2014 News

News – A clue to who is who in Radio 4’s Good Omens 29th December, 2014- In case you don’t have any idea who Nick is playing in Good Omens on BBC Radio 4 (and let’s face it, why should you !), here’s more than a clue… http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3brT71dLzL7GsqnzyKgWzgf/good-omens-whos-who
News – Radio 4’s Good Omens from 22-27 December 22nd December, 2014- Good Omens with Nick playing Metatron and other characters will be broadcast on Radio 4 between 22 and 27 December at 23:00 GMT. Or listen via the BBC iPlayer. Episode 1 According to the Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, the world will end on a Saturday. A Saturday quite soon, here on Radio 4.
News – RadioTimes: Doctor Who’s Voice of Daleks is Voice of God… 16th December, 2014- http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2014-12-15/doctor-whos-voice-of-daleks-is-voice-of-god-in-good-omens
News – Nick as Metatron in BBC Radio 4’s Good Omens 14th December, 2014- A taster of Nick as the character Metatron from the script of an adaptation of the 1990 fantasy novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02dxf1w?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_radio_4&ns_source=twitter&ns_linkname=radio_and_music Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. An angel and a demon try to save the world from an apocalypse… Starring Peter Serafinowicz and Mark Heap. To
News – Nick signing autographs at Starlight TV and Film Convention, Fareham, 6 Dec 6th December, 2014- Come and meet your favourite film and television stars at this unmissable event! Join Nick and other Doctor Who favourites – Colin Baker, Terry Molloy, Louise Jameson, Sophie Aldred, Sarah Sutton, Jon Davey and Sarah Louise Madison – as well as many other actors from stage and screen . Take the opportunity to ride in a
News – Nick begins his final day at Chicago Tardis… 30th November, 2014- On the final day of Chicago Tardis, I started to experience certain mutations in the head department…
News – Nick flies off to Illinois for Chicago Tardis, 28-30 November 27th November, 2014- For the last 15 years, Chicago TARDIS, the Midwest’s Premier Doctor Who event, has brought together over 2,000 fans each Thanksgiving weekend to celebrate the world’s longest-running science fiction television show. http://www.chicagotardis.com https://www.facebook.com/chicagotardis 28-30 November 2014, Westin Lombard Yorktown Centre, Illinois.
News – SKAYNE ghost story series now available as MOBI or EPUB 26th November, 2014- Available NOW from celebrated author Jonathan Barnes (The Somnambulist, The Domino Men), the complete set of SKAYNE – six interconnected tales of spine-chilling terror to disquiet and entertain – as MOBI or EPUB eBook downloads.
News – Third Time Unlucky book (softcover) – in stock right NOW! 18th November, 2014- THIRD TIME UNLUCKY – The World War One Story of Reginald Salmon by Stephanie Hornett From letters sent back home and a diary recovered from the battlefield at Arras, this is the true story of Reginald (Reg) Salmon, who joined the army as a Royal Engineers ‘Sapper’ in 1915, and his younger brother, Harold (Shrimp)
News – Big Finish’s The Judgement of Sherlock Holmes – trailer available now 12th November, 2014- The trailer for Big Finish‘s The Judgement of Sherlock Holmes written by Jonathan Barnes, starring Nicholas Briggs & Richard Earl can be listened to here: http://www.bigfinish.com/releases/v/the-judgement-of-sherlock-holmes-box-set-1116 Sherlock Holmes had many secrets. This is the greatest of them. Our knowledge of the life and career of Mr Sherlock Holmes is necessarily partial and inexact. Riddled with lacunae and ambiguities, its
News – Big Finish’s Frankenstein “Intense, horrifying and brilliantly realised…” 10th October, 2014- Intense, horrifying and brilliantly realised – more like this please, Big Finish. 10/10 Sci-Fi Bulletin When the crew of the Oceanus rescued a man close to death, its captain could barely have guessed at the incredible story that man would come to share. This is the story of Victor Frankenstein: a man obsessed with discovering
News – Nick to attend charity convention Def Con 3 on Sun 5 Oct 3rd October, 2014- Def Con 3 is being held on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October in and around The Empire Hall in Totton, Southampton. There’s a great line up of guests – including Nick who will be signing all day on Sunday. The event is not-for-profit and all funds raised are being donated to CLIC Sargent, the UK’s
News – Another great review for Big Finish’s Frankenstein 1st October, 2014- Cultbox – Audio review: Big Finish’s ‘Frankenstein’ Central to the strength of this version of Frankenstein is the performance of its stars. Darvill is unrecognisable from the character of Rory and shows a great range of expression and passion. The counter to his almost inhuman arrogance is the tender performance of Briggs as the creature.
News – Big Finish’s Frankenstein, with Nick as the Creature, gets rave review from Starburst Magazine 22nd September, 2014- Given the manner in which the original was written, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein ought to be ideal for adaptation into the audio medium. And so it proves here, in Big Finish’s wonderful new version… The show-stopping performance … is Nicholas Briggs’, whose voice is perhaps too mellifluous for the character of Waldman in the first act, but whose
News – The wonderful day that was Big Finish Day 5 19th September, 2014- A great time was had by all at Big Finish Day 5. Lovely to speak to Big Finish’s lovely customers and spend fleeting moments with the stars who make everything we do so special. Don’t miss Big Finish Day 6 on the 17th January 2015 at the Copthorne Hotel Slough-Windsor. Go to http://www.tenthplanetevents.co.uk for details.  
News – Nick in Radio 4 drama of Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens 19th September, 2014- “I’m currently having a very happy time being in Good Omens (Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett) for Radio 4 with Dirk Maggs and lovely actors like this fellow… (you might recognize him)…” Good Omens by Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett. ‘Armageddon only happens once, you know. They don’t let you go around again until you get it
News – Shadow of the Ghost, Theatre Royal Nottingham 5th August, 2014- For the second week of the Classic Thriller Season in Nottingham, things take a bizarre twist as a theatre group takes on Arnold Ridley’s ‘The Ghost Train’ in Shadow of the Ghost. As they present their version of The Ghost Train the Lemon Tree Players soon realise that they are wrapped up in a murder mystery to rival
News – Classic Thriller Season starts at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, Monday 28th July. 26th July, 2014- Another fantastic Classic Thriller Season starts this Monday at the Theatre Royal Nottingham – four weeks of murder-mystery magnificence that you simply won’t want to miss! The season will get off to a spine-chilling start with Arnold Ridley’s The Ghost Train, directed by Nicholas Briggs, performances from Monday 28th July – Saturday 2nd August. Stranded in
News – Remembering World War One 22nd July, 2014- When my widowed grandmother moved out of her marital home in London, she found a collection of letters that her husband (my grandfather) had received from his older brother during his time in The Great War. Eventually they were given to my Mum who put them into order and transcribed them, and then they were
News – Nick in new Sherlock Holmes audio drama 20th July, 2014- Nick has been recording a new Sherlock Holmes full-cast audio drama and “having a bloomin’ great time.” The CD will be released from Big Finish Productions in December, other titles are available now.
News – Nick’s Interview from Hal-Con, 2012: Part 4 8th July, 2014- Back in 2012, I had a lovely time in Halifax, Nova Scotia at HAL-CON. I was looked after extremely well and they made a lovely film of a quite exhaustive interview with me. I only discovered the other day that it was on YouTube, so I thought it might be nice to share it with
News – Nick’s Interview from Hal-Con, 2012: Part 3 8th July, 2014- Back in 2012, I had a lovely time in Halifax, Nova Scotia at HAL-CON. I was looked after extremely well and they made a lovely film of a quite exhaustive interview with me. I only discovered the other day that it was on YouTube, so I thought it might be nice to share it with
News – Nick’s Interview from Hal-Con, 2012: Part 2 8th July, 2014- Back in 2012, I had a lovely time in Halifax, Nova Scotia at HAL-CON. I was looked after extremely well and they made a lovely film of a quite exhaustive interview with me. I only discovered the other day that it was on YouTube, so I thought it might be nice to share it with
News – Nick’s Interview from Hal-Con, 2012: Part 1 8th July, 2014- Back in 2012, I had a lovely time in Halifax, Nova Scotia at HAL-CON. I was looked after extremely well and they made a lovely film of a quite exhaustive interview with me. I only discovered the other day that it was on YouTube, so I thought it might be nice to share it with
News – Shadow of the Ghost directed by Nick at the Theatre Royal Windsor, 16-21 June 16th June, 2014- When Lemon Tree Players decided to present a production of Arnold Ridley’s famous thriller ‘The Ghost Train’, little did they realise that they themselves would e wrapped up in a murder mystery to rival that of any fictitious plot… This new comedy thriller was co-written by Nicholas Ridley, the real-life son of Dads Army star Arnold Ridley
News – Tom Baker at 80: CD Cover Revealed ! 10th June, 2014- In January 2014, Tom Baker celebrated his 80th birthday. On March 19th, Tom sat down with Nicholas Briggs to look back over his 80 amazing years – his youth, his early acting career, his great success with Doctor Who and beyond… and his return to his most famous role with Big Finish. This candid and intimate interview
News – The Ghost Train directed by Nick at the Theatre Royal Windsor, 10-14 June 3rd June, 2014- Stranded in the middle of nowhere, a group of travellers hear chilling tales of ‘The Ghost Train’ by the station master who warns them of an eerie train which haunts the line and causes death to anyone who witnesses it. Is there really a phantom train, or are there more sinister, earthly forces at work?
News – Nick talks to Project Torchwood 4th May, 2014- Nick talks monsters, writing and Big Finish, amongst other things, to Project Torchwood – and answers a few fan questions too… http://projecttorchwood.blogspot.co.uk/2014/04/interviews-interview-with-nicholas.html
News – Big Finish Productions: Doctor Who – The Evil One full cast audio drama CD available now 24th April, 2014- Written and directed by Nicholas Briggs, Doctor Who – The Evil One stars Tom Baker as The Doctor, Louise Jameson as Leela and Geoffrey Beevers as The Master … The TARDIS lands in the cargo hold of luxury space cruiser the Moray Rose. The crew and passengers are missing. The agents of Inter-Galaxy Insurance are determined
News – Terrahawks returns on audio 24th April, 2014- Anderson Entertainment and Big Finish Productions are thrilled to announce the return of Terrahawks, Gerry Anderson and Christopher Burr’s 1983 cult TV series, with a deal to produce an audio series of eight brand new episodes. The original Terrahawks cast is on board, with Jeremy Hitchen (Ninestein, Hiro, It-Star), Robbie Stevens (101, Hawkeye, Yung-Star) and Denise Bryer