The cult classic TV series Worzel Gummidge is coming to Blu-ray in a newly restored collection from Fabulous Films.
Worzel Gummidge, The Complete Restored Edition has all 31 episodes and is packed full of an incredible 170 mins of bonus material, both old and new including all-new audio commentaries with cast and crew and a double-sided poster of all-new artwork by Graham Humphreys.
Jon Pertwee who played the Doctor in Doctor Who from 1970 to 1974 said that Worzel Gummidge was his favourite role. Guest stars on the show included Billy Connolly, Bill Maynard, Barbara Windsor, Connie Booth, Mike Reid, Joan Sims and Lorraine Chase.
Tons of bonus material is also on the release including –
- 9 all-new audio commentaries with cast and crew
- A Visit to Scatterbrook Farm with Jeremy Austin and Wayne Norman revisiting the original Hampshire locations
- Isolated music and effects tracks on 6 episodes
- Unearthed Southern Television promotional films released for the first time
- An option to watch each episode with the original Southern TV curation and the original continuity from a Southern TV repeat of the Christmas special
- BFI Restoration Preview
- A Chat with Saucy Nancy – Barbara Windsor reveals her experiences of appearing several times throughout the series
- A Visit to the Crowman – Geoffrey Bayldon recalls his fond memories of playing Worzel’s creator
- Experience life through Worzel’s eyes with “Worzel Cam” featuring rushes from the original production
- The abandoned episode ‘Worzel Gives a Lecture’ is presented as an audiobook with Jon Pertwee
- Barn Find – an insight into the discovery of the original Worzel film cans
- Restoring Worzel – showing the process of bringing the original film negatives back to life
- Revisiting Worzel – Jeremy Austin shares photos from his personal collection while behind the scenes during the audio commentaries
- , Outtakes – a couple of bloopers from the 2nd series
- Worzel Audio Outtakes – cast and crew can be heard rehearsing key scenes from the 3rd series
- Worzel on Location – rare 8mm footage of Worzel And The Saucy Nancy being made
- Trailers and adverts
- Day By Day Cast Interview – Worzel, Aunt Sally and the Crowman appear on the regional ITV programme to preview the series
- A Double-Sided Poster of the All-New Artwork
- And many other treats from the archives