Brian Pern: The Life of Rock/A Life In Rock/45 Years of Prog Rock (BBC) [DVD]
Vendor: The DVD Hut
Directors: Rhys Thomas
Writers: Simon Day, Rhys Thomas
Producers: Rhys Thomas
Number of discs: 2
Studio: Spirit Entertainment Limited
DVD Release Date: 4 April 2016
Run Time: 250 minutes
'Brian Pern: A Life in Rock' is a British comedy documentary following ageing rock star Brian Pern, former front-man of the legendary 1970s progressive rock group Thotch.
The Three series; The Life of Rock, A Life in Rock and 45 Years of Prog and Roll follow Brian as he develops as an artist through the ages. Brian claims to have invented world music, come up with the idea of Live Aid and to be the first musician to use Plasticine in videos . An affectionate parody of Peter Gabriel, Brian Pern features a whole host of recognisable faces from Rock and Pop.
The Complete Series includes the nine episodes from all three series including a whole host of extra footage.
If there's a funnier show than Brian Pern: a Life in Rock, I'll be staggered - The Guardian
A wealth of extras including:
Deleted/Extended scenes from series 1-3
Bonus Episode: Brian Pern at the BBC (a collection of Brian's videos and Top of the Pops performances)
Original Brian Pern webisodes
The original unseen Pilot filmed in Rhys' bedroom with Simon
These discs are (PAL) format, and will work on Australian & European DVD players.
USA/Canada customers will need a multi-region enabled player.