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Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

A series exploring the science fiction genre. Dominic Sandbrook looks at writers' enduring fascination with outer space, dating back to the 19th century with Jules Verne. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
William Shatner
Participant:
Nichelle Nichols
Participant:
Anthony Daniels
Participant:
Kenny Baker
Participant:
Zoe Saldana
Participant:
Neil Gaiman

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dominic Sandbrook continues his exploration of science fiction by looking at its obsession with alien invasion, from all-out assault to sinister hidden threats. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
David Tennant
Participant:
Steven Moffat
Participant:
Richard Dreyfuss
Participant:
Roland Emmerich
Participant:
Phil Tippett
Participant:
Douglas Trumbull

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Dominic Sandbrook continues his exploration of science fiction by looking at its robot obsession, from Frankenstein's monster to the provocative ideas of Blade Runner. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
Rutger Hauer
Participant:
Peter Weller
Participant:
Gale Anne Hurd
Participant:
Anthony Daniels
Participant:
Kenny Baker
Participant:
Edward James Olmos
Participant:
William Gibson

Duration: 4 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Dominic Sandbrook concludes his exploration of the most innovative and imaginative of all genres by considering science fiction's most alluring theme - time travel. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Robert Murphy
Series Producer:
John Das
Series Producer:
Ben Southwell
Executive Producer:
Michael Poole
Participant:
David Tennant
Participant:
Karen Gillan
Participant:
Steven Moffat
Participant:
Christopher Lloyd
Participant:
Bob Gale
Participant:
Scott Bakula
Participant:
Audrey Niffenegger