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Catch Me if You Can

Catch Me if You Can

True story about a con man (Leonardo DiCaprio) who cashed fake cheques worth millions.

The Young Victoria

The Young Victoria

After a controlled childhood, Princess Victoria faces a fight to become queen.

Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent

Biopic taking a look at the life of famous French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

Oscar-winning adaptation of the true story. Showing for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018.

You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?

8. Feud: Bette and Joan: Series 1, You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends?

Joan is advised against appearing in a low-budget British feature.

Abandoned

7. Feud: Bette and Joan: Series 1, Abandoned

Joan is frustrated by the convivial atmosphere that Bette is creating with her co-stars.

Hagsploitation

6. Feud: Bette and Joan: Series 1, Hagsploitation

Jack Warner tells Robert Aldrich to get Joan and Bette together for another film.

Eric, Ernie and Me

Eric, Ernie and Me

How Eddie Braben transformed Morecambe & Wise into the nation's most beloved entertainers.

The Desert Fox

The Desert Fox

The story of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, who fought the British in north Africa in WWII.

More or Less

4. Feud: Bette and Joan: Series 1, More or Less

The word on the street is that Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? will bomb.

Mommie Dearest

3. Feud: Bette and Joan: Series 1, Mommie Dearest

A truce seems on the cards when both actresses reveal hardships in their lives.

The Other Woman

2. Feud: Bette and Joan: Series 1, The Other Woman

Director Robert Aldrich adds fuel to the actresses' feud to enhance their performances.

Pilot

1. Feud: Bette and Joan: Series 1, Pilot

Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) decides to find better acting roles for women of her age.

Joe Orton Laid Bare

Joe Orton Laid Bare

The wit, work and world of groundbreaking sixties playwright Joe Orton in his own words.

Effie Gray

Effie Gray

Dakota Fanning stars as Effie Gray, who at 19 became the wife of John Ruskin (Greg Wise).

Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

Biopic of controversial comedian and star of Taxi and Saturday Night Live, Andy Kaufman.

The Boy with the Topknot

The Boy with the Topknot

A touching, humorous story about a second generation Indian man growing up in Britain.

Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher

Intense Oscar-nominated drama, based on true events. With Steve Carell and Channing Tatum.

Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!

Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa!

Dramatised portrait of the popular but troubled comic actor Kenneth Williams.

The Damned United

The Damned United

Michael Sheen stars as Brian Clough in the story of when he took charge of Leeds United.

Babs

Babs

Drama telling the heartwarming story of actress Dame Barbara Windsor.

Selma

Selma

David Oyelowo stars as Martin Luther King Jr, chronicling his campaign for equal rights.

They Flew Alone

They Flew Alone

Anna Neagle stars as Amy Johnson, the 1930s pilot who broke numerous records.

Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain's plans change with the declaration of the First World War.

Behind the Candelabra

Behind the Candelabra

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star in this adaptation about Liberace's secret lover.

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

Fact-based drama about the events that inspired JM Barrie to write Peter Pan.

The Eichmann Show

The Eichmann Show

Drama telling the story of how the 1961 trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann came to be televised.

Mary of Scotland

Mary of Scotland

A lavish portrayal of the turbulent life and death of Mary Queen of Scots.

Walesa: Man of Hope

Walesa: Man of Hope

Biopic of the Polish trade union leader Lech Walesa.

The Lady in the Van

The Lady in the Van

The true story of Miss Shepherd, who lived in her van in writer Alan Bennett's driveway.

Saving Mr Banks

Saving Mr Banks

Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks star in an uplifting tale of the birth of a classic film.

Renoir

Renoir

Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir is revitalised by an inspirational young muse.

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

At the peak of his career, Charles Dickens meets a young actress.

The World's Fastest Indian

The World's Fastest Indian

Biopic of Burt Munro, who used his rebuilt Indian Scout motorcycle to set a speed record.

Reg

Reg

Drama by Jimmy McGovern based on the true story of Reg Keys.