For the first time ever all six series of the brilliant, topical TV comedy series are featured in this 11 disc DVD box set. Familiarise yourself with Globelink News, primed to bring you the latest headlines...somehow. Under the ineffective management of Gus, the team bicker, tease, gamble and mock their way through the day's news. Henry and Sally hate each other. Damien would sell his grandmother for a story. Dave would sell his grandmother for a bet. George does his best to lead the team and Alex his deputy does her best to limit the damage. Winner of 4 British Comedy Awards and a BAFTA, Drop the Dead Donkey established itself as one of the most popular satirical comedy series ever, with a great ensemble cast, colourful enduring characters and a script that hilariously lampooned 1990s media, management and politics. Cameo performances from MPs Teddy Taylor and Ken Liviingstone As hilarious today as the news-filled week it was broadcast. Extras Unaried Pilot Introduction to Series 1,2 & 3 by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin Interviews with writers Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin and the cast Also featuring the fantastic finale and Emmy Award winning episode 'Xmas Party'
An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti (Channing Tatum) finds something he thought didn't exist-a human. News of this smallfoot (James Corden) throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all new story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery. Features: Yeti or Not, Here They Come! Imagining Smallfoot
An all-star cast go on the journey of a lifetime in this series, inspired by but otherwise unrelated to the blockbuster film 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Eight famous senior citizens head to India on an experimental, three-week adventure. Miriam Margolyes OBE, dancer Wayne Sleep OBE, actor Sylvester McCoy, comedian Roy Walker, chef Rosemary Shrager, darts champion Bobby George, singer Patti Boulaye OBE and former news reader Jan Leeming find out if they'll consider spending their golden years retiring on the other side of the world. Indian Dream Hotel features all three episodes of the hit BBC2 series broadcast as The Real Marigold Hotel.
Action legend Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as a soldier drawn into the world of modern-day gladiators, fighting for the amusement of the rich in this fast-moving action thriller. Upon receiving news that his brother in Los Angeles is seriously injured, Lyon Gaultier (Van Damme) deserts the French Foreign Legion from a remote outpost in North Africa. Fleeing from two of the Legion's security force who have orders to bring him back at any cost, Lyon reluctantly turns to the illegal, bare-knuckles underground fighting circuit to raise the money he needs to help his brother's family. This riveting action-adventure combines the raw power and charisma of Van Damme with the exciting world of no-holds-barred street fighting. Cast and Crew: CAST: JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME, HARRISON PAGE, DEBORAH RENNARD, LISAPELIKAN, ASHLEY JOHNSON WRITTEN BY: SHELDON LETTICH AND JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME PRODUCED BY: ERIC KARSON AND ASH R SHAH DIRECTED BY: SHELDON LETTICH
The Lost World is a 1960 fantasy adventure film based on the novel of the same name by Arthur Conan Doyle and from legendary fantasy/adventure director and producer Irwin Allen (Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, The Towering Inferno, The Poseidon Adventure) An eccentric scientist (Claude Rains – Lawrence of Arabia) returns from the Amazon with news of a distant plateau where creatures from the dawn of time still prowl the jungle. To prove his story, he gathers a team of explorers, including a journalist (David Hedison – Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea), a playboy adventurer (Michael Rennie – The Day the Earth Stood Still), a beautiful socialite (Jill St John – Diamonds Are Forever) and a pilot (Fernando Lamas – The Violent Ones) with a secret plan of revenge. But an unexpected attack on their camp leaves the group stranded in a world of dinosaurs and other exotic creatures, where humans are no longer lords of the earth, they are helpless prey! Cast and Crew: Cast – Michael Rennie, David Hedison, Claude Rains Writer – Charles Bennett & Irwin Allen Producer – Irwin Allen Director – Irwin Allen
From the acclaimed director of Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago and The Bridge on the River Kwai, Sir David Lean’s last ever feature film is a magnificent work which earned two Oscars for its rich, evocative score and a superb performance by Dame Peggy Ashcroft.A Passage to India is “a wonderfully provocative tale, full of vivid characters, all played to near perfection” (The New York Times). With the director’s “strongest cast in years” (Time Out) including Judy Davis, James Fox, Sir Alec Guinness, and Nigel Havers.When liberal-minded English ladies Mrs. Moore (Ashcroft) and Adela Quested (Davis) arrive in India, they’re shocked by the prejudice that exists there. The gentle Dr. Aziz (Victor Banerjee) rises above the intolerance and guides the women on a tour of the splendid and mysterious Marabar caves; but when Adela runs terrified from the caves scratched and bleeding, news of the incident spreads across the whole of India...igniting a powder keg of tension that has been waiting to explode.Special Features: Two Theatrical Trailers Five Picture Galleries Cast Filmographies E.M. Forster Biography David Lean Filmography Subtitles
Set in rural Australia in the 1950s, A Place to Call Home is a sweeping and romantic drama of one woman’s journey to heal her soul and of a privileged family’s confrontation with a changing era. Marta Dusseldorp (Jack Irish) leads the cast as Sarah Adams, a woman with a mysterious past who returns to Australia after 20 years abroad. Tragic news is about to cause her to make the long delayed journey back home. Working her passage home aboard an ocean liner, Sarah becomes involved in the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy Australian family, which will change her life forever. It is time for Sarah to begin her journey towards healing and find A Place To Call Home.
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe:Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy stumble through the back of an old wardrobe and are magically transported on a breathtaking adventure through the enchanted land of Narnia.Prince Caspian And The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader:Prince Caspian calls the Pevensie children back to Narnia to help fight a mighty battle. Years later Lucy, Edmund and their cousin Eustace join Caspian aboard the Dawn Treader on a quest to the edge of the world.The Silver Chair:Aslan sends Eustace and school friend Jill on a dangerous journey, to save Prince Rilian from the enchanted Silver Chair and return him to his rightful throne in Narnia.Special Features:2003 Cast Reunion Interview3 Blue Peter InterviewsA whole disc of exciting extras including:Breakfast News InterviewC S Lewis HistoryCharacter and Actor BiographiesCostume and Set Design FeaturesDVD ROM Set Design ImagesNarnian HistoryOuttakesQuizSpecial EffectsTrivia Pages
Hollywood legends Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra and Vivian Blain (from the original Broadway cast) are dazzling in this Frank Loesser masterpiece, unleashing a “spectacular, song‐and‐dance show that’s loaded with entertainment” (New York Journal‐American). Featuring hits like “Luck Be a Lady” and “A Woman in Love”, this smash film version of one of Broadway’s most popular musicals is guaranteed, rip‐roaring “four‐star entertainment” (New York Daily News). The slickest big‐time New York City gamblers, Sky Masterson (Marlon Brando) and Nathan Detroit (Frank Sinatra), can't resist making or taking a bet on anything. So when a pretty missionary (Jean Simmons) sets up shop in the neighbourhood, Nathan stakes a grand that Sky can't seduce her. But all bets are off when Sky falls madly in love in this romantic musical spectacular that sets the Big Apple afire with excitement!