In 1966, the BBC turned to Doctor Who creator Sydney Newman and producer Verity Lambert for an idea to emulate ITV's success with The Avengers, Adam Adamant Lives! saw ever-so British star Gerald Harper take the lead role and Ridley Scott, acclaimed director of Gladiator and Alien, direct several episodes. Only two series were made but three decades later a certain Austin Powers exquisitely parodied the series...
Bought as a present, then borrowed it.
These episodes are what British TV was all
about. Innovative, stylish and well written.
If only they did that today!
For all its faults "Adam Adamant Lives!" still has that elusive quality.....charm!
And Juliet Harmer is still utterly delightful!
A fantastic series. Made in the early sixties it can easily stand up to series like The Avengers. Highly recommended.Published 13 months ago by TARDIS Traveller
Those who remember this series should enjoy this box set. I am up to watching disc three at the moment. Totally wacky but really fun and enjoyable. Read morePublished on 25 Jun. 2013 by R. cooke
When I purchased this box set I was slightly unsure of what to expect, knowing only about the series through my deep-held appreciation of Doctor Who and reading a little about this... Read morePublished on 7 Jun. 2013 by Amazon Customer
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