Filmed in Supermarionation is now available on Blu-ray and DVD on Amazon.co.uk and select HMV locations in the UK!
Parker was on hand as guest reporter for The One Show this evening, along with special guest David Graham, to give a sneak peek of Filmed in Supermarionation. The segment ends with Lady Penelope and Parker grooving to Jamie Cullum’s live performance of “Don’t You Know”.
The world premiere of Filmed in Supermarionation took place in NFT 1 at the British Film Institute in London. The film played to a rapt audience of nearly 400 people and was followed by a Q&A with Mary Turner (puppeteer), David Elliott (director), David Graham (voice of Parker), Elizabeth Morgan (voice of the Angels) and Director Stephen La Rivière. The session concluded with a standing ovation from the audience – swiftly followed by very enthusiastic reviews!
The Supermarionation box set will be available to pre-buy on 1st August from Network Distributing. It contains Blu-ray discs of Filmed in Supermarionation, This is Supermarionation and HD21. Additionally, there’s the heavily-illustrated deluxe version of the book on which the documentary was based, and a brand new edition of TV21. To round it all off there’ll be a set of postcards featuring Justin T. Lee’s artwork from the film.
The set will be limited to 2,500 copies.
To accompany the release of Filmed in Supermarionaton, the book on which it is based will also be rereleased – revised and updated!
New information includes the details of APF’s sale to ATV, and Gerry’s first wife, Betty, gives her first ever interview about the early days of A.P. Films. Plus tons of rare and unpublished pictures. Hardback and printed on heavy weight art paper. The proofs are in and it looks amazing!