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Initial post: 12 Feb 2011 23:29:14 GMT
I keep on feeding in the same titles every month or two, just to see if the BBC have finally decided to put them out in some format or other, but never any joy. Maybe if we can get a checklist going of the titles we'd all like to see it might motivate them to actually do it - guaranteed sales, after all. Personally I'm rooting for a release of Doomwatch on DVD, and a reissue of their MR James stories (the old ones, not the new 'I'm just pinching another man's title and kudos to peddle my own sub-standard ghost story' one); and I'd dearly love the radio shows Hello Cheeky and Tales of the Mausoleum Club to get a CD airing. Anyone else got favourites they're waiting for?

Posted on 16 Feb 2011 13:40:11 GMT
Mr Blobby says:
Shaun The Sheep series 2 and 3. ASAP

Posted on 18 Feb 2011 02:05:53 GMT
A Sense Of Guilt - starring Trevor Eve,Jim Carter and Morag Hood and wrttten by Andrea Newman. From the late 80s,

Undercover Heart - starring Steven Mackintosh, Danielle Nardini and David Troughton

Posted on 18 Feb 2011 02:50:35 GMT
J. Duck says:
"Reaching for the Skies" - the Aviation documentary series from the late 1980's

"The Power & the Glory" - a motor racing documentary series from the early 1990's

"Local Heroes" - the science / history series with Adam Hart Davis

Full, complete collection of "Keith Floyd" cookery shows... I've seen some on Amazon already, but some reviews say they haven't done a very good job of it + a few series of his still not available.

"Jeremy Clarkson's Extreme Machines" + "Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld....... there's already The Jeremy Clarkson Collection [DVD] on Amazon with them on, but bits are missed out.

Posted on 18 Feb 2011 02:54:45 GMT
J. Duck says:
also "Jeremy Clarkson meets the Neighbours" (tour of Europe) + the documentary he did about the raid on St.Nazaire in WW2 also can't be found on DVD.

Posted on 18 Feb 2011 18:08:29 GMT
The Changes, 80s series based on Peter Dickinson's books. And a blu ray of the Quatermass stories.

Posted on 18 Feb 2011 20:25:25 GMT
Dean Fuller says:
well, we finally got `dear john` on dvd,

would still like to see...
big deal (series 2+3)
bread (series 4 +)
grange hill (series 4+ )

Posted on 22 Feb 2011 02:40:34 GMT
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Posted on 26 Feb 2011 13:39:40 GMT
M. Boulger says:
I would like to see series 3 >> 6 of the romantic comedy series "May to December"
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Posted on 26 Feb 2011 16:26:29 GMT
the dramatisation of Charles Darwin's life made many years ago, the more recent dramatisations of the hunting down of maneating big cats (sorry, don't remember the title) and the very early BBC Jane Austen productions

Posted on 26 Feb 2011 17:06:58 GMT
D. says:
The Mary Whitehouse Experience.

Posted on 26 Feb 2011 20:03:19 GMT
What ever happened to the stellar documentaries, The Cold War and The Death of Yugoslavia both amazing documentaries. Terrible shame you cannot find these at all!

Posted on 26 Feb 2011 23:55:39 GMT
Jimmy Nail's 'Spender'. While they're at it they may as well release 'Crocodile Shoes' too.

Posted on 27 Feb 2011 01:03:43 GMT
Last edited by the author on 28 Feb 2011 13:50:12 GMT
Eagle of the Ninth, and the Christopher Lee readings of M R James' ghost stories. Second Verdict. And a blu ray of Edge of Darkness, and to hell with that ghastly remake!

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Mar 2011 08:47:34 GMT
taff says:
On the piste - hilarious reality ski - documentary - one of the first and best reality shows

Posted on 16 Mar 2011 08:26:09 GMT
Tom69 says:
The excellent football series Match of the 70s narrated by Dennis Waterman. Where the hell has this superb series gone. Great football, interviews and music from a great era for English football. Come on BBC or whoever is responsible, get this out on DVD.

Posted on 21 Mar 2011 13:38:13 GMT
Last edited by the author on 21 Mar 2011 13:38:49 GMT
Mine would be -

Paul of Tarsus starring Patrick Troughton
Jesus of Nazareth starring Tom Fleming
Vendetta The 6 surviving episodes
Virtual Murder
Doctor Finlay's Casebook
Francis Durbridge Presents
The Man Who Was Hunting Himself (3 part thriller was on Masterpiece Theatre)
Tucker's Luck
Rubovia Castle
Surviving Harry Worth shows
Surviving David Nixon shows

Posted on 21 Mar 2011 21:01:40 GMT
Nancy Carter says:
I'd love to see the BBC's 'Lost Land of the Jaguar/Volcano/Tiger' made into a boxset. BBC Natural History Department make some top notch TV!

Posted on 22 Mar 2011 10:46:07 GMT
feline1 says:
I'd like to see "The Changes", spooky post-apocalyptic BBC radiophonicworkshoperized children's sci-fi serial from 1975, currently languishing in the BBC vaults never having been repeated ever on terrestial telly since its original broadcast!

Posted on 27 Mar 2011 00:09:51 GMT
Rocky says:
I'd love to see Land Of The Tiger and Weird Nature released on DVD.

Posted on 27 Mar 2011 00:11:29 GMT
L. Murcutt says:
Series 2 and 3 of Big Deal..Hate it when the BBC start releasing a series then stop for no reason. Dare I mention "Trainer" as I maybe the only one who ever really enjoyed it

Posted on 28 Mar 2011 19:55:15 BDT
Moving Stories (the spin-off of The Chain.

Posted on 28 Mar 2011 20:27:41 BDT
D. Clear says:
Series two of "a very peculiar practice", best non scifi bbc series ever.......EVER. series one was released ages ago with no plan whatsoever for `the great (and fairly agressive) Gretas` series, plus "a very polish practice` film

Posted on 28 Mar 2011 20:43:33 BDT
Anita says:
Dalziel and Pascoe series 3 - 12!!!

Posted on 30 Mar 2011 20:58:35 BDT
David says:
I'd love to see Codename Icarus a thriller series from the early 80's which starred Philip Locke, also the old comedy series Lame Ducks. Plus the complete series of A Ghost Story For Christmas would be great. Fingers crossed.
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