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Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

Summary: When a gifted ghostwriter is hired to write the memoirs of former British Prime Minister Adam Lang, he quickly finds himself trapped in a web of political and sexual intrigue. Lang is implicated in a scandal over his administration's harsh tactics, and as the ghostwriter digs into the politician's past, he discovers secrets that threaten to jeopardize international relations forever. Bonus...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GHO

Summary: Political corruption, corporate intrigue, and sex scandal emerge when ambitious journalists delve into the seemingly unrelated deaths of a politician's assistant and a teen drug dealer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV STA

Summary: "Yes Prime Minister is a British comedy series about the wheeling and dealing of political life. Although the series is set within the British political scene, it deals with political games and clashes between politicians and the civil service that could be found almost everywhere in the world"--Http://www.yes-minister.com/introduc.htm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV YES

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA UNI

Summary: The well-meaning Jim Hacker, a newly appointed Cabinet Minister, battles career civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV YES

Summary: The British Prime Minister and the U.S. President infer that they want to embark on a war in the Middle East. Simon Foster, the British Minister for International Development states, off the cuff, in a radio interview that 'war is unforeseeable.' He later tries to recant his statement to news reporters with another statement. Both remarks start a series of manoeuvrings on both sides by both the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY IN
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IN

Summary: 17th century Britain was a hotbed of revolution, treachery and court intrigue. Oliver Cromwell, the fiery ambitious commoner took on the monarchy and changed the course of Western civilization. He and King Charles I fought for absolute rule.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CRO

Summary: Henry, now forty-five, marries Jane Seymour. Jane helps to reconcile Mary with her father, but only after Mary signs a paper admitting that she is illegitimate. Jane gives birth to a son, but dies shortly thereafter. Devastated by Jane's death, Henry locks himself away, drawing fantasy palaces, with caustic court jester Will Sommers as his sole companion. Henry then marries Anne of Cleves, a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Showtime Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV TUD

1 hold on 12 copies

Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FAV

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD Fa

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE FAV

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3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: A sprawling BBC saga of wealth, passion, and power, set in the palatial country houses and grand Mayfair salons of mid-Victorian England. Chronicles twenty years in the life of an aristocratic dynasty moving through high society in the heyday of Queen Victoria's reign. Based on Anthony Trollope's six political novels about British Parliamentary life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by RLJ Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PAL

Summary: June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ch

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CHU

Summary: Chronicles the blunders of the fictitious Department of Social Affairs and Citizenship, a government department barely registering on the national radar. In this Ministry, every announcement is followed by a whirlwind of u-turns, every policy is a scramble and every mishap is met with abuse from the Prime Minister's policy enforcer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV THI

Summary: The life of a consummate politician's wife is turned upside down when she discovers that her husband, the British Conservative government's Minister for the Family, has been having an affair with a former call girl.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn, Media 2013

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA POL

Summary: Escorting his activist daughter home from college, Detective Inspector Ronald Craven watches helplessly as she is gunned down in cold blood. Hell-bent on revenge, his search for her killer leads him into a terrifying encounter with government cover-ups and nuclear espionage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV EDG

Summary: A rogue band of DJs captivate Britain in the 1960s. The music they play defines a generation and the DJs stand up to a government that, incomprehensibly, preferred jazz. The Count is a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin is the boss of Radio Rock. Radio rock is a pirate radio station situated in the middle of the North Atlantic that's populated by an eclectic crew of rock and roll...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD P

Summary: In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcedent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN HUN

Streep, Meryl

1 hold on 6 copies

Summary: Dramatized profile of Great Britain's controversial prime minister, Margaret Thatcher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA IRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IRO RATED PG-13

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE IRO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Iron 2012

McShane, Ian

Summary: Set in England as it emerges from the Dark Ages, an idealistic mason makes it his life's work to build a cathedral in Kingsbridge, but political turmoil and intrigue threaten to destroy his plans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Pillars 2010