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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British Invaders 256: Dead Set (Part 1)

Dead Set was a 2008 Charlie Brooker serial about zombies invading the Big Brother house!

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British Invaders 255: Cruise of the Gods (Part 2)

Cruise of the Gods was a 2002 production about the stars of The Children of Castor meeting their fans on a cruise. The fictional 1980s science-fiction series sets up the satire of real science-fiction fans in this comedy.

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British Invaders 254: Cruise of the Gods (Part 1)

Cruise of the Gods was a 2002 production about a gathering of fans of The Children of Castor. The stars of this fictional 1980s SF series meet their fans in this comedy.

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British Invaders 253: Moondial (Part 2)

Moondial was a 1988 Children’s BBC serial that combined ghost-story elements with time travel. Minty finds herself talking to children from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. What can she do to help them? Who is the sinister Miss Raven, and what does she represent?

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British Invaders 252: Moondial (Part 1)

Moondial was a serial that first aired on Children’s BBC in 1988. When Minty explores a strange garden, she finds herself in the past. Is she seeing ghosts, or has she turned into a ghost?

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British Invaders 251: Ghost Stories for Christmas (Part 2)

A Ghost Story for Christmas was an annual event on the BBC in the 1970s. We are looking at The Treasure of Abbot Thomas and The Ash Tree. Both are adaptations of ghost stories by M.R. James.

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British Invaders 250: Ghost Stories for Christmas (Part 1)

A Ghost Story for Christmas was an annual event on the BBC in the 1970s. In the latest version of our own annual event, we are covering The Treasure of Abbot Thomas and The Ash Tree. Both were adapted from short stories by the great M.R. James.

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British Invaders 249: Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century (Part 2)

Shelock Holmes in the 22nd Century was a 1999 Scottish/American animated co-production that was broadcast on ITV. A revived Sherlock Holmes teams up with Inspector Beth Lestrade (a descendant of the original Lestrade) and a robot version of Doctor Watson. They must solve new versions of classic cases and go up against a clone of an enemy….

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British Invaders 248: Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century (Part 1)

Shelock Holmes in the 22nd Century brings us a revived version of the legendary detective in the future! He must solve cases and go up against a clone of his old enemy…. This animated cartoon was a Scottish/American co-production that started in 1999.

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British Invaders 247: Ghostboat (Part 2)

Ghostboat was a spooky ITV drama from 2006. A missing submarine from World War II reappears in 1981, in the midst of the Cold War. A new journey in an old vessel leads to a strange mix of Cold War and World War II events. Can a submarine be haunted?

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British Invaders 246: Ghostboat (Part 1)

Ghostboat was spooky two-part drama from 2006. A missing submarine from World War II suddenly reappears in the early 1980s. Following the course of the boat’s final voyage leads to some surprising consequences….

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British Invaders 245: Joe 90 (Part 2)

Joe 90 was a Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series from the late 1960s. Joe is a nine-year-old boy, and he’s also the most special agent of the World Intelligence Network! That’s because the amazing “BIG RAT” machine adds new skills, knowledge and abilities to his mind in each episode….

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British Invaders 244: Joe 90 (Part 1)

Joe 90 was a Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series from the late 1960s. Nine-year-old Joe gets new skills, knowledge and abilities added to his mind in each episode. This makes him the most special agent of the World Intelligence Network!

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British Invaders 243: Raven (Part 2)

Raven was a supernatural ITV serial from 1977. It had elements of environmentalism, astrology and even Arthurian Legends.

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British Invaders 242: Raven (Part 1)

Raven was a 1977 serial that mixed supernatural elements with environmental concerns. It also referenced the Arthurian Legends….

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British Invaders 241: Codename Icarus (Part 2)

Codename Icarus was a 1981 BBC serial that ran in five parts. A teenage mathematical genius goes to a new school and finds some strange things there. Ties to the world of espionage begin to emerge. What does this have to do with super-weapons?

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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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