History Creator / NigelKneale

25th Nov '15 9:03:46 PM PaulA
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* ''Film/TheYearOfTheSexOlympics'', prescient drama set in a dystopian future where the population is kept docile with a diet of low-brow reality shows. Predicted the essentials of the TV show BigBrother long before it ever existed, although no-one's let a murderous psychopath loose on the contestants in the Big Brother House. ''Yet''.

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* ''Film/TheYearOfTheSexOlympics'', prescient drama set in a dystopian future where the population is kept docile with a diet of low-brow reality shows. Predicted the essentials of the TV show BigBrother long before it ever existed, although no-one's let a murderous psychopath loose on the contestants in the Big Brother House. ''Yet''.
25th Nov '15 4:58:34 PM MRAustin
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* ''Film/TheYearOfTheSexOlympics'', prescient drama set in a dystopian future where the population is kept docile with a diet of low-brow reality shows

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* ''Film/TheYearOfTheSexOlympics'', prescient drama set in a dystopian future where the population is kept docile with a diet of low-brow reality showsshows. Predicted the essentials of the TV show BigBrother long before it ever existed, although no-one's let a murderous psychopath loose on the contestants in the Big Brother House. ''Yet''.
17th Aug '15 9:31:45 AM Camassia
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* ''The Creature'', later adapted as the Film/HammerHorror film ''The Abominable Snowman'' (both also starring Peter Cushing).

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* ''The Creature'', later adapted as the Film/HammerHorror film ''The Abominable Snowman'' ''Film/TheAbominableSnowman'' (both also starring Peter Cushing).
28th Jul '15 3:01:48 AM PaulA
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'''Nigel Kneale''' (1922 - 2006) was a popular and influential British screenwriter whose work had a lasting effect on television drama. Many of his works contain SF and horror elements, though he fiercely resisted being labelled as "a science fiction writer". (Considering some of the company his work would keeping in the annals of TV sci-fi writing, one can understand his reluctance.)

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'''Nigel Kneale''' (1922 - 2006) was a popular and influential British screenwriter whose work had a lasting effect on television drama. Many of his works contain SF and horror elements, though he fiercely resisted being labelled as "a science fiction writer". (Considering some of the company his work would be keeping in the annals of TV sci-fi writing, one can understand his reluctance.)
28th Jul '15 2:43:16 AM moloch
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'''Nigel Kneale''' (1922 - 2006) was a popular and influential British screenwriter whose work had a lasting effect on television drama.
Many of his works contain SF and horror elements, though he fiercely resisted being labelled as "a science fiction writer". (Considering some of the company his work would keeping in the annals of TV sci-fi writing, one can understand his reluctance.)

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'''Nigel Kneale''' (1922 - 2006) was a popular and influential British screenwriter whose work had a lasting effect on television drama. \n Many of his works contain SF and horror elements, though he fiercely resisted being labelled as "a science fiction writer". (Considering some of the company his work would keeping in the annals of TV sci-fi writing, one can understand his reluctance.)
16th May '15 10:13:37 PM nombretomado
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* ''The Creature'', later adapted as the HammerHorror film ''The Abominable Snowman'' (both also starring Peter Cushing).

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* ''The Creature'', later adapted as the HammerHorror Film/HammerHorror film ''The Abominable Snowman'' (both also starring Peter Cushing).



* The Witches, a Creator/HammerHorror starring Joan Fontaine.

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* The Witches, a Creator/HammerHorror Film/HammerHorror starring Joan Fontaine.
2nd May '15 9:24:03 AM aoicor
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'''Nigel Kneale''' (1922 - 2006) was a popular and influential British screenwriter whose work had a lasting effect on television drama.

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'''Nigel Kneale''' (1922 - 2006) was a popular and influential British screenwriter whose work had a lasting effect on television drama.
2nd Feb '15 9:22:20 PM LeeM
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* A famous adaptation of ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'' starring Creator/PeterCushing. The Room 101 scene is notable as the cause of one of the first big controversies over violence/horror in British TV history, with a motion in the House of Commons denouncing it, and the ''Daily Express'' accusing the programme of frightening a woman to death.

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* A famous adaptation of ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'' starring Creator/PeterCushing. [[note]] There were two live performances, the second of which survives as a film recording.[[/note]] The Room 101 scene is notable as the cause of one of the first big controversies over violence/horror in British TV history, with a motion in the House of Commons denouncing it, and the ''Daily Express'' accusing the programme of frightening a woman to death.
9th Sep '14 3:23:45 PM moloch
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* The Witches, a Creator/HammerHorror starring Joan Fontaine.
3rd Apr '14 8:31:24 PM PaulA
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* ''The Year of the Sex Olympics'', prescient drama set in a dystopian future where the population is kept docile with a diet of low-brow reality shows

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* ''The Year of the Sex Olympics'', ''Film/TheYearOfTheSexOlympics'', prescient drama set in a dystopian future where the population is kept docile with a diet of low-brow reality shows



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Other works by Nigel Kneale provide examples of:

* BreadAndCircuses: ''The Year of the Sex Olympics''
* DeadlyGame: What the reality show in ''The Year of the Sex Olympics'' becomes in order to boost audience interest.
* NonIndicativeName: ''The Year of the Sex Olympics''
* RealityTV: The ShowWithinAShow in ''The Year of the Sex Olympics'', prefiguring ''BigBrother'' by thirty years
* SciFiGhetto
* TrumanShowPlot: ''The Year of the Sex Olympics''

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Other works by Nigel Kneale provide examples of:

* BreadAndCircuses: ''The Year of the Sex Olympics''
* DeadlyGame: What the reality show in ''The Year of the Sex Olympics'' becomes in order to boost audience interest.
* NonIndicativeName: ''The Year of the Sex Olympics''
* RealityTV: The ShowWithinAShow in ''The Year of the Sex Olympics'', prefiguring ''BigBrother'' by thirty years
* SciFiGhetto
* TrumanShowPlot: ''The Year of the Sex Olympics''
''Film/TheYearOfTheSexOlympics''
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