STAR TREK Star Hits the West End

Star Trek: The Next Generation star Marina Sirtis will make her West End debut when she takes the lead in the world premiere of Dark Sublime. Further casting, including an iconic voice of Science Fiction, will be announced in 2019. Directed by Andrew Keates (As Is and Dessa Rose – Trafalgar Studios), Dark Sublime, the … Continued

Brave New Words Award 2019 Launches

STARBURST Magazine, the world’s premier platform for new and exciting genre media, is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for its ground-breaking Brave New Words books prize. The Brave New Words Award has opened its submissions window for works produced in 2018. The Award ceremony will be at Edge Lit, the UK’s premiere … Continued

Troma’s LLOYD KAUFMAN Confirmed for SIFF 2019

STARBURST is pleased to announce the 2019 STARBURST International Film Festival (SIFF) will take place at MediaCityUK in March. On March 15th and 16th, 2019, STARBURST will once again descend on The Landing at MediaCityUK for two days of fun, films, and frolics! We’re also delighted to reveal that the legendary Lloyd Kaufman will be … Continued

Netflix Unveils ROALD DAHL Event Series

Just last week we brought you news that Roald Dahl’s fondly-remembered anthology series Tales of the Unexpected is due to return to our screens, and while that pleased a lot of the author’s fans, today’s story is sure to delight his entire fanbase… Netflix have revealed that they’re developing lavish animated adaptations of some of … Continued

“Hello There!” Kenobi Joins STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II

Well, we might not be getting that long-rumoured Obi-Wan movie anytime soon (despite what Boris Johnson was waffling about the other day), but the gamers amongst us can at least enjoy plenty of Kenobi-themed action in Battlefront II. Arriving tomorrow (Nov 28th) is the brand new free DLC Battle of Geonosis which will return fans … Continued

More Details Emerge on CHILD’S PLAY Remake as New Website Launches

Like it or not, we’re getting a remake of Child’s Play next summer. While this wouldn’t ordinarily be too hard of a thing to swallow (us horror fans are undoubtedly numbed to it by now), MGM’s reimagining of the property will inexplicably coexist with the original canon, which its creator Don Mancini (writer of every … Continued


STARBURST is pleased to announce a team-up with Manchester’s legendary film & TV themed bar FAB Café to present a regular new event – STARBURST SUNDAYS. We’ll be providing a haven for like-minded people to meet, mingle and celebrate all things geeky, with different themes planned for each. But the first, which takes place on … Continued

Horror Channel Serves Up Christmas Chills

It’s getting closer to Christmas, and Horror Channel has lined up a whole host of creepy Xmas treats. The channel premieres begin on Saturday December 8th with Emelie (2015), in which a babysitter terrorises her three wards while their parents are enjoying their wedding anniversary. Classic giant snake action is the order of the day … Continued

DOCTOR WHO Adventure WARRIORS’ GATE Heading to Audiobook in Full

Doctor Who serial Warriors’ Gate was first broadcast on BBC1 in 1981, the four-part adventure was part of Tom Baker’s final season as the Fourth Doctor. Notable at the time for its high-concept story and its cinematic visual style, it has subsequently become highly regarded as a unique slice of Doctor Who. Writer Stephen Gallagher … Continued

DOCTOR WHO: BBC Confirm Series 12 to Broadcast in 2019

Rumours about both the immediate and longer term future of Doctor Who have been flying around the Internet this week. In a bid to either discover the truth or put those rumours to bed, STARBURST has been in touch with the series’ production office for confirmation one way or the other. The BBC was happy … Continued