By Brian and Eamonn
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The British Invaders podcast 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. Reach them directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
||CleanBritish 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 Ffo.||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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. - Please send us your comments,||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... - Please send us your comments, questions,||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... - Please send us your comments, questions,||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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). -||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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 di..||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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. - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints.||5/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... -||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... -||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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. - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints.||4/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints.||3/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints.||3/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints.||2/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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 spacesh.||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.||2/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.||1/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.||1/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.... -||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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? - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints.||12/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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. - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at email@example.com,||12/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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. - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org,||12/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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? -||11/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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? - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.||11/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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.||10/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish 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. - Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints.||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 272: Double 50th Anniversary!||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! -||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 271: Big Finish Survivors (Part 2)||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. -||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 270: Big Finish Survivors (Part 1)||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. -||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 269: Demons (Part 2)||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.||8/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 268: Demons (Part 1)||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 email@example.com,||8/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 267: Stingray (Part 2)||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,||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 266: Stingray (Part 1)||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.||7/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 265: Jekyll and Hyde (Part 2)||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.||7/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 264: Jekyll and Hyde (Part 1)||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.... -||6/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 263: Being Human (Part 2)||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? -||6/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 262: Being Human (Part 1)||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,||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 261: Robert’s Robots (Part 2)||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.||5/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 260: Robert’s Robots (Part 1)||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.... -||4/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBritish Invaders 259 Chimera: (Part 2)||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,||4/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great guys.....Great show!
This podcast has given me new insights to shows that I love and has gotten me hooked on many more. I look forward to each episode. Each episode is well thought out and the host work great together. I highly recommend this podcast to any sci-fi fan.
Professional work from amateur enthusiasts
I have subscribed to this succint, yet successful podcast for a number of years and found it to be a great addition to my podcast listening rotation. The creators/commentators have uniquely stuck with a brief format that has needed very little if any tweaking. Each British scifi programme reviewed is analyzed quickly, but thoughtfully over two half hour podcasts that make for great commute listening. Brian and Eamon clearly demonstrate requisite fan passion for their subject matter, but unusually pull off a fairly professional review podcast that is balanced, well researched and free if the juvenile opinionated and banal bantering found in so many sci-fi/geek fandom podcasts. These fellas do a fine job of offering an almost journalistic cast that still satisfies the fan boy cravings! Great job chaps! Keep up the interesting and entertaining work!
One of My Favorites
I look forward to this show popping up in my iTunes queue. The hosts work well together, which is great considering they are on different points of the Earth as they record. They come to each episode with a solid knowledge of the episode they are going to talk about. In addition to their review of the particular show, they tell you about its availabilty, interesting trivia, and any spinoffs. I've learned a lot about British television in listening to this podcast. And the number one thing this show has going for it, is that the hosts stay on topic. They don't talk about themselves or gossip about British tv news. They keep these episodes evergreen so that a newcomer can start at episode one and enjoy each episode as much as the person who has been there from the beginning. Keep up the great work.