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Ian William Richardson CBE (7 April 1934 – 9 February 2007) was a Scottish actor best known for his portrayal of the Machiavellian Tory politician Francis Urquhart in the BBC's House of Cards trilogy. He was also a leading Shakespearean stage actor.
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27 February 1998
A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun and run by beings with telekinetic powers who seek the souls of humans.
20 February 1985
Brazil is a Terry Gilliam dystopic black comedy film that reflects the melancholy, dreamlike quality of a famous Brazilian song that’s been translated into English.
06 May 1988
When a small British owned island in the Caribbean is invaded and the world's most dangerous terrorist kidnaps a member of the Royal family, the countdown to World War 3 begins.
28 March 1997
Can two clueless Georgia homegirls with big hearts -- and even bigger hair -- find happiness, fame and thrills in the swank hills of Beverly? Anything is possible when you are B.
19 October 2001
Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
03 November 1983
Sherlock Holmes comes to the aid of his friend Henry Baskerville, who is under a family curse and menaced by a demonic dog that prowls the bogs near his estate and murders people.
02 March 2007
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.
09 November 2005
In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the conflict peacefully met each other in No Man's Land to share a precious pause in the carnage with a fleeting brotherhood.
18 December 2006
It's Hogswatch (equivalent to Christmas) on the Discworld and the Hogfather has gone missing, requiring Death to take his place while his granddaughter Susan endeavors to find out what has happened.
14 November 1997
Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted.
12 September 1990
Two minor characters from the play, "Hamlet" stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.
28 August 1987
Plan Aurora, led by Kim Philby is a plan that breaches the top-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare.
19 March 1999
Animated version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical about when the King of Siam meets a head strong English school mistress.
08 November 1998
Yet another variation on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee At King Arthur's Court." Here, a computer malfunction causes a science researcher to be sent back in time with her laptop, which she uses to amaze the court.
27 April 1996
Trapped in a loveless arranged marriage to the immature future Czar, a young German Princess proves a skillful political infighter and rises to become Catherine the Great.
24 April 1992
Year of the Comet is a 1992 romantic comedy adventure film about the pursuit of the most valuable bottle of wine in history.
05 November 1987
A dramatic story, based on actual events, about the friendship between two men struggling against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s.
23 December 1988
Burning Secret is a 1988 drama film, based on the short story Brennendes Geheimnis by Stefan Zweig, about an American diplomat's son who befriends a mysterious baron while staying at an Austrian spa during the 1920s.
01 January 1967
In Charenton Asylum, the Marquis de Sade directs a play about Jean Paul Marat's death, using the patients as actors.
20 December 1972
In the sixteenth century, Miguel de Cervantes, poet, playwright, and part-time actor, has been arrested, together with his manservant, by the Spanish Inquisition.
30 September 1968
Peter Hall's Royal Shakespeare Company production is one of the best versions of this oft-attempted but seldom achieved vision.
23 May 2004
A six-episode mini-series covering five centuries of the Roman Empire.
24 November 1990
Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader, he remains neutral and after a general election where the conservatives are returned with a reduced majority, he fully expects the new Prime Minister, Henry Collingridge, to give him his just reward: a senior Cabinet post.
09 September 1993
In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.
26 April 1986
The film depicts Lord Mountbatten's time as Viceroy of India shortly after the Second World War in the days leading up to Indian independence.
25 May 1990
In 1727, an Arab colt is born with the signs of the wheat ear and the white spot on his heel: evil and good.
21 May 2006
The gang return for their third adventure, this time on a trip to scatter Grace's mother's ashes on the Yorkshire Moors.
10 September 1979
In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons.
18 March 1990
Count de Chagnie has discovered Christine's singing talent on a market place and sent her to his friend Carriere, the director of the Parisian opera.
01 January 1996
Adaptation of the E. Nesbit novel set in turn of the century England. Widower and father of five, Richard Bastable has only days to save his family home and stave off financial ruin.
24 September 1984
Beautiful and naïve Maggy Lunel arrives in Paris completely broke. She becomes an artist's model and the toast of Paris, attracting the attention of Picasso-like painter Julien Mistral, an arrogant and selfish man who places his work above everything.
06 December 1983
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson try to track down the Great Mogul, the second-largest diamond in the world.
17 January 2000
A four-episode television serial based on the Gormenghast series by Mervyn Peake. It was produced and broadcast by the BBC.
29 October 1993
Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her.
31 March 2004
Trapped in an isolated cottage, Captain Cavendish thinks he is seeing ghosts. The only person who might understand and help is Kate Lethbridge-Stewart .
10 November 1985
Lorraine Barrie, a fading but brilliant actress with a penchant for manipulating every theatrical endeavour to her best advantage, meets her match when she must trust her success to an equally willful stage director.
31 October 1997
'The Canterville Ghost' is one of the most popular choice for making a film in Oscar Wilde's works, and the original short story deserves the popularity.
09 October 1994
Kim Jameson is a university professor while Kate Jameson - also known as Dominique, Kim’s twin sister - is a troubled model working in Paris.
13 February 1987
Sir Alec Guiness stars with Leo McKern in the story of a friendship between a Catholic priest and a Communist Mayor.
27 October 1991
The Gravy Train Goes East is the 1991 sequel to 1990 British mini-series The Gravy Train written by Malcolm Bradbury.
06 March 1968
An adaptation directed by Claude Whatham for the BBC's Theatre 625 slot. Essentially a recording of John Barton's acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production starring Catherine Lacey (the Countess), Ian Richardson (Bertram), Lynn Farleigh (Helen), Clive Swift (Parolles) and Sebastian Shaw (the King), it was broadcast on 3 June 1968.
30 January 1990
A historical recreation of the 1944 attempt by several German High Command Officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler and take control of the German government.
10 October 1997
The doomed marriage of the Prince Regent and Caroline of Brunswick.
25 December 2005
The Booze Cruise is a series of three feature length comedy dramas written for British television by Paul Minett and Brian Leveson.
30 April 1989
In pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a petty theft, but his parents raise a political furor by demanding a trial.
21 March 1963
One of the earliest hits for the newly established RSC, Michael Elliott’s sparkling version of Shakespeare's comedy is still remembered with joy by a generation of theatre-goers.
27 September 1972
The story of Charles Darwin's journey on The Beagle.
21 November 1993
Francis Urquhart, unscrupulous but cunning Conservative politician, managed to become the British prime minister and crush all significant opposition.
29 April 1980
Based on the turbulent life of the temperamental French painter, Paul Gauguin, and his compulsive search for creative freedom which caused him to abandon his wife and five children in Paris for a life of contentment in Tahiti.
02 June 1987
In late-'80s Britain, Porterhouse College Cambridge is an anachronism, its students uniformly male and (in the vast number of cases) privately educated.
01 May 1988
A grand hotel fallen into decay, two women with secrets and a dangerous political situation about to boil over - these intriguing elements all combine in this gripping drama from the producer of the hit mini-series, The Irish R.
01 January 1992
Based on actual accounts, this film portrays the days and hours before and during the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentina, which eventually lead to the Falklands War.
27 June 1990
A four-part comedy written by Malcolm Bradbury with an international cast including Alexei Sayle, Chn
11 December 1979
Charlie Muffin, top British Intelligence operative, has just broken up a major Soviet spy network in England.
23 April 1978
Danton 's Death is arguably the most dramatic and penetrating study of revolution ever written. Georg Biichner concentrates on that moment in 1794 when the Reign of Terror, already well established, spills over into a total blood-bath.