Adam Adamant Lives! was a British television series that ran from 1966 to 1967 on the BBC. Proposing that an adventurer from the early 20th century had been revived from hibernation in 1966, the show was a comedy adventure that took a satirical look at life in the 1960s through the eyes of an Edwardian.
Last Episode02x13 A Sinister Sort of Service Aired: Mar. 25, 1967
Is The Face behind a series of robberies?
Series Fun Facts
- Sydey Newman used the Victotian character to look at the differences between the times in an objective way.
- In 2002, the long-running CBBC magazine show Blue Peter (UK) ran an eight part Victorian era drama called "Quest II: The Hunt for the Blue Stone". Gerald Harper appeared, whilst the…
[show]In 2002, the long-running CBBC magazine show Blue Peter (UK) ran an eight part Victorian era drama called "Quest II: The Hunt for the Blue Stone". Gerald Harper appeared, whilst the mysterious whispering villain, whose face was concealed behind a mask, was tellingly called The Visage. The serial also tipped its hat to The Avengers (UK) and The Prisoner (UK).
- Sydney Newman conceived The Avengers while at ABC TV and having writer Brian Clemens flesh out the concept. He would later move over to BBC Television and create Adam Adamant with Verity Lambert.