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TV on DVD: February 2014

 TV DVD's coming this February

Vic and Bob’s House of Fools
Release Date: 2nd February
Stand by for unadulterated daft fun in this warm and wonderfully original sitcom written by and starring iconic comedy duo Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Set in Bob Mortimer’s home, each episode of Vic & Bob’s House of Fools sees Bob frustrated by the uninvited lodgers, visitors and guests who constantly fill his house. The crazed characters include lady-obsessed lothario Beef (Matt Berry), Geordie ex-con Bosh (Dan Skinner) and Bob’s sulky son Erik (Daniel Simonsen), while man-eater Julie (Morgana Robinson) will still be lurking next door.  DVD extras include ‘Behind the Scenes’, ‘Bosh Tour of Props Room’ and ‘Vic & Bob Set Tour’.

Still Open All Hours Series 1 (includes 2013 Christmas Special)
Release Date: 2nd February
The hit television sitcom Open All Hours has returned after 28 years and welcomes back David Jason in his role of Granville, who has inherited the corner shop from his beloved but miserly Uncle Arkwright. Granville’s son Leroy assists his father with running the shop and continues to serve the familiar faces of Nurse Gladys Emmanuel, the formidable Mrs Featherstone and Wet Eric. Granville revisits old feelings for Mavis, who is now under the watchful eye of her fearsome sister, Madge, but the shopkeeper hatches a plan with new neighbour Gastric to woo the lovely Mavis once and for all. 

Last Tango in Halifax Series 3
Release Date: 2nd February
Highly popular and BAFTA-winning drama series Last Tango in Halifax returns for a third series. Emotions run high once more as critically acclaimed writer Sally Wainwright continues to take these characters into new emotive depths. Series 3 sees Rupert Graves (Sherlock) join a stellar cast that includes Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi and Sarah Lancashire. Last Tango in Halifax Series 1-3 box set will be released on the same date.

Black Mirror: Complete Collection
Release Date: 9th February
The complete collection features the two series and the recent Christmas special of Charlie Brooker's futuristic drama series.

Top Gear: The Patagonia Special 
Release Date: 16th February
Jeremy, Richard and James will take a Porsche 928, Lotus Esprit and Ford Mustang through their most gruelling challenge to date: a 1600-mile trek through Patagonia to the southernmost city in the world, in order to stage an epic game of car football against Argentina.

Death in Paradise Series 4
Release Date: 23rd February
Beat the winter chill this February and return to the idyllic island of Saint Marie in the Caribbean for the fourth series of Death In Paradise on DVD. Kris Marshall (My Family) returns as the achingly English Detective Inspector Humphrey. From a case of the supernatural to a surf school owner being discovered dead in his workshop, there is still plenty of trouble in paradise to be investigated.

Benidorm Series 7
Release Date: 23rd February
Series 7 sees the Garvey’s bid farewell to sunny Benidorm, but before they say “Adios”, one more holiday adventure awaits them as The Oracle (Jonny Vegas), his mother Noreen, and former manager Janey York land at the Solana resort. Crammed with best-loved characters and fantastic VIP appearances from Joan Collins, Amanda Barrie, John Challis, Bobby Crush, Leslie Jordan, Ruth Madoc, Denise Black and Nadia Sawalha, DVD extras include outtakes.

Birds of a Feather Series 2
Release Date: 23rd February
The second ITV series arrives on DVD Kicking off with a promised Christmas trip to Tenerife, courtesy of Dorien's continued income as 'Sixty Shades of Green' author Foxy Cohen, the Birds share their many successes and failures, including Sharon's interview to become a spy, Tracey's trip to jail and a traditional cockney knees-up with London's Pearly Kings and Queens. But there are life-changing surprises too as Dorien comes face-to-face with someone she thought she'd never see again.

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