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Wild At Heart — The Complete Second Series
Wild At Heart -- The Complete Second Series “Glorious colour,
  fantastic music and
  brilliantly evoking
  the passion of the Dark
  Continent, Wild At Heart
 
captured the spirit of
  the fabulous landscape
  and the exotic wildlife
  when it first came to our
  television screens...”


AS A HEART-WARMING FAMILY TELEVISION DRAMA, Wild At Heart was hugely popular. Starring Stephen Tompkinson (Ballykissangel, Shakespeare Retold) as Danny Trevanion, its success lies in its realistic and touching portrayal of modern family life with the breathtaking backdrop of the African countryside.

But the Trevanions are not a typical nuclear family. Danny is a widowed suburban vet who takes his family on holiday to South Africa with the intention of rehabilitating an endangered monkey. Falling in love with the country, he sees it as an opportunity for a new start
for them all. His family is a reconstructed, often warring unit that has been affected by the tragedies of death and divorce.

At odds with neighbours and facing dangers from marauding lions, rogue elephants and poachers, the Trevanions have their work cut
out for them. But they are blessed with the generosity of the African people, the satisfaction of saving the lives of the animals and the lesson learned that good deeds can be repaid in miraculous ways.

A year on, the Trevanions are finding that life on a game reserve isn't all plain sailing — but will they have to give up their African ambitions and return to England? Find out when the complete second series is released as a fantastic three-disc set on DVD.

The warm heart of the series lies in the struggle for the families to unite and reinvent themselves in their magnificent South African surroundings. Along with the stunningly-photographed animal shots, the first episode in the series has a spectacular African music and dance scene that is a fine example of the talent of Africa! The live Wedding Music was written and performed by Mapumba and the composers were Norwell & Green. The Director of Photography is
Buster Reynolds.

The stellar cast includes Amanda Holden (Cutting it, Hearts and Bones) as Sarah Trevanion, the eminently-watchable Hayley Mills (The Parent Trap, Back Home), Jessie Wallace (Eastenders, Miss Marie Lloyd —
Queen of the Music Hall) and Lucy-Jo Hudson as Rosie Trevanion.

Created and Written by Ashley Pharoah — the creator of acclaimed television dramas including Where The Heart Is and Down To Earth — the series is filmed on location on the beautiful Pilansburg Game Reserve in South Africa.

With a truck-load of drama, joy and laughter and some behind-the-scenes DVD extras, Wild At Heart
The Complete Second Series is perfect for all the family. The series is produced by Rob Bullock and Directed by Nick Laughland and the Animal Wranglers are Vicky and Richard Brooker.

Wild At Heart The Complete Second Series will be released
on 18 February (2008) and has a running time of approximately
502 minutes. RRP: 24.99. Catalogue No: AV9494.

"A brilliant new drama with a great cast, setting and script" — The Mirror

"A warm, family-viewing series set against the stunning backdrop of South Africa" — The People