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Slings & arrows : the complete collection / written by Susan Coyne, Bob Martin, Mark McKinney ; directed by Peter Wellington ; produced by Niv Fichman, Sari Friedland, and Daniel Iron ; [Rhombus Media Inc. ; produced in association with the Movie Network and Showcase Television].

Video/Projected medium
Silver Spring, Md. : Acorn Media, ©2007.
7 videodiscs (840 min., 46 min. per episode) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary note:
Follows the fortunes of a dysfunctional Shakespearean theatre troupe, exposing the emotional battles the members of the group inflict on each other behind the scenes. Contains all 18 episodes from three seasons.
  • Collective title from container.
  • Episode titles from disc submenus.
  • Originally broadcast on Canadian television 2003-2006.
  • Special features [disc 1]: trailer (5 min.); bloopers [7 min.]; deleted & extended scenes (10 min.); production notes; filmographies; song "Cheer up Hamlet"; song "Call the understudy."
  • Special features [disc 3]: cast interview with Martha Burns and Stephen Ouimette (14 min.); deleted & extended scenes (16 min.); trailer (4 min.); production notes; filmographies.
  • Special features [disc 4]: cast interview with Michael Polley and Graham Harley (8 min.); bloopers [10 min.]; photo gallery; song "Mackers"; song "Call the understudy."
  • Special features [disc 5]: interview with Paul Gross (8 min.); trailer (5 min.); filmographies; deleted & extended scenes (20 min.); production notes.
  • Special features [disc 6]: interview with Susan Coyne (10 min.); bloopers [9 min.]; extended scenes of King Lear (11 min.); photo gallery; song "A walk in the rain", "I played the part" songs from the musical; song credits.
  • Special features (bonus disc): "A look behind the scenes" featurette (9 min.); interview with Martha Burns (9 min.); interview with Stephen Ouimette (10 min.); interview with Graham Harley (5 min.); "William Hutt on the set" short (3 min.); cast and crew on the set (6 min.); director on the set (30 min.).
Creation/​Production credits:
Score, Ron Sures ; editor, Christopher Donaldson ; director of photography, Rudolph Blahacek ; series created by Susan Coyne, Bob Martin, Mark McKinney ; based on a concept by Susan Coyne, Tecca Crosby ; songs by Greg Morrison, Lisa Lambert, Bob Martin.
Target audience:
Recommended for mature audiences; contains strong, coarse language and sexual situations.
System details:
DVD format, widescreen (16:9) ; Dolby digital stereo.
  • Gemini Awards, 2004: Best performance by an actor in a continuing leading dramatic role (Gross); Best performance by an actress in a featured supporting role in a dramatic series (McAdams).
  • Gemini Awards, 2006: Best dramatic series; Best direction in a dramatic series; Best performance by an actor in a continuing leading dramatic role (McKinney); Best performance by an actress in a continuing leading dramatic role (Burns); Best performance by an actress in a featured supporting role in a dramatic series (Coyne); Best writing in a dramatic series.
Paul Gross, Stephen Ouimette, Martha Burns, Rachel McAdams, Luke Kirby, Jennifer Irwin, Susan Coyne, Sean Cullen, Graham Harley, Michael Polley, Sabrina Grdevich, Marcia Bennett, Matt FitzGerald, Catherine Fitch, Rothaford Gray, Don McKellar, Mark McKinney, Leon Pownall, Joanne Kelly, David Alpay, Geraint Wyn Davies, Jackie Burroughs, Peter Keleghan, Eric Peterson, Colm Feore, Sarah Polley, Aaron Abrams, Janet Bailey, Damien Atkins, Melanie Merkowsky, Chris Leavins, William Hutt, Jefferson Brown, Kenneth Welsh.
In English; closed-captioned.
  • Season 1. v. 1. Episode 1. Oliver's dream ; Episode 2. Geoffrey's return ; Episode 3. Madness in great ones -- Season 1. v. 2. Episode. 4. Outrageous fortune ; Episode 5. A mirror up to nature ; Episode 6. Playing the swan.
  • Season 2. v. 1. Episode 1. Season's end ; Episode 2. Fallow time ; Episode 3. Rarer monsters -- Season 2. v. 2. Episode 4. Fair is foul and foul is fair ; Episode 5. Steeped in blood ; Episode 6. Birnam Wood.
  • Season 3. v. 1. Episode 1. Divided kingdom ; Episode 2. Vex not his ghost ; Episode 3. That way madness lies -- Season 3. v. 2. Episode 4. Every inch a king ; Episode 5. All blessed secrets ; Episode 6. The promised end.
  • Bonus disc: "A look behind the scenes" featurette; Martha Burns interview; Stephen Ouimette interview; Graham Harley interview; William Hutt on the set; Cast and crew on the set; Director Peter Wellington on the set.
  • Drama.
  • Television programs.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other title(s):
  • Slings and arrows
  • Slings & arrows (Television program)
Publisher no.:
  • AMP-8046
  • AMP-8288
  • AMP-8830
  • AMP-9411
Universal Product Code:
  • 054961804696
  • 054961828890
  • 054961883097
  • 054961941193
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