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Talkin’ Comic-Con: A Cup O’ Tea with An Englishman In San Diego
s04e41 (28th May 2017)


~ INTERVIEW: EMILY MOBERLY (Traveling Stories) / STEPHEN PARKER & STEVEN BRANDON (Game Of Thrones: The Musical) ~

We’ve got a cracking episode today, covering everything SDCC Off-Site – there are so many events and distractions taking place around San Diego Comic-Con, it’s almost enough that you never have to set foot inside the Convention Centre!

There’s going to be a massive WYNONNA EARP fan event, which also forms part of a prize package that Traveling Stories has put together for a lucky entrant. Emily Moberly from TS joins us to talk about the organisation’s fine work, raising children’s literacy in the community, as well as letting us spread the word about the SDCC sweepstake in its final stretch.

(Find out more about Traveling Stories at http://travelingstories.org, and then enter to win the Ultimate SDCC Fan Experience at https://travelingstories.tapkat.org/wincomic-conexperience/)

Then we’re joined by Stephen Parker and Steven Brandon, the manic minds behind GAME OF THRONES: THE MUSICAL, an incredible mashup between toe-tapping music and the works of George R.R. Martin! The show is coming to San Diego throughout the run of Comic-Con, and we’ll be talking about what it takes to put on such an extravaganza during the melee that is SDCC.

(Find out more about Game Of Thrones: The Musical at https://www.gotthemusical.com/, including getting tickets for this years performances.)

All of this, and Leonard and Alyssa will be going through all the other events happening in town during Comic-Con, including a Conan How-To Guide and what to expect from Conival and Syfy, as well as of the weeks SDCC news and updates… What a show!!


TALKIN’ COMIC-CON: A CUP O’ TEA WITH AN ENGLISHMAN IN SAN DIEGO is the weekly San Diego Comic-Con and con culture live podcast, broadcasting every Sunday (6pm GMT / 10am PT / 1pm ET) and hosted by Leonard Sultana, joined by Alyssa Franks.

Each week, the best bloggers on t’web talk about San Diego Comic-Con, about con & pop culture and, for an hour or so, we invite guests to talk to us and get nerdy and geeky about everything that orbits the Best Pop Culture Convention On The Planet!

YOU can watch and interact online, either by Twitter (tweeting with the hashtag #CupOTeaSDCC) or via the Hangout Event Q&A. Schedules permitting, Leonard will be joined by guests from the SDCC blogging community and some surprises!

Our Guests, this week:

  • Alyssa Franks, Friends of Comic Con Forum
  • Emily Moberly (Traveling Stories)
  • Stephen Parker (Game Of Thrones: The Musical)
  • Steven Brandon (Game Of Thrones: The Musical)
  • …more Special Guests to be announced

If you have anything you’d like to have discussed in these Comic-Con shows, please put a suggestion in the comments – we’d love to hear what you’d like to talk about. And don’t forget to join in the conversation LIVE during the show, using the Q&A button in the video preview above or on Twitter (#CupOTeaSDCC)

See you all, this and every Sunday, at 6pm GMT… LIVE!

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