Quatermass (disambiguation)

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Quatermass may best be known as the surname of the title character of a British science fiction franchise of several television serials and films, and a radio production. Other notable uses of the word were inspired by this franchise.

Quatermass franchise[edit]

Professor Bernard Quatermass is a fictional scientist created by the writer Nigel Kneale, who appeared in several British dramatized productions:

Television serials[edit]


  • The Quatermass Xperiment (Hammer Film Productions, 1955), released in the United States as The Creeping Unknown or Shock!!
  • Quatermass 2 (Hammer Film Productions, 1957), released in the United States as The Enemy from Space
  • Quatermass and the Pit (Hammer Film Productions, 1967), released in the United States as Five Million Years to Earth


Other uses[edit]