Curry and Chips The Complete Series DVD

Curry and Chips The Complete Series DVD Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play Written by Johnny Speight creator of Till Death Us Do Part and based on an idea by Spike Milligan Curry & Chips proved to be one of the most controversial situation comedies ever made Originally screened in 1969 the series featured Milligan as Kevin O&39;Grady a man of mixed Asian and Irish descent who has just started his new job at Lillicrap Ltd manufacturer of cheap novelty items and seaside souvenirs Inevitably he soon becomes the butt of jokes from his resoundingly intolerant workmates Speight&39;s determined attempt at confronting racism with its own conventions polarised critical opinion although it was extremely popular with the viewing public and ended up in the ITV Top Ten Co-starring with Milligan was long-term friend writing partner and comedy legend Eric Sykes as shop foreman Arthur Blenkinsop Kenny Lynch Norman Rossington and Geoffrey Hughes played their narrow-minded workmates Reflecting the widespread and overt prejudices of its time Curry & Chips attempted to confront bigotry in daily life by caricaturing it Exploring similar territory to Johnny Speight&39;s earlier and highly successful Till Death Us Do Part Curry & Chips will inevitably shock modern audiences in its language and single-minded focus on race Forty years after its initial screening the series is made available for the first time in DVD format Saturday Night Theatre The SalesmanA one-off play by Speight from 1970 starring Ian HolmActors - Spike Milligan Eric Sykes Norman Rossington & Kenny LynchDirector - Keith BeckettCertificate -15 years and overYear - 1969Screen - Fullscreen 1331Languages - English - Dolby Digital (10) MonoDuration - 2 hours and 30 minutes (approx)
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