Aliya Whiteley

Terry Pratchett's Mort: the Folio Society Edition review

Aliya Whiteley Review
Jun 17, 2016

A new Folio Edition of Terry Pratchett's Mort is a beautiful testament to a great talent and a wonderful creation...

Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories: strange, wonderful, unmissable TV

Aliya Whiteley Feature
May 26, 2016

We take a spoiler-free look at Sky Arts' terrific quartet of Neil Gaiman short stories, starting on Thursday the 26th at 9pm...

8 amazing British sci-fi novels of the 1950s

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Apr 12, 2016

From Brian Aldiss to Arthur C Clarke, 1950s Britain was rich in fantastic science-fiction novels. Here are 8 of the best...

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...