Peter Graham Scott

Peter Graham Scott – Captain Clegg AKA Night Creatures (1962)

Synopsis:
In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain Collier (Patrick Allen) and his crew to check it out. As the Captain gets into his investigation, mysterious swamp phantoms cloud up the real issue which seems plain enough to see. Captain Collier suspects that the odd village vicar (Peter Cushing) might be hiding something, and what better way to do that than by fortuitous ghosts to scare away the curious, or by posing as someone he is not? Read More »

Peter Graham Scott – Children of the Stones (1977)

reviewed by Richard Bowden
(Spoilers Ahead)

Children Of The Stones has been called ‘the children’s Wicker Man’ – one indication of the high regard with which this seven-part 1977 British television series is still held. Resemblances between Robin Hardy’s 1973 cult classic are certainly strong, notably the pervasive strength of the pagan cult which threatens to overwhelm Adam Brake (Gareth Thomas) and his son Matthew (Peter Denim). Other influences include that of Nigel Kneale, whose work had been so prominent in British TV science fantasy. Thomas had already appeared playing a minor part in Kneale’s Quatermass And The Pit (1967). Read More »