Panel Borders and other podcasts

Panel Borders and other podcasts

Podcasts, radio shows, writing and more by Alex Fitch

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Tomorrow’s show: Uncanny Locations

April 17, 2018

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Uncanny Locations

Posters for Brasilia: Life after design / Caught / I Kill Giants

Posters for Brasilia: Life after design / Caught / I Kill Giants

In this month’s Electric Sheep Film Show, Alex Fitch looks at films set in uncanny locations. Alex talks to director Bart Simpson about his documentary film Brasília: Life After Design, which is screening at this year’s East End Film Festival, plus his producing role on Moebius Redux and The Corporation.

Also, Graphic novelist turned director Anders Winter explores his adaptation of cult American comic book I Kill Giants which is released on VOD on May 4th, and in a Q and A recorded at SCI-FI-LONDON, the cast and crew of Caught discuss this new SF thriller, which mixes a classic British cottage under siege film with a John Wyndham style alien invasion.
Plus: classic tracks by David Byrne and Marisa Monte, Dhruva Aliman, and Ivo Meirelles with Funk ‘n Lata

5.30pm Wednesday 18th April 2018, repeated 7am Tuesday 24th April, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com

More info: Brasília: Life After Design screening at East End Film Festival
I Kill Giants at Kaleidoscope Home Entertainment website
Info about Caught at Jump Start Productions (more…)

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Tomorrow’s show: Dundee Comics

April 3, 2018

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Dundee Comics

Cover of Far Out Comix by George Cordeiro / Photo of Ahoy Comics and The Black Hole (June 2017) / cover of Closure by Findlay and Dominiak / photo of Oor Wullie statue in Dundee / cover of Commando #5103

Cover of Far Out Comix by George Cordeiro / Photo of Ahoy Comics and The Black Hole (June 2017) / cover of Closure by Findlay and Dominiak / photo of Oor Wullie statue in Dundee / cover of Commando #5103

In a special episode looking at the comics scene in Dundee, Alex Fitch talks to researcher Laura Findlay and artist Zu Dominiak about their comic Closure and the Dundee Comics Creative Space, to proprieters George Cordeiro and Jenny Heubeck of shops ‘The Black Hole’ and ‘Ahoy Comics’, and to departing D.C. Thomson Heritage Brands manager and Commando editor (November 2016 to March 2018), Kirsten Murray.

5.30pm Wednesday 4th April 2018, repeated 7am Tuesday 10th April, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Sci-Fi Anniversaries

March 20, 2018

Tomorrow on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Audio Dramatics: Sci-Fi Anniversaries

Covers of Doctor Who: The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield - Ruler of the Univere, and The Slender-Fingered Cats of Bubastis / Promo art for The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase / Alien: Out of the Shadows

Covers of Doctor Who: The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield – Ruler of the Universe, and The Slender-Fingered Cats of Bubastis / Promo art for The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Hexagonal Phase / Alien: Out of the Shadows

Continuing the new hour-long series on Resonance FM in which Alex Fitch talks to creators of audio dramas that have been broadcast on radio or released on CD and mp3 download, in a bimonthly slot alternating with the Electric Sheep Film Show.

In this episode Alex talks to actress and director Lisa Bowerman about twenty years of playing time travelling archaeologist and former Doctor Who companion Bernice Summerfield, and to producer Dirk Maggs about the fortieth anniversary series of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, plus his work on audio versions of Alien and Neverwhere.

5.30pm Wednesday 21st March 2018, repeated 7am Tuesday 27th March, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Toys and Games

March 6, 2018

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Toys and Games

Art from Lego Star Wars / Part Robot / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Bob Molesworth / Comic Turns / Macbeth by Karen Rubins

Art from Lego Star Wars / Part Robot / Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles by Bob Molesworth / Comic Turns / Macbeth by Karen Rubins

In a pair of interviews looking at the connections between toys, games and comics, Alex Fitch talks to artists Karen Rubins and Bob Molesworth about their work. Karen discusses her new comic art card game, Comic Turns, which allows the player to create their own sequential art stories, and her strip Tales to Give You the Shivers in The Phoenix.

In an interview recorded at Cartoon County, Brighton, Bob Molesworth talks about drawing popular kids franchises such as Scooby Doo and Lego Star Wars, small press titles such as Dino Corps, and creating a cyberpunk adult colouring book called Part Robot.

5.30pm Wednesday 7th March 2018, repeated 7am Tuesday 13th March, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

This week’s show: Books on film – Blade Runner and The Prisoner

February 19, 2018

On Wednesday 21st February at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Books on film – Blade Runner and The Prisoner

Alex Cox discusses I Am (Not) a Number / Excerpt from The Shape of the Final Dog by Hampton Fancher / Stills from Blade Runner  and BR 2049

Alex Cox discusses I Am (Not) a Number / Excerpt from The Shape of the Final Dog by Hampton Fancher / Stills from Blade Runner and BR 2049

In this month’s Electric Sheep Film Show, Alex Fitch talks to two exceptional film makers about their writing on film, and adapting classic texts into movies. Alex Cox discusses his book I Am (Not) a Number, which investigates a potential solution to the mystery of The Prisoner, and his films Three Businessmen and Death and the Compass based on the short story by Borges.

Hampton Fancher explains the process of adapting Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep into his scripts for Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049, turning the original opening scene from the movie into his short story The Shape of the Final Dog, the potential for future sequels, and writing the films The Mighty Quinn and The Minus Man. Plus classic tracks by Frank Sinatra, The Clash, and The Times.

5.30pm Wednesday 21st February 2018, repeated 7am Tuesday 27th February, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Comics on Comics

February 6, 2018

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Comics on Comics

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Josie Long tour poster / excerpt from Another Planet / Excerpt from The Property by Lee and Yeowell / from Incredible Hulk #106 with Stewart Lee cameo

In a pair of interviews featuring comedians celebrating their love of comics, Stewart Lee and Josie Long discuss their appreciation of the medium and forays into creating strips. Alex Fitch converses with Lee about collecting obscure titles, writing the story The Property for CLiNT Magazine and his love for Resonance FM. Guest presenter Mark Hibbett talks to Long about her comic Another Planet featured in The Guardian and the integration of cartoons into her stand-up routine, in front of an audience at Central St Martins. Also: a survey of the various comic book and genre titles on sale as part of this year’s Resonance FM fundraiser auction.

5.30pm Wednesday 7th February 2018, repeated 7am Tuesday 13th February, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Comic and Fantasy Sounds

January 16, 2018

Tomorrow on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Audio Dramatics: Comic and Fantasy Sounds

Cover of Dan Dare / Promo art for I, Robot / Dimension podcast art / Photo of Live performance of The Saga of the European King

Cover of Dan Dare / Promo art for I, Robot / Dimension podcast art / Photo of Live performance of The Saga of the European King

Continuing the new hour-long series on Resonance FM in which Alex Fitch talks to creators of audio dramas that have been broadcast on radio or released on CD and mp3 download, in a bimonthly slot alternating with the Electric Sheep Film Show.

In this episode Alex chairs a panel discussion on creating immersive audio recorded at the SCI-FI-LONDON film festival, with B7 Media’s Andrew Mark Sewell and Richard Kurti, the team behind audio adaptations of Dan Dare, The Martian Chronicles and I, Robot, and Jason Haigh-Ellery, CEO of Big Finish Productions who release B7 stories on CD.

Joining them are: Christina Barsi, creator of the sci-fi narrative podcast Dimension, and Charlotte Windle Mikkelborg who produces 3D soundscapes, including the virtual reality short Born into Exile screened at the first UN Special Summit on Refugees.

Also, in an interview recorded at Cartoon County, Tom McNally discusses his move from writing and publishing comics such as Semiotic Cohesion to creating a comedic fantasy podcast entitled Saga of the European King.

5.30pm Wednesday 17th January 2017, repeated 7am Tuesday 23rd January, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Music and Comics

January 2, 2018

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Music and Comics

Cover of DJ Food: The Search Engine by Henry Flint / Alex Fitch interviews Gerard Way (photo by guccist41n) / art from The Wolf of Baghdad by The Surreal McCoy

Cover of DJ Food: The Search Engine by Henry Flint / Alex Fitch interviews Gerard Way (photo by guccist41n) / art from The Wolf of Baghdad by The Surreal McCoy

In a pair of interviews recorded in front of a live audience, the first episode of Panel Borders in 2018 investigates the work of a trio of creators who have an interest in combing music and comic book art. At Thought Bubble Festival, Leeds, Alex Fitch talks to My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way about writing such comics as Doom Patrol, The Umbrella Academy and The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys.
Also, at ‘Graphic Brighton presents: Caption’, cartoonist The Surreal McCoy and musician DJ Food discuss their projects The Wolf of Baghdad and The Search Engine, the former a wordless graphic novel set to Arabic music by 3Ayin, and the latter an album with art by 2000AD artist Henry Flint.

5.30pm Wednesday 3rd January 2018, repeated 7am Tuesday 9th January, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at www.resonancefm.com / Resonance Replay stream on mixcloud.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: 50 Years of The Prisoner

December 28, 2017

Tomorrow at 7.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep presents: 50 Years of The Prisoner

Stills from The Prisoner: Living in Harmony / Alex Fitch interviews Ian Rakoff and John S Smith

Stills from The Prisoner: Living in Harmony / Alex Fitch interviews Ian Rakoff and John S Smith

A special two hour programme celebrating the 50th anniversary of classic cult TV show The Prisoner. Alex Fitch talks to two editors of the show – Ian Rakoff and John S. Smith – and hosts a live commentary track for the episode Living in Harmony with Smith, Rakoff (who also wrote the episode), Prisoner historian Rick Davy, and Rob Fairclough, writer of The Official Prisoner Companion book.

Living in Harmony was broadcast on 29/12/67, exactly 50 years before this broadcast, and the interviews and live commentary were recorded at the ‘Mind Mash 2015’ event organised by The Unmutual website. If listeners want to watch the episode while listening to the broadcast, there’ll be a countdown to pressing play on the DVD player / Amazon video stream. The broadcast also features classic tracks by Albert Elms and Ron Grainer from the soundtrack of The Prisoner.

7.30pm Friday 29th December 2017, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Christmas Chills

December 19, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Christmas Chills

Stills from Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key / The Rizen, 14 x 88 Films

Stills from Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key / The Rizen, 14 x 88 Films

Following the tradition of people enjoying chilling tales at Christmas, in this episode of Electric Sheep, Alex Fitch looks at British and Italian horror movies in interviews recorded at Cine-Excess and SCI-FI-LONDON film festivals. At Cine-Excess, Alex talks to film-maker Sergio Martino about his career and directing classic Italian giallo such as Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, and to Richard Elliot and James Blower about their British cult film label ’88 Films’. Also, at SCI-FI-LONDON in front of a live audience, an extract from the Q and A with the director and crew of new British zombie thriller The Rizen starring Julian Rhind-Tutt and Sally Phillips. Plus classic tracks from Ilya and Nicolas Kaplan, and Bruno Nicolai.

5.30pm Wednesday 20th December 2017, repeated 7am Tuesday 26th December, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Ten years of SelfMadeHero

December 5, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Ten years of SelfMadeHero

Edmond Baudoin drawing at the Institut Français/ excerpts from Return of the Honey Buzzard, The Man Who Laughs and Much Ado About Nothing published by Français

Edmond Baudoin drawing at the Institut Français/ excerpts from Return of the Honey Buzzard, The Man Who Laughs and Much Ado About Nothing published by SelfMadeHero

In a trio of interviews recorded in front of a live audience, Alex Fitch talks to creators, fans and the managing director of British Graphic Novel publisher SelfMadeHero which celebrated its tenth anniversary in print this year.
At the London Book Fair, Alex talks to publisher Emma Hayley, bookseller Steve Walsh and writer David Hine, and at the Lakes International Comics Art Festival to Hayley, and artists Emma Vieceli and Aimée de Jongh about the titles they’ve illustrated for SelfMadeHero.
Also, in a Q and A recorded at the Institut Français, graphic novelist Edmond Baudoin discusses his book Dalí in front of an audience of teenage fans. (more…)

This week’s show: Approaching Baker’s End

November 13, 2017

On Wednesday 15th November at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Audio Dramatics: Approaching Baker’s End

Promotional image for Bakers End / Katy Manning and Colin Baker / Cover of The Happenstance Pox

Promotional image for Baker’s End / Katy Manning and Colin Baker / Cover of The Happenstance Pox

A new hour-long bimonthly series on Resonance FM in which Alex Fitch talks to actors and creators of audio dramas that have been broadcast on radio or released on CD and mp3 download.

In this episode Alex talks to the cast and crew of a comedy folk horror series entitled Baker’s End and produced by Bafflegab Productions. Lead actor Colin Baker discusses playing a fictionalised version of himself, Katy Manning explores being a companion of two Bakers, following the departure of Tom in this serial, and Ewan Bailey talks about joining the cast as the hysterical Reverend Ailing. Also writer Paul Magrs and director Simon Barnard discuss the history and genesis of the series.

5.30pm Wednesday 15th November 2017, repeated 7am Tuesday 21st November, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Myriad Editions

October 31, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Myriad Editions

Art from Becoming Unbecoming by Una, A Thousand Coloured Castles by Gareth Brookes, Talking to Gina by Ottilie Hainsworth

Art from Becoming Unbecoming by Una, A Thousand Coloured Castles by Gareth Brookes, Talking to Gina by Ottilie Hainsworth

In a special episode looking at graphic novels published by Myriad Editions, Alex Fitch talks to three creators who have had books released by this Brighton based publisher. Una discusses her graphic novel Becoming Unbecoming, a book looking at the travails of growing up as a young woman in the 1970s against the backdrop of widespread misogyny and the crimes of the Yorkshire Ripper, and her self-published comic On Sanity.
Also, in Q and As recorded in front of a live audience, Gareth Brookes and Ottilie Hainsworth discuss their titles A Thousand Coloured Castles and Talking to Gina, the former, rendered in intricate layers of crayon, is a surrealistic comic looking at a woman whose macular degeneration is causing vivid hallucinations, and the latter tells Ottilie’s relationship with her new dog in intimate full page panels of joy and loss. Also includes a performance by WeBop, the all female choir that Ottilie is a member of, performing at her book launch at Phoenix Brighton. (more…)

Today’s show: Halloween Horrors

October 18, 2017

Today at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Halloween Horrors

Retro advert for Video Dungeon by Tom Hodge / Posters for The Final Girls tour and Anti Matter

Retro advert for Video Dungeon by Tom Hodge / Posters for The Final Girls / Anti Matter

In this month’s Halloween themed episode of Electric Sheep, Virginie Selavy talks to Kim Newman about his new collection of reviews and essays, ‘Video Dungeon’, published by Titan Books and to cinema programmer Anna Bogutskaya about co–curating a tour of short horror films directed by women: ‘The Final Girls – We Are the Weirdos’.
Also, at the SCI-FI-LONDON film festival, Alex Fitch talks to director Keir Burrows about his Oxford set Sci–Fi thriller Anti Matter which concerns the terrifying consequences of taking part in University science experiments. Plus classic tracks from Roy Clark, Gin Gillette, Lord Luther, and Larry and the Blue Notes.

5.30pm Wednesday 18th October 2017, repeated 7am Tuesday 24th October, Resonance 104.4 FM (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Titans and Men of Action

October 3, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Titans and Men of Action

Covers of comics written by Marv Wolfman and Joe Kelly

Covers of comics written by Marv Wolfman and Joe Kelly

Starting a new series of Panel Borders, Alex Fitch explores the work of two much loved American comic book writers. In a discussion recorded at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Alex talks to Joe Kelly about writing superhero comics such as Spider-Man and Justice League, and the graphic novel I Kill Giants which is currently being adapted for the cinema. Joe also talks about his involvement with the group ‘Man of Action’ who co-created animation titles such as Ben 10 and Disney’s reimagining of the Marvel comic Big Hero 6.

Also, in an interview recorded at the London Super Comic Con, Alex discusses with veteran scribe Marv Wolfman his 50 years of writing classic DC comics such as Teen Titans and Crisis on Infinite Earths, how he broke into the industry as a fan writer, and creating memorable characters such as Blade, the Vampire Slayer in the pages of Tomb of Dracula.

5.30pm Wednesday 4th October 2017, repeated 7am Tuesday 10th October, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com

This year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival takes place in Kendal between 13th and 15th October with guests including Jason, Stan Sakai, Peter Milligan, Sergio Aragones, Melinda Gebbie, Bryan and Mary Talbot. Alex Fitch will be interviewing Hannah Berry, Darryl Cunningham, Fumio Obata, Michael Cho, Mariko Tamaki and Emma Vieceli as part of various panels and on stage interviews. Please visit www.comicartfestival.com for more info… (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Lowlife Lost Girls, Born in Flames

September 19, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Lowlife Lost Girls, Born in Flames

Posters for Lost Girls, Lowlife, Born in Flames

Posters for Lost Girls, Lowlife, Born in Flames

Starting a new series of the monthly show about cult cinema. Electric Sheep Magazine editor Virginie Selavy talks to the cast and crew of a new American thriller about organ harvesting – Lowlife – at the Fantasia Festival in Montreal; assistant editor Alex Fitch talks to director Lizzie Borden about her low budget feminist dystopian classic Born in Flames, after a screening at the Edinburgh Film Festival; and German genre critic Marcelle Perks discusses her contributions to the book “Lost Girls: The Phantasmagorical Cinema of Jean Rollin” published by Spectacular Optical.

5.30pm Wednesday 20th September 2017, repeated 7am Tuesday 26th September, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Summer Exhibitions

July 18, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Summer Exhibitions

Art from Anime Architecture and Into the Unknown exhibitions / Stills from Daughters of the Dust and Nemiepeba's Instagram page

Art from Anime Architecture and Into the Unknown exhibitions / Stills from Daughters of the Dust and Nemiepeba’s Instagram page

The monthly show about cult film and world cinema. Electric Sheep assistant editor Alex Fitch looks at the connections between art and film, on display in current Summer Exhibitions. Alex talks to Patrick Gyger and Stefan Riekeles, the curators of Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction at The Barbican and Anime Architecture at House of Illustration respectively.

Also American cinematographer Arthur Jafa discusses how he lensed Daughters of the Dust and curated work on display at the Serpentine Sackler gallery, and Instagram artist Nemiepeba talks about seeing her work on display as part of his exhibition A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions. Featuring classic tracks by David Bowie, The Lovin Spoonful and Aretha Franklin.

5.30pm Wednesday 19th July, repeated 6am Sunday 23rd July 2017, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Summer Festivals

June 20, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Summer Festivals

Posters for Beatriz at Dinner / Okja / Marjorie Prime

Posters for Beatriz at Dinner / Okja / Marjorie Prime

The monthly show about cult film and world cinema. Electric Sheep assistant editor Alex Fitch interviews a trio of independent film directors whose latest movies have premiered at recent festivals. At the London Sundance Film Festival, Alex talks to Miguel Arteta about his film Beatriz at Dinner, a drama about class conflict and environmentalism featuring John Lithgow and Salma Hayek, and to Michael Almereyda about his elegiac science-fiction movie Marjorie Prime adapted from the play of the same name and starring Lois Smith and Tim Robbins.

Plus: with translation by Jason Yu, Korean director Bong Joon-Ho discusses his latest film Okja, which proved controversial when screened at Cannes, and features Tilda Swinton and Jake Gyllenhaal in an uproarious tale of GM food. Alex and Bong also discuss Jon Ronson’s involvement in the film, the theme of man vs. nature running through his filmography including The Host and Snowpiercer plus Netflix’s funding of the movie. Featuring classic tracks by The Mamas and the Papas, Regina Spektor, James Taylor and Jimmy Cliff.

5.30pm Wednesday 21st June, repeated 6am Sunday 25th June 2017, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Today’s show: Independent genre comics

June 7, 2017

Today at 5.30pm on Resonance FM and DAB, Panel Borders: Independent genre comics

Comics by Simon Birks and Kevin Gunstone

Comics by Simon Birks and Kevin Gunstone

The monthly show about comics and graphic novels. This month, in a pair of interviews recorded at Cartoon County, Hove, Alex Fitch talks to a trio of independent comic creators who work in genre storytelling. Kevin Gunstone discusses writing sci-fi and horror comics such as Planet of Daemons, DIS: The Satan Machine, and Future Primitive for a variety of different publishers including Markosia and Amigo Comics.

Also, the co-founders of Sussex based Blue Fox comics – writer Simon Birks and creative director Marielle Birks – introduce their range of titles including Sinners, Hexes and a new gender swapped version of Robin Hood called Robyn.

5.30pm Wednesday 7th June, repeated 6am Sunday 11th June 2017, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)

Tomorrow’s show: Dangerous Consumption

May 16, 2017

Tomorrow at 5.30pm on Resonance FM and DAB, Electric Sheep Film Show: Dangerous Consumption

Posters for The Girl with all the Gifts / The Boy on the Bridge / Flora / Cast and crew of Flora talk to Alex Fitch at SCI-FI-LONDON, photo by Chris Harvey

Posters for The Girl with all the Gifts / The Boy on the Bridge / Flora / Cast and crew of Flora talk to Alex Fitch at SCI-FI-LONDON, photo by Chris Harvey

The monthly show about cult film and world cinema. This month we’re looking at poisonous plants and post apocalyptic cannibalism, with two ‘revenge of nature’ film Q and As recorded at the SCI-FI-LONDON film festival. Electric Sheep assistant editor Alex Fitch talks to director Sasha Louis Vukovic, actors Teresa Marie Doran and William Aaron, Cinematographer Eric Irvin, and editor Erica Gulliver about their Canadian period Sci-Fi drama Flora, which depicts an expedition by 1920s botanists into uncharted territory…
Also, guest presenter and host of the Arthur C Clarke Awards, Tom Hunter discusses the film adaptation of acclaimed British zombie drama The Girl with all the Gifts and its print prequel The Boy on the Bridge with author Mike Carey. Featuring classic tracks by Nora Jones, The Beach Boys and C.W. Stoneking.

5.30pm Wednesday 16th May, repeated 6am Sunday 21st May 2017, Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com (more…)