Brian Pern, the man, the rock star, the living legend… As lead singer of seminal rock group Thotch and as a solo artist, Pern has been entertaining millions of fans across the globe for some 40 years. A trailblazer and innovator, he was the first person to use Plasticine in a music video and the first rock star with a leaked sex tape that no one wanted to watch. Now his story is told in a ground-breaking rockumentary that will change the face of music forever.
From BAFTA nominated and Emmy Award winning director/writer Rhys Thomas (‘Freddie Mercury: The Great Pretender’, ‘Down The Line’), who writes and stars and ‘The Fast Show’s’ Simon Day as the eponymous rock god, comes the critically acclaimed cult music mockumentary ‘Brian Pern’, which originally aired on the BBC and now comes to DVD and Blu-ray for the first time on Mon 4 April 2016 from
The show documents the life and times of the inimitable singer and features a veritable who’s who of great British actors, comedy stars, musicians and TV and radio personalities including Michael Kitchen as Pern’s long-suffering manager, Nigel Havers, Paul Whitehouse as the bitter Thotch band members as well as Al Murray, Roger Taylor, Rick Wakeman, Annie Nightingale, Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, Alan Yentob, Tim Rice, Peter Gabriel, David Baddiel, Noel Edmunds, Martin Freeman, Billy Bragg, Christopher Eccleston, Suranne Jones, Simon Callow, Kathy Burke, Noddy Holder, Jack Whitehall, Kevin Eldon, John Thomson, Rick Parfitt, Chrissie Hynde, Roger Moore, Paul Young, Phil Collins, Matt Lucas, John Humphrys, Jools Holland and Jane Asher and many more…
‘Brian Pern: The Complete Series 1 – 3‘ is released on Mon 4 April 2016, via Dazzler Media.