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True Love - Series 1 2011

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All five episodes from the first series of the BBC's improvised drama strand. Set in Margate, each 30-minute, self-contained story examines a different dilemma or situation revolving around modern day themes of love and relationships. David Tennant, Billie Piper, Jane Horrocks, Ashley Walters and David Morrissey star.

Starring:
Jane Horrocks, David Morrissey
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Product Details

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  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 2 hours 13 minutes
Starring Jane Horrocks, David Morrissey, David Tennant, Ashley Walters, Billie Piper
Director Dominic Savage
Genres Drama, Romance
Studio UNIVERSAL PICTURES UK
Rental release 25 July 2012
Main languages English

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Everything about this series was great. The acting was superb, (nice to see DT in a drama and not an advert) but really, look at the actors, would you really expect anything else? It was shot beautifully, the atmosphere spot on, the stories intelligent and true to life and the directing was excellent. Given all this, why not five stars?

Simply put, half an hour was too short a time. Take each episode, each story, with everything I've previously mentioned, and this could easily have filled an hour a time. We only glimpsed the characters and it just felt incomplete. Frankly, we got a sketch rather than a finished piece. Perhaps that was the intention, but with the talent in all parts, both on screen and behind it, being so good, why not build something more?

So, buy this, watch it and enjoy it, but think on, someone missed a trick here. We got two pairs when we could have had a Royal Flush. For example, look at the story behind the excellent Single Father, also with DT. That ran for four one hour episodes. I suppose I always want more of a good thing.

PS; if the BBC make a second series, other than making them longer, please include Suranne Jones. She'd excell here.
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This was a beautifully crafted and brave piece of drama. It handles and deals with some really strong issues. Stand outs for me are David Tennant, Billie Piper, Lacey Turner and Kaya Scodelario. Each of these actors took their characters and i believed every word that was being said. Considering i bought the series because of David, I have watched Billie and Kaya's episode over and over. It is so powerful and moving. The only thing i would have liked different was if the episodes were longer. Give us more time to love the characters and to connect more intensely with them! Other than that, beautiful piece!
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This series was a very well made piece of drama with a wonderful cast. The best episodes by far have to be Episodes 3: Holly and Episode 5: Adrian. The series was improvised meaning the actors did not work from a script, therefore it did have some awkward scenes and maybe the acting wasn't as good all of the time, however some actors really showed raw emotion and showed how brilliant their acting skills are. Notable performances from Lacey Turner, Billie Piper, Kaya Scodelario and David Morrissey. The series had some very moving and believable moments and had a brilliant soundtrack. There could have been some improvements, it wasn't the best TV show I've ever seen but it was enjoyable! Worth buying though!
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This unique format of showing variations love in relationships gave a great view of how personal each experience of love is. The performances were great.
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By K S on 13 April 2013
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I bought this on a whim, as I do like David Tennant in most things he does. But what I did find, is that not only was his episode good, they all were.
I do hope another such series occurs.
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An incredible series . Well written, well conceived and if ever you were considering having a affair, the is series will certainly make you think.

Billie Pipers story is moving , David Morrisy's is frightening and Tennants has to be one of the greatest displays of morals I've seen on any tv drama in a long time
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If you like stories about husbands cheating and wives begging them to stay anyway, watch this film If you like stories about teachers having affairs with minors, watch this film. Otherwise, don't bother. We wish we'd rented something else.
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This is one of those movies where there are several different stories that connect in someway. The first story with David Tennant was the most enjoyable one (hence the three stars) the rest were ok. One of those shows where you have be to in the right mood to watch.
We were glad that we purchased it as will many David Tennant fans.
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