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What’s On Stage Theatregoers’ Choice Awards, 2009

The Norman Conquests has been nominated for 5 awards in the What’s On Stage 2009 Awards – the only theatre awards in the UK voted for by the public!

The trilogy has been nominated for Best Ensemble Performance, Best Play Revival, Best Director, Set Designer, and the highly respected AKA Theatre Event of the Year.

Anyone can vote so head over to the What’s On Stage voting page and cast your vote for The Norman Conquests!

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

It has been announced that Jessica is to take part a World AIDS Day gala fundraising performance of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens on the 1 December 2008.

“In the spirit of the original production, Rebel Theatre have gathered an eclectic galaxy of stars from London’s theatre scene, who have all donated their time to take part in this unique event. Familiar faces from television perform alongside West End stars and darlings of the cabaret circuit to raise money for Terrence Higgins Trust (registered charity no. 288527), the UK’s largest HIV and sexual health charity”

Doors of the bar opens at 23.00
Performance begins at 23.30
Tickets From £15

To find out more about the event and to book tickets click here.
Old Vic 24 Hour Plays 2008

It has been announced this morning that Jessica is to take part in The Old Vic’s 24 Hour Plays on the 30 November 2008.

This year’s cast includes Josh Hartnett, Martin Freeman, Julia Davis, Sally Phillips, Tim Pigott-Smith, Michelle Ryan and the event will be hosted by James Corden and Johnny Vaughan.

To find out more about the event and to book tickets click here.

2009 Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers’ Choice Awards

There is a chance for The Norman Conquests and Jessica to be nominated for this years 2009 Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers’ Choice Awards. Click here to be taken to the nominations page to vote for The Norman Conquests and Jessica!

Lets see how many votes we can get for Jessica and the show!
The nominations close on the 1 December.

Let us know on the forum when you have nominated!This July, the clever and edgy comedy series that started it all for
the award-winning team behind Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, Spaced
will be available for the first time in North America in a new
collector’s DVD set from BBC Video. From creator-stars Simon Pegg
(Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) and Jessica Hynes (nee Stevenson)
(Shaun of the Dead, Son of Rambow), this 3-disc set features all
14 surreal episodes of the award-winning show, described by Pegg
as “a cross between The Simpsons, The X-Files and Northern Exposure.”
Spaced: The Complete Series will arrive in stores on July 22, 2008 for
suggested retail price of $49.98 ($62.48 in Canada).
The prebook date is June 17, 2008.

New exclusive commentary with director Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg,
Jessica Hynes (nee Stevenson) and guests Quentin Tarantino,
Kevin Smith, Bill Hader, Matt Stone, Patton Oswalt and Diablo Cody.

Exclusive Spaced On Stage reunion Q&A recorded at the National Film
Theatre, London in October 2007.

“Skip to the End” – Exclusive feature length documentary
“Spaced Jam” by Osymyso
Outtakes
Trailers
Deleted scenes
Raw footage
Photo gallery
Homage-O-Meter – An onscreen feature that tracks each pop-culture reference
Newly updated cast and crew biographies

More information can be found here – tvshowsondvd.com

Stand Up Get Down!

With Jessica, DJ Format and friends.
Wednesday 18 June 2008. 7pm till late.

What is Stand Up Get Down?

It’s a bit of comedy; it’s a bit of dance and loads of fun. And it’s all in the name of NCH, The Children’s Charity.

The night begins with some cracking stand up comedy.
When we are all laughed out the floor will be cleared
for some serious dancing.

Jessica Hynes (nee Stevenson – Spaced, Shaun of The Dead,
The Royle Family, Son of Rambow) will be having a crack
at live stand up for the first time ever! As curator she
is rounding up some of her pals from the worlds of comedy,
film and music to come and join in the fun.

DJ Format will be keeping order on the decks and bringing
some ‘back in the day’ beats to proceedings.
Guest comedians and DJs will be announced in the run up
to the event, with more surprises on the night.

For tickets and more information check out www.standupgetdown.org.uk

Keep an eye on the forum and the stand up get down website for updates on the line up.

Jessica Hynes fan interview 2008!

I am so happy to be able to announce that we are going to be running a fan interview with Jessica.

Spaced can now be found on iTunes !

Channel 4 has allowed a selection of its comedy
shows to be made available to download through
iTunes. Along with Spaced you can also download
Black Books (in which Jessica also has a cameo)
and Peep Show along with a number of others.
Each episode is £1.89 and you can purchase the whole of
seasons 1 and 2 for £8.99 each.