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Skins - Complete 1st Series (3 Disc Set)

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Restricted to persons 16 years and over.

NOTE: Contains violence,offensive language,drug use and sex scenes

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Of course it is awesome it is SKINS! Thanks Mighty Ape :) Cheap & fast safe postage :)

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Skins is a great show that runs through the life of troublesome teens in the United Kingdom. The series had me glued to the TV watching. The teens encounter lots of problems along the way but they manage to have a good time through out, watching skins made me feel like a young exuberant teen as well!

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Description

A brand new drama series from the makers of Shameless, Skins follows the lives and loves of a group of raucous friends in Bristol. Warm-hearted comedy, daring realism and lack of patronising moral absolutism, it is also a real rarity in TV - a drama about teenagers that is actually performed by teenagers.

Each episode is a mixture of humorous, heartbreaking and sometimes shocking stories about a group of troublesome 17 year olds. All of them sunny, optimistic kids who get high, get drunk, get laid and get up for their A levels, all the while pushing boundaries and managing their parents like only teenagers can. These kids really grab life by the balls and then give it a twirl. 

Episodes

Episode 1. Tony
The first episode of Skins introduces viewers to a gang of friends through their leader, Tony. Tony is good looking, intelligent and ambitious, and he plans to help his best mate, Sid, lose his virginity at posh Abigail's party with the help of some illegal drugs. However, things don't go quite as planned…
Writer: Bryan Elsley
Director: Paul Gay

Episode 2. Cassie
Cassie's family and friends are too wrapped up in their own worlds to notice she is not eating and that her health is at risk. Will this change when Cassie gets to know Sid-
Writer: Jamie Brittain
Director: Paul Gay

Episode 3. Jal
Jal has reached the finals of 'Young Musician of the Year' but do her family want her to succeed- Her untalented brothers won't let her practise and her father, who resents Jal's resemblance to her mother, seems more concerned about his younger, pretty blonde girlfriend. Meanwhile, it looks like Sid is not out of trouble yet.
Writer: Bryan Elsley
Director: Adam Smith

Episode 4. Chris
Pill-popping Chris wakes up to discover his mother has left home but given him £1,000 to cover bills - so he blows all the money on drugs and partying before facing up to the fact that she may never return.
Writer: Jack Thorne
Director: Adam Smith

Episode 5. Sid
Sid is in trouble, deep trouble. His course work hasn't made the grade, he's as sexually frustrated as ever and he can't get his best mate's girlfriend, Michelle, out of his head!
Writer: Jamie Brittain
Director: Minkie Spiro

Episode 6. Maxxie and Anwar
A school trip to Russia provides plenty of opportunity for the testing of friendships as Anwar's religion and Maxxie's sexuality collide.
Writers: Ben Schiffer, Simon Amstell
Director: Chris Clough

Episode 7. Michelle
A distraught Michelle breaks-up with Tony after he fails to own-up to cheating on her with Maxxie in Russia. Michelle also faces conflict at home with her latest young step-dad. However, things start to look-up when Michelle meets Josh, Abigail's brother. A jealous Tony is determined to sabotage the new relationship, but will Michelle take him back-
Writer: Bryan Elsley
Directors: Paul Gay, Minkie Spiro

Episode 8. Effy
Things get dark this week as Tony's silent little sister Effy goes missing. Desperate to find Effy, can Tony rely on any of his old mates or have they all shunned him forever-
Director: Adam Smith
Writer: Jack Thorne

Episode 9. Abigail
In the series finale, it's Anwar's 17th birthday and his mother throws him a party which would be ok if it wasn't for his disapproving father, embarrassing uncle and mocking sisters. However, the real trouble arrives when Anwar is finally forced to confront the division between his family's religion and his best friend, Maxxie's, sexuality. Meanwhile, Sid has finally sorted out his priorities and goes in search of Cassie. What he doesn't know is that Cassie is leaving that very same day for Scotland and has resigned herself to saying goodbye. Will the two manage to find each other in time or is this the end to their unstarted relationship-
Writer: Bryan Elsley
Director: Adam Smith 

Special Features:

  • Behind the Scenes
  • Cast Interviews
Release date NZ
March 31st, 2008
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Brand
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Language
English
Length (Minutes)
432
Series
Country of Production
  • United Kingdom
Genre
  • Drama
Box Dimensions (mm)
135x190x14
UPC
9322225065680
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
1553694

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