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Charles Sturridge

Director, Actor

Helen Mirren at the BBCHelen Mirren at the BBC (1974-1982)
Dir. Anthony Page, Claude Whatham, Stuart Burge
Feat. Helen Mirren, Sir Stanley Baker, Brian Cox
Boxed set featuring nine BBC films starring one of the Grand Dames of the British stage and screen, Helen Mirren. Disc 1: 'The Changeling' (1974)…
Handful of Dust, AHandful of Dust, A (1988)
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. James Wilby, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rupert Graves
A host of well–known British players star in this rich period drama about a strained marriage in an affluent family. From the novel by Evelyn…
Where Angels Fear to TreadWhere Angels Fear to Tread (1991)
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Judy Davis, Helena Bonham Carter, Rupert Graves
An untimely death in the family spurs Judy Davis, Helena Bonham–Carter and Rupert Graves to squabble it out in…
Gulliver's TravelsGulliver's Travels (1995)
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Ted Danson, Mary Steenburgen, Peter O'Toole
Epic, state–of–the–art version of Jonathan Swift's classic fairytale stars Ted Danson as the long–shipwrecked doctor who must…
Fairytale: A True StoryFairytale: A True Story (1997) Recommended
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Peter O'Toole, Harvey Keitel
An exquisite kidult flight–of–fancy based on one of the great popular myths of the 20th Century – the mysterious, allegedly…
LongitudeLongitude (1999)
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Michael Gambon, Stephen Fry
Adapted from the book by Dava Sobel, this tells the intriguing story surrounding the 18th century search for an accurate way to calculate longitude,…
Beckett on FilmBeckett on Film (Waiting for Godot, et al.) (2001) Recommended
Dir. Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Neil Jordan, Kieron J Walsh
Feat. Julianne Moore, David Kelly, Jeremy Irons
An ambitious anthology of Samuel Beckett's nineteen stageplays, filmed here creatively by a roster of prestige actors and directors. Disc…
ShackletonShackleton (2002) Recommended
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz
Channel 4’s mini–series version of polar–explorer Ernest Shackleton’s voyage to the South Pole in 1914. A brilliant adventure tale…
LassieLassie (2005)
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage
The 'Lassie' franchise returns faithfully to England in this rambling and affable remake, in which an impoverished mining family in 1930s Yorkshire…
Scapegoat, TheScapegoat, The (2012)
Dir. Charles Sturridge
Feat. Matthew Rhys, Andrew Scott, Eileen Atkins
An involving, atmospheric tale of deceit, this period drama centres on a down–on–his–luck teacher (Rhys) who inadvertently meets…

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