New titles from Network DVD in June 2010.
21st June 2010
Medics – Series 1 and Series 2 – Medics, a commendably realistic drama focusing on the everyday lives and loves of the staff and patients of a large teaching hospital, ran for five highly successful series between 1990 and 1995. The first series stars Peter Wingfield (Holby City, 24) with guest appearances from Amanda Burton, Gina McKee, Mark Jordon and Burt Kwouk. The second series sees Tom Baker and Sue Johnston joining the cast.
The Plane Makers – Volume 1 (a web exclusive available only from www.networkdvd.co.uk) – The prequel to ATV’s famous boardroom drama The Power Game, The Plane Makers follows the fortunes of the Scott Furlong airplane development company and its managing director, the ruthless John Wilder (Patrick Wymark).
28th June 2010
Backs to the Land – Series 1- This popular Anglia sitcom focuses on the experiences of three Women’s Land Army volunteers with very different backgrounds. Originally screened in 1977, Backs to the Land features a memorable theme song, sung by Anne Shelton, one of Britain’s most popular and inspiring wartime entertainers and beloved by Allied forces around the world.
Never mind the Quality, Feel the Width – Written by the celebrated team of Vince Powell and Harry Driver (Bless This House, Nearest and Dearest) and drew heavily upon the writers’ own backgrounds and experiences. This hugely popular series starred John Bluthal (The Vicar of Dibley) and Joe Lynch (Glenroe, Rule Britannia).