‘This Is England 86’ DVD release date announced

Shane Meadow's television sequel gets a quick release

This Is England 86 – the four-part sequel to BAFTA-winning film This Is England – will be released on DVD on October 11.

Written by Shane Meadows and Jack Thorne (Scouting Book for Boys, Skins) – the series will be accompanied by behind-the-scenes footage, cast interviews, outtakes, deleted scenes and an audio commentary from Meadows.

The programme picks up on the characters of the original film three years on from that story, in 1986.

The show is currently being broadcast on Channel 4. Part Three airs tonight (September 21).