Morgunblaðið 8th April 1978

People from the BBC are preparing to film a television series in Iceland

– Story by Desmond Bagley: Út í óvissuna

Desmond Bagley Running Blind Icelandic media article from Morgunbladid 8th April 1978.

People from BBC Television have arrived to prepare for a television adaptation of Desmond Bagley’s novel Út í óvissuna [Running Blind], which is set in Iceland. The intention is for filming to take place during the summer, resulting in three 50-minute television episodes. It is planned that Icelandic actors will take part in the series, with the possibility of both large and small roles.

A few years ago, the author came to Iceland with a screenwriter with the intention to make a film based on the novel. However, that never came to fruition.

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Notes

  1. ‘Menn frá BBC undirbúa töku sjónvarpsmyndar hér á landi’: Morgunblaðið, 8 April 1978, p. 48; © mbl.is / Árvakur hf.