More images from “Bring Back the Birch“. Over an hour long, over two years in the making, and featuring a host of Sting lads, some familiar, and some new, this Sting documentary examinec the use of the birch as a fearsome instrument of punishment.
Sting use authentic birch and hazel branches in their scary looking birches, not easy to find in central London, so maybe they send the bad lads out to the Bohemian woods looking for the switches which will later be used on their bottom?
One thing is for certain, those things really *sting!!*
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The July 2011 release Bring Back the Birch
is over an hour and nineteen minutes in length, and features a cast of 10 bare (RED)
bottomed Sting Lads, including favourites such as Danny, Alex, James Bruce, Brad, Louie, Robbie, Jason Kingsley, and Carlos. This download also featured the debut appearance of the handsome and popular Leonardo.
Those wielding the birch, in addition to Rich and Rob, include the formidable Dr. Barton, Rusty, Scott Heart (from the Brothers) and Dexter (when he is not getting a sore birched bottom himself)
Throughout the world there are many Instruments of Persuasion. Some nationally famous like the American paddle, Irish strap and Scottish tawse. Probably the most famous and historically important are the rattan cane and its fearsome counterpart The Birch. This movie traces the history of that fearsome implement.
For many delinquent teens being threatened with the birch instead of the cane often brought on reluctance to misbehave further! Always applied to the bare bottom its building sting after each stroke is legendary. In this red butt packed drama documentary Sting takes a very close look at some parts of its history …….
More pictures plus a video trailer to follow