An impoverished leader of a small religious commune in Miami, is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for an FBI agent, who plans to turn him into a criminal by fueling his madcap revolutionary dreams.
Three brothers living in rural Scotland struggle for intimacy and stability as they attempt to navigate their survival amongst a corrupt local police officer and the mysterious appearance of a girl’s body on their land.
Three stories of strangers meeting on the edge of war. A conscientious objector and a roaming artist find tenderness as the carnage of the Second World War unfolds across the English Channel. A bereaved mother struggles with bitterness and love in recollecting her estranged son, lost in the Falklands. Deep in the Black Forest of Germany, an ageing holocaust survivor seeks to bring peace to disturbed young boy and his equally wild stepfather.
Four Tales of The Macabre! Enter the House of The Screaming Death in this feature length anthology gothic horror film… tales of terror to chill you to the bone… One scary night….One mysterious figure, ‘The Architect’, who has some chilling stories to tell you. Story 1 – What is the mystery of The Lady in Grey? (written by Troy Dennison) Story 2 – A tale of witchcraft and the dark chilling beyond (written by Mark Lees) Story 3 – 1888: The year of the Vampyre (written by David Hastings) Story 4 – Evil is found in the most innocent of places … a child’s toy (written by Alex Bourne)
An intimate story of the enduring bond of friendship between two hard-living men, set against a sweeping backdrop: the American West, post-World War II, in its twilight. Pete and Big Boy are masters of the prairie, but ultimately face trickier terrain: the human heart.
This series explores some of the most startling criminal cases of the past two decades where technology has changed the course of the investigations. Sometimes the technology available at the time is unable to help, in effect forensic tools and techniques are constantly being derived to help catch up and decrypt the mass of evidence left behind at a crime scene. This show chronicles cases in which this has happened.
After the success of 2018’s `Gogglebox’ celebrity special for `Stand Up to Cancer’, Gogglebox returns to the screens with a new six-part celebrity version. Some of Britain’s recognisable famous faces share their sharp, insightful, funny and emotional views on popular and topical TV shows. Celebs become opinionated viewers on everything from Saturday night entertainment juggernauts to the week’s biggest news stories. Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw will appear in all six episodes alongside his niece, Liv, as will TV host Rylan Clark-Neal who watches television with his mother, Linda. Other familiar faces include `Strictly Come Dancing’ professional Oti Mabuse, alongside her two sisters, as well as Chris Eubank Sr and Jr, actor Sheila Hancock, broadcaster Gyles Brandreth, and more.
Earth has been conquered by an alien race known as the Masters using their giant Tripods. When humans reach the age of sixteen, they must undergo a process known as capping which places their mind under the control of the conquerors. In 2089, having learned the truth, cousins Will and Henry Parker embark on a journey to the White Mountains in search of a group of free men. Written by Carin Mayfield [email protected]
‘STATH LETS FLATS’ is a brand new 6x30min sitcom for E4, written by and starring one of the UK’s leading young character comedians, JAMIE DEMETRIOU (Fleabag, Paddington) – described by the Independent as ‘a Steve Coogan in the making.’ Main character Stath is a chaotic but well-meaning lettings agent, working for his Greek-Cypriot father in North London. Across the series, Stath tries to prove himself a worthy heir to the family business, ‘Michael and Eagle’, despite his epic incompetence and divisive personality. Against the backdrop of London’s crazy property market, STATH is a highly original workplace comedy with family at its heart, which offers a unique glimpse of Greek-Cypriot life in the city. The series is co-written by Robert Popper (Peep Show, Friday Night Dinner) and directed by Tom Kingsley, director Pls Like (BBC3) and BAFTA-nominated feature Black Pond. Written by Seb Barwell (Producer)
An innovative new reality television show in which a group of players from all walks of life move into a specially refurbished block of flats in London. The contestants don’t meet each other or interact in person but remain in their individual apartments and can only communicate with each other via a specially designed, voice-activated, social media app called The Circle. Each player will create a profile for themselves on The Circle and they are free to present an honest profile of themselves or to create a false impression of themselves that they think the other players will like more. Throughout the show the contestants will rate each other based on who they like or dislike with the highest rated players becoming influencers while the rest are put at risk of being chosen by the influencers to be blocked and thus eliminated from the game. The last remaining player will scoop the fifty thousand pound prize money. Written by Mark_a_Wood [email protected]
Two sisters come together to spend Christmas with their families in their recently deceased parents’ falling down country house, with hilariously chaotic consequences, as ancient sibling rivalries flare up again to sabotage the hoped for season of good will.
Once a known counterculture figure, June E. Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx apartment during the incendiary ’77 Summer of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June’s weaknesses, her insular universe begins to unravel.
During the ’80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London’s South East region, and his mother’s thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he lands a job delivering a package to the dapper Playboy Charlie, a gangster who takes him under his wing. Working as Charlie’s driver, Frankie is immersed in a world of fast cars and pretty women — but all the excess could be his undoing.
Vintage tomorrows examines the steampunk movement’s explosive growth, origins, and cultural significance. It explores the fundamental question: what can we learn about tomorrow from steampunk’s playful visions of yesteryear?
Yuli is the nickname given to Carlos Acosta by his father, Pedro, who considers him the son of Ogun, an African god and a fighter. As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. His father, however, has other ideas, and knowing that his son has a natural talent for dance, sends him to the National Ballet School of Cuba. Despite his repeated escapes and initial poor behaviour, the boy is inevitably drawn to the world of dance, and begins to shape his legendary career from a young age, becoming the first black dancer to be cast in some of the most prestigious ballet roles, originally written for white dancers, in companies such as the Houston Ballet or the Royal Ballet in London.
In full-on investigative mode, reporters from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Hollywood Reporter doggedly pursue the story of US $3.5 billion missing from a Malaysian wealth fund. They trace the dirty money, via real estate deals and movie financing, back to the top tiers of the Malaysian government. Incredibly (but oh, how fitting!), the audacious swindlers chose to back the 2014 blockbuster The Wolf of Wall Street. Hollywood A-listers, including Leonardo DiCaprio, attended lavish parties hosted to launch the film. The embezzlement was orchestrated by a flamboyant fancier, Jho Low, and Riza Aziz, the stepson of the then-Malaysian Prime Minister. As the truth finally comes to light, assets are frozen and the fall-out begins.