A brand new, feature-length documentary about one of television’s most highly regarded series, Callan, has been produced by independent distributor Network and will be released on 30th November 2015 as part of a three-disc DVD set which includes a wealth of special features. Callan: This Man Alone (12) will be available exclusively through networkonair.com for £30, and is available to pre-buy** now for £25. Terms and conditions apply.
Featuring a remarkable central performance from Edward Woodward, Callangrew from a cult favourite into one of Britain’s favourite shows. Nearly ten years in the making, this documentary tells the story of the iconic series’ creation and development, its success on television and extended life in film and books.
Narrated by Edward Woodward’s son Peter, This Man Alonefeatures contributions from Peter Mitchell (the son of Callan creator James Mitchell), Reginald Collin (producer), Mike Vardy (director), James Goddard (director), Piers Haggard (director), Patrick Mower (actor), Trevor Preston (writer) and more.
Special features include new, improved transfers of two previously released episodes, the complete recording block for the episode The Worst Soldier I Ever Saw, and The Edward Woodward Hour – a Thames TV light entertainment special starring Edward Woodward, previously unreleased on DVD in the UK.