2022 marks the centenary of the birth of legendary screenwriter Nigel Kneale. To celebrate that fact, HOME’s annual screenwriter in focus season is devoted to Kneale’s work. Whilst many will be familiar with Nigel Kneale as one of the great creative forces within the field of science fiction on television, it may be surprising to learn that he was also a master at adaptation; both of his own works in other mediums and of work by others. So, enjoy a journey into the unknown this January with some surprising and well-known examples of the screenwriting work of Nigel Kneale.
Curated by Andy Murray, author of Into the Unknown: The Fantastic Life of Nigel Kneale and Andy Willis, Professor of Film Studies at University of Salford.