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30 July 2012 @ 12:47 pm
Tom Graham, author of the four forthcoming Life On Mars e-books, will be answering fans' questions online in mid-August. If you have a burning question about Gene Hunt, or indeed anything related to Life On Mars or the period up to and including 1981, you can ask it here:

http://www.domeofstars.com/forum/index.php?topic=11453.new;boardseen#new
 
 
20 August 2012 @ 09:08 pm
As you may recall TRA has been running a Q&A with LOM novels author, Tom Graham. Tom has very kindly answered a great many of the questions posed.

Beware spoilers:

http://www.domeofstars.com/forum/index.php?topic=11453.new#new
 
 
14 August 2012 @ 01:59 pm
Harper Collins has just released the cover for the first of the four Life On Mars e-books. Here is the artwork for Blood, Bullets and Blue Stratos:

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04 July 2012 @ 10:19 pm
Phil and Keeley's visit to River Cottage is now available to view again on 4oD:

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/river-cottage/4od

WARNING for those of a nervous disposition - this programme involves chicken gutting (thanks Phil) and cuttlefish dismembering (cheers Keeley).

Best NOT to be eating whilst watching this....
 
 
17 June 2012 @ 02:30 pm
Philip Glenister on BBC Radio 4 Extra TODAY Sunday 17th June in a 1997 play: 'THE HOUSE OF DR DEE' at 1:30 pm London time. Also on 3:30 a.m (Monday I assume).

Matthew Palmer inherits an old house haunted by its creepy, black magic past. Stars Philip Glenister and Nigel Anthony." http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0080gm9  I guess it will go to Iplayer too.

Philip is Matthew Palmer. I've heard it before and story rather strange & confusing and didn't grab me. But is worth listening for Phil. He's not in all scenes but in large chunks throughout story.

Aussies you can hear this too. Oz time details here: http://domeofstars.com/forum/index.php?topic=8206.new#new  I assume others outside UK can also hear. Thanks to Allis of Robert Glenister Appreciation Society for heads up.
 
 
 
15 June 2012 @ 10:42 pm
Here is Phil pictured at Richmond Golf Club for today's event in support of his Momentum charity. He is hiding behind the sweater that you could own. More details here:

http://domeofstars.com/forum/index.php?topic=11414.0

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15 June 2012 @ 09:21 am
Today is the annual golf day at Richmond Golf Club in support of Momentum. Patron Phil Glenister will be hosting today's events. TRA is fundraising - with one lucky person walking away with the sweater off Phil's back. If you would like to make a donation, here are the details:

https://www.justgiving.com/TheRailwayArms2012

We will hopefully be posting a few pics from the event later today.
 
 
Advanced ticket sales for the Q&A with Phil and performances of This House went on sale at 08.30 today.

***There are now only very few tickets left and nearly all are restricted view***

Press night and the 23rd October evening performance were completely sold out even before they got to advanced members.

If you are an advanced member of the NT and have not yet bought tickets, you need to act very quickly!
 
 
31 May 2012 @ 11:18 pm
Phil will be talking to Al Senter about his role in This House, plus about his career more generally, at the National Theatre on 23 October:

http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/70926/platforms/in-conversation-with-philip-glenister.html

Tickets go on sale next month. There will also be an opportunity for members of the audience to ask questions.
 
 
31 May 2012 @ 01:40 pm
Phil Glenister will be appearing in a new play at the National Theatre this autumn. He will appear in This House at the Cottesloe from 18 September until 1 December. Co-stars include Phil Daniels and Julian Wadham.

The play is by new writer James Graham and directed by Jeremy Herrin. Tickets go on sale next month.

Here is the blurb from the NT website:

"Let those on the continent cooperate and hug and kiss each other on the ruddy cheek. Here in Britain, one party governs and we get things done.

1974. The UK faces economic crisis and a hung parliament. In a culture hostile to cooperation, it’s a period when votes are won or lost by one, when there are fist fights in the bars and when sick MPs are carried through the lobby to register their vote.

It’s a time when a staggering number of politicians die, and the building creaks under idiosyncrasies and arcane traditions.

A minority government? No one with any sense or gumption gives you more than a matter of weeks.

You’re gonna fall, and fast, and hard. So start finding things to land on. Now.

Set in the engine rooms of Westminster, James Graham’s This House strips politics down to the practical realities of those behind the scenes: the whips who roll up their sleeves and on occasion bend the rules to shepherd and coerce a diverse chorus of MPs within the Mother of all Parliaments.

This country is being kept alive on aspirin when what it needs is electric bloody shock therapy."

I am very very VERY excited about this!