Robbie Coltrane: Incredible Britain DVD Review

Robbie Coltrane Incredible Britain DVD
Robbie Coltrane: Incredible Britain

  • DVD Release Date: July 15, 2008
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Run Time: 137 minutes
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: Spanish
  • Studio: Acorn Media
  • ASIN: B00180IPQC

Unusual, an understatement; quirky, closer description; eccentric, certainly departing the norm – that is my description of my road trip with through Incredible Britain. No funnier, more interesting driver could I ever find, and no more interesting tour could I ever experience.

I truly enjoyed my journey with Robbie Coltrane (better known to you perhaps as TV’s Cracker or movies Hagrid) through colorful, offbeat roads less traveled. I don’t know what I enjoyed more his presence and humor or the majestic views and spectacular scenery of England and Scotland’s countryside. I expected to see traditional, ex. Stratford-on-Avon Shakespeare. It didn’t happen. What happened instead was drag racing.

Don’t expect to see the boring same old stuff on Robbie Coltrane: Incredible Britain. Instead expect the unexpected. Traveling roads less taken shows firetruck wheelies, a shoe museum, the world’s largest silo, a convent b&b, a wingwalker, a cleric who beats to a different drum, rugby with a keg, tiddlywinks, a scarecrow convention, a dock pudding contest, nuclear towers crashing down, a ghost hunt and more.

I have wanted to visit the British Isles all my life. I lived vicariously when my 12-year-old daughter saved enough to book her own class trip there. I promised myself someday. Unfortunately, almost a half-century later, responsibilities and budget still prohibit. But, hey, a girl can dream, can’t she? Or perhaps settle for some sort of virtual reality like a 137 minute DVD with splendid areal shots that capture unique. DVD special features include a biography of Robbie Coltrane and a fun facts map.

You don’t have to be a traveler to enjoy this travel show. Coltrane’s British humor shines as do the landscapes. Robbie Coltrane: Incredible Britain is available at many retailers as well as online. Its SMRP is $29.99.

Filmmakers, four years have passed since RCIB’s initial release. How about a B-Road Britain sequel? Great Britain offers so much.

The product featured was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. This post has not been monetarily compensated. Please note that any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.

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