Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Thirteen to Centaurus


  1. Thanks for the memory jog, I'd forgotten all about "Out of the Unknown" until your post and that led me to discover that one of the surviving episodes was one that had made quite an impact on me as a kid.
    It was the adaptation of E.M. Forster's "The Machine Stops", a tale of complacency and over-reliance on technology and the nanny state.
    Sadly it's also more than a bit prophetic
    It's pretty faithful to the source material, although I remember the girl outside being naked. Minor point I suppose.
    Here's a link if interested, it's a good watch:

  2. What a coincidence. You should see what our next feature is.

  3. Ah, I see.
    Well they don't call me the Amazing Russwell for nothing.

    Russwell Predicts

    Come to think of it, no one calls me that at all.

  4. My cleverness with html has defeated me and skewered my joke, here's the address I tried to link

    A bit anticlimactic at this point