Tomorrow’s show: 50 Years of The Prisoner
December 28, 2017
— Resonance FM broadcast
Tomorrow at 7.30pm on Resonance 104.4 FM and DAB, Electric Sheep presents: 50 Years of The Prisoner
A special two hour programme celebrating the 50th anniversary of classic cult TV show The Prisoner. Alex Fitch talks to two editors of the show – Ian Rakoff and John S. Smith – and hosts a live commentary track for the episode Living in Harmony with Smith, Rakoff (who also wrote the episode), Prisoner historian Rick Davy, and Rob Fairclough, writer of The Official Prisoner Companion book.
Living in Harmony was broadcast on 29/12/67, exactly 50 years before this broadcast, and the interviews and live commentary were recorded at the ‘Mind Mash 2015’ event organised by The Unmutual website. If listeners want to watch the episode while listening to the broadcast, there’ll be a countdown to pressing play on the DVD player / Amazon video stream. The broadcast also features classic tracks by Albert Elms and Ron Grainer from the soundtrack of The Prisoner.
Info about ‘Mind Mash 2015’ on The Unmutual website
Ian Rakoff’s blog at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Info about John S Smith and Ian Rakoff at IMDb.com
Alex Fitch’s previous interviews with Ian Rakoff
Alex’s podcast on the 42nd anniversary of The Prisoner featuring Andrew Cartmel, Sophia Cacciola and Jessica Fostekew
Download Living in Harmony / buy The Prisoner: 50th Anniversary Edition box set [Blu-ray]via Amazon
Buy the audio version of The Prisoner from Big Finish