More new titles from Network DVD in May 2010.
3rd May 2010
Cuffy Complete Series – Spinning off from comedy drama Shillingbury Tales, this engaging sitcom from 1983 stars Bernard Cribbins (The Railway Children, Doctor Who)
Four Idle Hands Complete Series – First screened in 1976, the series features an early TV role for future Quadrophenia and Eastenders star Phil Daniels alongside Ray Burdis, with George Innes, Royston Tickner and Howard Goorney taking on the principal adult roles.
The Hanged Man Complete Series (web exclusive, available only at www.networkdvd.co.uk) – There have been three attempts to kill Lew Burnett. After the third attempt Burnett decides to stay dead so that he can stay alive. In an exceptional performance, acclaimed RSC player and character actor Colin Blakely (Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Son of Man) stars alongside Michael Williams (Educating Rita, Henry V) and Gary Watson (The Avengers, The Saint).
Oh No, Its Selwyn Froggitt Series 3 – Bill Maynard stars as the council labourer, hapless handyman and all-round public nuisance in this classic Yorkshire Television sitcom from the pen of award-winning writer Alan Plater (Beiderbecke).
10th May 2010
Callan The Colour Years Starring the late Edward Woodward (The Wicker Man, Breaker Morant, The Equalizer). Callan became a national phenomenon in the late 1960s, making Woodward one of the highest profile actors on television and earning him a BAFTA Award for Best Actor.
Raven The Complete Series (web exclusive, available only at www.networkdvd.co.uk) Future Quadrophenia and EastEnders star Phil Daniels is Raven, alongside Michael Aldridge (Last of the Summer Wine) and Carry On… stalwart Patsy Rowlands, in this six-part fantasy series in which occult and supernatural themes are interwoven with environmental concerns.
The Upper Hand Series 2 – This engaging comedy series stars Joe McGann and Diana Weston, with The Avengers siren Honor Blackman and future Bad Girls star Kellie Bright supporting.