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
Oliver Johnston News Editor
Katie Johnson Miss Wilde
(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
Oliver Johnston News Editor
Katie Johnson Miss Wilde
Neal Arden Commentator
Peter Bathurst Charles Greene
Tony Van Bridge Producer (as Tony van Bridge)
Eugene Leahy Police Inspector
Philip Vickers American Reporter
Christopher Rhodes Dr. Ludwig Reichenheim
Bernadette Milnes Usherette
Moray Watson Peter Marsh
Anthony Green Boy
Josephine Crombie Secretary

Producers

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