Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Interesting question on this British TV show!
The Charlotte Ballet's production of "The Most Incredible Thing" is nominated one of the twelve outstanding dance performances of 2018. Link below.
Derek Jarman’s videos for music artists including Pet Shop Boys, The Smiths and Suede will be screened at the BFI Southbank in London on Wednesday, January 16. More information and ticket details are at the link below.
Chris and Neil are going to be working with Chris Heath soon on the next issue of the PSB yearbook, Annually, and would like to answer some of your questions in it. If you have a question, send it in an email by Friday, December 14th, to email@example.com (Alternatively, you could leave a question on Facebook or Twitter.) Details of how to pre-order your copy of Annually will be on this site soon.
A rare screening of Pet Shop Boys’ surreal 1988 film, “It Couldn’t Happen Here”, will take place at the Regent Street Cinema in London on December 14th, followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Jack Bond. More information and ticket details below.
Read at the link below about Neil’s pre-PSB stint at Marvel Comics, meeting rock star Marc Bolan and the late Stan Lee.
Thirty years after its original release, The Quietus online magazine examines “Introspective”. Link below.
“The Thing” is a new series of eight short films from Frieze magazine in which various artists each choose a single object of significance and discuss what makes it special. Neil reflects on a Bryan Ferry poster he saw in 1974 in a short film called “Sophis”. Link below.
I’ve signed a lot of books today! It’s available in bookshops (in the UK) from Thursday. Neil x (Links below to shops which have ordered some signed books.)
These shoes were worn by Neil while performing “The Pop Kids" on The Graham Norton Show in 2016. You can bid to buy them in a celebrity shoe auction to benefit the Small Steps Project which supports children around the world who live on rubbish dumps and survive from scavenging. The online auction starts on November 1st. Link below.
The full recording of last night’s book discussion between Neil Tennant and Michael Bracewell at EartH Hackney is now available as a downloadable podcast from The Quietus at the link below. Apologies to anyone who had difficulty streaming the live event yesterday but heavy demand caused the server to crash.
Thanks to everyone who came to the book event tonight. Some excellent questions from the audience! Hope you enjoy reading the book and you can listen to a recording of the interview with Michael Bracewell at The Quietus website. Neil x
There’s an interview in The Guardian with Neil discussing his forthcoming book. Link below.
Thanks to everyone who sent me birthday wishes. Much appreciated. Love, Chris xx
A short essay about PSB has been published in the latest issue of the monthly art magazine Frieze. Link below.
Nice to attend the Tate Britain annual party and view of the Turner Prize show. Amazingly, it's 20 years since I was a Turner Prize judge! Neil x