BBC Home

Explore the BBC

24th November 2014
Accessibility help
Text only
My Science Fiction Life

BBC Homepage

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!



To 1930 | 1930s | 1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s | 2000s

To 1930

1886 (The Strange Case of) Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
Robert Louis Stevenson
1818 Frankenstein
Mary Shelley
1864 Journey to the Centre of the Earth
Jules Verne
1638 Man in the Moone
Bishop Francis Godwin
1926 Metropolis
Fritz Lang
1920 Rossum's Universal Robots (R.U.R.)
Karel Capek
1897 The Invisible Man
H G Wells
1909 The Machine Stops
E.M. Forster
1894 The Time Machine
H G Wells
1898 The War of the Worlds
H G Wells
1924 We
Yevgeny Zamyatin

Highly recommended

We asked some of our top contributors to suggest their favourite tales on the site. Here's a few of the ones they picked:

paulvonscott likes this memory of Day of the Triffids
"It's great to be a thicky!"

Lostinthought recommends this writer on Ringworld
"Excellent piece on the book and author."

Eloise_R likes a contribution about The Chrysalids
"Couldn't have said it better myself, and didn't!"

Paulg1974 likes this wry take on Crime Traveller
"Things like this can only be made due to the unique way the BBC is funded..."

darrenhf liked this personal account of Red Dwarf
"Red Dwarf is part of a marriage now."

Sourdust appreciated an analysis of Invasion of the Body Snatchers
"Exposes the shallowness of the lazy critical orthodoxy."

About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy