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Issue #A01 • ships from Oct 26 2005
News-stand Price UK £3.50 / US $4.99

A new magazine from
Visual Imagination

• Our glossy new magazine embraces the whole entertainment industry. The Works recognizes that people who love movies also watch, read play and listen to a whole lot more.

We explore the best of British and American television, follow the latest in the music industry and the best movies from both sides of the Atlantic are showcased.

We'll also be immersing ourselves in the world of computer game entertainment our regular books column seeks to find next must-have page-turners, and we’ll showcase the best DVDs on the market in films,and television.

We’ll focus on everything you should be watching or reading in the entertainment world – and the things that everyone is talking about. With hot entertainment news, lively and fun editorial, incisive reviews, of monthly essentials and unparalleled interviews and features, The Works is everything in entertainment in one magazine.

In (pre-launch) Issue 1
you will find…

• They’re thousands of miles away from civilization – maybe more! – but they can’t escape from The Works. We track the stars of this creepy tv drama to their desert island as Matthew Fox and Evangeline Lilly reveal how the massive success of the show has changed their lives.
PLUS: What’s it all about? We present our theories to the secrets of the island, while co-creator Damon Lindelof offers some tantalizing hints to what lies ahead.

Walliams and LucasLittle Britain
• It's back, with old favourites and some new faces… But is this the end for BBC3’s most successful cross-over cross-dressing comedy? We banter with stars Matt Lucas and David Walliams

Depeche ModeDepeche Mode
• A silver anniversary, a new album, and the group is more popular than ever. Songwriter, musician and singer Martin Gore reveals where the band is heading…

Anna Maxwell MartinBleak House
• Charles Dickens’s vast novel appears on BBC1 in twice-weekly instalments. Leading lady Anna Maxwell Martin tells us why it’s going to be the must-see show of the season…

Desperate Housewives
• Still clutching her Emmy Award, Felicity Huffman, best known as put-upon Lynette, discusses the hit show that has made her an international star. Find out how life and love could be changing for her in the second season…

The Book Group
• It’s the water cooler phenomenon, as enjoyed by avid book readers. Our reporter joins a group and gets the inside track. Why do people join? What are they reading? And why are book groups becoming more and more successful?

King Kong
• Get ready for this big cinematic remake to blast the box office, as the massive monster looks set to trample the competition… Director Peter Jackson’s tells us what’s in store

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
• Harry’s back in a fourth movie, and at last he’s coming face to face with his evil enemy Lord Voldemort. Director Mike Newell discusses the trials, tribulations and sheer joy of bringing JK Rowling’s magical hero to the screen


• Mark Gatiss on playing the strange Ambrose Chapfel in the BBC Three series

Star Wars: Episode III
• Star Hayden Christensen on the movie and the game!

The Touch
• Author Liu Hong on her new novel

Works in Progress
  • Picture Previews of Doctor Who – Season 2, The Producers and the second Scissor Sisters album
By Popular Demand
  • The entertainment we’d like to see This issue: TV spin-offs!
Then and Now
  • The evolution of Depeche Mode, from 1981 to 2005
Inner Workings
  • How classic moments made it to the silver screen
    Hang onto your cowboy hats, as Creator/writer/director Joss Whedon reveals the making of Serenity’s most thrilling sequence in words and pictures
The Golden Years
  • What you were watching, reading and listening to, in…
The Works Top 10
  • This issue:
    Counting down the greatest Kate Bush songs ever
Shooting the Breeze
  • Idle banter with the stars of stage and screen
    We hook up with comedian Bill Bailey for some purely ridiculous chat
The Water Cooler
  • The greatest moments in entertainment revisited
    At the water cooler with Jack and Karen in Will & Grace
Reviews, including…
  • TV
    Nip/Tuck – New Season
    Six Feet Under – The Final Season
    Will & Grace – Live episode!
    PLUS: All the brand new dramas launching in the US…
  • Movies
    The Brothers Grimm
    The Exorcism of Emily Rose
    The Legend of Zorro

    PLUS The hottest new Stateside releases reviewed
    A complete guide to the month’s films
  • DVDs
    Batman Begins
    Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith
    – Special Edition
    And more!
  • Computer Games
    Starship Troopers
    Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – Oogie’s Revenge

    And more!
  • Music
    Kate Bush – Aerial
    Robbie Williams – Intensive Care
    Texas – Red Book
    And more!
  • Books
    Edith’s Diary by Patricia Highsmith
    The Ice Queen by Alice Hoffman
    Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan
    And more!

20 Things To Do This Month
  • Our essential guide to the entertainment you must not miss over the coming month

Showbiz News
  • We visit the Emmy and Booker Prize Awards, see Little Britain’s Lou and Andy immortalized in wax, and gauge the hits and misses in the new season of US TV shows

Contact Us
  • If you have any comments to make on the world of Entertainment then contact us at: [email protected]

Images taken from this issue are copyright or courtesy of: ABC, BBC

All other contents © Visual Imagination Ltd 2005. Not for reproduction

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