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FairyTale: A True Story on DVD

The infamous story of the Cottingley fairies and the media circus it inspired is brought vividly to life in charming fantasy drama FAIRYTALE: A TRUE STORY, coming to DVD for the first time from March 23rd 2015, courtesy of Icon Film Distribution.

Loosely based on real events, FAIRYTALE: A TRUE STORY recounts the sensation caused across England in 1917, after young cousins Elsie (Florence Hoath - Goodbye Mr Chips, Lost in Austen) and Frances (Elizabeth Earl - Ever After: A Cinderella Story, Mansfield Park) take photographs of fairies they claim to have discovered in a nearby meadow. Capturing the imagination of the public, the girls are quickly catapulted to celebrity, garnering support from famous author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Peter O’Toole Ratatouille, Stardust), and sceptical interest from magician Harry Houdini (Harvey Keitel Moonrise Kingdom, National Treasure).

As the story of the fairies gathers momentum, the photos appear in national newspapers across the country, and the girls face a barrage of scrutiny, with their supporters refusing to concede against the hordes of cynics, determined to debunk their claims.

Directed by Charles Sturridge (Lassie, TV’s Da Vinci’s Demons)and featuring a star-studded British cast that also includes Anna Chancellor (St Trinian’s, TV’s The Hour) and Bill Nighy (Love Actually, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1), FAIRYTALE: A TRUE STORY is the perfect family film- heart-warming, inspiring, and guaranteed to make you believe in magic...

Competition closing date

Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 11:59pm

Competition prize

We have 10 copies of the FAIRYTALE; A TRUE STORY DVD to give away; to enter just answer the question below:-


Jackie Harrison, Sian Kempster, Darlene Masters, Tamsin Bidwell, Laura Jeffs, Jason May, Joanne Greer, Ron Goodwin, Heather Lilac and Vanessa Humphries

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