Tomorrow’s World: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction| Catch three ’50s sci-fi classics on BBC2

From Doctor Who to Star Wars, the four-part BBC2 documentary series Tomorrow’s World: The Unearthly History of Science Fiction explores our continuing fascination for all things Sci-Fi. Space, Invasion, Robots and Time are four themes covered by historian Dominic Sandbrook, who uses the show to checklist all our fave classics on the big and small screen. The series, which kicks off BBC2’s Sci-Fi Season, starts tonight at 9.45pm (10.30pm in Wales).

The Thing From Another World (1951)

To accompany the series, BBC2 will have late night screenings of 1951’s The Thing From Another World (tonight at 1.50am); 1955’s Quatermass (Sunday 23 November, 1am – its in HD also) and 1957’s Quatermass 2 (Friday 28 November, 1.50am).

To get you in the mood, here are the trailers.

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About Peter Fuller

Peter Fuller is an award-winning print, radio and television journalist and producer, with over 30 years experience covering film and television, with a special interest in world cinema and popular culture. He is a leading expert on the life and career of Vincent Price and actively promotes the actor's legacy through publications, websites and special events.

Posted on November 22, 2014, in Hammer-Amicus-Tigon, Must See, Sci-Fi and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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