Henry Screening Interviews & News
Steve Roberts introduced the film with ‘Neil innes always describes
this film as ‘Written by a drunk, produced by a drunk, directed
by a drunk and starred a drunk’, however he forgot to mention that
it must also be viewed by drunks’
Feature commentary with Director Steve Roberts, Sheila Reid (Florrie)
& Jeremy Child (Peregrine Maynard)
Original theatrical trailer
Scripts for two unshot scenes
script for ‘The Blazing - Old Rawl’s full chant’
original synopsis for the film written by Vivian
Original Film poster
Rawlinson Family Crest
Original Biographies from Charisma Films:
J G Devlin
...and finally: Subtitles
At the screening we were lucky enough to be able to speak to some of the
remaining cast and some of the Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band, mp3's below - More
will follow soon.
I was also most pleased to speak to Rodney Slater, unfortunately I didn’t
manage to record a word with him, but I should be able to contact him
at some point in the future.
Myself, Andy Sloss & John Hobbs (of Rawlinsonend.org.uk) were also
surprised to be interviewed at camera point for a possible future DVD
extra next time round.
Bottom three pictures courtesy of John Hobbs, for further info visit Rawlinson
Harry Fowler (Bullethead)
Vernon Dudley Bohay-Nowell
The flyer that was given out
at the screening:
"a comic masterpiece"
"a long time since I've laughed so much...a cult in the making"
It's a genuine cult phenomenon, it's a true British eccentric oddity,
it's been voted "the freakiest film of all time" and now, for
the first time ever, Sir Henry at Rawlinson End is coming
Unavailable for more than a decade - and currently selling on ebay for
vastly inflated sums of money - Sir Henry at Rawlinson End
will make its DVD debut on 30 October 2006.
Created by Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band founding member and
loveable English eccentric Vivian Stanshall, the character
of Sir Henry was originally conceived as a radio play with Stanshall's
pal John Peel.
The transition of the character to the big screen saw a cast of familiar
Brit faces, headed by Trevor Howard as the eponymous
hero, fleshing out Stanshall's manic creations.
The film's reputation has grown
over the years - Bizarre magazine voted it its number one All-Time Freakiest
Movie almost 20 years after its initial release.
Digital Classics' feature comes
as the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band hit the road for a 40th
anniversary tour, featuring the original line-up, with long time fans
such as Phill Jupitus, Paul Merton and
Adrian Edmonson helping take the place of Stanshall,
who died in 1995.
Bonus material: Trailer;
Commentary with director Steve Roberts, actors Sheila Reid and Jeremy
Child; English for hard-of-hearing subtitles (as is so dialogue heavy);
picture gallery; trivia
Title: Sir Henry at
RRP: £14.99 Catalogue No.: DC10028
Release Date: 06 November 2006
For further information
or any press materials please contact:
Debbie Murray at Aim Publicity
[phone no. and email] that
we won't put on here so she doesn't get flooded with spam.