Little Women: A Timeless Story

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Air dates: 
Sun, 2018-03-18
Price: $84.00

DVD / Blu-Ray - Little Women

PBS and MASTERPIECE in partnership with Colin Callender’s Playground and the BBC present a television adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s coming-of-age classic, Little Women. The three-part drama is scripted by Heidi Thomas, well-known to PBS audiences for her acclaimed adaptations of Call the Midwife and Cranford. Vanessa Caswill (Thirteen, My Mad Fat Diary) directs all three hours.

Loved by generations of women worldwide, Little Women is a truly universal coming of age story, as relevant and engaging today as it was on its original publication in 1868. Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, the story follows sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March on their journey from childhood to adulthood. With the help of their mother, Marmee, and while their father is away at war, the girls navigate what it means to be a young woman: from sibling rivalry and first love, to loss and marriage.

Masterpiece Drama Collection - 16 DVDs

  • DVD - Little Women: A Timeless Story
  • 9 DVDs - Poldark: Seasons 1, 2, 3
  • 6 DVDs - Victoria: Seasons 1, 2

3-DVD Set - Poldark, Season 1

Masterpiece: Poldark Season 1

It's 1783, and Ross Poldark has returned home from the American Revolutionary War to find England in the grip of recession and his beloved Cornwall on its knees. His father is dead, his family's land and copper mines are in ruins, and his childhood sweetheart is about to marry his first cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves, Ross must rebuild his life, embarking on a risky business venture, facing new adversaries, and finding love where he least expects it.

Based on the novels by Winston Graham and set against the dramatic Cornish coastline, this striking saga stars Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) as Ross Poldark, Eleanor Tomlinson (Death Comes to Pemberley) as the fiery Demelza, and includes a special appearance by Robin Ellis, who played the original Ross Poldark in the 1970s.

3-DVD Set - Poldark, Season 2

Masterpiece: Poldark Season 2

Poldark, the drama that has become a cultural phenomenon, continues for a second season on the stunning beaches of Cornwall. Ross Poldark, the character redefined by the smoldering Aidan Turner (The Hobbit), returns home following his arrest in the gripping finale of season one.

It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan (Jack Farthing) tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis (Kyle Soller) and Elizabeth (Heida Reed) watch on in horror, can Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson) save Ross from himself?

Crippled by debts, Ross and Francis try to heal old wounds by joining forces in a new mine free of the Warleggans. Ross and Elizabeth are thrown together by unforeseen circumstances, and Ross risks everything in a desperate smuggling venture. Amid catastrophic losses, significant triumphs, and shattered relationships, they must learn to settle their differences once and for all, but at what cost?

3-DVD Set - Poldark, Season 3

Masterpiece: Poldark Season 3

1794: War and the revolution in France hang over Britain. In Cornwall, George Warleggan grows his empire with a view to crush the Poldarks while Ross and Demelza attempt to keep the peace and repair their relationship at Nampara. However, the arrival of Demelza's brothers disturbs the fragile truce and Ross must ask himself how long he can allow George's ascent to continue unchecked. Facing battles both at home and abroad, will Ross answer the call and risk losing everything he holds dear?

Bonus Material: *Roscoff Rescue *Production Design with Jeff Tessler *Costume Design with Howard Burden *Make-up and Hair Designer (Pippa Woods) *The Women in Poldark *Favourite Locations *Aidan Turner (Ross Poldark) *Eleanor Tomlinson (Demelza Poldark) *Demelza and Hugh Armitage *Drake and Morwenna *George and Elizabeth

3-DVD Set - Victoria: Season 1

Masterpiece: Victoria Season 1

Created and written by acclaimed novelist Daisy Goodwin, this ambitious and rich drama presents the early years of the life of one of history's greatest monarchs. With Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who; Death Comes to Pemberley), Rufus Sewell (The Man in the High Castle) and Tom Hughes (Cemetery Junction) leading an ensemble cast of award-winning talent, Victoria draws on real-life events and the Queen's own exhaustive diaries to paint a vivid portrait of her transformation from an impulsive eighteen-year-old to her early years as wife, mother, and head of a global empire. Stretching from the upper echelons of the royal court to the below-stairs staff, this is a story of passionate affairs, power struggles, and unrequited love, at the center of which stands the new Queen - a strong, complex, and willful woman who must, somehow, become an enduring icon.

OVER 20 MINUTES OF BONUS FEATURES INCLUDING: - Interviews with Jenna Coleman (Queen Victoria), Tom Hughes (Prince Albert) and Rufus Sewell (Lord Melbourne) - Tour of the Buckingham Palace Set with Nell Hudson and Tommy Knight - Creating the CGI Magic.

3-DVD Set - Victoria: Season 2

Masterpiece: Victoria Season 2

Acclaimed drama Victoria returns for a second season starring Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) as Queen Victoria, a nineteenth-century heroine for our times. This landmark account of the life of one of history's greatest monarchs continues as the Queen faces the very modern challenge of balancing a growing family with her marriage to Prince Albert (Tom Hughes, The Game) and her work - all while being the ruler of the most powerful nation on earth. As Victoria's reign continues into the 1840s, her Kingdom is witness to extraordinary events - constitutional crises and scandals at court, the rise of the Chartist movement, the devastating Irish Potato Famine, and Europe swept by revolution. As the saga unfolds over vital moments in history, the Queen and Prince Albert must meet each public challenge while confronting profound personal changes.

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