Win Spartacus: Blood and Sand on Blu-ray

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Get ready to enter the blood soaked arena with the highly anticipated DVD and Blu-ray release of the global smash hit SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND – THE COMPLETE FIRST SERIES on 16 May 2011 from Anchor Bay Home Entertainment.

Relive the deadly brutality of the gladiator games as this epic tale takes you on a non-stop, jaw-dropping journey. Causing much controversy, the show is packed with erotically charged scenes with full frontal nudity and gut challengingly bloody battle sequences with spectacular heart pounding and awe-inspiring mix of live action and cutting edge graphics. The story of history’s greatest gladiator is captured on DVD and Blu-ray for the very first time as a specially packaged embossed box set boasting hours of exclusive bonus content that makes this worth fighting for.

The massive hit set a US ratings benchmark, achieving the highest figures for a first series on pay television ever. UK fans got a taste of the action whenSPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND aired on Bravo last May and can watch the subsequent prequel SPARTACUS: GODS OF THE ARENA on its new home Sky 1 from March, followed by SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND in May. Having won a second season sequel order before the premiere episode even aired, this is the ultimate warrior franchise you don’t want to miss.

UK-born Andy Whitfield (McLeod’s Daughter) plays Spartacus, a man betrayed by the Roman Republic and sentenced to die in the gladiator arena. The star-studded cast includes John Hannah (The Mummy, Four Weddings and A Funeral) as Batiatus, Lucy Lawless (Xena: Warrior Princess) as Lucretia and Peter Mensah (300) as Doctore a trainer of the gladiators.

The controversial SPARTACUS: BLOOD AND SAND is the re-imagined story of Spartacus, a slave of the Roman Republic who led a slave revolt that grew to more than 120,000 fighters. Torn from his homeland and the woman he loves, Spartacus (Whitfield), a Thracian warrior is captured by Romans and enslaved into a gladiator training school owned by Batiatus (Hannah) and his wife Lucretia (Lawless).

Forced to fight daily for his life under the brutal whip of trainer Doctore (Mensah) and condemned to a life in the brutal world of the arena where blood and death are primetime entertainment, he must become more than a man and more than a gladiator to survive. He must become a legend.

This gripping depiction of one of history’s most brutal eras boasts cutting-edge digital technology, CGI graphics and special effects that take you right into the battle with a captivating blend of history, action, titillation and drama. Let the journey begin on 16 May 2011.

We’ve teamed up with the folks over at Anchor Bay Home Entertainment to bring three lucky readers the chance of winning a copy of Spartacus: Blood and Sand on Blu-ray and. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is answer the following simple question. Good luck!

In which country is Spartacus: Blood and Sand set in ?

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CLOSING DATE Monday 25th May 2011

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