MILLERS TALE John (Dennis Waterman) runs a pub in suburban Kent. He hosts a regular Karaoke night, where his much younger beautiful wife Alison (Billie Piper) is queen bee. One night a smooth talking stranger, Nick (James Nesbitt), arrives claiming to be a talent scout and declaring that Alison has what it takes to be a star. Alison is drawn to him by the promise of fame, but his motives aren't quite what they seem. WIFE OF BATH Fifty three year old Beth Craddock (Julie Walters) is a successful television actress who still believes in Mr Right, despite a number of failed marriages behind her. When her husband of 16 years leaves her for another woman, she finds comfort in the arms of her 22-year-old co-star Jerome (Paul Nicholls). They fall passionately in love instantly, but behind the smiles and laughter the pressures of their age difference is never far away. THE MAN OF LAWS TALE Constance (Nikki Amuka-Bird) is a Nigerian refugee found on a small boat in the Chatham docks by a couple, Mark and Nicky, who take her in. A devout Christian, Constance cannot remember what has happened to her. At a church a young man, Terry, falls for her but the feelings are no mutual as Constance is falling in love with Marks Boss Alan (Andrew Lincoln). When Constance rejects Terry's physical advances his violent revenge has tragic consequences for all involved THE KNIGHTS TALE Ace (John Simm) and Paul (Chiwetel Ejiofor) arw two young prisoners who've been friends since childhood. When they fall in love with the same woman Emily (Keeley Hawes) a teacher at the prison their friendship is torn apart and they become bitter enemies. When Ace has served his sentence both become consumed with bitter jealousy each thinking the other will be closer to Emily. And when Paul escapes from jail events hurtle towards a tragi conclusion.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (1.78:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: 2-DVD Set, Anamorphic Widescreen, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: The Miller's Tale: When smooth talking Nick arrives in a flash red sports car, young wannabe pop star Alison thinks that her dreams have come true and incites the jealousy of her husband Dennis Waterman.
The Wife Of Bath's Tale: Beth Craddock is a TV actress who still believes in Mr. Right, even after a number of failed marriages. But is her dashing co-star, Jerome her soulmate despite their large age difference.
The Knight's Tale: Ace and Paul are two prisoners who both fall in love with their teacher, Emily and it begins to tear their friendship apart with devastating effect.
The Sea Captain's Tale: Jetender is a powerful 'Godfather' like figure in a close knit Asian community. Meena is his beautiful, spoilt, extravagant wife with an uncontrollable spending habit....
The Pardoner's Tale: Three down and outs, Arty, Baz and Colin are in the middle of a massive hunt for a missing girl, Amy. But when they come across another young girl, Kitty, it unleashes a sequence of events that could bring about their downfall....
The Man Of Law's Tale: A young Nigerian refugee, Constance, is caught up in a love triangle between the man who lusts after her and the man that she loves. Alan embarks on a dangerous search for Constance in Nigeria. ...Canterbury Tales (UK) - Complete Series - 2-DVD Set ( The Miller's Tale / The Wife of Bath / The Knight's Tale / The Sea Captain's Tale / The Pardoner's Tale / The Man of Law's Tale ) ( The Canterbury Tales (2003) )