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Gerry Anderson's UFO: The Complete Series on Blu-ray in November

27 September 2016

The first live-action television series from the legendary creators of Stingray and Thunderbirds, Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, UFO is to be released on Blu-ray-ray in a new HD restoration in November, courtesy of Network Distributing.

1980. After ten years development in top secrecy, SHADO – Supreme Headquarters Alien Defence Organisation – goes live. Its aim: to combat the threat of an alien invasion from a dying race who abduct humans to repair their own decaying bodies. SHADO's dedicated operatives fight a secret war against Earth's terrifying new menace: on land, sea, air – and in space!

The series remains a benchmark sci-fi production, featuring mature storylines and ground-breaking special effects. Long-awaited on Blu-ray in the UK, it is presented here with original mono or 5.1 soundtracks, alongside a wealth of new special features.

UFO The Complete Series Blu-ray

UFO – The Complete Series will feature all 26 episodes and be released on UK Blu-ray on 14th November 2016 by Network at the RRP of £89.99.

Special features:

  • From Earth to the Moon: brand new feature-length documentary with interviews, archive video, audio and stills – many of which have never been seen or heard before

  • The Women of UFO – new documentary discussing the improving sexual equality depicted in UFO and the role of science fiction in striving for that change

  • Identified: SHADO New Recruits Briefing – a newly created SHADO briefing film narrated by Matt Zimmerman

  • Exclusive 600 page book on the making of UFO by archive television historian Andrew Pixley

  • Dolby 5.1 audio mix as well as existing as-transmitted mono audio

  • Film material, including textless episode title backgrounds, textless end titles, stock footage, TV spots, extra footage for Identified and Exposed, unused footage from Timelash and The Long Sleep, Italian trailers

  • Audio commentaries: Identified with Gerry Anderson and Sub-Smash with Ed Bishop

  • S.I.D. Computer Voice Session and audio outtakes for these sessions and Kill Straker!

  • Archive Ed Bishop audio interview from 1996

  • Tomorrow Today: Future Fashions with Sylvia Anderson

  • Extensive image galleries – including previously unseen images