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Cells and Celluloid
« on: 10 March, 2017, 06:24:58 PM »
The galaxy's greatest got a shout out on the latest edition of this Radio 4 show-somebody mentioned a story in an early prog featured a story with giant Tardigrades, does this ring a bell for anyone?

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Re: Cells and Celluloid
« Reply #1 on: 10 March, 2017, 07:19:00 PM »
They're maybe referring to the Biogs from the early Dan Dare strip that Mr Belardinelli drew. I think they had a passing resemblance to tardigrades.

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Re: Cells and Celluloid
« Reply #2 on: 10 March, 2017, 07:23:14 PM »
They're maybe referring to the Biogs from the early Dan Dare strip that Mr Belardinelli drew. I think they had a passing resemblance to tardigrades.

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Re: Cells and Celluloid
« Reply #3 on: 10 March, 2017, 07:38:31 PM »
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Re: Cells and Celluloid
« Reply #4 on: 10 March, 2017, 08:12:50 PM »

Thanks all. I was going to mention this anyway - it's a special crossover between Radio Four's Film Programme and Inside Science.

It's an interesting show - the visual effects guest, Paul Franklin, worked on Attack The Block, Interstellar, and Civil War - but the Tardigrade talk starts at 47m 20s, the Dan Dare discussion is at 49 m 55s:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08h08kh



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Re: Cells and Celluloid
« Reply #5 on: 11 March, 2017, 12:15:45 PM »
Heard that programme by chance. Very interesting and always a thrill to hear 2ad mentioned in the wider world...