Richard Armitage in The Crucible trailer

Exclusive: The Hobbit actor takes to the big screen again in screenings of the Old Vic’s five-star play By Kat Brown    8:35AM GMT 29 Oct 2014 [KGVID width=”640″ height=”368″]https://perioddrama.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Video-Richard-Armitage-The-Crucible-cinema-screenings-Telegraph.flv[/KGVID] The witching hour approaches for much-anticipated cinema screenings of the Old Vic’s staging of The Crucible – starting with the trailer, which you can see first here. The theatre’s sold-out production received glowing reviews when it played this summer, with The Hobbit actor Richard Armitage taking the lead as Arthur Miller’s fallen hero, John Proctor. Director Yaël Farber took Miller’s American play, which looks at the McCarthy era witch hunts through …

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Northmen – A Viking Saga

A band of Vikings are stranded behind enemy lines on the coast of Alba as their longboat goes down in a dreadful storm. Their only chance of survival is to find a path to the Viking settlement, Danelag, traversing an unfamiliar and hostile land they have never known. The journey becomes a race for their lives when the King of Alba sends his most feared mercenaries after them. But when the Vikings meet a kind Christian Monk who preaches with his sword, the hunters become the hunted as the Vikings set deadly traps, mercilessly decimating their pursuers one by one, …

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Marco Polo – Netflix December 12

Marco Polo, Netflix’s grandest show, Release Date, Cast, Plot and Spoilers: Featuring the Court of Kublai Khan Read more: http://www.hallels.com/articles/7636/20140929/marco-polo-netflix-s-grandest-show-release-date-cast-plot.htm#ixzz3HGDCf4CA Kara Michelle First Posted: Sep 29, 2014 08:01 AM EDT   Marco Polo, Netflix’s grandest show, Release Date, Cast, Plot and Spoilers: Featuring the Court of Kublai Khan Marco Polo Netflix release date is set this December 12, 2014. It has been reported that this could be the grandest and biggest show Netflix have to offer so far. It starts off its first season with ten episodes and pretty much go from there. Marco Polo Netflix series will be about …

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The Passing Bells – BBC One, Nov 03, 2014

Marking the centenary of World War One, the five-part series sees the conflict of the unfold through the eyes of two very ordinary young men. The Passing Bells was filmed in Poland and is written by Tony Jordan (EastEnders, Hustle, Life on Mars). Paddy Gibson (What Richard Did) and Jack Lowden (The Tunnel) star as Thomas and Michael, two young men for whom the war has little mercy, no matter which side they might be fighting for. Over five chronological years, The Passing Bells follows their lives, as they grow up, lose friends and find love amid the horrors of …

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Dearest, loveliest Meg – Part Thirty

  Chapter Thirty Even when a stab of remorse pierced my heart, I could not, for the world, have stopped myself from reading Douglas’ diary. The thoroughly feminine urge of a woman, to delve deep into the secrets of the man she loved, washed over me. I wanted to know my Douglas and everything that was in his life. This year’s diary’s first entries in January were about his stay with his cousin on the isle of Jamaica and reports about the tobacco plantation. I rapidly browsed through them, but the entries made little sense to me. Every now and …

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Dearest, loveliest Meg – Part Twenty-Nine

  Chapter Twenty-Nine A journey through hell began as our little group struggled to find the front door of the Bernard house. We stumbled through thick blackness, caused by the vile smoke and the dust of falling debris as pieces of the walls and beams began falling down around us. At one point I tripped and fell, releasing Douglas’ shirt. I could not breathe and nearly coughed my heart out, which only caused my lungs to ache even more. Douglas groped for me and I clutched his hand in a death grip. He hauled me back to my feet, shouting …

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Macman: Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs

By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on October 16th, 2014 Benedict Cumberbatch might be taking all the attention right now for his portrayal of the mathematical genius Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, but it looks as if another British actor is eyeing up a technical biopic of a more modern sort. It’s been reported in Variety that Christian Bale is in talks to take the lead role in Jobs, the story of Steve Jobs and Apple computers. It’s based on Walter Isaacson’s eponymous biography from 2011, and will be directed by the great Danny Boyle. Best of all, the movie …

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Allies

Releases in November 1, 2014 UK No US date of release       August 1944. A team of British soldiers led by a US Captain are dropped behind enemy lines in France on a mission that could shorten the war. As nothing goes according to plan, commando Sergeant Harry McBain and Captain Gabriel Jackson know they must put aside personal animosity if the mission is to succeed. Inspired by true events, Allies tells the story of friendship and survival. Julian Ovenden, born 1975 Best known in the US as Charles Blake in Downton Abbey and a dozen years ago …

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