A new edition of The Holly & The Ivy is coming to DVD and Blu-ray in December

A new edition of The Holly & The Ivy is coming to DVD and Blu-ray in December

Studiocanal have announced a new DVD and Blu-ray release for The Holly & The Ivy for release on 2nd December.

Beautifully restored and featuring brand new extra features, The Holly & The Ivy stars British acting royalty Ralph Richardson, Celia Johnson, Margaret Leighton, Denholm Elliot and John Gregson, and was adapted for the screen by Anatole de Grunwald (Queen of Spades, The Winslow Boy) from the play by Wynyard Browne and directed by George More O’Ferrall (The Heart of the Matter and the first ever producer of drama at the BBC). Set amid the austere atmosphere of post war Britain, this touching story of a family gathering together at Christmas and facing up to their demons is one of the very best classic British Christmas movies.

  • Blu-ray

Special Features:

  • New Interview with Melanie Williams, Reader in Film & Television Studies at the University of East Anglia
  • New Interview with Professor Mark Connelly, author of Christmas: A Social History and Christmas at the Movies,
  • New Audio Commentary with Jeremy Arnold, the author of Turner Classic Movies’ Christmas in the Movies
  • Stills gallery

For a full list of all upcoming releases for you to buy to own you can check out our 4K Blu-ray release schedule and DVD and Blu-ray release schedule.


The Holly and the Ivy (1952)
Dir: George More O'Ferrall | Cast: Celia Johnson, Denholm Elliott, Margaret Leighton, Ralph Richardson | Writer: Anatole de Grunwald (screenplay)

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