Saturday, February 16, 2008

A shiny Valentine's Day!

The good folks at Sonic Cinema have finally given in to the fans' requests for an encore to the hugely popular Firefly: Old Wounds (a fan fition audio drama for Joss Whedon's Firefly). "Wedding Day" focuses on Simon and Kaylee and is set after the movie Serenity - Simon gets himself in trouble on an unknown planet, while Kaylee deals with some family issues and discovers that someone has been making some arrangements concerning her...

The first episode can be found at the Sonic Society website or podcast, with the second (and final) part being released next Thursday.


Friday, February 1, 2008

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Performance!

If you're in London in March you should definitely considering buying tickets for The Sixth Annual Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture. Not only does it include a lecture in aid of "Save the Rhinos", but it also includes a live performance of parts of the radio plays. Details are below (thanks to for the info)

I'm just upset that I'm not going to be in the UK!

"The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature"

will be followed by

A 30th ANNIVERSARY LIVE PERFORMANCE of radio script material from


performed by members of the ORIGINAL CAST
Wednesday 12 March 2008 at 7.30pm
Royal Geographical Society, South Kensington, London

Artists hoping to take part include:
Simon Jones as Arthur Dent
Geoffrey McGivern as Ford Prefect
Mark Wing Davey as Zaphod Beeblebrox
Susan Sheridan as Trillian
Roger Gregg as Eddie
Stephen Moore as Marvin The Paranoid Android
With a Very Special Guest as the Voice Of The Book

The funniest and most thought-provoking science fiction comedy ever was premiered on BBC Radio 4 on March 8th 1978. This live 30th anniversary performance of script material from the series reunites original cast members who worked on all the "phases" of Hitchhikers, from Primary to Quintessential.

This is a celebration of all that was unique and astonishing about Douglas Adams' talent, in aid of his favourite cause, SAVE THE RHINO INTERNATIONAL and distils the essence of his greatest creation into a live event, performed on stage with music and sound effects as if a classic audience radio recording.

Produced by Dirk Maggs & James Thrift

For tickets and further details contact Fiona at Save the Rhino 0207 357 7474