MY FAMILY DVD PROVES POPULAR WITH BUYERS
Series one and two released on DVD by VCI
London, 26 March 2004. The first series of the award-winning British sitcom My
Family, produced by leading independent producer DLT Entertainment in
association with Rude Boy Productions, have been released on DVD by VCI this
week quickly proving a hit with fans.
After only three days, the DVD climbed to
number 46 in the UK home entertainment charts highlighting its appeal to UK
buyers. DLT Entertainment is planning to release the other series on DVD
The success of the DVD
coincides with the launch of the fifth series of My Family in the UK. Airing on
Fridays in primetime on BBC One, the series is reaching an impressive audience
of just under ten million with a 38.5% share.
Produced by DLT Entertainment UK in
association with Rude Boy Productions for BBC One, My Family is created by Fred
Barron, written by a team of writers and stars highly acclaimed actors Robert
Lindsay and Zoë Wanamaker. The new episodes are written by an experienced team
of writers, headed by James Hendrie and Ian Brown.
The series has developed a dedicated
viewership both in the UK and internationally, with sales concluded in
Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Dubai, Eire, Estonia, Finland, France,
Germany, Holland, Iceland, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, New Zealand, Norway, Poland,
Romania, Slovenia, South Africa and Sweden. DLT Entertainment has the worldwide
format rights to the series and BBC Worldwide and DLT jointly handle finished
My Family focuses on
the life of Ben Harper, a moderately successful family man and dentist. He is
also undergoing a mid-life crisis and trying to cope with the bizarre reality of
raising his three, very different, teenage children.
Donald Taffner Jr, Vice President DLT
Entertainment says: “My Family continues to go from strength to strength
attracting an ever increasing audience and maintaining its position as the UK’s
most popular sitcom. We are delighted that series one and two are now available
to audiences on DVD and its early success is an indication of the show’s
information please contact Danielle Kemble / Andrew O’Driscoll at Premier Tel +
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distribution and production in the US, the UK and around the world, as well as
stage production in the US and in the UK.
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