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Blake's Junction 7 (2005)

Cult '80s sci-fi gang "Blake's 7" make an eventful late night stop at Newport Pagnell Services on the M1.

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Ben Gregor

Writer:

Tim Plester
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Credited cast:
Mark Heap ... Avon
Martin Freeman ... Vila
Johnny Vegas ... Blake
Mackenzie Crook ... Servalan
Raquel Cassidy ... Jenna
Ginny Holder Ginny Holder ... Dayna
Susan Earl Susan Earl ... Cally
Justin Edwards ... Gan
Peter Tuddenham Peter Tuddenham ... Orac (voice)
Philip Brodie ... Travis
Tim Plester ... Tall Stormtrooper
Stephen Evans Stephen Evans ... Short Stormtrooper
Simon Farnaby ... Terry The Chef
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Ketan Majmudar ... Background Service Station Employee
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Cult '80s sci-fi gang "Blake's 7" make an eventful late night stop at Newport Pagnell Services on the M1.

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Comedy | Short

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 2005 (USA) See more »

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Film Club,Pitch See more »
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Newport Pagnell Services are Junction 14, not 7. See more »

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Spoofs Blake's 7 (1978) See more »

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Disappointing
17 April 2008 | by wildwSee all my reviews

I had high hopes for this having heard about it a while back. Finally got hold of the DVD release and was left somewhat non-plussed. I love the premise of the Liberator crew still on the run, by now reduced to a beat-up old car. I like motorway service stations too, they're odd, surreal places, particularly late at night. But somehow I found this short lacking.

Besides the costumes and props, which are excellent, there's very little that's very "Blake's 7" about it. For a homage to a show loved for its dialog and characters, the script is really lacking - the characters don't interact or have dialog anything like those they're emulating, and there's pretty much zero plot. I got to the end feeling "is that it?" They could've done something so much better with a 15 minute short like this, considering the effort gone to, if only the writers and cast had taken some interest in the subject matter.


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