In late January / early February 1978, the Head of BBC Drama Serials, Ronnie Marsh, asked Terry Nation to draft a concept document for Series B of Blake’s 7. Here we present the text of that document in full.
BLAKE’S SEVEN - SERIES TWO
Whilst it must always be our aim to improve, and whilst we should be ready to alter and modify, I think it most important that the changes we make do not interfere too greatly with t...
Throughout the lifetime of the series, a number of Blake’s 7 scripts and storylines went unmade for all sorts of reasons. Some were shelved due to budgetary concerns while others simply fell out of favour once they had been fleshed out beyond the initial pitch. Some of these storylines exist today as completed scripts while others never got beyond the concept stage.
As Series A was entirely written by Terry Nation, the scripti...
On 4 June 1977, the BBC announced Blake’s 7 to the public in a five page press release. Here we present the full text of that document.
A NEW AND MAJOR BBC TELEVISION SERIES OF SPACE ADVENTURE
A first series of thirteen episodes is already in pre-production and principal shooting will begin in September. It is hoped to transmit the first episode in early 1978. The special aim of the series is to provide famil...