Science fiction TV

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Extraordinary review – help, my bum has become a 3D printer!
Encanto meets Derry Girls in a fun fantasy series where everyone – apart from its lead character – has a superpower. Although some of the abilities are very mundane …

Lucy Mangan

25, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Chris Boucher obituary
Writer and script editor who lent dramatic complexity to Blake’s 7 and devised some of Doctor Who’s most admired stories

Toby Hadoke

21, Dec, 2022 @3:51 PM

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TV: Barbara Ellen’s 10 best shows of 2022
Fire-breathing fantasy, hot drama in the kitchen, a tale of five sisters, many arrows, a lone boy, the wide open plain – and delicious Sicilian excess

Barbara Ellen

18, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Kindred review – Octavia E Butler’s daring sci-fi novel makes for hit-and-miss TV
The acclaimed author’s book, about a woman traveling back in time to a slave plantation, is transformed into an overlong yet well-acted series

Lauren Mechling

13, Dec, 2022 @6:07 AM

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‘There was one prima donna on Star Trek’: George Takei on William Shatner, love and life as an ‘enemy alien’
TV made him a star, but activism turned him into a hero. Now 85 and still going strong, the actor remembers his friendships and feuds, and his shameful treatment in the second world war

Simon Hattenstone

28, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Armando Iannucci: ‘I have ADHD, which explains why I can only work to deadlines’
The satirist on who makes him laugh, Tory attacks on the BBC, and the physics behind his sci-fi sitcom

Michael Hogan

20, Nov, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Doctor Who Am I review – a genial dive into the Whoniverse with one of its creators
Screenwriter Matthew Jacobs, who wrote Doctor Who: The Movie, plunges among fans of the sci-fi series to find out what makes Time Lord diehards tick

Leslie Felperin

26, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How the first female Time Lord changed Doctor Who forever
As Jodie Whittaker hands the baton to Ncuti Gatwa, we reflect on how embracing diversity has led to some of the show’s most unflinching and affirming tales

Beth Axford

21, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Peripheral review - Westworld creators’ new sci-fi is brilliant … if you can actually understand it
Chloë Grace Moretz stars in this bravura adaptation of a William Gibson novel, which is still immensely satisfying even if you have no idea what’s going on

Lucy Mangan

21, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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From the Triffids to Blake’s 7 and Ghostwatch: the BBC’s greatest cult classics
The Beeb has seemingly spent a century trying to scar the nation. Here are its most influential – and most terrifying – cult hits so far

Martin Belam

18, Oct, 2022 @2:39 PM

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Science fiction exhibition in London takes visitors on a journey into space
Voyage to the Edge of Imagination at the Science Museum uses AI and interactive exhibits to create an immersive experience

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

05, Oct, 2022 @4:27 PM

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Andor star Diego Luna: ‘I thought I could do whatever I wanted after Rogue One. I was naive’
As the Mexican actor reprises the role of Cassian Andor for the latest Star Wars spin-off, he talks about the the ups and downs of working with the franchise, and the film that made his name, Y Tu Mamá También

Ryan Gilbey

28, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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