figures state that the live version of The Quatermass
Experiment which went out earlier this month on BBC4
here in the UK, received around 500,000 viewers. Whilst seemingly
a small audience, it was well received amongst satellite channels,
and provided BBC4 with its biggest audience in a year.
Jason Flemying starred as Professor Quatermass, with
future Doctor Who David Tennant and League of Gentlemen
performer Mark Gatiss, and Isla Blair amongst the support.
have already been showing up on ebay, but the BBC is planning to
release the serial on DVD at a later date (possibly this year),
including behind the scenes material.