John Simm receives Royal Television Society North West award for his performance in Prey


Originally posted on John Simm Society Blog:
Prolific North 17 Nov 2014 David Prior Full list of winners from the Royal Television Society North West awards Indies from across the region were recognised on Saturday at the Royal Television Society North West awards. Red Production Company took home the Judges’ Award and also saw performers…

Why we should never give up on our dreams… why crowdfunding works


If someone had told my fifteen-year-old self that I would one day create an appreciation society for a favourite science-fiction show (a club which is still going strong thirty-four years later) or that I would be invited to visit the set, go to sci-fi conventions and meet authors, directors and actors, write a novel, and have the opportunityContinue reading “Why we should never give up on our dreams… why crowdfunding works”

Take a Deep Breath – We’re going to Heaven!


Doctor Who Series 8 Overview (Warning – here be spoilers) Wow – what a ride that  was!  But, as always after a Doctor Who series finale has aired, I feel a little flat… nothing to do with what I thought of the series, mind, but rather because Saturday night telly won’t be quite as excitingContinue reading “Take a Deep Breath – We’re going to Heaven!”

Matters of Life and Death – ‘Dr Who’ & ‘Intruders’ explore the afterlife – SPOILERS!


Television seems to have something of a fixation with matters of life and/or death at the moment, doesn’t it? Along with all the ‘zombie-fayre’. We now have ‘Intruders’ (from the novel ‘The Intruders’  by Michael Marshall Smith, adapted for television by ‘X-Files’ writer Glen Morgan) and the two-part season finale of ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Dark Matter’/’DeathContinue reading “Matters of Life and Death – ‘Dr Who’ & ‘Intruders’ explore the afterlife – SPOILERS!”