Hot Metal - The Complete Series

Release Date: 18 October 2010 | Certificate: Suitable for 15 years and over
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Robert Hardy takes a dual role in Andrew Marshall and David Renwick s razor-sharp satire depicting the ongoing shenanigans of the day-to-day running of a tabloid newspaper. Co-starring Richard Wilson as former TV presenter Dicky Lipton employed to clean up the newspaper Hot Metal was a cult success on its initial transmission and remains an outstandingly clever and wickedly funny comedy twenty years on. Twiggy Rathbone, newpaper tycoon and owner of Rathouse International, relaunches his Daily Crucible newspaper as a completely downmarket, sex and sleaze-centric tabloid. To aid him in this crusade he brings in South African newspaper editor Russell Spam, whose job is to deflect the complaints of the old guard and re-employ bottom-of-the-barrel reporters like Greg Kettle, the sort of person who thinks nothing of using a medium to interview victims of capital punishment...

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Region 2
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 300 minutes
Main Language: English
Release Date: 18 October 2010
Certificate: 15 - Suitable for Persons Aged 15 or Over
SKU: 7953299