Aliya Whiteley

Conflicts in the work of screenwriter Nigel Kneale

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Oct 20, 2015

From Quatermass to The Year Of The Sex Olympics, the voice of classic British screenwriter Nigel Kneale is still resonant and exciting...

The Green Man DVD review

Aliya Whiteley Review
Oct 8, 2015

BBC ghost drama The Green Man feat. Albert Finney and Michael Culver, now out on DVD, is the perfect gem for an autumn night in...

Railhead by Philip Reeve review

Aliya Whiteley Review
Sep 30, 2015

Railhead by Philip Reeve is a playful space adventure for younger readers with captivating action and a hint of Iain M. Banks...

Classic film books: The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made

Aliya Whiteley Review
Sep 17, 2015

In the first of a new series about classic books on film, Aliya revisits David Hughes' The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies Never Made...

13 geeky beach read recommendations

Den Of Geek Feature
Aug 7, 2015

Off to the beach this summer? Here’s some suggested geek-skewed reading to accompany your sunburn and Mr Whippy…

Den Of Geek Book Club: A Story Lately Told - Anjelica Huston

Aliya Whiteley Review
Jun 15, 2015

Anjelica Huston's autobiography is a beautifully written evocation of time and place, but provides scant personal insight...

Looking back at Dennis Potter's Brimstone And Treacle

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Jun 15, 2015

Aliya looks back at Dennis Potter's powerfully disturbing, formerly-banned 1976 television play Brimstone & Treacle...

The Realt by James Brogden review

Aliya Whiteley Review
May 29, 2015

Book two of James Brogden's Tourmaline trilogy is a satisfyingly complex, pacy imaginative novel that never stops moving forward...

Den Of Geek Book Club: Seeing The Blossom by Dennis Potter

Aliya Whiteley Review
May 18, 2015

A transcript of television writer Dennis Potter's final interview is Aliya's non-fiction book club choice for this month...

Den Of Geek Book Club: William Friedkin - Films Of Aberration, Obsession And Reality

Aliya Whiteley Review
Apr 15, 2015

This month's film Book Club choice is a study of director William Friedkin that spends as much time on the failures as the successes...