Colins Sandwich: Complete Series 1 and 2 [DVD]
Mel Smith stars in this much-loved BBC Two sitcom from 1988 about a British Rail worker who dreams of becoming a horror writer.
Mel Smith (Not the Nine O'Clock News) is Colin Watkins, an aspiring writer stuck in a soul destroying day job as an administrator for British Rail in their passenger Relations Office, otherwise known as the complaints department.
Colin dreams of becoming a full-time writer, toiling late into the night after work to try and realise his ambitions. But distracting him are his girlfriend Jenny, best friend Des and the obnoxious happy couple Richard and Sarah.
He takes a step towards achieving his ambition when one of his short stories is published in The Langley Book of Horror. In Series 2, a famous film producer offers Colin the chance of adapting his short story for a film. Colin jumps at the opportunity, but disruptions in various guises continue to derail him, and keep him tied to his desk job.
Running Time: 360 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 9 Jun. 2014