Stumped for a gift idea for your loved one this Christmas? These DVD box sets should please even the most
24 – Complete Season 1-8 + Redemption
If you’re not careful you can end up forking out hundreds of dollars on a stocking filler for a 24 fan… an oversight Jack Bauer would never forgive. Instead pick up this bargain box, containing all eight series of the breathy realtime drama, plus the made-for-TV film 24: Redemption.
Doctor Who: Complete Series 6
Yes, you can pick up the sixth season of British telly’s longest-running sci-fi show for a bit less elsewhere, but does it come with a figurine of the doctor himself, as played by Matt Smith? Well, does it? If not you may want to fix up the tardis and make that right.
Planet of the Apes: Evolution
The classic Charlton Heston original and its four sequels (Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and Battle for the Planet of the Apes) scratch the backs of their modern-day ancestors, Tim Burton’s 2001 Planet of the Apes and this year’s Rupert Wyatt-helmed Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Yup, it’s a whole box of monkey business.
Can’t get enough Scando crime drama in your stocking? Then you need Denmark’s answer to The Girl Who.
An Idiot Abroad
Want to make someone feel erudite, cultured and worldly this Christmas? Put two series of An Idiot Abroad under the tree and watch its recipient instantly transformed into a Mensa card carrying boffin next to Karl Pilkington’s clueless traveller.