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A republication of the Future Tense series of blogs about British science fiction television. Part One covers the earliest productions of RUR and The Time Machine through to Quatermass, Doctor Who and Out of the Unknown.
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FUTURE TENSE: British Science Fiction Television - Part One / 1938–1969: ‘Bring Something Back’  - From R.U.R to The Prisoner
R.U.R ©BBC 1938 Originally posted on the original Moviemail website (now sadly revamped and no longer providing the same opportunity to write such pieces), this was a series of blogs tracing the
apocalyptic themes of British science fiction television. It ...
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FUTURE TENSE: British Science Fiction Television - Part One / 1938–1969: ‘Bring Something Back’  - From R.U.R to The Prisoner
R.U.R ©BBC 1938 Originally posted on the original Moviemail website (now sadly revamped and no longer providing the same opportunity to write such pieces), this was a series of blogs tracing the
apocalyptic themes of British science fiction television. It ...
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QUATERMASS - Blu-Ray Review
After successfully adapting the three Quatermass television stories
of the 1950s and with the box office tills ringing from the
well-received cinema version of Quatermass and the Pit (1967),
Hammer Films approached creator-writer Nigel 'Tom' Kneale for a...
QUATERMASS - Blu-Ray Review
QUATERMASS - Blu-Ray Review
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10TH ANNIVERSARY COMPETITION: Win Doctor Who - The Book of Whoniversal Records
It's the end, but the moment has been prepared for. Yes, it's the last of our 10th Anniversary competitions celebrating a decade of blogging and, generally, babbling to ourselves here at Cathode Ray Tube .   Those lovely people at BBC Books and Penguin Rand...
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10TH ANNIVERSARY COMPETITION: Win Doctor Who: City of Death and Myths & Legends books!
Continuing our 10th Anniversary celebrations, we've got more Doctor Who books to giveaway. This week we have a paperback edition of James Goss' novelisation of Douglas Adams' celebrated story City of Death . Bundled with this is a hardback copy  Myths & Leg...
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10TH ANNIVERSARY COMPETITION: Doctor Who books to be won!
Well, readers. It's hard to believe that this blog has been around for ten years. Yes, TEN years. Before we break out the champers and the cake please indulge me as I update you on my latest work. Once we've got that sorted, then we'll properly celebrate wi...
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A brief update on what I've been doing since September 2015.
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WHAT CATHODE RAY TUBE DID NEXT...
Yes, my lovely readers I am still here. I know the Cathode Ray Tube site has been silent for well over a year but I just thought you might like to know that I haven't been idle. I've just been out and about writing for other sites and publications in the br...
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All my #DoctorWho Series 9 reviews can be found at Frame Rated. 
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