Being Human, Doctor Who, Primeval Guests Announced For KAPOW!

Acclaimed Doctor Who scriptwriter (“Rise Of The Cybermen”, "The Age Of Steel”, “The Girl Who Waited”) and writer/creator of hit Comedy Central sitcom Threesome Tom MacRae and actor Russell Tovey ( Being Human , Sherlock ) come to Kapow! to talk about the relationship between writing sci-fi drama and television comedy by asking the question: how much is creating a joke like constructing a high concept narrative?

Joining them on the panel will be stars of the sitcom Adam Garcia ( Threesome , House ), actress and comedy writer Lucy Brown ( Primeval ) and comedian Tom Allen.

In addition to comic-book panels with Marvel, DC, Image and Millarworld, other events taking place include An Audience with Nick Frost , Noel Clarke Q&A with exclusive footage from Storage 24 , the creative team behind Batman: Arkham City from Rocksteady Studios, British writer and director Gareth Evans talking The Raid , two of Britain’s biggest comedians as Jimmy Carr interviews Frankie Boyle live about his love of geek culture, plus the much-loved TV personality and comic-book writer Jonathan Ross talking America’s Got Powers .

Live interviews with huge film, TV and comic stars will be taking place all weekend at the Total Film , SFX and Comic Heroes stage, plus the massive cosplay competition.

Tickets for Kapow! are only available in advance and through the website . Tickets for Kapow! 2011 sold out ahead of the event, so get your tickets now.

Dave Golder
Freelance Writer

Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.