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    Beasts: The Complete Series





    Creator of some of the most outstanding television plays made in the last fifty years, Nigel Kneale (Quatermass, Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Year of the Sex Olympics) created, in Beasts, an anthology of six plays designed to showcase the breadth of his fertile imagination. Laden with suspense, drama and a thick vein of black humour, each play was a variation on the theme of civilised man in conflict with the primal, animal side of existence. This malevolent and menacing thread runs through all six terrifying stories, which feature outstanding performances from actors such as Martin Shaw (Judge John Deed), Simon MacCorkindale (Casualty), Glyn Houston (Inspector Morse), Michael Sheard (Grange Hill) and Pauline Quirke (Birds of a Feather). Not seen since its original transmission and never previously released in any format, Beasts will appeal to all lovers of quality drama and horror.

    BABY
    A mummified creature is found in the walls of a house.
    BUDDYBOY
    Has a dolphin’s spirit returned to haunt the living?
    THE DUMMY
    An actor becomes possessed by the monster he is playing.
    SPECIAL OFFER
    A poltergeist is loose in a supermarket.
    WHAT BIG EYES
    An eccentric scientist tries to turn himself into a wolf.
    DURING BARTY’S PARTY
    A couple are trapped in their home by a horde of rats.

    Special Features

    MURRAIN
    [] Murrain – A single play by Kneale from 1975, written in the same vein as Beasts
    [] Stills Gallery
    [] Script PDFs
    [] Original ATV Brochure PDF
    [] Commemorative booklet written by Andy Murray, author of Into the Unknown – The Fantastic Life of Nigel Kneale

    • Catalogue Number : 7952477
    • Available Since : 01/06/2007
    • Classification 12
    • Number of Discs 2
    • Picture 4:3 / Colour
    • Sound Mono
    • Subtitles None
    • Region 2
    • Time 300 minuts approx + extras
    • Short Name Beasts

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    Beasts: The Complete Series

    Beasts: The Complete Series

    Creator of some of the most outstanding television plays made in the last fifty years, Nigel Kneale (Quatermass, Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Year of the Sex Olympics) created, in Beasts, an anthology of six plays designed to showcase the breadth of his

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