See Paul Merton, Ron Perlman and more at Edinburgh TV fest

Comedian and presenter Paul Merton. Picture: Channel Five
Comedian and presenter Paul Merton. Picture: Channel Five
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AS part of The Edinburgh International TV Festival’s 40th anniversary year, the Edinburgh Filmhouse is opening its doors and offering you a unique chance to buy tickets to see a number of exclusive screenings of MasterChef: The Professionals, Singing in the Rainforest, and a worldwide exclusive Q&A with the cast and creator of Hand of God.

Attending the screening of Hand of God, an original Amazon series, will be Hollywood actor Ron Perlman; Michelin-starred chef and MasterChef judge, Monica Galetti, will be fielding all MasterChef-related questions; and Scottish band, Glasvegas will be performing live after the screening of their new programme.

British writer, actor and comedian Paul Merton will take the lead in a session at the EICC, open to the public with a complimentary ticket, on Knowing the Score: A Masterclass in TV Music, lifting the lid on why you care so much about Sherlock on the rooftop, or why you get all hot and bothered when Poldark takes his shirt off.

To book tickets to the exclusive screenings and Q&A’s, please visit the Filmhouse cinema website,

To book a complimentary ticket to see Paul Merton in session at the EICC, visit