No.6 returns to TV in 08

If the words, “I am not a number, I am a free man!” make your heart all a-flutter, here's some happy news: Number 6 is coming back to TV in January ‘08. AMC, along with the U.K. companies Granada and Sky One, is reviving The Prisoner,
the four-decade-old sci-fi cult favorite. “This is truly an iconic
piece of television and will fit well side-by-side with the classic
cinematic works of all time,” Charlie Collier, the mostly movie
network's executive vice president and general manager tells TV Guide.

For those whose familiarity with TV incarcerations begins with Oz, The Prisoner
is a British series about a former government operative who is drugged
and taken to a surreal seaside village where everyone is monitored
24/7, no one can leave, and most inhabitants wear vaguely naval
outfits.

The show's hero, called only Number 6, is under constant siege
to reveal secrets to an unnamed interrogator — the ever-changing Number
2. “Not knowing who to trust, Number 6 is driven by the desperate need
to discover the truth behind the Village, the reason for his being
there, and most importantly, how he can survive and escape to his
previous life,” says Collier.

“There are so many elements that make The Prisoner relevant today,” he adds. “The battle of the individual against the system, and on and on.”

How very true. You can read the full article in TV Guide here.

If you are a fan of The Prisoner, then click on the rotating No.6 logo on the page header to access the website.

I am not a number, I am a free man

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Ian Parker-Joseph, former Leader of the Libertarian Party UK, who currently heads PDPS Internet Hosting and the Personal Deed Poll Services company, has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, providing Business Consulting, Programme and Project Management, specialising in the recovery of Projects that have failed in a process driven world. Ian’s experience is not limited to the UK, and he has successfully delivered projects in the Middle East, Africa, US, Russia, Poland, France and Germany. Working within different cultures, Ian has occupied high profile roles within multi-nationals such as Nortel and Cable & Wireless. These experiences have given Ian an excellent insight into world events, and the way that they can shape our own national future. His extensive overseas experiences have made him all too aware of how the UK interacts with its near neighbours, its place in the Commonwealth, and how our nation fits into the wider world. He is determined to rebuild many of the friendships and commercial relationships with other nations that have been sadly neglected over the years, and would like to see greater energy and food security in these countries, for the benefit of all. Ian is a vocal advocate of small government, individual freedom, low taxation and a minimum of regulation. Ian believes deeply and passionately in freedom and independence in all areas of life, and is now bringing his professional experiences to bear in the world of politics.
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