Gotham star Sean Pertwee will be appearing at the 2019 Sci-Fi Ball, which takes place between February 8th and 10th at Southampton’s Grand Harbour Hotel.
From the press release:
Sean can currently be seen playing Alfred Pennyworth – a butler and valet to a young Bruce Wayne (before becoming Batman) in the smash-hit Fox TV series Gotham. Pertwee received his training at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and began his acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company, most notably starring in Titus Andronicus, directed by Deborah Warner. After touring for three years, Pertwee continued his classical training by playing Julius Caesar for the BBC and Macbeth for Michael Bogdanov’s production for C4 films. Since then, he has become instantly recognisable for both his film and television work.
On film, Pertwee was most recently seen in Declan Lowey’s Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, opposite Steve Coogan. Pertwee began his film career in Joe Orton’s biopic, Prick Up Your Ears, and went on to appear in Paul Anderson’s Shopping, playing opposite Jude Law. Those roles were followed by performances in Event Horizon, Soldier, Doomsday, Love, Honor and Obey and a leading role in Neil Marshall’s Dog Soldiers and Paul Hyett’s The Seasoning House.
Pertwee’s TV credits include Elementary, The Musketeers, the award-winning Luther, The Young Indiana Jones, and Camelot.
Sean Pertwee belongs to a family that is renowned for their contribution to entertainment, including his sister, actor Dariel Pertwee, his grandfather and screenwriter Roland Pertwee, and his father, Jon Pertwee, who may be best-known for playing the third incarnation of The Doctor in Doctor Who and the titular role in Worzel Gummidge. He will be appearing on Saturday and Sunday of the three day weekend, offering attendees the opportunity to have their photograph taken with him, autographs, guest talks and attending the Saturday night grand banquet. Other special guests attending the Southampton Sci-Fi weekend include Dino Fetscher, who played Stanley the synth in the recent critically acclaimed season of Channel 4’s series Humans and Terry Molloy, who played Davros in the classic series of Doctor Who. Many more guests are soon to be announced. The not-for-profit convention brings together fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy to ensure they have a truly out of this world weekend. It offers activities for the whole family to enjoy during the day and evening, including specially-themed parties every night, a grand banquet with live cabaret from Terry Molloy, an exclusive cocktail party with enormous chocolate fountains, guest panels with stars of both the small and silver screen, fan-built/actual props and sets, autograph and photography sessions, roaming Daleks, cosplay/fancy dress competitions, table-top gaming, exhibits and games, out of this world collectable merchandise, a Sci-Fi pub quiz and so much more that is soon to be announced. The Sci-Fi Ball takes place from 8 – 10 February 2019 at the stunning four-star Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust and will see the event celebrate twenty-five years of raising money for charitable causes. It is proudly sponsored by The Horror Channel, Starburst Magazine, Game Over, White Light and other partners. Visit www.scifiball.com for more information. Tickets are available from just £15.