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Visiting Cornwall's Selection of DVD about Cornwall

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  The Poldark Novels by Winston Graham

Wycliffe Series by W J Burley

Non-fiction & Music DVDs about Cornwall

Other fictional films about Cornwall or filmed in Cornwall

Cornish comedian Jethro

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  The Poldark Novels by Winston Graham  
  Poldark: Series 1 Vol. 1 (1975)
Poldark: Series 1 Vol. 2 (1975)
Poldark - Series 2 Vol. 1 (1975)
Poldark: Series 2 Vol. 2 (1975)
Poldark: Complete Series 1 (1975)
Poldark: Complete Series 2 (1977)
Poldark: Complete Series 1 & 2 (1977)

Poldark Series 1 Episode 1 (2015)
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  Wycliffe Series by W J Burley
  Wycliffe: Series 1 (5 Episodes July 1994 to August 1994)
Wycliffe: Series 2 - Complete (8 Episodes August 1994 to August 1995)
Wycliffe: The Complete Third Series (8 Episodes June 1996 to August 1996)
Wycliffe: The Complete Fourth Series (9 Episodes June 1997 to August 1997)
Wycliffe: The Complete Fifth Series (6 Episodes May 1998 to July 1998)
Wycliffe: The complete collection - Series 1 to 5
Wycliffe - Complete Collection - 10-DVD Box Set
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  Non-fiction & Music DVDs about Cornwall  
  The Real Cornwall
The film captures the spirit of Cornwall, talking to local potters, farmers, fishermen, artists and craftsmen. As each location is explored you will learn a little more about Cornish people, their history and culture.

'Cornwall on Film' DVD Produced with the Western Morning News
With a unique collection of rare cine-film from the 1930s to the 1960s, a selection of old photos, and the archives of the Western Morning News and the West Briton, this superb DVD brings to life the Cornwall of old. It explores many aspects of Cornwall's rich heritage including the heyday of its fishing industry, the colourful days of the smuggling trade and the extraordinary courage of its lifeboat crews; the coming of the railway and the subsequent invasion by Victorian holiday-makers; the impact of the motor-car, and some unique Cornish customs such as the Helston Furry Dance and the Padstow 'Obby Oss'. The DVD also recalls some of the memorable events of the 20th century including, the centenary of the Tamar railway bridge, the last days of the Saltash ferry, the final voyage of the Cutty Sark from Falmouth, and the Penlee lifeboat tragedy. Cornwall On Film is a fascinating journey through time that will bring memories flooding back for many, and provide a remarkable insight into life in times gone by for many others.

Sue Aston Reflections of Cornwall
The beauty of Cornwall through the eyes of Cornish Composer and Violinist Sue Aston.

Cornwall Ghosts
Ghost Hunter General , Richard Felix, visits Cornwall seeking out stories of paranormal activity, supernatural sightings and occurrences.

Coast - Complete BBC TV Series 1 (2005)

Railway Walks with Julia Bradbury

Robbie Coltrane's B-Road Britain - Complete Series
Robbie Coltrane has set himself a challenge to take a road trip across a Britain that we don't normally see. The route is from Scotland to the tip of Cornwall, stopping off at various locations - all on the scenic 'B' roads.

Three Men In A Boat
Griff Rys Jones, Dara O'Briain and Cornishman Rory McGrath.

Scenic Branchlines Of Devon And Cornwall
A series of colourful trips on the lovely branchlines of Devon and Cornwall in the days of first generation British Rail Diesel Multiple Units - DMUs. Made in 1975 (Westward Television) and 1990 (Television South West) and presented by John Doyle.

The Story Of The Total Eclipse [1999]
The account of the total solar eclipse over Cornwall on 11 August 1999.

Cornish Gardens
This DVD has over 45 minutes of video featuring four stunning Cornish gardens - Abbey Garden, Tresco, Trebah Gardens, Prideaux Place, Pencarrow.

Gardens Of Cornwall
An RHS guide.

Postcards From The Country - Worlds Of Water
Memories Of Life In The Norfolk Broads And Coastal Cornwall. Presented by Richard Mabey

Bygone Cornwall
Compiled from a unique collection of cine film and shown for the first time on one programme, Bygone Cornwall takes you on a nostalgic journey through Cornwall's past from the 1930s to the 1970s, showing its many towns, villages, fishing ports, coastline, and special events from a bygone era.

The Real Cornwall
The Real Cornwall is a new guide that will help you to discover Cornwall's special places. The film captures the spirit of Cornwall, talking to local potters, farmers, fishermen, artists and craftsmen. As each location is explored you will learn a little more about the Cornish people, their history and culture.

Fusion UK surf by Ross Johns
Fusion is a film about surfing around the beautiful, diverse and wave-rich coastline of Great Britain, featuring the country's best surfers at the best spots when they're at their best, from the beach breaks of Cornwall to the heaving slabs of Caithness. If you appreciate good surfing and can relate to the extremes that make the British surf scene truly unique then you'll certainly enjoy this film.

The Eden Project: The Inside Story
A documentary made by The Eden Project.

West Country Tramways
Join Tram Historian Peter Davey in his quest to find what remains of West Country Tramways, on this enjoyable journey around one of England's most picturesque regions. Your tour extends from Cheltenham in the north right through to Camborne and Redruth in Cornwall, and it is illustrated by a blend of rare archive photographs and modern film.

Heligan Past, Present & Future - A Tenth Anniversary Celebration
Presented by Chris Blount of BBC Radio Cornwall

Still Blest
As we listen to Reverend McCrea with the highly acclaimed Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, and view the magnificent scenery of Cornwall, we are reminded that we are 'Still Blest'.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan
This is the original TV documentary on Heligan shown on March 20th 1994 and covers the restoration work up to that winter. Duration: 24 minutes.Presented by Trish Williamson.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Presented by Barbara Flynn. Filmed over 12 months this is the complete collection of all 6 episodes from the Channel 4 series first shown in 1997.

Lonely Planet Devon & Cornwall (Travel Guide)
A very hand book, small enough to carry around yet packed with useful information.

Cornwalls Mines and Engine Houses DVD
A beautifully filmed DVD with a wonderful narrative telling tales of Cornish Mines and Engine Houses. Standing like beacons on the horizon, Cornwalls iconic engine houses are reminders of bygone days when cornishmen led the world in mining expertise. Featuring the following mines and engine houses.... Botallack Mine, Ding Dong Mine, Dolcoath Mine (Harrietts Shaft Engine House), East Pool Mine featuring Mitchells Shaft Engine House and Taylors Shaft Engine House, East Wheal Rose (Now lappa Valley Steam Railway), Geevor Tin Mine, Killifreth Mine, King Edward Mine, Levant Mine, Poldark Mine, South Wheal Frances Mine and Pascoes Shaft Engine Houses, South Crofty Mine and Robinsons Shaft (Heartlands), Tregurtha Downs Mine, Wheal Coates Mine and Towanroath Engine House, Wheal Grenville Engine Houses, Wheal Lushington, Wheal Peevor Engine Houses, Wheal Prospor Engine House, Wheal Rose Brand.

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  Other fictional films about Cornwall or filmed in Cornwall  
  Rosamunde Pilcher: Four Seasons (Summer/Autumn) [DVD]
A family saga spread over the seasons of ther lives set in the beautiful scenery of cornwall. This is a marvelous mini series, Cornish scenery and fantastic interior shots, as well as imposing country pads.

Rosamunde Pilcher - The Complete Boxed Set [DVD]
A five-volume set of TV adaptations from the pen of Rosamunde Pilcher. The films featured comprise: 'Four Seasons', 'September', 'The Shell Seekers', 'Solstice Collection', 'Coming Home' and 'Nancherrow'.

Rosamunde Pilcher's Coming Home / Rosamunde Pilcher's Nancherrow [DVD]
Double-bill featuring the TV adaptations of Rosamunde Pilcher's 'Coming Home' and its sequel 'Nancherrow'. In 'Coming Home' Judith Dunbar arrives at boarding school and makes friends with the carefree and fun-loving Loveday Carey-Lewis. Loveday soon introduces Judith to both her glamourous and wealthy family and her collection of interesting and bohemian friends. In 'Nancherrow', Loveday inherits the family's ancestral home when her father, the Colonel, passes on. But she is then immediately beset by problems as she attempts to put the estate back on an even keel so that her son, Nat, can eventually succeed her.
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  Rosamund Pilchers's The Shell Seekers [DVD] [1989]
Starring Angela Lansbury, Patricia Hodge and Anna Carteret. Filmed at State House Hotel (Lands End), Lands End, Lamorna Cove, Porthgwarra and Marazion

Wild West : Complete BBC Series 1 & 2
Featuring every episode from the first two series of the quirky comedy set in the picturesque yet rather odd coastal village of St. Gweep. Simon Nye's Wild West stars Dawn French as Mary Tregwednack who lives above her Post Office in a Cornish village with her neurotic best friend Angela (Catherine Tate).

Straw Dogs
Sam Peckinpah's 1971 film, set and filmed in St Buryan, in West Cornwall, starring Dustin Hoffman and Susan George.

Penmarric: The Complete Series [DVD] [1979]
Made by BBC TV in 12 edisodes. Starring Patsy Kensit. Filmed at Botallack Manor Farm, Botallack, St Just; Levant Mine, Trewellard, St Just; Cape Cornwall, St Just; Towednack Church, Towednack, St Ives; Trengwainton Gardens, Madron, Penzance and Zennor Head.
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  The Nightmare Man [DVD]
Starring Celia Imrie and James Warwick. Based on the 1978 book Children of Vodyanoi by David Wiltshire and adapted by veteran Dr Who scribe Robert Holmes, this gripping horror/sci-fi drama tells the tale of a lonely Scottish island stalked by a brutal killer who may be from another world. Dismembered corpses are found and a flickery film of one of the murders seems to show a terrifying, shadowy monster.
Filmed at Port Isaac, Padstow, Tintagel Youth Hostel, Splatt near Rock, Daymer Beach at Trebetherick. St Enodoc Golf Club, Port Gaverne and Trebarwith Strand.

While I Live [DVD] [1947]
Starring Tom Walls, Carol Raye and Sonia Dresdel. A spinster still obsesses over the death of her composer sister and concludes she has returned reincarnated into another woman who chances by her house seeking help.

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  Cornish comedian Jethro  
  Jethro - Befor We Start
Rare 50 minute stand up from 2004. Cert 18.

Rare 50 minute stand up DVD from Cornwall's Jethro. It dates from 2004 and runs for 50 minutes

Jethro: I Told It My Way
Join Jethro for I Told It My Way, the brand new show from the man with more then his fair share of shaggy dog stories and other nonsense! Filmed live on tour at 3 shows in Taunton, Tewksbury and Hereford, I Told It My Way, contains plenty of kooky comedy capers and tall tales from the inimitable comedian.

Jethro's Big Comedy Feast
Three DVD set comprising A Giant Portion of Jethro, Jethro Live and A Portion of Jethro.

Jethro: Too Late to Grow Up
Live at Poole's Lighthouse Theatre.

Jethro - Boxset
A triple bill of stand up comedy routines from Cornish comedian Jethro. Features The Beast of Bodmin, Not For the Vicar, and Live at Jethro's.

A Giant Portion of Jethro
2008 DVD Cert 15.

Jethro - The Cornish Ambassador
DVD Release Date: 14 Nov 2011.
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  Jethro's Feast of Fun Box Set
Comprising I Told it My Way, Too Late to Grow Up and A Giant Portion of Jethro.

Live at Jethro's -Back of Beyond
The 2007 live recording at Jethro's club near the Devon / Cornwall border.

Jethro - Off The Wall!
2004 release. Cert 15.

Jethro In Cuckoo Land
More laughs with the hero of West Country comedy! Jethro will have you in stitches with his mix of sketches and stories including Posh and Becks amongst others. He's cheeky, he's barmy - join Jethro is cloud cuckoo land!

Jethro - Only For The Barmy
2002 release. Cert 15.

Jethro - In The Madhouse
2006 release. Cert 15.

Jethro - Stark Raving Bonkers
2003 release. Cert 15.
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  Jethro - Says Bull'Cks To Europe
2001 release. Cert 15.

Jethro - Rule Britannia
2001 release. Cert 15.

Jethro - Live Comedy Collection
Three DVD set comprising Rule Britannia, Only For The Barmy and In The Madhouse

Jethro - Ready For Battle
Jethro takes you on a fun and wild journey in the only way that he can! 2001 release. Cert 15.

Jethro - Not For The Vicar
Early Jethro from 1996.

Jethro - The Beast Of Bodmin Moor Early Jethro from 1997.

A Day In The Life Of Jethro Documentary from 2005.

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