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Zombie Boot Camp: Review

Zombie Boot Camp: Review
Matt Chapman joined MyM writer Kate Lloyd at a hen party with a difference, as they dispatched zombies with pride and extreme prejudice at a Zombie Boot Camp.  Read More →

Doctor Who Series 9 Premiere to Screen at Edinburgh International Television Festival

Doctor Who Series 9 Premiere to Screen at Edinburgh International Television Festival
Joining the exciting line-up for The Guardian’s Edinburgh International Television Festival 2015, the Doctor Who Series 9 premiere, “The Magician’s Apprentice”, will have its debut screening on Thursday 27th August at Edinburgh’s Filmhouse Cinema. Taking place from 8.30-10pm, the preview event will be followed by a Q&A session with special guests (TBA), hosted by critic and journalist Andrew Collins. Priced at £8... 

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Writer Tanith Lee Dies Aged 67

Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Writer Tanith Lee Dies Aged 67
On Sunday 24th May, British sci-fi, fantasy and horror writer Tanith Lee died at the age of 67. During her lifetime, the hugely prolific author penned over 90 books, 300 short stories, four BBC Radio plays and several poems, along with episodes of the popular BBC series, Blake’s 7. Her huge body of work earned her several awards, beginning in 1980 with the British Fantasy Society’s Derleth Award for her book, Death’s Master.... 

The Friends of English Magic: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell gets off to a spell-binding start

The Friends of English Magic: Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell gets off to a spell-binding start
Just in time to give you a flavour of what to expect at their MCM London Comic Con panel, the stars of BBC One’s magical new drama Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell last night appeared on our TV screens for the show’s spell-binding first episode. Based on Susanna Clarke’s hugely popular novel, the seven-part series is set in a version of 18th century England where magic has been suppressed for 300 years. In Episode One, “The Friends... 

Orphan Black’s Kristian Bruun joins MCM London Comic Con Line-Up

Orphan Black’s Kristian Bruun joins MCM London Comic Con Line-Up
With hit sci-fi series Orphan Black now into its third series in the US, we’re excited to announce that actor Kristian Bruun will be present at this May’s MCM London Comic Con. Telling the story of a group of clones (all played by the chameleon-like Tatiana Maslany) who must find each other to discover the truth about their mysterious history, Orphan Black has become a massive cult success on both sides of the Atlantic, airing on... 

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Iain de Caestecker joins MCM London Comic Con Line-Up

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Iain de Caestecker joins MCM London Comic Con Line-Up
S.H.I.E.L.D. actors assemble! Following the announcement that Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. star Elizabeth Henstridge will be attending this May’s MCM London Comic Con, we can now confirm that the actor will be joined by her co-star Iain de Caestecker, who plays fellow scientist Leo Fitz. Two halves of the genius double-act “Fitzsimmons”, Leo Fitz and Jemma Simmons (Henstridge) work closely together to solve their team’s... 

Who Killed Laura K? Viewers Search for Culprit in BBC Immersive Online Mystery

Who Killed Laura K? Viewers Search for Culprit in BBC Immersive Online Mystery
A young woman is discovered dead with no obvious, stand-out suspects, leaving detectives to trawl through text messages, online activity and CCTV footage of her final hours in search of clues about her killer. Sound familiar? It could easily be the story of a real murder case, but this is actually the premise of an immersive online drama that has recently emerged from the BBC Writersroom. Created by Gabriel Bisset Smith, Rachel De-lahay, Kenny... 

Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams to Guest Star in Doctor Who

Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams to Guest Star in Doctor Who
In a surprise announcement this afternoon, the BBC have revealed that Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams will be putting in a guest appearance in the upcoming ninth series of Doctor Who. In addition to playing GoT fan favourite Arya Stark, Williams has also recently appeared in Carol Morley’s The Falling and Ben Chanan’s docu-drama Cyberbully, and is rumoured to be involved in the upcoming movie adaptation of The Last of Us.... 

First footage for Mr Holmes, starring Ian McKellen as a retired Sherlock

First footage for Mr Holmes, starring Ian McKellen as a retired Sherlock
Miramax Films has released a clip for the upcoming crime-drama film, Mr Holmes. Previously entitled A Slight Trick of the Mind, the footage shows Ian McKellen (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) as an elderly Sherlock walking the countryside, aided by a young boy. The two humour each other of Sherlock’s age, with his failing memory compelling him to revisit old cases. The film also stars Laura Linney as housekeeper Mrs Munro. Tranquil in a... 

BBC3 Cancels Zombie Drama In The Flesh

BBC3 Cancels Zombie Drama In The Flesh
In a very sad announcement made yesterday, the anticipated cancellation of flagship BBC Three drama series In The Flesh was officially confirmed by the channel online. Created by playwright and BAFTA-winning, first-time TV writer Dominic Mitchell, In The Flesh tells the story of the recently deceased Kieren Walker, who wakes from the dead and later recovers from a psychotic episode to discover that he is one of thousands of Partially Deceased... 
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