What do you do when your darling daughter marries the biggest idiot you could ever imagine? When Ken (Davies) and Lorna (Helen Baxendale) collect their daughter, Rachel, from the airport, they are horrified to learn that she’s returned from her gap year with more than just a henna tattoo and braids in her hair. At the arrival gate, she promptly introduces them to her new husband, Cuckoo (Samberg), a slacker full of outlandish New Age ideas every parent’s worst nightmare. Ken and Lorna have no choice but to welcome Cuckoo into their nest but, as he settles in, do they warm to their new, squared-jawed, self-appointed spiritual ninja son-in-law or do they become desperate for him to fledge off? This DVD contains all six episodes of Series One.
This hilarious compilation celebrates the unique talents of comedy superstar Benny Hill with an uproarious collection of the characters and sketches that made him a household name the world over!This classic mix of comedy and song features Benny’s regular cohorts Henry McGee, Bob Todd and Jack Wright, alongside Patricia Hayes, Nicholas Parsons and the usual bevy of lovely ladies!Released theatrically in 1974, The Best of Benny Hill is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements.SPECIAL FEATURES:Original Theatrical TrailerImage GalleryPromotional Material PDF
A taut crime melodrama, Chain of Events features noted actor and film-maker Kenneth Griffith as a bank clerk whose attempt to dodge a fare has devastating consequences; a powerful cast includes Rank Charm School starlet Susan Shaw and future Richard the Lionheart lead Dermot Walsh. Adapted from a radio play written by inimitable character actor Leo McKern and directed by Carry On legend Gerald Thomas, Chain of Events is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. John Clarke, an uninspiring sort of fellow, one day boards a bus on his way home from work and foolishly forgets to pay his fare. He is caught by an inspector, but instead of owning up to it, gives the name and address of one of the bank’s clients, setting in motion a violent chain of events involving blackmail, robbery and death… SPECIAL FEATURES: Image Gallery Original Pressbook PDF
An invitation to a country retreat unleashes hidden passions in this witty adaptation of Esther McCracken’s famous wartime stage comedy. Billed The Film of the Play that beat the Blitz! , Quiet Weekend reunites Silent Dust’s Derek Farr with Marjorie Fielding and Frank Cellier, reprising their roles from the 1941 hit Quiet Wedding; released in 1946, it is featured here in a brand-new digital transfer from original film elements in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Arthur and Mildred Royd invite some friends for a quiet weekend in the country. Among the guests is a middle-aged magistrate too shy to propose to the woman he loves, and young Miranda not too shy at all to show her affections for distant cousin Denys Royd, ten years her senior. The arrival of an abrasive London sophisticate puts the cat among the pigeons, but worse is to come when Arthur and the magistrate find their fishing trip turning into a salmon-poaching spree…
Hammer icon Barbara Shelley stars alongside cult actor Lee Patterson in a brilliantly taut and compelling thriller from the late ’50s. Deadly Record is featured here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.When pilot Trevor Hamilton touches down at London Airport, his wife Jenny is not there to meet him. Their marriage is on the point of collapse, and when Jenny is found dead, Hamilton becomes Suspect Number One. With the police searching for enough evidence to arrest him, Hamilton desperately interviews everyone in Jenny’s social circle to find the real murderer!SPECIAL FEATURE: Original Theatrical Trailer
Lynda Bellingham reprises her role as divorcee Faith Greyshott in this hit sequel series to award-winning sitcom Second Thoughts. Also starring Julia Sawalha and featuring an early role for Simon Pegg, Faith in the Future ran for three massively successful series and this complete set contains all 22 episodes. All her adult life, Faith has had to put someone else first. Now her romance with Bill is over, her children have left home, and the dog has gone to her mother’s; she lives in a small flat and teaches art at the local college. At last, Faith has her freedom until Hannah unexpectedly returns home! Faith and Hannah’s lives are intertwined once more, but from time to time the relationship founders as mother and daughter find themselves competing for the same things in life: emotional stability, the contents of the fridge, and men…
When Sally inherits a country house, her young brother Ronald, an aspiring journalist, hits on a sensational way to make his first big scoop: Sally will ‘disappear’, and he will be arrested for her murder! At his trial she will reappear, his acquittal will follow, and he will be able to supply his paper with an exclusive story. Sally and her fiance, Bill, fall in with the scheme. However, there are complications which they had not foreseen…This humorous thriller was among several 30s films featuring Aileen Marson, a tragically short-lived British actress whose career briefly flourished on both sides of the Atlantic. Marsons co-stars include impeccable comedic actor and singer Billy Milton, and veteran screen villain Noah Beery; the film is directed by leading silent-era director/actor/writer Herbert Brenon nominated for Best Director at the very first Academy Awards ceremony in 1927. Someone at the Door is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio.
Based on Noel Langleys play Little Lambs Eat Ivy (a title inspired by Milton Drakes 1943 novelty hit), Fathers Doing Fine hilariously charts the adventures of an impoverished upper-class family consisting of a widowed mother and her four daughters. The love affairs of the two unmarried daughters, some worthless shares, a thieving butler, the unpaid rent, the matrimonial difficulties of a third daughter and the approaching accouchement of the eldest provide the story. Featuring Richard Attenborough as a frantic father-to-be and Heather Thatcher as straitened matriarch Lady Buckering, this star-studded domestic comedy is presented here in a brand-new transfer from the original film elements, in its as-exhibited theatrical aspect ratio. Special Features: Original Theatrical Trailer Image Gallery Promotional Materials PDFs
Starring British blonde bombshell Sally Gray opposite debonair film/radio star, songwriter and music-hall veteran Billy Milton, Saturday Night Revue is a delightfully engaging musical comedy/drama set in ’30s London which showcases some the era’s finest light musical talent including Sydney Kyte and his Orchestra, Billy Reid and his Accordion Band, and Webster Booth. This rare film is presented here in a brand-new digital transfer from original film elements in its original aspect ratio. There are two clubs in London called Moons; one in Mayfair and one in Soho. Mary Dorland is singing at the cheap one, but her father, who does not approve of her singing career, believes she is performing at the Society one…
This acclaimed drama feature casts Cathy Come Home star Carol White as a young woman whose determined efforts to escape a life of rural poverty lead to complications and worse; Oscar winner John Mills is the lonely, ageing farmer with whom she finds work, accommodation and the promise of easy money. An earthy, sympathetic adaptation of H.E. Bates’ novel, Dulcima earned director Frank Nesbitt a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in 1971. This rare, much sought-after film is now presented in a brand-new transfer from the original elements. Dulcima, a pretty girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming housekeeper to Parker, a curmudgeonly widower living in drunken disarray on a neighbouring farm. When she sees the amount of money he has stashed around the place, Dulcima is happy enough to indulge his growing desire for her, and a strange, yet mutually beneficial, relationship develops. But a handsome young gamekeeper, newly arrived on a nearby estate, also catches Dulcima’s eye… SPECIAL FEATURES:  Original Theatrical Trailers  Image Gallery  Original Pressbook PDF