Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis The Face in 1902 ; in 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved... but ... See full summary »
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The deaths of several important men leads Adamant to the Gentlewomen's Charity League. Georgie finds employment in the club's cloak room. But despite Adamant serving as a bodyguard, the League still ...
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Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis The Face in 1902 ; in 1966 workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved... but completely bewildered by his new environment, "swinging 60's" London, until he meets up with the beautiful Georgina Jones, who helps him adapt - and before long, he is back to adventuring, solving crime & fighting evil wherever it may lurk... Written by
In 2002, the long-running CBBC magazine show Blue Peter (1958) ran an eight part Victorian era drama called "Quest II: The Hunt for the Blue Stone". Gerald Harper appeared, whilst the mysterious whispering villain, whose face was concealed behind a mask, was tellingly called The Visage. The serial also tipped its hat to The Avengers (1961) and The Prisoner (1967). See more »
Having just turned off half way through the first episode, I'm afraid in my opinion Adam Adamant Lives was badly acted and had an appalling script. Adamant is meant to be an Edwardian gent, but has never come across underground trains, escalators, cars, electric lights or telephones. Of course this is a fantasy but I do expect a certain amount of internal consistency. Why not have Adamant as a Victorian detective (say having been frozen for 100 years instead of 60)? I don't feel I need to make allowances for the budget or the production values that British TV had at the time - it costs nothing to have a decent standard of script writing or acting.
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