MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON & MEMORABILIA – NEC – 23-24 NOV
More Guests Announced For MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia
MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia, Britain’s biggest collectors’ event, both come to the NEC on 23-24 November and there’ll be a host of guests attending alongside all the comic creators, videogames and retailers. Our last round-up included cast reunions for Red Dwarf and Quadrophenia, stars from sci-fi shows Haven and Primeval and a host of Doctor Who actors, but that’s just scratching the surface of our special guest line-up!
· MASTERS OF HORROR – horror-themed special guests include Marilyn Burns, best known for her roles in Tobe Hooper’s horror cult films The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Eaten Alive; Melanie Kinnaman, best known for her role in the 1985 horror film Friday the 13th: A New Beginning; John Dugan, best known for his role in The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Texas Chainsaw 3D; Oliver Robins, best known for his role as Robbie Freeling in the 1982 movie Poltergeist and in its 1986 sequel Poltergeist II: The Other Side; Hammer Horror star Caroline Munro (Captain Kronos – Vampire Hunter, Dracula AD 1972); Laurence R. Harvey and Emma Lock from the cult Human Centipede films; indie horror star Eileen Daly (Razor Blade Smile, Cradle of Fear) and Emily Booth (Doghouse, Cradle of Fear).
· JAMES BOND actors attending the show include Richard Kiel (Happy Gilmore, Tangled) who played steel-toothed Jaws in The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker; Martine Beswick (One Million Years BC) who played Zara in From Russia With Love and Paula Caplan in Thunderball; Tania Mallet, who played Tilly Masterson in Goldfinger; Caroline Munro (The Golden Voyage of Sinbad) who played Naomi in The Spy Who Loved Me; and Earl Cameron (The Queen, The Andromeda Breakthrough) who played Bond and Felix Leiter’s assistant Pinder in Moonraker.
· Craig Fairbrass has starred in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles; EastEnders, Prime Suspect and Stargate SG-1 as renegade Jaffa Arkad. His videogame roles include Ghost in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Sgt. Wallcroft in CoD: Modern Warfare 3 and Gaz in CoD 4: Modern Warfare.
· Best known for his role as Charlie Slater in EastEnders, Derek Martin is a regular on British TV, with shows ranging from Doctor Who to The Sweeney, Only Fools And Horses to The Bill, including a guest spot on Little Britain!
· As well as taking on Hulk Hogan as WWF wrestler Zeus, Tom ‘Tiny’ Lister has appeared in major movies such as The Dark Knight; The Fifth Element; Jackie Brown; Universal Soldier and Austin Powers in Goldmember.
· American actor Daphne Ashbrook has starred in a host of popular TV shows, including Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; Doctor Who; NCIS; Law & Order: LA; The O.C.; The A-Team; Murder, She Wrote and Knight Rider.
· Emily Booth has appeared in a host of cult favourites, including Tarantino/Rodriguez double feature Grindhouse; BAFTA nominated short film Inferno; Pervirella, Cradle of Fear and horror comedy Doghouse.
· Cast and crew from recent Birmingham-shot paranormal mystery thriller The Casebook of Eddie Brewer, including writer/director Andrew Spencer and stars Ian Brooker and Sean Connolly.
· British horror and fantasy writer Sam Stone, award-winning author of The Vampire Gene series, horror novella The Darkness Within and steampunk short novels Zombies At Tiffany’s and Kat On A Hot Tin Airship.
· Sunday sees Wolves legends Steve Bull, Andy Mutch and Jody Cradock signing at Memorabilia. Bull and Mutch enjoyed a prolific goalscoring partnership during their years at Molineux, while Cradock rose to club captain, making 237 appearances during a decade-long stay at the club.
· Glamour models Holly Mcguire, Megan Mcguire, Kyla Cole, Monica Harris, Charlotte Devaney, Lucy Zara, Levi, Porchia Watson and Big Brother’s Bex Shiner will be signing photos and their 2014 calendars.
Tickets for MCM Birmingham Comic Con on 23-24 November are available at www.mcmcomiccon.com/birmingham
ONE TICKET, TWO GREAT SHOWS: BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON VISITORS ALSO GET INTO MEMORABILIA FREE OF CHARGE!
KIDS GO FREE! Þ
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* The ‘Kids Go Free’ offer applies to General Entry tickets only. Children aged 10 years or younger gain free entry if accompanied by a full paying adult, to a maximum of two children per full paying adult.
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