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Grace Jones to publish her memoirs

Actress and musician Grace Jones will release her memoirs this autumn.

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Comic-Con: Extra Brits

Whilst the Star Wars, Hunger Games, Doctor Who and Game of Thrones panels at this year’s Comic-Con are likely to garner acres of coverage, there are some interesting panels involving British talent to watch out for as well.

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Swallows and Amazons finally flies to the big screen

Filming has finally begun on a film version of Arthur Ransome’s classic story, Swallows and Amazons. I say finally because I spent years tracking this film through development and pre-production and, to be honest, I thought the cameras would never roll. But they are!

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Celebs contribute to fairytale app

Stephen Fry, Ewan McGregor and Joan Collins are among the celebs contributing to a new fairytale app.

The GivingTales app has been developed has been developed with Sir Roger Moore and is aiming to raise money for UNICEF.

The Princess and the Pea, read by Moore, is free and the other fairy tales are £2.51 to download. The app is available on Apple, Android and Windows Phone 8.

Additional stories include The Emperor’s New Clothes (narrated by Dame Joan Collins), The Little Match Girl (narrated by Ewan McGregor) and The Ugly Duckling (narrated by Stephen Fry).

The app is available now.