Find out more about the greatest British Science Fiction Writers, including Arthur Conan Doyle, H. G. Wells, Terry Pratchett, Mark Gatiss and Douglas Adams.
Douglas AdamsDouglas Adams

11 March 1952

11 May 2001

Cambridge

Pisces

William GoldingWilliam Golding

19 September 1911

19 June 1993

Newquay

Virgo

Sir Arthur Charles ClarkeSir Arthur Charles Clarke

16 December 1917

19 March 2008

Minehead, Somerset, England

Sagittarius

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle

22 May 1859

07 July 1930

Edinburgh

Gemini

H. G. WellsH. G. Wells

21 September 1866

13 August 1946

London Borough of Bromley

Virgo

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett

28 April 1948

12 March 2015

Beaconsfield

Taurus

Mark GatissMark Gatiss

17 October 1966

Sedgefield

Libra

Clive BarkerClive Barker

05 October 1952

Liverpool

Libra

Steven MoffatSteven Moffat

18 November 1961

Paisley

Scorpio

Evelyn WaughEvelyn Waugh

28 October 1903

10 April 1966

London

Scorpio

Martin AmisMartin Amis

25 August 1949

Swansea

Virgo

Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer

15 April 1940

London

Aries

Kazuo IshiguroKazuo Ishiguro

08 November 1954

Nagasaki

Scorpio

J. G. BallardJ. G. Ballard

15 November 1930

19 April 2009

Shanghai

Scorpio

Iain BanksIain Banks

16 February 1954

09 June 2013

Dunfermline

Aquarius

Russell T DaviesRussell T Davies

27 April 1963

Swansea

Taurus

Will SelfWill Self

26 September 1961

Westminster

Libra

Irvine WelshIrvine Welsh

27 September 1958

Leith

Libra

Warren EllisWarren Ellis

16 February 1968

Essex

Aquarius

P. D. JamesP. D. James

03 August 1920

27 November 2014

Oxford

Leo

Fred HoyleFred Hoyle

24 June 1915

20 August 2001

Bingley

Cancer

Jeanette WintersonJeanette Winterson

27 August 1959

Manchester

Virgo

Robert ConquestRobert Conquest

15 July 1917

03 August 2015

Malvern

Cancer

Richard AdamsRichard Adams

09 May 1920

24 December 2016

Newbury

Taurus

Terry NationTerry Nation

08 August 1930

09 March 1997

Cardiff

Leo

Alasdair GrayAlasdair Gray

28 December 1934

Glasgow

Capricorn

Edwin Abbott AbbottEdwin Abbott Abbott

20 December 1838

12 October 1926

London

Sagittarius

Eric Temple BellEric Temple Bell

07 February 1883

21 December 1960

Peterhead

Aquarius

John BirminghamJohn Birmingham

07 August 1964

Liverpool

Leo

James HiltonJames Hilton

09 September 1900

20 December 1954

Leigh, United Kingdom

Virgo

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