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Tumanbay: Interview with the Royal Spymaster – Look! It Moves! by Adi Tantimedh
Adi Tantimedh writes Tumanbay, BBC Radio 4's epic historical drama reached episode seven out of its ten-week run this week. This week, we interview Rufus Wright, who plays Gregor, the Sultan's spymaster charged with rooting out traitors and spies who would seek to bring down the empire Gregor's progress set one of the main threads of the[...]
Hear Stan Lee Discover For The First Time That Iceman Is Gay
And you can hear him recite it to BBC Radio 4's The Today Programme this morning to promote his graphic memoir by Peter David and Colleen Doran. No, no mention of Steve Ditko, obviously. But he was also asked about Iceman being outed as gay recently in the All-New X-Men and Uncanny X-Men comics And it came[...]
If You Listen To One Radio Show Today… Twin Peaks @25
On BBC Radio 4, available online around the world right here, a documentary on 25 years of Twin Peaks, ahead of the new revival is going to be broadcast in seventy-five minutes And available to listen again afterwards right here. It's been 25 years since we first entered the 'cherry pie' logging town and met Agent[...]
Lenny Henry Tackles Lack Of Black Comic Creators, On BBC Radio 4's Today Programme
BBC Radio 4's Today Programme this morning, ran a feature towards the end of its three hour broadcast, looking at the ethnic makeup of modern day comic book creators. Today's edition of the show was guest-edited by long-standing British comedian, writer and producer Lenny Henry, who rocketed to media attention this year after preaching about the[...]
How To Enjoy The BBC's Good Omens By Neil Gaiman And Terry Pratchett
Last night at 11pm, BBC Radio 4 broadcast the first two parts of their adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's novel Good Omens, starring Peter Serafinowicz and Mark Heap. Naturally everyone was a) tucked up in bed b) out on the lash c) living in another country. But if you would like to enjoy both episodes in[...]
Sean Phillips Draws More Of Neil Gaiman And Terry Pratchett's Good Omens For The BBC
Last week, Bleeding Cool ran an article about Sean Phillips creating illustrations for the BBC Radio 4 adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett's Good Omens running over Christmas. And it's worth pointing out that this will be available free, worldwide, through the BBC iPlayer, both live and streaming afterwards We will run links But it[...]
Michael Sheen On Comics, And Neil Gaiman
"Here's the Watchmen, here's Swamp Thing, here's Hellblazer and here's the Sandman and my education began." Sheen is reading An Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman for Radio 4's Book At Bedtime from Monday, through the week. Michael Sheen on comic books and Neil Gaiman at the hands of drama college student[...]
It's Cartoon War!
Scarfe later apologised saying he was unaware of the day, and both the editor of the paper and publisher Rupert Murdoch have also apologised – a rare event indeed. Stephen Pollard of the Jewish Chronicle and Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell got into it on BBC Radio 4's The Today Programme today Pollard called the cartoon blood[...]
Alan Moore On BBC Radio And TV
Alan Moore has become quite the doyen of BBC Radio 4 of late Chain Reaction, Infinite Monkey Cage, The Today Programme, he seems to pop up two or three times each year And now Alan Moore has just appeared on The World At One on BBC Radio 4, a political current affairs programme, at around[...]
Alan Moore Wishes You A Happy New Year On BBC Radio 4
British comedian Stewart Lee guest edited BBC Radio 4's Today Programme this morning And chose Alan Moore to deliver an Alternative Thought For The Day You can find it at 1 hour 22 minutes in… British comedian Stewart Lee guest edited BBC Radio 4's Today Programme this morning And chose Alan Moore to deliver an[...]
Alan Moore To Read Thought For The Day On BBC Radio 4
And Moore went on BBC Radio 4 in the morning for the Today programme, a weekday Radio 4 show with a reputation of setting the political agenda, to talk about the book. They asked him if, by writing this book, the life of one child would be harmed, would it be worth it This rather incensed[...]
Look! It Moves! #82: Die, Ambridge! Die!
Americans and non-British people will probably have no idea what the fuck I'm talking about today. THE ARCHERS is a BBC Radio 4's daily soap opera that's been running since 1951, which might make it the longest-running soap opera in the world it's basically about a farming family and the people they know in a fictional[...]