2 Entertain in April
Here is a look ahead at what 2 Entertain have coming to UK DVD in April...
6th April 2009
Mike Leigh: The BBC Collection - Details here.
Sharpe’s Challenge and Sharpe’s Peril - Blu-ray Disc – Details here.
Ross Kemp Return to Afghanistan - £19.56 RRP – Filmed during the summer of 2008, this second series sees Ross and his team return to Britain’s frontline in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The documentary aims to show the harsh realities of war and paint an accurate and colourful portrait of the British soldier fighting the Taliban. There are no extras.
Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special - £12.71 RRP – The one-hour Christmas special is joined by “12 Days of Christmas”, a 45-minute behind-the-scenes feature with cast interviews and more.
Orangutan Diary Series 2 - £19.56 RRP – Catch up with the orphaned and rescued Orangutans in this second series. There are no extras.
The High Life - £15.65 RRP – This sitcom from comic duo Forbes Masson and Alan Cumming (who also star) comes to DVD with extras that include an Alan Cumming Pebble Mill interview and The High Life (Comic Asides Pilot).
Big Barn Farm Greedy Goat and Other Stories - £12.99 RRP – Five farmyard adventures in this CBeebies series.
Mister Maker – I Have an Idea! - £12.71 RRP - This arts and crafts preschool show from CBeebies comes to DVD.
13th April 2009
Doctor Who: The Cybermen - £15.65 RRP – This release features four stories from the new series (Rise of the Cyberman, The Age of Steel, Army of Ghosts, Doomsday), is specially packaged and comes with an interview with David Tennant on the Cybermen and a Cybermen Documentary showing the 25 best Cybermen moments.
Ideal Series Four - £19.56 RRP – Johnny Vegas returns as Moz, Manchester’s least ambitious weed dealer in the fourth series of Ideal. Extras include deleted scenes, outtakes, Back to the 90s documentary (a behind the scenes) and a music documentary.
The Omid Djalili Show Series 1 - £15.65 RRP – The first series of this comedy sketch show comes to DVD with deleted scenes and audio commentary.
The Lost World of Communism - £19.56 RRP – Combining first hand testimony with archive footage this DVD recreates and examines the world that disappeared twenty years ago – the lost world of communism. There are no extras.
The Thick of It: The Specials - £19.56 RRP – Armando Iannucci’s award-winning comedy offers a less than flattering take on Her Majesty’s Government, and now also on Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition. This set features two hour-long specials – “Rise of the Nutters” and “Spinners and Losers”. Extras are...
Disc 1: Deleted Scenes, Production Stills Gallery with commentary and Newsnight – Paxman.
Disc 2: Deleted Scenes, Production Stills Gallery with commentary, Behind the Scenes Gallery with commentary, Newsnight – Crick (behind the Scenes) and Opposition Extra, a 15-minute sequence showing Spinners and Losers from the Opposition’s point of view.
20th April 2009
Doctor Who: Image of Fendahl - Details here.
Lark Rise to Candleford Series 1 - Blu-ray Disc - Details here.
The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin - £29.35 RRP – Adapted by David Nobbs from his novel of the same name, all three series of this dark comedy show are included in this set alongside the post-Reggie series The Legacy of Reginald Perrin, the special 1982 Christmas short and Comedy Connections, the BBC documentary on the making of the series.
Lark Rise to Candleford Series 2 - £34.25 RRP - This adaptation of Flora Thompson’s novels returns for a second series which is joined by the Christmas special for its DVD release. Extras include:
- The Making of The Christmas Special
- Bill’s Story
- The Importance of Family
- Poverty & Change
- The Role of Independent Women
- Love & Romance
- Costumes & corsets
- Sets, Props & The Elements
Being Human - £24.46 RRP – Russel Tovey, Lenora Crichlow and Aidan Turner star as housemates trying to live normal lives despite very unusual afflictions in this six-part BBC Three drama. Extras include: Character Profiles, Video Diaries, Vampire Rules and The Werewolf Revealed.
27th April 2009
Darwin’s Dangerous Idea - £15.65 RRP – Andrew Marr traces the widespread impact of Charles Darwin’s work from its inception to the modern day in this three-part BBC Two series. The only extra is a 90-minute special “What Darwin Didn’t Know” – presented by evolutionary biologist Arman Leroi, this DVD extra explores a new field of genetics, “evo devo” – the combined study of evolution and developmental biology – which is allowing us to solve some of Darwin’s unanswered questions.
Henry: Mind of a Tyrant - £19.56 RRP – This four-part television biography of Henry VIII is presented by historian Dr David Starkey (Monarchy) who takes us inside the mind of one of the most famous rulers of all time. There are no extras.
Time Trumpet - £19.56 RRP – This comedy series from Armando Iannucci is a sketch show set in the future which looks back at the key events, celebrities and television shows of the early 21st century. There are no extras.