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17th August 2009 17:20:00
Posted by Dave Foster

The Prisoner: The Complete Series (UK BD) in September

Blu-Ray News
Network have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of The Prisoner: The Complete Series on 28th September 2009. This iconic series starring Patrick McGoohan marks Network’s first foray into the Blu-ray market.

A 6-disc limited edition box set priced at £59.99 RRP, this will be the first Blu-ray version of the series anywhere in the world and is the only home entertainment edition of the series to be officially endorsed by McGoohan. Containing all seventeen episodes, extras on the set are as follows…
  • “Don’t Knock Yourself Out” a feature-length documentary which is the most comprehensive look at the production of ‘The Prisoner’, told by those involved in its creation
  • Restored original edit of ‘Arrival’ with an optional music-only soundtrack featuring Wilfred Josephs’ complete and abandoned score
  • Production Crew audio commentaries on seven episodes
  • Trailers for all episodes
  • Archive textless material, including the title sequence with clean themes by Ron Grainer, Wilfred Josephs and Robert Farnon
  • Commercial Break Bumpers
  • Behind-the-Scenes footage including much previously unseen
  • Script and Production Documentation PDFs
  • Image Galleries with Music Suites
  • Exclusive book on the making of the series by TV historian Andrew Pixley
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 sound mixes on all episodes + the original Mono
  • Plus much more

The set is coded for Region B.


About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.