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Network DVD in May

Below is a look at what titles Network have coming to UK DVD in May 2009...

4th May 2009

Pardon The Expression – Series 1 - £19.99 RRP – The first series of this Coronation Street spin-off comes to DVD for the first time. Episodes are spread across two-discs with no extras.

The Cuckoo Waltz – Series 1 - £12.99 RRP – All 7 episodes from the first series of this Granada sitcom. There are no extras.

Two’s Company – Series 3 - £12.99 RRP – Remade as ‘The Two of Us’ in the US, the third series of this classic British sitcom comes to DVD with no extras.

Surgical Spirit – Series 2 - £12.99 RRP - Nicola McAuliffe and Duncan Preston star in this medical sitcom. The second series comes to DVD with no extras.

Will Shakespeare – The Complete Series - £19.99 RRP – Tim Curry and Ian Mcshane star in this six-part John Mortimer adaptation about William Shakespeare’s sixteen years in London. Extras include an image gallery and a PR PDF.

Twelfth Night - £12.99 RRP - Alec Guinness, Ralph Richardson, Tommy Steele and Joan Plowright star in this Saturday Night Theatre adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies.

11th May 2009

Spitting Image – Series 6 - £14.99 RRP – Broadcast on ITV in 1988, the sixth series of this political satire comes to DVD with no extras.

Watching – Series 4 - £19.99 RRP – All six episodes from the fourth series along with the 1988 Christmas Special are included on this release.

The Bill – Series 4 Volume 3 - £19.99 RRP – Restructured into a half-hour format in 1988, this release contains 13 consecutive episodes of the half-hour series.

18th May 2009

How To Be - £14.99 RRP – This offbeat post teen-life crisis comedy starring Twilight’s Robert Pattinson comes to DVD with the following features:

  • Extended Scenes (26 mins.)
  • How to Make “How To Be” featurette (20 mins.)
  • Audio commentary with director Oliver Irving, Mike Pearce (Nikki), Johnny White (Ronny) and Joe Hastings (composer)

The Main Chance – Series 1 - £19.99 RRP – This law drama from Yorkshire Television ran for four series between 1969 and 1975. The first series comes to DVD with no extras.

Adventurer – The Complete Series - £19.99 RRP – This sequel to The Smuggler comes to DVD with all 12 episodes complete and uncut.

25th May 2009

Yus, My Dear Series 1 - £12.99 RRP – The first series of this spin-off of Romany Jones.

Moonlight Sonata - £12.99 RRP – Thirties musical drama featuring the renowned concert pianist Jan Ignace Paderweski.

The Fear – The Complete Series - £19.99 RRP – Iain Glen stars in this ITV gangster drama with all five episodes contained in this two-disc set complete and uncut. Extras include:
  • Exclusive half hour featurette on the making of THE FEAR
  • Audio commentary with Iain Glen, director Stuart Orme and producer Jacky Tully

Sez Les Volume 2 - £24.99 RRP – Les Dawson stars in this variety show with volume 3 consisting of the complete fifth and sixth series (featuring guests Sandie Shaw, Roy Orbison, Roy Barraclough, Brian Glover and more).

Oh No, It’s Selwyn Froggit - Series 1 - £12.99 RRP - Bill Maynard stars in this ITV sitcom. This release combines the pilot episode, screened in 1974 as part of a run of single plays, and the complete first series broadcast in 1976.

Evergreen - £12.99 RRP - Jessie Matthews stars in this thirties British musical.

There Goes The Bride - £9.99 RRP - Jessie Matthews stars in this Gainsborough comedy.

Carrington VC - £12.99 RRP - David Niven and Margaret Leighton star in this film based on Anthony Asquith’s smash hit West End play.


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