THE UNMUTUAL - SAPPHIRE & STEEL DVD PR
Set in a world in which the future and past collide and time overturns reality, SAPPHIRE AND STEEL will capture your consciousness and transport you to altered states. Eerie, frightening forces are at work and Sapphire and Steel have been assigned...Only Sapphire and Steel (Joanna Lumley and David McCallum) can stop the strange events and restore natural order to the universe. These two superhuman agents have been assigned to safeguard the structure of Time. With their uncanny powers they protect the present from malign forces from the past and future. This set is elemental to any DVD collection and available to buy on 5th November 2007, RRP £59.99.
Special features on SAPPHIRE & STEEL THE COMPLETE SERIES SPECIAL EDITION are:
* A brand new exclusive documentary about the making of the show featuring
the cast and crew
* Extensive image galleries
* Original PR paperwork and script PDFs
* Original designer's floor plans in PDF format
Though-provoking, unsettling and powerful drama with a supernatural twist, SAPPHIRE AND STEEL was created by acclaimed TV writer PJ Hammond (Torchwood, Ace of Wands). The show built up a massive cult following when it was originally broadcast on ITV nearly thirty years ago and remains a much talked about show to this day.
SAPPHIRE & STEEL COMPLETE SERIES SPECIAL EDITION (PG) is a Network release
Release Date: 5th November 2007
Total Running Time: 850 minutes (approximately)
Screen Ratio: 4.3
Disc One- Assignment One
Dangers from the mysteries echoing along the corridors of time face two children in a lonely house when their parents suddenly disappear. They have not walked out - they have ceased to exist in the time we know as the present. Equally mysteriously, two strangers arrive on the scene. Their names are Sapphire and Steel, but who are they? Can they bring back the parents who have been trapped by unknown powers?
Guests Steven O'Shea, Tamasin Bridge, Felicity Harrison, John Golightly, Charles Pemberton and Val Pringle
Written by P.J. Hammond Directed by Shaun O'Riordan Original ITV Transmission 10 to 26 July 1979
Disc Two - Assignment Two
Sapphire and Steel appear at a derelict, old railway station - many years have passed since trains ran through it. Now it echoes with mysterious figures and voices from the past. The eerie forces they are combating come from the years of The Great War and Sapphire sense an overwhelming feeling of hatred...
Guests Gerald James, Tom Kelly, David Cann and David Woodcock
Written by P.J. Hammond Directed by Shaun O'Riordan Original ITV Transmission 31 July to 8 November 1979
Disc Three - Assignment Three
How can Sapphire and Steel help people they know nothing about? People who are inside a building they cannot see? All they know is that these people have been experimenting with time, that they come from the future and that they are in danger...
Guests Catherine Hall, David Gant and Russell Wootton
Written by P.J. Hammond Directed by Shaun O'Riordan Original ITV Transmission 6 to 22 January 1981
Disc Four - Assignment Four
Is Time trying to break through via old photographs? Sapphire and Steel probe the secrets of an old shop in which nothing is new. A shop that never opens. And they see children from the past... children who are neither real nor images but something in between...
Guests Alyson Spiro, Philip Bird, Bob Hornery and Natalie Hedges
Written by P.J. Hammond Directed by David Foster Original ITV Transmission 27 January to 5 February 1981
Disc Five - Assignment Five
A wealthy industrialist holds a themed house party to celebrate his company's 50th anniversary - everything is turned back to the atmosphere of 1930, the year the company was founded. But has he inadvertently set a time warp in motion? Sapphire and Steel have a new assignment...
Guests Patience Collier, Nan Munro, Davy Kaye, Jeffrey Wickham and Jeremy Child
Written by Don Houghton and Anthony Read Directed by Shaun O'Riordan Original ITV Transmission 11 to 26 August 1981
Disc Six - Assignment Six
Silver joins Sapphire and Steel into their latest investigation of a present-day time break which points to 1948. Who are the young couple they find at the cafe and how are they involved with the bewildering shift in time.
Guests Edward de Souza, Johanna Kirby, John Boswall and Christopher Fairbank
Written by P.J. Hammond Directed by David Foster Original ITV Transmission 11 to 26 August 1981
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