More British Comedy on R1 DVD
February 5th, 2002 sees several more instalments of various British Comedy and Television series make their way to R1 DVD courtesy of Warner Home Video and the BBC. Absolutely Fabulous: The Complete Series 4 contains 6 episodes spread over two discs. Extra features include Audio Commentary from Creator/Star Jennifer Saunders and Producer Jon Plowman, Outtakes, "Whos Who?" guide and a "Mirror Ball Featurette".
Also released the same day is Father Ted: The Complete Series 2 which features Audio Commentaries and a Photo Gallery while Walking With Prehistoric Beasts, the sequel of sorts to the Documentary series, Walking with Dinosaurs, makes its way to DVD complete with two Behind-the-scenes featurettes, additional interviews, a still and storyboard gallery, promo spots and fact files for each prehistoric beast. Retail for all 3 sets is $34.95 each.
Finally we see two French and Saunders discs - French And Saunders: At The Movies and French And Saunders: Gentlemen Prefer French And Saunders. Both discs are full frame, mono audio with no extra features but retail is a low $14.95 each.
Also, news from a thread on the Home Theater Forum suggests that the BBC will release a 30th Anniversary Boxset of Are You Being Served? which will contain 5 or more discs sometime in 2002. Keeping Up Appearances is also slated to make an appearance on R1 DVD sometime in 2002.