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Block, Bob

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.

(1921-2011) UK scriptwriter, mostly for BBC radio and television, from as early as 1954 with scripts for Life with the Lyons in both mediums; he created and scripted one series, Robert's Robots (1973); and has novelized some of his other scripts of genre interest, including more than one for Rentaghost (1976), as well as Galloping Galaxies! (1987), which adapts scripts from Galloping Galaxies! (1985), a spoof space series derivative of Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker works, set on the spaceship Voyager complete with comic robot. [JC]

Bob Block

born Plymouth, Devon: 20 July 1921

died 17 April 2011




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