Love Never Dies DVD is out – earlier than expected

Love Never Dies DVD cover
Love Never Dies DVD cover at Blockbuster Video. Image by Ashley Mackenzie

While the official release date for the much anticipated Australian cast DVD of Love Never Dies was set for tomorrow (February 8, 2012), the product was on shelves at Blockbuster Video as early as yesterday (pictured). understands that the DVD was also for sale at JB HIFI yesterday, 2 days ahead of the official release date announced by Producer Tim McFarlane recently.

“8th February – tell your friends!”, McFarlane quipped at a special advance screening for the cast, crew and selected media.

Starring Anna O’Byrne and Ben Lewis as Christine and Phantom, the filmed version of Simon Phillips (director) and Gabriella Tylesova’s (designer) re-imagined Love Never Dies will be available on DVD, Blu-Ray and will also be released at selected cinemas world-wide.

Several advance screenings have already taken place in London, New York and Sydney, and critics have been kind to what has been described as “certainly the best film of a stage musical I’ve seen” by Michael Coveney, Cheif critic of the blog

Filmed at the Regent Theatre Melbourne in September last year, the DVD features:

Anna O’Byrne, Ben Lewis, Sharon Millerchip, Simon Gleeson, Maria Mercedes, Emma J. Hawkins, Dean Vince, Paul Tabone, Jack Lyall, Andrew Broadbent, Renee Burleigh, Colin Dean, Andrew Dunne, Giordano Gangl, Stephanie Grigg, Erin Hasan, Matt Holly, Ben Hudson, Erin James, Adele Johnston, Claire Lyon, Kristy Mackenzie, Matthew McFarlane, Jessica Mechielsen, Meredith O’Reilly, Adam Rennie, Lisa Reynolds, Pharic Scott, Kathryn Sgroi, Ellen Simpson, Tod Strike, Brendan Yeates

So, if you believe that Love Conquers All, make sure you head out to find your copy of the Australian cast’s DVD!

Also Read:  The Goodbye Girl coming to Sydney, first casting news announced

Love Never Dies plays at the Capitol Theatre, Sydney until 1 April, 2012



Erin James is's Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Recent appearances include South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

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  • Ozpanda

    See if you can spot the changes that have been made since the show has moved to Sydney compared to the DVD. Great to hear the cast are continuing to refine and tweek scenes……