Behind the Proms’ celestial opening number

July 26, 2019

The 1969 moon arrivals are a running theme in this year’s Proms season, with highlightings including a Sci-Fi prom featuring ratings from cinemas such as Gravity and Alien: Covenant. Elsewhere, Public Service Broadcasting will debut an orchestral arranging of their 2015 album The Race for Space, which aspects archive cinema recordings and vintage electronic instruments. The BBC Proms are to be able to outer space Apollo Moon landing: 13 minutes…


Convention marks Game of Thrones lingo

July 6, 2019

Image copyright PA Archive Image caption Klingon is a fabricated language created for Star Trek and has its own institute It came to recent importance after the producers of Game of Thrones got in touching to find a language creator to develop Dothraki, from the few words and phrases in the original volumes by George RR Martin. Linguist David J Peterson, a member of the society, was then chosen to…


‘I’d tell myself every day I hated myself’

May 19, 2019

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Maisie made her acting debut in Game of Thrones ten years ago The 22-year-old says she used to find it “impossible” to ignore what people were saying about her on social media. Skip Instagram post by maisie_williams View this post on Instagram Report End of Instagram post by maisie_williams Image Copyright maisie_williams maisie_williams “I think so many of these problems are linked to things…


Taking Eurovision seriously: ‘It’s about time’

May 16, 2019

Eurovision says in 42 sells, the contest was four times more popular with 15 -2 4-year-olds than the average show. Most behaves taking part in this year’s contest are under the age of 30, but Switzerland’s Luca Hanni jokes he feels old-time at 24. “It’s amazing to see all young person competing, ” he says. Eurovision is a week-long event with a red carpet, two semi-finals, a grand final and…


The breakout stars of Game of Thrones

May 13, 2019

“Thus Richard Madden‘s role in Bodyguard has done wonders for his profile, Rose Leslie has the part in The Good Fight, Jason Momoa is building a reasonably respectable action career.” Momoa may only have spent a couple of years on the show, but has since played Aquaman, which made more than $1bn ($760m) at the box office, and is now one of the most distinctive faces in Hollywood. She adds:…


Art Deco pier named best in Britain

May 6, 2019

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A grey-haired and murky morning underneath Worthing Pier The mayor of Worthing, Paul Baker, said: “It really is a beautiful and iconic landmark. “It symbolises all that is classic about a traditional quay. “It’s not garish but elegant, “youre seeing” a great prove there, take tea while enjoying breathtaking positions, have a nice dinner, fish for your supper, or just take an evening stroll.”…


The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained

April 25, 2019

SPOILER ALERT! Such articles contains details of the plots of some Marvel cinemas, including recent releases. What is the Marvel Cinematic Universe? The Marvel Cinematic Universe – or MCU for short – is the shared region where all 22 movies featuring the comic book personas are set. What order should I watch the films in? We intimate you watch the movies in chronological order, rather than the ordering in which…


Million joined Brexit protest, organisers say

April 11, 2019

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNine minutes condense into just ninety seconds – aerial footage shows vast crowd of protesters Hundreds of thousands of people have marched in central London calling for another EU referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. Organisers of the “Put It To The People” campaign say more than a million people joined the march before rallying in…