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Published on June 17th, 2012 | by Christian Cawley

Robots of Death/Storm Mine Update

The Robots of Death are coming to Manchester's Lass O'Gowrie!

Illustration by Adrian Salmon

Those of you interested in the previously-mentioned performances of Robots of Death and Storm Mine at the Fab Cafe and Lass O’Gowrie in Manchester take heed: some dates have changed!

While Paul Darrow (Blake’s 7‘s Kerr Avon) will still be appearing on July 1st, the subsequent Darrow-less run of both shows has now been rescheduled as follows:

Robots of Death – July 22nd (2pm, 4:30pm, 8pm), 23rd (7:00pm), 24th (7:00pm) at the Fab Cafe.
Storm Mine – July 28th (2pm, 5pm), 29th (2pm, 5pm, 8pm), 30th (6:30pm, 8:30pm) at the Lass O’Gowrie.

As a result the adaptation of Nigel Kneale’s classic Year of the Sex Olympics is now July 13th (6:30pm, 9pm), 14th (2:00pm, 5:00pm),  15th (2pm, 4:30pm) + 31st July (6pm, 9pm) at the Lass O’Gowrie.

If you’ve stumbled here by chance and all of this is complete news to you, then in a nutshell a Doctor-less performance (using Darrow’s character from the Kaldor City audios) of Robots of Death is being produced – with Chris Boucher’s blessing – with Paul Darrow starring on the opening night and a new cast for the subsequent run later in July. The opening night will feature Robots of Death tethered to its Kaldor City sequel Storm Mine, with each show then given a separate run, as described above.

Further details can be found in a newly-published Q&A, courtesy of Matt Badham and Gareth Kavanagh.

Meanwhile, further information can be found via the links below!

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About the Author

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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