Classic Cult TV Club – Omega Factor
Classic Cult TV Club
Omega Factor; Series 1 episode 4 After Image
Episode first screened In U.K in 1979. Created by Jack Gerson, produced by George Gallaccio and starring James Hazeldine and Louise Jameson
Podcast recorded 08-05-2019
Welcome to the Classic Cult TV Club, (CCtvC), with Justin, Janette, Alex, Lisa, Gypsy and Angus.
The “culters” turn back the clock again this month to watch a “cult classic” from 1979 made by BBC Scotland which evokes fond memories for some, but many questions from others.
So how well has the series aged? Would young audiences today find it worth watching? How have the ideas which inform the narrative dated and what influence has The Omega Factor had on other TV shows if any. And why did Mary Whitehouse object to this series? To find out listen to the podcast.
Big Finish has produced an audio drama of The Omega Factor. You can find out more about it here.
Opening and closing music courtesy of Matt Oakley @Free Music Archive