Can you survive a Witch Trial? Inspired by Devon’s gruesome history, play a new game to see how you’d do in the dodgy past
Gigolos, vampire killers and a psychotic paperboy -just another typical week in DVD-land! Buoyed by a tremendously likable central performance by one-time Punisher Thomas Jane, Hung became one of the more unassuming dramas in the HBO stable when it made its debut in June 2009. Hung is essentially the story of Ray Drecker (Jane), a […]
Believed to be the oldest purpose-built cinema in Europe, the Paignton Picture House boasts a prestigious history that dates back to the birth of cinema.
Once patronised by the likes of Agatha Christie, the cinema closed in 1999, and these memories now threaten to be lost in time.
Sean Wilson speaks to two people who want to see the cinema kept open for historic and aesthetic purposes: projection enthusiast, Stuart Saunders and London-based, Torquay bred filmmaker, Anthony Bueno
Sitting round at Christmas watching stuff has always been popular, whether it was family gathered together to view 3D images through the stereoscope, a magic lantern show given to local schoolchildren or the seasonal treat of going to see a gigantic panorama on a huge scroll of canvas depicting adventurous voyages and glorious battles. Now new research from Exeter University maps the true extent of these pastimes in the South West