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Mancunicon: 25–28 March 2016: a convention report by: Pauline Morgan.

April 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Mancunicon: 25–28 March 2016: a convention report by: Pauline Morgan.

For anyone who has to ask what a Mancunicon is, you’ve missed it. Every year since the 1930s, fans of Science Fiction have gathered somewhere in Britain to exchange ideas and talk about books. Well, for those who have been to many Eastercons, this is a very simplistic view. Mostly, we turn up year after […]

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The Call Up, called up for the SciFi London Film Festival.

April 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
The Call Up, called up for the SciFi London Film Festival.

British SciFi thriller The Call Up has been chosen to close the SciFi London Film Festival on Friday 6th May 2016 ahead of its theatrical release on 20th May 2016 and DVD/On Demand release on 23rd May 2016. Written and Directed by Charles Barker, The Call Up is produced by Matthew James Wilkinson (Gateway 6, […]

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9th UK Festival Of Zombie Culture, Phoenix Square, Leicester: Saturday 14 November 2015 by Patrick Mahon (convention review)

November 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
9th UK Festival Of Zombie Culture, Phoenix Square, Leicester: Saturday 14 November 2015 by Patrick Mahon  (convention review)

Every year for the last nine years, a guy called Ed Thurlow with a passion for everything to do with zombies has organised a festival in his home town of Leicester to celebrate the coming apocalypse. On Saturday 14 November, the 2015 festival took place at Phoenix, an independent cinema in the heart of Leicester’s […]

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Gollancz Festival 2015 coming to London and Manchester.

August 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Gollancz Festival 2015 coming to London and Manchester.

Gollancz, the science-fiction and fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, will be running The Gollancz Festival 2015, at Waterstones Manchester Deansgate, 16th October 2015, and Waterstones London Piccadilly, 17th October 2015. The event will feature a number of fantasy, horror and science fiction authors including Ursula Le Guin, Stephen Hunt and Joe Abercrombie. Gollancz […]

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London Comic Con Special: Felicia Day on Gamergate.

May 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con Special: Felicia Day on Gamergate.

From London Comic Con, a great interview with actress and gamer Felicia Day, who gives us her thoughts on Gamergate. Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us. listen to ‘Felicia Day’s thoughts on #Gamergate’ on audioBoom

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London Comic Con Special: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Toby Haynes & Nick Hirschkorn interviewed.

May 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con Special: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Toby Haynes & Nick Hirschkorn interviewed.

The director of the most excellent TV series, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Toby Haynes (Sherlock, The Musketeers, Doctor Who) and producer Nick Hirschkorn (Skellig, Five Children And It) discuss the future of the BBC and why it must be protected. “This show wouldn’t haven’t been made anywhere else in the world!” Thanks to AudioBoom for […]

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London Comic Con special: Felicia Day interview.

May 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con special: Felicia Day interview.

The legend that is Felicia Day (@feliciaday) chats at London Comic Con about why Nerd culture is genderless. Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

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London Comic Con Special: Game of Thrones’ Paul Kaye speaks.

May 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con Special: Game of Thrones’ Paul Kaye speaks.

As part of our London Comic Con Special. Game of Thrones’ Paul Kaye makes a shocking admission about him and the show! (non spoiler). Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

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London Comic Con Special: Orphan Black’s Kristian Bruun makes you a promise.

May 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con Special: Orphan Black’s Kristian Bruun makes you a promise.

Orphan Black’s Kristian Bruun (@TheBruun) promises more action in Series 3 of the clone action TV series. Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us. listen to ‘Orphan Black’s Kristian Bruun promises more action in Series 3’ on audioBoom

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London Comic Con special: Tyler James Williams talks Spider-man.

May 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con special: Tyler James Williams talks Spider-man.

Actor Tyler James Williams (@tylerjameswill), of Walking Dead fame, chats at London Comic Con 2015 (@MCMComicCon) about his role as Spidey in the next Spider-man reboot.

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