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Get the background on your favourite TV and film characters and stories.

The closing credits need not spell the end of your favourite screen stories and characters. With film and TV tie-ins – prequels, sequels, encyclopedias and spinoffs – you can go deeper into the on-screen worlds you love. Discover backstories, expand on character development and uncover what happened after the curtain closed. Get the whole picture with these great books and see the other side of the screen.

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