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Him and children's author Creator/JudithKerr (''Literature/TheTigerWhoCameToTea'') made an unlikely CreatorCouple.

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Him and children's author Creator/JudithKerr (''Literature/TheTigerWhoCameToTea'') together made an unlikely CreatorCouple.


* ''Film/HalloweenIIISeasonOfTheWitch'' (the one with no Michael Myers) -- wrote the original screenplay, but left in protest of ExecutiveMeddling

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* ''Film/HalloweenIIISeasonOfTheWitch'' (the one with no Michael Myers) -- wrote the original screenplay, but left in protest of ExecutiveMeddling
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Him and children's author Creator/JudithKerr (''Literature/TheTigerWhoCameToTea'') made an unlikely CreatorCouple.

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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.)

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'''Nigel Kneale''' 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.)


* ''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''.


* ''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''.


* ''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).


'''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.)


'''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.)


* ''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.


'''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.


* 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.

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


* ''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''


* ''Film/TheStoneTape''



* ComputerEqualsTapeDrive: Averted in ''The Stone Tape'' -- the computer has a tape drive, but it would in that day and age, and the rest of the computer is also present and depicted accurately.



* LivingMemory: The premise of ''The Stone Tape''

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