Dissent & Disruption: Alan Clarke at the BBC (1969 - 1989) (Limited Edition 13 dIsc Blu-ray Box Set)

Vendor: The DVD Hut
Product details Actors: Gary Oldman, David Bowie, Ray Winstone, Phil Davis, Jane HorrocksDirectors: Alan ClarkeFormat: Box set, Dolby, PALLanguage: EnglishRegion: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)Number of discs: 13Classification:...


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Actors: Gary Oldman, David Bowie, Ray Winstone, Phil Davis, Jane Horrocks
Directors: Alan Clarke
Format: Box set, Dolby, PAL
Language: English
Region: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
Number of discs: 13
Classification: 18
Studio: Bfi
DVD Release Date: 23 May 2016
Run Time: 1980 minutes

Product Description

DISSENT & DISRUPTION: ALAN CLARKE AT THE BBC (1969 -1989) (Limited Edition 13 disc Blu-ray Box Set)

This long-overdue collection finally brings together all twenty-three of the surviving stand-alone BBC TV dramas that Alan Clarke directed between 1969 and 1989, including such neglected classics as To Encourage the Others, Horace, Penda’s Fen, Diane, Contact, Christine and Elephant, and also includes the first ever presentation of Clarkes’ original Director’s Cut of The Firm, assembled from his personal answer print, discovered in 2015.


  • The Last Train through Harecastle Tunnel (1969)
  • Sovereign’s Company (1970)
  • The Hallelujah Handshake (1970)
  • To Encourage the Others (1972)
  • Under the Age (1972)
  • Horace (1972)
  • The Love Girl and the Innocent (1973)
  • Penda’s Fen (1974)
  • A Follower for Emily (1974)
  • Diane (1975)
  • Funny Farm (1975)
  • Scum (1977)
  • Nina (1978)
  • Danton’s Death (1978)
  • Beloved Enemy (1981)
  • Psy-Warriors (1981)
  • Baal (1982)
  • Stars of the Roller State Disco (1984)
  • Contact (1985)
  • Christine (1987)
  • Road (1987)
  • The Firm: Director’s Cut (1989, previously unreleased)
  • The Firm: Broadcast Version (1989)
  • Elephant (1989)

Bonus Disc (DVD only)

  • Shelter(1967)
  • The Gentleman Caller (1967)
  • Goodnight Albert (1968)
  • Stella (1968)
  • The Fifty-Seventh Saturday (1968)
  • Thief (1968)

Special features:

  • George’s Room (1967): unique colour episode, previously considered partially lost, starring Geraldine Moffatt and John Neville
  • Alan Clarke at The Questor’s Theatre (stills gallery)
  • Alan Clarke: Out of His Own Light (Andy Kelleher, 2016, c.5 hours): new multi-part documentary featuring many of Clarke’s collaborators
  • David Leland introduces To Encourage the Others (1991)
  • Diane audio commentary with Janine Duvitski and Richard Kelly (2016)
  • David Leland introduces Scum (1991)
  • Tonight: Scum discussion (1978, 11 mins)
  • Arena: ‘When is a play not a play?’ (1978, 46 mins)
  • Scum audio commentary
  • Bukovsky (Alan Clarke, 1977, 50 mins)
  • Bukovsky Outtakes (1977, 50 mins): footage shot during the making of Clarke’s previously-unseen documentary
  • Bukovsky audio commentary with Jehane Markham, Grenville Middleton and Sam Dunn
  • David Markham interviewed by Alan Clarke (audio-only, 20 mins)
  • Alan Clarke’s letters to the Markhams (stills gallery, with readings by Jehane Markham)
  • David Leland introduces Contact (1991)
  • Contact audio commentary with Sean Chapman and Allan Bairstow (2016)
  • AFN Clarke on Contact (2016): writer of Contact discusses the making of the powerful television drama adaptation
  • David Leland introduces Road (1991)
  • Road audio commentary with Corin Campbell Hill and Stuart Walker (2016)
  • Open Air: Road discussion (1987, 26 mins)
  • The Firm: Director’s Cut audio commentary with Gary Oldman
  • David Leland introduces The Firm
  • The Firm: Broadcast Version audio commentary with Lesley Manville, Phil Davis, David Rolinson and Dick Fiddy
  • Alan Clarke interview (1989): the director interviewed in LA
  • Elephant audio commentary with Danny Boyle
  • Open Air: Elephant discussion (1989, 21 mins)
  • Illustrated 200-page book


Please Note:

These discs are Region 2 (PAL) format, and will work on all modern Australian & European DVD players. Your DVD player may need to be multi-region enabled in order to view this (most players in Australia are). Please check your player before purchasing

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