Nigel Kneale


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
April 18, 1922

Died
October 29, 2006


Nigel Kneale was a British screenwriter. He is best known for being the creator of Professor Bernard Quatermass. Kneale wrote four Quatermass TV serials in total between 1953 and 1979 as well as BBC radio docudrama retrospective "The Quatermass Memoirs" that was first broadcast in 1995. Kneale also wrote such programs as The Year Of The Sex Olympics, The Stone Tape and the 1989 adaptation of Susan Hill's novel The Woman in Black.

Average rating: 3.92 · 2,255 ratings · 202 reviews · 34 distinct works
Quatermass (Quatermass #4)

3.83 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1977 — 7 editions
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Quatermass and the Pit (Qua...

4.23 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 1960 — 3 editions
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The Quatermass Experiment (...

4.14 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1959 — 3 editions
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Quatermass II (Quatermass #2)

4.17 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1960 — 2 editions
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The Quatermass Memoirs

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Tomato Cain and Other Stories

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The Year of the Sex Olympic...

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The Patter of Tiny Feet and...

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Timeless Stories for Today ...

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4.07 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1952 — 4 editions
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Ghosts: A Treasury of Chill...

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The Quatermass Experiment Quatermass II Quatermass and the Pit Quatermass
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“I never had a career. Only work.”
Nigel Kneale, Quatermass and the Pit

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