Competition: Win ‘Laughter in Paradise’ on Blu-ray!

The classic British comedy LAUGHTER IN PARADISE, starring the great Alastair Sim, is available now on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital in a brand new restoration courtesy of Studiocanal‘s Vintage Classics collection.

Directed by Mario Zampi (Mr. Potts Goes to Moscow) and co-written by Jack Davies (Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines) and Michael Pertwee (A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum), this enormously entertaining black comedy co-stars George ColeFay ComptonGuy Middleton and Hugh Griffith, as well as an extremely early appearance from a young Audrey Hepburn.



The four remaining relatives of famed practical joker Henry Russell are brought together to hear his last will and testament, revealing a £50,000 inheritance for each of them, if they can complete a set task that is completely at odds with their character. The assignments are designed to reflect their greatest shortcomings and test their ability to adapt, and ultimately change for the better.

Law-abiding retired army officer Deniston (Sim) secretly writes scandalous novels, until he is given a week to get himself arrested for an actual crime and jailed for exactly 28 days. Haughty Agnes (Compton) must find employment as a housekeeper in a middle-class home and retain her position for a month despite her disdain. Simon (Middleton), a penniless womanising rogue, has to marry the first single woman he speaks to, such as the cigarette girl at the club he frequents (Hepburn). Finally, timid Herbert (Cole) needs to hold up the bank manager he works for with a mask and a toy pistol. What could possibly go wrong?



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Competition closes on Monday 20th July 2020!

Winners will be notified by email!

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