British Invaders


British Invaders: The podcast all about British Science Fiction Television features a lively two-person exchange about different television series, tele-films and mini-series. These discussions serve as both an introduction and an entertaining conversation, catering to both those who have seen and those who have yet to see these British science fiction and fantasy shows. Each show is presented in two parts, with new episodes appearing every two weeks. British Invaders covers everything from story-lines to production details to spinoff material. Past topics have included Doctor Who, Sapphire and Steel, Red Dwarf, Day of the Triffids, Jekyll, Robin of Sherwood, and many more.

With topics that range from the captivatingly odd to the addictively entertaining, join hosts Eamonn Clarke and Brian Doob as they discuss British science fiction and related genres.

The Avengers was an iconic 1960s spy series from ITV. It featured some science-fiction elements and is often considered a “spy-fi” show. In this two-part discussion, we cover series four and five (1965 – 1968) featuring Patrick Macnee as John Steed and Diana Rigg as Emma Peel. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and […]

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Supernatural was a spooky horror anthology series from 1977. This BBC show brought us eight stories as presented to “The Club of the Damned”. It is not related to the long-running American series of the same name. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can […]

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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. 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 […]

Podcast by - 10/17/2021 10:31 AM Comments (0)

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

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

Podcast by - 9/19/2021 7:18 AM Comments (0)

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

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

Podcast by - 8/22/2021 9:21 AM Comments (0)

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? 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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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? 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 […]

Podcast by - 7/25/2021 1:00 AM Comments (0)

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! Please […]

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