Big Screen British Comedy (Imprint LE Boxset) (Blu-Ray All Region)

$96.99

Three of the most popular and long-running BBC comedy series hit the BIG SCREEN in four film adaptations featuring the original casts Dad’s Army, Steptoe & Son, Steptoe & Son Ride Again, Are You Being Served? three appearing on blu-ray for the first time

 

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Three of the most popular and long-running BBC comedy series hit the BIG SCREEN in four film adaptations featuring the original casts Dad’s Army, Steptoe & Son, Steptoe & Son Ride Again, Are You Being Served? three appearing on blu-ray for the first time.

DAD’S ARMY (1971)

Britain: 1939. Walmington-on-Sea. The defence of this tranquil coastal town is in the hands of bank manager Captain Mainwaring when he assembles a motley platoon to become the Home Guard.

Special Features:

1080p High-definition presentation in the original theatrical aspect ratio (1.85:1)

NEW Audio Commentary by Tony Pritchard and Paul Carpenter of the Dad’s Army Appreciation Society (2021)

NEW Interview with actor Frank Williams by television writer Richard Webber (2021)

NEW Interview with editor Willy Kemplen (2021)

Interview with series co-creator Jimmy Perry & actor Bill Pertwee on “Open House” (1998)

Two 1970s public information films on road safety featuring the cast of Dad’s Army

Theatrical Trailer

Isolated Music Score and Effects audio track

LPCM 2.0 Mono

Optional English subtitles

STEPTOE & SON (1972)

The bright lights of the West End beckon for Harold when he marries a stripper, but his ever-resentful father tags along on their honeymoon bringing an end to wedded bliss.

Special Features:

1080p High-definition presentation

NEW Audio Commentary by television historian Dick Fiddy (2021)

Interview with writers Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (1995)

Theatrical Trailer

Extensive Stills Gallery

Isolated Music Score and Effects audio track

LPCM 2.0 Mono

Optional English subtitles

Insert re-print of the original film Pressbook

STEPTOE & SON RIDE AGAIN (1973)

The Steptoe’s loyal, but past-it horse must be sent off to the knacker’s yard. Instead of buying a new nag, a drunken Harold blows their savings on a greyhound in the belief it will win them a fortune.

Special Features:

1080p High-definition presentation

NEW Audio Commentary (2021)

Excerpt from BBC’s Nationwide featuring on-set Interviews with cast and writers (1973)

Steptoe & Son Down Under audio recording from the Australian stage show (1977)

Theatrical Trailer

Extensive Stills Gallery

Isolated Music Score and Effects audio track

LPCM 2.0 Mono

Optional English subtitles

Insert re-print of the original film Pressbook

ARE YOU BEING SERVED? (1977)

The staff of Grace Bros. Ladies and Gentlemen’s department head to the sun-kissed shores of the Costa Plonka for the holiday of a lifetime while the store is redecorated. 

Special Features:

1080p High-definition presentation from a 2019 restoration

NEW Audio Commentary with comedy historian Robert Ross (2021)

On-set interviews with the cast and writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft (1977)

Danish television sketch featuring John Inman, Mollie Sugden and Wendy Richard (1976)

Archival Audio Interview with actor John Inman (1976)

Theatrical Trailer

Extensive Stills Gallery

Isolated Music Score and Effects audio track

LPCM 2.0 Mono

Optional English subtitles

Insert re-print of the original film Pressbook

Limited Edition Hard Box packaging – 1500 copies only

Additional information

Weight 32 oz