Quatermass Experiment Sucess on BBC 4


.The Quatermass Experiment, a live two-hour adaptation of classic Fifties series The Quatermass Experiment, starring Jason Flemyng as the eponymous lead with Mark Gatiss and David Tennant also featuring, achieved the highest viewing figures for an origination on the channel (BBC FOUR) in the past 12 months when it aired live on Saturday (2 April) with a peak of 524,000 viewers.

It was the most watched programme in that time slot across all the non-terrestrial channels and is the second highest performing origination in the channel’s history, beaten only by the acclaimed Alan Clark Diaries starring John Hurt.

The original Quatermass Experiment (what remains of it as broadcast live there is little remaining footage) is available on DVD with Quatermass 2 and Quatermass And The Pit. ]]>

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