Dissecting Dragons: Episode 53: The Wizard of Oz to Wicked - Adaptations and Reimagings in Speculative Fiction

February 10, 2017

Episode 53: The Wizard of Oz to Wicked - Adaptations and Reimaginings in Speculative Fiction

 

The dragons are delighted to welcome Hamish Steele back to the show this week, to talk about adapting and readapting speculative fiction for different media and audiences. Hamish is a freelance animation director and illustrator, who is currently working on several projects - annoyingly hush-hush - as well as the co-host of new podcast 'Box not Included'.  His graphic novel 'Pantheon' - about the humourous mythology of the Egyptian gods - is due for release soon. This week's episode focuses on what makes an adaptation or a reboot work? What's the difference? Why do some just not work? In the petri dish this week The Wizard of Oz (and many of it's adaptations), Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland, Phantom of the Opera, War of the Worlds, Howl's Moving Castle and many more

 

Title Music - Ecstasy by Smiling Cynic 

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