British Invaders 240: Codename Icarus (Part 1)

Codename Icarus was a BBC serial from 1981. What do a young mathematical genius, a strange school and failed missile launch have in common? Can young Martin solve this mystery?

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British Invaders 239: In the Flesh (Part 2)

In the Flesh was a 2013/2014 Zombie series from BBC3. “Partially Deceased Syndrome” sufferers are treated and return to society in a more human-like form. The interactions between these former-zombies and the rest of society are the focus of this allegory-filled drama.

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British Invaders 238: In the Flesh (Part 1)

In the Flesh was a BBC3 Zombie series from 2013 and 2014. After the apocalyptic rising of the dead, the zombies are medically treated and become much more human. How will the “normal” humans deal with this?

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British Invaders 237: The Picture of Dorian Gray (Part 2)

The Picture of Dorian Gray was a 1976 BBC “Play of the Month” adaptation of the novel by Oscar Wilde. An English gentleman’s portrait ages and changes while his own appearance remains young and innocent. What consequences will fall on Dorian Gray and those around him?

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British Invaders 236: The Picture of Dorian Gray (Part 1)

The Picture of Dorian Gray was a 1976 BBC “Play of the Month” adaptation of the novel by Oscar Wilde. A young gentleman wishes that his painting would age and change while he remains the same….

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British Invaders 235: Big Finish Doctor Who Spin-Offs (Part 2)

Big Finish produces audio dramas based on Doctor Who and many other shows. In our annual discussion of TV shows branching into other media, we look at Doctor Who audio spin-offs. We’re covering Doctor Who: Unbound, Sarah Jane Smith and Vienna.

Also included, is a quick word from a great supporter of Doctor Who fandom who we lost far too soon (two years ago today). That’s near the end of the episode.

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British Invaders 234: Big Finish Doctor Who Spin-Offs (Part 1)

Big Finish produces audio dramas based on Doctor Who and many other shows. In one of our annual discussions of TV shows branching into other media, we look at three Doctor Who spin-offs. We’re starting with Doctor Who: Unbound and Sarah Jane Smith. We’ll get into Vienna next time.

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British Invaders 233: The Clifton House Mystery (Part 2)

The Clifton House Mystery was a 1978 six-part serial from ITV. The Clare family’s new home has more than just some old things in it. How will the family react to living in a haunted house?

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British Invaders 232: The Clifton House Mystery (Part 1)

The Clifton House Mystery was a 1978 haunted house serial from ITV. When the Clare family buys an old house in the Clifton area of Bristol, they find more than they expect….

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British Invaders 231: Wallace and Gromit (Part 2)

Wallace and Gromit is a series of claymation films from Nick Park, Aardman Animations and the BBC. In addition to the four short films, Wallace and Gromit have appeared in films, video games, concerts and more!

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British Invaders 230: Wallace and Gromit (Part 1)

Wallace and Gromit is a series of short claymation films that started in 1990. Nick Park, Aardman Animations and the BBC introduced us to a wonderful world of charming characters and a surprising amount of science fiction.

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British Invaders 229: The Owl Service (Part 2)

The Owl Service was a 1969 ITV serial based on a novel by Alan Garner. Mysterious things begin to happen when three teenagers discover a strange service of plates. An ancient legend makes it presence known. Are these young people doomed to repeat the legendary events of long ago?

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British Invaders 228: The Owl Service (Part 1)

The Owl Service was a 1969 serial based on Alan Garner’s novel of the same name. When three teenagers discover a service of dishes that feature owls, strange things occur. Are these people doomed to repeat events of long ago?

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British Invaders 227: Time Trumpet (Part 2)

Time Trumpet was a BBC satire from Armando Iannucci. Broadcast in 2006, it was presented as a show from 2031 that looked back at the previous 25 years….

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British Invaders 226: Time Trumpet (Part 1)

Time Trumpet was a 2006 BBC satire from Armando Iannucci. It was set in the year 2031 and looked back at the preceding 25 years….

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British Invaders 225: Ghost Stories for Christmas (Part 2)

We now continue our annual discussion of the BBC’s superb A Ghost Story for Christmas productions. We’re covering The Stalls of Barchester (1971) and Lost Hearts (1973). Both were adaptations of M.R. James stories.

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British Invaders 224: Ghost Stories for Christmas (Part 1)

It’s time for our annual discussion of the BBC’s excellent A Ghost Story for Christmas productions! This time, we’re looking at The Stalls of Barchester (1971) and Lost Hearts (1973). Please join us to talk about some spooky stories by M.R. James!

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British Invaders 223: The Boy from Space (Part 2)

The Boy from Space was an educational serial that ran as part of the Look and Read series under the BBC’s Television for Schools banner. It was first broadcast in 1971 and in a reformatted version in 1980.

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British Invaders 222: The Boy from Space (Part 1)

The Boy from Space was a children’s serial that ran as part of the Look and Read series under the BBC’s educational Television for Schools banner.

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British Invaders 221: Dracula (Part 2)

Dracula was a 1968 adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic novel for the ITV series Mystery and Imagination.

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British Invaders 220: Dracula (Part 1)

Dracula was an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic novel for the Mystery and Imagination series in 1968.

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British Invaders 219: Misfits (Part 2)

Misfits sees a group of young petty criminals being given special powers in a strange storm. What will they do with their new abilities? Will they ever grow up? This series combines science fiction, character drama and super-hero satire!

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British Invaders 218: Misfits (Part 1)

Misfits was a Channel 4 series about a group of teenagers who gain super-powers. What will these young criminals do with their new abilities? The series ran from 2009 through 2013.

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British Invaders 217: Dick Spanner, P.I. (Part 2)

Dick Spanner, P.I. featured a robotic detective prowling the streets in a strange alternate reality. This a 1980s science fiction and film-noire parody was a stop-motion animation series produced by Gerry Anderson and Christopher Burr.

An officially licensed release of the series is available on YouTube

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British Invaders 216: Dick Spanner, P.I. (Part 1)

Dick Spanner, P.I. was a 1980s science fiction parody of film noire detective mysteries! It was also the only stop-motion animation series produced by Gerry Anderson.

An officially licensed release of the series is available on YouTube.

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British Invaders 215: Fireball XL5 (Part 2)

Fireball XL5 was a 1962 “Supermarionation” series from Gerry Anderson. The crew of the Fireball XL5 go on regular missions into space for the World Space Patrol!

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British Invaders 214: Fireball XL5 (Part 1)

Fireball XL5 was a 1962 “Supermarionation” series produced by Gerry Anderson. Colonel Steve Zodiac of the World Space Patrol commands the Fireball XL5 rocket on missions in outer space!

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British Invaders 213: Doctor Who Comics (Part 2)

Doctor Who has regularly appeared in comic strips from 1964 through to the present day. During the years that Doctor Who did not have a regular series on television (1989 – 2005), the Seventh and Eighth Doctors had some exciting coverage in comic strips (as did the earlier Doctors). Even newer things would happen when Doctor Who returned to TV in 2005!

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British Invaders 212: Doctor Who Comics (Part 1)

Doctor Who has regularly appeared in comic strips from 1964 through to the present day. Let’s start from the beginning….

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British Invaders 211: Astronauts (Part 2)

Astronauts was a 1980s ITV comedy that put three people and a dog on a space station. How will these conflicting personalities survive in a small confined space for six months? Is it funny?

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British Invaders 210: Astronauts (Part 1)

Astronauts was a 1980s comedy set on a space station. What happens when you put three British astronauts with conflicting personalities in small space for six months? More importantly, is it funny?

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British Invaders 209: City Beneath the Sea (Part 2)

City Beneath the Sea and Secret Beneath the Sea were ITV serials from the 1960s. Mark Bannerman and Peter Blake find themselves in a strange underwater base. Can they trust the mysterious man who is running it?

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British Invaders 208: City Beneath the Sea (Part 1)

City Beneath the Sea and Secret Beneath the Sea were early-1960s children’s serials. Journalist Mark Bannerman and his young assistant Peter Blake find themselves on a submarine that has been hijacked. Where will it go and what will they find?

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British Invaders 207: King of the Castle (Part 2)

King of the Castle was a 1977 ITV children’s serial. Roland is struggling at school and is bullied near his home. A fall down a broken lift puts him on a journey through a strange and surreal world.

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British Invaders 206: King of the Castle (Part 1)

King of the Castle was a 1977 children’s serial. Young Roland is bullied by a group of teenagers and takes refuge in a broken elevator. After falling, he finds himself in a strange new world….

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British Invaders 205: The Fades (Part 2)

The Fades was a 2011 BBC serial about supernatural ghost-like creatures. Can a teenager called Paul turn the tides in the battle against the dead?

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British Invaders 204: The Fades (Part 1)

The Fades was a BBC serial from 2011 that brought us supernatural ghost-like creatures. These “Fades” are trapped on Earth trying to regain living bodies….

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British Invaders 203: Red Shift (Part 2)

Red Shift was a 1978 BBC Play for Today that dealt with three young men living in different time-periods. Strangely, they seem to be connected through items, ideas and even physical ailments.

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British Invaders 202: Red Shift (Part 1)

Red Shift was a 1978 BBC production that aired as part of the Play for Today series. Tom, Thomas and Macey are three young men living in different time-periods spread throughout British history. What is the strange connection that will bring their lives together?

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British Invaders 201: Paradox (Part 2)

Paradox was a 2009 BBC police series that saw pictures from the future arriving in the present. Can future crimes be solved before they happen?

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