Silver Sirens

The Golden Age of British Film and Theatre

British cinema during the 1940s enjoyed a golden age as wartime film-makers found a new freedom to reflect the national mood, producing works of unparalleled ambition and boldness. Audiences turned to Ealing comedy films, escapist Gainsborough melodrama and World War II propaganda.
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Latest Pictures

Screenshot from the 1986 ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984-1992) (2) featuring Rosalie Crutchley
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) screenshot (2) | Rosalie Crutchley
Screenshot from the 1986 ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984-1992) (1) featuring Paul Eddington
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) screenshot (1) | Paul Eddington
Screenshot from the 1986 ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984-1992) (3) featuring Robert Lang
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) screenshot (3) | Robert Lang
Screenshot from the 2016 ‘Sylvia Syms’ episode of Take Two (2016) (2) featuring Morris Bright
Take Two
Take Two (2016) | Sylvia Syms (2016) screenshot (2) | Morris Bright
Screenshot from the 2016 ‘Sylvia Syms’ episode of Take Two (2016) (1) featuring Sylvia Syms
Take Two
Take Two (2016) | Sylvia Syms (2016) screenshot (1) | Sylvia Syms
Main title from the 2016 ‘Sylvia Syms’ episode of Take Two (2016) (3)
Take Two
Take Two (2016) | Sylvia Syms (2016) opening credits (3)
Main title from the 2016 ‘Sylvia Syms’ episode of Take Two (2016) (2). In association with Kelnat Productions Ltd
Take Two
Take Two (2016) | Sylvia Syms (2016) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 2016 ‘Sylvia Syms’ episode of Take Two (2016) (1). Elstree Studios present
Take Two
Take Two (2016) | Sylvia Syms (2016) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1968 ‘Noon-Doomsday’ episode of The Avengers (1961-69) (3). Directed by Peter Sykes
The Avengers
The Avengers (1961-69) | Noon-Doomsday (1968) opening credits (3)
Main title from the 1968 ‘Noon-Doomsday’ episode of The Avengers (1961-69) (2). Teleplay by Terry Nation
The Avengers
The Avengers (1961-69) | Noon-Doomsday (1968) opening credits (2)
Main title from the 1968 ‘Noon-Doomsday’ episode of The Avengers (1961-69) (1)
The Avengers
The Avengers (1961-69) | Noon-Doomsday (1968) opening credits (1)
Main title from the 1986 ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984-1992) (7). David Horovitch, Norma West, Rosalie Crutchley
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
Miss Marple | The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) opening credits (7)
Main title from the 1986 ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984-1992) (6). Robert Lang, Polly Adams, James Hazeldine
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
Miss Marple | The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) opening credits (6)
Main title from the 1986 ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984-1992) (5). Paul Eddington, Cheryl Campbell
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
Miss Marple | The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) opening credits (5)
Main title from the 1986 ‘The Murder at the Vicarage’ episode of Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984-1992) (4). With Joan Hickson as Miss Marple
Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple
Miss Marple | The Murder at the Vicarage (1986) opening credits (4)

Recent DVD and Blu-ray Releases


Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) [Blu-ray]
Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951) Blu-ray from Network and The British Film (2020)

Released:
1st June, 2020
Price: £12.76
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A waitress wins a local beauty contest and becomes a charm school starlet and later a stripteaser.
Featuring: Lady Godiva Rides Again (1951).

The Man in Grey (1943) [Blu-ray]
The Man in Grey Blu-ray from Network and The British Film (2020)

Released:
18th May, 2020
Price: £15.66
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In Regency times, an aristocrat’s love for her less fortunate friend is repaid by jealousy, treachery and murder.
Featuring: The Man in Grey (1943).

North Sea Hijack (1980) [Blu-ray]
North Sea Hijack Blu-ray from 88 Films (2019)

Released:
9th March, 2020
Price: £15.99
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A British oil rig in the North Sea is held for ransom.
Featuring: North Sea Hijack (1980).

Green for Danger (1947) [DVD]
Green for Danger DVD from Network and the British Film [2019]. Alastair Sim and Sally Gray

Released:
28th October, 2019
Price: £9.00
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A mysterious murderer strikes on the operating table at a wartime emergency hospital.
Featuring: Green for Danger (1947).

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