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Next Event: Star Trek in Concert – The Royal Albert Hall 2nd/3rd June

Star Trek The Royal Albert Hall There's still a chance to get your tickets for Star Trek in Concert at the prestigious Royal Albert Hall and now there's even more reason to book! The Royal Albert Hall have announced a science talk and a quiz to coincide with the Saturday showing.
Science Behind The Movies
On Saturday 2nd of June there is a pre-show before the showing of the 2009 Star Trek Movie. Astrophysicist Dr Roberto Trotta will lead us through the ultimate voyage around the science (and the fiction!) behind some of your favourite sci-fi movies. From cloaking devices to alien civilizations, from warp drives to transporters, find out how sci-fi writers have boldly gone where no scientist has gone before – yet. Dr Roberto Trotta is an acclaimed science communicator and theoretical cosmologist at Imperial College, London, where he studies the properties and nature of dark matter … Continue Reading ››

Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage – Review

image We had been banging on about it for while but did it live up to the hype? Yes Sir it did! We arrived at the Royal Abert Hall early so we could meet friends and get acquainted with the bar. We were thrilled to bump into our friend Michael Clark from Visionary Trek and his friend Victoria. Photo:Mclark1701 We don't want to give spoilers about exactly what they played as the show has just started its tour but here's an overview of how it went and what you can expect. The live orchestra is positioned under a large screen that plays clips from all movies and series to accompany the music. It was split into segments that is narrated by Michael Dorn. The segments included dedications to different aspects for example; each crew, to the captains, to aliens and the Enterprise. There were also themes such as wisdom, … Continue Reading ››

Ron Jones Interview – Star Trek The Ulimate Voyage

Ahead of Sunday's trektastic concert at the Royal Albert Hall, we were kindly offered the opportunity to talk to Ron Jones who was the composer on Star Trek The Next Generation on seasons 1-4. Ron will be appearing as a guest conductor at Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage on Sunday 1st November and we understand there are still some tickets left, but be quick! TGs: You continued the theme of classical music scores in to TNG, do you know how that decision came about? RJ: There was a lot of discussion between Gene Roddenberry and Bob Justman. Paramount and the executive side were worried as TNG was so different with a bald British captain, a Klingon on the bridge, a different cast. They were worried that the TOS fans would see this and be in shock. They told us liberally to use weed out the theme from Jerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage's themes from … Continue Reading ››