Last week, I gave you the chance to win tickets to Friday’s Totally Serialized showing, of amongst other things, the first episode of season 4 of Spiral/Engrenages. The deadline has passed and I can proudly announce that the winner is…
As I’ve mentioned before, the second Totally Serialized is about to take place in London. Featuring international cinema and TV, as well as UK shows such as Doctor Who and Peep Show, it’ll offer you the exclusive chance to see:
- The first episode of the mini-series Labyrinth, based on the multi-million selling novel by Kate Mosse, followed by a panel Q&A with cast and key creatives
- The UK premieres of innovative French shows Rebound, Spin and The Church Men
- A panel on TV screenwriting with Jack Thorne (The Fades, This is England), Ashley Pharoah (Life on Mars) and French screenwriters
- The world premiere of Flight of the Storks directed by Jan Kounen
- The world premiere of Jo attended by Jean Reno
- A comedy medley of French and British sitcoms (The Thick of It, Peep Show, Kaboul Kitchen, Workingirls)
- A Skins revival to say goodbye to the cult show ending this year, with a screening of the very first episode and a Q&A with the creator Bryan Elsley
- A night of Doctor Who fun with fancy dress, music, quizzes and a writing masterclass with Toby Whithouse.
Full details of what’s on are here and here’s a trailer:
And I have a pass to give away to one lucky person for all of Friday 18th’s events, which will include:
- The UK premiere of the first episode of Spiral series 4
- The UK premiere of new Scandinavian sci-fi show Real Humans
- Episode two of the French political series Spin
- A Q&A with actor Grégory Fitoussi
Here are some trailers – yes there will be English subtitles:
To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is leave a comment below before midnight on Tuesday 14th January, after which the results will be announced. Good luck and spread the word!
Time for another competition, courtesy of the BBC Shop. This time, in a little change of pace, it’s your chance to win Fry’s Planet Word, a globe-trotting five-part, two-disc expedition by Stephen Fry that investigates language and its use around the world over time.
Follow me after the jump where I’ll tell you all about it and how you can win it.
As you may recall, the BFI is running a season of Peter Terson plays next month. The playwright and television screenwriter wrote some of the most deeply human and talked about dramas of the 1960s and 70s, including The Fishing Party and its sequels. The May BFI write-up has more details, and here’s a playlist of some of his plays:
Well now, you lucky people, the BFI and I are offering you the chance to win two tickets to the screening of your choice. All you have to do is leave a comment on this post before 5th May (that’s Friday). I’ll let you all know who’s won afterwards.