CAMILLERI’S STORIES RETURN TO BBC

‘YOUNG MONTALBANO’, ‘INSPECTOR MONTALBANO’ RETURN AND ‘THE VANISHING OF PATO’ IS BROADCAST FOR THE FIRST TIME IN UK.

Italian RAI COM and their British agent Videoplugger are delighted to announce that ‘Inspector Montalbano’, ‘The Young Montalbano’, ‘Montalbano and Me: Andrea Camilleri‘ and ‘The Vanishing of Pato’ (La scomparsa di Patò) also known as ‘The Disappearance of Pato’, are all part of a deal with THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION. ‘The Young Montalbano’ is to be broadcast from 30th of May on BBC Four.

The deal includes ‘The Young Montalbano’ season 1 and 2, and ‘Inspector Montalbano’ eps 1-34,  ‘Inspector Montalbano’ eps 35 & 36: ‘Dear Livia’ & ‘The Safety Net ‘.

It also includes the 90′ film ‘The Vanishing of Pato’ (2012) Based on the historical novel by Andrea Camilleri, The Vanishing of Patò is set in Vigàta, the town that Detective Montalbano fans know and love…but it’s 1890, Easter weekend. Two rival investigators look into the disappearance of Antonio Patò, a quiet accountant who vanishes after his performance as Judas in the town’s annual Passion Play.

And the documentary ‘Montalbano and Me: Andrea Camilleri’ where Actress Teresa Mannino interviews Andrea Camilleri, author of the Detective Montalbano books, about his life, writing and the irascible detective who captured the hearts of readers and viewers around the world. Directed by Claudio Canepari and Paolo Santolini, 2014.

Emanuele Galloni, CEO of Videoplugger says,

BBC‘s choice to become the UK home for the entire Montalbano‘s and Camilleri‘s universe is for us a matter of great pride and satisfaction. Finally, together with the Inspector Montalbano and the Young Montalbano entire collections and new episodes, BBC Four will now be featuring also the beautiful ‘Montalbano and Me’, the insightful documentary about the late Montalbano’s creator and, for the first time in UK television, ‘The Vanishing of Pato’, another tale from the mind of Camilleri set in imaginary Vigata back in 1890.”

 

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