The Week In Sci-Fi

FlashForward's return and the rest of the week's top science fiction and fantasy


MONDAY 22 MARCH

  • Chocky , Twilight: New Moon , Street Hawk , Paranormal Activity and Salvage arrive on DVD, while The Neverending Story , Galaxy Quest and a bunch of Star Trek movies (most of them not as good as Galaxy Quest ) get the Blu-ray treatment.
  • MIDSEASON PREMIERE! FlashForward returns from its winter break with a double bill on Five at 9pm.

TUESDAY 23 MARCH

  • Fancy an evening in front of the telly? This is as good a night as any, with The Vampire Diaries on ITV2 at 9pm, and Caprica and Fringe on Sky1 at 9pm and 10pm respectvely. (Shame two of them are on at the same time. Hurrah for DTRs!)
  • Kelley Armstrong signs Frostbitten at London's Forbidden Planet .

WEDNESDAY 24 MARCH

  • The Winchesters are back in Supernatural on Living at 9pm.

THURSDAY 25 MARCH

  • The World Horror Convention , aka Brighton Shock (nice pun), gets underway in Brighton. James Herbert and Ingrid Pitt are special guests at the four-day bash.
  • Mike Carey signs The Unwritten at London’s Forbidden Planet .
  • Legend Of The Seeker does its weekly thing on SCI FI at 8pm.

FRIDAY 26 MARCH

  • Emma Thompson does her best Mary Poppins as Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang explodes into cinemas.
  • More from Lost on Sky1 at 9pm and True Blood on FX at 10pm.
  • Mike Carey’s The Unwritten goes on sale.
  • Three-day anime show Kitacon comes to Northampton.
  • Top artists Brian and Wendy Froud sign The Art Of Faerie Oracle at London's Forbidden Planet .

SATURDAY 27 MARCH

  • Head north (pretty much as north as you possibly can) for two days of Hi-Ex 2010 in Inverness.
  • It’s the first Memorabilia of 2010 at the NEC.
  • A time for Heroes on BBC Two at 10.15pm, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Sky Movies Premiere at 5.30pm.
  • Sculptress Of Sound: The Lost Works Of Delia Derbyshire plays tribute to the BBC Radiophonic Workshop legend behind the classic original arrangement of the Doctor Who theme, on Radio 4 at 8pm.

SUNDAY 28 MARCH

  • The time police steal an hour of your time as the clocks go forward.