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Brian Pern The Complete Series 1 - 3

Brian Pern, the man, the rock star, the living legend...As lead singer of seminal rock group Thotch and as a solo artist Brian Pern has been entertaining millions of fans across the globe for some 40 years.

A trailblazer and innovator, he was the first person to use Plasticine in a music video and the first rock star with a leaked sex tape that no one wanted to watch. Now for the first time ever his story is told in a groundbreaking rockumentary that will change the face of music forever.

From BAFTA nominated and Emmy Award winning director/writer Rhys Thomas (Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender, Down The Line), who writes and stars and The Fast Show's Simon Day as the eponymous rock god, comes the critically acclaimed cult music mockumentary Brian Pern, which originally aired on the BBC and now comes to DVD and Blu-ray for the first time as Brian Pern: The Complete Series 1 - 3, on 4 April 2016 from Dazzler Media.



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The Missing Postman

Forced to take early retirement, postman Clive Peacock (James Bolam - Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?) takes a spur of the moment decision to deliver his last mail collection by hand. Mounting his trusty bicycle, he sets off on an adventure all around Britain, delivering each letter personally. Pursued by the police and glorified by the media, he becomes both a fugitive and a reluctant hero.

Produced by Golden Globe and triple BAFTA winner Gareth Neame (Downton Abbey), The Missing Postman is a hilarious but poignant two-part mini-series that won Best BBC Comedy Drama at the British Comedy Awards in 1997. The stellar cast also includes Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), Alison Steadman (Gavin and Stacey), Larry Lamb (Eastenders) and renowned singer Barbara Dickson.

It makes its DVD debut on 28 March 2016 courtesy of Simply Media.



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Stalky & Co.

Based on the novel written by the legendary Nobel Prize winner Rudyard Kipling, Stalky & Co. is a six-part BBC drama series that makes its UK DVD debut on 28 March 2016 courtesy of Simply Media.

Following Kipling's own experiences as a boy, the series is a coming of age tale of three roguish boys Stalky (Robert Addie - Robin Hood), M'Turk (Robert Burbage - Mansfield Park) and Beetle (David Parfitt - Shakespeare in Love), at a Victorian English public school. Bursting with revenge, bullying, violence and with a seemingly unending supply of practical jokes to frustrate their long-suffering schoolmasters, will the three pranksters eventually find their match?

This fun and entertaining drama from 1982 is produced by Daytime Emmy winner and BAFTA nominee Barry Letts (Doctor Who) and directed by Rodney Bennett (Z Cars).



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The Children of Green Knowe

When his father and stepmother leave the country for Christmas, young Toseland (Alec Christie - The Office) is doomed to spend the holidays at his boarding school, until his eccentric great-grandmother, Mrs. Oldknow (Daphne Oxenford - Coronation Street), invites him to stay with her at The Green Knowe estate, an 11th century house built by Normans. While she tells him stories of his ancestors, Toseland soon finds out not everything is what it seems, when he begins to see the spirits of children who lived in the house during the reign of Charles II.

Originally screened in 1986 but never released on DVD, The Children of Green Knowe is a charming and mystical classic children's mini-series adapted from Lucy M. Boston's novels. BAFTA winner Colin Cant (Moondial) directed the series, alongside BAFTA winning producer Paul Stone (The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe). It makes its DVD debut on 28 March 2016 courtesy of Simply Media.

The Manor of Green Knowe is open to the public, details here: greenknowe.co.uk.



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Speed Sisters

Life on the West Bank is tough, but despite a tangle of roadblocks and checkpoints, a thriving street car-racing scene has emerged. And at the heart of it is a group of five brave, bold and fearless women, the Speed Sisters, the first all-women racing car drivers in the Middle East.

Grabbing headlines and turning heads at improvised tracks across the West Bank, these five women have sped their way into the centre of the gritty, male-dominated Palestinian racing world. Weaving together their lives on and off the track, SPEED SISTERS, is an award-winning, feature documentary from Amber Fares. Chosen for the official selection at Hot Docs, Doc NYC and Sheffield Doc Fest it comes to UK cinemas and on-demand on 25 March 2016 courtesy of Dogwoof.

Offering a release from the pressures and uncertainties of life under military occupation, the races take place at improvised tracks - a vegetable market, an old helicopter pad, a security academy. The fanfare and rivalry between cities brings spectators out in droves, lining rooftops and leaning over barricades to snap photos of their favourite drivers and to catch final times on the scoreboard.

Brought together by a common desire to live life on their own terms, five determined women - Marah, Betty, Noor, Mona and Maysoon - have joined the ranks of dozens of male drivers, competing against each other for the title, and to prove that women can go head to head with the guys.

With a character-driven narrative, tyre-screeching racing scenes and a dynamic Middle Eastern indie music soundtrack, SPEED SISTERS offers a surprising look into what it takes to go further and faster than anyone thought you could.



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The Affairs of Susan

Nominated for an Oscar in 1946, The Affairs of Susan is a thoroughly entertaining romantic comedy starring Academy Award winning movie icon Joan Fontaine (Rebecca) in the title role. The film arrives on DVD for the very first time in the UK on 21 March 2016 thanks for Simply Media.

New York actress Susan is about to marry businessman Richard Aiken (Walter Abel - Holiday Inn), a man she has only known for a few weeks. But the wedding may be called off when Richard decides to hold a party to celebrate and invites three of Susan's former beaus. Each man recalls his experiences with Susan and every one has an entirely different impression of her personality! One describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a fun party girl and the third describes a serious intellectual. But which one is the real Susan?



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A Man Called Gannon

A seasoned cowboy takes a young tender-foot under his wing in this compelling, action-packed western from 1968.

Gannon (Anthony Franciosa - A Face in the Crowd) is a lone drifter on the Kansas plains, he never looks for any trouble because trouble always manages to find him. When he takes on Jess (Michael Sarrazin - They Shoot Horses, Don't They?) a young Eastern pupil and teaches him the ways of the cowboy, the two end up in conflict with Beth (Judi West - The Fortune Cookie) a local widow, when she desires to erect a barbed wire fence to corral the cattle. And when Matty (Susan Oliver - Peyton Place), the local hooker with a heart of gold turns up, Beth must compete for Gannon's heart.

This thrilling feature also stars John Anderson (Psycho) and Gavin MacLeod (The Love Boat) and comes to DVD on 21 March 2016 courtesy of Simply Media.



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Arabella

Making a mockery of Italian and English stereotypes, the timeless 1967 film Arabella follows the good-intentioned efforts of its sultry namesake Arabella Danesi, played by the winner of 24 International film awards Virna Lisi (Latin Lover) as she attempts to save her grandmother Princess Ilaria (Margaret Rutherford - Castle In The Air) from crippling tax debts.

Using her womanly charms to con several men to part with their money, including General Sir Horace Gordon, Duke Pietro Moretti, a hotel manager and an insurance manager - all played by British comedian Terry-Thomas (Strange Bedfellows), Arabella expertly brings together European cinema and British humor and arrives on DVD in the UK for the first time on 21 March 2016.



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