Sapphire & Steel charted the efforts of two mysterious ‘agents’, named Sapphire (Joanna Lumley) and Steel (David McCallum), as they were given a number of ‘assignments’. featuring everything from a faceless man and a vengeful soldier, to living nursery rhymes and a time-trapped motorway cafe.
The series was innovative, intelligent and terrifying, and it has stayed in the memories of all who saw it.
In this guide, Richard Callaghan delves into the six televised ‘assignments’ and finds out what made them tick. He explores the continuity and background to the show, and gives all the facts and figures as well as a critical commentary. The show’s spin-off books and audio adventures are also discussed and reviewed.
192pp. 6×9 paperback book.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Richard Callaghan was terrified of Sapphire & Steel as a child and set out to write a book hopefully to reflect what he regarded as an outstanding television programme. Based around the West Midlands area, he can occasionally be seen studying Media.