Guy Adams (born 6 January 1976) is an English author, comedian, and actor, possibly best known for the novel The World House. Adams is also a regular writer for Big Finish productions, who produce audio plays based on Doctor Who, as well as several other properties.
|Born||6 January 1976|
|Pen name||Gregory Ashe|
|Occupation||Novelist, actor, news agent, comedian|
|Notable works||The World House|
Adams has also written several books for the Doctor Who franchise, including the BBC Books Torchwood novel, The House That Jack Built. Adams second book in his The Heaven's Gate Chronicles series, entitled Once Upon Time in Hell was published in January 2014. First book was also published in the 2013 and was entitled The Good, The Bad and the Infernal.
He starred as a mugger on British soap opera, Emmerdale and has also tried stand-up with his own material. Adams has also portrayed Sherlock Holmes twice before embarking on creating his own original novel featuring Holmes.
Doctor Who franchise
Life on Mars franchise
Sherlock Holmes franchise
The World House
Doctor Who - Main Range
Doctor Who - Novel Adaptations
The Tenth Doctor Adventures
The Tenth Doctor Chronicles
The First Doctor Adventures
The Third Doctor Adventures
The Fourth Doctor Adventures
The Eighth Doctor - The Time War
The War Doctor
The War Master
The Diary of River Song
The Lives of Captain Jack
UNIT: The New Series
The New Adventures of Bernice Summerfield
The New Counter-Measures
The Companion Chronicles
Blake's 7: The Liberator Chronicles
The Confessions of Dorian Gray
Big Finish Classics
Big Finish Originals
Elections to Bristol City Council were held on 1 May 1997.Bryan Adams
Bryan Guy Adams (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist.
Adams rose to fame in Canada and the United States with his 1983 album Cuts Like a Knife and turned into a global star with his 1984 album Reckless, which produced some of his best known songs, including "Run to You" and "Summer of '69". In 1991, he released "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" from the album Waking Up the Neighbours; the song was written for the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and became a worldwide hit, reaching number 1 in many countries, including 16 consecutive weeks in the United Kingdom, a new record as well as 72 weeks in the top 20. Adams also had the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Heaven", "All for Love" and "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?"For his contributions to music, Adams has garnered many awards and nominations, including 20 Juno Awards among 56 nominations, 15 Grammy Award nominations including a win for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television in 1992. He has also won MTV, ASCAP, American Music awards, three Ivor Novello Awards for song composition and has been nominated five times for Golden Globe Awards and three times for Academy Awards for his songwriting for films.
Adams was awarded the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for contributions to popular music and philanthropic work via his own foundation, which helps improve education for people around the world.Adams was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March 2011 and Canada's Walk of Fame, Canadian Broadcast Hall of Fame in 1998, and in April 2006 he was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at Canada's Juno Awards. In 2008, Adams was ranked 38th on the list of all-time top artists in the Billboard Hot 100 50th Anniversary Charts. On 13 January 2010, he received the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award for his part in numerous charitable concerts and campaigns during his career, and on 1 May 2010 was given the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts. He has sold more than 75 million records, making him one of the world's best-selling music artists.In January 2019, Adams released 'Shine a Light' the planned single from his upcoming album of the same name to celebrate his pending 60th birthday with a 'Shine a Light' tour planned for later in the year. It's his first single released in almost 5 years.Candace Gingrich
Candace Gingrich (; born June 2, 1966) is an American LGBT rights activist at the Human Rights Campaign. Candace is the half-sibling of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who is more than 20 years their senior.Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones (; born 25 September 1969) is a Welsh actress. Born and raised in Swansea, Zeta-Jones aspired to be an actress from a young age. As a child, she played roles in the West End productions of the musicals Annie and Bugsy Malone. She studied musical theatre at the Arts Educational Schools, London, and made her stage breakthrough with a leading role in a 1987 production of 42nd Street. Her screen debut came in the unsuccessful French-Italian film 1001 Nights (1990), and she went on to find greater success as a regular in the British television series The Darling Buds of May (1991–1993). Dismayed at being typecast as the token pretty girl in British films, Zeta-Jones relocated to Los Angeles.
Zeta-Jones established herself in Hollywood with roles that highlighted her sex appeal, such as in the action film The Mask of Zorro (1998) and the heist film Entrapment (1999). She received acclaim for her performances as a vengeful pregnant woman in Traffic (2000) and a murderous singer in the musical Chicago (2002); for the latter she won Academy and BAFTA Awards for Best Supporting Actress. She starred in high-profile films for much of the decade, including the black comedy Intolerable Cruelty (2003), the heist film Ocean's Twelve (2004), the comedy The Terminal (2004), and the romantic comedy No Reservations (2007). Parts in smaller-scale features were followed by a decrease in workload, during which she returned to stage and played an ageing actress in A Little Night Music (2009), winning a Tony Award. Zeta-Jones continued to work intermittently in the 2010s, starring in the psychological thriller Side Effects (2013) and the action film Red 2 (2013), and portrayed actress Olivia de Havilland in the FX television series Feud (2017).
Zeta-Jones is the recipient of several accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award and a Tony Award, and in 2010, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for her film and humanitarian endeavours. She supports various charities and causes, and is a prominent celebrity endorser of brands. Her struggle with depression and bipolar II disorder has been well documented by the media. She is married to American actor Michael Douglas, with whom she has two children.Donny Osmond
Donald Clark Osmond (born December 9, 1957) is an American singer, dancer, actor, and former teen idol. Osmond has also been a talk and game show host, record producer and author. In the mid-1960s, he and four of his elder brothers gained fame as the Osmonds. Osmond went solo in the early 1970s, earning several top ten hits including, "Go Away Little Girl", "Puppy Love", and later, "Soldier of Love".
For more than 40 years, he and younger sister Marie have also gained fame as Donny & Marie, partly due to the success of their 1976–79 self-titled variety series, which aired on ABC and a string of gold records. The duo also did a 1998–2000 talk show and have been headlining in Las Vegas since 2008.
Osmond is also the celebrity winner of the ninth season of Dancing with the Stars.Duncan Roy
Duncan Roy (born 8 July 1960) is an English film director and producer, script writer, art director and television personality.East 17
East 17 are an English pop boy band group consisting of original member Terry Coldwell, Robbie Craig since 2014. The original line-up also featured John Hendy, Brian Harvey and Tony Mortimer. Other former members include former Union J manager Blair Dreelan.
The group achieved 18 top-20 singles and four top-10 albums, and were one of the UK's most popular boy bands during the early to mid-1990s, aided by strong tabloid interest in their 'bad boy' image compared to the 'clean cut' image of rivals Take That. Their style blended pop and hip hop in songs such as "House of Love" and "Let It Rain".
The group have sold over 18 million albums and 1.8 million singles in the UK.Frankenstein (miniseries)
Frankenstein is a 2004 American television miniseries based on the book Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. It follows the original book more closely than other adaptations.The mini-series was nominated for ASC award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Movies of the Week/Mini-Series/Pilot (Basic or Pay). It was also nominated for an Artios award for Best Mini Series Casting.It won the 2005 Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Non-Prosthetic).
The miniseries was edited into a film. Its UK DVD is 170 minutes long, the Spanish Blu-ray is 180 minutes long, while the American DVD is 204 minutes long.Garrick/Milne Prize
The Garrick/Milne Prize was a biennial art prize which served to revive the art of theatrical painting and portraiture. The prize was set up by the Garrick Club in memory of A. A. Milne, a past member.Originally £20,000, the prize was last held in 2005 and has since been replaced by direct commissions.Guardian Student Media Award
The Guardian Student Media Awards are an annual UK-wide student journalism competition run by The Guardian newspaper.Life on Mars (UK TV series)
Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between 9 January 2006 and 10 April 2007. The series combines elements of speculative fiction and police procedural, featuring a present-day police officer from the Greater Manchester Police (played by John Simm) who wakes up in 1973 after being involved in a road accident. The title is a reference to David Bowie's 1973 single Life on Mars?, with its lyrics "Take a look at the law man, beating up the wrong guy".
An American adaptation of the series was produced by ABC and ran for one season from October 2008 to April 2009. A Spanish adaptation of the series was broadcast from April to June 2009. A Russian adaptation of the series entitled The Dark Side of the Moon was broadcast in November 2012. Czech adaptation World under the Head was broadcast by Czech Television from January to March 2017. The South Korean adaptation began broadcasting in June 2018. A sequel to the series, Ashes to Ashes, referencing another David Bowie song, aired on BBC One from February 2008 to May 2010.Order of British Columbia
The Order of British Columbia is a civilian honour for merit in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Instituted in 1989 by Lieutenant Governor David Lam, on the advice of the Cabinet under Premier Bill Vander Zalm, the order is administered by the Governor-in-Council and is intended to honour current or former British Columbia residents for conspicuous achievements in any field, being thus described as the highest honour amongst all others conferred by the British Columbia Crown.Ravenous (audio drama)
Following on directly from Doom Coalition, Ravenous is a Doctor Who audio play from Big Finish Productions starring Paul McGann as The Eighth Doctor. It consists of four box sets, each made up of four hour-long episodes, released between April 2018 – October 2019.Ready When You Are, Mr. McGill
Ready When You Are, Mr. McGill is a feature length TV drama, written by Jack Rosenthal. ITV produced two versions, in 1976 and 2003. The 1976 version was the first in a series of six single television plays called "Red Letter Days" each of which showed the events in a single, special day in someone's life. The 2003 version was a remake which was partly rewritten by Rosenthal.Rogue Trooper
Rogue Trooper is a science fiction strip in the British comic 2000 AD, created by Gerry Finley-Day and Dave Gibbons in 1981. It follows the adventures of Rogue, a "Genetic Infantryman", a genetically engineered, blue-skinned, super soldier and his three comrades' search for the Traitor General. His comrades are in the form of biochips – onto which a G.I.'s entire personality is downloaded at the time of death for later retrieval – and are named Gunnar (mounted on Rogue's rifle), Bagman (on his backpack) and Helm (on his helmet). He is genetically engineered to be immune to almost all known toxins, can submerge in strong acid unaffected, and is able to withstand a vacuum in his bare skin.
The series was rebooted in 1989 in the story "The War Machine," featuring a new version of the character called Friday. This version of the character last appeared in 1996. The original character returned in 1999 and all stories since then have featured the original Rogue. The character has also featured in a number of 2000 AD crossovers.Snow White and the Huntsman
Snow White and the Huntsman is a 2012 American fantasy film based on the German fairy tale "Snow White" compiled by the Brothers Grimm. The film is the directorial debut of Rupert Sanders, with a screenplay by Evan Daugherty, John Lee Hancock and Hossein Amini, from a screen story by Daugherty. In the film's retelling of the tale, Snow White grows up imprisoned by her evil stepmother, Queen Ravenna, a powerful sorceress. After Snow White escapes into the forest, Ravenna tells Eric, the Huntsman that she will bring back his dead wife if he captures Snow White.
The cast includes Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, and Bob Hoskins in his final film performance. The film received two Academy Award nominations for Best Visual Effects and Best Costume Design at the 85th Academy Awards. It was a success at the box office, earning $396.6 million worldwide against a $170 million budget. Although critics praised the production design, visual effects, Theron and Hemsworth's performances, musical score, and action sequences; Stewart and Claflin's performances received mixed reviews, and the screenplay was heavily criticized.
A prequel/sequel, titled The Huntsman: Winter's War, directed by the first film's visual effects supervisor Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, was released on April 22, 2016. Hemsworth, Theron, Claflin and Nick Frost reprised their roles and new characters were played by Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain. Stewart did not reprise her role, but appeared in archive footage.Twitter suspensions
Twitter may suspend accounts, temporarily or permanently, from their social networking service. Suspensions of high-profile individuals from Twitter are unusual and when they occur often attract attention in the media.