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 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). Please send us your comments, […]

Podcast by - 2/21/2021 9:49 AM Comments (0)

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

Podcast by - 2/7/2021 9:38 AM Comments (0)

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

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

Podcast by - 1/9/2021 6:00 PM Comments (0)

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

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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. 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 […]

Podcast by - 12/13/2020 8:36 AM Comments (0)

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 […]

Podcast by - 11/29/2020 10:57 AM Comments (0)

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 […]

Podcast by - 11/15/2020 11:09 AM Comments (0)

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

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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. 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 […]

Podcast by - 10/18/2020 10:35 AM Comments (0)