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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

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

Flash Gordon Film Poster

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