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The Host – Harrison talks Horror Classics, Scary Situations Abroad and Burgers with Mike Beckingham, Ruby Turner and Writer/Producer Zachary Weckstein

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The Host – Harrison talks Horror Classics, Scary Situations Abroad and Burgers with Mike Beckingham, Ruby Turner and Writer/Producer Zachary Weckstein!!!

Where is the best place you’ve ever eaten a burger and what was in it?

Mike Beckingham – Well I’m a pescatarian so am I allowed to say a ‘Lobster Roll’?! Does that count as a burger? When I was out on the East Coast of America a friend of mine Tim Abell took me to the coast and we ate this freshly made (literally just out the sea) Lobster Roll with this incredible sauce. The Lobster roll with these gorgeous New England surroundings made it the best I think.

Ruby Turner – The best burger I’ve ever tasted was from Burger King. One night after seeing the Lion King in London, and making our way back to the train station we decided to grab a burger for the journey. It was the best I’ve ever tasted. That Double Whopper had just the right amount of everything!

Zachary Weckstein – The best burger I’ve ever had was at the Amsterdam Burger ‘n Shake. It was while we were filming the burger scene of the feature film THE HOST. The meat was so tender, the bread was amazing, and all the toppings were crispy fresh. They have over 10 organic flavours of milk shakes, too!

What is the scariest situation you’ve ever been in while being abroad and what happened?

Mike Beckingham – As you’re still a teenager Harrison I’ll keep it PG13. There was a time I was in Spain with some friends, and we thought it a good idea to buy a couple of dingy’s to use in the sea. We went down to the sea on an out of the way path, got in our dingy’s and just relaxed under the hot sunshine. Little did we know but we had all fallen asleep and when we woke up we had drifted quite far out to sea. We had to jump out and paddle with our feet back to shore, which I think took over an hour with a sort of relay thing going on. Safe to say I stick close to the shore nowadays.

Ruby Turner – Many years ago doing a recording session in Switzerland for Culture Club, we had a day off from the Studio. So myself and the other session singer, Helen Terry, decided to take a train up to the mountains. It was terrifying! The sheer drop from the outside of the train was horrendous to see. We couldn’t wait to return to the ground level.

Zachary Weckstein – When I was snowboarding in Austria and went off-piste, and found myself getting close to a waterfall. There was all this barbed wire fencing and I had to try and climb up the mountain in heavy powder. Lying on my stomach , I used my board to pull myself up the mountain. I hit the top of a cave, the snow poured in, and I fell into the cave. I prayed, and eventually after an hour of trying to get out, I found the right position to get out. I’ve been more careful since.

What is the worst Hotel experience you’ve ever had and why was it so bad? 

Mike Beckingham – I won’t mention any business name but I did once stay in a place that seemed very lovely from the outset. Gorgeous building, really lovely room. However during the night, I couldn’t sleep and kept feeling like a pin prick at different parts of my back. After just a couple of hours sleep it was morning and when I woke up my entire back was covered in bed bug bites, it was scary and painful at the same time. Due to be being in America I wasn’t sure which medication to take. I then had a reaction to a medication and an awful night the following night as well. Not fun times! 

You perform in an underground Triad club in ‘The Host’ – where was the toughest place you’ve ever performed and why was it so tough?

Ruby Turner – I have played in some amazing venues over the years, but this particular venue was different. A small tent in Ireland. There was no room for anyone to move. Getting on stage meant climbing over all sorts to get to the microphone. Then it was having to lean on the piano to sing so half the audience couldn’t see you. We have great sound engineers so the people got to hear us even though they couldn’t see who was singing.

If you found yourself in either Robert or Steve’s position would you do what they had to do?

Zachary Weckstein – If I was Steve, and was having an argument with my brother, I wouldn’t end the argument with him walking away. I’m one who has to conclude disagreements and sort things out at the time, not later. That being said, I would still have searched for him, and followed the cookie crumbs to wherever they lead to find him.

Like Robert, we have sometimes made the wrong choices and have gone down that wrong road. I believe and have been taught to learn from any mistakes, and think before doing. First mistake of Robert’s was the affair with his bosses wife. Instead of then choosing the road of stealing money to remedy my problems, I would get off the slippery slope and on to the path of hard work with better days ahead instead of looking for the impulsive quick fix.

The Host takes some inspiration from classic Horror’s – what’s your favourite horror movie of all time and why do you like it? Mike you’re allowed to say ‘Shaun of the Dead’ if you want to keep your brother (Simon Pegg) happy!!! 

Mike Beckingham – Lol! Harrison I have been reliably informed you’ve seen SOTD, and whoever showed you, they have great taste and I really hope you enjoyed it. Of course SOTD is my favourite horror but if I wasn’t allowed to choose that then my favourite horror has to be ‘The Exorcist’, nothing comes close to it for me. Released in 1973 they had priests walking up and down cinema queues blessing people, the film had that big an impact and still does in my opinion. It’s the ultimate Good Vs Evil and some incredible performances to boot. I would strongly recommend you give it a watch if the time is right and you’re parents will allow it, and when you do let me know what you think.

Ruby Turner – I think Psycho has to be the most terrifying film I’ve ever seen. I was very young when it first came out into the cinemas. I can say it’s still the most scary film that first comes to mind every time.

Zachary Weckstein – My favourite horror film would have to be Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Mama’. If I choose for a darker film, I normally choose a psychological thriller for the richness of the story. This horror is a true exception with an amazing impactful story, with so many twists, really dramatic, amazing colouring and very well produced subtle special effects. This ghost story offers cinematography and sound that the audience will never forget.

What scares you most in real life?

Mike Beckingham – Might sound silly to most but probably letting people down. I set myself high standards and much like in The Host sometimes even a good person can make a bad decision and when this happens it’s tough to take, I’m hard on myself. I try to be very aware of how I impact others. So probably that… oh and Spiders.

Ruby Turner – I don’t like Creepy Crawleys Spiders, toads and such!

Zachary Weckstein – As a child, I was afraid of so many things, and it was wonderful and so empowering to get over each fear one-by-one. Now I don’t have fears and can share those past nightmares in stories and films.

Available on Video on Demand 17/4/20 (15) 

American Express presents BST Hyde Park 2020 – Highlights 2015-19

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American Express presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2020 – Harrison, Con and Bex at the Festival 2015 to 2019!!!

American Express presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2nd July-11th July 2020!!!

2019!!!

Harrison and Con with Feeder’s Grant Nicholas!!!

Feeder on stage!!!

Harrison and Con back stage!!!

Harrison and Con with the entire British Summer Time Audience behind them!!!

Texas!!!

Green Festival – Recycling waste areas!!!

Free Drinking Water!!!

Sign Language available on screens for the hard of hearing!!!

Harrison and Con signing with the Performance Interpreting team by the stage!!!

Back stage Hospitality VIP areas!!!

Keane!!!

Black Eye Peas!!!

Inside the Press Room!!!

Robbie Williams!!!

2018!!!

Bruno Mars!!!

Michael Buble!!!

Music Legend Van Morrison!!!

Makaton/Sign Language for all songs on stage!!!

Back stage at British Summer Time Hyde Park!!!

Con get’s ready to see Michael Buble on a very rainy London night!!!

England Vs Croatia World Cup Semi Final!!!

Con and Bex with Capital FM’s Marvin Humes!!!

Con and Bex with the Lightning Seeds – Ian Broudie proudly shows off their trophy for being No1 in the charts with ‘Three Lions’!!!

Three Lions!!!

World Cup Semi Final – England v Croatia!!!

Goal!!!

Final Score 2-1 to Croatia!!!

It’s the End for now – but the start of a new era for England. Roll on Euro 2020 – Its Coming Home!!!

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park’s OPEN HOUSE 2018!!!

Live Bands!!!

Wimbledon 2018 Live!!!

Barclaycard Perk Park!!!

Blingo Bingo!!!

The Greatest Showman!!!

 

Eric Clapton!!!

Bex back stage!!!

Makaton/Sign Language for all songs on stage!!!

Lucas Nelson and the Promise of the Real!!!

Bex with the MSF charity volunteers!!!

Bex with Italian superstar Zucherro!!!

Tasty Burgers!!!

Chas and Dave!!!

Media Area Concert live stream – Steve Winwood!!!

Santana!!!

Legendary Eric Clapton on stage!!!

Big screens all around Hyde Park and check out the bottom left corner!!!

…its our friends doing the Makaton/Sign Language!!!

Bex picture of Eric Clapton!!!

Roger Waters!!!

Con behind the British Summer Time stage!!!

Richard Ashcroft!!!

Makaton/Sign Language for all songs on stage!!!

Pink Floyd Legend Roger Waters!!!

Con with the Roger Waters fans at the front of British Summer Time Hyde Park!!!

Con with Pink Floyd legend Nick Mason!!!

2017!!!

Justin Bieber on stage – WE BELIEBE!!!

Harrison with Mega Green Day fan Matt Cardle!!!

Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong on stage!!!

2016!!!

Stars playing on the main stage throughout the day!!!

Harrison, Con and Bex with Jamie Lawson!!!

Olly Murs on Stage!!!

All set for the mighty Take That!!!

Special Guest Lulu joins the boys on stage for Relight My Fire!!!

Never Forget Finale!!!

Incredible Firework display – Bex Loved these!!!!

2015!!!

Union J – Bex shows off her much loved “JJ’s” (Union J figures) she carries around in her “JJ Bag” to the boys!!!

Bex, Union J and her “JJ’s”!!!

Big Hugs with George!!! (Not to make anyone jealous – but she had a big hug with Josh, Jaymi and JJ too)

Union J sign Bex’s ‘JJ Bag’

Union J at the Playstation Music VIP Stage!!!

Dick and Dom!!!

Justin Fletcher!!!

Justin with Bex – Fresh from the stage and looking a little bit Messy.

Callabro!!!

Luke Friend!!!

Disney Frozen Record attempt!!!

Disney First Class Chefs Georgia Lock and Finney Cassidy on stage to help sing ‘LET IT GO’

LEGO NINJAGO!!!

Peppa Pig and George!!!

Playstation Music Stage – Harrison and Con meet the Bands!!!

Backstage!!!

Broken Hands!!!

Oscar!!!

The Beach!!!

Ryan O’Reilly!!!

Blur!!!

DC Comics – Superman Red Son

By HOME ENT

DC Comics – Superman Red Son review by Harrison

Available on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital Download 16/3/20 (15) 5 Stars

Youth #Gottit View:
If you love DC Comic characters this is a must see Superman movie – even if you never watch anime or mature animation. Much like ‘Joker’ – Superman Red Son is a very unique super hero experience. Highly Recommended!!!

Harrison with Jason Isaccs (the Voice of Superman in ‘Red Son’)!!!

My Hero One’s Justice 2

By HOME ENT

Available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, XBox One and PC 13/3/20 (PEGI 12) 4 Stars

Parent View:
When you’re looking for some fast paced ‘Arcade style’ fighting action – you can’t really fail with a Bandai Namco Anime video game. Highly Recommended!!!

Harrison at ‘Friday Night Dinner’ Series 6 Screening & Launch Party!

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Harrison at the ‘Friday Night Dinner’ Series 6 Screening and Launch Party!!!

Harrison with Simon Bird (Adam) and Tom Rosenthal (Johnny)!!!

Tamsin Greig (Jackie)!!!

Paul Ritter (Martin)!!!

Robert Popper (Writer and Creator)!!!

Martin Dennis (Director)!!!

Tracy Ann Oberman (Auntie Val)!!!

Rosie Cavaliero (Jim’s Jackie)!!!

Friday Night Dinner season 6 returns to Channel 4 March 27th at 10pm – Review CLICK HERE!!!

Amazon Prime Video Star Trek Picard review by Harrison

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Amazon Prime Video Star Trek Picard review by Harrison

Available on Amazon Prime Video 24/1/20 (12) 4.5 Stars 

Parent View:
We’ve only seen one episode so its hard to fully review this new Star Trek show – but from what we’ve seen it certainly feels like a quality extension to the Universe and we’ll definitely be watching the entire season. This is a Sci-Fi Event not to be missed – Highly Recommended!!!

Harrison talks to the stars of Star Trek at the Star Trek Picard UK Premiere!!!

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Harrison talks to the stars of Star Trek at the Star Trek Picard UK Premiere!!!

Isa Briones (Dahj)!!!

Michelle Hurd (Raffi Musiker)!!!

Harry Treadaway (Narek)!!!

Jonathan Del Arco (Hugh/Third of Five/Fantome)!!!

Jason Isaccs (Gabriel Lorca – Star Trek Discovery)!!!

Harrison at the Amazon Prime Star Trek Picard UK Premiere CLICK HERE!!!

Star Trek: Picard launches on Amazon Prime Video on 24th January 2020!!!