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Related Dramas: Books and DVDs set in 19th & 20th Century Britain


Our selection of first-rate novels, mysteries, and film and TV dramas explores the lives, travails and historical settings of the Edwardian period, the Great War and the Roaring '20s in Britain.


18 titles currently in stock


The Remains of the Day

Kazuo Ishiguro.
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(Man Booker Prize Winner) Long before Carson, the stoic butler managing Downton Abbey's ...(Read More)

Being Julia

Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Bruce Greenwood, Shaun Evans & others. Istvan Szabo, director.
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Nominated for an Academy Award and winning a Golden Globe for her 2004 performance, Annette Bening ...(Read More)

A Delicate Truth

John le Carre.
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A counter-terrorist operation codenamed Wildlife is being mounted on the British crown colony of ...(Read More)

Love in a Cold Climate

Nancy Mitford.
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One of Nancy Mitford's most beloved novels, Love in a Cold Climate is a romantic comedy that ...(Read More)

Circles of Time

Phillip Rock.
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The dead are buried—a generation lost to war and epidemic—in Phillip Rock's fast-moving sequel to ...(Read More)

The Evelyn Waugh Collection: A Handful of Dust; Scoop

Kristin Scott Thomas, James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Michael Maloney, Denholm Elliott & others.
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An upper-crust British marriage comes undone in 1988's dark comedy A Handful of Dust, ...(Read More)

Winter of the World: Book Two of the Century Trilogy

Ken Follett.
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Moving from Hitler's rise to power in 1933 Germany to the advent of the Cold War, this second book ...(Read More)

The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age

Juliet Nicolson.
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In this superb follow-up to her detailed snapshot of pre–World War I England, The Perfect ...(Read More)

Best of British Memorabilia Set

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Anglophiles, rejoice! This 4-DVD collection celebrates all things British with Britain in the ...(Read More)

The Great War: A Photographic Narrative

Mark Holborn & Hilary Roberts.
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When World War I—the Great War—was brewing a century ago, photography had become a part ...(Read More)

A Lesson in Secrets: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Jacqueline Winspear.
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In the summer of 1932, Maisie Dobbs's career takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an ...(Read More)

The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries: Complete Collection

Ian Carmichael & others.
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A wealthy bon vivant of the 1920s, Lord Peter Wimsey is played to perfection by British comedy ...(Read More)

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Lee Pace, Ciaran Hinds, Shirley Henderson & others. Bharat Nalluri, director.
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When Miss Pettigrew (Academy Award winner Frances McDormand) stumbles upon the chance to become the ...(Read More)

A Passage to India

Peggy Ashcroft, Judy Davis, James Fox, Alec Guinness & others. David Lean, director.
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David Lean's last film, based on E.M. Forster's classic novel of love and class struggle in ...(Read More)


Jane Sanderson.
Sale Price: $3.98
Created by former BBC radio producer Jane Sanderson, and based on some of her own family history, ...(Read More)

The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries: Set 1

Ian Carmichael & others. Hugh David & Ronald Wilson, directors.
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Death hits close to home when Lord Peter's future brother-in-law is murdered and Lord Peter's ...(Read More)

The Buccaneers

Mira Sorvino, Carla Gugino, Alison Elliott, Rya Kihlstedt, Cheri Lunghi & others. Philip Saville, director.
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Deemed nouveau riche and shunned by elitist New York society, sisters Nan (Carla Gugino) and ...(Read More)


Geraldine Somerville, Elizabeth McGovern, Janet McTeer & others. Clare Beavan, director.
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This 2007 BBC biopic explores the secret love life of Daphne du Maurier, author of the ...(Read More)

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