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British Paramount Theme Park plans – Latest News

London Resort Company Holdings, the developer behind the proposed multi-billion pound London Paramount Entertainment Resort in North Kent, which could see attractions devoted to Doctor Who as well as Star Trek as part of its offering, has just completed a round of public consultation events in the two towns local to the site, Dartford and Gravesham,Continue reading British Paramount Theme Park plans – Latest News

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Doctor Who tops BFI favourite SF character poll

  The ultimate showdown between science fiction heroes The Doctor and Ellen Ripley – both also comic heroes – has seen British TV’s favourite Time Lord from Doctor Who emerge victorious in a British Film Institute poll we mentioned recently. The BFI launched its poll to find the nation’s favourite SF character back in August as part of itsContinue reading Doctor Who tops BFI favourite SF character poll

Ripley vs. the Doctor: BFI Poll Reveals UK’s Two Favourite Sci-Fi Characters, Now You Decide Who Comes Out on Top

The votes are in and the British Film Institute today announces the final two vying to be named as the UK’s favourite Sci-Fi character of all time. The BFI launched its poll to find the nation’s favourite Sci-Fi character back in August, with the poll held as part of its major nationwide celebration of science fiction onContinue reading Ripley vs. the Doctor: BFI Poll Reveals UK’s Two Favourite Sci-Fi Characters, Now You Decide Who Comes Out on Top

Historian and author Dominic Sandbrook head to the very frontiers of space and science to offer audiences the definitive television history of science fiction. Image: BBC

BBC heads to the frontiers of space and time with new Science Fiction programming

  The BBC has announced a number of science fiction-related programmes, including a new four-part series on BBC Two in which Dominic Sandbrook explores how science fiction has offered a revealing window into our dreams and our nightmares that will feature input from the likes of comics writer and author Neil Gaiman, Time Traveller’s Wife andContinue reading BBC heads to the frontiers of space and time with new Science Fiction programming

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British Museum to host British Film Institute Science Fiction event

  The British Film Institute’s science fiction blockbuster project “Days of Fear and Wonder” will blast off from the forecourt of the British Museum in spectacular style in August, with a trilogy of science fiction classics screening over three successive nights, including the comic strip-inspired 1980 film Flash Gordon. Following the sold-out screenings presented atContinue reading British Museum to host British Film Institute Science Fiction event