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50th anniversary poster update.
SERIES FOR BIG FINISH
Audio drama to have more episodes.
'in My Mind' documentary available overseas.
TITAN COMICS NEWS
Prisoner comic book updates.
Prisoner Cameraman dies.
Volume 2 of article book announced.
EVENT REPORT ONLINE
Photo review of the Elstree Celebration.
HO PODCAST RETURNS
New 17-episode run for Eeson and Becks.
Infinity and Classic and Sportscar magazines of interest.
2018 FOR SEATTLE
Convention confirmed for USA.
2018 LOCATION TOURS CONFIRMED
Walkabouts confirmed for Spring 2018.
50th anniversary event success.
Jack Kirby and new comics for 2019.
Checkmate actor passes away.
ANNOUNCED FOR ELSTREE EVENT
'Fifty Years of The Prisoner' event gathers pace.
ANNIVERSARY EVENT FOR JAN 2018
Special event at Elstree Studios announced.
New ITC anthology book published.
INFINITY AND BEYOND
The Prisoner special issue of new magazine.
FIELDING'S MEMOIRS PUBLISHED
'Do You Mind if I Smoke' now in book form.
Jane Merrow blog online.
50th anniversary set released.
Village vehicle good as new.
American 50th anniversary event report.
In My Mind available.
New blog online.
COMICS FROM TITAN
2018 to see Prisoner comic book series.
Unforgettable event reviewed.
New Prisoner podcast online.
Movie director's new book.
The Prisoner 50th anniversary event approaches.
Online sale of the 2010 CD set.
Ellie Presner's new book has Patrick McGoohan chapters.
Starburst and Fortean Times cover The Prisoner.
Powys Media novel re-issued.
THERE BE MUSIC
Prisoner fan creates new theme tune.
POSTER ON SALE
Vice Press special art posters announced.
TIME FOR HIGH TIDE
1957 McGoohan classic movie out on DVD.
ANNOUNCED FOR FIFTIETH
Guests and event details online.
Documentary about Danger Man is released.
CON BACK ON
Seattle event is re-announced.
A PENNY FARTHING
Little look at a bicycle club and business.
Lotus birthday celebrations in Portmeirion.
CHANCE FOR COLONY THREE
Danger Man location set for demolition.
BOOK ON SALE
'It Means What it Says' new book out.
Brian Gorman's latest play.
Earl Cameron birthday celebrations.
ART FOR 2018
Titan announce graphic novel book.
Gordon Sterne passes away.
COX BOOK ANNOUNCED
'I am Not a Number' is the title of a new book.
GUESTS FOR NETWORK
Peter Wyngarde and Jane Merrow announced.
NEW NUMBER TWO
Big Finish Series 2 now on sale.
ANNOUNCE 50TH TICKETS
The 50th Anniversay event tickets go on sale.
2017 LOCATION TOURS CONFIRMED
A weekend of 'walkabout' events is announced.
DEARBERG and PETER SALLIS DIE
Prisoner music editor and actor pass away.
Andrew Shenton's book is updated.
German magazine features the series.
GUIDE BOOK PUBLISHED
Latest The Prisoner book is out.
Ynys Giftan available to let.
A Patrick McGoohan statue and chess board is erected in Portmeirion.
Selection of small news items from 2016.
Selection of small news items.
Village Voice's memoirs are launched.
American convention called off.
AN UGLY MUG
50th anniversary coffee mugs on sale.
A 1961 writing seminar is uncovered.
Village Costume news.
EVENT FOR EVERYMAN
Audio CD and graphic novel event in Manchester.
The planned McGoohan statue in Portmeirion halted.
More details on Network's 50th celebrations and new set.
Behind the scenes 1966 film found.
CARDS ON THE TABLE
2017 Trading cards announced.
The April 2017 location visits a success.
'Project: The Prisoner' is a new Prisoner book by Tim Palgut.
EVERYMAN BOOK AND CD
Brian Gorman audio drama and novel released.
STATUE PERMISSION GRANTED
A new statue of Patrick McGoohan in Portmeirion announced.
A new book of Prisoner essays is announced.
More news regarding the USA convention.
The Prisoner gets cut for UK cable screening.
FINISH SERIES 2 UPDATE
2017 news on the official audio drama series.
Special The Beatles event in Portmeirion.
Blu-ray release for McGoohan classic.
APRIL FOR PRISONER TOURS
Latest 2017 location visits confirmed.
True Entertainment channel begins series screenings.
Exciting developments for September 2017.
Prisoner extra passes away aged 103.
Iconic 70s rock band to play Portmeirion.
Porthmadog Prisoner extra passes away.
Memories of George Markstein.
COMIC STRIPS ONLINE
New Man in a Suitcase crossover strips.
RENDEZVOUS WITH PATRICK
Tom Mayer's latest research turns to 50s anthology series.
AUCTION FOR VILLAGE MODEL
Chance to bid on Gloriette model.
OUT PHOTOS UNEARTHED
Unseen pics see the light of day.
Eric Mival's autobiography published.
NOW ON SALE
Prisoneresque comic released.
The Callan File book is published.
Blythe Spirit performed in Portmeirion.
TO THE BEGINNING
Tom Mayer looks at Patrick McGoohan's birthplace.
LEGO SET ON SALE
Seven in LEGO.
South-East events go well.
DRIVERS AND EARL AT BFI
Events on the South Bank.
ALBUM FOR DO NOT FORSAKE
Rock Band's latest release.
BBC looks at The Prisoner in photo article.
OF MGM TO GO
Remaining studio building under threat.
Refurbishment and new cafe in Portmeirion.
Doctor Who Magazine covers Portmeirion filming.
MODEL GOES ON SALE
New Portmeirion kit model available.
Mick Brady RIP.
AND THE CITY
Prisoner street art appears.
NIGHT LONG FOR JULY
New HD release of McGoohan movie.
New article in sci-fi mag.
Event announcement for September 2017.
Mermaid it is for new water feature.
2016 tours go well.
Big Finish podcast live from Portmeirion.
Portmeirion cottage refurbished.
McGOOHAN FOR 2016
BluRay announcements from Network.
GETS LEGO AHEAD
Exciting new set for Prisoner car fans.
Tom Mayer researches Prisoner reviews.
FURRYS AT FN6
2016 headliners announced.
North Wales landmark destroyed.
ON PRE ORDER
McGoohan graphic novel soon available.
AND PRISONERS ON CD SET
Newly released audio compilation news.
Annette Andre to attend Barking sci-fi event.
SERIES FOR BIG FINISH
Audio drama fans in for more episodes.
The General doctor passes away.
Ridley Scott rumoured for new movie.
FINISH SET AVAILABLE
Audio drama series now on sale.
2016 location visits details.
AUDIO FOR ALL
Big Finish announce free episode.
A review of the year.
LE BEAU RIP
AB&C actress passes away.
Music release news.
New Prisoneresque book is published.
END FOR CMS
The Catch My Soul research trail closes.
Big Finish audio drama news.
NIKE, JANE, AND CHRISTOPHER
Events and signings announced across the UK.
NOVEL FOR EVERYMAN
Brian Gorman's one-man show now in book form.
Several Prisoner folk sadly pass away.
FINISH CAST ANNOUNCED
Audio drama series actors chosen.
SCREENING FOR DAM BUSTERS
Classic film screened.
NOVEL SEEKS SUPPORT
ONLINE FOR ANNIVERSARY
First aural-glimpse of Big Finish's new audio drama.
2015 TOURS CONFIRMED
Location events forthcoming.
FIVE FOR SIX FOR ITV SIXTY
ITV's 60th anniversary poll includes The Prisoner.
Peter Kay's 'Cradle to Grave' series includes The Prisoner.
FOR CATCH MY SOUL
McGoohan directed movie released.
IN A SUITCASE
Prisoner/ITC crossover comic online.
B, AND CEDAR TREE
Interesting wood-based goings on.
Much loved Prisoner fan passes away.
MOKE TO BE AUCTIONED
Mini Moke used in The Prisoner goes under the hammer.
Prisoner question appears on Only Connect TV show.
Dncew of the Dead actor passes away.
AND PHYLLIS R.I.P.
Two Prisoner crew members pass away.
TV car show visits Portmeirion.
Prisoner models produced.
THE MOON BY NETWORK
Classic McGoohan movie gets DVD release.
W ayward Pines TV series thought Prisoneresque.
New fitness regime inspired by series' sport?
Prisoner fan and Portmeirion artist passes away.
Criccieth Restaurant gets a makeover.
Prisoner Professor passes away.
Prisoner voiceover artist passes away.
START FOR BIG FINISH
Audio drama series news.
McGoohan early movie on DVD.
Prisoneresque themes found in 1970s anime movie.
Caterham's new showroom opens.
Big Finish writer/producer in the spotlight.
MCGOOHAN VOICEOVER RELEASED
DVD release for 1966 cold war documentary.
BBC show uses Prisoner elements in news item.
The Prisoner gets LP release from Network.
SPY WITH ME
ITC-spoof fan film announced.
Prisoner downloadable discusions update.
Prisoner Production Manager passes away.
FINISH SET FOR PRISONER AUDIOS
Audio dramas announced.
Danger Man and Avengers writer passes away.
BE SEEING YOU
Al Murray BBC4 show looks at Prisoner and Danger Man.
RAE, AND LEO R.I.P.
Three respected Prisoner fans pass away.
UP FOR PATRICK
New life-size McGoohans available.
S4C's Llan-ar-gollen series continues.
LINK UP FOR CHARITY FUND
The Unmutual becomes an ebay partner.
Prisoner Runway saga finally settled.
Festival line-up announced.
A special cinematic double bill for fans.
Publishing news for another TV classic series.
Special birthday for village taxis.
PLEA FOR COLISEUM
Prisoner landmark faces destruction.
Prisoner production manager remebrances.
Patrick McGoohan's daughter's V&A audio appearance.
Prisoner Colonel passes away.
1 DVD BONANZA
Many McGoohan-related disc announcements.
Mastermind contestant chooses series.
Catherine Frumerman launches new website.
A look at various Prisoner podcasts.
An update from cartoonist Lew Stringer.
Much-loved Prisoner fan passes away.
MARKSTEIN AND THE PRISONER
Special book launched.
McGoohan-directed movie gets rare screening.
WITH THE NEW
The latest changes in Portmeirion
The TV car show visits the village.
TO SEE YOU
Angel Ices opens in Portmeirion.
OUT POPS UP
New CD compilation includes Prisoner music.
Photos and information surface regarding a series prop.
McGoohan spoof produced.
Popular ITC fanzine reproduced in book form.
FOR LEGO SEVEN
Caterham Car to be Lego set.
News of a Criccieth makeover.
THINK I'D LIKE SOME TEA
Lotus/Prisoner teapots for sale.
FINISH SET FOR PRISONER AUDIOS
The Prisoner set for audio drama series.
BBC series pastiches The Prisoner.
Autumn 2014 sees three film crews in village.
BAKER TEAMS UP
Portmeirion photoshoot for fashion brand.
2014 location visit news.
Prisoner scriptwriter passes away.
New ambient CD available.
The Unmutual gets a Twitter page.
Eric Mival releases Pablo Neruda footage.
UPON A SPY
Paul Gosling's ITC spoof announced.
Prisoner fan seeks gaming experts.
Griff Rhys Jones films in the village for ITV.
Magazines cover The Prisoner.
TRIBUTE VIDEO COMPLETED
Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling's new song and video.
UPON A BIKE
Decorative Penny Farthing news.
Iconic landmark set for demolition?
MCGOOHAN FILM TO BE SCREENED
Catch My Soul to be seen at film festival.
Iconic vehicle gets a facelift.
Locations guide to McGoohan film online.
Prisoner clocks now on sale.
Comic artist news.
Eric Mival gets artistic.
Tourist Information Office opens in Portmeirion.
Statue appears in Portmeirion.
Patrick McGoohan season goes well.
MY SOUL CAUGHT
Fascinating study of McGoohan-directed film goes online.
Location news of the inspiration behind MGM backlot.
A collection of newsflash items.
New Film/TV publication news.
Gale force winds in Portmeirion.
Unique Prisoner item auctioned.
Behind the scenes stills unearthed.
Location walks confirmed.
YOU NEED IS LAVA
Lamps' 50th anniversary.
Radio spot for the village announcer.
Prisoner play goes to Edinburgh.
JOY OF SIX
Festival for 2013 gets thumbs up.
MGM experts go walkabout.
BOOK DUE FOR SPRING
Rob Fairclough's latest work unveiled.
Music Editor's paintings online.
ALBERT, AND IAN
Ian Rakoff at famous museum.
THREE ACTRESS DIES
Tribute of Prisoneresque Danger Man episode actress.
Leslie Gilliat RIP.
Diurmid Gavin flms in Portmeirion.
ON THE WEB
Fairclough's blog online.
Cinema screens 17 episodes.
PRISONER BOOK PUBLISHED
"Unique But Similar" goes on sale.
FROM THE VILLA WINCH
Portmeirion cottage refurbished.
BFI screens season of Patrick's TV and film appearances.
Radio station covers The Prisoner.
McGoohan movie set to be remade.
Central London butt box furore.
Central London tour success.
FOR THE RECORD
The Prisoner on vinyl.
Latest blog news.
Music editor's paintings for sale.
Hertfordshire Prisoner screening.
2013 PORTMEIRION NEWS
MAN ON DVD
Classic McGoohan play released.
ABSOLUTE FOR EARL
Cameron gets honorary degree.
Madame Engadine passes away.
MAGIC ON THE WAY
Prisoner genesis stage play gets another run.
The McGoohan series in depth.
Mr Cameron's latest achievements.
Prisoner quiz book published.
FOR MAGIC AND MASH
New books with Prisoneresque elements.
Comic blog news.
Prisoner creations for sale.
Prisoner cameraman passes away.
Danger Man fan film released.
Details of the latest tours.
More guests announced for 2012 Mind Mash
Danger Man actor event.
THE FUN OF THE FAIRCLOUGH
Prisoner author confirmed for 2012 Mind Mash.
WAS 45 YEARS AGO TODAY
A PIECE OF PRISONER HISTORY
Eric Mival sells off some Prisoner goodies.
Festival Number Six 2012 goes well.
IS THE MAGIC NUMBER
Magic Number Six play news.
Prisoner stuntman dies.
EVENTS WEEKEND ANNOUNCED
More event news.
Thames sighting for Prisoner boat.
GEC building demolished.
Simon Wells Portmeirion article.
Mermaid panels event.
Exciting location developments.
New stage play announced.
The Unmutual launches its Facebook page.
Artists book published.
VILLAGE BUILDS UP SUPPORT
Model Portmeirion in the offing?
Prisoner fan writes Thunderbirds book.
UPON A TUBE
Laughing Prisoner DVD news.
MCGOOHAN PLAY RELEASED
The Man Out there DVD.
THE WAY TO DO IT
Prisoner mobile phone app announced.
PRISONERS AND GARDENERS
TV star in Portmeirion.
MAN ON DVD
Rare McGoohan TV play released.
APLENTY FOR 2013
Tour, play, and special event announcement.
UPON A TV TIMES
Magazine collection at the Danger Man website.
VISITOR CENTRE PLANNED
New entrance centre for the Village
ABOARD THE LAND TRAIN
News of a new feature at Portmeirion.
Music event announced for Portmeirion.
David Mackenzie's creation gets bigger.
Amis Reunis discovered.
Stage show news.
Royal Mail recognise the village.
Big-budget TV series has roots.
IN THE VILLAGE
Portmeirion based novel is published.
AB&C actress launches website.
TOUR EVENTS CONFIRMED
Walkabouts aplenty for the year.
Danger Man website's new attraction.
Prisoner gunrunner dies.
UPON A RADIO TIMES
TV listing mag has Portmeirion pullout.
Snippets of news from the past 24 months.
Prisoner-influenced horror movie released.
Many Happy Returns road located.
A look back at a John Drake comic strip.
Brian Gorman's McGoohan play is back.
Portmeirion cottage gets makeover.
Butler's Doctor Who appearance unearthed.
Peter Jones and Tony Reeve RIP.
Caterham joins Walkabout.
Mrs Butterworth RIP.
Number Fourteen passes away.
LANDMARK UNDER THREAT
Porthmadog Coliseum needs help.
New Number Two passes away.
New Unmutual Website resource announced.
CALL FOR RAFFERTY RELEASE
Rare McGoohan series desired.
Latest Robert Fairclough book released.
Prisoner cards released.
Special event for acting legend Earl Cameron.
BRONDANW TEA ROOM OPENS
Sir Clough's home revamped.
Number Six style jackets on sale.
Lotus/Caterham 7 on display.
Tim Palgut's latest creation
London riots affect Prisoner fans.
P risoner podcasts available.
Audio plays completed.
UPON A CANINE
Prisoneresque kindle book on sale.
PIZZA THE ACTION
American pizza restaurant's Prisoner homage.
Last surviving Prisoner Director passes away.
Rock band create Prisoner homage.
Columbo star dies.
MINI MOKE FOUND
Prisoner vehicle unearthed in Holland.
Prisoner events aplenty.
Girl Who Was Death make-and-do feature.
Prisoner fan releases debut album.
ONLY A LOCAL SERVICE
Local group updates.
Details of a meeting with the man himself.
Prisoner audio play news.
PIECE OF HISTORY
Prisoner fan shares rare item.
Not a Number at exclusive prices.
Great days out for Prisoner enthusiasts.
Not a Number goes on sale.
Albertus is seen in some unlikely places.
McGoohan remembered in Borehamwood.
FOR YOUR DIARY
The next Walkabout is announced.
FOR VILLAGE GREEN
Musical goings on in Portmeirion.
McGoohan's local paper pays tribute.
The McGoohan play hits Cheshire.
Network's latest DVD release news.
LOTUS FOR SALE
Limited Edition Caterham up for grabs.
Prisoner Editor passes away.
Globe chair for kids on sale.
Ambitious plans for music video revealed.
TV astrologer performs classic play.
QUAYSIDE GETS THUMBS UP
Latest Portmeirion developments.
Everyman gets the plaudits.
TASTE OF PORTMEIRION
Porthmadog Caffi opens.
IS FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Peter Bowles publishes his memoirs.
Everyman play debuts.
UP AND SEE HIM
Steve Harley at Portmeirion.
The Village appears on TV.
Daneger Man gets a screening.
STAGE IS SET
New McGoohan play announced.
Latest Walkabout news.
PRISONER IN NEW BOOK
Fantastic TV tome is published.
The Hard Way is shown.
SCREENED TO MIXED REVIEWS
The re-imagining of the series hits the screens.
Trading Card news.
Prisoner stalwart passes away.
Latest location tours go well.
New Prisoner series screened in Britain.
PREVIEWS & Q&A AT BFI
HOSTS PRISONER SCREENING
Northern Ireland celebrates the original series.
Snippets of news.
EXTENSION NEARS COMPLETION
Portmeirion's largest building restored.
2010 STOP PRESS
Small news items.
MUSIC SET ON SALE
CD set available to fans.
Doctor Who DVD features the village.
A selection of small news items.
A COTTAGE IN SECOND LIFE
Online village needs help.
Borderliners available to fans.
PMcG PLAY RELEASED
Musgrave released by Network DVD.
McGoohan's death covered.
New Prisoner series airs.
Passing of Prisoner composer.
RELEASE DM SEASON 1
The Lotus man passes away.
NOT FORSAKE THE MUSIC
A new Prisoner-inspired band.
Kevin Stoney news.
Patrick's voiceover appears on DVD.
2009 STOP PRESSES
Selection of small news items.
REMAKE PREMIERE ANNOUNCED
Series remake gets the go-ahead to air.
UK mag covers the series.
News of the October 2009 London tour.
PULLS OUT OF FILM REMAKE
Director quits the big-screen version.
New Hardback Book released.
Robert Elms interviewed.
Network DVD news.
CON PREMIERES AMC REMAKE
San Diego hosts first airing.
More second village news.
All the latest sim-like news.
SOUL FOR BETTINE
A B & C in magazine.
THE TRAIL AGAIN
Catherine Frumerman's book reprinted.
Magazine article news.
Prisoner writer's book.
PRISONER WEEKEND REPORT
Latest event a success.
Convention book re-printed.
FOR APRIL PRISONER WEEKEND
Prisoner location debate continues.
Do Not Forsake actor dies.
Rare memorabilia available.
News of the ill-fated event.
PRESSES SPRING 2009
Selection of news items from first half of the year.
Zani talks Patrick.
Prisoner stuntman passes away.
McGoohan movie comes to DVD.
Prisoner sound-recordist dies.
Prisoner episodes come to London.
More comic strip news.
Second life village update.
AMC put the series online.
Escape to the country films in North Wales.
European box set news.
Remake filming concludes.
Prisoner actress article.
Band film video in village.
AMCs production nears completion.
MAN CDS RELEASED
Box set of Edwin Astley's music.
The village appears in several shows.
Bettine Le Beau's website launched.
Portmeirion art book on sale.
Do Not Forsake actor passes away.
Selection of small news items.
AMC production hits a snag.
COLLECTORS MAG REVIEWS PM2008
Event of the year earns more press coverage.
Prisoner music guide on sale.
New Umbrella set for Danger Man.
SYN ON DVD
Disney finally releases McGoohan classic.
Virtual Village news.
PRESS LATE 2008
Smaller news snippets from the year.
Location tours for all.
INSPIRATION FOR SALE
Inverlair Lodge up for grabs.
GOBAITH SAYS THANKS
The children's hospice thanks TUW.
The cameras roll!
GETS SECOND LIFE
A virtual Portmeirion world goes live.
All the latest news on the AMC production.
Sian Lloyd takes listeners on a PM tour.
DVD ON SALE
2-disc set available.
Prisoner set triumph.
Thomas Disch passes away.
FREEDOM FOR ALL
Prisoner novel at PM2008.
BACK IN THE VILLAGE
BBC DVD film crew returns.
Event of the year nears.
Full speed ahead for AMC & ITV.
Second guest for PM2008.
Prisoner writer passes away.
& RAFFLE NEWS
PM2008 charity fundraising continues.
Some familiar chairs turn up at Estonia's airport.
RIETTI AT PM2008
Prisoner voice artist confirms.
McGoohan contemporary dies.
McGoohan donates to PM2008.
Could it be finally happening?
Jamaica Inn DVD released.
The series downloadable.
The Do Not Forsake actor passes away.
WITH THE PRISONER
Sad news regarding the Schizoid Man Doctor.
PM2006 is covered in "Wiffle Lever to Full".
PRISONER WEEKEND CONFIRMED
Mind Mash and Walkabout news.
MORNING AFTER SALE
Jaz Mags on offer.
Alexis Kanner Screenography printed.
BACK ON ITV
Freeview showing for the series.
Chimes' Colonel passes away.
Ronnie Fox-Rogers R.I.P.
"Miss Freedom" novel released.
Tarot Cards on sale.
The yearly official Convention is back.
TVFM and Action TV new issues.
PRESS SPRING 2008
Remake rumours and more.
News on the restoration of The Prisoner.
More locations found.
Prisoner CD set released.
Schizoid Man Number Two passes away.
More sad news, this time from Portmeirion.
Don't Knock Yourself Out gets a DVD release.
Prisoner actor dies.
Birthday celebrations attract Prisoner cameraman.
Remake news in the sci-fi mag.
& STEEL ON DVD
Competition for TUW readers.
Review of the autumn Prisoner events.
More remake news.
40th anniversary DVD set news.
Earl Cameron signed photos available.
The annual event throws up a few surprises.
Online Portmeirion creations.
Earl Cameron celebrates his 90th birthday.
Amateur never before seen footage found at PM2007.
PRISONER FOOTAGE FOUND
PM2007 unearths some Arrival unseen footage.
GRAHAM SCOTT DIES
The Prisoner and Danger Man Director passes away.
The latest Action TV magazine is out.
ON THE PRISONER
Dwell Magazine news item.
McGoohan's stunt double passes away.
Rare Borehamwood location shots found.
Danger Man DVD set released.
2008 Official Calendar news.
2007 STOP PRESS
Small news items from 2007.
A guest change for the event.
AUCTION & RAFFLE
Memorabilia on sale for Hope House at PM2007.
OUT LAUNCH AT PM2007
The Prisoner guide gets a launch in Portmeirion.
CAMERON AT PM2007
The 2nd special guest is announced.
LOWIN AT PM2007
The 1st special guest is announced.
MAN IN COMICS
Drake covered in Comics International.
A novel card game goes online.
DAY IN FEAR AT PM2007
Details of a very special screening.
PRISONER WEEKEND REPORT
A review of the triple-bill of events.
The Lotus 7's birthday.
The Prisoner landmark is refurbished.
It's Your Funeral actor dies.
TICKETS ON SALE
The event of the year.
PULLS OUT OF RE-MAKE
More re-make news.
Preservation magazine visits Portmeirion.
FILM FESTIVAL II
The annual event is announced.
MOKE IN TOY TOP FIFTY
Village Taxi in magazine.
Watch the series on your PC.
TASTE OF ITALY
Caffe Glas opens in Portmeirion.
IN THE PRESS
A number of articles appear.
WEBSITE DVD SALE
Discs on offer for Prisoner fans.
IN BEST OF BRITISH POLL
UKTV History visits the Village.
OUT FALLS IN
New Prisoner guide is announced.
PRISONER WEEKEND UPDATE
Final arrangements for the weekend's activities.
RAC magazine visits Portmeirion.
A look at the village's woodland.
EIGHT FOR SIX
The Prisoner included in C4 drama poll.
Paul Smith's mini movie announced.
PM2007 and the May Weekend announced.
ISSUE OF ACTION TV OUT NOW
Latest Cult TV magazine released.
PRESS WINTER 2007
A round-up of smaller news items.
FOR ONE HUNDRED
Report on Simon Wells' musical event.
TO LEW ON RADIO TWO
McGoohan pays tribute to the TV mogul.
Prisoner stuntman passes away.
ON THE BBC
Special Sir Clough documentary aired.
Snowdon's summit gets a re-fit.
Beachy Head commemorative stamps on sale.
New telefantasy tome now on sale.
The series features in a collecting magazine.
The actors memoirs are released.
BACK TO HAPPINESS
Report on the October 2006 Walkabout.
NFT shows McGoohan's performance.
Portmeirion's new gazebo is opened.
The BBC show is screened.
RELEASE FOR THE QUARE FELLOW
McGoohan movie released.
The new tome goes on sale.
IN THE MAKING
A big screen "Prisoner" remake is announced.
A Prisoner-themed music set is announced.
Prisoner DVDs at cut prices.
A Prisoneresque TV drama is screened.
The Lotus 7 tops an online poll.
Fairclough's tomes at a discount.
A rare McGoohan appearance is screened.
GRAND DAY OUT
PM2006 is a success.
The BBC holiday series in the village.
B, AND ITC
A new book is announced for late 2006.
A selection of news snippets from mid-2006.
The latest Walking Tour is announced.
AT THE NFT
McGoohan's finest performance gets a London showing.
The latest TV Writer cites TP's influence.
Report on the Prisoner Locations Tour.
THE WORLD'S A STAG
Many Happy Returns location news.
A selection of interesting news snippets.
OF BIG L
Prisoner Day on Big L Radio report.
Welsh Prisoner legend passes away.
PRESS AUTUMN 2006
Some small news items from mid-late 2006.
IS NUMBER SIX?
News regarding the propsed TV series remake.
Columbo Season 5 is released on DVD.
Portmeirion is featured in a drivers' magazine.
PART 2 ONLINE
The 2nd Prisonebear installment.
Update on the McGuffins Prisoner event.
Details of a new book regarding the resort.
Full details of 2006's largest Prisoner event.
UPON A TIMETABLE
PM2006 details are finalised.
PM2006 brings a chance to win some special prizes.
The 2-hour event DVD goes on sale.
GUEST FOR PM2006
Robert Monks is confirmed.
THE CROSS PIECE?
A book on TV and Christianity includes The Prisoner.
A new North Wales guidebook includes The Village.
A Prisoneresque US TV series is announced.
NEW NUMBER TWO
Beatles and Prisoner news.
The Prisoner makes a Radio Times poll top 10.
Rare items up for grabs at PM2006.
Special treats at Portmeirion.
Jane Merrow confirmed.
HOUSE FOR SALE
A Williams-Ellis designed house goes on the market.
DAY ON BIG L RADIO
Radio London announce their Prisoner event.
NOW FOR PRISONER COACH TOUR
Booking details for the yearly event.
Details on the Elstree Film Festival.
Report on the April 2006 Walkabout
Report on the launch of the 2nd Prisoner Scripts book
80TH ON TV
Birthday celebrations in the village are televised.
Gerald Kelsey RIP.
New Prisoner stock in Portmeirion.
The Village reaches 80 years of age.
"Portmeirion the Place and its Meaning" is re-printed.
Report on the Harmony lynching tree.
AND KANNER ON DVD
A couple of DVD releases of interest.
AM NOT A NUMBEAR
Paul Smith's Prisoner spoof is completed.
PRESS - SPRING 2006
A few small news items from early 2006.
LOCATION TOURS CONFIRMED
Coach and Walking tours announced.
BACK IN THE SADDLE?
Patrick McGoohan first choice for film role.
Filmfax magazine features a Prisoner article.
FRONT FROM HOME
Diarmuid Gavin designs a Portmeirion garden.
The proposed new series delayed.
More Book Launch and Walkabout news
A reminder of the April 2006 events.
PRISONER SCRIPTS VOLUME 2 LAUNCH
Volume 2 of Rob Fairclough's tome is announced.
KAREN, WELCOME NICOLA
A Change of Manager at The Prisoner Shop
The Prisoner's Set Dresses passes away.
All the latest improvements at Portmeirion.
All the latest news from Powys Media.
BIKINI GIRL DIES
Helweun Vaughan-Hatcher RIP.
PRESS JAN-MARCH 2006
A few small news items from early 2006.
JOY OF SFX
The sci-fi mag covers the proposed new series.
Porthmadog's Prisoner-connected theatre news.
UPON A RADIO TIMES
The Radio Times covers the proposed new series.
Some Prisoneresque spottings in the USA.
HO HOPE HOUSE
Christmas charity festivities at Portmeirion.
MILLION POUND ROVER
Lottery funding gets a launch at Portmeirion.
John Drake appears in The Beano comic.
UP FOR THE NEW SERIES
Will the "new" Prisoner drive a Lotus 7?
MAN ON DVD
Prisoneresque series gets a long-awaited release.
PRISONER TV SERIES PROPOSED
Granada/SKY remake announced.
Plans for a Pizzeria in Portmeirion.
BBC Political series pastiches The Prisoner.
Issue 2 of "In The Pink" magazine features Portmeirion.
ONE MORE THING
Peter Falk is interviewed about McGoohan.
Almost record numbers attend the latest locations tour.
The Welsh Tourist Board awards Portmeirion.
BY FOR ACTION
Edwin Astley is interviewed in the latest Action TV.
OF THE DREDD
Judge Dredd Megazine features a Prisoner article.
TV GUIDE ON SALE
Kaleidoscope's TV guide is released.
CLUB ATTACKS CHARITY FUNDRAISER
Just when you thought Six of One could stoop no lower.
INVITE TO THE BALL
Ed Ball plays a live gig in London.
TOMBLIN - 1931-2005
An obituary of the Prisoner Producer, writer and Director.
Prisoneresque Marvel strips are re-printed
AND NUMBER SIX ON ITV 50 DVD
The Prisoner and Danger Man feature on a new DVD compilation.
Joss Whedon and Maureen Lipman feel inspired.
The Prisoner is featured in a cover story in Dutch magazine VPRO Gids.
FOR SIX IN TV POLL
The Prisoner is included in ITV50 Countdown.
The video for Jane Oliver's composition is filmed in the village.
PRESS - OCT-DEC 2005
A few small news items from the end of 2005.
- A GRAND DAY OUT
A report on the Prisoner event of the year.
The BBC quiz show includes The Prisoner.
MAN AT THE BFI
A special ITV50 screening of a classic episode.
PORTMEIRION GUIDE ON SALE
Robin Llywelyn's guidebook is launched.
OF THE MORNING
"This Morning" on ITV visits Portmeirion.
Alf Joint passes away.
FEEL LIKE A WALK MYSELF
The latest Locations tour is confirmed.
PRESS - AUTUMN 2005
A few small news items from Autumn 2005.
A Star Trek writer's insipirations.
ME A KIPPER
The Village Taxi appears in a bizarre top 5.
AND PORTMEIRION ON BBC2
The TV series "Coast" visits The Village.
The Danger Man collection magazine is launched.
A report on the Prisoner locations coach tour.
New information comes to light about The Prisoner filming.
Patrick gets several mentions in "The Story of ITV".
The famous lighthouse makes a BBC appearance.
& BISHOP RIP
Two of cult TV's best loved actors pass away.
The first volume of The Prisoner: Original Scripts is launched with a guest-filled party.
FOR NUMBER SIX
The Prisoner is a nominee in the top 50 ITV shows of all time.
Fenella Fielding unveils a WSC plaque in Portmeirion.
2005 STOP PRESS
A few small news items, June-August 2005.
ALL DEAGOSTINI SUBSCRIBERS
A plea from our USA-based readers.
The final preperations for the charity event.
All the details on the Portmeirion/Prisoner event.
SKY'S THE LIMIT
Aerial shots of Portmeirion.
Robert Farnon passes away.
One of Patrick's earliest appearances gets a DVD release.
The latest news on the big event of 2005.
COACH TOUR CONFIRMED
A July Prisoner event is announced.
IN A PRISONER WONDERLAND
Record numbers attend the April London locations tour.
Prisoner Quiz booklets go on sale.
CHANGE OF MINDS
Derren Brown visits Portmeirion for his new TV series.
SO JOLLY HITLER
One of Danger Man's most famous locations looks set for a refit.
Octane Magazine runs a feature on the Prisoner's Lotus.
Village Voice Fenella Fielding takes fans' questions.
PRESS JUNE 2005
A few small news items from June 2005.
PRESS MAY 2005
A few small news items from May 2005.
SCRIPTS LAUNCH CONFIRMED
A launch party, with Prisoner guests, is announced to accompany the new scripts book.
"The Prisoner: Official Fact Files" news.
CLOUGH NEWS ROUND UP
Digest of news items related to Portmeirion's architect.
Prisoner actress Wanda Ventham takes questions from fans.
IT IN PORTMEIRION
BBC2's flagship antiques show visits the village.
Portmeirion's main hotel gets a facelift.
PLAQUE UNVEILING ANNOUNCED
Fenella Fielding is announced as the guest at a special Portmeirion event.
A Prisoner guest star passes away.
SCRIPTS DUE IN MAY
The first volume of The Prisoner: The Original Scripts is announced.
A selection of small news items from March/April 2005.
The latest Locations Walkabout nears.
A Rover-like security device is in development.
EDITION DVD FOR DRAKE'S 45TH
A new Danger Man DVD box-set is released.
NOVEL ON PRE-ORDER
"The Prisoner's Dilemma" is launched.
UP FOR NEW PRISONER NOVEL
London book signings announced for "The Prisoner's Dilemma".
SIR CLOUGH'S HOUSE
Plas Brondanw features in a series on S4C.
A much-loved Danger Man actress passes away.
A PIECE OF PORTMEIRION
The contents of the hotel bar are auctioned off.
IS NIGEL ONE?
Children's BBC runs a Prisoner-inspired trailer.
Issue 2 of the Official Prisoner magazine includes a unique item.
SPOOF BACK IN PRINT
Prisoner inspired comic strips re-issued.
A selection of small news items from February 2005.
MAGAZINE ON TV
"Prisoner: Official Fact Files" gets national TV exposure.
MAKES TV TOP TWENTY
The Prisoner's Lotus 7 comes 17th in TV poll.
Jonah Jones, who worked with Sir Clough, has passed away.
PRISONER MAGAZINE RELAUNCHED
"Prisoner: Official Fact File" gets a national relaunch.
BACK ON BBC4
The BBC Freeview Channel gives the series another run.
A plaque in memory of Marsha McCurley is unveiled in Portmeirion.
More safety changes and improvements in the Village.
October Prisoner Event has some unexpected guests.
A selection of small news items from December 2004 - January 2005.
Network Video obtain the DVD rights to 250 shows, including The Prisoner.
Three magazines featuring Portmeirion articles go on sale.
The Prisoner gets it's first airing in several countries.
FILM RUMOURS RIFE
Rumours surface that Patrick McGoohan is set for a new role in 2005.
The classic Prisoner bicycle gets a 21st Century re-launch.
The largest ever Prisoner Locations Guide goes online.
THE FUN OF THE FAIR
2 books regarding the Girl Who Was Death Funfair have been written.
3 ACTOR DIES
Danger Man guest-star Glyn Owen has sadly passed away.
SIX IN 6-DISC DIGIPACK
Granada Ventures re-release The Prisoner on DVD.
EVENT NOW ON VIDEO
A Video of the popular Prisoner event is now on sale.
The BBCs Antiques Roadshow visits The Village.
VILLAGE IN THE MAKING
Details of Prisoner Fan David Mackenzie's Lego Portmeirion models.
McGOOHAN AT THE NFT
Details of a special screening of a classic film.
This website gets a new webmaster and new look.
MAN IN NEW ACTION TV
Details of the latest Cult TV mag.
SERIES OF PRISONER CARDS
Prisoner trading cards update.
AMERICA TURNS TO PRIZBIZ
BBC America and PrizBiz team up for an exclusive Prisoner competition.
POWYS BOOKS UPDATE
An update on soon to be available Prisoner novels.
Details of the October 2004 Prisoner Locations Walkabout.
CLASSIC TV GALORE IN STOURBRIDGE
Details of Kaleidoscope's Autumn 2004 Classic TV extravaganza.
Details concerning the release of a Cult Classic on DVD.
Various small news items from the summer of 2004.
AND TEMPLAR BACK IN THE UK
Details of "Danger Man" and "The Saint" DVD box-sets.
FOR ALL AT LONDON WALKABOUT
A short celebration of the April 2004 event.
The London Prisoner Group and the London Wellington Group combine forces.
"On the Trail" Author Cathy Frumerman visits Portmeirion.
Details of the London Prisoner Group's summer 2004 event.
LINK TO THE PAST
Details of a one-off event in Liverpool.
4 PRISONER DOCUMENTARY
Details of the Prisoner episode of "Britain in a Box".
PRISONER ON BBC4
For the first time, the BBC screen the entire Prisoner series.
PRISONER MAGAZINE SUSPENDED
The Official Prisoner Fact Files reach the end of the line after only 6 issues.
Details of the new book "Spy Television".
INVADE THE VILLAGE
The Prisoner Shop extends its range of goods.
CHOC BLOCK 6
Details of special Prisoner Chocolate, from Portmeirion.
OF NEW OFFICIAL PRISONER MAGAZINE
Details of the Prisoner DVD partwork magazine.
PRISONER BOOKS UPDATE
An update on the Powys and Popco Prisoner books.
KANNER - R.I.P.
Sad news of the death of a much-loved Prisoner actor.
The Silver Surfer comic visits Portmeirion.
Virtual Portmeirion webmaster passes away.
McGOOHAN SIGNS UP WITH AUTOGRAPH WEBSITE
Details of guaranteed authentic McGoohan signatures.
ACTOR STALKED BY SPACE:1999 FAN DRESSED AS NUN
Peter Bowles discovers there is a price to being famous.
McGOOHAN CLASSICS ON DVD
Details of the release of 2 McGoohan films on DVD.
James Bond comic book available.
FRANK ON THE MEND
Good news that McGoohan's stunt double is recovering.
A FREE MAN, NOT AN ACTION MAN!"
Details of the ITC magazine "The Morning After".
FOUR IN THE CHARTS
"On the Trail of the Prisoner" keeps on selling.
Details of a Prisoner-inspired music CD.
2000AD Comic gets Prisonerish.
HEROES ON ONE DISC!
Details of a spy compilation DVD.
Singer and Prisoner fan Ann Pearce launches her website.
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