Monday, 12 January 2015
RIP Brian Clemens
Another sad loss to the entertainment world, Brian Clemens, creator of The Avengers and The Professionals has died aged 83.
The scriptwriter and producer had a host of impressive TV credits including The Avengers, The New Avengers, The Professionals, CI5: The New Professionals, The Persuaders!, Danger Man, The Champions, The Baron, The Protectors, Adam Adamant Lives!, Remington Steele, Perry Mason, Bergerac and Bugs. He was also responsible for the Hammer films Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter and Dr Jekyll and Sister Hyde, as well as And Soon The Darkness, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad and Highlander II: The Quickening. In 2010 the Queen awarded him the OBE for services to drama and broadcasting; valid recognition for a man who left an indelible and influential mark upon the TV landscape. He truly had the Midas touch when it came to the adventure genre