The Passing of a Legend

If you have ever attended one of the long running Film Collectors Fairs that up until recently used to take place at the Methodist Central Hall in Westminster then there is a good chance you have seen, if not heard, Tony Hutchinson. Tony's son Mark is one of my best friends; we've known each other... Continue Reading →

RIP Jeremy Bulloch

It's been less than a month since Dave Prowse, the actor who brought Darth Vader to life, passed away and now we find ourselves saying goodbye to another Star Wars legend, Jeremy Bulloch. Jeremy is best known to fans as Boba Fett, a role he debuted in The Empire Strikes Back. Before his notable role... Continue Reading →

RIP Dave Prowse

Dave Prowse, the actor who was the physical embodiment of Darth Vader has died aged 85. Dave was brought up in Bristol and started off as a bodybuilder before finding his way into TV in shows such as 'The Saint' and 'Space 1999' before being cast in 1975 as a specially created superhero called 'The... Continue Reading →

Sir Sean Connery~ RIP

Sean Connery, known to many as the original big-screen James Bond has died age 90. Many others can write a far better obituary than I can so I'm not going to even try. Most people know of his story of Milkman to Movie Star, proud Scotsman, body builder and more. Sir Sean had a long... Continue Reading →

RIP Chadwick Boseman

I honestly can't believe I'm writing this post. The news of Chadwick Boseman's death has shocked the world. Chadwick, known to millions of superhero fans around the world as King T'Challa of Wakanda and The Black Panther, kept the fact that he was battling cancer since 2016 a secret from everyone except those closest to... Continue Reading →

Jackie Charlton~ A memory

The world lost another great footballer today. Jack Charlton, member of the 1966 World Cup winning squad and older brother of fellow footballer Sir Bobby Charlton died yesterday aged 85. Jack had a great career as both a player and a manager with his playing career at Leeds United and managing teams including Middlesbrough and... Continue Reading →

RIP John Winston

John Winston, the English actor who played Lt. Kyle in the original Star Trek has died aged 91. Born in Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire in the UK, John appeared in many shows including The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Charlie's Angels and the first episode of the Irwin Allen show Time Tunnel, in which he played... Continue Reading →

Carrie Fisher- a memory!

Today, October 21st, would have been Carrie Fisher's 63rd birthday. It's been almost 3 years since she died and left a huge hole in the Star Wars universe. I've always been a fan of Leia- in fact I had this poster above my bed as a child. I have one distinct memory of meeting Carrie... Continue Reading →

Aron Eisenberg RIP

Star Trek fans across the globe learned today the sad news of the passing of Aron Eisenberg. Aron had many roles on TV shows such as 'The Secret World Of Alex Mack', 'Parker Lewis Can't Lose' as wells as parts in films and on stage. To Trek fans however, Aron is best known as the... Continue Reading →

RIP Carrie Fisher

The news of Carrie Fisher's death has hurt a lot. The last time I was this upset about a celebrity was Leonard Nimoy. Like Grandpa Leonard, Carrie played one of the most iconic characters in arguably the biggest sci-fi film franchise ever. Again, like Spock, Leia was one of my favourite characters. I've always been... Continue Reading →

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