"Edge of Darkness", the six-part 1985 BBC produced drama, is finally available in the United States and Canada on a two-disc Region 1 DVD. Long available in the UK on VHS and DVD, it stars Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Charles Kay, Ian McNeice, and Joanne Whalley. The score was composed by Eric Clapton and Michael Kamen. The thriller's plot revolves around a police detective who investigates the murder of his own daughter and becomes embroiled in a vast conspiracy.
"Edge of Darkness" Now Available In The U.S. and Canada on DVD. Musical Score by Eric Clapton and Michael Kamen.
Paul Stewart - eldest son of Formula One legend Sir Jackie Stewart - and Eric Clapton have recorded a charity single, entitled "Fly Free." Recorded in honour of his father's 70th birthday, a film for the song was also produced by Paul's younger brother, Mark. Both will be available for purchase by download when they are released on 15 November 2009. All moneys raised will be donated to the Formula One charity, The Grand Prix Mechanics' Charitable Trust. The trust was founded by Sir Jackie Stewart and others more than 20 years ago.
2009 StarCards Charity Auction for GOSH Starts 5 November: Bid on an Autographed Eric Clapton Playing Card
Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital (GOSH) in London is holding its annual Starcards Fundraiser from 5 November to 15 November 2009 via an eBay Charity Auction. Each year, StarCards offers a collection of celebrity signed playing cards and other unique items. Among this year's items is a framed photo of Eric Clapton with an autographed two of clubs playing card. Other participating celebrities in include Mark Knopfler, Gary Moore, Steve Vai, Paul Carrack, Rick Parfitt, Phil Hilborne, Scott Mckeon and Joe Brown.
Universal Music Group will release a double disc Deluxe Edition of the seminal 60s recording John Mayall with Eric Clapton Blues Breakers on 17 November 2009 in the United States. Known affectionately as "The Beano Album," this upcoming U.S. release is identical to the 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition released outside the United States in 2006. Disc One contains both the mono and stereo versions of the album.