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“Into the Unknown”, the life story of “Quatermass” creator Nigel Kneale, gets updated re-release

As writer of the legendary Quatermass television serials and a string of unforgettable TV plays, Nigel Kneale is one of British popular culture’s most influential figures. Fully revised and updated, a new edition of  Into the Unknown by Andy Murray has been released by Headpress, charting Kneale’s extraordinary career. The book draws on extensive interviews withContinue reading “Into the Unknown”, the life story of “Quatermass” creator Nigel Kneale, gets updated re-release

Professor Bernard Quatermass by Jay Lowe - SNIP

Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Professor Bernard Quatermass

Creator Jay Lowe has chosen a personal and truly British favourite for our challenge to reinvent great British Comic Characters (detail below), given that Nigel Kneale’s Professor Bernard Quatermass wasn’t created for comics – but he has appeared in print. “I’ve taken a few liabilities with the biography,” he says.  “That great ‘Thing from OuterContinue reading Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Professor Bernard Quatermass

Fright Night on Radio 4 with Nigel Kneale’s “Stone Tape” and more

   This Saturday (31st October 2015), BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting new radio adaptations of Nigel Kneale’s The Stone Tape and Koji Suzuki’s  Ring as part of its Hallowe’en inspired “Fright Night“. Directed by top British filmmakers of his generation Peter Strickland in The Stone Tape, a team of scientists working on a new kindContinue reading Fright Night on Radio 4 with Nigel Kneale’s “Stone Tape” and more