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My Science Fiction Life
Star Trek crew

Pride in science fiction

"If you view this series in the context of the time it was made it is totally revolutionary." FREETHINKER

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Paul Cornell

Writer Paul Cornell talks about how Doctor Who changed his life for the better.

Recommended Recollections

A selection of the best recollections on the site picked by you, the users.

"There aren't that many movies which have a computer programmer as the hero... it's worth watching just for that!" Jenny Day on Tron

"A cracking good read, which gives you a feel for the loneliness of a world familar yet changed beyond belief." paulgee31 on Day of the Triffids

"I can only imagine that special effects in Metropolis would have had the same sort of impact of those in Star Wars or Jurassic Park." Danfare on Metropolis

"The passage that still lingers is where Uncle Axel is telling the young David about sailors' journeys to the lands scarred by radiation." AndySawyer on The Chrysalids

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My Science Fiction Life TV show

My Science Fiction Life on TV

Watch clips from BBC Four's TV programme. Scientists, artists and contributors to this site explain how they've been inspired by science fiction.

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Classic Choice
Judge Dredd: He is the law

Judge Dredd & 2000 AD

"It consistently reflected modern times and culture and satirised this to great comic effect. Judge Dredd can be a very funny strip, with ice cold dark humour." paulvonscott

Themes in SF
Scene from the BBC television dramatisation of Nineteen Eighty Four

The Great British Dystopia

Experts explore why British Science Fiction says tomorrow's world will be a horrible place...

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Your recollections...
2001: A Space Odyssey

Big Screen Memories

From 2001 to Robocop, Star Wars to Zardoz and everything inbetween - readers recall their seminal science fiction moments.

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