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Acorn Media in June/July

Here is a look at what Acorn Media have coming to UK Region 2 DVD over June and July…

15th June 2009

Wainwright Walks Coast to Coast - £16.99 RRP – Julia Bradbury dons her walking boots and waterproofs to explore the beauty of the North of England in this series. There are no extras.

Kingdom Series 2 - £19.99 RRP – Stephen Fry stars in this drama which is currently in production for the third series. Episodes are spread across two-discs. There are no extras.

6th July 2009

The Sky at Night – Apollo 11 – A Night to Remember - 19.99 RRP - On July 20 1969, Apollo 11 became the first manned spacecraft to land on the moon. Piloted by veteran astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, Apollo 11 took its place in history, as one small step was taken on the lunar surface. Introduced by legendary astronomer, writer and television presenter Sir Patrick Moore, extras on this release include:

  • The Sky at Night: an original 1960 episode
  • Astronaut Biographies
  • Sir Patrick Moore biography

The Paul Temple Collection - £34.99 RRP - Acorn Media steps back in time to a world of cool glamour and intrigue with the DVD release of Francis Durbridge's The Paul Temple Collection. The unflappable and irrepressible crime writer turned sleuth Paul Temple (Francis Matthews) and his captivating wife Steve (Ros Drinkwater) form a formidable team in this retro detective drama. This four disc special edition features the eleven surviving colour episodes of the series along with the following extras:
  • ’Being Paul Temple’ an exclusive interview with Francis Matthews
  • The Women of Paul Temple and Fashion Statements image galleries
  • Francis Durbridge biography

What to Eat Now Autumn - £19.99 RRP – Valentine Warner’s BBC television series comes to two-disc DVD to coincide with the new series showing on BBC Two. There are no extras.

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