Takin Over The Asylum - The Complete Mini Series DVD

Takin Over The Asylum - The Complete Mini Series DVD
Takin Over The Asylum - The Complete Mini Series DVD Takin Over The Asylum - The Complete Mini Series DVD
This engrossing comedy-drama explores the issues surrounding mental health with sensitivity and black humour. It helped launch the careers of Ken Stott (Rebus) and David Tennant (Doctor Who), and went on to win a BAFTA for Best Serial and an RTS Award for Best Writer. Eddie McKenna is a double-glazing salesman who moonlights as a DJ for hospital radio in a Scottish mental asylum - St Judes. He nurtures close friendships with the patients there including Francine, a self-harmer, schizophrenic Fergus, OCD sufferer Rosaline and Campbell, a manic depressive, with whom he shares a dream to make it onto the commercial radio scene. As Campbell's inspired antics seem to bring the pair closer to their goal, the pressures of work, relationships and family begin to get to Eddie. With his life threatening to spin out of control, it is Eddie's turn to look for help...

Special Features
Audio Commentaries (eps 2 & 5) With David Tennant, Katy Murphy & Donna Franceschild, Unseen Footage: David Tennant's Original Audition For The Role Of Campbell
Specifications
Aspect Ratio1.33:1
AudioEnglish Stereo
BBFC15
Case TypeAmaray Single
CastKaty Murphy, Ken Stott, Kenneth Bryans, Matt Costello, Ronnie McCann, Roy Hanlon, Ruth McCabe, Sandra Voe, Molly Innes, Neil McKinven, Nell Brennan, David Tennant, Derek Anders, Elizabeth Spriggs, Gavin Mitchell, Angela Bruce, Angus Macfadyen, Arabella Weir, Caroline Paterson
ColourColour
DirectorDavid Blair
Discs2
FormatDVD
HOH (Hard of Hearing)Yes
LanguageEnglish
RegionDVD 2
RegionDVD 4
Released2008-06-09
Run Time296
Special Features
SubtitleEnglish
Year1994

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Tags: 1990s, Mini Series, Award Winner