New titles from Network DVD in November and December 2010.
22nd November 2010
Bowler – Complete Series (web exclusive) – the Fenn Street Gang spin-off which, although written after both Please Sir! and The Fenn Street Gang, chronicled the earlier adventures of former Fenn Street pupil Craven’s shady boss, Stanley Bowler – the Del Boy of his generation. George Baker (The Ruth Rendell Mysteries) stars as the East End villain with social aspirations, while the series was once again penned by veteran sitcom writers John Esmonde and Bob Larbey. Soap legends Wendy Richard and Johnny Briggs are among the guest stars.
Look-Back on 70s Telly – Issue Three (web exclusive) – Relive those moments and be a kid again with this special two-disc set featuring the best of childrens’ ITV programming from the ‘70s: specially selected episodes of Catweazle and Just William rub shoulders with the historical drama of Wreckers at Dead Eye and Boy Dominic, the fantastical Escape Into Night and Sky and the schoolkid anarchy that was Anything You Can Do.
Look-Back on 70s Telly – Issue Four (web exclusive) – This special two-disc set features episodes of The Ghosts of Motley Hall and The Flaxton Boys rubbing shoulders with the dramatic tension of The Doombolt Chase and The Boy Merlin, the fantastical King of the Castle and Come Back, Lucy and the demented comedy that was Pardon My Genie.
29th November 2010
Scorpion Tales – Complete Series (web exclusive) – A series of six individual plays, each linked by the scorpion-like twist in its denouement, SCORPION TALES features some of Britain’s most talented and renowned actors – including Trevor Howard, Geoffrey Palmer, Jack Shepherd, Don Henderson and Patrick Barr.
6th December 2010
The Gold Robbers – Complete Series (web exclusive) – Peter Vaughan stars as the C.I.D. officer doggedly tracking down all those who hold clues to the identity of the mastermind behind a multi-million-pound gold bullion robbery. Guest stars include Joss Ackland, Alfred Lynch, George Cole, Bernard Hepton, George Innes, Roy Dotrice and Peter Bowles.