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Finding Joy DVD & digital

Amy Huberman (Cold Feet, Striking Out) writes and stars alongside Aisling Bea (This Way Up, Living with Yourself) and Jenny Rainsford (Fleabag) in a new, hilarious six-part comedy series Finding Joy, that follows the trials and tribulations of a journalist turned accidental superstar vlogger. Finding Joy arrives on DVD 16 March 2020 courtesy of Acorn Media International following its UK premiere on UKTV's W Channel.

Joy (Huberman) may have just broken up with her long-term boyfriend, Aidan (Lochlann O'Mearain - Vikings), and her best friend Trish (Hannah James-Scott - Crumble) is busy having a baby, but she's totally fine...no matter what her dog, Canine Aidan (Peter McDonald - Dublin Murders), thinks.

Joy is perfectly happy with her secluded and orderly life as a back-room news editor. That is until her quiet life is turned upside down as she is summoned to step into the position of the media corporation's sexy and adventurous lifestyle guru and Ireland's most beloved vlogger, Flora the Happy Hunter (Laura Whitmore - Love Island presenter). Joy is catapulted headlong into the unknown and unwelcome world of social media stardom.



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Baghdad Central DVD

Chaos rules on the streets of occupied Baghdad, where soldiers and secrets run unchecked amidst the aftermath of war. Baghdad Central is a gripping new adaptation of the novel by Elliott Colla, created by BAFTA nominated writer Steven Butchard (The Last Kingdom). The six-part crime thriller airs this February on Channel 4, and comes to DVD and digital from Acorn Media International on 16 March 2020.

November 2003, Saddam Hussein has gone into hiding. The US-led invasion has left no one in charge and there is no effective rule of law. During the war, ex-policeman Muhsin al-Khafaji (Waleed Zuaiter - Altered Carbon) lost everything, and is battling to keep himself and his sick daughter Mrouj (July Namir - Homeland) safe. But when he discovers that his estranged older daughter Sawsan (Leem Lubani - Omar) is missing, his desperate search leads him to uncover the dangerous hidden life she had been leading...

Khafaji is recruited by British officer Frank Temple (Bertie Carvel - Doctor Foster) to help rebuild the local police force alongside the abrasive American Military Police Captain John Parodi (Corey Stoll - House of Cards), so he agrees to collaborate with the occupying forces, risking everything to find out what happened to his daughter. Khafaji turns to his daughter's enigmatic professor, Zubeida Rashid (Clara Khoury - Homeland)...but whose side is she on?



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The Brokenwood Mysteries Series 6 DVD & 1-6 Box set

Brokenwood: New Zealand: Population 5000 and declining - slowly - one by one, or two by two, depending on the murder rate that week. Series Six of hit New Zealand crime drama The Brokenwood Mysteries recently aired on UKTV's Drama Channel, and arrives on DVD 17 February 2020, alongside the Series 1 to 6 Box Set, courtesy of Acorn Media International.

Four-times-divorced, country-music-loving, big city cop Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea - Go Girls) has settled into the rural town of Brokenwood. He was first brought in to solve the case of a dead farmer suspected of foul play, and never left....but there's no rest for the wicked and the crimes keep on coming. Along with his by-the-book young partner Detective Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland - The Almighty Johnsons), Mike delves into the quaint community's dark underbelly, where shadows lurk beneath the surface.

A murder at a Victorian dress-up Steampunk event, a renowned crime author falling victim to a killing right out of his books, an animal activist found dead on the first day of duck hunting season, and run-ins with some familiar faces as they are called in to investigate a suspicious suicide at Brokenwood Women's Prison - can Mike and the team get to the bottom of these gruesome goings-on?



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Ealing Music & Film Valentine's Festival 2020

The acclaimed Ealing Music & Film Festival is set for its return in 2020 with a packed to the rafters schedule of entertainment. Now in its eighth consecutive year, this celebration of Ealing's cultural heritage has firmly established itself as the must visit event of the winter.

The festival will run from 12th - 16th February with an enriching and eclectic programme, from classical concerts to opera, with classic films, a play and workshops for budding musicians, future video stars and much more. There is something for everyone.

Working in partnership with the University of West London, where many of the events will take place, along with many seminal locations across the borough, the festival continues to support the wealth of creative talent on its doorstep.



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Britannia Series II and I & II Box Set DVD and digital release

Ruthless Romans, drugged-up Druids and capricious Celts...welcome to Britannia. Olivier award-winning playwright Jez Butterworth (The Ferryman) pens this rich historical series that blends fact and fantasy to create a fever-dream drama. Recently returning for its second series on Sky Atlantic, Britannia Series II comes to DVD and digital from Acorn Media International on 10 February 2020 alongside a Series I & II Box Set.

43AD, Roman General Aulus Plautius (David Morrissey - The Missing) arrives in Britannia, determined to conquer it where Julius Caesar lost to the Druids 90 years earlier. He leverages rivalries between Celtic tribes led by Queen Antedia (Zoe Wanamaker - Harry Potter), and the aging King Pellenor (Ian McDiarmid - Star Wars).

High Druid Veran (Mackenzie Crook - Detectorists) summons spirits with gruesome rituals to achieve his own ends, while chosen child Cait (Eleanor Worthington-Cox - Gwen) seeks to fulfil a prophecy to oust the Romans with the help of demon-possessed madman Divis (Nikolaj Lie Kaas - The Killing).

Who will rule Britannia?



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Under the Shadow Limited Edition Blu-ray

Lauded by Mark Kermode as a 'brilliantly intelligent thriller' and one of his top 10 films of the decade, Iranian director Babak Anvari's Sundance 2016 hit Under the Shadow is loved by audiences and critics alike, and was the UK's Foreign Language submission to the Academy Awards. Part ghost story, part social thriller with cutting political commentary, the film is already considered a genre classic and is set for its UK Blu-ray debut on 10 February, in a feature packed Limited Edition box set, courtesy of Second Sight.



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The Trial Of Christine Keeler DVD

A politician. A young woman. A Russian spy. The British government rocked by scandal. It could be just another day of news. But this is another story, one of the most iconic of the 20th Century and another time...the 1960s. An affair brought the British government to its knees and created a political, sexual and cultural revolution... The story of the Profumo Affair has been told many times before...on the big screen, in books galore, on stage and even in song and now a brand new BBC drama takes a look at the real people behind the headlines. The Trial of Christine Keeler flips the focus to the women involved and brings the story bang up to date for the #MeToo era. This enthralling, powerful six-part drama is set to air on BBC One this Christmas and arrives on DVD and digital from Acorn Media International on 27 January 2020.



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8 Days DVD & digital release

What would you do if you only had 8 Days left to live? A meteorite is on a collision course with Earth. The chances to survive in Central Europe: Zero.

This colossally ambitious German series explores the answer to this impossible question through the eyes of an ordinary Berlin family living through the last days of mankind as we know it. Airing on Sky Atlantic this winter, the series arrives on DVD and digital early 2020 from Acorn Media International.

Each episode of this eight parter brings us one day closer to annihilation. The impending catastrophe sets in motion the reorganisation of society as we know it, and the world rapidly sinks into a huge, panicky, chaotic party. Suddenly people can break the speed limit at will, have wild unprotected sex, do all the drugs they want, shop with no money, live without working, love with no consequences - but in the end, the only thing that matters is: What is really important to you in your final days and hours?

Prepare for the end of life as you know it in... 8 Days.



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