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Doctor Who actor Peter Capaldi to appear in Edinburgh for Children’s Hospices

Peter Capaldi will appear at Capital Sci-Fi Con 2019 at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh, Scotland Saturday, February 16. Capital Sci-Fi Con is not-for-profit pop culture, comic and movie convention for fans by fans that donates all the profits from the event to its chosen charity, CHAS (Children’s Hospices Across Scotland). EVEN MORE AMAZING NEWS –...

The Four Doctors: Doctor Who actors to attend National Space Centre event

The National Space Centre in Leicester will host a weekend event, The Science of the Time Lords on January 26 and 27. Visitors can meet four actors who played the Doctor in Doctor Who on January 26; fifth doctor Peter Davison, sixth doctor Colin Baker, seventh doctor Sylvester McCoy and eighth doctor Paul McGann. Companion actresses Janet Fielding...

Doctor Who screenwriter, author to speak at Festival of Ideas

Doctor Who Series 11 screenwriter and author Malorie Blackman and Doctor Who author Juno Dawson are scheduled to join a moderated discussion on taboo topics in Young Adult fiction on Saturday, September 15. The Royal Academy of Arts is hosting the talk as part of its Festival of Ideas. Malorie Blackman has written over 60...

‘Casino Royale in Concert’ review: 007 takes on the Royal Albert Hall

Continuing their hit Films in Concert series, the Royal Albert Hall welcomed the world’s most famous secret agent to London earlier this month. Accompanied by a live orchestra, the sold-out screening of Casino Royale followed previous similar events for Raiders of the Lost Ark, Aliens, E.T., Jurassic Park and Gladiator. As Daniel Craig’s Bond era...

‘The Libertine’ play review: Dominic Cooper is a perfect fit as John Wilmot

John Wilmot, the Second Earl of Rochester, was, to use a modern phrase, a bit of a lad. Drinking in excess, staying out all hours with his ‘merry gang’ and sleeping with anyone he wished to have his wicked way with. Dominic Cooper’s ridiculous good looks and swagger make him almost perfect for a role...

‘1984’ play review: Andrew Gower brings fireworks to Room 101

An adaptation is always going to differ from its source material. A play can’t be the book, and neither can a movie; what’s necessary is to capture the mood and essence of the story and transplant it to a different medium. Jonathan Glazer’s remarkable film Under the Skin, for example, is such an abstracted adaptation...

‘Footloose: The Musical’ review: Cut loose in Brighton this week

Based on Kevin Bacon’s hit 1984 movie, Footloose: The Musical first opened on Broadway way back in 1998. Featuring original songs by Tom Snow and Dean Pitchford, the show also tears through a number of classic ’80s tracks, including Holding Out for a Hero, Almost Paradise, Let’s Hear it for the Boy and, of course, that...

‘Thriller Live’ review: The King of Pop hits Brighton

Now in its record-breaking ninth year, Thriller Live arrives in Brighton direct from London. The West End hit has played over 3000 shows around the world to three million fans in over 30 counties – and if tonight’s performance at Brighton’s Theatre Royal is anything to go by, the crowd-pleasing celebration of the King of Pop’s 45-year career shows no sign of...