Sellers market

Lost interview out on DVD

A previously unseen interview with Peter Sellers is to be released on DVD.

The uncut talk, described as 'revealing' by the BBC, forms part of the Sellers On Sellers package to be released next month.

The main feature on the disc is the documentary The Peter Sellers Story: As He Filmed It.

This was first aired in the Arena arts strand in 1995, and re-edited for a new broadcast in 2002. It is this latter version on the DVD.

Also on the disc will be a home movie which Sellers filmed, called I Say, I Say I Say, showing the comedian with Princess Margaret, Lord Snowdon and Britt Ekland.

The release, on April 26, comes as a movie biography of Sellers, based on the controversial book by Roger Lewis, nears completion.

Ekland has already threatened legal action to block the film as she says it may damage her reputation. The original book claimed Sellers ­ who married her just 11 days after meeting her - treated her with "disdain".

The Life And Death Of Peter Sellers, starring Geoffrey Rush in the title role, is expected to air on America's HBO network this summer.


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Published: 1 Mar 2004

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