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Adam Adamant Lives! 

In 1902, Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis, the Face. In 1966, workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved but ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gerald Harper Gerald Harper ...  Adam Adamant 29 episodes, 1966-1967
Juliet Harmer ...  Georgina Jones 29 episodes, 1966-1967
Jack May Jack May ...  William E. Simms 27 episodes, 1966-1967
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In 1902, Edwardian adventurer Adam Adamant is frozen alive in a block of ice by his arch-nemesis, the Face. In 1966, workmen discover him and he is revived, perfectly preserved but completely bewildered by his new environment, "swinging 60s" London, until he meets up with the beautiful Georgina Jones, who helps him adapt. Before long, he is back to adventuring, solving crime and fighting evil wherever it may lurk. Written by Anonymous

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

3 June 1966 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(29 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Due to a shortage of directors, Verity Lambert brought over from the BBC Art Department an then unknown Ridley Scott. He would direct make his directorial debut with three episodes: "The League of Uncharitable Ladies" in season 1 and season 2 with "Death Begins at Seventy" and "The Resurrectionists". Due to the videotape wiping policy that the BBC had until 1978, only the first of these has survived. There are no known copies of his season 2 work as of this writing. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Girls! Girls! Girls! The 1960s (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Adam Adamant Theme
Written by Hal Shaper and David Lee
Performed by Kathy Kirby
[series theme tune]
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First Episode
14 November 2006 | by macaskillncSee all my reviews

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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