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The Week In Sci-Fi

Monday 23 April

Annie, Tom and Hal are together again as the magnificent Being Human Series Four arrives on DVD today. Also out today is City of Dragons: The Rain Wild Chronicles Book Three by Robin Hobb.

Christopher Nolan gives the Dark Knight a new lease of life in Batman Begins , 9pm on ITV2.

There’s a crazy spider-lady on the loose in Grimm , Watch at 9pm.

Joff isn’t happy with Robb’s victories in Game Of Thrones , Sky Atlantic at 9pm.

Ole’ Shellhead makes his magnificent big-screen debut in Iron Man , 9pm on Film4.

Twisted Terry Gilliam madness descends on Syfy at 9pm in the form of Twelve Monkeys .

Tuesday 24 April

Exciting times ahoy as The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel by Stephen King slams into bookstores everywhere today. Also available for those of you who still haven’t gotten over its demise is graphic novel Dollhouse Volume One: Epitaphs by Andrew Chambliss, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen.

Kevin Spacey is a man from far, far away (or is he?) in K-Pax , 6:30pm on Film4.

Keiefer Sutherland continues doing his thing in Touch , 8pm Sky One.

The Vampire Diaries continues at 9pm on ITV2.

Arnie is a man of action in Total Recall , 10pm on ITV2.

There’s more Todd And The Book Of Pure Evil at 10pm on Syfy.

Wednesday 25 April

Enjoy some fantastic Fringe at 10pm on Sky One.

Oh Gizmo, you’re so cute and yet so dangerous – find out why at10:45pm on ITV2 with Gremlins .

Thursday 26 April

Kim Newman gets himself down to Forbidden Planet’s London Megastore tonight to sign copies of his novel The Bloody Red Baron from 6pm.

Lost Girl continues at 9pm on Syfy.

Friday 27 April

There’s enough all-star superhero action in Marvel’s Avengers Assemble to knock the world off its axis – get thee to a picture house and find out if it lives up to the hype.

In these genre-hopping times, even we never thought we’d see ladies covered in glitter taking on angry lycanthropes, but Strippers Vs Werewolves is with us this week nevertheless.

Jack Nicholson is frankly terrifying in The Shining , 10pm on Film4.

Saturday 28 April

Gather up the kids and head to the Corsham Sci-Fi Family Fun Day for a bit of cross-generational entertainment – Danny John Jules and Chris Barrie are among the stars in attendance.

Can’t get enough of the world’s leading superhero team? Then catch the Avengers Special at 4pm on Sky One.

Catch up with Marty and Doc Brown at 5:50pm on ITV 2 in the bloody brilliant Back To The Future Part II . You know you want to.

We all know the twist, but don’t let that stop you watching The Sixth Sense at 9pm on Film4.

Underwhelming sequel Terminator: Salvation hits Channel 4 at 9:30pm.

Sunday 29 April

Superior spin on the Roald Dahl classic Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory hits ITV 3 at 3:45pm.

The original Jodie Foster-starring Freaky Friday is on Film4 at 5:15pm.

Edward Norton does his best to give The Incredible Hulk the big screen adventure he deserves at 6:50pm on ITV2.

Uma Thurman is every man’s nightmare at 7:10pm on Film4 in My Super Ex-Girlfriend .