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Big Screen British Comedy

$119.95

Number of Discs

4

Rating

PG

Release Date

October 27, 2021

Runtime (in minutes)

388

Product Code IMP2767

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.

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. 

Limited Edition 3 Disc Hard box edition With Unique Artwork. 1500 copies only.


Dad’s Army (1971) – Imprint Collection #78

Starring Arthur Lowe, John Le Mesurier, Clive Dunn, John Laurie, James Beck, Arnold Ridley, Ian Lavender, Bill Pertwee, Frank Williams

Britain: 1939. Walmington-on-Sea. The defense 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. 

The 1971 big-screen film version of the much-loved and long-running BBC comedy series. 

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition transfer presented in the original as-exhibited aspect ratio 
  • Audio commentary by Tony Pritchard & Paul Carpenter of the Dad’s Army Appreciation Society (2021) 
  • Frank Williams on Dad’s Army (2021) 
  • Walmington on Screen – interview with editor Willy Kemplen (2021) 
  • Arthur Lowe radio interview extract (1976) 
  • Open House – interview with writer Jimmy Perry & actor Bill Pertwee (1998)
  • Pelican Crossing – 2 Road Safety films featuring the Dad’s Army cast
  • Don’t Panic! – Road Safety film featuring actor Clive Dunn
  • Locations Photo Gallery
  • Textless Titles
  • Isolated Music & Effects audio track
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • LPCM 2.0 Mono 
  • Optional English subtitles

Steptoe & Son (1972) – Imprint Collection #79

Starring Harry H. Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell, and Carolyn Seymour

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. 

The 1972 big-screen film version of the much-loved and long-running BBC comedy series. 

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition transfer
  • Audio commentary by television historian Dick Fiddy (2021)
  • Interview with Harry H. Corbett from Today (1975)
  • Interview with Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (2013)
  • Textless Titles
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Photo Gallery
  • LPCM 2.0 Mono 
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Booklet reproduction of the film’s original pressbook

Steptoe & Son Ride Again (1973) – Imprint Collection #80

Starring Harry H. Corbett, Wilfrid Brambell, and Diana Dors

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. 

The 1973 big screen sequel based on the much-loved and long-running BBC comedy series. 

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition transfer
  • Audio commentary by comedy historian Robert Ross and Gemma Fanning (2021)
  • On-set interview excerpts from BBC’s Nationwide (1973)
  • Comedy Makers – excerpt from a 1970s Dutch television documentary featuring rehearsal footage from episode “Men of Property” & interview with Ray Galton & Alan Simpson
  • Steptoe & Son Down Under – album recording from the Australian stage show (1977)
  • Textless Titles
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Isolated Music & Effects audio track
  • Photo Gallery
  • LPCM 2.0 Mono 
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Booklet reproduction of the film’s original pressbook 

Are You Being Served? (1977) – Imprint Collection #81

Starring Mollie Sugden, John Inman, Frank Thornton, Trevor Bannister, Wendy Richard, Arthur Brough, Nicholas Smith, Andrew Sachs, Harold Bennett

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. 

The 1977 big screen film version of the much-loved and long-running BBC comedy series. 

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p high-definition master from a new 2k scan
  • Audio commentary by comedy historian Robert Ross and Gemma Fanning (2021)
  • On-set interviews with the cast & writers Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft (1977)
  • Dutch television interview with John Inman, featuring Wendy Richard (1975)
  • Dutch television sketch with John Inman, Mollie Sugden and Wendy Richard (1976)
  • Audio interview with John Inman (1976)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Isolated Music & Effects audio track
  • Photo Gallery
  • LPCM 2.0 Mono 
  • Optional English subtitles
  • Booklet reproduction of the film’s original pressbook