The series heads to the very frontiers of space and science to produce the definitive television history of science fiction. The story of one of the liveliest and most stimulating genres in popular culture will be told through its impact on cinema, television and literature. Each episode will explore one of the enduring themes of science fiction: time travel; the exploration of space; robots and artificial intelligence; and aliens. It will be made with the help of the genre's greatest pioneers: the filmmakers, writers, actors, and graphic artists whose obsession and imagination has taken them into the unknown. Having explored the future, the past, parallel universes and galaxies far, far away, they are now ready to report back on their experiences.
Accompanying BBC Two's landmark history of Science Fiction, "Tomorrow's Worlds", these exclusive iPlayer films give three contrasting, but revealing, insights into the world of Science Fiction. In "Stories from the Stars", leading actors including William Shatner, Rutger Hauer, Nichelle Nichols and Richard Dreyfuss share surprising and entertaining on- and off-set anecdotes. In "Invasion of the Fans", an assortment of British SF enthusiasts share their passions, from dressing up as Cybermen to founding a Jedi religion. And in "Days of Fear and Wonder" Geek Syndicate podcasters - David Monteith and Barry Nugent - review the British Film Institute's blockbuster Science Fiction film season "Days of Fear and Wonder".
From Star Wars to 2001: A Space Odyssey, and from Jurassic Park to Doctor Who, each program is packed with contributors behind these creations and traces the developments of Robots, Space, Invasion and Time. Narrated by Mark Gatiss, Doctor Who writer, actor, and co-creator of the BBC’s Sherlock, the series determines why science fiction is not merely a genre… for its audience it’s a portal to a multi-verse – one that is all too easy to get lost in.
Collection de recueils d'anthologies publiés par le Livre de poche dans les années 1970 sous la triple direction de Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis et Gérard Klein. …