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Sharpe's Peril  
The new Sharpe film, starring Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Nandana Sen and Beatrice Rosen. Shown on ITV1, October 2008. DVD now available.
Sharpeís Peril, by Russell Lewis, takes up where Sharpeís Challenge left off. Sharpe and Harper are on their way to Calcutta, when they come upon an East India Company baggage train.
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Sharpe's Challenge  
2 x 90’ screened on ITV1 in April 2006 to an audience of 7.5 million. Starring Sean Bean, Daragh O’Malley, Toby Stephens, Padma Lakshmi, Filmed on location in Rajasthan, India. Written by Russell Lewis. Director- Tom Clegg
A Picture Palace / Celtic production for ITV and BBC America.
The fate of an Empire and the life of a General’s daughter lie in one man’s hands…. Transmitted on BBC America, BBC Australia, Pro Sieben Germany and coming soon to America (WGBH).
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Frances Tuesday  
2 x 90' thriller for ITV1 starring Tamzin Outhwaite, Douglas Henshall, Lennie James. Director - Jon Sen, Writer Nick Collins. A woman on the run is forced to change her identity and her face to protect herself from her former lover, the imprisoned gang leader whom she has betrayed. Audience of 9.3 million. Shown in Australia (ABC) Germany (Pro Sieben) France (Canal Plus) and America (BBC America).
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Special People  
Justin Edgar's follow up to his 2002 debut Large, Special People is based on Edgar's short of the same name and is the first British film in which every disabled character is played by a disabled actor. Featuring both newcomers and experienced actors, the comedy draws on improvised scenes, with strong elements of true life experiences, attitudes and prejudices.
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Rebel Heart  
Ronan Bennett's bold and passionate story about a young Irish revolutionary caught up in the Easter Rising of 1916 and swept up in the events leading to the birth of a nation. 4 x 60 mins. drama, for BBC 1 and BBC America. Starring James D'Arcy, Paloma Baeza, Liam Cunningham, Vincent Regan and Bill Paterson. Directed by John Strickland. Rebel Heart won Best Director at the Monte Carlo International Television Festival 2001.
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A Life For A Life  
Peter Berry's searing account of a woman's search for justice for her son, Stefan Kiszko, who was wrongly imprisoned for murder for 17 years. Based on a true story, starring Olympia Dukakis and Tony Maudsley and directed by Stephen Whittaker. A co-production with Celtic films for ITV. Best Writer and Best Network Newcomer, Royal Television Society Awards 1999 and nominated for Best Single Drama, BATFA Awards 1999 and for the prestigious Prix Italia 1999.
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The Acid House  
Feature film adapted by Irvine Welsh from his own best-selling book, starring Ewen Bremner, Martin Clunes, Jemma Redgrave. Corrosive, contemporary - for Channel 4. A Picture Palace North/Umbrella production. Director Paul McGuigan. Producer Alex Usborne, David Muir
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Extremely Dangerous  
Intense and chilling fugitive thriller starring Sean Bean, Juliet Aubrey. 4 x 1 hour drama direct for ITV. Opening night audience 11.1million. Written by Murray Smith and directed by Sallie Aprahamian. Producers: Malcolm Craddock and Michael Foster. With North West One Films.
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Large  
Wickedly funny teen comedy feature film from Birmingham. Directed by Justin Edgar for Film Four and The Film Consortium. A Picture Palace North production.
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Sharpe  
14 x 2 hour TV films made for ITV with Carlton TV. Starring Sean Bean, with Daragh O'Malley, Pete Postlethwaite, Daniel Craig, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Hurley, Assumpta Serna, Brian Cox, Michael Cochrane, Hugh Fraser, Feodor Atkine, Philip Glenister, Douglas Henshall, Abigail Cruttenden, James Purefoy, Mark Strong. With a total budget of £35 million, the films are set in Spain and France during the Peninsular and Napoleonic Wars, and were shot in England, the Crimea and Turkey. The fifth series aired on ITV in May 1997. Awards: BAFTA nomination for Best Drama Series 1995; RTS Award for Best Photography. Produced with Celtic Films. Written by Eoghan Harris, Charles Wood, Patrick Harbinson and Russell Lewis. Director - Tom Clegg.
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The Granton Star Cause  
Single Drama for Channel Four with Umbrella Films. Written by Irvine Welsh from his own short story. Director Paul McGuigan. Best Single Drama RTS 1998. Best Newcomer director, RTS 1998. Nominated for Best Single Drama BAFTA Awards 1998. Winner Prix Italia Best TV Drama 1998. A Picture Palace North production.
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The Orchid House  
Based on the book by Phyllis Shand Allfrey. 4 x 1 hour period drama set in the Caribbean in 1918 and 1938, starring Diana Quick, Kate Buffery, Elizabeth Hurley and Frances Barber. Channel 4. Director - Horace Ove
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Ping Pong  
Feature film for Film Four International. This was the first film to be shot on location in London's Chinatown, and was selected for the Venice Film Festival 1987. Directed by Po-Chi Leong.
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Little Napoleons  
4 x 1 hour drama serial written by Michael Abbensetts starring the late Norman Beaton with Saeed Jaffrey, Lesley Manville and Simon Callow. Channel 4.
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Tales From a Hard City  
Alex Usborne and Kim Flitcroft's compelling documentary about four dreamers, the dirty dancer, the hustler, the thief and the media mogul, looking for a break in the Old Steel City. Financed by Channel 4, Yorkshire TV, La Sept/ARTE, Eurimages and France's CNC, the film won the Grand Prix at the 1994 Marseilles Film Festival and Best Regional Programme at the 1995 Indie Awards.
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Tandoori Nights  
12 - part comedy drama for Channel 4 about two rival Indian restaurants - The Jewel In The Crown and The Far Pavilions. Starring Saeed Jaffrey, Tariq Yunus, Zora Segal,and Rita Wolf. Written by Farrukh Dhondy, Meera Syal. Directed by Jon Amiel
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When Love Dies  
Film for Channel 4, starring Norman Beaton, and directed by Horace Ove
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Eurocops  
Three British episodes of Eurocops, the six-way and European co-production shown on Channel 4. Starring John Benfield.
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4 Minutes  
21 short films for Channel 4. Winner of The Gold Award for Drama, New York Film Festival 1986.
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