THE SPACE EVENT: INTERVIEWS WITH TREVOR HORN AND BRIAN JOHNSON (AND AUDIENCE Q&As)

TREVOR HORN

Trevor Horn is a legendary record producer and a musician. His first major work was as part of The Buggles, best known for the number one hit Video Killed the Radio Star. He went on to produce many classic singles and albums of the eighties. Singles Trevor oversaw, with a major input into their sound, include Frankie Goes to Hollywood’s Relax and Two Tribes, Grace Jones’ Slave to the Rhythm, ABC’s The Look of Love and Malcolm McLaren’s Buffalo Gals. He also produced the albums they came from. He co-formed renowned electronic group The Art of Noise, known for the singles Close to the Edit and Moments in Love. Trevor’s other production work was for artists such as Seal, Pet Shop Boys, Rod Stewart and many others. In 2019, he released the album Trevor Horn Reimagines the Eighties, with orchestral covers of songs performed by Robbie Williams, Simple Minds, Seal and others. Before becoming a full-time producer, he was a member of Yes. Trevor later produced and co-wrote the band’s huge hit, Owner of a Lonely Heart. www.trevorhorn.com

BRIAN JOHNSON

Brian Johnson began his special effects career in the fifties before his first major work, which was on Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds. He worked on 21 episodes of the classic TV series, broadcast in 1965 and 1966. He later oversaw the effects on Anderson’s Space: 1999 and designed the Eagle spacecraft. Brian’s work on that series was an influence on Star Wars. He went on to play a part in the special effects of its sequel, The Empire Strikes Back. Before that, he was special effects supervisor on Alien and later its sequel, Aliens, for which he won a BAFTA. Brian has won two Oscars, for Alien and The Empire Strikes Back. www.facebook.com/BrianJohnsonSFX

This event’s raffle prizes –

• Trevor Horn-related music: A selection of albums produced by the legendary producer
• Brian Johnson-related films: A selection of DVDs with work by the special effects supervisor and designer
• Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: Tickets to the singer/songwriter and his band at London’s Kenwood House on Sunday June 21st. Thanks to GCE LIVE. www.gcelive.com
• Nile Rodgers & CHIC with Soul II Soul: Tickets to these music legends on Saturday June 20th, also at Kenwood House. www.gcelive.com
• X-Men box set: 20 years since the first film’s release, DVDs of each of the heroes’ big screen adventures
• Stephen King at the Movies: A copy of this book on the cinematic versions of the writer’s novels and stories. Thanks to Palazzo Editions. www.palazzoeditions.com
• Quentin Tarantino: The iconic Filmmaker and his Work: A copy of this fabulous book, thanks to White Lion Publishing. www.quarto.com
• Making Movie Magic: This book has special effects supervisor John Richardson write of creating effects for James Bond, Superman, Harry Potter and more. Thanks to The History Press. www.thehistorypress.co.uk
• Sherlock: Series one of the series on DVD, marking its 10th anniversary
• Altered Images: Tickets to the band featuring Clare Grogan at Chalk in Brighton on Friday July 24th. www.facebook.com/ClareGrogansAlteredImages

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Doors 19:00

Starts at 19:30 (times may change slightly)

£18 www.thespace.uk.com