BBC’S THREADS: REMASTERED
The Closest You Will Ever Want to Come to Nuclear War
RELEASED ON DVD 9th April 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
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
RRP: £19.99/ Certificate: 15 /Catalogue Number: 188909 / Barcode: 5019322889090
Genre: Film / Drama / Run Time: 175 mins approx. on 2 discs
Threads Remastered: DVD Trailer
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