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#1
Maigret: Complete Collection
Michael Gambon, Brenda Blethyn, Minnie Driver, Barbara Flynn, Jane Wymark, Michael Sheen & others.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961890095 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48670
 
One of the most successful and prolific authors of crime fiction, Georges Simenon is best known as the creator of Jules Maigret, one of the genre's most entertaining sleuths. In this British series ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Edward the King
Timothy West, Annette Crosbie, Robert Hardy, John Gielgud, Charles Dance & others. John Gorrie, director.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961810093 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48663
 
With richly detailed sets and costumes, this classic 1970s British miniseries about the fascinating, scandalous life of King Edward VII has a star-studded cast and won an Emmy for Outstanding Costume ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Cadfael, Set 1: One Corpse Too Many; The Sanctuary Sparrow; The Leper of St. Giles; Monk's Hood
Derek Jacobi, Julian Firth, Michael Culver, Sean Pertwee, Hugh Bonneville & others. Graham Theakston, director.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 4 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 054961848195 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48655
 
In "One Corpse Too Many," Brother Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) is called on to bury executed rebel soldiers, but the religious ceremony is disrupted when he counts the deceased and finds one corpse too ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Playing Shakespeare
Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Ben Kingsley, David Suchet, Peggy Ashcroft & others.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 4 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961822195 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48672
 
Royal Shakespeare Company director John Barton holds nine master classes on Shakespearean performance styles with 21 of Britain's finest actors. In these intensive acting workshops from 1984, they ... (Read More)
 
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#5
The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, Set 2: Murder Must Advertise; Five Red Herrings; The Nine Tailors
Ian Carmichael & others. Rodney Bennett, Robert Tonson & Raymond Menmuir, directors.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 3 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 054961843596 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48682
 
Lord Peter goes undercover at Pym's Publicity to investigate the suspicious death of a young copywriter in Murder Must Advertise, while in Five Red Herrings he must determine which of ... (Read More)
 
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#6
Cadfael, Set 2: The Virgin in the Ice; The Devil's Novice; St. Peter's Fair
Derek Jacobi, Julian Firth, Michael Culver, Julian Glover & others. Malcolm Mowbray & Herbert Wise, directors.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 3 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 054961848393 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48656
 
In "The Virgin in the Ice," Brother Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) revisits his secular past while investigating the death of a young nun found frozen at the bottom of a brook; Brother Oswin (Cadfael's ... (Read More)
 
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Cadfael, Set 3: A Morbid Taste for Bones; The Raven in the Foregate; The Rose Rent
Derek Jacobi, Julian Firth, Michael Culver, Stephen Moyer & others. Rick Stroud & Ken Grieve, directors.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 3 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 054961848492 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48657
 
Based on Ellis Peters's first Cadfael novel, 1977's "A Morbid Taste for Bones" finds Cadfael (Derek Jacobi) and his fellow brothers heading off to Wales to "rescue" the bones of a Welsh saint. When ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Cadfael, Set 4: The Pilgrim of Hate; The Potter's Field; The Holy Thief
Derek Jacobi, Julian Firth, Michael Culver & others. Ken Grieve & Mary McMurray, directors.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 3 DVDs Full screen.
UPC: 054961848591 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48658
 
When a body turns up in a leather sack during the annual "cripples' day" pilgrimage, Cadfael uncovers a twisted tale of retribution ("The Pilgrim of Hate"). In "The Potter's Field," a woman's ... (Read More)
 
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#9
Six Centuries of Verse
John Gielgud, host. Peggy Ashcroft, Lee Remick, Stacy Keach, Julian Glover, Anthony Hopkins & others.
Studio: Athena.   Format: 3 DVDs, boxed Full screen.
UPC: 054961837397 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48677
 
The best way to experience great poetry is to hear it read aloud, preferably by such outstanding actors as Peggy Ashcroft, Ralph Richardson, Cyril Cusack, and Anthony Hopkins. Seen on public ... (Read More)
 
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#10
The Evelyn Waugh Collection: A Handful of Dust; Scoop
Kristin Scott Thomas, James Wilby, Rupert Graves, Michael Maloney, Judi Dench & others. Charles Sturridge & Gavin Millar, directors.
Studio: Acorn Media.   Format: 2 DVDs, boxed.
UPC: 054961834792 .  Daedalus Item Code: 48680
 
An upper-crust British marriage comes undone in 1988's dark comedy A Handful of Dust, starring Kristin Scott Thomas and James Wilby. When Brenda begins an affair with an idle young rake ... (Read More)
 
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