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by Gareth
Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Classic Children's Drama Collection
Replies: 4
Views: 1207

Re: Classic Children's Drama Collection

FWIW The Railway Children (1967) is re-released on dvd from Spirit Entertainment next Monday. I have to admit I'm very fond of it, ever since seeing the previous video and dvd release from DD Video around 2002.
by Gareth
Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:34 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: The Man From UNCLE Season 1 [Warner]
Replies: 25
Views: 3808

Re: The Man From UNCLE Season 1 [Warner]

Actually a few years before BBC2 showed most of the colour episodes Bravo showed 26 episodes from the first series while they were still a cable only channel. Unfortunately Bravo just bought a package of 26 seemingly unaware that just 3 more would have allowed them to show the first season complete...
by Gareth
Sat Aug 23, 2014 4:30 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: The Avengers on Blu-ray Disc in the USA
Replies: 12
Views: 2514

Re: The Avengers on Blu-ray Disc in the USA

So far the complete Series 4 on blu-ray is up for pre-order on MovieMail in the UK (November 10) and the French edition is up for pre-order on Amazon.fr (November 12). No further details AFAIK.
by Gareth
Tue Dec 17, 2013 10:40 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: An Age of Kings (BBC)
Replies: 21
Views: 3575

Re: An Age of Kings (BBC)

I'll second the suggestions in this thread and add two pieces of Greek theatre: BBC2's 1986 Sophocles trilogy, The Theban Plays (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone) and Oresteia, the Serpent Son (1979). I'd be delighted to see selections of Ibsen, Chekhov and Strindberg too. Anyway, I...
by Gareth
Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: How Star Trek Turns Your Brain to Grits
Replies: 26
Views: 3828

Re: How Star Trek Turns Your Brain to Grits

Haven't even seen an episode of Star Trek in decades, but that was still a nasty and witless piece.
by Gareth
Sun Feb 03, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: Archive Television
Topic: Duchess of Duke Street DVD query....
Replies: 6
Views: 1383

Re: Duchess of Duke Street DVD query....

The Dutch Series 1 set is episodic, though sadly their Series 2 set is the Margot Eavis edit. The complete Series 1 and Series 2 US Region 1 set is entirely episodic.
Hope this helps.