Brightonomicon at Forbidden Planet London

Robert Rankin, Jason Isaacs, David Warner and Rupert Degas are among several top creators who will be signing the audio book version of Robert’s The Brightonomicon at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, this week, on Wednesday 13th February 5pm-6.30pm.

The Brightonomicon is a 13×30 minutes full cast audio comedy. An adaptation of Robert’s 2004 novel telling the tale of two incredible people, Hugo, who saves Rizla from drowning and persuades him to become his assistant and partner in solving 12 mysteries that are baffling and surreal.

Robert Rankin is one of the country’s most renowned humorous fantasy writers who has written 29 novels, He’s described as “an unrepentant Luddite” who writes his bestselling novels by hand in exercise books.

Andy Serkis is probably best known for being Gollum in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. He was also King Kong in the recent re-make and will soon be seen in the new film The Cottage, released 14 March in the UK.

• Jason Isaacs is a well-known TV and film actor whose credits include playing
Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, BBC1’s The State Within, US TV Show Brotherhood, and the films Peter Pan and Event Horizon.

• David Warner is an accomplished stage and screen actor. He has appeared in The Omen, Tron, Time Bandits, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Titanic and Tim Burton’s Planet of The Apes.

• Sarah Douglas is fondly remembered as playing the villainess Ursa in Superman The Movie and Superman II. She was also Queen Taramis in Conan The Destroyer and appeared in Babylon 5 and Stargate SG-1.

• Rupert Degas is an actor who has lent his voice to animated films, TV shows, radio productions and also audio books. In The Brightonomicon he plays Rizla.

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