A contemporary adaptation of Nigel Kneale's seminal 1953 science fiction serial.
Did You Know?
This production was originally broadcast only three weeks before the death of Sir John Mills
, who had played Professor Bernard Quatermass in the ITV serial Quatermass
(1979). His death leaves Jason Flemyng
as the only one of the seven actors to have played the character who is still alive. See more
When they show Victor the film in the hospital, we are looking through the transparent screen towards Victor. But the countdown numbers at the start of the film appear the right way round to us so they'd be the wrong way round for those watching from the other side of the screen. See more