New Box Sets - July 2018

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Sunday 1st July

 

Brokenwood Mysteries S3-4. Twelve two-hour murder mystery stories set in a seemingly quiet country town where the town’s newest resident, Detective Senior Sergeant Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location. Neill Rea (Scarfies, Legend of the Seeker, Go Girls) stars in the lead role of DI Shepherd while Fern Sutherland (The Almighty Johnsons) plays Detective Constable Kristin Sims. Each tele-feature in the series is a standalone story which sees the show’s two lead police officers trying to solve a murder case. 

 

 

The Horne Section. The show, which has been recorded at the London Palladium, will be filled with The Horne Section's distinct brand of fun, outlandish musical talent and several stupid but catchy songs. The unlikely jazz/comedy hybrid also features guest performances from Nadine Coyle, Sue Perkins, Sara Pascoe and Joe Wilkinson.

 

 

  

 

Monday 2nd July

 

 Alias. A young woman learns she has a familial history of undercover work and agrees to become an international spy for a supposed secret branch of the CIA. The secrecy complicates her social and love lives, but it's nothing compared to what happens when she finds out her employer has no ties to the CIA.

 

 

Friday 6th July

 

Boardwalk Empire. Follow the birth and rise of organized crime in "the world's playground" at the dawn of Prohibition. Steve Buscemi stars as Enoch "Nucky" Thompson — the man in charge of Atlantic City in 1920. From creator Terence Winter and executive producer Martin Scorsese.

 

 

Monday 9th July

 

The President Show. The losers dominating late-night are in for a rude awakening when the smartest, most handsome, most winning-est president of all time enters the fray to address the nation. The President Show brings television back to the people – by putting a plutocratic billionaire behind the desk.

 

 

Wednesday 11th July

 

 Carnage. The most extreme contest on the planet where thirty purpose-built, weaponised vehicles clash and smash in three thrilling arenas in the blazing heat of the vast, arid desert, hosted by Freddie FlintoffLethal Bizzle and Vick Hope. Read more...

 

 

Patrick Melrose. Based on the acclaimed semi-autobiographical novels by Edward St Aubyn, the drama follows the harrowing yet hilarious journey of Melrose, played by Oscar® nominee and Emmy® winner Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game, Sherlock), in a true television saga that sweeps through the South of France in the 60s, New York in the 80s and Britain in the early 2000s. Read more...

 

 

Sunday 15th July 

 

Billions S3. Emmy® and Golden Globe® winners Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis star in a complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades (Giamatti) and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod (Lewis) are on an explosive collision course, with each using all of his considerable smarts, power and influence to outmanoeuvre the other. The stakes are in the billions in this timely, provocative series.

 

 

The Deuce. Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Deuce follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early ‘70s through the mid-80s.

 

 

 

Monday 16th July

 

Friday Night Dinner S5. Sitcom from Robert Popper about the gloriously idiosyncratic Goodman family.

 

 

 

 High & Dry. Paradise turns to hell in this castaway comedy series written by and starring Marc Wootton.

 

 

 

Soho Theatre Live. In a first of a kind partnership with Soho Theatre, Comedy Central UK will air six of the most hilarious, diverse and thought-provoking stand-up shows from rising star comedians, taped live at London's most vibrant venue. Soho Theatre Live performances include Joel Dommett, Nish Kumar, Mae Martin, Dane Baptiste, Rhys James and Richard Gadd.

 

 

 

 

Friday 20th July

 

Bulletproof. In their first series for Sky One, Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters star in Bulletproof as police duo, Bishop and Pike - two best mates, bonded by the same moral code despite their very obvious differences.  Read more...

 

 

Stargate SG1. A team of explorers made up of soldiers and scientists travels through a Stargate, an ancient portal to other planets. They use the Stargate to explore new worlds, forge ties with friendly civilizations and protect Earth from hostile forces.

 

Stargate Atlantis. Within the ruins of the legendary city of Atlantis is buried a secret base left by the Ancients, originators of the Stargate. A new team of explorers travels to the distant galaxy where Atlantis is located, where a primitive human civilization is threatened by a sinister enemy.

 

 

 

Monday 23rd July

 

Trigger Happy TV S1-2. The iconic hidden camera show returns with all new characters and one giant smartphone!

 

 

 

 

Flowers S2. Innovative comedy-drama starring Olivia Colman and Julian Barratt, written and directed by Bafta-nominated Will Sharpe.

 

 

 

Love Island S3. Winner of a BAFTA for Best Reality Show, Love Island follows glamorous singles as they live in a beautiful villa under the watchful gaze of the audience at home, who have the power to decide who stays and who goes.

 

 

Survival of the Fittest. From the makers of Love Island comes the ultimate battle of the sexes. A team of girls and a team of boys gather together in a luxury Lodge under the searing South African sun where they go head-to-head, in order to win a big cash prize.

 

 

 

Friday 27th 

 

Legion S1-2. Legion follows David Haller, a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and visions might be real.

 

 

Saturday 28th 

 

Million Dollar Baby. Star of The Valleys and Big Brother, Lateysha Grace is on a mission to make her daughter Wynter a million pounds for her future! Follow Lateysha and Wynter’s journey through social media posts and creating their own brand. Can they make a million?