British Invaders 312: Robin Redbreast (Part 2)

Robin Redbreast was a 1970 BBC1 folk horror drama that was broadcast as part of the Play for Today series. When Norah Palmer moves from London to a small country village, not all is as it seems. Are the locals just being helpful, or is something else going on?

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British Invaders 311: Robin Redbreast (Part 1)

Robin Redbreast was a folk horror drama that was broadcast as part of Play for Today in 1970. What will Norah Palmer find when she moves from London to a small country village?

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British Invaders 310: Whoops Apocalypse (Part 2)

Whoops Apocalypse was a 1982 ITV polital satire about the events that might lead to the end of the world. Can American President Johnny Cyclops and British Prime Minister Kevin Pork save the world? Why is Superman meeting with members of the British government?

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British Invaders 309: Whoops Apocalypse (Part 1)

Whoops Apocalypse was a 1982 ITV serial about the political events that would lead to World War III. It was of course a comedy….

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British Invaders 308: The Cloning of Joanna May (Part 2)

The Cloning of Joanna May was a 1992 ITV serial. Carl May has a strange and tortured relationship with his ex-wife Joanna. Wanting a younger version of her, he arranges for the creation of several human clones!

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British Invaders 307: The Cloning of Joanna May (Part 1)

The Cloning of Joanna May was a 1992 ITV serial. Carl May has as strange and tortured relationship with his ex-wife Joanna….

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British Invaders 306: Harry Price: Ghost Hunter (Part 2)

Harry Price: Ghost Hunter features the real historical figure Harry Price investigating the alleged haunting of a politician’s wife. This 2015 ITV production is set in the 1920s in the aftermath of WWI and the Spanish Flu.

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British Invaders 305: Harry Price: Ghost Hunter (Part 1)

Harry Price: Ghost Hunter was a 2015 TV movie about a real-life ghost hunter trying to debunk a haunting in the 1920s.

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British Invaders 304: Supercar (Part 2)

Supercar was the first science-fiction Supermarionation series from Gerry Anderson. It brought us an amazing vehicle and a number of marionette puppet characters. It ran on ITV in 1961 and 1962.

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British Invaders 303: Supercar (Part 1)

Supercar was a Supermarionation series from Gerry Anderson. It brought us an amazing vehicle and a variety of marionette puppet characters.

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British Invaders 302: The Enfield Haunting (Part 2)

The Enfield Haunting was a three-part ghost story from Sky Television. This 2015 Ghost Story was based on real-life events from the 1970s.

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British Invaders 301: The Enfield Haunting (Part 1)

The Enfield Haunting was a three-part ghost story from 2015. It was based on a series of real-life events from the 1970s.

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British Invaders 300: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller (Part 2)

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller featured a man telling stories by the fireplace with his talking dog. Live actors, muppets and other creations were used to tell a series of nine European folktales.

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British Invaders 299: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller (Part 1)

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller combined live actors with creatures and muppets to tell European folktales.

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British Invaders 298: The Last Dragonslayer (Part 2)

The Last Dragonslayer is a 2016 Sky TV production that blends fantasy with modern-day elements. Jennifer Strange has been named as the Dragonslayer — but what happens if she doesn’t want to kill a dragon? This show was based on the novel by Jasper Fforde.

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British Invaders 297: The Last Dragonslayer (Part 1)

The Last Dragonslayer is a 2016 Sky TV production that blends fantasy with modern-day elements. Will young Jennifer Strange follow her destiny and kill a dragon? This show was based on the novel by Jasper Fforde.

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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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