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BBC’S THREADS: REMASTERED Written by BAFTA Nominee Barry Hines: The Closest You Will Ever Want to Come to Nuclear War


15 March 2018

An exclusive restored 2-disc special edition of the most shocking and influential film about a nuclear apocalypse.

IMDB Rating 8.1 and winner of four BAFTAs including Best Single Drama.

A stunning 2K restoration from the original BBC CRI 16mm prints, available uncut in the UK for the very first time.

Written by BAFTA-nominee Barry Hines (Kes) and directed by Emmy-winner Mick Jackson (The Bodyguard). Threads first aired on BBC Two in 1984 at the height of Cold War nuclear paranoia. Showing all consequences of a nuclear winter, and how the threads that hold society together crumble as two nuclear warheads are detonated over Sheffield. This film is still hugely relevant today.

Special Features Include:
DVD Audio Commentaries with Mick Jackson, and Karen Meagher and historian Simon Farquar (UK Exclusive)
PDF of Radio Times articles and letters from original broadcast
Documentaries: Shooting the Annihilation, Auditioning for the Apocalypse, Destruction Designer and Stephen Thrower on Threads

Use the discount code CARPET10 which will allow our readers 10% off your order at checkout.

What the Press Said:

"The film that frightened me most" - Peter Bradshaw, Guardian

"Brought Armageddon kicking and screaming into the nation's living rooms" - Charlie Brooker

 

 

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RRP: £19.99/ Certificate: 15 /Catalogue Number: 188909 / Barcode: 5019322889090

Genre: Film / Drama / Run Time: 175 mins approx. on 2 discs

THREADS: REMASTERED IS RELEASED ON DVD ON APRIL 9

 

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