British Invaders 296: Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace (Part 2)

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace was a 2004 Channel 4 parody of 1980s horror, medical and police dramas. Fictional writer Garth Marenghi and his team introduce us to the long lost series Darkplace….

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British Invaders 295: Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace (Part 1)

Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace is a 2004 satire of 1980s horror, medical and police dramas. Fictional writer Garth Marenghi and his team introduce us to a lost classic called Darkplace….

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British Invaders 294: The Chronicles of Narnia (Part 2)

The Chronicles of Narnia was the BBC version of the classic children’s novels by CS Lewis. The three serials adapted The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe (1988), Prince Caspian (1989), Voyage of the Dawntreader (1989) and The Silver Chair (1990).

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British Invaders 293: The Chronicles of Narnia (Part 1)

The Chronicles of Narnia was the BBC’s adaptation of the classic children’s novels by CS Lewis. The series ran from 1988 through 1990 and covered The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, Voyage of the Dawntreader and The Silver Chair.

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British Invaders 292: Utopia (Part 2)

Utopia was a 2013/2014 conspiracy series from Channel 4. The series had ongoing storylines, science fiction elements, a highly stylized look and a great deal of violence.

Please excuse the delay in releasing this episode (it was due to technical difficulties).

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British Invaders 291: Utopia (Part 1)

Utopia was a conspiracy series with science fiction elements, a highly stylized look and lots of violence. It ran on Channel 4 in 2013 and 2014.

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British Invaders 290: Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Part 2)

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde is a 2003 version of the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson. John Hannah stars as both Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Jekyll’s research into personality quickly leads to some startling consequences….

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British Invaders 289: Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Part 1)

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde is a 2003 adaptation of the classic novella by Robert Louis Stevenson. John Hannah stars in the famous dual-role. When Dr Henry Jekyll’s research brings him to experiment on himself, things begin to go wrong….

The show we are discussing has some rather intense imagery involving violence and rape. Some people may want to avoid watching this one.

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British Invaders 288: 1990 (Part 2)

1990 was a dystopian BBC series from 1977 and 1978. Reporter Jim Kyle (played by Edward Woodward) fights against the British authoritarian regime of the near future.

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British Invaders 287: 1990 (Part 1)

1990 was a 1970s series about a dystopian future in the UK. Reporter Jim Kyle (played by Edward Woodward) is under the scrutiny of the sinister Public Control Department….

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British Invaders 286: Late Night Story (Part 2)

Late Night Story was a BBC2 series of short stories read by Tom Baker. They were five fifteen-minute episodes, all of them dark stories about childhood….

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British Invaders 285: Late Night Story (Part 1)

Late Night Story was a series of short story readings by Tom Baker that ran on BBC Television. They were macabre stories about childhood….

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British Invaders 284: Red Dwarf 30th Anniversary

Red Dwarf is 30 years old today! The BBC2 space comedy originally ran from 1988 through 1999. Since 2009, the series has enjoyed a revival on Dave. Dave Lister is revived after three million years in stasis aboard the Jupiter Mining Corporation spaceship Red Dwarf. What could possibly go wrong?

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British Invaders 283: Black Mirror (Part 2)

Black Mirror is an anthology series that usually examines the “side-effects” of possible near-future technology. We are covering the seven-episode run that was broadcast on Channel 4 from 2011 through 2014. We are not looking at the later episodes produced by Netflix. The series was created by Charlie Brooker.

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British Invaders 282: Black Mirror (Part 1)

Black Mirror is an anthology series that looks at how people interact with technology. We are covering the seven-episode run that was broadcast on Channel 4 from 2011 through 2014. We are not looking at the later episodes produced by Netflix. The series was created by Charlie Brooker.

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British Invaders 281: First Born (Part 2)

First Born was a 1988 BBC serial that dealt with the creation of a human-gorilla hybrid called Gor. What kind of life we’ll he have? How will he react to discovering his strange heritage? This show was adapted from the novel Gor Saga by Maureen Duffy.

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British Invaders 280: Blake’s 7 40th Anniversary

Blake’s 7 is 40 years old today! Terry Nation’s classic space show ran from 1978 through 1981 on the BBC. A small group of outlaws use a stolen alien spaceship to fight against the powerful and oppressive Federation….

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British Invaders 279: First Born (Part 1)

First Born was a 1988 BBC serial starring Charles Dance. When Dr. Edward Forrester attempts to create a human-gorilla hybrid, what type of creature might be born?

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British Invaders 278: Whistle and I’ll Come to You (Part 2)

Whistle and I’ll Come to You was a 2010 BBC Christmas Ghost Story. This M.R. James adaptation starred John Hurt.

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British Invaders 277: Whistle and I’ll Come to You (Part 1)

Whistle and I’ll Come to You was a 2010 BBC production starring John Hurt. It is an adaptation of a ghost story by M.R. James.

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British Invaders 276: Life on Mars (Part 2)

Life on Mars was a 2006/2007 BBC series that combined time-travel and police-procedural genres. Police Detective Sam Tyler has a car accident in 2006 and wakes up in 1973. Is he mad? Is he in a coma? Did he go back in time?

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British Invaders 275: Life on Mars (Part 1)

Life on Mars was a 2006 series that saw police detective Sam Tyler sent back to 1973. Is he mad? Is he in a coma? Did he go back in time?

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British Invaders 274: Chiller (Part 2)

Chiller was a 1995 anthology horror series from ITV. Actors and behind-the-scenes contributors included Serena Gordon, Martin Clunes, Nigel Havers, John Simm, Maggie O’Neill, Lawrence Gordon Clark, Stephen Gallagher, Anthony Horowitz and many others.

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British Invaders 273: Chiller (Part 1)

Chiller was an anthology horror series from 1995. A number of well-known actors, writers and directors contributed to the show’s five episodes.

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British Invaders 272: Double 50th Anniversary!

Two legendary shows were first broadcast 50 years ago today, on September 29, 1967. The first episodes of Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and The Prisoner both aired that night. Here’s our little anniversary celebration!

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British Invaders 271: Big Finish Survivors (Part 2)

Survivors was a 1970s BBC post-apocalyptic series created by Terry Nation. Big Finish Productions is now producing Survivors audio dramas with new characters along with some of the originals. We are discussing the audios.

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British Invaders 270: Big Finish Survivors (Part 1)

Survivors was Terry Nation’s post-apocalyptic drama from the 1970s. Big Finish Productions is now producing brand new Survivors audio dramas with original cast members and some new characters. This time, we discuss these audios.

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British Invaders 269: Demons (Part 2)

Demons was a 2009 supernatural show from ITV. Luke Rutherford discovers he descends of Abraham Van Helsing himself. Young Luke is soon hunting demons and vampires!

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British Invaders 268: Demons (Part 1)

Demons was a 2009 supernatural show from ITV. Luke Rutherford finds out he has inherited a strange legacy from his father….

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British Invaders 267: Stingray (Part 2)

Stingray was a 1964/1965 ITV series from Gerry Anderson. Supermarionation puppet characters like Troy Tempest and Phones used a remarkable submarine to defend humanity from threats under the ocean!

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British Invaders 266: Stingray (Part 1)

Stingray was a Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series that ran in 1964 and 1965. Troy Tempest and the other puppet-characters fight a host of undersea villains!

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British Invaders 265: Jekyll and Hyde (Part 2)

Jekyll and Hyde tells a story that takes place many years after the events of Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1886 novella. This 2015 ITV series sees Henry Jekyll’s grandson Robert embroiled in a world filled with strange monsters. Mysterious organizations are trying to control Jekyll — or are they looking for someone else? The series was created by Charlie Higson.

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British Invaders 264: Jekyll and Hyde (Part 1)

Jekyll and Hyde was a 2015 series based on the 1886 novella by Robert Louis Stevenson. This ITV production from Charlie Higson saw Henry Jekyll’s grandson returning to London to confront his family history. Hyde is never too far away….

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British Invaders 263: Being Human (Part 2)

Being Human was a BBC Three series that ran from 2009 through 2013. A vampire, a werewolf and a ghost share an apartment and try to have normal “human” lives. Will the supernatural world leave them in peace, or will things get more complicated?

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British Invaders 262: Being Human (Part 1)

Being Human was a 2009-2013 series about a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost living together. They try to live ordinary lives, but the supernatural world doesn’t always leave them alone….

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British Invaders 261: Robert’s Robots (Part 2)

Robert’s Robots was a 1970s ITV comedy for children. Robert Sommerby is building robots! The robots look like humans, so some confusion will follow….

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British Invaders 260: Robert’s Robots (Part 1)

Robert’s Robots was a 1970s children’s comedy from ITV. Robert Sommerby has secretly constructed several humanoid robots for the government. They freely roam his country home and interact with the locals — comedy ensues….

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British Invaders 259 Chimera: (Part 2)

Chimera was a 1991 ITV serial from writer Stephen Gallagher. Not all is as it seems at the Jenner Fertility Clinic. Human and chimpanzee genetic material are being mixed — but what will be the result?

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British Invaders 258: Chimera (Part 1)

Chimera was a 1991 ITV serial from writer Stephen Gallagher. What happens when human genetic material is blended with something from another animal?

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British Invaders 257: Dead Set (Part 2)

Dead Set was a 2008 Channel 4 (E4) serial about zombies invading the Big Brother house. Charlie Brooker bring us the usual zombie mayhem along with Davina McCall as a zombie-version of herself!

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