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Certification15 Our Rating

Alan (Boys From the Blackstuff) Bleasdale's utterly riveting epic TV series about politics, corruption, obsession and madness. When a headteacher refuses to join in the city-wide strike organised by the Council, the scene is set for a spectacular confrontation which will change their destinies. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Alan Bleasdale's epic series continues; it is beginning to emerge that neither Jim Nelson nor his council adversary are entirely sane, and the confrontation that continues at the school gates is hardly helping matters. Meanwhile sinister forces are emerging. If you're not hooked yet, why not? find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Alan Bleasdale's story continues; Michael Murray's family has deserted him, but all he cares about is finding Eileen Critchley and he's beginning to lose control. Without a doubt he's being manipulated - but by whom and to what end? And will it all end in tears? Doesn't it just grow on you? find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

The plot thickens... Jim and Michael are both becoming increasingly insane, and also beginning to look more like friends than foes in the face of the sinister conspiracies. These concluding episodes continue to set the screen alight and Bleasdale's message is superbly hammered home. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college with his girlfriend and give up his football career? Fairly standard 80s flick that will strike a chord with anyone who grew up in a fantasy world with a fictitious affluent LA family. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

It's 1985 and working class lad Brian Jackson has got himself a place at Bristol University, a sizeable step towards his ambition of getting onto University Challenge, but there is a veritable minefield for the naÔve Brian to negotiate before he can achieve the pinnacle of becoming one of ĎBamber's' babes, not least of which is the opposite sex. 'Starter For 10' is a charming well observed bitter sweet comedy, carried nicely by James McAvoy as the Ďall at sea' Brian. Neat soundtrack to. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Jeffrey Willis has just finished high school and isn't quite sure what the future holds. His parents expect him to go to college but he is starting to find his close-knit family stifling. He gets a summer job at the Flamingo club where he meets Phil Brody, a successful car dealer who fills Jeffrey's head with ideas about how to make his fortune. Phil is everything Jeffrey would like to be - popular, rich and the best gin rummy player the club has ever seen. Jeffrey's find out more...