The British Experimental Rocket Group launches a manned space ship and Professor Bernard Quatermass (Jason Flemyng) joins his colleagues John Paterson (Mark Gatiss) and Judith Carroon (Indira Varma) in tracking the rocket's journey. When all contact is lost Judith has extra cause for concern - her husband, Victor (Andy Tiernan), is one of the three astronauts on board. The rocket crash lands but only Victor emerges, clearly afflicted with a debilitating illness. Dr Gordon Briscoe (David Tennant) joins Quatermass in trying to diagnose Carroon's strange contamination. Carroon escapes and Ministry of Defence investigator Lomax (Adrian Dunbar) leads a desperate hunt across London. As Carroon's horrifying mutation accelerates, Quatermass realises that his experiment has placed the whole of mankind in jeopardy...

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The Quatermass Experiment (1955)

Classic/Science-Fiction

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The British Experimental Rocket Group launches a manned space ship and Professor Bernard Quatermass (Jason Flemyng) joins his colleagues John Paterson (Mark Gatiss) and Judith Carroon (Indira Varma) in tracking the rocket's journey. When all contact is lost Judith has extra cause for concern - her husband, Victor (Andy Tiernan), is one of the three astronauts on board. The rocket crash lands but only Victor emerges, clearly afflicted with a debilitating illness. Dr Gordon Briscoe (David Tennant) joins Quatermass in trying to diagnose Carroon's strange contamination. Carroon escapes and Ministry of Defence investigator Lomax (Adrian Dunbar) leads a desperate hunt across London. As Carroon's horrifying mutation accelerates, Quatermass realises that his experiment has placed the whole of mankind in jeopardy...

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Cast
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Brian Donlevy

Prof. Bernard Quatermass
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Jack Warner

Insp. Lomax
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Margia Dean

Mrs. Judith Carroon
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Thora Hird

Rosemary 'Rosie' Elizabeth Rigly
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Gordon Jackson

BBC TV producer
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David King-Wood

Dr. Gordon Briscoe
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Harold Lang

Christie
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Lionel Jeffries

Blake
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Sam Kydd

Police sergeant questioning Rosie
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Richard Wordsworth

Victor Carroon
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Jane Aird

Mrs. Lomax (uncredited)
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Margaret Anderson

Maggie (uncredited)
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Jane Asher

Little Girl (uncredited)
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Harry Brunning

Night Porter (uncredited)
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Eric Corrie

Maggie's Boyfriend (uncredited)
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Edward Dane

Station Policeman (uncredited)
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Gron Davies

Charles Green (uncredited)
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Basil Dignam

Sir Lionel Dean (uncredited)
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James Drake

Sound Engineer (uncredited)
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Mollie Glessing

Mother at Zoo (uncredited)
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Michael Godfrey

Crash Site Fireman (uncredited)
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Donald Gray

TV Announcer (uncredited)
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Arthur Gross

TV Floor Director (uncredited)
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Ernest Hare

Crash Site Fire Chief (uncredited)
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Betty Impey

Central Clinic Nurse (uncredited)
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Fred Johnson

Inspector (uncredited)
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Maurice Kaufmann

Marsh (uncredited)
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John Kerr

Film Lab Technician (uncredited)
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Henry B. Longhurst

George - Maggie's Father (uncredited)
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Arthur Lovegrove

Sgt. Bromley (uncredited)
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Barry Lowe

Tucker - Night Nurse (uncredited)
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Mayne Lynton

Zoo Superintendent (uncredited)
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Bartlett Mullins

Zookeeper (uncredited)
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Frank Phillips

BBC Announcer (uncredited)
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George Roderick

Local Policeman (uncredited)
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John Stirling

Major at Crash Site (uncredited)
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Marianne Stone

Central Clinic Nurse (uncredited)
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Toke Townley

The Chemist (uncredited)
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Stanley Van Beers

Dr. Ludwig Reichenheim (uncredited)
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John Wynn

Det. Sgt. Best (uncredited)
Crew
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Val Guest

Director
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Val Guest

Writer
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