British Invaders 381: Supernatural (Part 1)

Supernatural was a 1977 anthology series from the BBC. It featured eight gothic-horror stories with a common framing device. It is not related to the long-running American series of the same name.

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British Invaders 380: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (Part 2)

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams was a 2017 co-production from Channel 4 and Amazon Studios. It presented ten adaptations of Philip K. Dick’s stories. Many well known American and British actors starred in individual episodes. Concepts relating to identity, reality and humanity were highlighted in interesting ways.

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British Invaders 379: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (Part 1)

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams was a 2017 anthology series from Channel 4 and Amazon Studios. It adapted some of Philip K. Dick’s lesser-known short stories. Questions of identity, reality and humanity are common elements.

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British Invaders 378: Torchy the Battery Boy (Part 2)

Torchy the Battery Boy was an early puppet series from Gerry Anderson and Roberta Leigh. A toymaker makes a walking talking toy based on a torch (or flashlight) battery. This toy flies a rocket to a far away star called Topsy Turvey Land!

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British Invaders 377: Torchy the Battery Boy (Part 1)

Torchy the Battery Boy was an early puppet show from Gerry Anderson and Roberta Leigh. When a kindly old toymaker sees all of the children’s toys have a blow away, he makes a new toy. Will this toy be able to rescue the others?

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British Invaders 376: Psychoville (Part 2)

Psychoville is a horror/comedy show with a wide variety of characters living in different parts of England. What connects them? What happened at the mysterious Ravenhill Hospital?

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British Invaders 375: Psychoville (Part 1)

Psychoville is a comedy horror series that introduces us to a variety of characters scattered around England. Who is sending short but threatening letters to many of them?

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British Invaders 374: The Supermarionation Revival (Part 2)

The Supermarionation Revival is our roughly once-per-year topic about a spinoff from British SF TV into another medium. This time we are discussing the Supermarionation projects that Stephen La Riviere and Century 21 Films started releasing in 2014. These documentaries, new episodes and more were inspired by the 1960s puppet shows from Gerry Anderson!

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British Invaders 373: The Supermarionation Revival (Part 1)

The Supermarionation Revival is our annual discussion of a spinoff from British SF TV into another medium. This time we’re talking about the Supermarionation projects from Stephen La Riviere and Century 21 Films. These started in 2014 and are still being released in 2021. All inspired by the 1960s puppet shows from Gerry Anderson!

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British Invaders 372: Out of This World: Little Lost Robot (Part 2)

Little Lost Robot is the only surviving episode of ITV’s 1962 anthology series Out of this World. A robot with a modified version of one of the three laws of robotics is missing. What damage could it cause if it escapes? Dr. Susan Calvin must find this robot in a group of nearly identical robots. The episode was adapted from a short story by Isaac Asimov.

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British Invaders 371: Out of This World: Little Lost Robot (Part 1)

Little Lost Robot is the only surviving episode of the 1962 anthology series Out of this World. A potentially dangerous robot has found its way into a group of nearly identical robots. Can Dr. Susan Calvin identify the rogue robot? The episode was adapted from a story by Isaac Asimov.

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British Invaders 370: Years and Years (Part 2)

Years and Years is a 2019 BBC/HBO co-production that shows us roughly 15 years of the future. The rise of British populist politician Vivienne Rook may have some shocking consequences. We see this through the eyes of the extended Lyons family, and we see much of their personal lives as well.

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British Invaders 369: Years and Years (Part 1)

Years and Years is a 2019 production that looks at about 15 years of future history and politics. We see the rise of a populist politician and the sweep of history as it affects one particular family.

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British Invaders 368: Lizzie Dripping (Part 2)

Lizzie Dripping is a 1970s BBC series about an imaginative young girl who some call a “teller of tall tales” or even a “fibber”. What will happen when she meets a witch?

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British Invaders 367: Lizzie Dripping (Part 1)

Lizzie Dripping is a 1970s series about a young girl who lives in a world of her own — and also encounters a witch….

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British Invaders 366: The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells (Part 2)

The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells is a collection of four short dramas first broadcast on Sky Arts in 2016. It adapted some of H.G. Wells’ lesser-known supernatual stories.

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British Invaders 365: The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells (Part 1)

The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells adapted four supernatual tales from one of the best-known science fiction authors of all time. It was broadcast in 2016.

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British Invaders 364: The Phoenix and the Carpet (Part 2)

The Phoenix and the Carpet was a 1976 BBC Children’s production. A group of four young siblings discover a magical flying carpet and a strange golden egg. The egg soon hatches to reveal a strange and beautiful bird…. This serial was based on the novel by E. Nesbit (Edith Nesbit).

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British Invaders 363: The Phoenix and the Carpet (Part 1)

The Phoenix and the Carpet was a BBC Children’s serial from 1976. Four children discover a magical flying carpet — and talking phoenix…. It was based on the novel by E. Nesbit (Edith Nesbit).

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British Invaders 362: Good Omens (Part 2)

Good Omens was a 2019 BBC and Amazon Prime co-production based on the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The anti-christ has been born, and a war between heaven and hell is imminent! David Tennant and Michael Sheen star as an angel and a demon….

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British Invaders 361: Good Omens (Part 1)

Good Omens was a 2019 adaptation of the novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. It was a co-production from the BBC and Amazon Prime. Starring David Tennant, Michael Sheen and many others!

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British Invaders 360: Dead of Night (Part 2)

Dead of Night was a BBC anthology series of spooky stories first broadcast in late 1972. They were contemporary stories that were meant to avoid the gothic elements of many television ghost stories. Four of the seven episodes are missing, so we’re covering the remaining three.

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British Invaders 359: Dead of Night (Part 1)

Dead of Night was an anthology series of spooky stories that aired shortly before Christmas of 1972. Four of the seven episodes are missing, so we’re covering the remaining three.

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British Invaders 358: The Avengers: The Early Years (Part 2)

The Avengers was a classic 1960s spy series from ITV. Over six series, it gradually incorporated more science-fiction elements. Patrick Macnee played John Steed along with a variety of colleagues in espionage.

In this two-part discussion, we cover the first three series (1961 – 1964), which featured Ian Hendry as David Keel and Honor Blackman as Cathy Gale.

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British Invaders 357: The Avengers: The Early Years (Part 1)

The Avengers was a classic spy series that ran throughout the 1960s. It gradually incorporated more and more science-fiction elements. Patrick Macnee played the iconic John Steed along with a number of colleagues in espionage.

In this two-part discussion, we cover series 1 – 3 (1961 – 1964) featuring Ian Hendry as David Keel and Honor Blackman as Cathy Gale.

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British Invaders 356: The Dark Side of the Sun (Part 2)

The Dark Side of the Sun was a six-episode BBC serial from 1983. It combined supernatural elements with a conspiracy and a mystery from the distant past. It was set on the sunny Greek island of Rhodes.

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British Invaders 355: The Dark Side of the Sun (Part 1)

The Dark Side of the Sun was a 1983 BBC serial with mystereous and supernatural elements. It was set on the Greek island of Rhodes.

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British Invaders 354: Lavender Castle (Part 2)

Lavender Castle was a Gerry Anderson series that combined stop-motion and computer-animation. It was first broadcast in 1999 and 2000. Can Captain Thrice and the crew of the spaceship Paradox find Lavender Castle before the evil Dr. Agon stops them? Can a wooden spacecraft with a thatched roof really keep you warm?

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British Invaders 353: Timeslip 50th Anniversary

Timeslip is 50 years old today! Teenagers Liz and Simon go through a mysterious barrier and travel to the past and the future. What will they discover about the world and about themselves?

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British Invaders 352: Lavender Castle (Part 1)

Lavender Castle was a combined stop-motion and computer-animated series from Gerry Anderson that was first broadcast in 1999 and 2000. Captain Thrice and his crew search for Lavender Castle in the spaceship Paradox while trying to avoid the evil Dr. Agon….

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British Invaders 351: UFO 50th Anniversary

UFO is 50 years old today! Gerry Anderson’s first live action series was first broadcast on September 16, 1970. SHADO is a secret organization that defends the Earth from mysterious alien invaders….

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British Invaders 350: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Text Adventure (Part 2)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy “text adventure” computer game was designed by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky. It was released by Infocom in 1984. The game allowed you to play through part of the story as Arthur Dent, and then as other characters.

Bobby Blackwolf joins us as our special “gaming expert” guest!

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British Invaders 349: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Text Adventure (Part 1)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was released by Infocom as a “text adventure” computer game in 1984. It was designed by Douglas Adams himself along with Steve Meretzky.

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British Invaders 348: Solid Geometry (Part 2)

Solid Geometry was a 2002 short film for television that dealt with obsession, relationships and mathematics. Can this geometry change the fabric of reality?

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British Invaders 347: Solid Geometry (Part 1)

Solid Geometry was a 2002 short film for television that dealt obsession, mathematics and a theory that could change the world.

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British Invaders 346: An Englishman’s Castle (Part 2)

An Englishman’s Castle was a 1978 BBC alternate-history serial. This world where Nazi Germany won WWII seems surprisingly comfortable, but great evil lurks below the surface….

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British Invaders 345: An Englishman’s Castle (Part 1)

An Englishman’s Castle was a 1978 alternate history from the BBC. What would 1970s England look like if the Nazis had won WWII? This production gradually introduces us to the horrors….

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British Invaders 344: Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible (Part 2)

Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible was a BBC anthology horror spoof series from 2001. It took a humorous look at various British horror films of the 1960s and 1970s.

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British Invaders 343: Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible (Part 1)

Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible was an anthology horror series from 2001. It was a parody of classic British horror films of the 1960s and 1970s.

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British Invaders 342: Clangers (Part 2)

Clangers was a BBC children’s series that ran in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It introduced us to a strange group of aliens and all of the wonderful creatures they meet!

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