Patrick McGoohan is best known as the star of the legendary cult series The Prisoner. The series was about a secret agent that unexpectedly quits without any real reason. There is a real backstory to the series since McGoohan unexpectedly quit his series Secret Agent to make The Prisoner. Now fans of the follow up series can get a sense of the espionage activities McGoohan did before getting relocated to The Village. Secret Agent: The Complete Series comes out on December 9. The bonus features in the boxset including audio commentaries and an interview with Catherine McGoohan about the series. If you own the Blu-ray of The Prisoner, the complete Secret Agent is a must purchase. Here’s the press release from Timeless Media Group:
Secret Agent: The Complete Series
17-DVD Box Set December 9th, 2014 from Timeless Media Group
“Every government has its secret service branch. America, CIA; France, Deuxième Bureau; England, MI5. NATO also has its own. A messy job? Well that’s when they usually call on me or someone like me. Oh yes, my name is Drake, John Drake.” So begins the dramatic 1960s British spy series Secret Agent. On December 9th, 2014 bring home the adventures of John Drake with the complete series set of this classic spy show. The 17-DVD box set also contains a number of bonus features, including audio commentaries and a brand new interview with Catherine McGoohan.
Patrick McGoohan (The Prisoner) stars as John Drake in Secret Agent, the popular television series from the Golden Age of Spy Thrillers, the 1960s. Travelling the world to capture international criminals, John Drake rarely solved problems with a gun, preferring to use charm and wit over violence to bring in the bad guys.
Encompassing all 86 episodes from its successful broadcast run, Secret Agent (known in the United Kingdom as Danger Man) is an essential addition to the collection of any fan of the spy game.
Secret Agent: The Complete Series Bonus Features
· View from the Villa – Audio Commentary with writer Brian Clemens and director Peter Graham Scott
· An Affair of State – Audio Commentary with director Peter Graham Scott
· The Nurse – Audio Commentary with writer Brian Clemens and director Peter Graham Scott
· New interview with Catherine McGoohan
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