Blu-ray Robin of Sherwood Giveaway – Loaded with Extras
Starring Michael Praed and Ray Winstone, Robin of Sherwood combines elements of history, myth and magic with a healthy dose of action. The Blu-ray from Acorn Media is on the streets now, with all 13 episodes from Series 1 and 2.
Marking the series’ first Blu-ray release, this lavishly produced 1980’s British series comes digitally remastered and presented in stunning high definition with over eight hours of bonus materials. Shot entirely on location in England’s castles and countryside, the set brings the centuries-old legend to vivid life.
Broadcast on PBS and Showtime as Robin Hood, the superb ensemble cast are Michael Praed (Dynasty) as Robin of Loxley, Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, The Departed) as seething-mad Will Scarlet, and Nickolas Grace (Brideshead Revisited) as the greedy, conniving Sheriff of Nottingham. The 3-Disc Blu-ray and DVD bonus disc set includes a wealth of extras including 5 episode commentaries, behind-the-scenes documentary, outtakes and photo galleries.
Rich with gritty medieval realism and cunning plot twists, Robin of Sherwood adds a bit of sorcery and mysticism to the swordplay and social justice that have made the heroic outlaw so endearing and enduring for fans of all ages. The series boasts an authentic atmosphere enhanced by an award-winning soundtrack of haunting melodies by the Irish band Clannad.
Whoever wins this DVD set with have over 8 Hours of Special Features: 5 episode commentaries by series creator Richard Carpenter, director Ian Sharp, and producer Paul Knight; behind-the-scenes documentary, The Electric Theatre Show, upgraded and expanded from the original series; Nothing’s Forgotten: The Making of Robin of Sherwood (remastered), two documentaries about the making of Series 1 and 2; new featurettes for three episodes; 40-page booklet with extensive production notes; photo galleries with nearly 500 images in HD; outtakes; PDF material including PR, Richard Carpenter’s original story treatment, and several scripts (access via the bonus DVD via your computer) and more!
To enter the giveaway, post your name and I will pick the winner July 25, 2011