Out of the Unknown (1965-1971)

UK, 4 October 1965-30 June 1971
an4 episodes, 49 episodes, average 52m
videotape, black and white, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British science fiction, fantasy and horror anthology television series.

Premise

An anthology of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories, initially adapted from some of the best literary works in the genres, but later adding specially written pieces to its repertoire.

Episodes

Series One (1965)
No Place Like Earth (4 October 1965)
The Counterfeit Man (11 October 1965)
Stranger in the Family (18 October 1965)
The Dead Past (25 October 1965)
Time in Advance (1 November 1965)
Come Buttercup, Come Daisy, Come… ? (8 November 1965)
Sucker Bait (15 November 1965)
The Fox and the Forest (22 November 1965)
Andover and the Android (29 November 1965)
Some Lapse of Time (6 December 1965)
Thirteen to Centaurus (13 December 1965)
The Midas Plague (20 December 1965)

Series Two (1966-1967)
The Machine Stops (6 October 1966)
Frankenstein Mark II (13 October 1966)
Lambda I (20 October 1966)
Level Seven (27 October 1966)
Second Childhood (10 November 1966)
The World in Silence (17 November 1966)
The Eye (24 November 1966)
Tunnel Under the World (1 December 1966)
The Fastest Draw (8 December 1966)
Too Many Cooks (15 December 1966)
Walk’s End (22 December 1966)
Satisfaction Guaranteed (29 December 1966)
The Prophet (1 January 1967)

Series Three (1969)
Immortality Inc (7 January 1969)
Liar! (14 January 1969)
The Last Lonely Man (21 January 1969)
Beach Head (28 January 1969)
Something in the Cellar (4 February 1969)
Random Quest (11 February 1969)
The Naked Sun (18 February 1969)
The Little Black Bag (25 February 1969)
1 + 1 = 1.5 (4 March 1969)
The Fosters (11 March 1969)
Target Generation (18 March 1969)
The Yellow Pill (25 March 1969)
Get Off My Cloud (1 April 1969)

Series Four(1971)
Taste of Evil (21 April 1971)
To Lay a Ghost (28 April 1971)
This Body Is Mine (5 May 1971)
Deathday (12 May 1971)
The Sons and Daughters of Tomorrow (19 May 1971)
Welcome Home (26 May 1971)
The Last Witness (2 June 1971)
The Man in My Head (9 June 1971)
The Chopper (16 June 1971)
The Uninvited (23 June 1971)
The Shattered Eye (30 June 1971)

References

Periodicals
Epi-Log no.16 pp.30-34 – episode guide, credits
The Listener vol.121 no.3112 (4 May 1989) p.22 – letter
Primetime vol.1 no.5 (Spring 1983) pp.8-9; 10 – illustrated interview with Irene; episode guide
Time Screen no.7 (revised) pp.24, 25 – note

Books
Complete Directory to Science Fiction and Horror Television Shows, The p.592 – credits, episode guide, short article
The Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction (3rd Edition) – by Roger Fulton pp.289-300 – credits, short article, episode guide