Sunday 30th June 2013
The Village, an epic six part drama series charting the life and turbulent times of one Derbyshire village across a period of flux in the 20th Century, is available on DVD on 8th July 2013 courtesy of Entertainment One.
The Village is written by BAFTA award-winning Peter Moffat (Silk, Criminal Justice) and jam-packed with inspired performances by John Simm (Life on Mars), Maxine Peake (Peak Practice) and Juliet Stevenson (Truly, Madly, Deeply; Accused).
Proving an immediate ratings winner, the first episode was watched by over 8.5 million viewers and a second season has been re-commissioned by the BBC. This first series starts in 1914 and takes us through the First World War, ending in 1920. The lives of the villagers from children to farm workers, factory owners, to landed aristocracy lie at the heart of its narrative.
The Village is a timeless coming-of-age story, told through the nostalgic eyes of one man, Bert Middleton, From lustful first-love and the dramas of war, to a father's hard lessons and a mother's love; Bert has seen it all. The Village is moving, uplifting and full of outstanding performances.
If you're a fan of similar dramas such as Call The Midwife or Downton Abbey, you'll relish the evocative and powerful scenes in The Village when it arrives on DVD on 8th July 2013.
- Behind the Scenes: Designing the world of The Village
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.