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Stasis Leaked Complete: The Unofficial Behind the Scenes Guide to Red Dwarf

Stasis Leaked Complete coverBased on interviews with the cast and crew, Stasis Leaked Complete goes behind the scenes of the successful space comedy, Red Dwarf. With chapters on every episode, it reveals how the series was made, with quotes from the people who were there.

Including bonus chapters on: Red Dwarf Special Effects, Red Dwarf’s Missing Episodes, Red Dwarf USA and the ill-fated Red Dwarf Movie.

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Babylon 5 Season-by-Season Guides

Babylon 5: Season-by-Season 3 coverMy five book series going behind the scenes of this ground-breaking science fiction show.

The secrets behind every episode from the writers, actors and directors who made it happen. With episode synopses dramatising the story which series creator, J. Michael Straczynski described as “a novel for television”.

Now officially out of print, these can still be found online in various places. They’re not available in ebook form (sorry!) and it doesn’t matter how many people badger me about putting out an ebook edition, I’m afraid it’s out of my hands as the rights belong to the publisher (Boxtree) and to Warner Brothers.

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The Making of Judge Dredd
The Making of Judge Dredd cover

by Jane Killick with Charles M Lippincott & David Chute

This is the film with Silvester Stallone in from the nineties. Possibly not the best interpretation of the 2000AD comic, but a great insight into how a Hollywood movie is made.
Behind the scenes of the Hollywood movie starring Sylvester Stallone and based on the 2000AD comic.

  • “When someone who doesn’t understand motorcycles decides to design one that’s got, for instance, a back wheel that’s about fifteen inches across and expects it to go round corners, you’ve got technical problems that are going to challenge you… I drove it up the road and decided the entire thing was a complete death trap and nobody would ever ride it.”

This book is out of print, but secondhand copies can be found.

Magazine Articles

I used to write many magazine articles for the likes of TV Zone, SFX, Starburst and even once The Radio Times. All about science fiction television and film. I was a full-time freelance journalist, writing for magazines and writing books while also working at various radio stations from the early 1990s to the early 2000s.

There’s just a couple of articles on this website that allude to this time. Here’s one about interviewing David McCallum, I Ate David McCallum’s Salad. And when BBC Radio 4 extra interviewed me about Doctor Who here and here I shall try to add links to others if, as and when they appear.