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    Blake's 7

    Post  UKSteve on April 27th 2017, 9:47 am

    I'm probably shouting into the void here, but has anyone seen Blake's 7?

    It was a BBC sci-fi series written by Terry Nation (creator of the Daleks) that ran from 1978-81, and apart from an early 80s re-run has been largely overlooked since. Which is a shame, because I recently picked up a DVD box set and I'd either forgotten, or didn't appreciate at the time, how good it actually is. It's sort of like 1984 re-imagined as a space opera, or Firefly with Classic Who-style aesthetics.

    Also, one of the episodes has Brian Blessed as the self-appointed 'one true God', which is kind of fun unless somebody points out that he's not God, he's just Grampy Rabbit on a power trip.

    *sigh* we really need some more British geeks here to know what I'm blithering on about...

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    Re: Blake's 7

    Post  AdamCollings on April 27th 2017, 5:51 pm

    The name sounds familiar, but no haven't seen it.

    Nice to know Terry Nation did other things. It's funny how somebody can become known for just one thing.

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