Saturday, 27 July 2013

Giveaway #309 : Win 'Run' on DVD - closed - winner Agata Pokutycka


Hands up if you watched Run on Channel 4 last week. Or more to the point, hands up if you're kicking yourself because you missed it ! You'll be pleased to know that you'll have a chance to win a copy on DVD in just a moment.


If you have no idea what I'm talking about, Run is a brand new hard-hitting drama from Channel 4, which was released on DVD by Delta Leisure on 22nd July 2013 following its screening on Channel 4 over four consecutive nights last week.


The official blurb says : "This dark and compelling drama boasts a stellar all-star cast alongside Olivia Colman (TwentyTwelve, The Accused), including Lennie James (Line of Duty, The Walking Dead), Jaime Winstone (Made In Dagenham, Kidulthood), Katie Leung (Harry Potter, White Swans) and Katharina Schuttler (The Promise) and paints a picture of modern-day urban life. Run is an original four-part drama that weaves together the stories of four seemingly unconnected people facing life-changing decisions in a world where every choice is a luxury."

The Times defined it as "bleak but compelling viewing" and having watched it, I agree wholeheartedly. It's very violent but that's necessary for the gritty realism it portrays. It goes beyond the scenes of thuggery though, showing the dysfunctional families and heartbreaking lifestories behind them. We see mothers trying to do the best for their children, women in abusive relationships, relationships disintegrating, shocking skeletons coming out of closets ... Each character's story is totally separate but they all echo each other in many ways.



If you want to see what you missed, I have one copy of the DVD to give away to one Madhouse family Reviews reader. Just fill in your details on the rafflecopter widget below to be in with a chance of winning.

UK only. Closing date : 18/8/13

T & C's : Entries close at midnight on the closing date. Winners will be selected with a random number generator and announced on facebook, twitter and in the giveaway post subject line. Please note, you will be contacted by email and/or twitter and if I haven't heard from you after a week, I'll have to pick another winner. Prizes will be sent out by the companies or their PR directly to winners.

125 comments:

  1. I would love to run to Hawaii!

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  4. I'd run to Australia, I could then run from city to outback, back to a different city, its such a big country :-)

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  5. Scruff chops dog shampoo :-)

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  6. I have given klout to books!

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  7. I have commented on Fun kids' recipe : Mouse Muffins

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  8. a desert island (or a dessert island!)

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  9. to be honest I am really unsure... we just had this conversation with hubby few days ago... we were not able to pick our dream destination :-(

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  11. I just love the Isle of Skye - beautiful

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  12. thailand as it was beautiful x

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  13. I would run to a cottage on a quiet, secluded beach in Cornwall.

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  14. it would have to be las vegas

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  15. I'd love to run (across the sea?!) to New York! x

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  16. Darlene Ovenstone28 July 2013 at 06:41

    I'd run to Texas in America to see my friend, his mum is the best cook ever lol :)

    darleneovenstone@hotmail.co.uk

    @lenelindao

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  17. It would have to be Grand Turk, not a lot there but some wonderful snorkelling. W went years ago & we've promised ourselves we will go back one day, the place was just so stress free as is most of the Caribbean.

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  19. Malta because I love it there.

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  20. My ideal dream runaway destination is Jamaica :-)

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  21. I would run to the beach

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  22. Back to Hawaii with a ice cream

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  23. Casablanca, Morocco

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  24. I'd run to Tipperary, although I hear it's some way....

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  25. I would run to a deserted beach for some peace and quiet.

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  27. lynsey buchanan1 August 2013 at 22:33

    I would run to the Isle of Skye its so peaceful

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  28. I would run to Florida, my fave place :)

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  29. Cancun, Mexico.
    Best place I have ever been.

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  30. run to tennesse to graceland

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  31. Bit far... But I'd run to Australia!

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  32. I've given a Klout for Blogging :)

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  33. I would run to the America and visit the Big Apple

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  34. I feel like running to the furthest destination sometimes so I guess, Australia (as long as there's flights back when I calm down again!)

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  35. Hawaii for me

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  36. I'd run to Itlay. crochet addictuk

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  37. St Kilda Beach, Melbourne, Australia

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  38. Port Douglas in Queensland - love it there!

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  39. Faye Huntington6 August 2013 at 20:41

    Switzerland.. every.. single.. time! With love, Faye xx

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  40. I'd run to Norway and catch the Northern Lights.

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  41. Jersey


    Michelle pierce

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  42. Anywhere where I could see the Northern Lights.

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  43. I would run to London,I adore it there,it's my favourite place

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  44. I've commented on the Smurf Haribo Jelly Sweets Review

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  45. Iceland... to see the northern lights

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  46. North Carolina x

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  47. St petersburg is where i'd run to (as long as I could run back home after a visit - i'm not sure i could cope with the climate!)

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  48. my first dream destination would be Canada to see my Canadian born grandchildren for the first time!

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  49. I would like to run to Dubai

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  50. Cuba as it is a great country with relly friendly people. Brilliant weather as well (except for the hurricanes)

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  51. To nice green place with waterfall :}

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  52. I wouldn't run anywhere, I am happy where I am.

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  53. I'd run to South Africa for a great safari! @nickyh173

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  54. I would love to run to the bank after winning the jackpot on the lottery

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  55. New Zealand

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  56. I'd run to San Juan in Puerto Rico

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  57. I'd run to Senegal to meet my sponsored child Omar.

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  58. Austria for some clean air and fattening cakes lol

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  60. To the beach

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  62. A remote island in the South Pacific.

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  63. las vegas
    lisa ann tebbutt

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  64. I would run to Yosemite!! I just love that place! :D

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  65. I would run home to Bath...miss the place....no where like home. hehe :-)

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  66. I would run to The Maldives

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  67. Pam Francis Gregory18 August 2013 at 10:15

    I'd run to California

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  68. I would run to Chorley , Lancashire it's so peacefull there x

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  69. I'd like to run to Edinburgh

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  70. Tavallich, Argyll Fabulous

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  71. I would love to run to marrakech, looks beautiful, I would get lost looking for some great bargains!

    @tjsi1963

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