The secret policeman's balls

Format: DVD 2009
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A collection of 5 benefit shows, featuring British comedians and musicians, staged in Great Britain to raise funds for Amnesty International.
Pleasure at Her Majesty's (1976)
The secret policeman's ball (1979)
The secret policeman's other ball (1981)
The secret policeman's third ball (1987)
The secret policeman's biggest ball (1989).

Additional Information
Subjects English wit and humor.
Popular music -- 1971-1980.
Popular music -- 1981-1990.
Comedy sketches.
Stand-up comedy routines.
Filmed performances.
Benefit performances.
Publisher Los Angeles, CA :Shout! Factory,2009
Edition Widescreen.
Contributors Lewis, Martin, 1952-
Cook, Peter, 1937-1995.
Moore, Dudley, 1935-2002.
Atkinson, Rowan.
French, Dawn.
Saunders, Jennifer.
Sting (Musician)
Townshend, Pete.
Gabriel, Peter, 1950-
Collins, Phil.
Browne, Jackson.
Reed, Lou.
Clapton, Eric.
Beck, Jeff.
Bush, Kate.
Gilmour, David, 1946-
Geldof, Bob, 1951-
Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
Beyond the Fringe (Comedy troupe)
Amnesty International.
Shout! Factory (Firm)
Participants/Performers Comedy performers, Monty Python, Beyond the Fringe, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Rowan Atkinson, Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, and others; musical performers, Sting, Pete Townshend, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Jackson Browne, Lou Reed, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Kate Bush, David Gilmour, Bob Geldof, and others.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Programs originally produced between 1976 and 1989.
"Amnesty International proudly presents"--Container.
Accompanying booklet (10 p. : ill.), entitled Top secret balls, features program notes by Martin Lewis and a scene index.
Special features: Remember The secret policeman's ball? (2004 documentary); comedy and music performances not featured in the original films; promotional TV spots, trailers, and news footage; sequences from the original U.S. releases; introductions and audio commentaries by series co-creator Martin Lewis.
System Details DVD; NTSC; widescreen (16:9) presentation.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 510 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9786312513292
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