The Day the Earth Caught Fire - Science Fiction Film Night

day-the-earth-caught-fireJoin science and science-fiction experts to discover the fact and fiction behind the classic film 'The Day the Earth Caught Fire'.  

Simultaneous atomic bomb tests by the USA and the Soviet Union knock the Earth from its orbit and send it spiralling toward the Sun.  The 'Day the Earth Caught Fire' is a British science fiction disaster film starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern and Janet Munro. It was directed by Val Guest and released in 1961. 

This themed film night, to tie in with the European Planetary Science Congress, includes a panel discussion with experts:
Dr. Marek Kukula (Royal Observatory Greenwich)
Dr. Louisa Preston (Open University)
Martin Archer (Imperial College London)
Paul Cornell (Dr. Who Writer)

Doors: 7pm
Film rating: Certificate 15
Tickets: £5 (booking fee £2.50 per transaction)

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Venue details

Bloomsbury Theatre
15 Gordon Street
London
WC1H 0AH

Website: http://www.thebloomsbury.com/event/run/1834
Start Time: 10/Sep/2013 19:45
End Time: 10/Jun/2013 22:00