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John Christopher (III) (1922–2012)

Christopher Samuel Youd aka John Christoher aka Samuel Youd is a British writer of science fiction who is best known for his post-apocalyptic novels 'The Death of Grass' aka 'No Blade of Grass' (1957) and 'The Gaurdians' (1970), and the popular trilogy 'The Tripods' (1967-68). He became well known during 1950s, along with fellow science fiction ... See full bio »

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(1970)
The Tripods Writer
The Tripods Writer
(1984-1985)
Empty World Writer

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 2014 High Moon (TV Movie) (book)
 1987 Leere Welt (TV Movie) (novel "Empty World")
 1986 Die Wächter (TV Mini-Series) (novel "The Guardians" - 6 episodes)
- Besuch in der Nacht (1986) ... (novel "The Guardians")
- Zeit der Verschwörer (1986) ... (novel "The Guardians")
- Ein junger Herr aus Nepal (1986) ... (novel "The Guardians")
- Ein Reiter in der Sonne (1986) ... (novel "The Guardians")
- Eine Schande für das ganze Haus (1986) ... (novel "The Guardians")
 1984-1985 The Tripods (TV Series) (novel - 18 episodes)
- City of Gold (1985) ... (novel)
- Help from Friends (1985) ... (novel)
- Will Is Arrested (1985) ... (novel)
- Travel (1985) ... (novel)
- The White Mountains: 2090 AD (1985) ... (novel)
 1970 No Blade of Grass (novel)
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 2006 The Cult of... (TV Series documentary)
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- Tripods (2006) ... Himself
 2006 The Martians and Us (TV Series documentary)
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- The End of the World as We Know It (2006) ... Himself (as Sam Youd)
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Peter Nichols | Anthony Rye | William Vine | Sam Youd
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His mother was the head cook at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. See more »

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