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|SFX Collection 22|
|Release date:||September 2005|
|Format:||132 bound pages|
|Publisher:||Future Publishing Limited|
SFX Collection 20
SFX Collection 28
SFX Collection #22 was the 22nd release in SFX's regular series of Special Edition Collections – subtitled on the spine "Best of British - your top 50 greatest UK SF and fantasy shows ever!”
- Top 50 Greatest UK Telefantasy Shows Ever
- As voted for by you! So you only have yourself to blame.
- True Brit
- What if some of today's hot shot creative types decided to resurrect classic SF and fantasy series?
- INTERVIEW: Nigel Kneale
- From the SFX vaults, a clssic interview with a classic writer.
- Children of the Stones
- Relive one of the spookiest children's serials ever made ...
- INTERVIEW: Joe Ahearne
- Remember Ultraviolet? Fantastic, wasn't it?
- INTERVIEW: PJ Hammond
- All-new interview with the Sapphire And Steel creator.
- INTERVIEW: Gerry Anderson
- Gerry takes you through his career show-by-show.
- INTERVIEW: Doug Naylor
- Red Dwarfs co-creator talks to SFX!
- Coming Soon
- Five new British telefantasies to look out for.
- Win a copy of Revelation of the Daleks
- Opening Titles Quiz
- Can you remember how these shows started every week?
- Too complicated to explain here!
- The Timeline
- A walk down memory lane – relive over 300 classic, home-grown SF and fantasy shows.
Additional details Edit
- SFX magazine (a regular monthly title in the UK), regularly produced special seasonal issues mainly focusing on a specific theme.
- Unlike Doctor Who Magazine or Doctor Who Adventures, SFX is "100% unofficial and independent".
- This Collection looked at the Best of British "your top 50 greatest UK SF and fantasy shows ever!" and was priced £5.99 (UK) and was packaged o include an 80-page exclusive book The Art of Doctor Who (SFX).
- Of particular note with this release is how 'Doctor Who' fits in to 68 years worth of home-grown cult TV in the UK, its inspirations and the shows it has inspired.
- With the recent return to television screens and Christopher Eccleston's Ninth Doctor being the hit it was, not surprisingly, 'Doctor Who' comes top in the publics vote for number 1. The magazine makes the comment that many voters expressed a vote in favour of the 'classic' series over the 'new' 2005 version but then goes on to point out that had the votes been separated Doctor Who would have held both first and second positions!
- Russell T Davies's early SF series Dark Season came in at a respectable number 16.
- The closing page features the SFX teams 10 worst things about UK telefantasy. Doctor Who again secures the top position "1: Bonnie Langford in Doctor Who – The Horror called Bonnie!"