Sunday saw the conclusion of the three-day Doctor Who event, at the Excel in London. Below are a selection of pictures.
Today was the second day of The Doctor Who festival, at the Excel Centre in London. Below are a selection of images. Click to enlarge.
The adventure concludes tomorrow.
Thanks to BBC Worldwide for the images.
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The Doctor Who Festival launched with a bang today, at the Excel Centre in London. Below are a selevtion of images from day one.
The event continues over the weekend with Jenna Coleman joining her Tardis buddies for Saturday and Sunday. Saturday is completely sold out but, there are some tickets remaining for Sunday, which is when I will be attending.
Eddie Izzard returns to the West End, arriving at London’s Palace Theatre for an exclusive four-week residency from January 18th 2016.
Izzard is to spruce previous show Force Majeure, presenting a new “reloaded” version to the stage.
Izzard is well known for his rambling style of comedy, often bringing a whimsical stream of consciousness to the stage, much to the audiences’ bemusement. True to form, Force Majeure Reloaded promises to deliver the audience with laughs a plenty.
For the past three years Izzard has been touring the globe, presenting his stand-up comedy show to audiences in four different languages. By the time Force Majeure Reloaded reaches the Palace Theatre, it will have been seen by audiences in Ireland, Russia, South Africa, Canada, the United States and regional parts of the UK.
Force Majeure Reloaded will run for a limited season from January 18th to February 20th at the Palace Theatre London.
Martyn and Gerrod joined the RJ Mitte roundtable at the MCM Expo this weekend.
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Roll up! Roll Up!
FRIGHT NIGHTS returns to claim its prized title as the nation’s premiere Halloween event and reveals a brand new horror maze experience THE BIG TOP – a carnival brimming with sordid characters including adult babies, clowns, mime artists and a jack-in-the-box.
NEW for 2015, Guests are invited to join the show as they twist their way through the brand new scare maze set in an abandoned carnival on the island’s Amity Beach.
Prepare for screams at the carnival, experiences include a Fortune Tellers Wagon, a mirror maze brimming with chuckling clowns and mime artists, a creepy fun house, a torture chamber, game stalls with a twist, a circus scare room and the clown’s dressing room.
The Carnival owners, the Figaro Bros, will greet you along your journey. Guests quickly discover this is no longer a place of laughter. Will they make it through the final encore of the Carnival show?
In gruesome collaboration with global horror producer, Lionsgate UK, FRIGHT NIGHTS also brings award winning scare actor-led horror attractions based on cult classic The Blair Witch Project; the dark My Bloody Valentine, the twisted The Cabin in the Woods and the menacing SAW, already the inspiration for the world’s most terrifying rollercoaster at the Park.
PLUS face thrilling rides in the dark including THE SWARM, the UK’s first winged rollercoaster, Stealth, one of Europe’s fastest and tallest rollercoasters, Colossus, a ten loop rollercoaster and Nemesis Inferno, a feet-free, legs-dangling coaster experience, as well as SAW – The Ride, all in the dead of night and all included in the Park entry price.
• Fright Nights Dates: 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24 October – 1 November
• Park opening times: 10am – 10pm, Fright Nights attractions open at 4pm
• Prices: Adult ticket priced from £25.99 for early bird bookings until 20th September
• Overnight Experience packages start from £249.00 for two and includes two day Park tickets, complimentary parking and hot buffet breakfast, Free entry after park closing to the brand new mystery attraction – PLUS priority ride access for the first hour of park opening
• For more information and to book visit THORPEPARK.com – Pre-book strongly advised
• Nearest station: Staines (30mins from Waterloo)
• THORPE PARK, Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 8PN
• NB: THORPE PARK Fright Nights may be too intense for young children and is not recommended for anyone under the age of 13. Experiences are subject to availability
I absolutely love this, From tomorrow one hundred ant-sized IMAX tickets will be hidden around three UK cities – London, Manchester and Birmingham – to celebrate the IMAX® 3D release of ANT-MAN in UK cinemas this Friday.
The tiny tickets, each measuring just 5 x 10mm, can be exchanged for tickets to the most epic cinematic experience of ANT-MAN at IMAX cinemas across London, Manchester and Birmingham.
Clues to the locations of the tickets will be posted on IMAX’s Twitter page, beginning today.
Those who are successful in their hunt will be encouraged to tweet a selfie with their tiny ticket to @IMAX using the hashtag #IMAXAntMan.
The tickets will be left at various spots around the cities, each accompanied by a magnifying glass to aid the search.
BBC Worldwide announced today that they will be holding an Official Doctor Who Festival, at Excel on Friday 13th, Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th November. The festival will feature appearances from those involved in the production.
Tickets go on sale from 10am on June 5th.
Interestingly, Jenna Coleman doesn’t appear on the list.
• Standard ticket: £65
• Standard child ticket: £30
• Standard family ticket: £165
• TARDIS ticket: £110
• TARDIS child ticket: £50
• TARDIS family ticket: £285
Find out more information here.