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DVD - The Song of the Soar

DVD - The Song of the Soar

A pictorial journey along this enchanting river, stopping off to explore the villages, the people, the history, the culture and the heritage.

Written, directed and produced by Brian Langtry, who also provides the music.

Running time approx75 mins.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 12.00

DVD - The Water Boatman

DVD - The Water Boatman

In this box set of 4 discs, there is the complete series of 20 episodes featuring canal enthusiast Alan Herd - The Water Boatman - as he travels a popular inland waterways route, the Stourport Ring in central England.

It take him through the cities of Birmingham, Worcester and Wolverhampton and on six waterways, including a stretch of the River Severn.

Region 0. Colour. PAL. Running time: 439 mins approx.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 23.50

DVD - Travelling Man

DVD - Travelling Man

The complete series from Granada, originally screened on television in 1984 and 1985.

Ex-detective inspector Alan Lomax, formerly of the Metropolitan Police Drugs Squad, has just completed a two-year prison sentence following his wrongful conviction for theft. His wife has left him, and his son, Steve, is missing, lying low on Britain's waterways.

Running time: 650 mins approx. Region 2. PAL.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 39.99

DVD - The River

DVD - The River

The complete six-part series, first shown on the BBC in 1988, featuring David Essex in his first television acting role.

He stars as Davey Jackson, a once-dodgy cockney chancer who settles for a solitary life as the lock keeper in the peaceful Chumley-on-the-Water.

His quiet life is changed forever when Sarah, a bargee from Scotland, is trying to negotiate Davey's lock when her propellor shaft breaks and she becomes marooned.

Running time: 180 mins approx. Region 2. PAL.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 14.99

DVD - President / Well Creek

DVD - President / Well Creek

This one hour DVD follows the progress of the steam powered narrowboat President, and her butty Kildare, along the Well Creek, from Marmont Priory to Salters Lode lock onto the Great Ouse. Filmed during the summer of 2008. The boats were due through here in 2007, on their way to the IWA National Festival at St. Ives, but this trip was cancelled because of flooding on the River Nene.

There is also a brief history of this ancient eight mile long canalized river.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 11.95

DVD - English Narrow Boats

DVD - English Narrow Boats

The Braunston Historic Narrow Boat Rally was filmed over the two days in June 2006. Both the Saturday & Sunday parades were filmed, so most of the boats that took part are included - some leaving the marina, navigating round Braunston Turn or on the canal length between the two.

Also included are 7 songs from 'Dutch Courage' from Enkhuizen, who performed on both days of the event.

Running time: approx 60 mins. PAL all regions.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 13.50

DVD - Narrowboating (Shakespeare's Country)

DVD - Narrowboating (Shakespeare's Country)

Relax and enjoy this narrow-boat journey through the heart of Shakespeare's country, visiting the landscape that inspired the great bard, including his birthplace in the picturesque town of Stratford-upon-Avon. But be prepared for some hectic activity as well, with the crew tackling the enormous Tardebigge Flight of thirty locks and one of the longest tunnels in the country at King's Norton.

Running time: 55 mins approx. PAL, Region 0.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 7.00

DVD - Narrowboats, Living on the Canal

DVD - Narrowboats, Living on the Canal

Whether you dream of living on a narrowboat or have simply wondered what it would be like to continuously cruise the waterways, this programme has something for everyone, offering an up-close and personal view of a very different way of life.

Sections include space saving designs, finding a mooring, choosing the right boat, day to day life and locking up.

Running time: 60 mins approx. All regions. PAL format.

Sorry, currently out of stock.


AVAILABILITY :  Despatch in 2-3 days. Please contact us.

Price: 5.50

DVD - Narrowboats, Working on the Canals

DVD - Narrowboats, Working on the Canals

Discover what it was really like to work on the waterways of Britain.From the engineers, the men who dug the canals through to the boatmen.

An entire leisure and tourism industry has developed that has ensured the restoration and conservation of the waterways for everyone to enjoy, bringing a whole new meaning to the term 'Working on the Canals'.

Running time: 60 mins approx. All regions. PAL format.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 5.50

DVD - London's Royal River

DVD - London's Royal River

In Henry VIII's day, the king had no less than 13 royal residences in the capital and 9 of them could be reached by water. That made the Royal Waterman extremely important as they ferried the monarch from Greenwich through to Windsor.

In this programme we travel much of that route visiting the palace in Eltham, the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, the Tower of London and the Royal Hospital in Chelsea.

Running time: 60 mins approx.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 5.50