We’ve been given this fantastic featurette called ‘Designing and Empire’ from the awesome TV series that is HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. I look forward to watching it every week and it is definitely one of my favourite shows of 2011 (along with A Game of Thrones!)

This featurette has interviews with Production Designer Bob Shaw and writer Terence Winter and looks specifically at the production design of the show and is here to celebrate the release of Boardwalk Empire Season 1 on DVD and Blu-ray on 9th January 2012. We get to see a time-lapse of the Boardwalk being built while we’re told how the boardwalk itself is put together.


HBO Home Entertainment is proud to announce the critically acclaimed, epic crime drama BOARDWALK EMPIRE: The Complete First Season will be available to pre-order online from Thursday 13th October 2011 ahead of its release on 9th January 2012.

Executively produced by Oscar®-winning director Martin Scorsese and from the pen of Terence Winter, Emmy® Award-winning writer of The Sopranos, BOARDWALK EMPIRE: The Complete First Season received 18 Emmy® Award nominations winning eight including ‘Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series’ and ‘Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama’.

Steve Buscemi (Armageddon, The Big Lebowski) stars in this explosive HBO drama series set at the dawn of the Prohibition era, when the sale of alcohol became illegal throughout the United States. Charting the birth of organised crime, the series chronicles the life and times of Enoch ‘Nucky’ Thompson (Buscemi), the Atlantic City treasurer whose double role as politician and bootlegger makes him the most powerful man on the Boardwalk.

Have a watch of the featurette below and click here to pre-order your copy of the show.