Blake’s 7, Series 1

Blake’s 7, Series 1

by Terry Nation (BBC, 1978)

TV poster: “Blake’s 7, Series 1” by Terry Nation (BBC, 1978)

Terry Nation’s scripts present as increasingly ham-fisted but the guest stars are generally very good and the regulars are so well cast as to become immediately iconic. The edgy character dynamics give the programme punch beyond its dated parade of SF tropes.

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