Farscape’s Gigi Edgley to attend Sci-Fi Ball 25

Farscape’s Gigi Edgley to attend Sci-Fi Ball 25 Logo

07 . 12 . 18

The Sci-Fi Ball is delighted to announce Gigi Edgley as the latest Sci-Fi star to attend the 25th annual Science Fiction convention at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton from 8 – 10 February 2019 in aid of the vital work of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Gigi is an actress originally from Australia. She starred in Feud, The Starter Wife, Enuattii: Face off Designer's latest feature, Diminuendo, Rescue Special Ops, Tricky Business, Showdown at Area 51, Quantum Apocalypse, Carlotta, Newcastle, Black Jack, Peacekeeper Wars, Stingers, Secret Life Of Us, Beastmaster, Lost World, Water Rats, Day of The Roses, Star Trek Continues and Nexus.

Additionally Gigi has an extensive history with The Jim Henson Company beginning with her popular role as Chiana on the company’s critically acclaimed Sci-Fi cult series, Farscape in which she starred for over five years. She was originally cast as a guest star for one episode, but quickly captured the attention of the Farscape writers, producers and the fans alike. The mischievous Chiana became one of the most popular, and at times controversial characters in the series. The SyFy Channel and The Jim Henson Company also asked her to host Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge.

She has a long list of theatre credits including Kill Everything You Love, 4.48 Psychosis, The Rover, Boy’s Life, Romeo And Juliet, Road, Picnic At Hanging Rock and Les Miserables. She also sung at Stan Lee's Birthday and was selected for the Women of Sci-Fi book by Denny's Illic. She is a recording artist, creator of original comic books, director and producer. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Queensland University of Technology after entering in the auditions alongside hundreds of other candidates.

Gigi Edgley will be appearing throughout the whole weekend, offering attendees the opportunity to have their photograph taken with her, autographs, guest talks, attending the Friday night cocktail party, Saturday night grand banquet and has offered to do some special fundraising activities throughout the weekend too.

Other special guests attending the Southampton Sci-Fi weekend include Robert Duncan McNeill, Sean Pertwee, Andrew Lee Potts, Dino Fetscher, Lucy Carless and Terry Molloy with further guests yet to be announced.

The not-for-profit convention brings together fans of Science Fiction and Fantasy to ensure they have a truly out of this world weekend. It offers activities for the whole family to enjoy during the day and evening, including specially-themed parties every night, a grand banquet with live cabaret from Terry Molloy, an exclusive cocktail party with enormous chocolate fountains, guest panels with stars of both the small and silver screen, fan-built/actual props and sets, autograph and photography sessions, roaming Daleks, cosplay/fancy dress competitions, table-top gaming, exhibits and games, out of this world collectable merchandise, a Sci-Fi pub quiz and so much more that is soon to be announced.

The Sci-Fi Ball takes place from 8 – 10 February 2019 at the stunning four-star Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust and will see the event celebrate twenty-five years of raising money for charitable causes. It is proudly sponsored by The Horror Channel, Starburst Magazine, Game Over, White Light and other partners.

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