Christopher Priest Event (UK)

An Evening With Science Fiction Author Christopher Priest


Wednesday 14th September 2011 at 7:00pm

Christopher Priest is one of the UK’s leading authors of literary science fiction, best known for his book The Prestige, later filmed with Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Hugh Jackman. His other acclaimed titles include The Affirmation, The Glamour and The Separation, carving out a reputation as one of the UK’s most challenging and rewarding authors. To celebrate the release of his latest novel, The Islanders, QUAD in Derby, UK, hosts a reading with Christopher, followed by an introduced screening of The Prestige at 8:45pm.

 

The Prestige (15)
Christopher Nolan’s adaptation sees rival illusionists Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale attempting to create the greatest spectacle possible – a rivalry that will end with deadly consequences. Joined by a supporting cast including David Bowie, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson and Andy Serkis, this superb thriller garnered two Oscar nominations and strong reviews.

This event is brought to you by Gollancz and Alt.Fiction, a trading name of Writing East Midlands.

 

Details here: http://www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on/cinema-listings/pg5

Tickets: for Film and Talk £10, Talk only £5

Please book through QUAD Box Office 01332 290 606.

 

UPDATE: The event has sadly been cancelled. The film however is still running, with an approximate starting time of 8.45. Please check for further details at the venue.

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