From internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated® director Mike Leigh comes Peterloo, the epic retelling of one of British history’s most overlooked events. Experience this “spectacular” (Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian) and “powerful” (Andy Lea, Daily Express) film, as Peterloo out now on Digital Download and on Blu-rayTM and DVD from today, 11 March.
Peterloo portrays the epic events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre in Manchester, when armed government forces charged into a crowd of 60,000 peaceful protesters who were desperate for greater democracy and improved working conditions.
Featuring stellar performances from Maxine Peake (The Theory of Everything) and Rory Kinnear (The Imitation Game), as well as supporting turns from Nico Mirallegro (Remington Place) and Tim McInnerny (Notting Hill), Peterloo is an explosively visceral retelling of a defining moment in British history that proved to be a catalyst for further government suppression but also a national outcry.
Experience the immersive historical retelling with Peterloo, available now on Digital Download and on Blu-rayTM and DVD.
Thanks to loving folks at Entertainment One UK we have 2 DVD Copies of Peterloo up for grabs. To win a copy please answer the following question…
Q.What Manchester based national newspaper was born out of the ashes of the Peterloo massacre?
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