Television

For many years British Television was the finest in the world thanks to the sterling efforts of the BBC and ITV. These days however, America arguably wears the Television drama crown with many of their series having the depth and richness of great film in addition to the bigger canvas that longer running times can offer. In this section you'll find the best of old and new from all over the world.

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Jane Campion, Garth Davis, 2013

£6.99

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Top of the Lake

Written and partly directed by Jane Campion (The Piano), Top of the Lake is a dark six-part crime...

DVD

Michael Mills, 1972

£17.99

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Clochemerle

Adapted for television by the comedy writing team of Ray Galton and Alan Simpson from the classic...

DVD

Herbert Wise, 1978

£13.99

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The Norman Conquests: The Complete Series

Thames Television's adaptation of Alan Ayckbourn's brilliant comic trilogy, compr...

DVD

Richard Eyre, Rupert Goold, 2012

£12.49

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The Hollow Crown

The Hollow Crown brings together four filmed adaptations of Shakespeare's History Plays - Richard...

DVD

Oliver Stone, 2012

£22.49

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The Untold History of the United States

Co-written by historian Professor Peter Kuznick, Oliver Stone's ten-part document...

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Michael Hayes, 1960

£27.99

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An Age of Kings

An Age of Kings is BBC Television's compelling production of William Shakespeareís great national...

DVD

Renny Rye, 1984

£5.99

The Box of Delights

This adaptation has become as much part of a Christmas tradition as mince pies. Look past the BBC...

DVD

Oliver Postgate, Peter Firmin, 1959-1980

£27.99

The Sagas of Noggin the Nog

'In the lands of the North where the black rocks stand guard against the cold sea...

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Various (TV), 1984

£9.99

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Six Centuries of Verse: The Complete Series

Sir John Gielgud is joined by an outstanding company of actors - including Dame P...

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Leslie Megahey, 1979

£9.99

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Schalcken the Painter

The world premiere of this highly sought-after ghost story from the BBC, released in the BFIís ac...

DVD+Blu-ray

James McTaggart, 1970

£15.99

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Robin Redbreast

A legendary BBC TV 'folk horror' from 1970, Robin Redbreast was originally shown in the Play for ...

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Various (TV), 1974

£19.99

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Fall of Eagles

A major 1970s BBC costume drama, Fall of Eagles charts the decline and fall of the great Houses o...

DVD

Various (TV), 2013

£9.99

Moonfleet (2013)

Ray Winstone takes to the high seas in this swashbuckling drama which sees John Meade Falknerís ...

DVD

John Michael Phillips, 1991

£9.99

Gawain and the Green Knight

Adapted by acclaimed playwright and screenwriter David Rudkin, this stunning tele...

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Various (TV), 2013

£17.99

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Generation War

A groundbreaking German TV drama, Generation War depicts the lives of five German friends from 19...

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Peter Sasdy, 1972

£16.99

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The Stone Tape

Nigel Kneale's atmospheric ghost story, originally broadcast by the BBC on Christmas Day, 1972 up...

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John Bruce, 1982

£5.99

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The Woman in White

An outstanding BBC adaptation of Wilkie Collinsí Victorian mystery thriller, this 1982 serialisat...

DVD

David Bell, 1980-86

£15.99

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Classic Ghost Stories of MR James

After the success of their Ghost Stories for Christmas collection, the BFI presen...

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