BBC Proms 2019
Published annually to accompany the world's greatest classical music festival, the Festival Guide contains illustrated articles on composers and performers and complete listings for over 150 concerts, ranging from folk music to classical symphonies, concerti and choral works. The Guide also provides booking information and broadcast programme times.
Radio Times Guide to Films 2018
The enlarged and redesigned 18th edition of the Radio Times Guide to Films has reviews and information for 24,600 films, including 542 new entries on the year's new and re-released movies and titles released by Netflix. The main A–Z covers everything from blockbusters to documentaries, with brief reviews, cast lists, star ratings and highlighted entries for 100 landmark films; and there are separate comprehensive listings of directors, actors and awards.
Medal Yearbook 2018
The Independent Price Guide and Collector's Handbook
This 24th edition of the Medal Yearbook is an invaluable reference for collectors, giving details of prices, auctioneers, dealers and specialist booksellers as well as detailed, illustrated entries on hundreds of medals, from the Order of the Garter to the Dickin medal for bravery by birds and animals. The main listings are indexed and there is also a cumulative index to the journal Medal News. For 2018, due to costs, the Yearbook does not cover Commonwealth medals.
The Rupert Annual
First appearing in the 1920s, the enduringly popular Rupert the Bear comic strip still features in The Daily Express today, and this is his 82nd annual. The stories include an adventure from 1939, as well as a brand new tale, ‘Rupert and the Christmas Birds’, and there are games and instructions for making Christmas decorations. Age 7+
The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art
Every year since 1994 the Spectrum Awards have been given for art on a fantasy, horror or science-fiction theme, with the best entries reproduced in a handsome art book. The 15th-anniversary annual presents more than 400 wildly diverse works – created for advertising, books, comics, exhibitions, magazines, video games or just the artist's satisfaction – and includes a review of the year plus a tribute to the winner of the Grand Master Award, comic artist Al Williamson (1931–2010).
ABC Rail Guide 2014
The Ian Allan ABC Rail Guide has been published since the 1940s and is the essential reference for enthusiasts, listing all the locomotives, multiple units, coaches and track machines operating in the UK. This 2014 edition reflects a significant number of changes made on the network during 2013 including new locomotives and multiple units ordered and entering service and new details of the Intercity Express Programme to replace the old HST stock on mainline routes.