Sarah's year in England: all things British

A Listmania! list by Elizabeth Fiorito
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The list author says: "Dear Sarah, I know it's late but BRITISH ARE THE BEST!"
The Tudors: The Complete Series
1.  The Tudors: The Complete Series DVD ~ Jonathan Rhys Meyers
The list author says:
  "TUDOR ENGLAND It's rough and raunchy but hey!  So were the Tudors.  One of the most accurately entertaining and often disturbing accounts of that tyrant Henry the 8th and his doomed associates."
$41.53   Used & New from: $29.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (458 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Legacy: The Acclaimed Novel of Elizabeth, England's Most Passionate Queen -- and the Three Men Who Loved Her
2.  Legacy: The Acclaimed Novel of Elizabeth, England's Most Passionate Queen -- and the Three Men Who Loved Her by Susan Kay
The list author says:
  "This is it, THE book on Queen Elizabeth.  A historical novel with poignant, feels-like-you're-there realism.  I think I read the whole thing in a week and it's stayed with me ever since."
$15.07   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

Shakespeare in Love (Miramax Collector's Series)
3.  Shakespeare in Love (Miramax Collector's Series) DVD ~ Gwyneth Paltrow
The list author says:
  "I know you know this one.  I just put it on as a friendly reminder because it's BRILLIANT!"
$11.84   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (796 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Scarlet Pimpernel
4.  The Scarlet Pimpernel DVD ~ Anthony Andrews
The list author says:
  "Set during the French Revolution, one English Aristocrat takes it upon himself to rescue the doomed of Paris.  How does he get away with it?  By playing the biggest fool in Europe."
$25.99   Used & New from: $8.71
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (489 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Pride and Prejudice (Restored Edition)
5.  Pride and Prejudice (Restored Edition) DVD ~ Colin Firth
The list author says:
  "I don't think you've ever seen all six dvds.  Sounds like a lot.  Trust me, you'll be crying that there's not more at the end.  This is the classic dvd adaptation of all dvd adaptations."
Used & New from: $48.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,782 customer reviews)

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Pride & Prejudice
6.  Pride & Prejudice by Dario Marianelli
The list author says:
  "ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL MUSIC!"
$14.87   Used & New from: $3.99
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (267 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Persuasion
7.  Persuasion DVD ~ Amanda Root
The list author says:
  "There are two versions of this film.  Both beautiful in their own ways.  Ann is considered a spinster now, at nearly 30.  She rejected a man long ago because of her family and has regretted it ever since.  Now he's back, and he hasn't forgiven her."
$7.50   Used & New from: $3.49
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,096 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sense & Sensibility / Miss Austen Regrets
8.  Sense & Sensibility / Miss Austen Regrets DVD ~ Hattie Morahan
The list author says:
  "This is the new version of this story and it is divine. It doesn't take away from the beauty of Kate and Emma as Marianne and Elinor but it gives a different perspective.  GORGEOUS scenery and music"
$27.98   Used & New from: $20.28
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (272 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Emma (2009 BBC Version)
9.  Emma (2009 BBC Version) DVD ~ Romola Garai
The list author says:
  "Remember when we fell asleep in the Gwenyth Paltrow one?  I don't think you'll do the same here.  I've since come to love the Gwenyth Paltrow one but this one is a delight."
$27.98   Used & New from: $18.97
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,009 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Bright Star
10.  Bright Star DVD ~ Abbie Cornish
The list author says:
  "You know that John Keats is my husband.  This is the last two years of his life, in love with Fanny Brawne, a doomed love if there ever was one. It is definitely a character driven film but, I HAVE to put it on the list because he is the love of my life."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.92
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

The Duke and I (Bridgerton Series, Book 1)
11.  The Duke and I (Bridgerton Series, Book 1) by Julia Quinn
The list author says:
  "Ok.  Throw stones if you will but this is my FAVORITE romance writer.  All of her books are during Jane Austen's time.  This one is the first in the "Bridgerton Series" and, girl, if you're just looking to kick your feet up and have a guilty pleasure -- these books (all of them) are it!"
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (397 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

David Copperfield (Modern Library Classics)
12.  David Copperfield (Modern Library Classics) by Charles Dickens
The list author says:
  "VICTORIAN ENGLAND This is my favorite book of all time.  Bar none.  Nothing else can compare to the characters, the tragedy, the triumph.  I wept.  Seriously."
$8.06   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (617 customer reviews)

Our Mutual Friend
13.  Our Mutual Friend DVD ~ Various
The list author says:
  "I loved this movie.  Charles Dickens always has such a rich palate of characters and this story just weaves them to such an unusually satisfying end.  Love!"
$9.48   Used & New from: $3.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Little Dorrit
14.  Little Dorrit DVD ~ Claire Foy
The list author says:
  "Charles Dickens again! Such an interesting look at Victorian life and debtors prison.  Hugely romantic and one of my favorites!"
$29.34   Used & New from: $22.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

North & South
15.  North & South DVD ~ Daniela Denby-ashe
The list author says:
  "You haven't met Mr. Thornton yet!!  Ahh!!  He is the sexy, sexy beast of the Victorian/Industrial north and EVERYONE loves, loves, loves this movie.  Great insight to the times and most romantic film EVER!"
$25.01   Used & New from: $17.46
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,379 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Cranford: The Collection (Cranford / Return to Cranford)
16.  Cranford: The Collection (Cranford / Return to Cranford) DVD ~ Judi Dench
The list author says:
  "This is just so much fun.  A little village in the Victorian times, trying to hold on to its established way of life as progress roars around it.  All women.  A pleasure!"
$37.66   Used & New from: $31.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Masterpiece Theatre: Jane Eyre
17.  Masterpiece Theatre: Jane Eyre DVD ~ Ruth Wilson
The list author says:
  "There have been millions of versions of this, yes but this is the definitive look.  Vastly entertaining."
Used & New from: $49.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (658 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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The Young Victoria
18.  The Young Victoria DVD ~ Emily Blunt
The list author says:
  "It's young Queen Victoria falling in love with beautiful Albert.  Come on!  What's not to love!"
$15.49   Used & New from: $3.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (466 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Catherine Cookson Collection - Set 1 (The Wingless Bird / The Moth / The Rag Nymph / The Fifteen Streets)
19.  The Catherine Cookson Collection - Set 1 (The Wingless Bird / The Moth / The Rag Nymph / The Fifteen Streets) DVD ~ Sean Bean
The list author says:
  "These are adaptations from British writer, Catherine Cookson -- SO FAB! All of these films are some of my favorites.  All of them are Victorian/Edwardian and are wildly romantic as well as informative."
Used & New from: $50.76
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Miss Potter
20.  Miss Potter DVD ~ Renée Zellweger
The list author says:
  "GORGEOUS! INSPIRING TO EVERY WOMAN WRITER EVERYWHERE!  Just watch it.  I love it!"
$8.48   Used & New from: $1.68
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,269 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Upstairs Downstairs - The Premiere Season [VHS]
21.  Upstairs Downstairs - The Premiere Season [VHS] VHS David Langton
The list author says:
  "EDWARDIAN ENGLAND This is the definitive look at a Victorian/Edwardian household.  Life upstairs with the aristocrats and downstairs with the staff -- both, equally interesting.  Don't be put off by the first couple in tv black and white.  You won't be able to stop."
$20.94   Used & New from: $1.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,340 customer reviews)

Snobbery with Violence: An Edwardian Murder Mystery (St. Martin's Minotaur Mysteries)
22.  Snobbery with Violence: An Edwardian Murder Mystery (St. Martin's Minotaur Mysteries) by Marion Chesney
The list author says:
  "This is a fabulous little mystery series in the Edwardian times.  Rose is an indepent thinking aristocrat in love with a hardened soldier returned from the Boer War. Funny and fast."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews)

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The House at Riverton: A Novel
23.  The House at Riverton: A Novel by Kate Morton
The list author says:
  "A beautifully haunting novel.  Grace is the only surviving member of a household with a scandalous secret from long ago.  When she's asked to relive it, memories from WW1 and the Roaring Twenties come back like ghosts."
$10.60   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (816 customer reviews)

Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey, Season 1
24.  Masterpiece Classic: Downton Abbey, Season 1 DVD ~ Downton Abbey
The list author says:
  "This "upstairs Downstairs" story is so popular that people are begging BBC to hurry up and make the next season.  EVEN MEN LOVE THIS ONE.  It is wildly addicting and gorgeous to look at."
$17.99   Used & New from: $12.85
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15,978 customer reviews) | 23 customer discussions

The House of Eliott - Complete Collection
25.  The House of Eliott - Complete Collection DVD ~ Louise Lombard
The list author says:
  "POST WW1 Soooooo fabulous.  Two sisters open a coture shop in London after WW1 and take on the fat cats of fashion."
Used & New from: $57.85
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (88 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Brideshead Revisited
26.  Brideshead Revisited DVD ~ Emma Thompson
The list author says:
  "This movie goes along with House at Riverton.  A look at one of the last, aristocratic families hanging on before WW2.  A classic, tragic but so nostalgic."
Used & New from: $0.01
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (96 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Brideshead Revisited: Original Score (Soundtrack to Miramax Film)
27.  Brideshead Revisited: Original Score (Soundtrack to Miramax Film) by Adrian Johnston
The list author says:
  "GORGEOUS SOUNDTRACK!"
$18.86   Used & New from: $6.80
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Foyle's War: Series 1-5 - From Dunkirk to VE-Day
28.  Foyle's War: Series 1-5 - From Dunkirk to VE-Day DVD ~ Michael Kitchen
The list author says:
  "WW2 Just the best DVD series of all time.  WW2 in England from the beginning all the way to VE day with Inspector Foyle on the homefront.  Just fascinating and BRILLIANT!"
$169.91   Used & New from: $139.99
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Island at War
29.  Island at War DVD ~ Saskia Reeves
The list author says:
  "This is WW2 on the Guernsey Islands with amazing on location shots."
$40.78   Used & New from: $29.62
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (60 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
30.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows
The list author says:
  "Just read it!!!!!  It may be one of the most endearing, romantic, entertaining books of all time.  Post WW2 on the Guernsey Islands, one woman finds out the truth about what happened on the forgotten island."
$8.52   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,633 customer reviews)

Agatha Christie's Marple: Series 1
31.  Agatha Christie's Marple: Series 1 DVD ~ Geraldine McEwan
The list author says:
  "LOVE IT!!!! 1950s England!  Lush, beautiful scenery, gorgeous color, FABULOUS CLOTHES, Agatha Christie redone at her best!"
$16.10   Used & New from: $10.25
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (470 customer reviews)

This Rough Magic
32.  This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart
The list author says:
  "Mary Stewart.  She's the queen of British 60's mystery for girls on vacation. What every girl's life should be in her 20's.  Loved this one in particularly."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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All Creatures Great and Small
33.  All Creatures Great and Small by James Herriot
The list author says:
  "As an animal lover (particularly dogs) this series is a must.  MUST.  Funny, heartbreaking, romantic, James Herriot is a genius who will also become your hero."
$11.42   Used & New from: $1.78
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (356 customer reviews)

Ballykissangel: Complete Collection
34.  Ballykissangel: Complete Collection DVD ~ Various
The list author says:
  "This is across the pond in Ireland in the cutest Irish village you will ever see.  You'll be thinking of ways to move there yourself.  Word to the wise: DO NOT WATCH PAST SEASON 3.  It all goes horribly awry"
$97.40   Used & New from: $84.49
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Hamish MacBeth: Series 1-3 Collection
35.  Hamish MacBeth: Series 1-3 Collection DVD ~ Robert Carlyle
The list author says:
  "This is based off the series by MC Beaton which is also wonderful.  Scottish Highlands, a westie and some of the funniest villagers I've ever seen.  Really enjoyed this."
$60.55   Used & New from: $39.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (92 customer reviews)

The Boxer (Collector's Edition)
36.  The Boxer (Collector's Edition) DVD ~ Daniel Day-Lewis
The list author says:
  "This is one of my favorite films of all time.  Set on the Eve of a cease fire in Belfast Ireland, Danny Flynn is trying to rebuild his life outside of the IRA.  Sublimely romantic.  Watch it every year."
$14.98   Used & New from: $0.42
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Dear Frankie
37.  Dear Frankie DVD ~ Emily Mortimer
The list author says:
  "Sweet, poignant, romantic.  Gerard Butler.  Need I say more?"
$11.99   Used & New from: $3.59
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (378 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sherlock: Season 1
38.  Sherlock: Season 1 DVD ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
The list author says:
  "This is fantastic!  Modern day Sherlock Holmes with a wickedly exasperating Sherlock and a very lovable, young Watson."
$24.96   Used & New from: $20.96
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,070 customer reviews) | 14 customer discussions

Without a Clue
39.  Without a Clue DVD ~ Michael Caine
The list author says:
  "Absolutely my family's favorite movie!!!  The FUNNIEST Sherlock Holmes ever.  Laugh out loud (not silly, just hilarious!)"
$55.34   Used & New from: $14.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Inspector Lewis: Pilot, Series 1 & 2
40.  Inspector Lewis: Pilot, Series 1 & 2 DVD ~ Kevin Whately
The list author says:
  "This is a really great contemporary mystery series.  Very fun."
$58.63   Used & New from: $26.98
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Last updated: 4/28/11
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