Emerald Fennel as Nurse Patience ‘Patsy’ Mount and Kate Lamb as Nurse Delia Busby in British Broadcasting Union show Call the Midwife. Centred around midwives of the new Nursing and Midwifery Union working in London’s East End between the mid-to-late 1950s and early 1960s, the show is known for its nostalgic charm yet also praised for addressing real historical issues: the increasing liberalisation of Union society following the end of pre-Weltkrieg rationing and fears of German invasion; continued medical innovations and the ongoing growth of medical unions and other social spending; the continued difficulties suffered by young people descended from aristocratic families - as seen in Patsy’s character -; the sweeping changes in the previously-deprived East End; and the obsolescence of religious organisations that had previously handled healthcare in poor communities.
Shaun Evans as Detective Sergeant Endeavour Morse and Roger Allam as Detective Inspector Fred Thursday, People’s National Police, in BBU crime drama Endeavour. A prequel to the popular Inspector Morse show that ran between 1989 and the early 2000s, Endeavour has been praised for a period-accurate portrayal of the city of Oxford during the 1960s and the capturing of the existential doubts faced by many traditional universities during the period, as the increased numbers of new technical colleges and a drop in student intake led many to question if they could continue operating. While the modern viewer knows that they did, and would indeed go on to thrive, at the time the fear was a very real one. Critics have also praised the show for the strong chemistry between Morse, a young man of the generation that had grown up under a secure and democratic Syndicalist government, and the more old-school Thursday who had experience of a time when both Syndicalism’s survival and the democratic nature of the Union were both threatened.
Art from the comic Invasion, a story appearing in the popular British science-fiction comic Future Echoes between 1977 and 1978. Set in the then-future of 1999, it told the grim story of an attempted invasion of the Union of Britain by the fictional Volgan Empire (an obvious expy for Russia) and of guerrilla resistance to this invasion led by the character Bill Savage, a former lorry driver and elected Chairman of a major haulage union. While the story was a decidedly grim one - especially when considered against the more optimistic (yet still realistic and often gritty) science-fiction and fantasy stories usually found in Future Echoes - it was popular during its run, and ended on a largely hopeful note.
William Hartnell as the first incarnation of the character of The Time Master, a time-travelling alien who travels to different worlds and eras accompanied by human companions. A major BBU show, Time Master began with its first serial ‘An Unearthly Child’ in 1963, and would run until 1967 before ending prior to a long-running revival in 1981. While early scripts have been somewhat derided for their ‘moralising’ approach - the past is frequently judged by the standards of modern Syndicalist values, and imperialist/capitalist societies and aliens are frequently shown as obvious antagonists - it was an advanced show for its day and would lay the groundwork for more hard-hitting science-fiction shows, including the much-beloved cultural institution Pilots of the Future.
Probably a lot more openly aristocratic. Plus the autonomists wouldn't have those ancaps and the ultimates would be treated like bad guys from the start like they are in second edition.What would the RPG Eclipse Phase be like in a KRTL? I know the Autonomist Alliance would a shoein for Syndicalism but what about the Inner System factions?
The German Empire could do something similar, since they have a history of proud military service.I wonder how the Mecha Sci-Fi Genre would evolve, considering that much of it was heavily inspired by Heinlein's work.
I mean, someone will come up with the idea of fantastical, humanoid or bestial machines, controlled by a human pilot, eventually, but Heinlein basically laid the foundations of the Mech Genre's strong association with Military Sci-Fi and Space Opera, with following works, such as Mobile Suit Gundam, Armored Troopers VOTOMS, Macross, and so on, as well as their Western Offspring like Battletech, eventually coming forth from that.
Would Starship Troopers still be written? Or would something else pop up that fills that gap?
Certain if USA is in Cold War with German EmpireWould Starship Troopers still be written?
Ahem AhemThe German Empire could do something similar
Die neue Ordnung: Letzte Tage AmerikasI'm wondering, what would alt-TNO be like?
What's the plot?German sci-fi author Karl Herbert Scheer and his speciality Militaristic Sci-Fi
He wrote the series "Zur Besondern Verwendung" and started "Perry Rhodan"
First is a 1950s action packed Sci-Fi Thriller set in Future year of 1980s.
From z.b.V. he wrote 50 novels, his creation "Perry Rhodan" still running with over 3000 issue
The German Space Opera celebrate it's 60 years in 2021
"Zur Besondern Verwendung"What's the plot?
Here my idea for the KR-equivalent of Perry Rhodan."Zur Besondern Verwendung"
Is action packed Sci-Fi Thriller set in 1980s (view point of 1950s)
The Cold War got hotter as China become dangerous Superpower that Put USSR on side track.
The USA and Europe unter NATO form new intelligence service: the Secret Scientific Defence - SSD
There agents are expert on several fields and equip high tech equipment that put Bond Q-devision to Toys makers...
Also have agents full power of attorney, like take over command and order nuclear strike
1971 lands the USA first on Moon (View Point of 1961)
Commander Rhodan discover a crash landet Alien Spaceship with Humanoid Crew
The Discovery of Alien on Moon increase the tension between USA and USSR to War
Rhodan must use the Alien Hardware to prevent WWIII and Unite Mankind under one Government
Because the Solar system lies on edge of Giant Stellar Empire of those Alien called Arkoniden
To make matter worst the millenium old empire disintegrates
What makes Perry Rhodan so great as Space Opera
It tell the Story how interstellar hillbillies who use primitiv nuclear fission, rise to Dominant Power of the Galaxy: Humans !
But there more
Next it own technological and scientific law in series Universe,
It got also own cosmology with Evolution of civilizations into Higher Beings and much higher god like entity. (like old one in Babylon 5)
like high Being ES that helps mankind and give Rhodan immortality, but in exchange Mankind has to help ES in dangerous task.
Because more higher Kosmokraten and Chaotarchen fight over dominance of the Rhodan Universe.
They annihilate entire Galaxies, if needed to gain victory, killing billions of intelligent Life, even Higher Beings are not save for them.
ES is a trickster, who play both side against each other, in order to survive to evolve into much higher entity
Mankind under Rhodan must find there independent way in this Universe, and do what is right, what is not so easy...
with over 3000 issue and almost 60 years of run time
Perry Rhodan explored every topic of Sci-Fi and i mean every one!
Sun Koh is the eponymous hero of a German science fiction/fantasy novel series which has been published each week since 8 September 1933 in the 'Romanhefte' format (digest-sized booklets, usually containing 66 pages, the German equivalent of the now-defunct American pulp magazine). As of February 2019, 5000 booklet novels of the original series plus 1850 spinoff novels of the sister series Sterneninsel plus over 400 paperbacks and 200 hardcovers have been published, totalling over 600,000 pages. Having sold approximately four billion copies (in novella format) worldwide alone, (including over two billion in Germany), it is the most successful science fiction book series ever written. The first billion of worldwide sales was celebrated in 1961.
Sun Koh startet 1933 as a more fantasy leaning series, describing the adventures of "the last prince of Atlantis" and his attempts to raise the sunken continent. As the series went on, more and more SF-elements were included. Its enormus popularity with the german youth, got the series post-1939 the status "important for the war effort". During WKII, Sun Koh worked as a agent of the German Empire, fighting against the International. But 1943, after the fall of the UOB, although the still ongoing Pacific War and the unresolved conflict with the USAS, the publishers decided to lead the series in a new direction. In issue 500, Sun Koh finally raised Atlantis and discovered that he and the ancient Atlantians are of alien heritage, orginating in the Andromeda galaxy. After that, the series went full space opera.