British Invaders 444: Skellig (Part 2)

Skellig was a 2009 Sky TV production. The 100-minute TV movie was an adaptation of David Almond’s novel of the same title. Who is the strange man living in Michael’s shed? What unusual abilities does he have?

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British Invaders 443: Skellig (Part 1)

Skellig was a 2009 Sky TV production. It was an adaptation of David Almond’s novel of the same title.

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British Invaders 442: The Watch (Part 2)

The Watch was a 2021 series based on elements of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books. With a legalized assassins’ guild and thieves’ guild, there was little need for a police force in Ankh-Morpork. Can the languishing City Watch begin to fight crime once again?

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British Invaders 441: The Watch (Part 1)

The Watch was a 2021 series based on elements of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld books. After years of legal thefts and assassinations, can the City Watch be turned into an effective police force?

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British Invaders 440: Mister Corbett’s Ghost (Part 2)

Mister Corbett’s Ghost was an ITV adaptation of Leon Garfield’s 1972 short story of the same name. The seasonal ghost story was broadcast on ITV in late December 1987.

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British Invaders 439: Mister Corbett’s Ghost (Part 1)

Mister Corbett’s Ghost was an adaptation of Leon Garfield’s 1972 short story of the same name. This seasonal ghost story was broadcast on ITV in December of 1987.

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British Invaders 438: The New Avengers (Part 2)

The New Avengers was the 1970s contiuation of the classic 1960s ITV spy-fi series The Avengers. Steed, Purdy and Gambit go up against spies, super-spies, robots and more! This show is not related to the Marvel Superhero franchise of the same name.

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British Invaders 437: Doctor Who 60th Anniversary!

The first episode of Doctor Who was originally broadcast on November 23, 1963 — 60 years ago today! Doctor Who would become a classic, and it is still being produced today. Join us as we celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the quintessential British Science Fiction series!

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British Invaders 436: The New Avengers (Part 1)

The New Avengers was the 1970s follow-up to the 1960s classic ITV espionage series The Avengers. It included some science-fiction elements and is often considered a “spy-fi” show. It isn’t related to the Marvel Superhero franchise of the same name.

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British Invaders 435: The Green Man (Part 2)

The Green Man was a 1990 BBC adaptation of the novel by Kingsley Amis from 1969. Albert Finney stars as hotelier and heavy drinker Maurice Allington. What happens when a teller of ghost stories sees a ghost of his own?

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British Invaders 434: The Green Man (Part 1)

The Green Man was a 1990 adaptation of the novel by Kingsley Amis. Albert Finney stars in this ghostly mini-series.

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British Invaders 433: Humans (Part 2)

Humans was a Channel 4 series about androids called “synths” that ran from 2015 to 2018. It brought up ideas of consciousness, rights, personhood and more.

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British Invaders 432: Humans (Part 1)

Humans was a Channel 4 series about androids called “synths” and how they interact with the general population. It ran from 2015 to 2018.

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British Invaders 431: Thunderbirds Movies (Part 2)

Thunderbirds was a 1960s Supermarionation puppet series from Gerry Anderson. In one of our “spinoff to different medium” discussions, we’re now covering the three Thunderbirds movies. The original puppet-based format went into the cinema with Thunderbirds are Go (1966) and Thunderbird 6 (1968). Puppets were replaced by real live actors for Thunderbirds (2004)!

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British Invaders 430: Thunderbirds Movies (Part 1)

Thunderbirds was a classic 1960s Supermarionation series from Gerry Anderson. This time, we’re talking about the three Thunderbirds movies. Thunderbirds are Go (1966) and Thunderbird 6 (1968) used the puppet format of the original series, while Thunderbirds (2004) brought the franchise to live action for the first time!

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British Invaders 429: Nobody’s House (Part 2)

Nobody’s House was a 1976 ITV children’s series about a ghost only known as “Nobody”. A family buys an old house in the country and discovers that it’s haunted! The ghost of a Victorian workhouse boy teaches us about the past and introduces us to a few more ghosts.

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British Invaders 428: Nobody’s House (Part 1)

Nobody’s House was a 1976 children’s series about a ghost called “Nobody”. A family moves from London to the country — only to find that their Victorian house is haunted!

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British Invaders 427: Quatermass 70th Anniversary!

Episode 1 of The Quatermass Experiment was first broadcast on July 18, 1953 — 70 years ago today! The Quatermass serials would become some of the most influential television programs from the UK. Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of this classic.

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British Invaders 426: The Midwich Cuckoos (Part 2)

The Midwich Cuckoos was a 2022 SkyTV adaptation of John Wyndham’s 1957 novel. All of the women of childbearing age in the village of Midwich become pregnant at the same time. What will the children born of this event be like?

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British Invaders 425: The Midwich Cuckoos (Part 1)

The Midwich Cuckoos was 2022 adaptation of John Wyndham’s classic novel of the same name. Everyone in the quiet village of Midwich loses consciousness all at once. What will happen when they all wake up simultaneously?

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British Invaders 424: Space Patrol (Part 2)

Space Patrol was a marionette puppet series from 1963. Larry Dart, Slim and Husky travel the solar system and beyond aboard Galasphere 347. This crew hails from Earth, Venus and Mars, and they encounter a variety of aliens.

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British Invaders 423: Space Patrol (Part 1)

Space Patrol was a marionette puppet series from 1963. Join Larry Dart, Slim and Husky as they travel the solar system aboard Galasphere 347!

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British Invaders 422: Intruders (Part 2)

Intruders was BBC 2 and BBC America co-production from 2014. The miniseries was based on the novel by Michael Marshall Smith. Why are people behaving strangely and going missing? What is the struggle for control that some characters seem to be going through?

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British Invaders 421: Intruders (Part 1)

Intruders was 2014 miniseries based on the novel by Michael Marshall Smith. Why are people behaving strangely and going missing? What is the struggle for control that some characters seem to be going through?

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British Invaders 420: Ivor the Engine (Part 2)

Ivor the Engine was an animated children’s show that first ran on ITV in 1958 and 1959. It moved to the BBC for its return in the 1970s. This Smallfilms production was set in rural Wales, and it was about a steam engine with a mind of his own. It also featured donkeys, elephants and dragons!

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British Invaders 419: Ivor the Engine (Part 1)

Ivor the Engine was an animated series for children that debuted in the late 1950s and returned in the 1970s. This Smallfilms production was about a steam engine with a mind of his own. It also had the odd dragon….

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British Invaders 418: Lost in Austen (Part 2)

Lost in Austen is a 2008 ITV drama where a modern-day woman finds herself inside the events of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Can she stand in for Elizabeth Bennett? What will Miss Bennet make of modern-day London?

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British Invaders 417: Lost in Austen (Part 1)

Lost in Austen is a 2008 ITV drama where a modern-day woman finds herself inside the events of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. How will this modern influence change the classic story?

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British Invaders 416: The Curse of the Mummy (Part 2)

The Curse of the Mummy is a 1970 episode of ITV’s Mystery and Imagination series of TV plays. This adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1903 novel The Jewel of the Seven Stars features the daughter of an Egyptologist taking change when her father inexplicably falls ill….

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British Invaders 415: The Curse of the Mummy (Part 1)

The Curse of the Mummy was a 1970 episode of ITV’s Mystery and Imagination strand of TV plays. The production was an adaptation of Bram Stoker’s 1903 Egyptology-themed novel The Jewel of the Seven Stars.

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British Invaders 414: Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal (Part 2)

Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal was a 2010 Sky Television adaptation of one of the Discworld novels (also called Going Postal). Former con artist Moist von Lipwig must pay for his crimes by attempting to revive the postal service. Can this public institution successfully compete against a commercial communications system called “The Clacks”?

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British Invaders 413: Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal (Part 1)

Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal was a 2010 Sky adaptation of one of the Discworld novels (also called Going Postal). Moist von Lipwig must pay for his crimes by attempting to reverse the fortunes of the postal service!

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British Invaders 412: Haunted (Part 2)

Haunted brought two ghost stories by contemporary authors to ITV for Christmas 1974.

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British Invaders 411: Haunted (Part 1)

Haunted presented a pair of ghost stories on ITV for Christmas 1974.

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British Invaders 410: The Avengers: The Tara King Years (Part 2)

The Avengers was a classic 1960s ITV espionage series. This “spy-fi” show included some science-fiction elements along with its spy concepts. It isn’t related to the Marvel Superhero franchise with the same name.

This time, we’re talking about series six (1968 – 1969) where Patrick Macnee and Linda Thorson star as John Steed and Tara King.

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British Invaders 409: The Avengers: The Tara King Years (Part 1)

The Avengers was a classic ITV espionage series from the 1960s. It included some science-fiction elements and is often considered a “spy-fi” show. It isn’t related to the Marvel Superhero franchise that has the same name.

In this two-part discussion, we’re talking about series six (1968 – 1969) featuring Patrick Macnee as John Steed and Linda Thorson as Tara King.

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British Invaders 408: Remember Me (Part 2)

Remember Me is a 2014 BBC ghost story about Tom Parfitt (played by Michael Palin). Why is he terrified of what’s in his house? What isn’t he telling people? Why does death seem to follow him wherever he goes?

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British Invaders 407: Remember Me (Part 1)

Remember Me is an intricate ghost story from 2014. Why is Tom Parfitt (played by Michael Palin) so desperate to leave his house that he will fake an accident?

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British Invaders 406: Kaldor City (Part 2)

Kaldor City is a series of audio plays unofficially based on both Doctor Who and Blake’s 7. The series from Magic Bullet Productions includes characters from Doctor Who: The Robots of Death and Blake’s 7: Weapon. This is our annual discussion of a spinoff of a British TV show into another medium.

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British Invaders 405: Kaldor City (Part 1)

Kaldor City is a series of audio plays from Magic Bullet Productions. It is unofficially a spinoff of both Doctor Who and Blake’s 7. This is our annual discussion of a spinoff of a British TV show into another medium.

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