40 episodes

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 britishinvaders@gmail.com.

British Invaders Brian and Eamonn

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

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 britishinvaders@gmail.com.

    British Invaders 357: The Avengers: The Early Years (Part 1)

    British Invaders 357: The Avengers: The Early Years (Part 1)

    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 […]

    • 35 min
    British Invaders 356: The Dark Side of the Sun (Part 2)

    British Invaders 356: The Dark Side of the Sun (Part 2)

    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 […]

    • 33 min
    British Invaders 355: The Dark Side of the Sun (Part 1)

    British Invaders 355: The Dark Side of the Sun (Part 1)

    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 […]

    • 21 min
    British Invaders 354: Lavender Castle (Part 2)

    British Invaders 354: Lavender Castle (Part 2)

    Lavender Castle was a Gerry Anderson series that combined stop-motion and computer-animation. It was first broadcast in 1999 and 2000. Can Captain Thrice and the crew of the spaceship Paradox find Lavender Castle before the evil Dr. Agon stops them? Can a wooden spacecraft with a thatched roof really keep you warm? Please send us […]

    • 25 min
    British Invaders 353: Timeslip 50th Anniversary

    British Invaders 353: Timeslip 50th Anniversary

    Timeslip is 50 years old today! Teenagers Liz and Simon go through a mysterious barrier and travel to the past and the future. What will they discover about the world and about themselves? Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at britishinvaders@gmail.com, and you can find us on the […]

    • 11 min
    British Invaders 352: Lavender Castle (Part 1)

    British Invaders 352: Lavender Castle (Part 1)

    Lavender Castle was a combined stop-motion and computer-animated series from Gerry Anderson that was first broadcast in 1999 and 2000. Captain Thrice and his crew search for Lavender Castle in the spaceship Paradox while trying to avoid the evil Dr. Agon…. Please send us your comments, questions, requests and complaints. You can reach us at […]

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

micksmitty ,

A Retro-British T.V. Chat

A very fun and informative podcast about T.V. shows from the U.K..The shows the two host covers are that of a sci-fi,horror,and fantasy theme. Give it a listen.Highly recommend!

Pekka K. ,

Interesting show about British TV

A well researched and informative podcast about British TV shows, some of which made it across the pond and some which didn't. The hosts give a review and general history of each show. Then they discuss availablity to rent or purchase through the various movie and TV rental services in the US, UK and Canada. Greatly expanded my viewing list.

Paladin2000 ,

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.

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