Ian Richardson stars in the original BBC miniseries about the most seductively ruthless politician you’ve ever had the pleasure to watch claw his way to the top (over the corpses of his rivals).
The Durrells in Corfu: Season 1 (2016) – Based on “The Corfu Trilogy,” a series of memoirs by respected naturalist, conservationist, and author Gerald Durrell, this British series follows the adventures of Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes), a newly-widowed mother of four children who moves her impoverished family from England to the sunny Greek island of […]
In the Loop (2009), a fiercely funny and profane satire of British party politics and international diplomacy, makes the case that politics is no place for idealists or amateurs. The triumph of director Armando Iannucci (Veep), his writers, and especially his star, Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who), is that for all the raucous chaos and foul […]
Queen & Country (2014), John Boorman’s first film in eight years, is a sequel to his autobiographical 1987 Hope and Glory, which was inspired by his experiences as a child sent to the country during the London Blitz in World War II. Queen & Country picks up the story of his fictional stand-in Bill Rohan […]