Brimstone and Treacle (Dennis Potter) (PAL Region 2)

$29.99

Dennis Potter’s controversial drama was banned by the BBC for 11 years. A middle-aged couple (Denholm Elliot and Patricia Lawrence) are struggling to look after their daughter Pattie (Michelle Newell), who was left severely brain-damaged after what was thought to be a freak car accident. One typically fraught evening, the strained couple are visited by an overbearingly polite young man named Martin (Michael Kitchen), who claims to be a friend of Pattie’s…but very well may be the devil himself

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Dennis Potter’s controversial drama was banned by the BBC for 11 years. A middle-aged couple (Denholm Elliot and Patricia Lawrence) are struggling to look after their daughter Pattie (Michelle Newell), who was left severely brain-damaged after what was thought to be a freak car accident. One typically fraught evening, the strained couple are visited by an overbearingly polite young man named Martin (Michael Kitchen), who claims to be a friend of Pattie’s…but very well may be the devil himself


DVD includes “DID YOU SEE?” – a discussion show broadcast after the play was first aired in 1987 which featured an interview with Dennis Potter



  • Import DVD

  • PAL Region 2

  • DID YOU SEE?

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Weight 5 oz