Posts tagged with "Torchwood"

Titan Reveals Covers For New Torchwood Comic Co-Written By John Barrowman

Titan Reveals Covers For New Torchwood Comic Co-Written By John Barrowman
Titan has revealed the variant covers for issue #1 of a new series of Torchwood comics, written by John Barrowman, that tie in with the continuity of Big Finish’s current Torchwood audio adventures. Barrowman (Captain Jack in the series in case you didn’t know) has written the new ongoing series with and Carole E Barrowman while the interior art is by Antonio Fuso (Drive, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest) and Pasquale Qualano (Batman... 

14 Epic Sci Fi & Fantasy Screen Romances For Valentine’s Day

14 Epic Sci Fi & Fantasy Screen Romances For Valentine’s Day
As it’s 14 February, Valentine’s Day, here are 14 memorable sci-fi and fantasy romances to get you in the mood (in no particular order)…     14 Buttercup & Westley From: The Princess Bride Westley: “This is true love – you think this happens every day?” “Is this a kissing book?” moans the young boy who’s being read a bedtime story by his granddad, a look of disgust on his face. But by the end of the film that young... 

The End of BBC3? Tony Hall to Axe “Youth” Channel

The End of BBC3? Tony Hall to Axe “Youth” Channel
Following reports of its proposed closure by BBC Director General Tony Hall, BBC News has now announced that BBC3 will soon no longer operate as a broadcast television channel. In theory, even once the channel has been axed completely, its usual output will remain available online. However, a reduction in funding and media platforms for the channel specifically designed to nurture emerging talent could make a huge difference to the BBC’s approach... 

Torchwood, the TARDIS & the 59th Doctor – Kai Owen at MCM Birmingham Comic Con

Torchwood, the TARDIS & the 59th Doctor – Kai Owen at MCM Birmingham Comic Con
One of the stars of the hugely popular Doctor Who spin-off series Torchwood, Kai Owen plays Rhys Williams, the loveable, long-suffering husband of Gwen Cooper. Just a day after the Doctor Who 50th anniversary celebrations, the actor attended the MCM Birmingham Comic Con to talk about his experience of working on the show. In an unconventional start, Owen kicked off the conversation himself by asking the audience a question. Naturally, he wanted... 

Record-Breaking: 88,000 Attend MCM London Comic Con October 2013

Record-Breaking: 88,000 Attend MCM London Comic Con October 2013
It’s been revealed that an incredible 88,000 people attended last weekend’s MCM London Comic Con, smashing the previous record of 76,000 set at the May event earlier this year. For the first time ever, stalls and events were spread across both sides of the ExCel London building, making for a huge expansion from 25,000 to 34,000 square metres. Despite this, as any attendee will tell you, MCM organisers managed to fill the building fit... 

MCM Buzz at MCM Scotland Comic Con 2013

MCM Buzz at MCM Scotland Comic Con 2013
Buzzing – it’s the easiest way to describe my mood going into Glasgow on Saturday 7th September. As the taxi drove towards the Glasgow SECC, the average Joe public slowly transformed from businessman to Super Mario Brother; from rain soaked skinheads to a group of grinning faced teenagers in Pikachu Onesies, it was obvious that MCM had finally arrived. The steady stream of convention goers filtered into the early access hall at the back of... 

“A Brave New World…” An Introduction to Primeval: New World

“A Brave New World…” An Introduction to Primeval: New World
  With the new TV Season soon beginning in America (September has come so quickly this year O_o), I’m going be taking a look at one of this year’s new shows, which is a North American spin-off to an original British sci-fi show. This is “A Brave New World” – An Introduction to Primeval: New World…         *Warning:  This article does contain spoilers for Primeval, as well as some minor... 

Memorabilia Panel Schedule now available

Memorabilia Panel Schedule now available
With the weekend almost upon us, it means that the Winter 2011 Memorabilia event in Birmingham is now just a few days away and to help fans attending the event plan their weekend, the MCM Buzz has obtained the schedule for the weekends panels. Featuring a mix of panels from both TV and Film alongside several special reunion panels the event certainly looks like it is going to be a full weekend for those attending.  For more information on the event... 

MCM Buzz Podcast 23

MCM Buzz Podcast 23
MCM BUZZ Podcast #23 Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser. AudioPlayer.embed("audioplayer_1", {Titles:"Episode 23",soundFile:"aHR0cDovL3d3dy5sb25kb25leHBvLmNvbS9tZWRpYS9tY21idXp6L21jbWJ1enpFcGlzb2RlMjMubXAzA"});Join Stuart Claw and Granny Gertrude as they return with the MCM Buzz podcast. In this episode Stuart... 

Memorabilia Birmingham Programme and Map Now Online!!

Memorabilia Birmingham Programme and Map Now Online!!
As the end of the convention season looms, The MCM Expo Group are ready proud to present their last event of the year,  Memorabilia Birmingham. Taking place at the Birmingham NEC November 19th-20th the event is the largest collectors fair in the UK and this winter has guests Bruce Boxleitner (Tron, Tron Legacy and Babylon 5), Kai Owen (Rhys Williams in Torchwood), Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams, Doctor Who), Derek Jacobi (Doctor Who) Cast members... 
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