You may have read how we kept the This is England series looking authentic by working closely with our production company, The Treatment DTG. Having recently produced a number of delicate chiffon prints for another client, the This is England ‘90 costume designer called up on us to work with an illustrator to help to transfer Lol into a blushing bride.
Is there really anything more comforting than a good box set? Whether it’s curling up with the curtains drawn in the grips of a deathly hangover, or reclining with a slice of pizza in the company of friends, there’s nothing quite like the escapism afforded by a classic TV box set. We want to share our favourite 5...
In both real life and on TV, we’ve all encountered a person we really don’t get along with. But for some reason, instead of ignoring them as we should, we give them more attention and we feed the characteristics they have that irritate us. That’s why we’ve put together a list of fictional characters we’ve encountered that we just love to hate.
She’s best known for playing alluring inmate, Stella Carlin, in the Netflix hit Orange Is The New Black, but aside from her piercing blue eyes and open gender fluidity, we believe it’s the tattoos that really make Ruby Rose memorable. Here at 8 Ball we love Ruby’s signature tats and have picked out our top 5 favourites.
Doctor Who – the man whose face and personality has undergone twelve reincarnations since the show first hit our television screens back in 1963. As the show returns, we want to get you in the mood for the brand new series. So we’ve travelled back in time to reflect on the changing faces of the infamous Time Lord, and pulled out some fascinating and little known factoids about each.
It’s always a sombre moment when the end of your favourite TV show looms. Putting off that one last episode in fear of never knowing a single thing more about the characters you’ve seen more of than your own family for the past few months… or years. Discover which box set you should watch next by taking our interactive quiz.
The team at 8Ball were privileged, when we were asked to supply a number of garments to be worn in the latest of the ‘This Is England’ series, ‘This Is England ’90’. So when we were approached to create two t-shirts for the characters Flip and Higgy, it wasn’t just the 24 hours from concept to shooting that was the main challenge – it was creating something that seemed authentic.
It’s been a household hit for many years, and today marks the 25th anniversary of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air hitting our screens. With Will Smith recently announcing that he wants to make a modern remake of this classic TV show, we decided to reminisce on some of our favourite bits of the show as a #TBT treat.
We’ve heard of people naming their babies after influential figures in their life such as family or friends. But now people are giving their baby’s unusual names and are turning to their favourite fictional characters for inspiration. Some of the most popular names originate from a range of box sets and films that have spanned decades, including Star Wars and Game of Thrones.
Spoilers… spoilers… and more spoilers. Doing the rounds over the last couple of days has been a pretty interesting graphic drawn up by Reddit user ChallengeResponse, who painstaking gathered IMDB ratings for over 100 TV series and plotted the difference between the average episode rating against that of the series finale.
The final episode of True Detective is about to hit our screens – hooray! But, if you are anything like the rest us then you are probably just as baffled by the complex and overlapping storylines that we’ve been introduced to throughout the series. Through our comical (and bizarre) invention – we’ve created the True Detective 2 random scenario generator.
During the Doctor Who panel on Thursday, Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi appeared alongside Jenna Coleman, Michelle Gomez and executive producer/showrunner Steven Moffat to tease the upcoming ninth series ahead of its September 19th release. With some spoilers, a surprise cameo and a guitar playing Doctor check out the trailer here…