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Review: The Edge of Darkness, Chellaston Players

If you are off to watch a thriller called The Edge of Darkness you pretty much know what to expect. A remote house, maybe set near a cliff, a mysterious stranger at the door and a charming but bumbling maid. 374 more words


Worlds Unknown 7 and 8, 1974 "The Golden Voyage of Sinbad"

Being a huge fan of Ray Harryhausen, I’m always delighted to see a comic book that was influenced by work of his. Well, there were at least books I know of that were straight up adaptations of his stop-motion work. 205 more words

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Blu-ray Review: The Avengers - Complete Season 5

Starring: Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee

The Avengers in colour! The fifth season of this seminal ’60s spy show saw the series moving away from old school black and white into the verges of psychedelic fantasy, with sophisticated, playful send-ups of science fiction and horror – UFOs, shrinking rays, time travel – all delivered in a cheeky Mod-meets-mock-Edwardian aesthetic. 933 more words


Patrick Macnee RIP

Patrick Macnee RIP
We were very saddened to hear of the death of the actor Patrick Macnee, star of the classic television “The Avengers” at the grand age of 93. 270 more words

Farewell to Brian Clemens (1931-2015)

News has belatedly reached Fedora of the passing of Brian Clemens, the creative force behind such classic British TV shows as The Avengers, its 1970s sequel… 739 more words


Created by Brian Clemens - 'Thriller'

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Brian Clemens 1976

Brian Clemens died on January 10th at the age of 83.  His name is inextricably linked with television action-adventure and crime series of the 60s and 70s from… 1,494 more words


Obituary - Brian Clemens (1931 - 2015)

Brian Clemens, one of British television’s most prolific scriptwriters, has died at the age of 83.

Born in Croydon in 1931, he broke into television in the 1950’s and contributed to series such as… 532 more words