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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 »