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Priest, Badger and Little Green Men

February 12, 2011

'Featuring readings from Fanthorpe himself and dramatic recreations of his most interesting and memorable work, The Vicar, The Badger and the little Green Men from Mars - How one man, armed with a mind like a mental grasshopper, a dictaphone and a good rug became the most prolific sci-fi author on the planet.'

On Thursday 17 February, 11.30am: The Priest, the Badger and the Little Green Men from Mars -- the curious tale of the Rev Lionel Fanthorpe, science fiction's most prolific writer.

More details on the BBC website.

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Ex Occidente to Close

September 23, 2010

Dan Ghetu has announced that Ex Occidente Press is to close in April 2011. The press, while producing highly collectible and attractive books, had faced sharp criticism at [...]

Grimm Up North 2: 28–31 October 2010

September 7, 2010

Grimm Up North Film Festival is back for a second year – and the organisers promise it will be bigger, bloodier and more brutal than ever. Sounds much like late night [...]

Eibonvale at FantasyCon

September 7, 2010

Eibonvale Press will be releasing two brand new works at Fantasycon: Blind Swimmer, an anthology on the theme of creativity in the wilderness, with an introduction by Joel [...]

BookCrossing at FantasyCon

August 26, 2010

If you are signed up with BookCrossing, FantasyCon is a great opportunity to release a few books “into the wild” (and clear a bit of bookshelf space to make room [...]

Robert Holdstock Has Died

November 29, 2009

David Langford has reported that Robert Holdstock, author of Mythago Wood, died at 4.00 am on Sunday, 29 November 2009, at the age of 61. He was hospitalised last week after [...]

Humpty’s Bones: It’s No Yolk!

November 25, 2009

Telos Publishing have announced a new book from Simon Clark: Humpty’s Bones. An amateur archaeologist finds something nasty in a village garden, something which has [...]

Kim Newman presents: Dracula AD 1972!

October 6, 2009

Kim Newman will be introducing a screening of DRACULA AD 1972 at the Little Theatre Cinema in Bath this Friday (October 9) at 7.30pm as part of FROM OUT OF THE SHADOWS, an [...]

Ellen Datlow’s Honourable Mentions

October 4, 2009

Having room for only fifty honourable mentions in her Best Horror of the Year, Volume 1, Ellen Datlow has published the complete list online, and a number of members and [...]

Outpost Gallifrey to Close

June 4, 2009

One of the largest fantasy communities on the internet, the Doctor Who Forum at Outpost Gallifrey, is to close on July 31. In a statement owner J. Shaun Lyon explained that [...]
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