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Red Riding TrilogyRed Riding Trilogy (1974, 1980, 1983) (2009) Aro Favourite
Dir. Julian Jarrold, James Marsh, Anand Tucker
Feat. Sean Bean, Andrew Garfield, David Morrissey
David Peace‚Äôs gritty quartet of crime novels receive a stunning translation to the screen with this threesome of British detective thrillers, based…
Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, TheSecret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, The (2010)
Dir. James Kent
Feat. Maxine Peake, Anna Madeley, Susan Lynch
Quality BBC biopic from director James Kent (TESTAMENT OF YOUTH) about the life of Anne Lister, a 19th–century Yorkshire landowner who defied…
Silk (TV Series)Silk (TV Series) (2011)
Feat. Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones, Tom Hughes
Fascinating, if somewhat glossy insider's guide to the competitive and pressure–filled world of London barristers, who are driven in this…
Hollow Crown, The (TV Series)Hollow Crown, The (TV Series) (2012) Recommended
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Ben Whishaw, Tom Hiddleston
A star–studded, BAFTA–nominated mini–series of adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays: Richard II, Henry IV Parts One and Two,…
Village, The (TV Series)Village, The (TV Series) (2013) Recommended
Feat. John Simm, Maxine Peake, Juliet Stevenson
A gritty riposte to the swell of glossy period dramas, this small scale epic charts the progress of a village of working class characters in early…
Theory of Everything, TheTheory of Everything, The (2014)
Dir. James Marsh
Feat. Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis
Acclaimed look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife as he struggles with the onset of motor neuron disease.…
Falling, TheFalling, The (2014) Recommended
Dir. Carol Morley
Feat. Maxine Peake, Maisie Williams, Florence Pugh
Spellbinding British drama set in a girl's boarding school overcome by a mysterious fainting epidemic amongst the pupils. Ambitious and intriguing…
Funny CowFunny Cow (2017)
Dir. Adrian Shergold
Feat. Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine
Maxine Peake is tremendous in this role as a stand–up comedian touring the working men's clubs in the stifling cultural climate of 1970's…
PeterlooPeterloo (2018)
Dir. Mike Leigh
Feat. Rory Kinnear, Maxine Peake, Pearce Quigley
Elaborate historical drama directed by Mike Leigh (MR TURNER), portraying the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where British army forces attacked a…
Fanny Lye Deliver'dFanny Lye Deliver'd (The Delivered) (2019) Recommended
Dir. Thomas Clay
Feat. Maxine Peake, Charles Dance, Freddie Fox
British period thriller set in 1657 on a Shropshire farm, where Fanny Lye (the magnificent Maxine Peake) is living a quiet, puritan life until the…

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