UK VT Drama Highlights

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Secret Army: The Complete Series 1-3 [DVD] [1977]
1.  Secret Army: The Complete Series 1-3 [DVD] [1977] DVD ~ Bernard Hepton
The list author says:
  "Epic, moving, beautiful and shocking.  The perfect BBC 1970s drama."
83.99   Used & New from: 39.74
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Upstairs Downstairs - The Complete Series [DVD]
2.  Upstairs Downstairs - The Complete Series [DVD] DVD ~ Upstairs Downstairs
The list author says:
  "Wonderful scripts, performances and direction.  Each epsiode plays out like a period theatre piece."
38.99   Used & New from: 32.02
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (78 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

When The Boat Comes In : Complete BBC Collection (24 Disc Box Set) [2007] [DVD]
3.  When The Boat Comes In : Complete BBC Collection (24 Disc Box Set) [2007] [DVD] DVD ~ James Bolam
The list author says:
  "All 4 series are a must - witty, clever plots that flirt with tragedy and triumph."
50.26   Used & New from: 41.50
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Public Eye - The Complete 1969 Series [DVD]
4.  Public Eye - The Complete 1969 Series [DVD] DVD ~ Alfred Burke
The list author says:
  "The first complete surviving series of this TV gem.  Popular in it's day Public Eye is a long lost treat."
19.44   Used & New from: 14.74
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Public Eye - The Complete 1971 Series [DVD]
5.  Public Eye - The Complete 1971 Series [DVD] DVD ~ Alfred Burke
The list author says:
  "Another helping of the magnificent Alfred Burke.  Come on Network, give us the remaining episodes."
21.73   Used & New from: 14.18
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

The Sandbaggers - Series 1 [1978] [DVD]
6.  The Sandbaggers - Series 1 [1978] [DVD] DVD ~ Roy Marsden
The list author says:
  "Brilliant, compelling spy drama, the way it should be - VT and a shoestring budget."
13.03   Used & New from: 4.59
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Thriller - The Complete Series (15 Disc Box Set) [DVD]
7.  Thriller - The Complete Series (15 Disc Box Set) [DVD] DVD ~ Robert Powell
The list author says:
  "Masterful suspense drama from Brian Clemens.  This vast box set provides TV gold for archive fans."
44.94
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Stone Tape [DVD] [1972]
8.  The Stone Tape [DVD] [1972] DVD ~ Michael Bryant|Jane Asher|Iain Cuthbertson
The list author says:
  "Makes fine use of the intimacy of VT to provide atmosphere and suspense."
Used & New from: 27.99
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

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The Year Of The Sex Olympics [DVD] [1968]
9.  The Year Of The Sex Olympics [DVD] [1968] DVD ~ Leonard Rossiter
The list author says:
  "The BFI should have given this one a good clean up before releasing it, but the quality of the production still shines through."
Used & New from: 44.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Redcap - The Complete First Series [DVD] [1964]
10.  Redcap - The Complete First Series [DVD] [1964] DVD ~ John Thaw
The list author says:
  "Forget about Regan and Morse, this is Thaw at his finest.  Another quality drama from ABC."
29.99   Used & New from: 16.60
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

The Power Game - Series 1 [1965] [DVD]
11.  The Power Game - Series 1 [1965] [DVD] DVD ~ Patrick Wymark
The list author says:
  "With a cast and crew of this quality even a drama based on the construction industry can be fascinating."
Used & New from: 16.69
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Sapphire And Steel: Assignments 1-3 (Box Set) [DVD] [1979]
12.  Sapphire And Steel: Assignments 1-3 (Box Set) [DVD] [1979] DVD ~ David McCallum
The list author says:
  "One of the last great uses of VT in drama.  Save your money for a potential reissue of this show, though."
Used & New from: 8.63
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (26 customer reviews)

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Special Branch Series 1 [DVD] [1969]
13.  Special Branch Series 1 [DVD] [1969] DVD ~ Derrin Nesbitt
The list author says:
  "The superior first VT series of this quality police drama."
19.99   Used & New from: 17.85
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Edward The Seventh [1975] [DVD]
14.  Edward The Seventh [1975] [DVD] DVD ~ Annette Crosbie
The list author says:
  "A major achievement in period television.  The DVD picture quality is magnificent also.  When you've watched this, check out 'Lillie' by the same team."
49.99   Used & New from: 24.15
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

The Sherlock Holmes Collection Box Set [DVD]
15.  The Sherlock Holmes Collection Box Set [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Cushing
The list author says:
  "Enjoy some 60s colour VT and perhaps 2:entertain will consider releasing the Wilmer series."
11.74   Used & New from: 5.76
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Gangsters - Complete Series [DVD]
16.  Gangsters - Complete Series [DVD] DVD ~ Maurice Colbourne
The list author says:
  "This one defies description in the space I've got here."
Used & New from: 29.78
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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When The Boat Comes In 0 27 Feb 2014
English subtitles 6 18 Sep 2012
Was it called "Changes"? 4 8 Dec 2011
Subtitles 0 7 Sep 2011
subtitiles 4 18 Aug 2011
Subtitles? 3 7 Aug 2011
Unplayable? 1 5 Nov 2010
When the boat comes in - disc order 0 8 Apr 2010
Packaging 1 18 May 2009
Is the final episode included? 1 31 Oct 2008
Subtitle 0 29 Feb 2008
When the boat comes in 0 29 Jul 2007
 
   

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