Set in 1970, during the Soccer World Cup and the parliamentary elections, this drama centers on two men who love soccer and, unfortunately, the same woman. This quirky trio will embark on an epic journey through the Pennines.
A teenage girl, Jessica, befriends a teenage boy called Tom, who is bullied by a local gang. She is abused by Jack, who is both her neighbour and school teacher, and Tom is sexually abused by his father. Together they bond in the woods, creating a private reality that no-one else can enter.
In the heart of London in 1968, the Beat generation of Ginsberg, the Black Panthers and the pop counterculture, three young English men, horrified by the photos of a wounded Vietnamese child, try to understand the spiral of violence of the Vietnam War and to overcome the feeling it gives them. Through songs, testimonies, and public demonstrations, Peter Brook signs one of his greatest works: A satirical film with devastating irony about the absurdity of war.
A day trip leads to nightmare as an elderly woman is found dead in suspicious circumstances, and the finger of blame points squarely at her respectable niece. Drama based on the true story of piano teacher Sheila Fowler, whose conviction for murder on the age-old grounds of greed led to a life sentence only overturned by years of tireless campaigning on the part of her friends.
A retired general, whose request for active duty is turned down, finds his own way into action by providing shelter for evacuees during World War II. Based on James Ronald’s novel “Medal for the General.”
While researching the work of author D.H. Lawrence, Kate begins a romance with a fellow academic, and learns about Lawrence’s love affair with the married aristocrat Frieda Von Richthofen in this made-for-television drama. As Lawrence and Von Richthofen fall deeper into their forbidden relationship, Kate grows more familiar with Lawrence’s work, such as the sensuous Lady Chatterly’s Lover.
Having built her own car, dogmatic feminist Sally drives off to Munich, accompanied by mild chauvinist Harry, who fits none of her requirements that her co-driver be vegetarian, gay and German-speaking. As their odyssey turns into a series of disasters, their differences (in class, education and attitudes to sex) flare up and then fizzle out under the benevolent influence of Glenfiddich.
Ben and Bebe Lyons move into a new home together along with their two children. All is not straight forward and the family suffer some teething problems such as an exploding kitchen and a flooded basement.