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Andrew Younger

Rewind: ‘Space: 1999’ revisited

If, like myself, your earliest television memories include Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor, Bruce Banner’s transformation into the Incredible Hulk and the terrifying combination of Rod Hull and Emu, then it’s likely that lodged somewhere in the back of your mind will be images from the mid-‘70s sci-fi adventure series Space: 1999. Executively produced by Thunderbirds … >

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5 of the best ‘Blake’s 7’ episodes

Pitched to the BBC in 1977 by Daleks creator Terry Nation as “the Dirty Dozen in space”, Blake’s 7 ran for four hugely successful seasons on BBC One. > Buy Blake’s 7 on DVD on Amazon. Following our recent piece on why it’s time to reboot the show, here are 5 of our all-time favourite … >

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Why it’s time to reboot ‘Blake’s 7’

Pitched to the BBC in 1977 by Daleks creator Terry Nation as “the Dirty Dozen in space”, Blake’s 7 ran for four hugely successful seasons on BBC One. As the decades since its shocking series finale have passed, the show may be short on new admirers, but those who remember it do so fondly and … >

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‘Sapphire and Steel’ rewind: A look back at the ’70s British sci-fi fantasy series

“All irregularities will be handled by the forces controlling each dimension. Transuranic heavy elements may not be used where there is life. Medium atomic weights are available: Gold, Lead, Copper, Jet, Diamond, Radium, Sapphire, Silver and Steel. Sapphire and Steel have been assigned.” In an exciting development reported last month, Luther creator and Doctor Who … >

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