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Torvill & Dean

Torvill & Dean (DVD, PG)

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An entertaining, surprising and moving drama tells the story of how the ace skating duo of Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean found each other and formed their highly successful and enduring partnership.Charting the journey from their first encounter at Nottingham Ice Rink as chi...ldren, through their formative and sometimes tempestuous pathway to their phenomenal Olympic success with Bolero.Chris (Will Tudor, Game of Thrones) grew up in humble surroundings in the town of Calverton Notts where his father was a miner. His mother left home when he was just 10. When his newly arrived stepmother moves in and gives him a pair of ice skates by way of a peace offering, Chris soon finds a way to escape and transcend his troubles at the ice rink.Jayne (Poppy Lee Friar - Mr Selfridge, The Bill) stifled by her parents (Stephen Tompkinson, Brassed Off and Jo Hartley, This Is England) in nearby Clifton, looks to the ice rink for a transformation. She finds an alternative family there in the form of Miss Perry (Anita Dobson, The Bill) and Ted (Mark Benton, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus). And later their coach Janet Sawbridge (Jaime Winston, Tomb Raider) and mentor Betty Calloway (Annabelle Apsion, About a Boy).Jayne and Chris struggle to navigate the extremely difficult line of their own emotional complexities versus a rocky creative relationship. Eventually evolving into an innovative and unbeatable combination.
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DVD Code DAVID4080
Rating PG
Year 2018
Runtime 95 mins
Disks 1 disk(s)
Format DVD, PG
Released 19 Feb 2020
Available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days

Movie Information

Director Gillies MacKinnon
Cast and Crew Cassie Bradley, Dean Andrews, Annabelle Apsion, Mark Benton, Christine Bottomley, Anita Dobson, Susan Earl, Poppy Lee Friar, Jo Hartley, Chris McCurry, Dominique Moore, Sophie Robertson, Stephen Tompkinson, Will Tudor & Jaime Winstone
Languages English
Audio Tracks Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 0.672916666666667
Tagline Our life on ice - the autobiography.


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DVD Code DAVID4080
Stock Available
Status Available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Released 19 Feb 2020
Publication Country
Format DVD, PG
Category Drama
Number of Pages 1
Dimensions Height: 95mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Number of Disks 1