A triple bill of drama awaits you in this collection of three cracking true stories. Includes GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD LUCK, HAMBURGER HILL and PIERREPOINT.
Good Night, And Good Luck.
Written by George Clooney and directed by George Clooney, Good Night, And Good Luck takes place during the early days of US broadcast. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television news pioneer Edward R. Murrow (David Strathaim) and Senator Joseph McCarthy.
With a desire to report the facts and enlighten the public, the groundbreaking Murrow, and his dedicated staff, headed by his producers Fred Friendly and Joe Wershba (George Clooney and Robert Downey Jr.) defy corporate and sponsorship pressures to examine the lies and scaremongereing tactics perpetrated by McCarthy during his communist 'witch-hunts'.
Hamburger Hill - War At Its Worst Fought By Men At Their Best:
On the 11th May 1969, troops of the 101st airborne division engaged the enemy at the base of Hill 937 in the Ashau Valley. Ten days and eleven bloody assaults later, the troops who fought there called it Hamburger Hill
Pierrepoint is the gripping true-life story of Albert Pierrepoint, Britain's most notorious hangman. Albert rises through the ranks to become the most feared and respected executioner in the country, hanging some of Britain's most infamous murderers.