Category: ATVLAND.news

Thunderbirds 1965 Kickstarter Project is Almost GO!!!

Those of you who have an interest in the amazing work Gerry Anderson and team created over the early years of ITV, and have been part of the Kickstarter project to resurrect the fantastic Thunderbirds for one more time will be eagerly awaiting their delivery of great new ‘old’ episodes. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1558089494/thunderbirds-1965-new-episodes-from-1960s-recordin/posts/1548468  

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Antony and Cleopatra – Out now from Network!

Network Distributing have just released (Monday 25th July)  the acclaimed Antony and Cleopatra from ATV. Trevor Nunn directs Richard Johnson and Oscar-nominee Janet Suzman in this landmark production of Shakespeare’s tragedy of power and passion in Ancient Egypt. First broadcast in 1974 and based on Nunn’s celebrated staging with the Royal Shakespeare Company, its intensity and…

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Network Distributing re-release classic ATV drama ‘The Strauss Family’ in May 2016 (UPDATE – DATE TBA)

From the Network website… A lavish costume drama from the early 1970s, The Strauss Family dramatises the story of the remarkable musical dynasty. Spanning 75 years and encompassing both intimate human drama and political turmoil, it charts the rise of the elder Johann Strauss from humble beginnings to glittering success, through tragedy, intrigue, marriages and scandalous love…

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ATV Teenage Drama ‘The Siege of Golden Hill’ Coming October 2015!

The early 1970s saw the development of harder-edged television dramas aimed specifically at teenagers and young adults. One of ATV’s contributions to this genre was the edgily subversive The Siege of Golden Hill, a series which powerfully reflects the social concerns that loomed large at the time (and which still resonate today): poverty and the new…

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