News / New Website!

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A site overhaul was well overdue and we have taken the opportunity to completely update and refine the whole site. We have found that the way people use and interact with the site has changed a lot and this new simplified design works really well on mobile devices. We will be adding to and tweaking… Read more »

News / Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands – first look

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ITV’s epic drama, Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands, has been filmed on location in the North East of Britain, Kieran Bew takes the lead in the mini series that takes its inspiration from the mythic Old English poem. Set in the mythical Shieldlands, a place of spectacle and danger populated by both humans and fantastical creatures, it looks… Read more »

News / Tom Hardy’s Taboo rounds out cast

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Taboo is a forthcoming drama created by Steven Knight and Tom Hardy, based on an idea by Hardy and his father Chips. The eight-episode miniseries is about James Keziah Delaney, a rogue adventurer, who returns to Britain from Africa along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father. According to the Hollywood Reporter Michael Kelly, Oona… Read more »

News / New illustrated edition of Casino Royale from The Folio Society

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The Folio Society is proud to present the first title in its new 007 collectors’series. Few characters have come to define a genre as James Bond has done, and this introduction to his world, with its merciless villains, spectacular dangers, ill-fated romances and exotic settings,  is Fleming at his best. A lavish edition, with seven… Read more »

News / Daylight Music – Free concerts at Union Chapel , London

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The most magical concerts in London are back to fill your Saturday afternoon with music, while you relax and enjoy a cuppa in one of the capital’s best loved venues. Every Daylight Music gig is a unique experience; nowhere else has such a friendly, warm atmosphere, or such a diverse programme of artists. May 23… Read more »

News / The David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy – voting is open

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2015 is the seventh year for these awards that celebrate the epic and heroic fantasy genre, which tends to get marginalised by the majority of SF&F prizes. The awards are named in honour of the late British fantasy author; ‘Gemmell supported and encouraged new authors and artists as well as being part of the pantheon… Read more »

News / Some car on car action from SPECTRE

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Here is the latest video blog from the set of the new James Bond movie SPECTRE. Bond is being chased in his trademark Aston Martin by bad guy Mr Hinx in a Jaguar through the night time streets of Rome. This Bond film has gone a step further than before in having cars that don’t… Read more »

News / Vinyl News: Another chance to get the Wicker Man soundtrack

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Back in 2013 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the cult horror film The Wicker Man, Studio Canal released a new cut of the film along with a limited edition poster, vinyl soundtrack and T-shirt. The artwork for these was created by Richie Beckett, an illustrator based in South Wales. Beckett works in pen and… Read more »