Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Assigned: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Sapphire and Steel” as Want to Read:
Assigned: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Sapphire and Steel
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Assigned: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Sapphire and Steel

3.8 of 5 stars 3.80  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Sapphire & Steel charted the efforts of two mysterious 'agents', named Sapphire (Joanna Lumley) and Steel (David McCallum), as they were given a number of 'assignments'. featuring everything from a faceless man and a vengeful soldier, to living nursery rhymes and a time-trapped motorway cafe.The series was innovative, intelligent and terrifying, and it has stayed in th...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published May 31st 2011 by Telos (first published May 28th 2011)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Assigned, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Assigned

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-14 of 15)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
I am a big fan of David Howe‘s publishing company; Telos. They have produced (and continue to produce) some of the best books available on genre television, many of which sit proudly on my bookshelves. Assigned! The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Sapphire & Steel by Richard Callaghan is another in Telos’ ever expanding range.

I’ve always loved Sapphire & Steel but, as a fairly short-lived series, there has been little in the way of coverage of it apart from the occasional articles i...more
Richard Callaghan has written an excellent and long overdue book documenting and analysing one of ITV's best contributions to UK fantasy television. Unlike Doctor Who, which has an embarrassment of books about its history, the story behind the making of "Sapphire and Steel" is largely untold. Callaghan has done some excellent detective work, pulling together archive interviews and new ones for this book, together with odd bits of surviving ATV paperwork to build a history.

His in-depth analysis o...more
Melanie marked it as to-read
Aug 21, 2014
Jennifer marked it as to-read
Aug 20, 2014
Aaron marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2014
Mesembryanthemum marked it as to-read
Sep 18, 2014
Brad Cooper
Brad Cooper marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2013
Ennio marked it as to-read
Jan 24, 2013
Barbara marked it as to-read
Feb 06, 2012
Becky marked it as to-read
May 10, 2011
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Assigned!: The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to Sapphire and Steel My Scotland

Share This Book