Fictional historical account of what might have happened if Adolf Hitler had won the Second World War. Germany has corralled all European countries into a single state called Germania, and continues fighting against the Soviet Union. It is now 1964 and Germany's war crimes against the Jews have so far been kept a secret. Germany believes that an alliance with the United States would finally beat the... see more
Jane Eyre
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 48min
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Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem to happen between the two leads in this version.
Life in Squares
[2015]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 2h 51min
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An intimate and emotional drama for BBC Two about the revolutionary Bloomsbury group.
French and Saunders
[1987]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders. Each episode would feature satire on British life, television, and parodies on big box office films such as Batman Forever and Pulp Fiction. The duo also invited notable Brits such as Patsy Kensit, Lulu, and Kate Moss.
The Tribe
[1998]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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Property developer Jamie has to evict some weird, post-modern hippies from a building. But they slowly drag him into their dark underworld of bizarre rituals and dangerous liaisons.
Cold Lazarus
[1996]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 5h
Dr. Emma Porlock and her colleagues, attempting to unlock the secrets of human memory for the Masdon drug empire, get a cryogenically stored 400-year-old human head to project its memories through virtual reality displays. But Porlock and her team are chronically under-funded, and she may have to go around Masdon to a media sleaze merchant to get the money she needs to maintain the project. But an... see more
The Moth
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | 2h 32min
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Set in 1913 Northumbria, England, the story is about Robert Bradley, a strong-willed young worker at a Jarrow shipyard, who arrives home one day to find that his father has died. At the funeral he meets his father's estranged brother, his uncle John Bradley, and his wife Alice who offer Robert a new home and a place in his uncle's carpentry workshop. Robert accepts and after a few weeks at his new... see more
The Prince of Hearts
[1997]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 29min
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The Queen's youngest son is off to university, mainly because "I'm hopeless at anything else". Barry, his new bodyguard, has no time for the royal family and left school at fifteen. He certainly didn't volunteer for this job, and is damned if he's going to enjoy it. Yet he can't help liking the hopelessly unworldly young prince, at least, until they both set their eyes on the new American student!
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
North Square
[2000]
 
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TV Series | Drama | 1h
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A closed legal world steeped in tradition.
The Great British Menu
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Reality-TV
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Top British chefs compete against each other and are scored by a panel of acclaimed judges for the chance to cook one course of a four course banquet.
Masterpiece Classic
[1971]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Romance
An anthology drama series featuring primarily British productions.
Food of Love
[1997]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 45min
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A group of ex-university students reunite to perform a Shakespeare play in a quaint English village.
Soccer Aid
[2006]
 
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Mini Series | Sport
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Soccer Aid is a Charity Football event which takes place every two years at Old Trafford. Two teams of celebrities and ex-legends, England and 'Rest of the World', take each other on under two professional Football mangers. Soccer Aid is a very popular mix of Football and comedy.
Faith in the Future
[1995]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 30min
In this sequel to "Second Thoughts", Faith Greyshott is newly single and looking forward to enjoying it. However, her daughter Hannah ruins her plans by suddenly returning from traveling the world and moves back in with her.
In Vitro
[2015]
 
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Short Movie | 18min
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In Vitro subtly explores how infertility can erode a marriage and what can happen when cold science replaces passion and a sense of mutual purpose.
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