Win Silver Tickets for cult TV convention ‘TV Utopia’!

❉ Win two Silver Tickets for TV Utopia, a unique event celebrating your favourite British television from the last fifty years!

Thanks to the success of last year’s event TV Utopia is returning in 2018, and We Are Cult in association with Fantom Events are pleased to offer two lucky readers a chance to win two Silver Tickets for this unique event celebrating your favourite British television from the last fifty years, taking place at Mercure Banbury Whately Hall Hotel,  Banbury Cross, Oxfordshire from Friday 2 – Sun 4 February 2018!

Take a TV Timeslip and come and enjoy a weekend in the gorgeous Mercure Whately Hall in Banbury  with like-minded fans, for what is set to be an unmissable weekend looking at the best in drama, soap, children’s television, science fiction and fantasy!

Over the weekend you will be able to watch interviews, collect autographs, pose for photos and meet some of your television favourites.

Guests include Steven Pinder (Brookside & Crossroads), John Bowler (The Bill, Watching, Danger UXB), Ken Farrington (Coronation Street, Emmerdale, The Avengers & An Ages Of Kings), Linda Davidson (Eastenders & First Of The Summer Wine), Julia Hills (2point4 Children, Ladies In Charge & Outnumbered), John Pickard (2point4 Children, Grange Hill & Mile High), Philip Lowrie (Coronation Street), Peter Dean (Eastenders, Law & Order & Doctor Who), Spencer Banks (Timeslip & Crossroads), Cheryl Burfield (Timeslip), Alan Rothwell (Coronation Street & Heartbeat), John McArdle (Emmerdale, Brookside & Merseybeat), Irene Sutcliffe (Coronation Street, Pathfinders In Space & Miss Marple), Simon May (Theme Composer), Tom Watt (Eastenders & Space Precinct) and Chris Perry From Kaleidoscope.

In addition to stage talks, signings and photo studios with guests, attendees to TV Utopia can enjoy very special Friday and Saturday night screenings of classic and largely unseen programmes and clips from the past, in partnership with Kaleidoscope!


❉ Untransmitted in the UK, Annie Walker introduces a new audience to the residents of Coronation Street.


❉ Comedy Pilot featuring Neville Buswell & Graham Haberfield as their Corrie characters Ray Langton & Jerry Booth.


❉ A 30 minute 1982 programme documenting when the Queen visited the Coronation Street cobbles.


❉ An internal Granada Programme where the cast celebrated 21 years of the series at a private party.

Further programmes to be announced.

A Weekend Silver Pass INCLUDES:

★ ONE FREE autograph per GUEST
★ Entry to all Stage Talks
★ Evening’s Entertainment
★ Souvenir Programme

To win one of two  TV Utopia silver tickets, simply answer this question via e-mail:

Name the untransmitted comedy pilot featuring Neville Buswell and Graham Haberfield as their Coronation Street character’s Ray Langton and Jerry Booth which is being shown at TV Utopia?

E-mail your competition entry using this contact form.  The two winning entries will be selected and announced on Sunday 28 January 2018, on the website and Facebook and Twitter.

Competitions Terms and Conditions

Only one entry will be accepted per person. The competition is open to UK residents only who are at least 18 years old. Entry to a competition and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name for promotional purposes without additional consultation. Competitions are not open to We Are Cult contributors or editors.

Competition prize does not include venue accommodation, although ticket holders will be able to book a room at a special rate (Visit for more information).

The prizewinners will be selected at random by We Are Cult. Only the winners will be contacted personally. There will be no cash alternatives to prizes. We Are Cult does not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries via either the internet or post. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. We Are Cult’s decision is final in every situation, including any eventuality not covered above and no correspondence will be entered into. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them.

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