Maud (Carey Mulligan) is a working mother drawn into the fight for women's rights. She and her friends become foot soldiers in Mrs Pankhurst's early feminist movement. Maud's demands for equality result in her being fired from her job, thrown out on the streets by her husband, and banned from seeing her son. But the Suffragette sisterhood rallies round to support her and together they continue their heart-breaking and inspirational fight to be heard.
John Bishop's back! After taking time out to write his autobiography, John limbered up again for his third sell-out national Arena tour, ending with a special one-off show at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall.
Sheridan Smith stars as an ordinary mum caught between two contrasting worlds - the everyday grind of suburban life and the high-risk game of insider trading - in this moving, funny and characterful drama. Office cleaner Sam (Sheridan Smith), one of an invisible army working every night in London's financial centre, dreams of a better life. But, struggling with an online gambling addiction, she's going under. One night, hidden in plain sight, she overhears an illegal trade being made. This lucrative stock market information could be the break she needs. Armed with a copy of 'Trading for Dummies' and her gambler's nerve, Sam has everything and nothing to lose - but how far will she go to turn her fortunes around?
He's back! One of Britain's best loved comedians finally brings his record breaking "Tour That Doesn't Tour Tour" to disc. With his first live tour in seven years, playing to over one million people, this hilarious new show, sees Peter back on nights, doing what he does best, live stand-up comedy.
Will Ferrell stars as Harold Crick, a lonely IRS agent whose mundane existence is transformed when he hears a mysterious voice narrating his life. With the help of Professor Jules Hilbert (Dustin Hoffman), Harold discovers he's the main character in a novel-in-progress and that the voice belongs to Karen Eiffel (Emma Thompson), an eccentric author famous known for killing her main characters in creative ways. Harold must quickly track down Eiffel and stop her before she conjures up a way to finish him off.
After years as widower, village doctor Mr Gibson has decided to remarry – something for which his naïve daughter, Molly, is wholly unprepared. Soon Molly's world is overturned by the arrival of an unwanted stepmother and bewitching and beautiful stepsister, Cynthia. In spite of their differences, the girls quickly form a close relationship. The strength of this friendship is soon tested however, when the girls become rivals in love… and matters are further complicated when a dangerous secret emerges from Cynthia's past… with serious consequences for them both.
His Majesty was all powerful and all knowing. But he wasn't quite all there. 1788 - King George IIl (Nigel Hawthorne) is almost 30 years into his reign and is once again preparing for the Opening of Parliament. Queen Charlotte (Helen Mirren) skillfully divides her role as both devoted wife and mother to their 15 children. Yet, despite the apparent veneer of respectability, something is going sadly awry within the walls of Windsor Castle. The King's behaviour is becoming increasingly irrational, he is babbling ceaselessly, spewing obscenities and attacking the Queen's Mistress of Robes, Lady Pembroke (Amanda Donohoe). Has the King of England gone...mad? As the King's condition deteriorates, his son, the Prince of Wales (Rupert Everett) sets out to have his father declared unfit in order that he should be proclaimed Regent. The Queen is denied access to her husband and the King consequently becomes an isolated figure at the mercy of his own inept physicians. Not until he is persuaded to engage a new doctor, Dr Willis (Ian Holm) does the King show any signs of improvement. Yet the King's only true salvation relies on the support of the most potent of medicines - the Queen herself.
Three years after entering prison for robbery as a 19-year-old heroin addict, Sherry Swanson begins her first day of freedom, clean and sober. A model prisoner who has undergone personal transformation, she immediately sets out to regain custody of her young daughter Alexis, who has been cared for in her absence by her brother Bobby and his wife Lynn. Unprepared for the demands of the world she''s stepped back into, Sherry''s hopes of staying clean, getting a job, and becoming a responsible mother are challenged by the realities of life. Disillusioned and haunted by wounds from her childhood, Sherry is confronted with life-altering questions about her own survival and what it means to be a good mother. Ultimately she learns it’s best to take one small step at a time.
Jeff Bridges stars as Bad Blake, a boozy, broken-down singer who reaches for salvation with the help of Jean (Maggie Gyllenhaal), a journalist who discovers the real man behind the music. But will Bad's hard-livin' ways and crazy heart cost him his last chance at a comeback?
If there's a microscopic fracture in a metal, brilliant engineer Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) will find it. And if there's the tiniest flaw in his cover-up of shooting his unfaithful wife, Crawford defies you - and prosecutor Willy Beachum (Ryan Gosling) - to find it. Beachum's legal talents and ethics are pushed to the limit as he faces off against Crawford in the cat-and-mouse moves and countermoves of "Fracture".
1842. Cranford, a market town in the North West of England, is a place governed by etiquette, custom and above all, an intricate network of ladies. It seems that life has always been conducted according to their social rules, but Cranford is on the cusp of change... For spinsters Deborah Jenkyns, the arbiter of correctness in Cranford, and Matty, her demurring sister, the town is a hub of intrigue - a handsome new doctor Frank Harrison from London has arrived; a retired Army Captain and his daughters have moved in to a house opposite and the preparations for Lady Ludlow's garden party are underway. Everyone - from charming rogue Dr Marshland to mean Mrs Jamieson and her lap dog - talks, and is talked about, behind closed doors. The town also has its secrets which it slowly reveals; Matty's encounter with an old flame at the garden party; Lady Ludlow's land agent Mr Carter teaching a gypsy lad to read and write; the wild expectations of the May Day celebrations and - news that shakes the town when it is revealed - a railway line from Manchester is coming to Cranford.
"Hidden Figures" tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) - brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served as the brains behind the launch into orbit of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell), a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial lines and inspired generations.
With Angels crying in the toilets and Mary running across the playground to catch her dove of peace, all because of a jealous Angel Gabriel. It could only be the eagerly awaited performance of the primary school nativity play - this time with a twist! The UK's finest comedy actors take the leading roles as the eight year old performers.Through the inevitable mishaps, misunderstandings, young egos, fears of failure and fallings out, the children's characters evolve into mirror images of their parents, the nativity play's audience. You'll be drawn into the amusing and enchanting worlds and minds of young children and reminisce about your own childhood performances.
Based on a true story, David Mamet's brilliant adaptation of 'The Winslow Boy' is a rich and complex telling of the British classic, brought to life by a tremendous ensemble of talent including Sir Nigel Hawthorne and Jeremy Northam. Set at the turn of the century, the story follows the lives of the Winslow Family and their fight to prove the innocence of their youngest son, a thirteen-year-old naval cadet who has been expelled from the Academy for stealing a five-shilling postal note. When Sir Robert Morton, a well-respected lawyer, agrees to represent the boy, the case becomes a national spectacle and threatens to destroy the family's bond. But even as the legal circus engulfs the Winslow's lives, self discovery and blossoming romance emerge in this period masterpiece filled with hope wit and humanity.
Phillip (Bryan Cranston) is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell (Kevin Hart), a struggling parolee who's trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom as Dell and Phillip rediscover the joy of living life to the fullest. Based on a true story, this heartfelt comedy is directed by Neil Burger and also stars Nicole Kidman and Julianna Margulies.