Atomic Tales

A new series of classic American 1950s sci-fi.

Episodes

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20060318 BT=1830 (BBC7)

Futuristic tale set on Mars, where human food is stored in specially sealed mag-cans. What if the can-openers malfunctioned?

20060319 BT=0030 (BBC7)

Futuristic tale set on Mars, where human food is stored in specially sealed mag-cans. What if the can-openers malfunctioned?

Night Of The Cicadas2006081120070702 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20070703 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20071126 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20071126 (BBC7)
20071127 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20080613 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20080614 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20150912 (BBC7)
20150913 (BBC7)
20170204 (BBC7)
20170205 (BBC7)

Small chirruping insects grow huge and hunger for human flesh.

Small chirruping insects grow huge and hunger for human flesh. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From August 2006.

The cicada is a friendly chirruping insect, but what if it grew to a vast size and hungered for human flesh?

The cicada is a friendly chirruping insect, but what if it grew to a vast size and hungered for human flesh? Episode 6 of 6.

Unstoppable20060804 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20060805 BT=0030 (BBC7)

A white-knuckle ride of interstellar thrills. A space train is hurtling towards hurth. Episode 5 of 5.

0101Their Gaze Was Green2006073120060801
20060731 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20060801 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20070625 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20070625 (BBC7)
20070626 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20070626 (BBC7)
20071119 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20071119 (BBC7)
20071120 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20071120 (BBC7)
20080606 BT=1800 (BBC7)
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20090223 (BBC7)
20090224 BT=0400 (BBC7)
20090224 (BBC7)
20101213 (BBC7)
20101219 (BBC7)
20101220 (BBC7)
20140104 (BBC7)
20140105 (BBC7)
20150808 (BBC7)
20150809 (BBC7)
20161231 (BBC7)
20170101 (BBC7)

Our heroes are faced with Venusian terrorists.

Classic American 1950s sci-fi.

Space heroes Jack and Chip tackle green Venusian terrorists. 1950s American sci-fi spoof.

Space heroes Jack and Chip tackle green Venusian terrorists. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From July 2006.

Space heroes Jack and Chip tackle green Venusian terrorists. 1950s American sci-fi spoof.

Classic American 1950s sci-fi. Our heroes are faced with Venusian terrorists.

Space heroes Jack and Chip tackle green Venusian terrorists in the 1950s American sci-fi spoof.

Starring John Guerrasio, Jeff Harding, Allison Warnyca, Lewis McLeod, Colin Stinton and Liza Ross.

Written by Adam Tandy and Nat Sones.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in July 2006.

The first in a series of 'classic American 1950s sci-fi'. Episode 1 of 6.

The first in a series of classic American 1950s sci-fi and our heroes are faced with Venusian terrorists. Episode 1 of 6.

The first in a new series of classic American 1950s sci-fi. Episode 1 of 5.

0102And Mother Makes Millions2006080120060802
20060801 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20060802 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20070626 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20070626 (BBC7)
20070627 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20070627 (BBC7)
20071120 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20071120 (BBC7)
20071121 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20071121 (BBC7)
20080609 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20080609 (BBC7)
20080610 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20080610 (BBC7)
20090302 (BBC7)
20090303 BT=0400 (BBC7)
20090303 (BBC7)
20101220 (BBC7)
20140111 (BBC7)
20140112 (BBC7)
20150815 (BBC7)
20150816 (BBC7)
20170107 (BBC7)
20170108 (BBC7)

A dashing male stranger enters a world where human women can no longer have children, but is he all that he seems?

This episode paints a chilling portrait of a world without children.

A dashing male stranger enters a world where human women can no longer have children.

A dashing male stranger enters a world where human women can no longer have children, but is he all that he seems? 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From August 2006.

This episode paints a chilling portrait of a world without children. Episode 2 of 6.

A chilling portrait of a world without children in this classic American fifties sci-fi serial. Episode 2 of 5.

A dashing male stranger enters a world where human women can no longer have children, but is he all that he seems? Episode 2 of 6.

0103I've Got Your Number2006080220060803
20060802 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20060803 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20070627 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20070627 (BBC7)
20070628 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20070628 (BBC7)
20071121 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20071121 (BBC7)
20071122 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20071122 (BBC7)
20080610 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20080610 (BBC7)
20080611 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20080611 (BBC7)
20090309 (BBC7)
20090310 BT=0400 (BBC7)
20090310 (BBC7)
20101227 (BBC7)
20140118 (BBC7)
20140119 (BBC7)
20150822 (BBC7)
20150823 (BBC7)
20170114 (BBC7)
20170115 (BBC7)

Stanford Krank has created a brilliant think piece, where all mankind has a unique number, but what if your number was copied?

A man loses his identity and ends up in double trouble.

1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio.

A man loses his identity and ends up in double trouble. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From August 2006.

A man loses his unique numbered identity - and lands in double trouble, when his number gets copied.

1950s American sci-fi spoof starring John Guerrasio, Jeff Harding, Allison Warnyca, Lewis McLeod, Colin Stinton and Liza Ross.

Written by Adam Tandy and Nat Sones.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in August 2006.

Krank has created a brilliant think piece where all of mankind has a unique number.

Stanford Krank has created a brilliant think piece, where all mankind has a unique number, but what if your number was copied? Episode 3 of 5.

Krank has created a brilliant think piece where all of mankind has a unique number. But what if your number was copied? Episode 3 of 6.

0104Land Of Plenty2006031820060319
20060803 BT=1830 (BBC7)
20060803 (BBC7)
20060804 BT=0030 (BBC7)
20060804 (BBC7)
20070628 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20070628 (BBC7)
20070629 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20070629 (BBC7)
20071122 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20071122 (BBC7)
20071123 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20071123 (BBC7)
20080611 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20080611 (BBC7)
20080612 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20080612 (BBC7)
20090316 (BBC7)
20090317 BT=0400 (BBC7)
20090317 (BBC7)
20110103 (BBC7)
20140125 (BBC7)
20140126 (BBC7)
20150829 (BBC7)
20150830 (BBC7)
20170121 (BBC7)
20170122 (BBC7)

Futuristic tale set on Mars, where human food is stored in specially sealed Mag-cans.

What if the can-openers malfunctioned?

Humanity lives on tinned food on Mars.

Everything seems perfect until the cans start to malfunction.

Tinned food lets man live on Mars, until the can openers fail.

1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio.

From March 2006.

Tinned food lets man live on Mars, until the can openers fail. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From March 2006.

Tinned food lets man live on Mars, until the can openers fail. From March 2006.

In tomorrow's world, all human food is delivered by Freshmart in sealed mag-cans to the residents of Mars.

But what if the can-openers malfunctioned and people are forced to eat dangerous leftovers...?

1950s American sci-fi spoof starring John Guerrasio, Jeff Harding, Allison Warnyca, Lewis McLeod, Colin Stinton and Liza Ross.

Written by Adam Tandy and Nat Sones.

Producer: Adam Bromley.

Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in March 2006.

On Mars, humanity lives on tinned food known as Magcans. But then the cans start to malfunction. Episode 4 of 6.

Humanity lives on tinned food on Mars. Everything seems perfect until the cans start to malfunction. Episode 4 of 5.

Futuristic tale set on Mars, where human food is stored in specially sealed Magcans. What if the can-openers malfunctioned? Episode 4 of 6.

0105Unstoppable!2006080420060805
20070629 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20070629 (BBC7)
20070630 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20070630 (BBC7)
20071123 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20071123 (BBC7)
20071124 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20071124 (BBC7)
20080612 BT=1800 (BBC7)
20080612 (BBC7)
20080613 BT=0000 (BBC7)
20080613 (BBC7)
20090323 (BBC7)
20090324 BT=0400 (BBC7)
20090324 (BBC7)
20110110 (BBC7)
20140201 (BBC7)
20140202 (BBC7)
20150905 (BBC7)
20150906 (BBC7)
20170128 (BBC7)
20170129 (BBC7)

The tension continues in the sci-fi serial as a space train hurtles towards Earth.

A white-knuckle ride of interstellar thrills.

1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio.

From August 2006.

It's white-knuckle time as a space train hurtles towards Earth.

It's white-knuckle time as a space train hurtles towards Earth. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From August 2006.

The tension continues in the sci-fi serial as a space train hurtles towards Earth. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From August 2006.

The tension continues in the sci-fi serial as a space train hurtles towards Earth. Episode 5 of 6.

The tension continues in the sci-fi serial as a space train hurtles towards Earth. Episode 5 of 5.

0106 LASTNight Of The Cicadas2006080720060808
20070702 (BBC7)
20070703 (BBC7)
20071126 (BBC7)
20071127 (BBC7)
20080613 (BBC7)
20080614 (BBC7)
20090330 (BBC7)
20090331 BT=0400 (BBC7)
20090331 (BBC7)
20110117 (BBC7)
20140208 (BBC7)
20140209 (BBC7)

The cicada is a friendly chirruping insect, but what if it grew to a vast size and hungered for human flesh?

Small chirruping insects grow huge and hunger for human flesh.

1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio.

From August 2006.

Small chirruping insects grow huge and hunger for human flesh. 1950s American sci-fi spoof with John Guerrasio. From August 2006.

The cicada is a friendly chirruping insect, but what if it began yearning for human flesh?