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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British Invaders 200: Paradox (Part 1)

Paradox is a 2009 police series with some time-bending science fiction mixed in. When a satellite delivers images that may be from the future, how will people use them? Can they prevent a future crime?

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British Invaders 199: Ghost Stories for Christmas (Part 2)

It’s the season for A Ghost Story for Christmas from the BBC. This year we cover A View From a Hill (2005), Number 13 (2006) and Ghost Stories for Christmas with Christopher Lee (2000). All of these stories were written by M.R. James, and they are very spooky….

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British Invaders 198: Ghost Stories for Christmas (Part 1)

Once again, it’s time to look at the BBC’s excellent A Ghost Story for Christmas productions! This time, we’re looking at A View From a Hill (2005), Number 13 (2006) and Ghost Stories for Christmas with Christopher Lee (2000). Join us to talk about some spooky stories by M.R. James.

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British Invaders 197: The Champions (Part 2)

The Champions was a 1960s spy series from the ITC production company. Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett are granted super-human abilities after a strange experience in the Himalayas. How will they use their new skills?

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British Invaders 196: The Champions (Part 1)

The Champions was a 1960s spy series with a science fiction twist. When three international agents crash in the Himalayas, they are rescued by a mysterious civilization. The encounter will leave them forever changed….

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British Invaders 195: Frankenstein (Part 2)

Frankenstein is a very faithful 1968 adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic novel. When Victor Frankenstein combines modern science with ancient mysticism, he creates something both intelligent and dangerous.

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British Invaders 194: Frankenstein (Part 1)

Frankenstein is an unusually faithful adaptation of Mary Shelley’s iconic novel. The 1968 production starred Ian Holm as both Dr. Frankenstein and his creation.

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British Invaders 193: Sky (Part 2)

Sky was a 1975 ITV serial about a strange teenage boy who appears without explanation. Sky appears to be battling the mysterious Goodchild, but who are they? Why are they here?

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British Invaders 192: Sky (Part 1)

Sky was a 1975 serial about a strange and powerful teenager who appears out of nowhere. Who is he and why is he on Earth? Who is the mysterious Goodchild and what does he want? Is the world at stake?

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British Invaders 191: Kinvig (Part 2)

Kinvig was 1981 science fiction comedy from the acclaimed writer Nigel Kneale. Repair man Des Kinvig discovers a battle between alien races. Can he help to save the peaceful aliens that live inside the planet Mercury?

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British Invaders 190: Kinvig (Part 1)

Kinvig was 1981 science fiction comedy written by Nigel Kneale. UFO watcher Des Kinvig has a close encounter of his own. Can he save the world from the terrible Xux?

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British Invaders 189: Not The First Doctor (Part 2)

An Adventure in Space and Time was a docudrama that covered the origins of Doctor Who. This time, we discuss this 50th anniversary show and continue to look at the two 1960s Dalek films. This concludes our look at Doctor Who spinoffs into film and docudrama media.

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British Invaders 188: Doctor Who: Not The First Doctor (Part 1)

Doctor Who became very popular in the 1960s when the Daleks were introduced. This time we discuss the two cinematic adaptations: Dr. Who and the Daleks from 1965 and Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150AD from 1966. In part 2 we will look at the 2013 docudrama An Adventure in Space and Time.

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British Invaders 187: The Secret Service (Part 2)

The Secret Service was a 1969 series from Gerry Anderson that mixed puppets with live-action footage. Father Stanley Unwin and his gardner Mathew are spies. A remarkable device reduces Mathew to one-third of normal size. Father Unwin and Mathew can go places where few others can….

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British Invaders 186: The Secret Service (Part 1)

The Secret Service was a 1969 Supermarionation series from Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. Father Stanley Unwin and his gardner Mathew work for the secret service. A special device allows them to reduce Mathew to one-third normal size.

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British Invaders 185: The Deep (Part 2)

The Deep was a five-part BBC serial from 2010. The scientific research submarine Orpheus investigates the sea-floor of the Arctic Ocean. The crew also follows the path of the Hermes, an earlier submarine that did not return. What will these explorers find beneath the sea? What happened to the Hermes? Why are foreign governments and agencies so interested in these missions?

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British Invaders 184: The Deep (Part 1)

The Deep was an undersea mini-series from 2010. The scientific research submarine Orpheus investigates the depths of the Arctic Ocean. What happened to the previous research mission that did not return? What will the explorers find beneath the sea?

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British Invaders 183: The Guardians (Part 2)

The Guardians shows us a near-future version of England as a fascist dictatorship. Who is really in control when the jack-booted Guardians patrol the streets?

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British Invaders 182: The Guardians (Part 1)

The Guardians shows us a near-future vision of England — a fascist dictatorship. The Guardians are new military police force, but how much power do they have?

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British Invaders 181: The Uninvited (Part 2)

The Uninvited was an ITV miniseries from 1997. It showed us a number of people who had died, but later appeared to be alive and well. Are they really who they seem? What happened in the village of Sweet Hope?

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British Invaders 180: The Uninvited (Part 1)

The Uninvited was a 1997 miniseries that showed us a number of people who had died, but later appeared to be alive and well. Are they really who they seem? Who are The Uninvited?

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British Invaders 179: The Jensen Code (Part 2)

The Jensen Code was a 1973 ITV serial about a teenager discovering some strange activities. Strange people seem to be using a form of hypnosis and manipulating people’s memory. What are they doing to Dr. Jensen? What is the Jensen Code and what does it have to do with space travel?

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British Invaders 178: The Jensen Code (Part 1)

The Jensen Code was a 1973 television serial about a teenager who discovers a strange conspiracy. Who does he find and what do they want with a man called Dr. Jensen? What is the Jensen Code?

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British Invaders 177: She-Wolf of London (Part 2)

She-Wolf of London was a 1990/1991 werewolf series that started in England, and then moved to the US for the last several episodes. American student Randi Wallace is attacked by a creature on the English moors, and the consequences change her life…. The series was known as Love and Curses in the US.

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British Invaders 176: She-Wolf of London (Part 1)

She-Wolf of London started as a British werewolf series, and moved to the US for the last several episodes. An American student encounters a strange creature on the English moors and has an encounter that will change her life…. Also known as Love and Curses.

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