The Further Adventures of the Musketeers (DVD)
Brian Blessed, Joss Ackland and William Dexter star in an action-packed, timeless BBC adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' classic tale.
Joss Ackland stars as d'Artagnan, a young, poor and ambitious man living in 1620s France who leaves his small, humble village to trek to Paris on a quest to join the Musketeers.
When he first joins, he's humiliated, ridiculed and abused. But after he manages to impress the three musketeers in the highest regards in the land, they accept him amongst their group.
With Porthos (Brian Blessed, Z Cars), Athos (Jeremy Young), and Aramis (John Woodvine) by his side, d'Artagnan improves his sword skills, as he is forced to put them to the test. The group becomes tangled up in a web of lies, violence, love and deceit amongst the French nobility, territory where one wrong move could mean they faces jail, or execution.
Over 16 exciting and masterful episodes, this series from the heyday of the BBC's classic Sunday serial is a stylish and thrilling adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' masterpiece. and brings 17th century France to life.
Release Date: 23rd May 2016
Year of production: 1967
Running Time: 400 min
Cat No: 166414
No Disc: 3