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Classic Sci Fi Weekend: Celebrating the golden age of sci-fi

Celebrate the very best from the Golden Age of sci-fi with The Horror Channel’s Classic Sci Fi Weekend which includes sci-fi classics Tarantula, It Came From Outer Space and The Blob!

Classic Sci Fi Weekend: Celebrating the golden age of sci-fi

What better way to celebrate the long weekend than by enjoying classic sci fi?! The Horror Channel is once again celebrating the sci-fi B-movie world of strange creatures, alien invaders and weird science with Classic Sci-Fi Weekend 2, featuring all your favourite sci-fi classics from the fifties on 16 and 17 April!

Check out what’s in store in this pretty awesome trailer here…

A follow-up TV special to the popular Classic Sci-fi weekend broadcast in April 2020, Classic Sci-Fi Weekend 2 celebrates ten of the most iconic sci-fi B movies from the fifties, which are acknowledged as the Golden Age for Sci-fi movies.

The Classic Sci-Fi Weekend 2 season includes five channel premieres including…

  • The heart-pounding alien invasion classic It Came From Outer Space
  • Pulp-horror favourite Tarantula (featuring an uncredited Clint Eastwood no less!)
  • Subterranean monster thriller The Mole People
  • Beastly mutant classic The Deadly Mantis
  • The Monolith Monsters, in which the world is attacked by thirsty giant crystals!

The season also embraces returning sci fi favourites such as…

  • Mutant octopus-rampaging It Came From Beneath The Sea
  • Fred F. Sears’ saucer-invading caper Earth Vs The Flying Saucers
  • Sears’ rampaging alien bird yarn The Giant Claw
  • Nathan Juran’s Ray Harryhausen inspired 20 Million Miles To Earth 
  • Drive-in favourite The Blob, starring Steve McQueen!

Classic Sci-Fi Weekend 2 will be broadcast on Saturday 16 April and Sunday 17 April on The Horror Channel. Find out more here.