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Broadchurch Producers To Adapt Female Firefighter's Memoir To Series

Broadchurch producer Kudos is set to answer another five-alarm call, announcing that it's developing upcoming female firefighter memoir Through the Fire to series. Written by renowned senior firefighter Dr. Sabrina Cohen-Hatton and set to be published by Transworld in Spring 2019, Emma Kingsman-Lloyd (Grantchester, DCI Banks) will serve as executive producer, along with Kudos Chief […]

The Crown Season 2: New Trailer Brings Winds Of Change

The revolutionary vibe of the 1960's wasn't one that was exclusive to the United States; but one that was felt in every corner of the globe. As we can see from the theatrical trailer released by Netflix for The Crown's second season, "every corner" means that not even the throne of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) […]

David Tennant, Jessica Hynes, and Charles Dance Join Cast of 'Hang Ups'

In a relatively new example of a television concept actually being exported from the U.S. to the U.K., Channel 4 will be remaking Showtime's Emmy-nominated series Web Therapy into the upcoming dark comedy Hang Ups. The six-episode series stars Stephen Mangan (Episodes) as Richard Pitt, a therapist at a personal and professional crossroads who begins treating […]

Before They Were 'Gods': 'Hollyoaks' Ricky Whittle: Shadow Dancer

So welcome back to another edition of Before They Were 'Gods', where we pull back the curtain on some of the past projects of the cast and crew connected with American Gods and give them their proper due. Since we're still a little while off from any major Season 2 news, it's a little something […]

North England Comic Shop For Sale..

These kind of opportunities don't come along too often. So it's worth making a feature of it. Simon Shaw of Legacy Comics in Halifax writes; Legacy Comics has been open since May 2009, situated inside the historical Piece Hall in Halifax. Over that time I've had many varied events in my store; from the annual […]

The London Super Comic Convention For February 2012

The London Super Comic Convention is a new London-based comic book convention set for February 2012, using the same location at the biannual MCM, the ExCel Centre in the East End of London. The organisers are a mysterious lot, the most I could find out was through the website being registered to a doctor operating […]


Caption Comics Convention Returns To Oxford For 19th Year

After that last article, I need a feel good British comic con story. Caption. It's the longest running comic book convention in the UK. But you won't find any movies there, TV show cast, or even a medium-sized comic book publisher. Because Caption, returning to Oxford this weekend for its 19th year, is a small […]

Who Wants To Visit The X-Mansion?

Thanks to Architectural Digest, a look at sets used in the upcoming X-Men: First Class, with locations identified… Englefield House in Berkshire is the X-Mansion, inside and out.It can be visited by groups on appointment, but the gardens are open to all. The estate's wood-paneled library. But the bunker basement of the X-Mansion was built […]

Gio Spinella And The Politics Of Comics

Last year I was pleased to uncover the secret political career path of Nick Spencer before he skipped Cincinnatti for New York to write comic books. Well, the Camden New Journal has done the opposite, uncovering the secret comic book backstory of Conservative councillor Gio Spinella. Oh and they do have fun with it. In […]