Simon Callow

The Man Who Invented Christmas
8.8
The Man Who Invented Christmas
After a series his books have been flops, Charles Dickens decides to write and self-publish A Christmas Carol.
8.8/1714
Victoria & Abdul
8.6
Victoria & Abdul
Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
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Golden Years
9.1
Golden Years
Fate, the pensions crisis and a steadfast refusal to accept the injustice of old age have contrived to force law abiding, retired couple, Arthur and Martha Goode into a life of crime.
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Viceroy’s House
9
Viceroy’s House
In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
9/1734
The Company
9
The Company
The Company is an American miniseries about the activities of the CIA during the Cold War. It was based on the best selling novel by Robert Littell. The teleplay adaptation was written by Ken Nolan.
9/1415
Roman Mysteries
8.3
Roman Mysteries
Roman Mysteries is a television series based on the series of children's historical novels by Caroline Lawrence. It is reportedly the most expensive British children's TV series to date at £1 million per hour. The series began filming in June 2006 and was first broadcast from 8 May 2007. The series is divided into "scrolls", each based on one book, starting ...
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Shoebox Zoo
8.7
Shoebox Zoo
Shoebox Zoo is a children's fantasy TV series made in a collaboration between BBC Scotland and various Canadian television companies. It is mostly live-action, but with CGI used for the animal figurines. It was first broadcast in 2004 by CBBC. The series was broadcast in the United States by the Showtime network.
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Angels in America
8.9
Angels in America
Angels in America is a 2003 HBO miniseries adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name by Tony Kushner. Kushner adapted his original text for the screen, and Mike Nichols directed. Set in 1985, the film has at its core the story of two couples whose relationships dissolve amidst the backdrop of Reagan era politics, the spreading AIDS ...
8.9/1327
Chance in a Million
8.5
Chance in a Million
Chance in a Million is a British sitcom broadcast between 1984 and 1986, produced by Thames Television for Channel 4. The series was co-written by Andrew Norriss and Richard Fegen and starred Simon Callow and Brenda Blethyn. The producer and director of the series was Michael Mills.
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