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Announcing the Winner of our Flash Fiction Competition

Posted by Chrissey - 27th June 2015

A big thank you to all the writers who took part in our writing competition this June. The quality of the entries we received was very high indeed which made judging very difficult. In the end we chose our favourite … Continue reading


Announcing our Flash Fiction Competition!

Posted by Chrissey - 8th June 2015

Flash fiction is the art of telling short, powerful stories. In celebration of National Flash Fiction Day on the 27th June, we’re inviting writers to share their flash fiction with us. The Great Escape features genre fiction, with an emphasis on … Continue reading


Coming up in June 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 1st June 2015

Coming this June on The Great Escape: Wednesday 3rd June – Over the Edge – Two survivors find themselves stranded in the mountains after their bus goes over the edge of a ravine in this new short story by resident writer … Continue reading


Events News – June 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 25th May 2015

This is the Great Escape’s guide to things happening in the world of indie films, fiction, comics and the arts. We’ve pulled together a bunch of events for you to check out in June… In the World of Indie Film VidUKon, … Continue reading


TGE News – Convention Appearances in 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 20th May 2015

Over the rest of 2015 we’ll be attending a few comic conventions. If you’ve got tickets to any of the following, make sure you pop by our table and say hello! Cardiff Comic Expo – Saturday 27th June For one day … Continue reading


Coming up in May 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 4th May 2015

Coming up this May on The Great Escape: 6th May – Camp GenX: Part 4 – We return to the post-apocalyptic summer camp for a new instalment. Two young members of the camp find some mushrooms. 13th May – Checking … Continue reading


Coming up in April 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 6th April 2015

We’ve got some great new content lined up this month, check out what’s coming up over the next few weeks: 8th April – Henchman – a short story from TGE writer Chrissey Harrison. Security guard Jack Canning begins to suspect … Continue reading


Are you ready for Camp?

Posted by Chrissey - 23rd March 2015

The first session of Camp NaNoWriMo 2015 is just 10 days away! Writers, are you ready for camp? Camp NaNoWriMo is run a little differently from the November challenge. Writers are invited to bring any kind of writing project they … Continue reading


I’ll Be Right Back takes “Faustus” to London Horror Fest 2014

Posted by Chrissey - 20th September 2014

The Great Escape recently joined forces with new and upcoming theatre company I’ll Be Right Back to produce a trailer for their forthcoming stage production, Faustus. Here at TGE we’re really excited about I’ll Be Right Back. The new theatre … Continue reading


Carnival of Sorrows update: Preliminary filming is done!

Posted by Rich - 21st July 2014

Our apologies for the lack of updates on the film shoot and the campaign – it turned out the strain of filming left no-one to write updates on what’s been happening! So, here’s the summary: We have officially wrapped the … Continue reading


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