The Quatermass Experiment

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The Quatermass Experiment is a British science-fiction serial broadcast by BBC Television during the summer of 1953 and re-staged by BBC Four in 2005. Set in the near future against the background of a British space programme, it tells the story of... read more

The Quatermass Experiment is a British science-fiction serial broadcast by BBC Television during the summer of 1953 and re-staged by BBC Four in 2005. Set in the near future against the background of a British space programme, it tells the story of the first manned flight into space, supervised by Professor Bernard Quatermass of the British Experimental Rocket Group.

Original Release

07/18/1953 on BBC

Cast

Duncan Lamont Victor Carroon
Isabel Dean Judith Carroon
Reginald Tate Professor Bernard Quatermass
Paul Whitsun-Jones James Fullalove
Hugh Kelly John Paterson
Frank Hawkins Detective-Sergeant Best
Ian Colin Detective-Inspector Lomax
John Glen Dr. Gordon Briscoe
Katie Johnson Miss Wilde
Peter Bathurst Charles Greene
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Contact Has Been Established Saturday, 18 July 1953
2 Persons Reported Missing Saturday, 25 July 1953
3 Very Special Knowledge Saturday, 01 August 1953
4 Believed to Be Suffering Saturday, 08 August 1953
5 An Unidentified Species Saturday, 15 August 1953
6 State of Emergency Saturday, 22 August 1953

Directors

Rudolph Cartier

Writers

Nigel Kneale

Cast

Duncan Lamont Victor Carroon
Isabel Dean Judith Carroon
Reginald Tate Professor Bernard Quatermass
Paul Whitsun-Jones James Fullalove
Hugh Kelly John Paterson
Frank Hawkins Detective-Sergeant Best
Ian Colin Detective-Inspector Lomax
John Glen Dr. Gordon Briscoe
Katie Johnson Miss Wilde
Peter Bathurst Charles Greene
Christopher Rhodes Dr. Ludwig Reichenheim
Oliver Johnston News Editor
Mary Malcolm Self - Television Announcer
Bernadette Milnes Usherette
Moray Watson Peter Marsh
Eugene Leahy Police Inspector
Neal Arden Commentator
Tony Van Bridge Producer
Richard Cuthbert Chemist
Anthony Green Boy

Producers

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