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Go Now

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition which affects around 100,000 people in the UK. Highlighting the impact multiple sclerosis has on a young sportsman and his loved ones, Go Now is a heart-wrenching, intense and unforgettable film from 1995, and it comes to DVD 20 years after it was originally broadcast by the BBC, courtesy of Simply Media.

Starring an outstanding cast with Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting) in the lead role, directed by BAFTA winner Michael Winterbottom (The Trip) and written by the multi-award-winning Jimmy McGovern (The Street) and Paul Henry Powell (The Vice). The BAFTA winning film arrives on DVD 12 September 2016, accompanied by an exclusive special feature with footballer Danny Wallace talking about his own experiences suffering with MS. Simply Media is collaborating with The MS Society UK and will be donating 1GBP per DVD sold to the charity.



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Moving On Series Six

Starring another stellar line up of actors including Catastrophe's Sharon Horgan, Golden Globe winner Hayley Mills (Wild at Heart) and BAFTA winner Peter Egan (Chariots of Fire), the fifth and sixth series of hit BBC One drama Moving On arrive on DVD for the very first time, following the recent success of series four on DVD.

Created by multi award-winning writer Jimmy McGovern (Cracker), this critically acclaimed long running series features stand-alone episodes and with seven series to date, with an eighth in production. Moving On explores complex issues all linked by the common theme of characters who reach a turning point in life... and then move on.

Moving On Series Six comes to DVD 5 September 2016.



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World War Two 1942 and Hitler's Soft Underbelly

The British fought the Second World War to defeat Hitler. World War Two 1942 and Hitler's Soft Underbelly asks why, then, did they spend so much of the conflict battling through North Africa and Italy?

Reynolds reassesses Winston Churchill's conviction that the Mediterranean was the 'soft underbelly' of Hitler's Europe. Travelling to Egypt and Italian battlefields like Cassino, scene of some of the worst carnage in western Europe, he shows how, in reality, the 'soft underbelly' became a dark and dangerous obsession for Churchill.

Reynolds reveals a prime minister very different from the jaw-jutting bulldog of Britain's 'finest hour' in 1940 - a leader who was politically vulnerable at home, desperate to shore up a crumbling British empire abroad, losing faith in his army and even ready to deceive his American allies if it might delay fighting head to head against the Germans in northern France. It arrives on DVD 5 September 2016.



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Full Steam Ahead - Victorian Railways

Hop on board for Full Steam Ahead - Victorian Railways, a brand new series from the team that brought us Victorian Farm. It arrives on DVD courtesy of RLJ Entertainment's Acorn Label on 5 September 2016, following its run on BBC Two.

This fascinating six-part series follows well-known historians Peter Ginn, Alex Langlands and Ruth Goodman as they set off down the line on an old-fashioned locomotive, visiting different parts of the country and immersing themselves in the workings of the railways. They get their hands dirty from driving the train, to working in the station, manning the signal box and learning how to run every aspect of a 19th and early 20th century railway.

The age of steam was an era of extraordinary change which utterly transformed every aspect of British life - from trade and transportation to health and recreation. This series reveals how the world we live in today was entirely shaped by the railways, charting the glorious evolution of the rail transportation and how it left its mark on every aspect of our life, landscape and culture.



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Joint Account: The Complete Series 1&2

Meet the Braithwaites. Belinda Braithwaite (Hannah Gordon - My Wife Next Door) and David Braithwaite (Peter Egan - Chariots of Fire) enjoy a very unconventional marriage. Belinda works full-time as an outspoken and respected bank manager. David is a 'stay-at-home-Dad', who likes things the way they are, but when Belinda wants to quit her exhausting job for a simpler life David has other ideas.

Directed by Mike Stephens ('Allo 'Allo) and written by Don Webb (Byker Grove), Joint Account: The Complete Series 1&2 comes to DVD for the first time on 5 September 2016 courtesy of Simply Media.



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McCallum: The Complete Collection

Set within the morgue at St. Patrick's Hospital in London's East End, gripping drama McCallum stars John Hannah (The Mummy) in the title role of Dr. Iain McCallum, a motorcycling forensic pathologist with a passion for truth and more women problems than he can handle.

Surrounding him are his dedicated team of Angela Moloney (Zara Turner - Sliding Doors), Sir Paddy Penfold (Richard Moore - Emmerdale), Fuzzy (James Saxton - Les Miserables) and Bobby (Richard O'Callaghan - Born and Bred), making up a formidable body of opposition to those determined to flaunt the law.

Also starring Suzanna Hamilton (1984), Eva Pope (Waterloo Road) and Nathaniel Parker (Merlin), McCallum: The Complete Collection comes to DVD on 5 September 2016.



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Somewhere at Sea

When Timothy Spall (Secrets & Lies, The Enfield Haunting) one of Britain's best-loved actors, was facing a life-threatening illness, he promised himself that if he survived, he'd take up sailing. The result is a collection of three travelogues, four episodes apiece, of his adventures - Somewhere at Sea, Back at Sea and All At Sea.

Somewhere at Sea is available 29 August 2016 on DVD from Simply Media and follows Timothy and his wife Shane as they navigate around the coast of Britain in a specially built sea-going barge, The Princess Matilda. From Fowey in Cornwall, to Lands End and then onto South Wales, the couple meet local characters and experience the day-to-day adventures of life at sea along the way.



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Chucklevision The Complete Series Two

'To me to you to me you'...a phrase that will bring a chuckle to many generations.

With its catchy theme song Chuckle Vision Chuckle Chuckle Vision and inimitable stars The Chuckle Brothers, Chucklevision was one of the BBC's longest running children's series gracing our screens from 1987 - 2009 and now series one and two of the hilarious, madcap, much loved series arrive on DVD courtesy of Simply Media.

The Chuckle Brothers aka Barry and Paul Elliott are a TV phenomenon, with their unique humour that transcends kids TV to entertain all ages, and in 2008 they received the Special Award at the Children's BAFTAs for their work.

The second series of the wacky and thoroughly entertaining show aired from 1988 - 1989 and now Chucklevision The Complete Series Two, featuring another 13 zany episodes, arrives on DVD on 29 August 2016.

This series sees the boys investigate hobbies, farming and U.F.O.s, celebrate Christmas and the Australian Bicentennial, perform with a symphony orchestra and learn the art of puppetry, invent a robot and observe wildlife... and that's not all!



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