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The podcast all about British Science Fiction Television.



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British Invaders 284: Red Dwarf 30th Anniversary

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:00:06 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, […]


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British Invaders 283: Black Mirror (Part 2)

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:00:46 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, […]


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British Invaders 282: Black Mirror (Part 1)

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 08:00:27 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests […]


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British Invaders 281: First Born (Part 2)

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:00:31 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. […]


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British Invaders 280: Blake’s 7 40th Anniversary

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:31 +0000

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…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you […]


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British Invaders 279: First Born (Part 1)

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 08:00:47 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders […]


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

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:00:13 +0000

Whistle and I’ll Come to You was a 2010 BBC Christmas Ghost Story. This M.R. James adaptation starred John Hurt. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an audio podcast that discusses television […]


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

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 22:34:03 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an […]


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British Invaders 276: Life on Mars (Part 2)

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:49:40 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach […]


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British Invaders 275: Life on Mars (Part 1)

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 22:16:31 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders […]


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British Invaders 274: Chiller (Part 2)

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:00:35 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on […]


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British Invaders 273: Chiller (Part 1)

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 08:00:23 +0000

Chiller was an anthology horror series from 1995. A number of well-known actors, writers and directors contributed to the show’s five episodes. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an audio podcast that […]


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British Invaders 272: Double 50th Anniversary!

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 08:00:12 +0000

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! Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us […]


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British Invaders 271: Big Finish Survivors (Part 2)

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 08:00:47 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on […]


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British Invaders 270: Big Finish Survivors (Part 1)

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 17:28:19 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on […]


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British Invaders 269: Demons (Part 2)

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 08:00:14 +0000

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! Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is […]


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British Invaders 268: Demons (Part 1)

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 08:00:03 +0000

Demons was a 2009 supernatural show from ITV. Luke Rutherford finds out he has inherited a strange legacy from his father…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an audio podcast that discusses […]


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British Invaders 267: Stingray (Part 2)

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 15:32:31 +0000

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! Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. […]


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British Invaders 266: Stingray (Part 1)

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 08:00:22 +0000

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! Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an […]


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British Invaders 265: Jekyll and Hyde (Part 2)

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 08:00:28 +0000

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 […]


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British Invaders 264: Jekyll and Hyde (Part 1)

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 08:00:44 +0000

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…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, […]


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British Invaders 263: Being Human (Part 2)

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 08:00:43 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can […]


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British Invaders 262: Being Human (Part 1)

Sun, 21 May 2017 08:00:30 +0000

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…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders […]


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

Sun, 07 May 2017 08:00:53 +0000

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…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an audio […]


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

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 08:00:42 +0000

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…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on […]


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British Invaders 259 Chimera: (Part 2)

Sun, 09 Apr 2017 08:00:16 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find […]


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British Invaders 258: Chimera (Part 1)

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:00:02 +0000

Chimera was a 1991 ITV serial from writer Stephen Gallagher. What happens when human genetic material is blended with something from another animal? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an audio podcast […]


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British Invaders 257: Dead Set (Part 2)

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 17:04:00 +0000

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! Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the […]


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British Invaders 256: Dead Set (Part 1)

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:07:25 +0000

Dead Set was a 2008 Charlie Brooker serial about zombies invading the Big Brother house! Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British Invaders Facebook Group. British Invaders is an audio podcast that discusses television shows. We do not distribute […]


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

Sun, 12 Feb 2017 08:00:57 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you […]


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

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 08:00:48 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the British […]


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British Invaders 253: Moondial (Part 2)

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 15:59:06 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can […]


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British Invaders 252: Moondial (Part 1)

Sun, 01 Jan 2017 08:00:28 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us […]


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

Sun, 18 Dec 2016 08:00:50 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can […]


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

Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:25:28 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and […]


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

Sun, 20 Nov 2016 19:07:22 +0000

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 […]


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

Sun, 06 Nov 2016 14:16:05 +0000

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. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach […]


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British Invaders 247: Ghostboat (Part 2)

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:00:58 +0000

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? Please send us your comments, […]


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British Invaders 246: Ghostboat (Part 1)

Sun, 09 Oct 2016 14:44:19 +0000

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…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the […]


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British Invaders 245: Joe 90 (Part 2)

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 17:31:17 +0000

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…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests […]


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