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The Quatermass Memoirs

The Quatermass Memoirs (Classic Radio Sci Fi) - Nigel Kneale

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Read in March, 2009


Nigel Kneale - 'The Quatermass Memoirs' FULL CAST AUDIOBOOK (2006)

The renowned Quatermass Memoirs was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in 1996. It is a mix of original TV soundtrack and drama-documentary, in which Nigel Kneale reflects on the 1950s fearful atmosphere in which he wrote the classic Quatermass TV serials.
The programme mixes the factual story with a dramatic narrative, in which the now-retired Professor Quatermass (played by Andrew Keir, who portrayed him in in the Hammer cinema remake of 'Quatermass And The Pit') reluctantly recounts his past exploits to a female journalist. This in turn is interweaved with soundtrack footage from the Quatermass TV dramas. The final touch is a stirring music soundtrack
Presented here as the double-CD release of 2006


Cast:

Quatermass .............. Andrew Keir
Mandy ................... Emma Gregory
Maire ................... Zulema Dene


Written By: Nigel Kneale


Genre: Sci-Fi
Language: English
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
Commercial release Date:
CD - 03/06/2006
Original Broadcast Date: 04/05/1996 - 08/03/1996