USA: The Real History Of Science Fiction Premières On BBC America Tonight

The new four-part series The Real History Of Science Fiction premières on BBC America tonight at 10pm/9c. David Tennant will contribute to later episodes airing in May.

Narrated by actor and Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss, the four part documentary series explores the genre of science fiction with contributions from the likes of William Shatner, Steven Moffat, David Tennant, Karen Gillan, Chris Carter and Neil Gaiman.

The first installment explores the world of Robots with actors Kenny Baker and Anthony Daniels (Star Wars) and Blade Runner's Rutger Hauer, as well as contributions from William Gibson and the creators of Robocop. Look out too for Daleks and Cybermen.

David Tennant is due to appear in Episode 3: Invasion (airs 3rd May) and Episode 4: Time (airdate tbc).

For more about the series visit the BBC America microsite

Watch a trailer here: