COMPETITION: ‘Burke & Hare’ giveaway (CLOSED)

Burke and Hare Title Treatment

Burke and Hare - Australian One sheetTo celebrate the release of BURKE & HARE, together with Paramount Pictures and Transmission, we’re offering you the chance to win one of 5 double passes.

BURKE & HARE is a black comedy based on the true story of the body-snatchers William Burke (Simon Pegg) and William Hare (Andy Serkis), directed by Hollywood legend, John Landis. These two Irish entrepreneurs discover that a dead body can fetch a hefty price when the demands of the leading medical professors Dr. Knox (Tom Wilkinson) and Dr. Monroe (Tim Curry) reach beyond that of the local supply.






We have 5 double in-season passes to give away to BURKE & HARE, opening in cinemas nationally on 12 May 2011 from Paramount and Transmission. To be in the running, all you have to do is:

  1. Subscribe to our newsletter! It only goes out once a month, so we promise not to spam you. (If you already subscribe, you don’t need to do so again). Click here to sign up.
  2. Fill out the form below with the name the comedic actor who plays William Burke in BURKE & HARE. (Hint: The answer is in this post). Please include your name, contact email and postal address so we can mail the tickets to you as soon as possible!

This competition is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. The winners will be announced shortly.

Important: You must answer all the questions to be eligible. To ensure people do not have an unfair advantage by entering multiple times, only 1 entry per person will be accepted. Every entry is looked at and if duplicate/suspicious entries are found you will automatically be disqualified. This competition is only open to residents of Australia. You will be responsible for making your own way to the venue.

The competition closes Monday 16 May 2011, so make sure you get your entry in!

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  1. The Reel Bits / DVD Bits and Paramount/Transmission take no responsibility for any delay, loss or damage to prizes sent to winners.
  2. While all attempts are made to supply prizes at the completion of a competition, no responsibility will be held by The Reel Bits / DVD Bits to supply prizes if for unseen circumstances they are not available.
  3. Staff of this site and other DVD/film websites and their immediate families are not eligible to participate in the competition.
  4. No responsibility will be taken for any entries that may have been lost. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered upon.


Burke and Hare arrives in Australia on 12 May 2011 from Paramount.

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