2entertain Announce the Release of the New Michael Parkinson DVD

By 2entertain, PRNE
Wednesday, November 17, 2010

LONDON, November 18, 2010 - 2entertain has announced the release of The Michael Parkinson Collection.
The DVD will feature Parkinson's personal choice of the best moments from
over 2000 interviews from the entire back catalogue of Parkinson.

With a career spanning over 40 years, Michael Parkinson is the most
successful and recognised interviewer in the country and one of the nation's
favourite television personalities. For the first time ever, BBC DVD offers
The Michael Parkinson Collection
DVD available from 22nd November.

The DVD allows viewers to watch Parkie's career, all hand-picked and
introduced by the man himself, featuring classic in-depth interviews with
some of the most famous people in the world.

The DVD features conversations with John Wayne, James Stewart and Jimmy
and modern greats such as Tom Hanks, Samuel L Jackson and Tom Cruise.
It also features some of Parkie's most well known moments such as; Lauren
, the housewife megastar Dame Edna Everage, Jane Fonda, Madonna, when
met Meg and wrestled Emu.

This two disc collection also includes interviews with celebrated
sportsmen from Muhammad Ali to David Beckham, the legendary John Lennon, Sir
David Attenborough and Richard Burton and the great raconteurs such as
Kenneth Williams and Peter Ustinov, as well as the best comedians of their
generation, from Tommy Cooper and Robin Williams to Les Dawson and Peter

Extras include a specially made documentary charting the history of the
show and lifting the lid on the behind the scenes secrets, plus a collection
of moments the host would rather forget.

Parkie's People by Sir Michael Parkinson
is published in hardback by Hodder and is also available to buy.

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About 2entertain:

2entertain is the largest UK-owned publisher of DVD and digital content
exploiting TV content globally through DVD, Blu-ray and through digital
formats including downloads and apps. 2entertain includes Demon Music Group,
the UK's largest independent record company which produces CD, Music DVDs and
digital downloads. In 2009/10 2entertain returned profits of GBP38.2m.

2entertain is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBC Worldwide, the main
commercial arm of the BBC. The company exists to maximise the value of the
BBC's assets for the benefit of the licence fee payer and invests in public
service programming in return for rights. 2entertain is part of BBC
Worldwide's Home Entertainment division, one of the company's six core

    For further information or review copies, please contact:

    Emma Burch
    2 entertain Video Ltd
    33 Foley Street
    W1W 7TL

For further information or review copies, please contact: Emma Burch, 2 entertain Video Ltd, 33 Foley Street, London, W1W 7TL, +44(0)20-7612-3134

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